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Alexandria full day trip with lunch

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Experience the legendary city of Alexandria on this full-day trip with lunch. Discover the remnants of the ancient city, including the Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa and Pompey's Pillar. Marvel at the magnificent Library of Alexandria, home to more than 8 million books. Visit the historic Fort of Qaitbay, which overlooks the sea and offers breathtaking views. With a total duration of 720 minutes, this tour will take you on a journey through time, immersing you in the rich history and culture of Alexandria. Don't miss out on this incredible opportunity to explore one of the Seven Wonders of the Middle Ages. Book your trip now and embark on an unforgettable adventure.

About this experience

  • Free Cancellation For a full refund cancel at least before the start of your booking
  • Admission Not Included
  • 12 hours
  • Suitable for 2-15 Participants
  • Private Tour, Small Group Tour
  • Guided Experience
  • Explore the Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa
  • Marvel at Pompey's Pillar and temple of Serapium
  • Visit the iconic Library of Alexandria
  • Admire the historic Fort Qaitbey
  • Experience the legendary city of Alexandria
  • Private transportation
  • Bottled water
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Egyptologist (Tour Guide)
  • Other than the Itenrary

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Introduction

Alexandria, the city of legends, best known for its magnificent library that held over 8 million books, offers a fascinating full-day tour. Despite some parts of the ancient city being lost to the sea and others hidden beneath the modern city, the remnants of its glorious past can still be explored.

What to expect?

During this 720-minute tour, you will embark on an incredible journey through Alexandria's rich history and architectural marvels. First, you will visit the Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa, one of the Seven Wonders of the Middle Ages, where an underground burial complex showcases remarkable art and design. Next, you'll marvel at Pompey's Pillar, an ancient column surrounded by the majestic temple of Serapium. And no visit to Alexandria is complete without exploring the impressive Library of Alexandria, known as the Bibliotheca Alexandrina. Finally, you will have the opportunity to admire the Fort of Qaitbey, once the site of the iconic Pharos lighthouse, while enjoying the breathtaking views of the Mediterranean Sea.

Who is this for?

This tour is perfect for history enthusiasts, culture lovers, and adventurous souls seeking to delve into the wonders of ancient Alexandria. Whether you are a passionate bibliophile eager to explore the remnants of the ancient library or simply someone drawn to the intrigue of ancient civilizations, this tour offers an unforgettable experience for all.

Why book this?

Embarking on this immersive journey through Alexandria will transport you back in time to witness the splendor of one of history's greatest cities. As you walk in the footsteps of pharaohs and philosophers, you'll gain a deeper understanding of Egypt's captivating past. Immerse yourself in the fascinating stories behind the catacombs, temples, and fortresses that have shaped Alexandria's legacy. The expert guides will provide insightful narratives, bringing history to life with their knowledge and passion. Uncover the secrets of the Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa, admire the grandeur of Pompey's Pillar, marvel at the modern incarnation of the Library of Alexandria, and embrace the enchanting views from the Fort of Qaitbey.

Good to know

While indulging in this exploration, take note that this tour does not include transportation or meals, giving you the freedom to choose your preferred means of getting around and savoring local cuisine. Keep in mind that comfortable footwear is advisable due to the extensive walking involved in this tour. Be prepared to be mesmerized by the rich heritage and captivating stories that Alexandria generously shares with its visitors.

Reviews

Those who have embarked on this full-day tour consistently express their awe at the well-preserved remnants of Alexandria's ancient world. Visitors praise the expertise of the guides, describing their narratives as captivating and informative. The Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa, Pompey's Pillar, the Library of Alexandria, and the Fort of Qaitbey have left a lasting impression on travelers, who consider this tour an absolute must for history enthusiasts and anyone curious about Egypt's extraordinary past.

How long before the event do I need to book?

  • You can book at any time before the event

Vouchers accepted in the following formats

  • Mobile

Is an adult required for the booking?

  • At least one adult or senior required per booking

Your Itinerary

Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa

Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa (one of the Seven Wonders of the Middle Ages)

Admission Not Included

Pompey's Pillar

Pompey's pillar and the temple of Serapium

Admission Not Included

Bibliotheca Alexandrina

Library of Alexandria (Bibliotheca Alexandrina)

Admission Not Included

Fort Qaitbey

Fort of Qaitbay (site of the old lighthouse of Alexandria, Pharos) overlooking at the fort from outside

Reviews

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adsteampk

Egypt Eye Tour has an excellent team and they provided the best services highly recommended, soon I'll make another trip with this agency
Collected by Evendo, Tripadvisor & Viator
2024-04-15 09:01