Delve into legendary Alexandria, Egypt's capital for a millennium and once home to one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Wander the Roman amphitheatres, palaces, and catacombs of Egypt's gateway to the Mediterranean. Starting from Cairo, spend a day and a half exploring Alexandria's Greek, Roman, and Byzantine history in one of the greatest cities of the Hellenic world. And with a top-notch Chief Experience Officer (CEO) from door to door, you'll know you're in good hands the whole time.
Price per person359 EUR
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In the morning, travel from Cairo to Alexandria. Visit the Roman theatre of Kom el Dikka, as well as the Montazah Summer Palace. In the evening, opt to head to one of the city's seafood restaurants. Explore Alexandria with an expert CEO. Its vast history, unique Mediterranean location and distinctly European feel set it apart from other Egyptian cities.
Visit the sights of Kom el Dikka, the only Roman theatre of its kind in Egypt, and the Montzah Summer Palace, known for its peaceful gardens.
Opt to wander the seaside corniche or stop to enjoy a coffee at one of the many European style cafes.
In the evening, opt to head to the bar at the famous Cecil Hotel for a sunset drink.
Day 2 - Alexandria/Cairo
Enjoy a full-day of sightseeing, exploring this beautiful city. Wander the fort and citadel of Qaitbay, learn the history behind Pompey's Pillar and who is buried in the underground catacombs. Travel back to Cairo in the late afternoon where the tour ends on arrival. Set out with your CEO to visit the fort and citadel of Qaitbay. The citadel was built on the spot of the Lighthouse of Alexandria.
Visit Pompey's Pillar and the catacombs of Kom ash-Shuqqafa, built for a single wealthy family. Finally, visit the new Alexandria Library.
In the late afternoon, travel back to Cairo where the tour ends on arrival. Opt to end at the airport for onward travel or at a hotel in the city (overnight not included).
Hotel (1 nt).
Private car/van, walking.
Allow USD60-80 for meals not included.
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No optional activities