Alexandria, Cleopatra fabled city
Our Alexandria tour shows you the fabled city of Cleopatra…
Our Tour includes roundtrip transportation from Cairo, 2 nights at a 5 stars hotel (BB), 2 lunches at sea view restaurants and in-depth sightseeing with your expert English-speaking guide.
In an air-conditioned vehicle, our professional driver will take you from Cairo to the Mediterranean coast. On arrival in the colorful ancient port of Alexandria, you’ll have lunch at a sea view restaurant and then check in to the 5 stars Mediterranean Sea view Hotel. Settle in to your room and enjoy the balance of this day at leisure. Meals: L
After breakfast, your guide will be waiting to take you on a comprehensive guided tour of this historic city, beginning with the ancient catacombs. Discovered in 1900, this is the largest known Roman burial site in Egypt. You’ll also see Pompey’s Pillar, an impressive monolithic column that was erected in honor of Emperor Diocletian. From here, your sightseeing continues with the ancient Roman amphitheater and the spectacular Qaitbay Citadel, built in the 15th century on the exact site of the famous Lighthouse of Alexandria, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.
The Royal Library of Alexandria was one of the greatest libraries of the ancient world and flourished from its construction in the 3rd century BC until its destructions centuries later. Today, the Bibliotheca Alexandrina stands as a marvel of the modern world. Shaped like a giant discus embedded in the ground, its granite facades are carved with letters, pictograms, characters and hieroglyphs from more than 120 different scripts. Inside, its main reading room can hold 8 million books and accommodate 2,500 people under its distinctive sloping roof. Before returning to your hotel, you’ll visit this striking contemporary library and have lunch at a sea view restaurant. After lunch, you will visit Montazah Park with its beautiful landscaped grounds and sweeping views of the sea. Meals: B+L
After breakfast, your air-conditioned vehicle will be waiting to take you back to Cairo. Meals: L
Five stars standard : Steigenberger Cecil or similar hotel.
Five stars deluxe : Four Seasons Hotel or similar hotel.