Private Day Tour from Cairo to Alexandria

Private Day Tour from Cairo to Alexandria
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$86
Duration: 10 hours
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Description

Explore Alexandria and visit Pompey's Pillar, a relic from the temple of Serapis, Qaitbay Citadel, built on the site of the ancient pharaohs, the Catacombs and Montazah Palace.

A qualified tour guide will pick you up from your hotel/ airport in an A/C Van. You will then travel to Alexandria and visit the 3rd Century Pompey's Pillar, a 25 meter red Aswan granite column that is the last of the remaining relics of the Seraphim Temple. Constructed in honor of the Emperor Diocletian, it was once a magnificent structure rivaling the Soma and the Caesareum. Your specialist tour guide will talk to you about the lighthouse of Alexandria and many interesting stories about ancient Romans Emperors.

Next is Qayetbay citadel, situated on the entrance to Alexandria's eastern harbor. You will also visit the largest Roman cemetery, the Catacombs consisting of three levels cut in the rock. Finally, you will visit Montazah Palace and its Green Gardens before returning to your hotel. then you will be taken back to your hotel.

Explore Alexandria and visit Pompey's Pillar, a relic from the temple of Serapis, Qaitbay Citadel, built on the site of the ancient pharaohs, the Catacombs and Montazah Palace.