Land of Cleopatra
2 days relaxing in Alexandria. We will visit land of Alexander the Great and the original site of Ancient light house, one of the oldest 7 wonders of the world.
First day in morning pick you up from Cairo for starting our tour in Alexandria:
Alexandria was Greek Roman capital so we can see Greek Roman monuments, but Alexandria has varied history in its visiting so we can see a lot of things in Alexandria dating back to different times. Alexandria's history mainly starts with Alexander the great, then Greek Roman time, then Christian time (Alexandria has the oldest church in Africa) then Muslim time, and finally Kingdom time (Alexandria was a great destination for the king so he has 3 palaces in Alexandria).
10% of Alexandrian people are Greeks so we will walk in the city for enjoying with Italian and Egyptian architecture.
We will go to old market for staying in local cafe and walking in old markets to see how is the daily life in Alexandria
In the end we will transfer you Again to Cairo by new car.
**First day Pick you up from Cairo at morning then Starting our tour in Alexandria.
The Catacombs of Kom-Alshukafa
The necropolis consists of a series of Alexandrian tombs, statues and archaeological objects of the Pharaonic funeral cult with Hellenistic and early Imperial Roman influences
2) Pompey's Pillar
Pompey's Pillar is a Roman triumphal column in Alexandria, Egypt, and the largest of its type constructed outside the imperial capitals of Rome
3) The Roman Theater
This is the most complete Roman ruin in Egypt. It was a small amphitheatre used for music and the reading of poetry and dates from the 2nd century AD.
**Second day visiting:
The library of Alexandria
The most famous library in the world
Abo Abbas mosque the most famous mosque in Alexandria
Church saint mark ( the oldest church in Africa
Coastal City Tour
almost 30 kilometers
Royal garden which 2 Royal palaces
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: I can meet you any where In Cairo or the railway station In Alexandria.
End location: Any where you want in Alexandria or in Cairo.
Duration: 2 days
New private air conditioned car for 4 persons.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
300 Egyptian Pound - You need money for food,drink or any enterence fees for touristic sites.
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Enjoyed our tour, Youssef was very informative,knowledgable & his English was excellent. Everything went to plan - on both days the car was waiting at the scheduled time. We especially liked the opportunity to see the local life & to eat at places that we would not have otherwise been able to go to - with the knowledge that the food was fresh & safe. The flexibility of time & place made the tour superior to those offered by larger more impersonal operators.