Enjoy a memorial Overnight tour to Alexandria from Cairo by private vehicle for two days & one night to explore the historical places in Alexandria, Pompay's Pillar, Catacombs of Kom El Shoqafa, Qaitbay Citadel, The Library of Alexandria, The Roman Amphitheatre, & Montazah Palace, a very interesting tour to Alexandria from Cairo with Maestro Online Travel don't ever miss it.
Overnight Tour To Alexandria From Cairo
Day 1 Cairo/Alexandria Sightseeing
After having your breakfast at your hotel, Maestro Online Travel representative will pick you up to start your amazing overnight tour to Alexandria from Cairo, first you will visit Pompay's Pillar this is certainly one of the most famous columns of Egypt. The Pillar of Pompey and the two other sphinxes around it are the only remaining items of a large great temple that was called the Serapuem and was founded in the 3rd century AD. Constructed out of red granite with the height of 27 meters and a remarkable stone capital, and then drive to visit catacombs, The Catacombs of Kom El Shoqafa is perhaps the largest and most mysterious historical burial sites in Egypt. The catacombs were discovered in 1900 and this ancient necropolis belongs to the 1st and 2nd centuries AD. The catacombs represent a wonderful example of the mixture and the blend between the Pharaonic and Roman types of art and architecture. Then you will have your lunch in a local restaurant in Alexandria. Proceed to visit Qaitbay Citadel; The Qaitbey Fort is surly one of the landmarks and most important historical sites in Alexandria. The Mamluk Sultan Qaitbey built this marvelous military construction in 1479. It was constructed in the same exact place of the ancient Pharaohs lighthouse and with the some of its stones as well. Every day, the fort welcomes a large number of tourists who visit Egypt, then drive to your hotel in Alexandria & overnight.
Day 2: Breakfast at your hotel in Alexandria, start your second day trip to visit The Library of Alexandria, Historians have always disagreed concerning who was the founder of the ancient library of Alexandria. Some claim it was Alexander the Great himself when he first established the city in the 4th century BC, while others assert that Ptolemy I or Ptolemy II established it in the 3rd century BC. What we are sure of today is that it was the greatest library in the world for quite a long period of time. The new library of Alexandria was established in the 22nd of October 2002 with the aid of the United Nations, with the number of books exceeding two million, it is now considered to be the forth-largest francophone in the whole globe, then proceed to visit the Roman Amphitheatre, an archeological mission who was searching for the tomb of Alexander the Great unearthed in the 1960s unearthed the only example of Roman amphitheater in Egypt. Constructed in the 4th century AD, the Roman theatre consists of 13 rows made out of white marble. It used to accommodate more than 600 spectators. Continue to visit The Montazah Palace with a surface area of more than 370 acres, the Montazah complex of gardens and palaces are quite remarkable for all family members enjoying their tours in Egypt. Abbas Helmi II established the Montazah complex as the summer resort of the royal family of Egypt at the end of the 20th century, finally drive back to your hotel in Cairo.
Overnight Tour To Alexandria From Cairo includes
- Pick up services from your hotel & return in Cairo.
- All transfers by a private air-conditioned modern vehicle in Alexandria.
- Accommodation in Alexandria for one night.
- Entrance fees to all sightseeing which mentioned in above itinerary.
- Private English Egyptologist tour guide.
- Lunch meal will be served in a local restaurant.
- All taxes & service charges.
Overnight Tour To Alexandria From Cairo Excludes
- Tips & Personal expenses.
- Any extras not mentioned in above itinerary.
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