Full-day trip to Alexandria to see the Citadel of Qaitbay, rock-cut Roman catacombs, the ruins of the Roman temple complex, the famous library of Alexandria and enjoy seafood by the Mediterranean Sea.
The tour price is in US dollar, but you may pay in Euro or British pound. The prices quoted per person per tour are all inclusive and prices are regularly updated to ensure you receive the lowest price possible. Once your tour is confirmed, we guarantee that the price will not change.
2-3 paxs = 85$ per pax
4 or more = 75$ per pax
Gate-2-Egypt Tours does not charge a cancellation fee for tours and excursions cancelled due to force majeure events such as volcanic eruptions, earthquakes, or other reasons beyond your control. If cancellation is due to personal or business reasons and costs have already been incurred on your behalf, you will be charged for these costs.
Enjoy a fabulous day trip to Alexandria from Cairo by road to explore the highlights and historical sites of Alexandria, such as the Kom el Shoqafa catacombs, Pompey’s pillar, the Citadel of Qaitbay and the library of Alexandria. Your private tour guide will pick you up from your hotel in Cairo or Giza at 7:00 am to transport you to Alexandria in a private air-conditioned vehicle or van. The distance between Cairo and Alexandria is about 225 km and it takes about 2 hours. Your first stop is the Kom el Shoqafa catacombs, three levels of underground tombs cut into rock. A fascinating mixture between the ancient Egyptian and Greek-Roman civilizations can be seen here. You will see the ancient Egyptian gods dressed in Greek-Roman style. Proceed to visit Pompey’s Pillar, a Roman triumphal column which is about 27 meters high and was built at the end of the third century. Visit the Citadel of Qaitbay, which was built on the site of the ancient Egyptian light house. Enjoy lunch in an elite seafood restaurant by the Mediterranean Sea. Then continue your trip to visit the incredible library of Alexandria, which contains about 2 million books. At the end of the day, you will be transported back to your hotel.