Founded by Alexander the Great in 334 B.C. and capital of Egypt for about 1,000 years, Alexandria was one of the most important cities of the Mediterranean and was second only to Rome. Now it is the second biggest city of Egypt and the biggest city bordering the Mediterranean. Your guide will pick you up from your accommodation at 7am with a modern a/c van with WiFi on board. The journey takes about 3 hours each way.
In Alexandria you will visit the catacombs of Kom el-Shoqafa (one of the seven wonders of the Middle Ages), Pompey's pillar and the Serapium (the temple of god Serapis), the Fort of Qaitbay (the site of the ancient lighthouse, Pharos), the Roman amphitheater and the New Library of Alexandria.Lunch in a seafood restaurant is included. At the end of the tour you will be transferred back to your hotel.