Alexandria Tours in Egypt

 

Alexandria is the country’s main port and is known as the Pearl of the Mediterranean, once the center of culture in the Greco-Roman civilization. Visitors can find indication of its ancient splendor in its excavations and museum. Its main attraction today is its beaches, some of the loveliest in the Mediterranean.

 

Alexandria Extension
3 Days / 2 Nights


Day 1 – Cairo / Alexandria
In the morning, you will be picked up from your hotel, transferred to either the bus station or the train station for about a three-hour ride to Alexandria, and transfer to your hotel. Overnight in Alexandria. (B)

 

Day 2 – Alexandria
After breakfast, you will start on a full day sightseeing of Alexandria starting with National Museum which contains artifacts that give you a picture of the grandeur of Alexandria in its Greek and Roman days. You will stop at the newly built Library of Alexandria, one of modern architectures greatest marvel. You will also visit the Catacombs of Kom El Shuqafa where the tombs are distinctly Romanesque but the sculpture and reliefs are the Egyptian gods, and the recently excavated Roman Amphitheatre, you will be directed to the underwater site in the Eastern Port of the newly discovered Cleopatra Temple and then on to Pompeys Pillar which was erected in honor of The Emperor Diocletian. Overnight in Alexandria. (B)

 

Day 3 – Alexandria / Cairo
In the morning, you will transfer to either the bus station or the train station for approzimately a three-hour ride to Cairo. Transfer to your hotel upon your arrival in Cairo. (B)

 

Per Person in Double - Alexandria
2010/2011
First Class
Deluxe
Sept 01 - Apr 30
499
599
May 31 - Aug 31
599
699
Single Supplement
249
299