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Cairo to Cairo
2 days
From $559
Tour code: TDPAXN


Connect with history on the streets of Alexandria, visit the impressive Qaitbay Fort and look up at towering Pompey's Pillar, explore the underground catacombs of Kom El Shoqafa

Delve into legendary Alexandria, Egypt's capital for a millennium and once home to one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Wander the Roman amphitheatres, palaces, and catacombs of Egypt's gateway to the Mediterranean. Starting from Cairo, spend a day and a half exploring Alexandria's Greek, Roman, and Byzantine history in one of the greatest cities of the Hellenic world. And with a top-notch Chief Experience Officer (CEO) from door to door, you'll know you're in good hands the whole time.

What's included?

Staff & experts

Certified Egyptologist as Chief Experience Officer (CEO), local guides.


1 breakfast


Private car/van, walking.


Hotel (1 nt).

Included activities

Transfer to/from Alexandria with a G Adventures CEO. Guided tour including the Roman Theatre, Montazah Summer Palace, Qaitbay Fort, Pompey's Pillar, the Alexandria Library, and Catacombs of Komel-Shokafa. All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.


Day 1
Cairo - Alexandria
In the morning, travel from Cairo to Alexandria. Visit the Roman theatre of Kom el Dikka, as well as the Montazah Summer Palace. In the evening, opt to head to one of the city's seafood restaurants. If you are arriving by flight on Day 1 of the tour, your flight needs to arrive no later than 7am. If you cannot arrive on Day 1 before 7am, we recommend booking pre-night accommodation in Cairo.

Transport: Private Vehicle

Included activities: Roman Theatre Visit, Montazah Summer Palace Visit, Meet and Greet Hotel Welcome Meeting

Day 2
Alexandria - Cairo
Enjoy a full-day of sightseeing, exploring this beautiful city. Wander the fort and citadel of Qaitbay, learn the history behind Pompey's Pillar and who is buried in the underground catacombs. Travel back to Cairo in the late afternoon where the tour ends on arrival. Please ask at time of booking if you would like to organize post-tour accommodation in Cairo. The driver can drop you at the airport or at a hotel in the city. If departing from Cairo on this day, please book onward travel no earlier than 10pm.

Transport: Private Vehicle

Included activities: Fort Qaitbay Visit, Pompey's Pillar Visit, Catacombs of Kom El Shoqafa Visit, Alexandria Library Visit

Meals: breakfast

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