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Day 1: Alexandria
Stop At: Alexandria Library, Alexandria Egypt
After your breakfast, will move to Alexandria, Alexandria is the second biggest city in Egypt with 5 million population and biggest seaport, Alexandria was founded by Alexander the Great in 334 B.C. and it remained the capital of Egypt for more than 1000 years till the Arab conquest in 642 A.D.
Start your tour with exploring the Catacombs of Kom El Shoqafa, one of the seven wonders of the Middle Ages, dating back to the first century A.D. Then Pompey’s pillar dating back, most probably, to the end of 3rd century and the remains of the serapeum, the ancient temple of god Serapes, in the neighborhood. In the same area scattered monuments dating back to different periods, in ancient times and since its foundation the Library of Alexandria was not only the biggest library but also the most important university. In our times the gigantic new Library was inaugurated in 2002 and it is a must see in Alexandria that you will visit and a have a guided tour inside it, The ancient lighthouse (Pharos) was one of the seven wonders of Ancient World before it was completely destroyed. Now in its location stands the fort of Qaitbay dating back to 15th century and represents an excellent example of military fortification during the Mamluk dynasty and you will enjoy a panoramic view from the top of the fort, Catacombs of Kom El Shoqafa, Pompey’s pillar, the Serapeum ruins, the new Library of Alexandria (Bibliotheca Alexandrina) and the fort of Qaitbay.
Overnight in Alexandria
Duration: 12 hours
Accommodation included: Hotel in Alexandria
Day 2: Alexandria
Stop At: Alexandria Governorate, Alexandria Governorate
After Breakfast and check out from hotel, will start your new tour, will visit The Royal Jewelry Museum is a museum displaying the jewelry of the royal families that ruled Egypt, then Montazah Palace is one of the royal palaces in Egypt. Built by Khedive Abbas Helmi II in 1892. In Alexandria. The palace is located inside gardens known as "Montazah Gardens", finally go to The Roman Theater, It is one of the ruins of the Roman era and was erected at the beginning of the fourth century AD
After finishing your day will go back to your location or hotel in Cairo
Duration: 12 hours
No accommodation included on this day.
Cairo, Cairo Governorate, Egypt
Returns to original departure point
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