Continue your 12 day Egypt tour by visiting Alexandria city which considered a really great chance to discover the beauty of the city and enjoy the Mediterranean sea, the old sites, and the ancient world.
Start your trips in Alexandria by visiting:
The Catacombs of Alexandria
Catacomb of Kom El Shoqafa is an ancient cemetery and one of the treasures of Egypt. It is said that the area named Kom Al-Shqafah was named after the large presence of "Shakaf" pottery. Other say that it is the Arabic name that was given to the region to revive the ancient Greek name.
After that, escort your guide to continue your tour in Alexandria by visiting:
It is the biggest memorial column in Egypt. Pompey’s pillar located in the center of the temple hall of the Serapeum, the principal temple of the Greco-Egyptian god Serapis, it's a 26.85 m granite column.
Have your lunch at a seafood restaurant, then move to visit:
The Citadel of Qaitbay
Qaitbay Castle is a defensive fortress, consists of three square floors. The first floor of the castle contains the mosque. The second floor contains a number of interior rooms and halls as well as a number of passages. The third floor contains large stones prepared as seats for Sultan.
Afterward, head to explore the house of the books:-
Alexandria Library the first and largest library known in history, containing the largest collection of books in the ancient world, reached about 700 thousand volumes, there is a big controversy about The first person who built the library (Alexander or 'Ptolemy I').
Finally, end your tour in Alexandria by exploring:
Morsi Abu Alabass Mosque
Abu Alabass Mosque is located in the Anfushi area and characterized by its high-rise lighthouse and it has four domes. It has an area of 3 thousand square meters and has a height of 73 meters. The ceilings were engraved with Arabic-made motifs.
At the end of your tour in Alexandria, we will transfer you back to your hotel in Cairo for overnight.