lexandria is a harmonious blend of east and west,
ancient and modern, where the sands of the desert
converge with the sea of the Mediterranean. This tour
gives you an opportunity to experience a medley of history
and culture, on land and underwater, to explore at your
leisure this city of Cleopatra and Anthony, and to witness
the rebirth of the ancient library "Bibliotheca Alexandrina".
DAY 1: CAIRO - ALEXANDRIA
Drive by private a/c micro-bus (225 kms) or take the train through the
egyptian countryside. On arrival you will be escorted to your HOTEL.
Rest of day free to explore on your own. Stroll along the Corniche, wander
easily through the streets of downtown, and stop at the one of the many
cafes for a taste of local life. In the evening a seafood dinner is a must.
Our staff are there to assist you, but the best way to experience this ciy
is on your own.
DAY 2 : ALEXANDRIA (ancient & modern)
A full day for sightseeing with visits to the Graeco-Roman Museum which
contains about 40,000 valuable relics dating back to the 3rd century BC,
the Roman Amphitheatre, Pompey's Pillar & Serapeaum, Catacombs of
Kom es-Shugafa, Fort Qaitbey which once stood the lighthouse of Pharos
(inaugurated in 283 BC), one of the wonders of the ancient world.
End the day at Alexandria's most modern wonder, the Library
DAY 3 : ALEXANDRIA - CAIRO
You may spend the day exploring the "Underwater Wonders" at DIVE sites
in and around the harbour before returning to Cairo.