Alexandria, named after Alexander the Great, was founded around 332 BC. For nearly 300 years, it was the capital of the Ptolemaic dynasty in Egypt. Some famous ancient Greek scientists, such as Euclid of Alexandria and Eratosthenes, lived there or studied there. It was home to the largest library in the ancient Western world, the Library of Alexandria.
It was a wealthy city in its heyday and remained the main way Egyptian grain went by sea to Ancient Rome. Rome depended greatly on Egyptian grain. Alexandria city fell into the sea after Rome conquered the city and some of her history is in the Mediterranean.
Alexandria Highlights Day Tour from Alexandria
Alexandria, Egypt 7+ Hours
Explore the Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa – Fort Qaitbey from Outside – Bibliotheca Alexandrina (Library of Alexandria) – Abbo Elabbas Mosque – Roman Amphitheatre – Pompey’s Pillar – Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa.
Cairo Day Tour by Bus
Alexandria,Hurghada. Ain Sokhna, Sharm el Sheikh Egypt 7+ Hours The Giza Pyramids & the Sphinx, Lunch in a local restaurant, The Egyptian Museum, Old Cairo Coptic Churches, and Khan El Khalili Old Market and Bazaars.
Egypt Safari: Al Fayoum Day Tour to Wadi Al Rayan and Wadi Hitan$70
Cairo,Alexandria, Giza Egypt 10+ Hours
Safari Tour in Al Fayoum Oasis to see Wadi Al Rayan and Wadi Hitan.
Egypt Safari: Bahariya Oasis Safari Trip from Cairo$90
Cairo, Giza Egypt 10+ Hours Explore Bahariya oasis, the Black Desert, the crystal mountain, the valley of Aqabat, and the White Desert.
Egypt Safari: Overnight in Bahariya Oasis 2 Days
Cairo, Giza Egypt 2 Days Explore Bahariya oasis, the Black Desert, the crystal mountain, the valley of Aqabat, and the White Desert.
El Alamein Tour from Cairo or Alexandria – The World War II City in Egypt
Cairo, Giza, Alexandria,El Alamein Egypt 7+ Hours El Alamein over-day visiting the Military Museum, World War II Commonwealth, Italian and German Cemeteries.
Wadi El Natroun Coptic Monasteries Tour from Cairo or Alexandria
Cairo, or Alexandria, Egypt 7+ Hours Wadi El Natroun Coptic Monasteries Tour from Cairo or Alexandria.