Alexandria Short Break Overview

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    • 4.60 out of 5
    • Total twin price tool tip
      USD $307
      CAD $327
      AUD $340
      EUR €237
      GBP £202
      NZD $402
      ZAR R3,095
      CHF FR292
      *
    • Total single price tool tip
      USD $555
      CAD $590
      AUD $615
      EUR €425
      GBP £370
      NZD $730
      ZAR R5,595
      CHF FR525
      *
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Trip Validity

  • 2014-01-01 - 2015-12-31

Discover books, mosques and beaches in lovely Alexandria

Travel in the footsteps of Alexander the Great in Alexandria, Egypt's modern beach city that was once the pearl of the Mediterranean. Venture underground to explore atmospheric Roman catacombs and marvel at the Bibliotheca Alexandrina, a great feat of architecture built to house eight million books. Walk through spice-laden souqs, admire an incredible mosque and visit the medieval Fort Qaitbey, built on the site of one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Short and sweet, this trip to Alexandria provides an insight into thousands of years of conquest and civilisation.

  • Admire a beautiful mosque
  • Stroll through Alexandria's atmospheric souqs
  • Check out a defensive fortress on the Mediterranean coast
  • Travel from Cairo's hectic streets to Alexandria's ancient icons
  • Walk through the ruins of a Roman amphitheatre
  • Marvel at the enormous Bibliotheca Alexandrina

What's included in this trip

  • Start:

    Cairo, Egypt
  • Finish:

    Cairo, Egypt
  • Group size:

    Min 1 , Max 12
  • Ages:

    Min 12
  • Meals:

    1 breakfast, 0 dinners
  • Accommodation:

    Hotel (1 nt)
  • Transport:

    Private vehicle
  • Included activities:

    Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Catacombs of Kom Ash-Suqqafa, Qaitbay fortress, Roman Amphitheatre

  • Carbon emissions offset:

    65kg pp per trip
  • Notes:

    1. This trip is available in Original and Comfort style accommodation levels 2. This is a join-in trip so you will likely share included activities with other travellers

  • Total price from

    USD $307
    CAD $327
    AUD $340
    EUR €237
    GBP £202
    NZD $402
    ZAR R3,095
    CHF FR292
    *
    Price information
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  • Total price from

    USD $555
    CAD $590
    AUD $615
    EUR €425
    GBP £370
    NZD $730
    ZAR R5,595
    CHF FR525
    *
    Price information
  • Per day from:

    USD $277
    CAD $295
    AUD $307
    EUR €212
    GBP £185
    NZD $365
    ZAR R2,797
    CHF FR262
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Alexandria Short Break Summary

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Day 1 Cairo/Alexandria

Wonderfully chaotic and always colourful, Cairo's dazzling array of museums, mosques and markets are a fascinating mixture of modern city and ancient wonders. Founded by Alexander the Great in 331 BC, Alexandria is packed with architectural and cultural wonders, both ancient and modern.

Day 2 Alexandria/Cairo

With such iconic sights as the Pyramids of Giza and Great Sphinx to explore, Cairo offers a visual masterclass of ancient Egyptian architecture.
    • 2
    • XEAA
    • 4.60 out of 5
    • Total twin price tool tip
      USD $307
      CAD $327
      AUD $340
      EUR €237
      GBP £202
      NZD $402
      ZAR R3,095
      CHF FR292
      *
    • Total single price tool tip
      USD $555
      CAD $590
      AUD $615
      EUR €425
      GBP £370
      NZD $730
      ZAR R5,595
      CHF FR525
      *
    •  
       
       
       
       
    •  
       
       
       
       
    • Short Breaks
    • Original
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