Discovering Alexandria: Unveiling the New Greek and Roman Museum

Graeco-Roman Museum: Selfie with a stately statue - Egyptian Gazette


Embark on a captivating day trip from Cairo to Alexandria, where ancient and modern marvels await your exploration. This guided tour ensures a hassle-free experience, offering seamless transportation, expert guidance, and entrance fees included. Immerse yourself in the enchanting history of Graeco-Roman civilization at the Greek and Roman Museum, visit the Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa, Pompey’s Pillar, the Alexandria Library, and Fort Qaitbey. Enjoy the convenience of door-to-door transfers, making this journey a delightful escape from the bustling streets of Cairo.


  1. Greek and Roman Museum: Delve into the ancient worlds of Greece and Rome, experiencing a curated journey through the artifacts and history of Graeco-Roman civilization.
  2. Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa: Explore the largest Roman Cemetery, with three levels carved into the rock, revealing fascinating insights into ancient burial practices.
  3. Pompey’s Pillar: Admire this monumental structure constructed in honor of Emperor Diocletian, offering a picturesque backdrop for a photo stop.
  4. Alexandria Library: Visit the world’s largest library, housing 8 million books. Explore its open court, featuring statues of Alexander the Great and Ptolemy the first.
  5. Fort Qaitbey: Discover the defensive fortress on the Mediterranean coast, built on the site of the ancient Lighthouse of Alexandria, providing panoramic views and historical intrigue.


  1. Convenience: Enjoy door-to-door transfers, saving time and alleviating the stress of public transportation.
  2. Expert Guidance: Benefit from the insights of a qualified Egyptologist guide, enriching your experience with historical context and cultural significance.
  3. All-Inclusive: Entrance fees are included, providing a hassle-free experience without the need for additional purchases at each site.
  4. Comfortable Transportation: Travel in air-conditioned comfort, ensuring a pleasant journey between each destination.
  5. Immersive Experience: Explore not only the ancient wonders but also the vibrant culture and beauty of modern Alexandria.


Graeco-Roman Museum: Embark on an extraordinary journey through time at the Greek and Roman Museum in Alexandria. This curated visit promises an immersive experience, allowing you to explore the fascinating worlds of ancient Greece and Rome. More than a museum, it’s a portal to the past, providing a unique connection to ancient civilizations. Join us on this exceptional expedition to witness the wonders of antiquity and create lasting memories.

Duration: 1 hour • Admission Ticket Included

Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa: Commence your day with a hotel pickup in Cairo and travel to Alexandria. Explore the Catacombs of Kom El Shokafa, the largest Roman Cemetery with three levels cut into the rock.

Duration: 1 hour • Admission Ticket Included

Pompey’s Pillar (Pass By): Drive by Pompey’s Pillar and pause for a photo stop. This monumental structure, constructed in honor of Emperor Diocletian, dates back to the end of the 4th century.

Alexandria Library: Visit the Library of Alexandria, the world’s largest library with 8 million books. Explore its open court featuring the statues of Alexander the Great and Ptolemy the first. Note: The library is closed on Fridays and public holidays. A ticket is required to enter the reading area.

Duration: 1 hour • Admission Ticket Included

Fort Qaitbey: Discover the historic Fort Qaitbey, a 15th-century defensive fortress on the Mediterranean coast. Built on the site of the ancient Lighthouse of Alexandria, it offers a glimpse into the city’s rich history.

Duration: Time allocated for exploration


  • Transport by air-conditioned car
  • Qualified Egyptologist guide
  • Lunch Meal (if option selected)
  • Entrance fees (if option selected)

Pricing Information:

  • Adults: $99 per person
  • Children (2-12 years): $79 per child
  • Infants (under 2 years): Free

Tips and Advice for Travelers:

  1. Comfortable Attire: Wear comfortable clothing and footwear suitable for exploring archaeological sites.
  2. Weather Preparedness: Alexandria can be warm, so bring sunscreen, a hat, and stay hydrated.
  3. Camera Ready: Capture the stunning sights and historic landmarks, ensuring lasting memories of your journey.
  4. Library Visit: If planning to enter the reading area of the Alexandria Library, remember to purchase a ticket.
  5. Flexible Itinerary: While the tour covers significant highlights, Alexandria offers more; consider adding extra activities if time allows.


Q: Is lunch included in the tour? A: Lunch is included if you choose the designated option during booking.

Q: Are entrance fees covered? A: Yes, all entrance fees are included in the tour package.

Q: Is the Greek and Roman Museum wheelchair accessible? A: The accessibility of each site may vary, but efforts are made to accommodate all visitors. It’s advisable to check with the tour operator for specific details.

Q: Can I purchase additional tickets for specific attractions on the day of the tour? A: While the tour includes entrance fees, if you wish to explore additional areas or exhibits, you may need to purchase separate tickets on-site.

Q: What is the duration of the tour? A: The tour duration is approximately [insert duration here], including travel time from Cairo to Alexandria and back.