Discover The Greek History of Alexandria: Guided City Tour

Embark on an exciting day trip to Alexandria, a city known for its rich Greek history and ancient wonders. Your expert guide will accompany you as you delve into the fascinating heritage of this coastal gem.


This guided city tour provides an opportunity to explore the Greek history of Alexandria. Your knowledgeable guide will take you on a journey through the city, highlighting its many historic landmarks, and providing in-depth knowledge about the Greek influence on the city’s architecture, culture, and society. You’ll visit some of the most important and historic sites in Alexandria, including Pompey’s Pillar, the Catacombs of Kom El Shoqafa, and the impressive Bibliotheca Alexandrina.


  • Explore the ancient Greek influence on the city of Alexandria
  • Visit the famous Pompey’s Pillar and learn about its historical significance
  • Explore the Catacombs of Kom El Shoqafa, a stunning example of ancient burial architecture
  • Discover the impressive Bibliotheca Alexandrina, the modern-day library built to pay homage to the ancient one


  • 8:00 am: Pick-up from your hotel in Alexandria
  • Start your tour with a visit to Pompey’s Pillar, an ancient Roman column that stands over 25 meters tall
  • Next, visit the Catacombs of Kom El Shoqafa, an underground tomb complex with stunning examples of ancient burial architecture
  • Afterward, head to the impressive Bibliotheca Alexandrina, a modern-day library that pays homage to the ancient library of Alexandria
  • Finish the tour with a visit to the National Museum of Alexandria, where you’ll learn more about the city’s rich history and culture
  • 4:00 pm: Drop-off at your hotel in Alexandria


  • Round-trip transportation from your hotel in Alexandria
  • Entrance fees to Pompey’s Pillar, Catacombs of Kom El Shoqafa, and the Bibliotheca Alexandrina
  • Professional and knowledgeable local guide
  • Bottled water during the tour


  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities for your guide and driver (optional)


  • 1 person: $130 USD
  • 2-3 people: $90 USD per person
  • 4-6 people: $70 USD per person
  • 7-10 people: $60 USD per person

Tips and Advice for Travelers:

  • Wear comfortable shoes and clothing suitable for walking
  • Bring sunscreen, a hat, and sunglasses, as the weather can be hot and sunny
  • Don’t forget to bring your camera to capture the stunning sights along the way

Trip Notes:

  • This tour is available every day except for Fridays and Saturdays
  • The tour requires a minimum of two people to operate
  • The tour may be customized to suit the needs of travelers, including changing the pickup time


Is this tour suitable for all ages? A: Yes, this tour is suitable for all ages, but it does require a moderate level of fitness and mobility.

Q: Can I customize the tour to suit my needs? A: Yes, we offer customizations to suit the needs of our travelers, including changing the pickup time.

Q: Are food and drinks included in the tour? A: No, food and drinks are not included in the tour. You may bring your own snacks or purchase them during the tour