Discover the heritage of Alexander the Great’s seaside metropolis by exploring the collections of the Alexandria National Museum. Visit the site of one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World – the Alexandria lighthouse. Learn more about an important WWII battle at one of Egypt’s best museums, the El Alamein War Museum. Enjoy plenty of free time taking in the romance of Alexandria’s waterfront
Soak up the seaside ambience and ancient heritage of Alexandria, Egypt’s second largest city. Travelling via Cairo on this short independent trip, you’ll have the chance to see some of the country’s most compelling sights, from the Italianate architecture and Greco-Roman statues of the Alexandria National Museum to the 15th-century Qaitbay Fort by the harbour.
Independent travel, without the stress. Peregrine’s Independent Experiences are a range of short ‘mini tours’ that you can add to other Experiences or as an extension to a longer tour, to craft your perfect holiday itinerary. Independent Experiences are for 1-4 travellers, come accompanied by a local Peregrine guide and depart daily.
Before booking on this trip we recommend that you read the ‘Safety’ section in the trip notes regarding special safety considerations for Egypt trips.