In the morning after taking your breakfast you will be taken to travel by AC wheels to Alexandria, with an expert tour guide that will accompany you your whole 9 days Alexandria and Siwa oasis tours from Cairo, then start your visits when you are there:
As for its current name, "the pillar of the masts", it dates back to the Arab era, as it is believed that it came as a result of its towering height among 400 other pillars, which resemble the masts of ships, and that is why the Arabs called it "the pillar of the masts", and later became "the masts", according to the Governorate website. Alexandria. Sep 26, 2020
kom el shouqafa:
The area was named by this name due to a large number of pottery remains and quarries left by visitors during their visit. Excavations began in this area since 1892, and the cemetery was only found by chance on September 28, 1900.
The construction of the Qaitbay Citadel dates back to AH 882 / AD 1477, when Sultan al-Ashraf Abu al-Nasr Qaytbay ordered the construction of a great tower at the site of the ancient Lighthouse of Alexandria, at the eastern edge of Pharos Island, according to the website of the Egyptian Ministry of Planning, Follow-up and Administrative Reform.
bibliotheca of Alexandria:
the old one got on fire in 48 BC. AD Julius Caesar burned 101 ships that were on the shore of the Mediterranean in front of the Library of Alexandria after Ptolemy the Younger, Cleopatra's brother, besieged him after he felt that Julius Caesar was supporting Cleopatra against him.
When you are done you will be taken to a good quality hotel to have your overnight there and get a nice sleep.
Day meals: breakfast, lunch.