Day tour to Alexandria from Cairo

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At 7.00 AM, You will be escorted in an air conditioned vehicle from your hotel towards Alexandria (about 3 Hrs. Driving) Alexandria is the second biggest city in Egypt with 5 million population and biggest seaport, it was founded by Alexander the Great in 334 B.C. and it remained the capital of Egypt during the Greco-Roman rule till the Arab conquest in 642 A.D.

Start your tour with exploring the Catacombs of Kom El Shoqafa, dating back to the early of the 2nd century A.D., Then Pompey’s pillar dating back to the end of 3rd century and the remains of the Serapeum temple, the ancient temple of god Serapis. In the same area scattered monuments dating back to different periods.

The ancient lighthouse (Pharos) was one of the ancient seven wonders before it was completely destroyed. Now in its location stands the fort of Qaitbay dating back to 15th century and represents an excellent example of military fortification during the Mamluk era and you will enjoy a panoramic view from the top of the fort.

We will end our tour by visiting the Modern Alexandria library; the Old library was very famous all over the world for its huge books capacity of different sciences and literature. It was damaged several times during the Greco Roman period until it vanished. The beginning of reconstruct the library started at the late 80s of the last century. The special shape of the modern library of Alexandria is considered a special architectural germ. New Library was inaugurated in 2002 and it is a must see in Alexandria that you will visit and a have a guided tour inside it.

Departure Time :

7:00 AM

Departure Point :

Tour departs from centrally located Cairo and Giza hotels. Please include the details of your hotel at the time of booking.

Duration :

10 : 12 hours (approx)

Availability :

Daily

Tour Includes :

Egyptologist tour guide.

Air Conditioned Private vehicle.

Round Transfer (Cairo-Alexandria, Alexandria-Cairo).

Lunch at Sea View Restaurant.

Main Entrance Ticket to all mentioned sites.

Bottled Mineral Water.

Taxes.

Tour Excludes :

Entry visa.

Beverages with meals & soft drinks.

Tips for guides, drivers, etc.

Prices :

Single From 2 to 3 Persons From 4 to 7 Persons
190 $ 140 $ 120 $

Prices are quoted in US Dollars per person per trip, except Peak Period during Christmas, New Year & Easter holidays.

Children Policy :

– 01.99 Free of Charge.

2 – 5.99 pay 25% of tour price.

6 – 11.99 pay 50% of tour price.

12+ pay full tour price as per adult person.

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