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Duration

10 - 12 Hours

Cancellation

Up to 2 days

Group Size

12 people

Languages

Deutsch, English, Espanol, Francais

About this activity

Embark on a captivating journey from Cairo to the coastal gem of Alexandria with our full-day tour. This immersive experience transports you to a world where ancient history meets the Mediterranean’s azure beauty, unveiling Alexandria’s treasures and secrets.

Why Choose the Alexandria Day Tour from Cairo?

The Alexandria Day Tour offers a unique opportunity to explore Egypt’s second-largest city, renowned for its rich historical tapestry and stunning Mediterranean vistas. With our expert guides, you’ll delve into the city’s past, from the days of Alexander the Great to its modern cultural charm.

What to Expect:

Catacombs of Kom El Shoqafa: Descend into the catacombs, a remarkable blend of Egyptian and Greco-Roman art and burial traditions. Marvel at the intricate sculptures and chambers.

Pompey’s Pillar: Stand before Pompey’s Pillar, an ancient granite column that has withstood the test of time, and hear the stories of its creation and history.

Citadel of Qaitbay: Explore the imposing Qaitbay Citadel, a fortress that once protected Alexandria’s coastline. Enjoy panoramic views of the Mediterranean Sea.

Montaza Palace: Stroll through the lush Montaza Palace gardens, a former royal retreat, and admire the palace’s exquisite architecture.

Alexandria Library: Visit the modern Bibliotheca Alexandrina, a tribute to the ancient Library of Alexandria. Discover its vast collection and architectural brilliance.

Corniche Promenade: Enjoy a leisurely walk along the picturesque Corniche, with stunning views of the Mediterranean Sea.

Highlights

  • Explore the fascinating Catacombs of Kom El Shoqafa, a blend of Egyptian and Greco-Roman art and burial traditions.
  • Stand before the iconic Pompey's Pillar, a testament to ancient Alexandria's grandeur.
  • Discover the historic Qaitbay Citadel and take in panoramic views of the Mediterranean Sea from its walls.
  • Enjoy a leisurely walk through the beautiful Montaza Palace gardens, once a royal retreat.
  • Visit the modern Bibliotheca Alexandrina and explore its vast collection and stunning architecture.

Included/Excluded

  • Guided tours of key Alexandria attractions, including the Catacombs of Kom El Shoqafa, Pompey's Pillar, Qaitbay Citadel, Montaza Palace, Alexandria Library, and Corniche Promenade.
  • Admission tickets to all visited sites.
  • Round-trip transportation to and from your Cairo hotel.
  • Expert Egyptologist guide providing historical insights.
  • Lunch (You'll have the opportunity to enjoy local cuisine in Alexandria).
  • Personal expenses, souvenirs, and additional purchases during the tour.
  • Gratuities for your guide (at your discretion).

Durations

Full Day (+7 hours)

Language

Deutsch
English
Espanol
Francais

Frequently asked questions

The tour typically lasts around 10-12 hours, offering a comprehensive exploration of Alexandria's key attractions.

Lunch is not included, but your guide can recommend local eateries in Alexandria for a delightful Mediterranean meal.

Yes, expert guides will accompany you at the Catacombs, Pompey's Pillar, Qaitbay Citadel, and other key sites to provide historical insights and context.

Pickup times are approximate, and you will receive an email notification with the exact pickup time within 24 hours before your scheduled tour or earlier if booked closer to the date. We aim to make your experience as convenient as possible.

Activity's Location

Alexandria, Egypt

Bulk discount (by Percent)

Bulk discount adult
# Discount group From adult To adult Value
1 Solo Traveller 1 1 -60%
2 Small Group 2 12 0%

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