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Alexandria Day Tour from Cairo

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    What to Expect
    Alexandria is a famous city which was built by Alexander the Great. The city is located beside the Mediterranean Sea. It has a rich historical heritage since ancient Egyptian times. The city connected between the Egyptian civilization and Greco Roman civilization.

    Start your lovely day by meeting your guide at your hotel; take your high way from Cairo (about 3 hours' drive each way), arrive in the famous city then you will start exploring the city with your tour guide who will explain for you the old history of Alexandria. Your tour guide will talk with your about old Alexandria and the lighthouse of Alexandria, you will visit Roman catacombs of Kom ash-Shuqqafa, consisting of 3 levels for burial rooms which was discovered by donkey in 1901. Head to the Pompey Pillar, largest pillar in Egypt, listen to many stories about it with qualified Egyptologist tour guide. Then drive to fortress for Qaitbay locating beside the sea.

    Finally you will explore by yourself the famous library (new Alexandria library) which has the fourth rank among the libraries all over the world. Take your lunch at a good quality seafood restaurant overlooking the Mediterranean, then you will go back directly to your hotel in Cairo.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Cairo or Giza hotels
    Departure Time
    7:00 AM
    Duration
    12h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Qualified Egyptologist guide
    • Lunch at a good quality seafood restaurant overlooking the Mediterranean
    • Private tour
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
    • Bottled water
    • snacks on the way to Alexanderia
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    • Entrance fees
    • Entry/Admission - Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa
    • Entry/Admission - Bibliotheca Alexandrina
    • Entry/Admission - Pompey's Pillar
    • Entry/Admission - Fort Qaitbey
    Exclusions
    • Drinks
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Most travelers can participate
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Infant meals not included
    • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
    • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 6 days ago

    Our guide, Hima, was very knowledgeable and fun. Saw all the fun sights in Alexandria. Hima provided a good narrative and the history of each site and made the tour extra enjoyable.

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank Ladyleaflet
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    I booked the tour to Alexandria, Hima was my guide and Aly was my driver Starting from the beginning Hima contact me early to arrange everything, early morning we moved to Alexandria, we visited the old catacombs and Bombay biller also the fortress of Quidbay...More

    Thank waihinh2019
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Me and my husband had the best time with Mohammed our guide. He was so knowledgeable and nice to show us around his city. He gave us insightful details of all the attractions we visited and responded to any question we had. He speaks perfect...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank Camacho_andres
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Alexandria has an amazing history, the guide I had Mohammed is a Egyptologist who has a passion for history and made me feel so welcome, I recommend this tour to anybody that loves history, I was picked up and dropped off at my hostel step...More

    1  Thank Carl1577
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    We really enjoyed the full day Alexandria city tour with our guide Shawky and driver Carlos. Shawky explained the history behind historical monuments, visiting places in Alexandria city and spent the entire day with us until we are done seeing all important places to visit...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank Daydream728796
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    You can book transport, cost is reasonable, via get transfer. Price is set and pay in advance. Unfortunately they can be sometimes unreliable. We found Uber very good in Egypt and cheap, depends where u want to go?
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