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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.
Cairo or Giza hotels
Returns to original departure point
Qualified Egyptologist guide
Lunch at a good quality seafood restaurant overlooking the Mediterranean
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Transport by air-conditioned minivan
snacks on the way to Alexanderia
All Fees and Taxes
Entry/Admission - Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa
Entry/Admission - Bibliotheca Alexandrina
Entry/Admission - Pompey's Pillar
Entry/Admission - Fort Qaitbey
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
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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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
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
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
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
Response from Beenthereonce19 | Reviewed this property |
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?