Take a private day trip to Alexandria from your location in Cairo to be transferred to the bride of the Mediterranean sea, Alexandria. This tour of the coastal city is full of history and culture besides its entertainment and joy. you can visit the catacomb tombs, the Library of Alexandria, and the citadel of Quaitbay and relish yourself in the tasty seafood meal after the long day trip.
Price : 25.00 $
Day trip to Alexandria from Cairo
Private transportation + Egyptologist guide + Entrance fees + Lunch at Fishmarket
Private transfer + Tour guide + Entrance tickets
Private Car + Tour Egyptologist guide
Only Private air-conditioned vehicles with a Driver
Start your Cairo Day Trips to Alexandria, the shining pearl of the Mediterranean and the most famous city named after the Macedonian leader, an expert tour guide from Cairo Top Tours will meet you in the lobby of your hotel in Cairo or Giza. You will arrange a pick-up time with your tour operator and begin your Alexandria Tour from Cairo by being transferred to Alexandria in a modern air-conditioned vehicle, accompanied by your experienced tour guide, for approximately two hours of driving.
Along the way, we will stop at the nearest rest area if you wish to have a drink, go to the bathroom, or stretch your legs. The day begins with a visit to Pompey’s Pillar, the only surviving Roman temple pillar, which stands on a rocky plateau in the surrounding ruins of the Serapeum, followed by a visit to the medieval Citadel of Qaitbay, which was built by the Mamluk Sultan in 1477 A.D.
Built on the same site of Alexandria’s ancient lighthouse, which was originally one of the seven wonders of the ancient world that no longer exists it was built during the Ptolemaic period but it doesn't exist anymore. You will then proceed to the Catacombs of Kom El Shoqafa, which are the last large standing structure dedicated to the ancient Egyptian religion. The catacombs consist of three layers of tombs and rooms cut into the rock beneath the ground, as well as the elegantly decorated burial site of a wealthy Romanized Egyptian family. Afterward, we will go to The Bibliotheca of Alexandria.
You will be transferred to enjoy the walk by the Alexandria corniche and the old harbor where you can see the old fishing boats, men fishing, and traditional fishermen making nets. The photos taken here are mesmerizing. Finally, you will enjoy your amazing delicious lunch in a high-quality restaurant. Then you will be transferred back to Cairo and you will have a break on the way back after you enjoyed your Alexandria tours from Cairo.