Take time away from the work and join us in the tour of Alexandria and explore Kom el shoqafa catacombs tombs, the Alexandria Library, Pompey pillar, the castle of Qaitbay, and the Montaza Gardens during a private day trip from Alexandria.
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Enjoy a full day of a sightseeing trip in the Bride of the Mediterranean Sea, the city which was built by Alexander the Great.
Alexandria day trips from Alexandria
Cairo Top Tours certified tour guide who speaks fluent English will meet you at the hotel in Alexandria to begin your Alexandria day trips from Alexandria.
You will arrange a suitable pick-up time with your operator. Start your day Tour there by visiting the Catacombs of Kom El Shoqafa (Tombs on three levels, also contains the Tri-cilium where relatives used to sit on stone benches to feast the dead, a center with relieves of bearded serpents, Inside are 2nd Century AD statues of Sobek & Anubis wearing Roman Armor), These tombs represent the last great existing construction for the sake of the ancient Egyptian religion.
The car will then take you to the library of Alexandria; the biggest library in the world – now with 8 million books. Visit its open court where you can see the statue of Alexander the Great and the statue of Ptolemy the first, which was found underwater nearby.
Alexandria sightseeing tours
Our guide will explain the design of the library from the outside, you will have a chance for some photo stops. Continue to see the outside of Qaitbay castle which was built on the same site as the ancient Lighthouse of Alexandria one of the seven wonders of the ancient world. A most spectacular castle which is a great photo stop.
The car will then take you to the gardens of Montaza. The beautiful coastline and all the views of the city are en route to Montaza Palace and gardens, including the old harbor of Alexandria where we found 7000 monuments underwater.
Once in Montaza Gardens, commonly known as the Love Garden (all romantic couples and families go there), you will visit the royal gardens of King Farouk to see the royal palaces of Haramlek and Salamlek as well as walk along the famous Montaza bridge, and reach the Tea Palace island and see the royal beaches of the queens.
King Farouk was the last king in the history of Egypt from the Muhammad Ali dynasty and the King of Egypt and Sudan, who succeeded his father, king Fuad I.
On your way back you will stop over the famous bridge of Stanley – the modern landmark of modern Alexandria, then you will back to your hotel.