Cairo
Departure
12 hours
Duration
Every Day
Runs on

Take a fascinating private tour to Alexandria from Cairo. Unlike any other Egyptian city. Founded by Alexander the Great in 331 BC, Alexandria was known for the Lighthouse of Alexandria (one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World).

Discover the old sites and history of Alexandria from its ancient Egyptian roots through the Classical period to Roman times and beyond on an enlightening full-day tour from Cairo, Alexandria is second largest city in Egypt, has an atmosphere that is more Mediterranean than Middle Eastern and is famous for its Roman remains.

Tour guide from Excursions Egypt will pick you up from your hotel at 7.00 am to start your tour to Alexandria from Cairo. On our tour to Alexandria, you will visit the Citadel Fort Qaitby, the Roman amphitheatre and the catacombs of Kom al-Shoqafa, which is the largest Roman cemetery in Alexandria. Then visit the library of Alexandria, the biggest library in the world. You will also visit the royal Palaces of king Farouk and visit the prettiest and biggest mosque in the city Abbo Elabbas Mosque.

 

Tour Details

DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATIONYour hotel in Cairo
DEPARTURE TIME7.00 AM
RETURN TIMEApproximately 7.00 PM
BRINGCamera
INCLUDED
Pick up and Drop Off service from your hotel in Cairo
All transfers by a private air-conditioned deluxe vehicle
Professional English-speaking guide
Lunch in local restaurant
Entrance fees
All services charges and taxes
NOT INCLUDED
Drinks in restaurant
Any Extras not mentioned in the itinerary

 

1

7.00 AM – Pick-up & Transportation

You will be picked-up from your hotel in Cairo and start your tour with your friendly English speaking guide.
2

Montazah Summer Palace

Start the tour with the visit of Montazah Summer Palace. Here you will visit the royal gardens of King Farouk and see the royal palaces of Haramlek and Salamlek as well as walk along the famous Montaza bridge.
3

Lunch

Before continuing your tour, enjoy delicious lunch at local restaurant.
4

Fort and Citadel of Qaitbay

Visit the fort and Citadel of Qaitbay which was built around 1480 y the Mamluk Sultan Qaitbay. You will also visit Alexandria New Library.
5

Pompey's Pillar

Next is a visit to the Pompey’s Pillar which was built in 297 AD for the Roman Emperor Diocletian.
6

Catacomb of Komel-Shokafa

The day ends with a visit to the Catacomb of Komel-Shokafa, the largest Roman cemetery in Alexandria.
7

7.00 PM – Return

 Relaxing drive back to your Cairo hotel.
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