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Full-Day Private Tour: Historic Alexandria From Cairo

Step back into the pages of history on this 12-hour full-day tour from Cairo to ancient Alexandria.Tour the top sights of Alexandria, including the Catacombs of Kom El-Shoqafa, Modern Library, Montaza Palace Garden and more with a private guide. Learn fascinating insights into Egyptian history from your Egyptologist guide. Feast on a delicious lunch at a good quality restaurant and round-trip hotel transport. Note: Alexandria Library is closed every public holiday. To enter the reading area you will need to purchase a ticket. - Haramlek and Salamlek at Montaza are not open for public ( you will see from outside).

per adult from

$222

AUD

Duration

12 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

Select Date and Travellers

No tour options available.

  • What's included :
    • All transfers by a private A/C. vehicle.
    • Bottle of water during the tour.
    • Lunch at a local restaurant.
    • Pickup service from your Hotel and return.
    • Professional English speaking Egyptologist Tour guide.
    What's excluded :
    • Beverages are not included during the lunch at the restaurant.
    • Entrance fees to the mentioned sightseeing.
    • Tipping to the guide and driver.
    • Entry/Admission - Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa
    • Entry/Admission - Roman Amphitheatre
    • Entry/Admission - Bibliotheca Alexandrina
    • Entry/Admission - Montazah Gardens
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa, Kom Al Shokafa, Alexandria 21599 Egypt

    Our Expert tour guide will pick you up at 7:00 am from your hotel in either Cairo or Giza to Alexandria which is 220 km away from Cairo. Arrive Alexandria around 10 am and start your day tour by visiting  the Catacomb of Kom El-Shoqafa, one of the world's largest Roman burial sites, and one of Alexandria's most popular attractions. Descend into, via a spiral staircase over a three-level tombstone, a large Roman-style banquet room, where relatives used to sit on stone benches to feast in honor of the dead.

    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: Roman Amphitheatre, Raml Station Square At Kom El Dekka near the Roman Museum, Alexandria 21599 Egypt

    Proceed to the Roman Theater, of which seats are made out of marble stones and the floor has a big section of mosaic and a pleasure garden surrounded by Roman Villas and baths.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Bibliotheca Alexandrina, El Shatby, Alexandria 30100 Egypt

    Our Alexandria day tour continues with a visit to the Alexandria Library, built between 1995 and 2002, to hold over 8 million books. Visit its open court where you can see the statue of Alexander the Great.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Citadel of Qaitbay, Alexandria, As Sayalah Sharq, Qesm Al Gomrok, Alexandria Governorate, Egypt

    Enjoy photo stops at Qaitbay Citadel, a defensive 15-century fortress built on the ruins of the light house of Alexandria; one of the ancient world's seven wonders.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Mosque of Abu al-Abbas al-Mursi, Anfushi Old Alexandria, Alexandria 21599 Egypt

    Continue to Al Mursi Abu Alabbas mosque(from outside),an elaborate structure built to honor a Sufi Saint, and have a free walk on the Cornish.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Montazah Gardens, Montaza Palace Al Mandarah Bahri, Qism El-Montaza, Alexandria 21599 Egypt

    Finish your day tour at the gardens of Montaza. On the way you can quickly have a photo stop at the memorial of the Unknown Soldier of Alexandria. The beautiful coastline and all the views of the city are en route to Montaza Palace and gardens which is approx 25 km away, 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 (the last king in the history of Egypt) and see the royal palaces of Haramlek and Salamlek (from outside); as well as walk along the famous Montaza bridge and reach the Tea Palace island and see the royal beaches of the queens.

    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: Stanley Bridge, Alexandria Egypt

    On your way back you will stop over the famous bridge of Stanley – the modern landmark of modern Alexandria, built by Alexander the great, then travel in comfort back to your hotel in Cairo.

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    All hotels in Cairo or Giza
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Near public transportation
    • Stroller accessible
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • All Hotels/Inns or Rental Apartments in Cairo Or Giza
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Egypt Gift Tours

Activity ID: V-117480P33

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