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Private day tour to Alexandria From Cairo

Highlights
  • Private day trip to Alexandria from Cairo by air-conditioned minivan
  • Follow the lush Nile Valley to Alexandria on Egypt’s Mediterranean coast
  • See top Alexandria attractions such as the Fort of Qaitbay and Pompey’s Pillar, a triumphal Roman column
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Private day tour to Alexandria From Cairo
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Overview
Rewind to the days of Alexander the Great on a private day trip to Alexandria, Egypt’s Mediterranean coastal city. Admire the Nile Valley as you travel to this picturesque city, founded by Alexander around 331 BC, and tour the highlights as your expert guide recounts the city’s history. Descend into the underground Roman catacombs to see eerie chambers; view the Roman column of Pompey’s Pillar; and visit the stunning, new disc-shaped Alexandria Library, built where the city’s classical library once stood. A delicious seafood lunch in Alexandria is included.
What to Expect
Start your private day tour excursion at 7am as you meet your private tour guide in the lobby of your hotel to get on your private, modern van (WiFi on board) and move to Alexandria (3 hours drive), when you get there you will explore the mysterious Catacombs of Kom el Shogafa (one of the seven wonders of the Middle Ages), Pompey's pillar and the remains of the Serapeum temple around it, wonder at the majestic fort of Qaitbay that was built at the site of the ancient lighthouse of Alexandria (Pharos) overlooking the Mediterranean.
Then visit the outstanding Bibliotheca Alexandrina that was built near the site of the old one
Lunch in a seafood restaurant overlooking the sea is included
At the end of your tour you will be transferred back to your hotel.
Reviews (11)
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile
Amazing trip to Alexandria with Guide Ashraf

Today we had great time touring Alexandria with our guide Ashraf and driver Wael. Asharf came right on time to our hotel at 7am waiting for us. He explained everything on the way from Cairo to Alexandria. He showed us all the best historic places...More

1  Thank BullkingGlobal
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile
Ashraf and Hassan Day tour to Alexandria from Cairo

Let me begin by saying how wonderful my guide and driver were. We had an instant connection on the journey to Alexandria. They made the trip very comfortable and informative. We hit all the major sites in Alexandria while enjoying lunch by the water. I...More

1  Thank Tyler S
Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile
Day tour to beautiful Alexandria

I had a great day trip to Alexandria from Cairo with Rania and the driver. Rania was very informative, helpful, and patient. She recommended a great restaurant called Fish Market that had fresh fish and beautiful views of the Mediterranean sea. We went to all...More

Thank Cindy L
Reviewed 3 April 2018
Wonderful Day Trip to Alexandria

Rania and her driver picked us up in the lobby of our Cairo hotel early in the day, and shared her love of Egypt and the sights of Alexandria in one, very full day. Very knowledgeable, engaging and personable, Rania made sure we visited all...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Nancy D
Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile
Wonderful, crazy Egypt!

What an amazing day! Our tour guide, the Egyptologist Ahmed Eraky, is not only a fantastic guide with immense knowledge, but also a great person in general. We learned so much from him and he made the tour very entertaining. It’s obvious that he has...More

Thank JenniferC8711
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