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    Alexandria
    Stop: 5 hours -
    Our TourAt 7.00 am , You will be escorted in an air conditioned vehicle from your hotel towards Alexandria (about 3 - 3.30 Hrs. Driving) where you will meet your tour guide in Alexandria to discover the beauty and the Greco Roman civilization within a day-tour starting with visiting the catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa which are considered one of the wonders of the middle ages . It's the largest known Roman burial site in Egypt, with three tiers of tombs that could accommodate up to 300 corpses. The cemetery originally was dug to be a private cemetery for one family ,then it was converted to be a public cemetery the architecture of the tombs mirrors Greco-Roman styles. This can be seen in the wall decoration, which shows a unique combination of Egyptian, Greek, and Roman artistic traditions. People are buried here in sarcophagi, in shelves, and in urns of ashes after cremation.  After that going to visit The Roman Amphitheatre which is Located in the heart of Alexandria, Kom el-Dikka is an extensive Roman theatrical and residential complex. It includes the only known Roman amphitheater in Egypt, an impressively well-preserved structure composed of thirteen terraces. This was constructed in the traditional Greek style.  Then, You will go to get a photo stop at ( Qaitbey’s Citadel) which is considered one of the most important defensive strongholds, not only in Egypt, but also along the Mediterranean Sea coast. It formulated an important part of the fortification system of Alexandria in the 15th century A.D.; The Citadel is situated at the entrance of the eastern harbour on the eastern point of the Pharos Island. It was erected on the exact site of the famous Lighthouse of Alexandria, which was one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.  After that a Photo Stop from outside to ( Abu Al-Abbas Al-Mursi) Alexandria’s largest mosque; with a cream colored façade, four great domes, arabesque designs and a high minaret. It is located in the Anfoushi neighborhood of Alexandria, near the Citadel of Qaitbay.  We will end our amazing tour by visiting the Modern Alexandria Library, the Old library was very famous all over the world for its huge books capacity of different sciences and literature. It was damaged several times during the Greco Roman period until it vanished. The beginning of reconstruct the library started at the late 80s of the last century.. The special shape of the modern library of Alexandria is considered a special architectural germ. The library the history of the library and the city of Alexandria and the Egyptian history as a whole, The cultures of the Arab world, Africa, and the Mediterranean countries , and The culture, ideas, and civilization of the whole world Location. Then you will be picked up back to your hotel in Cairo
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Duration
12h
Inclusions
  • Egyptologist tour guide.
  • Air Conditioned Private vehicle
  • 1 Day Tour
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Round Transfer (Cairo-Alexandria, Alexandria-Cairo)
  • Lunch at Sea View Restaurant
  • Bottled Mineral Water
  • Tourism Police Permission
  • Tax
  • Fuel surcharge
  • handling charges
Exclusions
  • Accommodation
  • Extra Entry Ticket to inside Qaietbey Citadel.
  • Extra Entry Ticket to the Optional Museums inside Alexandria Library
  • Any other Meals or Beverages
  • Tipping
  • Personal Expenses
  • Anything not mentioned above
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Karen K wrote a review Mar 2020
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We had a tour of Alexandria today with Sabry. He was very knowledgeable of Egyptian history, and kept things interesting. I highly recommend him as a tour guide!
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from egypttailormade, Owner at Day Tour to Alexandria from Cairo
Responded 3 Mar 2020
Dear Karen, Thank you for submitting your superb review with Egypt Tailor Made . It was a pleasure to show you the beauty of our amazing country within your Tour in Alexandria. Your positive feelings about Egypt and our devoted company, mean so much to us, and that is what we always aim for. You should definitely come back for another visit to our country . there's more for you to see and do here in the land of myths. We look forward to having you here again to explore more amazing sights around Cairo, Luxor, and Aswan So, get ready for your next trip to explore more treasures of the marvelous Egyptian Civilization. Please keep in touch Have a nice day
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Spider-Man2145 wrote a review Mar 2020
South Plainfield, New Jersey46 contributions3 helpful votes
We took the Alexandria tour with Egypt tailor-made day tours. Our guild Sabry was super knowledgeable and very kind he knew everything in the world about EGYPT. I totally recommend booking through this company and requesting him.
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Response from egypttailormade, Owner at Day Tour to Alexandria from Cairo
Responded 3 Mar 2020
Dear Valued Traveler, We are so pleased to hear that you spent a lovely time in our beloved country with Sabry. Your positive feelings about Egypt and our devoted company, mean so much to us, and that is what we always aim for. Your safety, comfort and satisfaction are very important to us more than anything else. You are most welcomed for another visit to our beloved country. There are more and more gorgeous sights to explore with our Team...and we hope you can come soon with a longer stay to visit these magnificent cities...Cairo, Luxor, Aswan, , Siwa and the White Desert. So, get ready to explore more different treasures of the marvelous Egyptian Civilization. Thank you for your recommendation , It would be a pleasure and honor to serve all your friends and relatives who are interested in visiting our beloved country , and provide them the same first class service as well. Please keep in touch Have a nice day
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Cameron wrote a review Feb 2020
Sydney, Australia1 contribution1 helpful vote
We have spent 5 days visiting Cairo, pyramids,Sphinx,Alexandria and other’s. This has been a once in a lifetime experience that has been made more special by our fantastic guide Mona. Any families our couples travelling to Egypt should request Mona as your Guide she has a
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Response from egypttailormade, Owner at Day Tour to Alexandria from Cairo
Responded 16 Feb 2020
Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for your wonderful review...We are so appreciated for your support, and your positive words about our service. We are so happy that you spent a lovely time in our beloved country with the team of Egypt Tailor Made Tours. You are most welcomed for another visit to our beloved country. There are more and more gorgeous sights to explore with our Team...and we hope you can come soon with a longer stay to visit these magnificent cities...Cairo, Luxor, Aswan, Alexandria, Siwa and the White Desert. So, get ready to explore more different treasures of the marvelous Egyptian Civilization. Please keep in touch Have a nice day
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Jan F wrote a review Apr 2019
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The guide Bassam Mohamed was very informative and also was very careful, ensuring I did not slip on stairs etc with the rainy weather. The new library is imoressive both inside and outside. The drive from Cairo to Alexandria provides interesting views of current aspects of
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Date of experience: April 2019
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Response from egypttailormade, Owner at Day Tour to Alexandria from Cairo
Responded 25 Apr 2019
Dear Jan, Thank you for submitting your superb review with Egypt Tailor Made . We are so pleased to hear that you spent a lovely time in our beloved country with the team of Egypt Tailor Made Tours. You are most welcomed for another visit to our beloved country. There are more and more gorgeous sights to explore with our Team...and we hope you can come soon with a longer stay to visit these magnificent cities...Cairo, Luxor, Aswan, and the Desert. So, get ready to explore more different treasures of the marvelous Egyptian Civilization. Please Keep in touch. Stay Safe
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SanjayBalachandran wrote a review Mar 2019
Seattle, Washington2 contributions2 helpful votes
Our family of four (with two 9 yr olds) had an amazing time doing the day trip to Alexandria from Cairo. We used Egypt Tailor Made Day Tours and our tour guide - Mido, became more like family at the end of the 2 days we spent with him on this trip and the day tour of Cairo. This
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Date of experience: February 2019
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Response from egypttailormade, Owner at Day Tour to Alexandria from Cairo
Responded 16 Mar 2019
Dear Sanjay, We are so pleased to hear that you spent a lovely time in our beloved country with the team of Egypt Tailor Made Tours. Your family's safety, comfort and satisfaction are very important to us more than anything else. We will pass your appreciation to Mido as well. You are most welcomed for another visit to our beloved country. There are more and more gorgeous sights to explore with our Team...and we hope you can come soon with a longer stay to visit these magnificent cities...Cairo, Luxor, Aswan, and the Desert. So, get ready to explore more different treasures of the marvelous Egyptian Civilization. Please Keep in touch. Have a nice day
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