Approx. 10 to 12 hours
English, Espanol, Francais
Discover the fascinating history and vibrant culture of Alexandria on our full-day tour. Our expert guide will pick you up from your hotel in Cairo and take you on a scenic drive along the Mediterranean coast to the beautiful city of Alexandria.
Explore the city’s stunning landmarks, including the Qaitbay Citadel, a 15th-century fortress built on the site of the famous Lighthouse of Alexandria. Visit the Catacombs of Kom el-Shoqafa, a remarkable underground burial site that blends ancient Egyptian, Greek, and Roman styles.
Next, explore the Alexandria Library, one of the largest and most impressive libraries in the world. Admire the stunning architecture and learn about the library’s rich history and cultural significance.
Enjoy a delicious lunch at a local restaurant before continuing your tour to the stunning Montazah Palace Gardens. These beautiful gardens were once the private retreat of the Egyptian royal family and boast a stunning array of exotic plants and trees.
As you explore Alexandria with our knowledgeable guide, you’ll gain a deeper understanding of the city’s rich history and culture. Our tour includes private transportation in a comfortable, air-conditioned vehicle, and all entrance fees to the sites visited.
Book now and experience the beauty and history of Alexandria on our full-day tour. With our expert guide leading the way, you’ll discover the hidden gems and fascinating stories of this remarkable city.
Embark on a fascinating journey to Alexandria, the Mediterranean pearl of Egypt, on a private full-day tour from Cairo. Your expert tour guide and private air-conditioned minibus will pick you up early in the morning from your hotel, and drive you through the scenic route to Alexandria, which takes approximately three hours. Upon arrival, you'll visit the Catacombs of Kom el-Shuqafa, an ancient Roman necropolis that represents an impressive fusion of art and architecture, blending Egyptian and Greco-Roman styles. You'll also explore Pompey's Pillar, a towering column of granite standing 25 feet tall, built in honor of Emperor Diocletian who liberated the besieged city and provided food to its starving inhabitants. Next, you'll visit the Roman Amphitheatre of Kom El Dikka, considered to be one of the best preserved Roman sites in Egypt, featuring the ruins of Roman streets and homes. You'll then move on to the famous Library of Alexandria, where you'll learn about its rich history and its impressive collection of books and manuscripts. Finally, you'll visit the Citadel of Qaitbay, a 15th-century fortress built near the location of the famous lighthouse of Alexandria. After a day full of unforgettable sights and experiences, your private minibus will take you back to your hotel in Cairo.
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