Spend the day in Alexandria, known as the “Pearl of the Mediterranean”, and experience the bustling street life and ancient wonders. Your full-day guided tour from Cairo will take you to Alexandria’s best sights and will add to your Egyptian adventure.
What to Expect
On this full-day tour you will visit Alexandria, known as the “Pearl of the Mediterranean”, a large city on the coast and an important stop on any traveler’s Egyptian adventure. After being picked up at your hotel in Cairo, you will travel 3 hours down to Alexandria in first class fashion, where your trip will bring you face-to-face with many wonders of the ancient world.
On arrival, you will spend plenty of time walking around the streets and visiting the most important sights of Alexandria, known as the second capital of Egypt. You will experience the wonder of the <en>Bibliotheca Alexandria</en> (the New Library of Alexandria). You will see Pompay’s Pillar, a 25-meter column built as part of the temple of Serapis, as well as visiting the nearby subterranean galleries housing the remains of ancient bulls and three Sphinxes.
After walking around the ruins you will visit the Qaitbay Citadel, where you will have the chance to visit the Roman Catacombs, a large Roman cemetery consisting of 3 levels of cut rock. Finally, before returning back to your hotel in Cairo, you will visit the spectacular castle and grounds of the Montazah Palace, where you can stroll around the beautiful gardens.
- Pick-up and return service to your hotel
- All transfers by modern air-conditioned vehicle
- English-speaking guides
- Bottle of mineral water during your trip
What's Not Included
- Entrance fees to historical places
- Lunch at a specialty restaurant
Know Before You Go
Children up to 6 years old will be free, sharing parents room (the only charge will be for train or bus tickets where applicable).
Children aged 7-11 years will be charged 50% of adult price.
Children aged 11+ will be charged 100% of adult price.