Full-Day Private Tour: Historic Alexandria From Cairo

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Duration: 12 hours

Departs: Hurghada, Hurghada

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

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Up to 24 hours in advance.

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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).

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 Not Included

Entrance fees to the mentioned sightseeing.

Tipping to the guide and driver.

Water or Beverages are not included during the lunch at the restaurant.

Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 5
  • CHILD: Age: 6 - 11
  • ADULT: Age: 12 - 120

Additional Info

  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Infants are required to sit on an adult’s lap
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • All Hotels/Inns or Rental Apartments in Cairo Or Giza
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Experience may be cancelled due to Insufficient travelers
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

What To Expect

Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa
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.

1 hours • Admission Ticket Not Included

Ancient Roman Amphitheater
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.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

Bibliotheca Alexandrina
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.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

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.

20 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Mosque of Abu al-Abbas al-Mursi
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.

20 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Montazah Gardens
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.

1 hours • Admission Ticket Not Included

Stanley Bridge
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.

• Admission Ticket Free

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