The fort on the location of the lighthouse
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Day tour to Alexandria from Cairo.

Enjoy a day excursion to the pearl of the Mediterranean,the beautiful city of Alexandria and explore how a coastal city is different from the other cities.Discover how this beautiful city has its own history and character.

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Spend a full day in the beautiful city of Alexandria located in the North of Egypt.Explore the long history of the beautiful city in the company of your own tour guide.Your Egyptologist guide will meet you at the hotel on time.In an air-conditioned vehicle, start your tour to Alexandria, the bride of the Mediterranean.The drive is 220 km (147 miles) which will take 3 hours. Alexandria is the second largest city in Egypt and the main port for the country.It was built 332 B.C upon the order of Alexander of Macedonia.the city was built on a small village for the fishermen called Racotis.You will give visits to the main attractions of the historical sites there including, the catacombs:This is the most important ancient site in the city.The catacombs is a Roman tomb that dates back to the 1st century.This magnificent subterranean tomb shows the mixture between Egyptian and Roman art,symbols and burial customs.the mixture between mummification and cremation,the mingling between Egyptian and Roman mythology.It was one of the wonders of the middle ages.You will also visit the only preserved Roman Amphitheater in the city.the theater was discovered by mere accident when digging the basis for a governmental building uncovered some of the marble benches of the theater.It was discovered in 1960.You will enjoy an outside view of the fort of Qaitbay (1477 A.D), the original location of the Great Lighthouse of Alexandria on the island of Pharaohs.The lighthouse was a second wonder of the seven wonders of the ancient world in Egypt in addition to the Great pyramid of Giza.You can have your lunch during the tour and enjoy the fresh breeze of the sea.Then end this visit with the modern library of Alexandria which is a revival of the ancient library, the biggest library in the world back then.After this enjoyable tour, you will drive back to Cairo.

Additional Information

Schedule Details:

Departs: Daily

Departure Time: 7:00am (earlier or later departures are available until 7:30am if required, please advise at time of booking)

Departure Point: Tour departs from centrally located Cairo and Giza hotels

Duration: 11 hours (approx.)

Return details: Tour returns to original point of departure

Hotel Pickup: Tour departs from centrally located Cairo and Giza hotels. Please include the details of your hotel at the time of booking.

 

Inclusions:

  • Qualified Egyptologist guide
  • Entrance fees
  • Lunch (if option selected)
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • Transport by air conditioned vehicle

 

Exclusions:

  • Gratuities (recommended)
  • Food and drinks, unless specified

Payment Policy

Deposit: No deposit required.

Payment: You pay the full amount to your tour guide on the day of your tour. You can pay in cash (US dollars, Euros, or Egyptian Pounds) or by credit card (Visa or MasterCard). Please note that there will be a 3% charge for using a credit card.

Pricing Information:

  • Prices are listed as a guide only. For an exact price quote contact us
  • Child prices are not applicable, adult prices apply to all travelers.
  • Infants aged 2 years and under are free of charge, provided they do not
  • occupy a seat
  • Prices are per person.
  • Our pricing is updated constantly to ensure you always receive the lowest price possible.
  • This tour must be booked at least 24 hours in advance of your travel date
    Confirmation of this tour will be received at time of booking

Price

Per Person Price
 1 Person $175.00
2-4 Persons $110.00
5-8 Persons $85.00
9-16 Persons $55.00