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Alexandria Day Trip From Cairo

See the Library of Alexandria, St. Mark oldest church, the Roman amphitheater, take a walking tour in the old city center, Abbo Elabbas Mosque, Site of the Lighthouse, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, Quaitbay Castle photo stop, Montaza Gardens & Palaces, Stanley Bridge, and El Nabi Daniel Mosque.

per adult from

$87

AUD

Duration

10 to 12 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

Select Date and Travellers

No tour options available.

  • What's included :
    • All taxes, fees and handling charges
    • Fuel surcharge
    • Qualified Egyptologist guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Transport by air conditioned vehicle
    What's excluded :
    • Food and drinks
    • Gratuities
    • Additional visits (optional)
  • Our tour guide will be waiting you at the lobby of your hotel at 7:00am.

    Travel to Alexandria. Start the tour with the library of Alexandria; the biggest library in the world.

    Visit the Roman Amphitheater of Alexandria with the display of the sunken monuments of Alexandria which were discovered under the East harbor of Alexandria.

    The car will then take you to visit the church of St. Mark – the oldest church in Africa, after which you will visit the old downtown of Alexandria where you can walk through the old city-center of Alexandria. Look at the traditional markets; where everything and anything is sold including traditional Egyptian sweets and treats. The architecture locally has baroque style designs and Italian and French style properties.

    Visit El Nabi Daniel Mosque which is believed by many people to be related to Alexander the great tomb,  It is said to contain the remains of the scholar and venerated teacher Prophet Daniel and his companion Sidi Lokman el Hakim, a religious story-teller.

    Continue your tour by passing through the oldest market area in Mansheya and see the traditional womens’ markets (zan’et etsetat) with very thin and narrow streets,  gold market also exists here where everyone buys their wedding and engagement jewellery.

    The car will then take you to visit the prettiest and biggest mosque in the city: the Abbo Elabbas Mosque, and the strangest sight outside it: an old funfair where children play on very antique funfair rides and eat candy floss.

    Opposite is the corniche and the old harbour where you can see the old fishing boats, men fishing and traditional fishermen making nets. The photos taken here are amazing. Continue  to see the outside of Quaitbay castle which was built on the same site as the ancient Lighthouse of Alexandria one of the seven wonders of ancient world . A most spectacular castle which is a great photo stop.

    The car will then take you to the gardens of Montaza. On the way you can quickly have a optional 2 minute stop by the King of Mango and drink at Alexandrian’s drive thru freshly squeezed juices plus 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 as well as walk along the famous Montaza bridge and reach the Tea Palace island and see the royal beaches of the queens.

    On your way back you will stop over the famous bridge of Stanley – the modern landmark of modern Alexandria,  then travel in comfort back to your hotel in Cairo.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Departure Time :
    7:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
    • Infant seats available
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Egypt Tours

Activity ID: V-59626P4

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