Full Day Trip from Cairo to The Beautiful Alexandria
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per adult from
12 to 13 hours
Hotel pickup available
What's included :
- Expert English speaking tour guide
- Air-conditioned vehicle
- All Fees and Taxes
What's excluded :
- Catacombs of Kom El Shokafa Roman Amphitheater library of Alexandria tickets
- This is a typical itinerary for this product
Stop At: Alexandria, Alexandria, Alexandria Governorate
Three Pyramids tour guide will pick you up from your hotel in Cairo. They will be waiting in the lobby holding a sign of Three Pyramids tours.
Travel to Alexandria, start with the library of Alexandria (Bibliotecha Alexandrina); the biggest library in the world – now with 8 million books. Visit it’s open court where you can see the statue of Alexander the Great and the statue of Ptolemy the first, which was found underwater nearby.
You will visit the library’s manuscript museum, president Saddat Museum and impressions of Alexandria Museum.
The car will then take you to visit the church of St. Mark – the oldest church in Africa. Through your drive you will see the old downtown and the local historical architecture which 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.
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 harbor where you can see the old fishing boats, men fishing and traditional fishermen making nets. The photos taken there are amazing.
Continue to visit the Citadel of Quaitbay 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.
You will also drive by Pompay’s Pillar and stop for a photo stop, (it was constructed in honor of the Emperor Diocletian at the end of the 4th century) .great photo stop.
Optional visit to the Roman Amphitheater in Kom El-Dekka; a marble theater that once seated 800 spectators with galleries, sections of mosaic flooring, and a pleasure garden, all surrounded by Roman baths and villas.
Then proceed to visit the Catacombs of Kom El-Shokafa, the necropolis of 3 sub-levels dating from the 2nd century AD merges aspects of Egyptian, Greek, and Roman culture in its features. See the Roman triclinium – a banquet hall to honor the dead, as well as statues, reliefs, and a pillared lobby featuring depictions of Egyptian gods in Roman armor.
On your way back you will stop over the famous bridge of Stanley – the modern landmark of modern Alexandria.
At the end of the day, travel back to your hotel in Cairo.
Departure Point :Traveler pickup is offeredAirports
- Cairo Intl Airport, Cairo Egypt
Departure Time :7:00 AM
Return Detail :-
Hotel Pickup :
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Not recommended for travelers with back problems
- Most travelers can participate
- Stroller accessible
- Not wheelchair accessible
- This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
- This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
- 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.