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Private Day Trip to Alexandria (Archeological)

Schedule:

Everyday

Duration:

Approx. 12-14 hours

Pickup Time:

7:00am – we can change the time to suit you.

Tour Highlights:

Catacombs of Kom El Shokafa
Pompay’s Pillar Photo stop
Roman Amphitheater
The library of Alexandria Manuscripts museum
Castle of Kaitbey
Old harbour of Alexandria
El Nabi Daniel Mosque related to Alexander the great tomb
St. Mark – the oldest church in Africa
The old city-center of Alexandria
Abbo Elabbas Mosque
Site of the Lighthouse; one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.
Montaza Gardens and the Palaces
Stanley Bridge

per adult from

$234

AUD

Duration

12 to 14 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

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  • What's included :
    • Entrance fees
    • All transfers by air-conditioned vehicle
    • Expert tour guide
    • All Service charges & taxes
    • Entry/Admission - Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa
    • Entry/Admission - Citadel of Qaitbay
    What's excluded :
    • Any extras not mentioned in the itinerary
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa, Kom Al Shokafa, Alexandria 21599 Egypt

    Pick up from your hotel, Travel to Alexandria, First visit the insides of the Catacombs of Kom El Shokafa which are the largest Roman Cemetery consisting of three levels cut in the rock. Then you will drive to visit the Roman Amphitheater of Alexandria with the display of the sunken monuments of Alexandria which were discovered under the East harbor of Alexandria. 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) .

    Next stop is the library of Alexandria; 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.

    Note: Alexandria Library is closed on every public holiday.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Alexandria, Alexandria, Alexandria Governorate

    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.

    Optional lunch at at a modern Fish Restaurant or a famous and traditional Alexandrian food place called Mohamed Ahmed’s. The Queen of Spain and many famous people go there when they visit Alexandria.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Citadel of Qaitbay, Alexandria, As Sayalah Sharq, Qesm Al Gomrok, Alexandria Governorate, Egypt

    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. 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.

    Duration: 3 hours

    Stop At: Alexandria, Alexandria, Alexandria Governorate

    The car will then take you to the gardens of Montaza. On the way you can quickly have a 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.



    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Alexandria, Alexandria, Alexandria Governorate

    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.

    Alexandria has so much to see, feel, eat and buy so if you have time and want to add more to your itinerary – just let us know what you are interested in and we will arrange it for you at the cost price – no profit to us.



    Duration: 2 hours

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Your 3 stars travel Tour guide will be waiting you. They will be holding a sign of 3 stars travel, You do not need to look for them – they will be waiting for you and will find you.Airports
    • Cairo Intl Airport, Cairo Egypt
    Departure Time :
    7:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Infant seats available
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
    • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • 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 3 stars travel

Activity ID: V-260938P83

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