Alexandria Tour from Cairo + Lunch - 1 Day

Tour Highlights:

  • Catacombs of Kom El Shokafa
    Pompey’s Pillar Photo stop 
    Roman Amphitheater 
    The library of Alexandria Manuscripts museum
    Citadel of Qaitbey 
    Old harbor 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

Tour Price (Per Person)

Single2-3 pax4-6 pax7-10 pax
130 $85 $80 $75 $

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Itinerary

Day 1

Visitors Egypt’s tour guide will pick you up from your hotel in Cairo. They will be waiting in the lobby holding Travayage sign.

Travel to Alexandria, start with a 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.

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 (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.
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.

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.

Price Includes:

  • Pickup & drop off service
  • Entrance fees- Lunch During the tour
  • All transfers by air-conditioned vehicle
  • Expert English speaking tour guide
  • All Service charges & taxes

Price Excludes:

  • Any Extras

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Alexandria Tour from Cairo + Lunch