This full-day tour will take you on an exploration of Alexandria’s most famous landmarks, with an expert guide to provide you with insight and knowledge about the city’s past and present. From the magnificent Library of Alexandria to the impressive Roman Amphitheater and the iconic Citadel of Qaitbay, this tour is perfect for history buffs, architecture enthusiasts, and anyone who wants to discover the wonders of ancient Egypt.
This private tour of Alexandria is the perfect way to explore the city’s rich history and culture. Your experienced guide will take you on a journey through time, from the ancient Library of Alexandria to the stunning Catacombs of Kom El Shoqafa. With comfortable transportation, personalized attention, and a delicious lunch at a local restaurant, this tour is the ideal way to experience the highlights of Alexandria in one day.
Highlights of the Tour:
- Visit the ancient Library of Alexandria, one of the largest and most significant libraries of the ancient world.
- Explore the Catacombs of Kom El Shoqafa, a series of tombs that date back to the 2nd century AD.
- See the Qaitbay Citadel, a 15th-century fortress built on the site of the ancient lighthouse of Alexandria.
- Walk through the vibrant streets of Alexandria and visit the Roman Amphitheatre and Pompey’s Pillar.
- Enjoy a delicious lunch at a local restaurant.
- 7:00 am – Pickup from your hotel in Cairo and drive to Alexandria (approximately 2.5 hours).
- 10:00 am – Visit the Library of Alexandria and explore the fascinating history of this ancient institution.
- 11:30 am – Head to the Catacombs of Kom El Shoqafa and discover the unique blend of Roman and Egyptian architectural styles.
- 1:00 pm – Enjoy a delicious lunch at a local restaurant.
- 2:00 pm – Visit the Qaitbay Citadel and marvel at the stunning views of the Mediterranean Sea.
- 3:30 pm – Walk through the vibrant streets of Alexandria and visit the Roman Amphitheatre and Pompey’s Pillar.
- 5:00 pm – Return to your hotel in Cairo.
- Private air-conditioned transportation from Cairo to Alexandria and back.
- Professional English-speaking tour guide.
- Entrance fees to all the sites mentioned in the itinerary.
- Lunch at a local restaurant.
- Mineral water and snacks on board the vehicle.
- Gratuities for the tour guide and driver.
- 1 person: $230 USD
- 2-4 persons: $160 USD per person
- 5-8 persons: $125 USD per person
- 9-15 persons: $105 USD per person
Tips and Advice for Travelers:
- Wear comfortable shoes as there will be a lot of walking.
- Dress modestly, especially when visiting religious sites.
- Bring sunscreen, a hat, and sunglasses as it can get quite hot in Alexandria.
- Don’t forget to bring your camera to capture the stunning views and ancient landmarks.
- This is a private tour and can be customized to suit your needs and interests.
- Pickup time can be adjusted upon request.
- This tour is suitable for all ages and fitness levels.
- The tour will take place rain or shine, so be prepared for any weather conditions.
Q: Is there a vegetarian option available for lunch? A: Yes, we can arrange a vegetarian option for lunch upon request.
Q: Can I customize the itinerary? A: Yes, this is a private tour and can be customized to suit your needs. Please contact us to discuss your requirements.