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Best Alexandria Day Tour from Cairo

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    What to Expect
    Alexandria is a famous city which was built by Alexander the Great. The city is located beside the Mediterranean Sea. It has a rich historical heritage since ancient Egyptian times. The city connected between the Egyptian civilization and Greco Roman civilization.

    Start your lovely day by meeting your guide at your hotel; take your high way from Cairo (about 3 hours' drive each way), arrive in the famous city then you will start exploring the city with your tour guide who will explain for you the old history of Alexandria. Your tour guide will talk with your about old Alexandria and the lighthouse of Alexandria, you will visit Roman catacombs of Kom ash-Shuqqafa, consisting of 3 levels for burial rooms which was discovered by donkey in 1901. Head to the Pompey Pillar, largest pillar in Egypt, listen to many stories about it with qualified Egyptologist tour guide. Then drive to fortress for Qaitbay locating beside the sea.

    Finally you will explore by yourself the famous library (new Alexandria library) which has the fourth rank among the libraries all over the world. Take your lunch at a good quality seafood restaurant overlooking the Mediterranean, then you will go back directly to your hotel in Cairo.
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    Departure Point
    Cairo or Giza hotels
    Departure Time
    7:00 AM
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Qualified Egyptologist guide
    • Lunch at a good quality seafood restaurant overlooking the Mediterranean
    • Private tour
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
    • Bottled water
    • snacks on the way to Alexanderia
    • All Fees and Taxes
    • Entrance fees
    • Entry/Admission - Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa
    • Entry/Admission - Bibliotheca Alexandrina
    • Entry/Admission - Pompey's Pillar
    • Entry/Admission - Fort Qaitbey
    • Drinks
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Most travelers can participate
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Infant meals not included
    • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
    • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Excellent day tour experience to Alexandria from Cairo with Shawky (guide) and Gad (driver)... Sites visited in Alexandria included the National Museum, Fort Qaitbay and Bibliotheca Alexandrina. A tasty healthy fish lunch was provided at a restaurant with expansive view of
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    We spent an awesome day with those two really cool guys, who showed us how beautiful the city of Alexandria is. Shawky knew everything to know about the places we visited and could answer every question. His French was really good. We had a perfect meal with sea view at the
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    We traveled as a family of 4–three generations of women, all adults. I have traveled internationally extensively, & I don’t usually carve out the time to share my experiences, but today, I truly felt that the travel agency, Let’s Explore Egypt, went above & beyond. Not only did
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    Between September 26 and October 14, we travel all over Turkey and Egypt. At the end of our trip we had a free day before returning home and we decided to visit Alexandria from Cairo, we contacted this service, and had the fortune of getting Hima as our tour guide and Ali as our
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    Eman and Ali Gamal were a fantastic combo. Eman is a fabulous tour guide taking us through the history of the Catacombs, Pompey’s Pillar, Fort Qaitbey and the Bibliotheca Alexandria with a depth and breadth of knowledge. Ali was an expert driver who got us safely there and back.
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