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Full-Day Private Tour: Historic Alexandria From Cairo

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Stop At: Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa, Mohmad said Al halawane Mohmad said Al halawane, Alexandria 21599 Egypt

Our Expert tour guide will pick you up at 7:00 am from your hotel in either Cairo or Giza to Alexandria which is 220 km away from Cairo. Arrive Alexandria around 10 am and start your day tour by visiting  the Catacomb of Kom El-Shoqafa, one of the world's largest Roman burial sites, and one of Alexandria's most popular attractions. Descend into, via a spiral staircase over a three-level tombstone, a large Roman-style banquet room, where relatives used to sit on stone benches to feast in honor of the dead.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Roman Amphitheatre, Raml Station Square At Kom El Dekka near the Roman Museum, Alexandria 21599 Egypt

Proceed to the Roman Theater,of which seats are made out of marble stones and the floor has a big section of mosaic & a pleasure garden surrounded by Roman Villas & baths.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Alexandria Library, Alexandria Egypt

Our Alexandria day tour continues with a visit to the Alexandria Library, built between 1995 and 2002, to hold over 8 million books. Visit its open court where you can see the statue of Alexander the Great.

Duration: 1 hour

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

Enjoy photo stops at Qaitbay Citadel, a defensive 15-century fortress built on the ruins of the light house of Alexandria; one of the ancient world's seven wonders.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Mosque of Abu al-Abbas al-Mursi, Anfushi Old Alexandria, Alexandria 21599 Egypt

Continue to Al Mursi Abu Alabbas mosque(from outside),an elaborate structure built to honor a Sufi Saint, and have a free walk on the Cornish.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Montazah Gardens, Montaza Palace Al Mandarah Bahri, Qism El-Montaza, Alexandria 21599 Egypt

Finish your day tour at the gardens of Montaza. On the way you can quickly  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: 1 hour 30 minutes

Pass By: Stanley Bridge, Alexandria Egypt

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.
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Traveler pickup is offered
All Hotels/Inns or Rental Apartments in Cairo Or Giza
  • Pickup service from your Hotel and return.
  • All transfers by a private A/C. vehicle.
  • Professional English speaking Egyptologist Tour guide.
  • Bottle of water during the tour.
  • Lunch at a local restaurant.
  • Tipping to the guide and driver.
  • Beverages are not included during the lunch at the restaurant.
  • Entrance fees to the mentioned sightseeing.
  • Entry/Admission - Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa
  • Entry/Admission - Roman Amphitheatre
  • Entry/Admission - Alexandria Library
  • Entry/Admission - Montazah Gardens
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  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
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