private guided Day Tour to Alexandria from Cairo or Giza hotel

pick up from cairo or giza hotels  at 7 or 8 am , Enjoy a private guided day tour from Cairo among the pearl of the Mediterranean “Alexandria”. You will visit the magnificent sites of the city that dating back to different periods of the Egyptian history.

then back to hotel

catacomb tomb , pompy pillar ,library of alexandria

morsy abu el abbas mosque

per adult from

$173

NZD

Duration

10 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

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No tour options available.

  • What's included :
    • All taxes, fees and handling charges
    • Bottled water
    • Qualified Egyptologist guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Transport by private vehicle
    • private tour
    • Entry/Admission - Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa
    • Entry/Admission - Bibliotheca Alexandrina
    • Entry/Admission - Citadel of Qaitbay
    What's excluded :
    • Lunch
    • Gratuities
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

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

    pick up from cairo or giza hotels at 7 or 8 am , You will be escorted in an air conditioned vehicle with our tour guide towards Alexandria (about 3 hrs. driving) where you will discover the beauty and the Greco Roman civilization within a day-tour starting with visiting the catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa which are considered one of the wonders of the Middle Ages. It's the largest known Roman burial site in Egypt, with three tiers of tombs that could accommodate up to 300 corpses. The cemetery originally was dug to be a private cemetery for one family, then it was converted to be a public cemetery the architecture of the tombs mirrors Greco-Roman styles. This can be seen in the wall decoration, which shows a unique combination of Egyptian, Greek, and Roman artistic traditions. People are buried here in sarcophagi, in shelves, and in urns of ashes after cremation.


    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Bibliotheca Alexandrina, El Shatby, Alexandria 30100 Egypt

    We will end our amazing tour by visiting the Modern Alexandria Library (visit its open court + free museums), the Old library was very famous all over the world for its huge books capacity of different sciences and literature. It was damaged several times during the Greco Roman period until it vanished. The beginning of reconstruct the library started at the late 80s of the last century. The design of the modern library of Alexandria consisted of four underground stores and six upper stores. The special shape of the modern library of Alexandria is considered a special architectural germ. The library the history of the library and the city of Alexandria and the Egyptian history as a whole, The cultures of the Arab world, Africa, and the Mediterranean countries , and The culture, ideas, and civilization of the whole world Location.

    Duration: 1 hour

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

    Then, you will go to get a photo stop at (Qaitbey’s Citadel) which is considered one of the most important defensive strongholds, not only in Egypt, but also along the Mediterranean Sea coast. It formulated an important part of the fortification system of Alexandria in the 15th century A.D.; The Citadel is situated at the entrance of the eastern harbor on the eastern point of the Pharos Island. It was erected on the exact site of the famous Lighthouse of Alexandria, which was one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.back to cairo

    Duration: 1 hour

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    All Cairo and Giza hotels
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
    • Not 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
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • 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 Kamlia Wiliam

Activity ID: V-32056P58

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