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Egypt Excursions and Day Tours
/ Alexandria Day Trip From Cairo
Tour departs from centrally located Cairo and Giza hotels. Please include the details of your hotel at the time of booking.
7:00 am (earlier or later departures are available until 7:30 am if required, please advise us at time of booking)
Tour returns to the original point of departure
After meeting your guide to start your day, you will have an easy and comfortable drive for 3 hours to Alexandria in an air-conditioned vehicle.
The coastal city was founded by Alexander the Great in 332 B.C.
The day tour to the city includes visits to the major attractions there such as the Catacomb’; the Fort of Qaitbay and the modern library of the city.
With your private tour guide, discover the impressive mixture between Egyptian art, architecture, and burial traditions with the Roman ones through your visit to the Catacomb of Kom El Shoqafa. A 1900 years old Roman subterranean tomb where cremated and mummified bodies were preserved. Enjoy the best view over the city and the sea from the Fort of Qaitbay, a 15th fort built on top of the original location of the Lighthouse that was gone. The fort was meant to protect the Eastern harbor of the city.
Moving to the modern library, you will spend some time touring that huge and modern library that was built as a revival of the ancient one. During the day tour, you will have free time to consider the seafood and cafe culture that the city is famous for a long time ago.
On all the sites, you visit, your tour guide will provide all the information and history of each place. The tour can be easily customized by adding more sites.
At the end of the tour, you will drive back to Cairo.
Price quotes are in US dollars per person per trip and are valid until April 30th, 2020. Please inquire for pricing over Christmas, New Year’s, and Easter holidays.
Reservations should be made as early as possible to book the desired holiday. Space on a given tour will be secured upon receipt a deposit of 25% of the full price. This payment will be 50% during the Christmas and New Year holidays and on packages including airfare. This deposit counts as part of your final payment. Deposits can be made by bank wire transfer or sent via Western Union or paid using a credit card (Visa or MasterCard). Payment should be received within 7 days of booking.
2 years ago
My guide Khaled Mamdoh was professional, knowledgeable, with a caring personality. Teamed with an excellent driver made this day trip memorable. Mr. Mamdoh knew many short cuts around Alexandria so we could spend my time at the sights instead of traffic. I highly recommend this tour.
10 years ago
We were met by a great guide and driver in Alexandria and took an all day tour of the pyramids at Giza and Sakara. The guide "Mina" was informative and took us to a great lunch. We were so happy we used them again the next day for a tour of Alexandria. I would definitely use this company again and recommend them to anyone.
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