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ALEXANDRIA DAY TOUR, EGYPT


TOUR TYPE:

Private

1 person: GBP 150 / USD 225 / EUR 200 p/p

DURATION:

Full day

2-3 people: GBP 100 / USD 150 / EUR 135 p/p

DEPARTURES:

Any day

4+ people: GBP 90 / USD 135 / EUR 120 p/p


This full day tour from Cairo visits the coastal city of Alexandria to explore its colonial past, Roman ruins, and modern day attractions. Located around 2 1/2 hours drive north from Cairo, Alexandria is very popular with Egyptians during the summer months and has a lot to attract tourists all year round.

Alexandria sits on the Mediterranean coast and is the second largest city in Egypt. This full day guided tour from Cairo includes the Roman amphitheatre with its twelve semi-circular marble tiers, the Catacombs of Kom al-Shoqafa which is the largest Roman cemetery in Alexandria, Pompey's Pillar, Fort Qaitbey (from outside) which sits on the site of the ancient lighthouse, and the famous modern library before returning to Cairo. If time allows you can tour inside Fort Qaitbey (entrance fee extra) and we may also visit the Montazah Palace gardens. Lunch at a seafood restaurant is included. Finally we return to Cairo to drop you back at your hotel or airport.

Included

  • Sightseeing tour of Alexandria
  • All transport in AC car/minibus/coach
  • Professional local guide
  • Entrance fees to all sights visited
  • Seafood lunch

Essential Information

  • Timings are approximate and you may arrive back into Cairo later than shown subject to your drop off point.
  • Please contact our local office at least one day before departure to reconfirm your hotel or flight arrival and pick-up details.

Excluded

  • Guide/driver tips
  • Entrance inside Fort Qaitbey

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Why choose our Day Tours?

  • Guaranteed small groups (max 18)
  • Guaranteed departures (min 2)
  • No compulsory single supplements on some tours
  • Sleeper train used as standard, optional flight upgrades
  • Well located 4 to 5-star hotels throughout
  • Industry renowned guides
  • All guides fully qualified Egyptologists
  • 16 years experience operating tours in Egypt
  • Temples guaranteed!
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