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Cairo: Alexandria Tour

Explore Alexandria's historical landmarks, including the Qaitbay Citadel and Catacombs of Kom El Shoqafa, while enjoying coastal views and the vibrant atmosphere of this city.



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8 hours

Live tour guide


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  Explore historic fortresses and ancient monuments.
  Experience cultural centers and modern libraries.
  Discover underground necropolises and archaeological marvels. Enjoy seaside palace complexes and scenic coastal views.
  Enjoy seaside palace complexes and scenic coastal views.

Inclusions / Exclusions

  Private hotel pick-up and drop-off (from central Cairo and Giza hotels)
  English-speaking Egyptologist guide
  Private air-conditioned vehicle


Hotel Pick-up
Your tour starts with a pick-up from your hotel in Cairo or Giza between 8:30 AM to 9:00 AM. You'll travel in a comfortable, private air-conditioned vehicle.
Drive to Alexandria
Enjoy a picturesque drive towards Alexandria, taking approximately 2.5 to 3 hours, depending on traffic and road conditions.
Qaitbay Citadel
Upon arrival in Alexandria, your first stop is the Qaitbay Citadel. This 15th-century fortress stands on the Mediterranean coast, offering panoramic views and insights into Alexandria's maritime history.
Pompey's Pillar
Next, visit Pompey's Pillar, a towering granite column measuring about 26 meters high. It's a significant Roman triumphal column located amidst the ruins of the ancient Serapeum of Alexandria.
Bibliotheca Alexandrina
Explore the Bibliotheca Alexandrina, a modern architectural marvel that serves as a major library and cultural center. It houses millions of books and artifacts, commemorating the ancient Library of Alexandria.
Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa
Descend into the Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa, a fascinating burial site dating back to the 2nd century AD. It features a blend of Egyptian, Greek, and Roman architectural styles, with intricate carvings and chambers.

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Private Tour [EGPACT49/01]

8 hours • Live tour guide • English

7:30 AM

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Important Information

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•   Meeting Point: Hotel lobby for pick-up.
•   Pick-up from hotels outside specified areas subject to conditions.
What to bring / wear
•   Comfortable shoes, ID for reduced entrance tickets, cash for tips
Fitness related
•   Not suitable for wheelchair users.

Cancellation Policy

Free Cancellation up to 24 hours before
You may cancel this booking for free up to 24 hours before pick up timing. Post that, it'll be non-refundable.
Up to 1 day before: 0% of price
Within 1 day of service start: Non-refundable

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