A day trip to Alexandria from Cairo. Our guide will pick you up from your hotel in Cairo after breakfast to start the tour to Alexandria which is 220 k.m far from Cairo, approximately 3 hours via Cairo-Alexandria desert road. The trip covers the main attractions of Alexandria; Montazah palace, Bibliotheca of Alexandria, the catacombs, Pompay's pillar, the amphitheater, and the fortress of Qaitbay.
Starting From: $149 | Trip duration: 12 hours Trip type: Private Guided Tour | Trip runs: Everyday.
Pick you up and start our tour to Alexandria. Drive to the Montazah palace and Gardens (We will drive by the Bibliotheca of Alexandria with the possibility to stop for a photo). See the Montazah palace and Gardens (Salamlek palace, Haramlek palace, a garden of 317 acres of huge trees and flowers, two 5* hotles-Helnan and Salamlek). Drive to the Catacombs (we will Drive by the Bibliotheca of Alexandria). See the Catacombs (three levels of tombs under the ground dating back to the Greek period 200 years B.C., Tegran tomb. The Caracalla, very beautiful artifacts from Greeko Roman time). Drive to Pompay’s pillar. See Bombay’s pillar ( The huge red granite Pillar of 25 meters height of emperor Deghldianos was originally located in the temple of god Serapis, Paharaonic pieces and sphinxes , Serapiom which is the tomb of god Serapis). Drive to the Amphitheatre. See the Amphitheatre (the Ptolemaic Amphitheatre, the sauna spots, and the ancient gymnasium). Drive to a seafood restaurant for lunch. After lunch: Drive to the Faros Island to see the fortress of Qaitbay. See the Fort of Qaitbay outside view (the place of the ancient lighthouse, the fortress of Sultan Qaitbay dating back to the Mamluki Islamic period, and the aquarium).
Drive back to the pick up point.