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Alexandria City-tour from Alexandria City

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From 110$

Durations

Durations8 hrs

Description

Alexandria Excursions and City tour: Take a fascinating private tour to Alexandria from Alexandria hotel in the company of your own Egyptologist guide. The second largest city in Egypt, Alexandria has an atmosphere that is more Mediterranean than Middle Eastern and is famous for its Roman remains. With your own Egyptologist guide to lead the way, you will enjoy personalized attention on your private tour of Alexandria. Book now and don't miss our fantastic Egypt day tours.

Inclusion

  • Pick-up and drop-off services from/to Alexandria hotel
  • All transfers on a private air-conditioned vehicle
  • English-Speaking Egyptologist guide
  • Entrance fees to all the mentioned sites
  • Bottled water on board the vehicle during the tour
  • All service charges and taxes

Exclusion

  • Gratuities/Tipping (recommended).
  • Any extras not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Food and drinks, unless specified

Tour Itinerary

Take a fascinating private tour to Alexandria from the Alexandria hotel in the company of your Egyptologist guide. The second-largest city in Egypt, Alexandria has an atmosphere that is more Mediterranean than Middle Eastern and is famous for its Roman remains. With your Egyptologist guide to lead the way, you will enjoy personalized attention on your Alexandria Egypt excursions. As this is a private tour, you can determine the amount of time you will spend at each of the sites you visit.

Alexandria was founded by Alexander the Great in 312 B.C. and was the capital of Greco-Roman Egypt. Your first stop in this historic city will be the Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa, a Roman burial site of a family tomb that reveals the merging of Egyptian and Roman art and architecture. Descend below ground to visit the tomb and Caracals Hall. Back above ground, continue to Pompey's Pillar, an 82-foot (25-meter) granite column built to honor Emperor Diocletian, who freed the besieged city and brought food to its starving people.

Continuing the Roman theme, the next site you will visit is the Roman amphitheater, possibly the best-preserved Roman site in Egypt. The site also includes the remains of a Roman street and homes. After lunch (for an additional cost), you will visit the famous Alexandria Library. In contrast to the ancient architecture found throughout Egypt, the Norwegian-designed building is a striking piece of modern design. A copy of every book published in the world is kept in the library, making it one of the great literary sites in the world. The library also houses several exhibitions relating to the history of Egypt and a display of rare antique books (for an additional cost). Your final stop will be the Montazah Palace where you will enjoy its green gardens. Following the conclusion of your tour, you will be driven back to your hotel. This tour lasts 7-8 hours.

Note: The library of Alexandria is closed on Fridays and Saturdays

Prices Prices

Children Policy
  • Up to 2 years: FREE
  • Age from 2 and below 6 years: 25% of adult price
  • Age from 6 up to 11 years: 50% of adult price
  • Ages 12 and up: adult price.

Notes:

  • Children policy is applied to children who share rooms with their parents (Maximum 1 Child sharing parent's room).
  • If your tour includes airfare, additional charges for your children may apply.
1 Person

199$ Per Person

2-4 Persons

130$ Per Person

5-8 Persons

120$ Per Person

9-16 Persons

110$ Per Person

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Start your Alexandria day tours with a breakfast meal in front of the sea then start your tour by visiting the popular attractions of Alexandria such as Qaitbay Citadel, Alexandria Library, Montazah Palace, and travel to Al Alamein to visit the War Museum there.

Yes, in a one-day tour in Alexandria, you can enjoy the major things to do there such as trying the seafood meal in the famous restaurant and visiting the popular attractions such as the Roman Theater, Qaitbay Citadel, the Lighthouse, Catacombs of Kom El Shoqafa, and more to do in your Egypt day tours plan.

It's better to have a private tour guide to show you the real Alexandria and tell you about the attractions' stories and history, check out our guided Alexandria day tours and make the best of your day.

Yes, Cairo is very close to Alexandria so enjoy Cairo day tours from Alexandria and visit the popular attractions in Cairo such as Giza Pyramids, Egyptian Museum, and Khan El Khalili.

The Great Library of Alexandria, the biggest in the ancient world, the Lighthouse of Alexandria one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, and the Catacombs of Kom El Shoqafa, one of the Seven Wonders of the Middle Ages among Alexandria's most well-known attractions.

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