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Private Customizable Day Tour to Alexandria from Cairo

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    What to Expect
    Your guide will pick you up at 7am, for the drive to Alexandria (about 3 hours) by a private, modern a/c van (WiFi on board). Alexandria was founded by Alexander the Great in 334 B.C, and remained capital of Egypt for about 1,000 years. Now it is the second biggest city and the biggest seaport in Egypt.

    Choose your favorite four items out of this list for a customized tour - simply tell your private tour guide at the start of the tour what you would like to see:

    Library of Alexandria (Bibliotheca Alexandrina)

    Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa (one of the Seven Wonders of the Middle Ages)

    Pompey's pillar and the temple of Serapium

    Fort of Qaitbay (site of the old lighthouse of Alexandria, Pharos)

    National Museum of Alexandria

    Roman theater (Roman Amphitheater)

    Gardens and palaces of Montazah

    Included in this tour is lunch of fresh seafood of the Mediterranean, and enough time for pictures with professional advice. At the end, your guide will take you back to your hotel.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Your hotel in Giza or Cairo
    Departure Time
    7:00 AM
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Fuel surcharge
    • Local taxes
    • Bottled water
    • Lunch at a good quality seafood restaurant overlooking the Mediterranean ( Set Menu Chicken or sea food or vegetarian)
    • Snacks
    • Qualified Egyptologist guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Private tour
    • Transport by private vehicle
    • Entry/Admission - Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa
    • Entry/Admission - Alexandria National Museum
    • Entry/Admission - Bibliotheca Alexandrina
    • Entry/Admission - Pompey's Pillar
    • Entry/Admission - Fort Qaitbey
    • Entry/Admission - Montazah Gardens
    • Entry/Admission - Roman Amphitheatre
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Please note the Library of Alexandria is closed on Fridays
    • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
    • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 2 days ago

    The tour guide, Mimo, and the driver, Andrew provided us excellent service on Sept 11. They arrived our hotel on time. Mimo has very decent knowledge of Egypt history and answered all questions we asked. In each visiting site, he always provided a briefing so...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank sxubxz
    Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

    Full day tour of Alexandria. I had an amazing day, enriched by all the knowledge and friendliness, that Egyptologist and guide Mohamed added to the incredible sights that this beautiful city has to offer. Highly recommend.

    Thank Rafael P
    Reviewed July 20, 2019

    My sister and I had a great time at Alexandria. Our guide, Ashraf, was quite gracious and hospitable. The tour allowed us to choose things that we wanted to see- we covered the Catacombs, the Serapium, Quaitbay Citadel and the Alexandria library. The lunch, at...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    1  Thank shrutiiitm
    Reviewed July 3, 2019

    Guide Medhat and Driver Betal were great and friendly. Can you believe our driver didn’t sleep for 40 hours? We went to the Catacombs (which were discovered when a donkey fell into a hole???), the Pompey Pillar, the lighthouse, and Alexandria library. Highlight were the...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank I_am_sam_1234
    Reviewed June 26, 2019

    I would like to thank you tour guide Wael Kamouna and driver Mohamed Said. Between getting us place to place with ease and educating us on the past and present, this was a great team. We got to explore the catacombs, biblioteca, Pompeii Pillar, and...More

    Date of experience: June 2019
    1  Thank russellpetrucci
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