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Day-Trip to Alexandria from Cairo by Car, Including Lunch

Highlights
  • A day trip to Alexandria from Cairo or Giza
  • A firsthand peek at the legendary, but under-the-radar, seaside city
  • See the main sights in a single visit and walk along the Mediterranean 
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Day-Trip to Alexandria from Cairo by Car, Including Lunch
From US$64.29
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From 2 to 3 peopleMost Popular
Prices Quoted Per Person for Private TOUR includes all Hotel Pickup and drop off transfers, Entry fees, Lunch, Wate, and Snacks , expert tour guide
US$74.29
from 4 to 9 People
Prices Quoted Per Person for Private tour includes all Pickup and drop off transfers, Lunch, Entry fees, and expert tour guide
US$64.29
Single Person
Prices Quoted Per Single Person For Private Tour includes all transfers,Entry fees,Lunch,Expert tour guide
US$88.57
Overview

Founded by Alexander the Great in 331 BC, Alexandria is a port city on the Egyptian Mediterranean coast, once an ancient center of learning. Skip the hassle of arranging your own transportation and get an in-depth peek at the storied seaside city on this convenient day tour from Cairo or Giza, which covers ruins, such as the Roman Theater, as well as the 21st-century Bibliotheca Alexandrina.

What to Expect

Few tourists in Egypt venture to Alexandria, a legendary port city on the Mediterranean coast founded by Alexander the Great. During this convenient day tour with hotel transfer from Cairo or Giza, discover under-the-radar attractions of one of antiquity’s most prosperous cities, once known for its massive library, which held 500,000 books, and the Pharos of Alexandria, the most famous lighthouse of the ancient world.

Those sights now only exist in legend, but you’ll get a chance to explore other ancient ruins that have remained standing, such as the Roman Theater, and medieval marvels, including the Catacombs of Kom El-Shoqafa. After a tasty lunch in a local restaurant, see the modern Bibliotheca Alexandrina, a library built to commemorate Alexandria’s ancient center of knowledge. Take a stroll along the Corniche, a historic waterfront promenade, before private transfer back to your hotel.

Reviews (77)
1 - 5 of 56 reviews
Reviewed yesterday via mobile
Awesome experience!!

Definitely recommend, it’s reasonable and covers all the tourist’s spots. Ahmed (tour guide) is one of the bests I had. He is flexible, nice and most importantly knows in and out of this place.

Thank Desh D
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile
The Catacombs were the best

We booked this tour as part of our honeymoon. The first stop was the Catacombs. It was definitely worth it but we felt our guide who was very knowledgeable could have been nicer. She seemed like she was in a great mood at first but...More

Thank Bailey B
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile
Fantastic day tour to Alexandria

Just did a day tour to Alexandria with Abdul and it was a fantastic day. Very knowledgeable tour guide, excellent food and always made sure I was okay! Would highly recommend. Thank you for everything 😊

Thank Laura G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Great Trip to Alexandria with Ola and Fares

Such an enjoyable trip to Alexandria. Ola was a wonderful guide. She was polite, knowledgeable and did her best to make this tour enjoyable. Lunch next to the Mediterranean Sea was outstanding. Fares was a great driver, kept the car clean and comfortable and was...More

1  Thank Asya A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Trip To Alexandria from Cairo with Abdul Wahid & Mido !!

We covered the following places after leaving Cairo at 7am in the morning ; our tour guide Abdul Wahid arrived on time. He was very courteous and soft spoken; explained the tour really well. We covered the following places Kom El-Shuqafa, Pompeys Pillars, Citadel of...More

1  Thank AnupamT15
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summerruiye
October 20, 2018|
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Response from Jorge G | Reviewed this property |
The drive is around 2 - 2:30h long, the driver does a quick break (around 20 minutes) if required. Returning to Cairo is pretty much the same time, but depends on traffic.
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April 7, 2018|
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I booked it through "Get your guide"
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