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Private Guided Full-Day Tour to Alexandria from Cairo

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    Founded by Alexander the Great in 334 B.C. and capital of Egypt for about 1,000 years, Alexandria was one of the most important cities of the Mediterranean and was second only to Rome. Now it is the second biggest city of Egypt and the biggest city bordering the Mediterranean. Your guide will pick you up from your accommodation at 7am with a modern a/c van with WiFi on board. The journey takes about 3 hours each way.

    In Alexandria you will visit the catacombs of Kom el-Shoqafa (one of the seven wonders of the Middle Ages), Pompey's pillar and the Serapium (the temple of god Serapis), the Fort of Qaitbay (the site of the ancient lighthouse, Pharos), the Roman amphitheater and the New Library of Alexandria.Lunch in a seafood restaurant is included. At the end of the tour you will be transferred back to your hotel.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Your hotel in Giza or Cairo
    Departure Time
    7:00 AM
    Duration
    12h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • WiFi in your van
    • Snacks on the road
    • Soft drinks
    • Fuel surcharge
    • Local taxes
    • Bottled water
    • Lunch at a quality seafood restaurant overlooking the Mediterranean
    • Qualified Egyptologist guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Private tour
    • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
    Exclusions
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
    • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
    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

    One of the best places I visited in Egypt, tour guide was very professional and gentleman...had an amazing time...definitely recommend him. We had a wonderful day. He provided us with good hospitality and excellent experience.

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank nsindan
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    On my third day in Cairo I was picked up from hotel by Medhat and his driver Ahmed promptly at 7:00am. I was contacted before pick up to confirm time which was really helpfull. Medhat was waiting for me in my hotel lobby. We then...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank Adris G
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    We did a full day tour to Alexandria with the tour guide Medhat, started off mediocre, was repetitive at times. But then things took a turn for the worse. At lunch he awkwardly asked us what we were going to rate him, then told us...More

    3  Thank RachaelMontgomery
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    This is a full day tour but a good portion of your time is expended traversing the Cairo traffic (possibly 2-3 hours one way)! However, upon reaching Alexandria, the attractions are worth the ride. Note that you need to pay the entrance fees because they...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank 834AHRIL
    Reviewed 5 weeks ago

    We booked thus tour through trip advisor. First of all, our guide Mr.Medhat and Mr.Afmad is the best guide we've met ever. Mr.Medhat knows all history about place we visited and explained us desperately. Mr. Afmad much safely drove so that we relieved. They were...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Nari H
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    575mais
    2 September 2019|
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    Response from Meander31544755970 |
    It is a full-day tour. With all the sites it is roughly an 8-10hr tour. It depends on how much sightseeing or shopping you want to do. Included in that time is the 2 hr ride to get there and 2 hr back, depending on... More
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    Seaside02803740852
    24 August 2019|
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    Response from 834AHRIL |
    Entrance fees are NOT included in the tour cost. Budget around EGP80 (about USD5) for each attraction you visit.
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    1 August 2019|
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    Response from julieann243218 | Reviewed this property |
    Yes, I believe there were extra fees to enter the sites, and for drinks at the lunch that is included. I can’t remember the exact amounts.
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