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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.

Locations visited
Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa
Bibliotheca Alexandrina
Fort Qaitbey
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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.

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 
  • Enjoy local lunch and hotel transfer (included)
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
I give it 6 stars!!!

This is my first time in Eypgt. This month i have been to france, london, rome and now here. It is my favorite place point blank period. To add icing to the cake, I need a tour guide. So i decided to do egypt tours....More

1  Thank Thomas D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
Trip to alexandria

Our driver Essam and guide Sayed made the trip relaxing with ease through traffic. The sites of alexander was amazing with a tasteful lunch. Thank you emo tours egypt. Highly recommended.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
Amazing trip

Took the all day tour to Alexandria with Marwan. He made the trip honestly. I’ve traveled all over the world and taken many tours and he is one the best guides I’ve ever had. Why? First, not only is his English perfect from extensive experience...More

1  Thank Douglas D
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile
I love EGYPT!

We had the pleasure of booking a day trip to Alexandria. Our tour guide Ahmed Salem made us feel right at home in our comfortable air conditioned drive to Alexandria. Our driver Islam took great care of us all day long even opened doors for...More

2  Thank jferetos
Reviewed 23 June 2018
Relaxing trip to Alexandria

This is a great tour. We visited the catacombs, the acropolis, the citadel and the library, as well as having lunch. My guide, Essam, was helpful and informative, doing everything he could to make sure I was happy, including buying me one of my favourite...More

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