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City of Greco-Roman Landmarks - Alexandria From Cairo

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    What to Expect
    Begin with pickup at your hotel in Cairo, and travel to Alexandria in a private, air-conditioned vehicle, following Egypt’s Desert Road to the Mediterranean coast. Make the first stop of the day at the National Museum.

    Continue to Qaitbay Citadel to see the 15th-century defensive walls that look out over the coast: the citadel was constructed on the site of the Lighthouse of Alexandria, once once of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.

    Visit the Catacombs, where three levels of tombs were carved into the rock, then decorated with distinctive images that merge Egyptian, Roman, and Greek artistic styles. Stop by the Abu al-Abbas al-Mursi Mosque, which shelters the tomb of a Sufi saint, then make the final stop of the day at the modern Library of Alexandria. The outside of the library is inscribed with languages from around the world that celebrate Alexandria’s ancient library, and  the massive interior of the building will eventually house millions of books.

    At the end of your day in Alexandria, make the return trip to Cairo, where this tour concludes with drop-off at your hotel.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Pick up from all central located hotels
    Departure Time
    6:30 AM
    Duration
    10h
    Return Details
    Centrally located hotels in Cairo or Giza
    Inclusions
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • All transfers by an air-conditioned vehicle
    • English-speaking Egyptologist guide
    • All taxes & service charge
    Exclusions
    • Gratuities
    • Food and drinks
    • Entrance Fees of the sightseeing
    • Entry/Admission - Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa
    • Entry/Admission - Alexandria National Museum
    • Entry/Admission - Bibliotheca Alexandrina
    • Entry/Admission - Fort Qaitbey
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 3 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Dress code is smart casual
    • 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 21 April 2019 via mobile

    My friend and I spent a highly enjoyable day with our guide (Moustafa Nabil) and driver on a private tour to Alexandria. We saw a lot in 5 hours and learned a lot about the Greek time in Cairo from our guide. The visits to...More

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    EUXT, Manager at Egypt Unexpected Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 22 April 2019

    Thanks for visiting our lovely country - Egypt... Looking forward to have the pleasure of welcoming you once again .

    Reviewed 19 January 2018

    We had an excellent day trip of Alexandria from Cairo. Hotel pick up was prompt. The car used was very nice. The guide Galal had excellent knowledge of Egyptian history and provided great insights into it. I would certainly recommend this company and our guide...More

    Date of experience: January 2018
    1  Thank FaizalHamidHabib
    EUXT, General Manager at Egypt Unexpected Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 24 January 2018

    Thank you very much for your review. We are looking forward to welcoming you soon again in Egypt .

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    • Mobile Ticket Accepted
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    • Languages Offered: English
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