From Cairo: Full-Day Historical Alexandria Tour
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- Skip the line
- Duration options: 10 - 11 hours
From US$ 302.75
• Day one: Alexandria tour Following hotel pickup, transfer to Alexandria. Begin the tour with a visit inside the Catacombs of Kom El Shokafa; consisting of three levels cut into rock, it is the largest Roman cemetery in the world. Next, drive to the Roman Amphitheater of Alexandria, complete with a display of the sunken monuments of Alexandria which were discovered under the East Harbor of Alexandria. Stop at Pompay’s Pillar for a photo break. The next stop is at the library of Alexandria, the largest in the world and home to eight million books. Visit its open courtyard, where you can see the statue of Alexander the Great. Check out the library’s manuscript museum, President Saddat Museum, and impressionist works in Alexandria Museum. Continue then to the Church of St. Mark, the oldest church in Africa. During the drive, you will pass the old downtown and its fascinating fusion of a...
We were picked up right on time and had a very comfortable drive from Cairo to Alexandria to meet our guide Karim. Karim was fun, entertaining, full of interesting information. He made our two days interesting and lively. The trip was exactly as described and we enjoyed it very much.
Day 1 After getting picked up from your hotel in Cairo, travel in the comfort of a private air-conditioned vehicle towards Alexandria. At your first stop, admire the famous library of Alexandria, one of the largest and most impressive examples of ancient times. Next, visit the site of Pharos lighthouse of Alexandria, which was once an Ancient Wonder of the world, before breaking for lunch at a local restaurant. After lunch, visit the Montazah Palace Gardens, where you can marvel at the presidential palaces of Salamlek, Al-Haramlik, and their adjacent beaches. Later, stop for some photos at Alexandria’s most charming mosque and at the memorial statue of Alexander the Great. Next, pay a visit to the oldest church in Africa; the Church of St Mark. Finish your tour in Downtown Alexandria, passing through the old harbor along the way. At the end of the day, get dropped off ...
Following a convenient pickup by private car in Cairo, your guide will take you from your hotel to the Mediterranean port city of Alexandria, home to many of Egypt’s Copts ethnoreligious group indigenous to North Africa. Explore the history of the Copts religion by visiting cathedrals in Alexandria dedicated to three personalities who have played a major role in its progress. Start at Saint Mark’s Coptic Orthodox Cathedral, the historical seat of the Pope of the Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria. Then, head to Martyr Mina Church where, in 1946, the foundation stone of the great Martyr Marmina Church in Fleming was celebrated. The assembly designated a metal medal for the occasion and immediately thereafter the construction of the church began with determination until the completion of the church. Take a short break for lunch at a local restaurant before your final stop at The Church...
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Everything you will see in the trip description has been done and that in a totally incredible way. You will find the treasures of Egypt trough Alexandria and Cairo with their rich history, trough the pyramids (a dream come true now!) and the best guide i ever met in my life.. You will discover 2 exceptional people in the person of Mark and Mario ! Booking this trip was the best decision i made during my time here. (and they are the cheapest on the market by the way) Mario, Mark thank you again for this adventure !
Esraa was very professional and kind with us. She showed us all about Alessandria, with lot of curiosities and details about Egyptian culture and religion. Luch was very good and in a seasight place. We suggest everyone this experience. Alessandria without Esraa would be very difficult to reach and no so fun.
We really enjoyed getting to know Alexandria. She is three hours from Cairo. We were very well received by guide Adam. His attention, way of explaining the story, cordiality, everything was perfect. The car was also very comfortable.
Our tour guide Heba and driver Fares were probably the best hosts to this country one can get. They were full of knowledge and kindness, and made our trip to Alexandria very enjoyable. Thanks a ton!
Excellent tour, we got to go inside the library and all other places. Lunch was awesome. Ayman the tour guide was great.