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Alexandria Day Tour from Cairo

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    Alexandria is a famous city which was built by Alexander the Great. The city is located beside the Mediterranean Sea. It has a rich historical heritage since ancient Egyptian times. The city connected between the Egyptian civilization and Greco Roman civilization.
    Start your lovely day by meeting your guide at your hotel; take your high way from Cairo (about 3 hours' drive each way), arrive in the famous city then you will start exploring the city with your tour guide who will explain for you the old history of Alexandria. Your tour guide will talk with your about old Alexandria and the lighthouse of Alexandria, you will visit Roman catacombs of Kom ash-Shuqqafa, consisting of 3 levels for burial rooms which was discovered by donkey in 1901. Head to the Pompey Pillar, largest pillar in Egypt, listen to many stories about it with qualified Egyptologist tour guide. Then drive to fortress for Qaitbay locating beside the sea.
    Finally you will explore by yourself the famous library (new Alexandria library) which has the fourth rank among the libraries all over the world. Take your lunch at a good quality seafood restaurant overlooking the Mediterranean, then you will go back directly to your hotel in Cairo.
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    Reviewed 5 days ago

    Tour guide was very nice and knowledgeable, learned a lot I would definitely suggest doing this tour.

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Christina G
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    I booked a tour with this company to explore Alexandria, and I am happy that I did. I spent quality time with my tour guide Mohammed, and Bassem the driver. Both were professional and knowledgeable. Mohammed has degree in ancient Egyptian history. Very talkative and...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank tholfaqarm
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Had a lovely day trip here with our amazing guide Hima and driver Khalid. They were lovely and engaging and when you have a teenage son they made the trip worthwhile. We saw the mysterious catacombs and wonderful library. As well as a fantastic boat...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank faryazz
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Our guide Marwa was brilliant!! She was very knowledgeable and was able to answer all of our questions. it was a great introduction to the history of Alexandria. i would definitely recommend this tour to my friends.

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank aussiekate1982
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    My days started with Driver Basem in Cairo. He was very helpful and have good command over English. He made comfortable throughout my trip. After reaching Alexandria We met our Guide Salama. He is very knowledgeable and having a deep knowledge about the history art,...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank mdazajalam
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    evenhandedandfair
    29 July 2019|
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    Response from Beenthereonce19 | Reviewed this property |
    You can book transport, cost is reasonable, via get transfer. Price is set and pay in advance. Unfortunately they can be sometimes unreliable. We found Uber very good in Egypt and cheap, depends where u want to go?
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