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Best Alexandria Day Tour from Cairo provided by Let's Explore Egypt

Best Alexandria Day Tour from Cairo

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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Updated 06/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Explore Alexandria on a private tour from Cairo and leave all the logistics to the experts. In the company of your own Egyptologist guide, explore such key landmarks as the catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa, Pompey’s Pillar, the Citadel of Quaitbay, and the city's new library. Includes lunch, entrance fees, a private guide and vehicle.
  • You'll start at
    Or, you can also get picked up
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  • 1
    Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa
    Stop: 3 hours - Admission included
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  • 2
    Pompey's Pillar
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission included
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  • 3
    Fort Qaitbey
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission included
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  • 4
    Bibliotheca Alexandrina
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission included
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  • 5
    Lighthouse of Alexandria
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
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  • You'll end at
    Cairo, Cairo Governorate, Egypt
    Pickup and Drop off service are included once you book you will get phone number for us , whats app us
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  • See the highlights of Alexandria without staying overnight
  • Learn about the city's history from your Egyptologist guide
  • Hassle-free pickup and drop-off from your Cairo hotel
  • Includes lunch: No need to buy your own
Important Information
Departure Point
Cairo, Cairo Governorate, Egypt
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Qualified Egyptologist guide
  • Lunch at a good quality seafood restaurant overlooking the Mediterranean
  • Private tour
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Bottled water
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Entrance fees
  • Entry/Admission - Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa
  • Entry/Admission - Pompey's Pillar
  • Entry/Admission - Fort Qaitbey
  • Entry/Admission - Bibliotheca Alexandrina
  • Entry/Admission - Lighthouse of Alexandria
  • Drinks
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Infant meals not included
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Carl B wrote a review 2 Jan
3 contributions2 helpful votes
Ahmed was very knowledgeble and could answer all of my extra in-depth question about the historical monuments. Compared to other guides we have had, Ahmed was also a very good listner, which led to very interesting conversations. 10 out of 10 would recommend!
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Response from Go d, General Manager at Best Alexandria Day Tour from Cairo
Responded 4 days ago
Dear Lovely customer Thanks for your Nice Words about our service and you Trusted Review about us to share our efforts to the travel community as our Tourguide is Excellent and having Good attitude to answer your Questions Let's Explore Egypt Team
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Iwander2017 wrote a review Dec 2020
Jackson, Mississippi7 contributions8 helpful votes
I am finishing up a great day with Ahmed Elsayed and my driver Amjad. They were very prompt picking me up at my hotel. The car was very clean and newer model. The drive up was hazy but Amjad got us there safely. Ahmed was very informative and spoke great, clear English. I loved
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Date of experience: December 2020
Yawai Aung wrote a review Oct 2020
9 contributions
Very Good experience for me during stay in egypt. My guide Mr. Mohamed Mahmoud is very politely & good service during cost to Alexandria day trip tour. Right time pick up from the hotel and very patient to explain all about the trip. I highly recommend to Let,'s explore egypt
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Date of experience: October 2020
stephaniep1973 wrote a review Sep 2020
Milton, Canada21 contributions3 helpful votes
I had an amazing tour of Alexandria by Suzan Omar (she can be found on WhatsApp for private tours). Suzan has a degree in Egyptology and a bountiful knowledge of her beloved home land. Suzan takes pride in her personalization of each tour and what "you" want to learn and see,
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Date of experience: November 2019
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DaeQuan B wrote a review Mar 2020
5 contributions
Great tour of Alexandria and great food! Mohammed Mahmoud and Ali Gamal were great, the showed up on time and made us feel very comfortable.
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Response from letsexploreegypt, Guest Relations Manager at Best Alexandria Day Tour from Cairo
Responded 23 Mar 2020
Dear valued traveler Thanks for sharing your Experience, We are so Grateful to hear that you have agreat food , We always taking care of our choices for you and all our Travellers that is why we choosing five stars restaurant in alexanderia I would like also thank the staff in the restaurant in Alexanderia without forgetting Ali gamal and Mohamed Please keep it up guys for our customers Best regards
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By: Let's Explore Egypt
Walled guaranteed, the best tour guide ever!
Patient, pleasant, kind and true lover of guidance! Very nice tour with no ordinary places to see, true exploring o
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Ibrahim Rashad was our tour guide for around the Pyramids Area, Saqqara and Sphinx. He was incredibly talented at f
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Great tour
Jimmy was our guide and we had a fabulous time! Quick pickup, great details about the pyramids and the Sphinx, and
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Amazing experience
Abraham was an amazing, friendly and well informed guide, who never stopped being hospitable. Really can not recomm
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Excellent Trip
Friendly tour guide and driver made me feel far more comfortable on my first solo trip. Everything went smoothly an
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Our favourite day in Cairo
Excellent tour with a great tour guide, Ibrahim Rashad was the best tour guide and make the tour one to remember, h
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2 days in Cairo
We had a two day private tour to Giza pyramids and Old Cairo (Egypt museum, Citadel, Khan el Khalili market). Our g
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Highly recommend this experience
Ahmed Elsayed and the driver Hossam picked us up and were extremely flexible. They were interactive and interested
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Incredible Day with Mimo
Did a full day tour of the various pyramids, camel ride, and ancient city of Memphis. Mimo was very knowledgeable a
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Amazing day with “sidi” Ibrahim
We had an amazing time today with this tour. Definitely, a great choice. It was our last day in Cairo and we took t
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Best Tour in all of Egypt
This day tour was the best of my entire trip. Went to the four major cities and this was the highlight of the whole
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Ahmed Elsayed and our driver Andrew did an outstanding job in a small period of time. The fog on the highway kept u
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Heba was a energetic and fun tour guide. She adapted our tour accordingly to the weather which was excellent. She w
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Heba was the best tour guide!
This was the best part of our trip to Cairo, and it’s all thanks to Heba who is super knowledgeable about Ancient E
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Key Details
  • Duration: 12h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Pickup offered
  • Languages Offered: English, Arabic, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish
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