Alexandria day Tour From Cairo

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Alexandria day Tour From Cairo, Alexandria ( AL iSKANDARIA in Arabic)  has absorbed an astonishing variety of cultural influences, from Roman and early Christian to Byzantine and Muslim, Daily trips and private day tours to visit Alexandria from Cairo, Our day tour to Alexandria from Cairo provides a valuable insight into what you can visit, Private tour guide will introduce you to Greek Roman history,  the legendary Egyptian city founded by Alexander the Great in 331 B.C. Explore these extraordinary finds and of the exciting expeditions that led to their discovery.


Starting your day tour to Alexandria from Cairo in early morning, Relish your delicious breakfast, be ready to start a stunning day tour  to scout  Alexandria ( Al Iskandariyah in Arabic ),World Tour Advice Rep will pick up you from your hotel in Cairo, drive 3 hours in modern private A/C van to the north of Egypt to the Mediterranean sea, to start Alexandria sightseeing tour. Pay a visit to the famous Pompey's pillar which was constructed in honor of the Emperor Diocletian at the end of the fourth century, but with the time Alexandrian people called it Pompey pillar thinking that the head of Pompey stay on the top of the pillar. You will see many things around the column such as two sphinxes, They the only remaining items of a large great temple that was called the Serapuem and was founded in the 3rd century AD. The serapeum was built for the holy bull god Apis, and the best and biggest serapeum in all Egypt was found n Cairo in Saqqara area, Pompey;s pillar was Constructed out of red granite with the height of 27 meters and a remarkable stone capita, you visit remains of small old Alexandria library, temple of Apis,statues of Cleopatra, the last pharaohs who ruled Ancient Egypt. Proceed the tour to the Ancient cemetery of Alexandria, the catacombThe Catacombs of Kom El Shoqafa is the largest and most curious historical burial site in Alexandria. Alexandria catacombs were found in 1900 and, it belongs to the 1st and 2nd centuries AD. The catacombs show the best case of the mixture and the blend between the Pharaonic, Greek and Roman kind of art and architecture. Then you will have your lunch in a local restaurant in Alexandria , then the Roman Theatre,  proceed tours to Islamic & recent sightseeing, tour to Qaitbye fortress,  Now it is time to see Alexandria mediterranean sea, and to relish a tour to Qaitbay Citadel ( Qalaa Qaitbay in Arabic ) ;The Qaitbay Fort is surely one of the landmarks and most famous historical sites in the all the Mediterranean cities. The Mamluk Sultan Qaitbay erected this marvelous military fortress in 1479. It was built in the same exact location of the ancient Pharos lighthouse and with the some of its stones as well. Pharos lighthouse was one of the ancient 7 wonders of world,mosque Abu El Abass, then free time for Alexandria library & for a walking trip in the beautiful gardens of Muntazah palace, lunch, free time shopping, back to Cairo, on the way or from Cairo Alexandria or when you go back you will stop to have a rest in the lion village which is a small zoo & coffee shop. end of our Alexandria tour from Cairo, back to Cairo, Overnight in your hotel in Cairo.

Note that We organize also 2 day tours to Alexandria from Cairo, 2 day tours Alexandria & El Alamein from Cairo, or Rosetta city & Alexandria tour in 2 days.


    - All Pick up services from hotel in Cairo & return
    - All Transfers from Cairo to Alexandria & return by a modern private air- conditioned van
    - Entrance fees to all Alexandria sightseeings mentioned above
    - Private English Speaking Egyptology tour guide
    - Lunch during your tour - All the sightseeings taxes & service charge
    - Two mineral water bottles during your trip


    - Any extras not mentioned in Alexandria sightseeings excursions itinerary
    - Tipping
    - Beverages not specified
    - Optional tours


Highlights of Alexandria Tour From Cairo

Alexandria Tour Highlights:

- Alexandria library

- Abu El Abbas mosque

- Pompey pillar

- The Roman Theatre

- Qaitbye fortress

- Muntazah palace

Frequent Questions about Alexandria day tour from Cairo

Is Alexandria a day trip from Cairo?


Yes, you can easily make one day trip from Cairo to explore Alexandria, you start tour at 7Am, arrival Alexandria about at 10 Am, tour and lunch meal till 4:00pm, then back to Cairo about 7 to 8 Pm


Note you can make tour to Alexandria from Cairo also in 2 days, one night


How long is the car ride from Alexandria to Cairo?

It is about 3 hours in the desert road, but in case you stop at a rest to enjoy cafe or tea or to use wc, so let us say about 3:30 minutes


How much is a tour from Cairo to Alexandria?                                                                                                                  It depend on number of tourists, so please contact us and inform us how many persons, and in less than 15 minutes we will send you a quotation

Is Alexandria worth visiting?                                                                                                                                                       Of course yes, it was one of the cities erected by Alexander the great 330 Bc, it is a metroplitean city, it is the pride of the Mediterranean sea, and obtains various monuments from different eras

How many days do you need in Alexandria?



In case you have short holiday so one day is enough, but if you have more days to spend in Egypt, so try to enjoy 2 day tours in Alexandria.


How do you spend a day during day tours to Alexandria from Cairo?

There are many things to see, you can see 4 sites in one day tour and more in 2 day tours


Qaitbye fortress, Pompey\'s pillar, Catacombs of Kom El Shoqafa, Roman theatere, Mosque of Abu El Abbas, Jeweleries museum, national museum, Muntazah gardens, Alexandria lbrary, Walking by the Mediterranean sea, Markets


What about El Alamein tombs tour during Alexandria tour from Cairo?

We can organize it with Alexandria tour but it is better in 2 day tours, as if you do it one day tour, you will see just 2 or 3 sites and from Alexandria city and will be very quick tours

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