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

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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 travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers 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.
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 travelers 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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Yawai Aung wrote a review 19 Oct
12 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 contributions2 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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Katie C wrote a review Feb 2020
Canberra, Australia6 contributions1 helpful vote
I went to Alexandria with Medhad (guide) and Hasem (driver) on 5 February 2020. The tour went well and I visited the important sites in the city, we had a lovely fish lunch at a nice restaurant. Medhad was friendly and did a terrific job and Hasem drove well - I felt safe with
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Date of experience: February 2020
Konstantinos L wrote a review Jan 2020
Chania Town, Greece6 contributions5 helpful votes
I, my guide Medhat Farh and my driver Mohamed had in unforgettable day in Alexandria. We visited the Catacombs, Pompei Pillar, Cavafy Museum, Library Alexandria and The Citadel of Quaytbay. I enjoyed it so much and my two Egyptian friends made this one day trip unique. Thank you
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Had a great day out with Ahmed our guide and Said our driver. We were shown around the Pyramids and The Egyptian Mu
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Excellent guided tour
Just had the best guided tour of Egypt's Giza pyramids, Egyptian museum and other tourist attractions with Ahmed Ka
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Amazing tour! Phenomenal guide!
Our tour guide Heba was incredible. She comminuted with us consistently through the booking process and was very in
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Amazing experience highly recommend!!!
Excellent tour I really appreciate Mohamed Mahmoud giving us an amazing tour!!! He is very precautious he provide
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Amazing tour
I don’t know where to begin! The tour is amazing from visiting the pyramids to the cities! Especially the lunch inc
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Key Details
  • Duration: 12h
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