Overnight Trip to Alexandria from Cairo
Duration: 2 Days
Pickup Time: 7 am – we can change the time to suit you.
Tour Highlights: 2 Days in Alexandria.
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Hotel pickup available
What's included :
- 1 Night hotel accommodation in Alexandria on Bed & Breakfast basis.
- Tour guide
- All transfers by modern air conditioned vehicle
- All services charges and taxes
What's excluded :
- Any extras not mentioned in the Itinerary
- Tipping Kitty
Day 1: Cairo – Alexandria Tour 1
Pickup from your hotel, Travel to Alexandria, First visit the insides of the Catacombs of Kom El Shokafa which are the largest Roman Cemetery consisting of three levels cut in the rock. Then you will drive to visit the Roman Amphitheater of Alexandria with the display of the sunken monuments of Alexandria .
After that, visit the Citadel of Quaitbay from inside and take outstanding photos inside and outside of it.
Next stop is the library of Alexandria; the biggest library in the world – now with 8 million books. Visit it’s open court where you can see the statue of Alexander the Great and the statue of Ptolemy the first, which was found underwater nearby.
You will visit the library’s reading hall inside, president Saddat Museum and impressions of Alexandria Museum.
Note: Alexandria Library is closed on Fridays and on every public holiday.
The car will then take you to visit the church of St. Mark – the oldest church in Africa. Through your drive you will see the old downtown and the local historical architecture which has baroque style designs and Italian and French style properties.
Visit El Nabi Daniel Mosque which is believed by many people to be related to Alexander the great tomb, It is said to contain the remains of the scholar and venerated teacher Prophet Daniel and his companion Sidi Lokman el Hakim, a religious story-teller.
Day 2: Alexandria Tour 2 – Cairo
Breakfast. Your booking2egypt our guide will pick you up from your hotel.
The car will then take you to visit the prettiest and biggest mosque in the city: the Abbo Elabbas Mosque, and the strangest sight outside it: an old funfair where children play on very antique funfair rides and eat candy floss.
Opposite is the corniche Continue to see the outside of Quaitbay castle which was built on the same site as the ancient Lighthouse of Alexandria one of the seven wonders of ancient world . A most spectacular castle which is a great photo stop and then visit the Citadel from inside.
The car will then take you to the gardens of Montaza. On the way you can quickly have a 2 minute stop by the King of Mango and drink at Alexandrian’s drive thru freshly squeezed juices plus have a photo stop at the memorial of the Unknown Soldier of Alexandria. The beautiful coastline and all the views of the city are en route to Montaza Palace and gardens which is approx 25 km away, including the old harbor of Alexandria where we found 7000 monuments underwater.
Once in Montaza Gardens, you will visit the royal gardens of King Farouk and see the royal palaces of Haramlek and Salamlek as well as walk along the famous Montaza bridge and reach the Tea Palace island and see the royal beaches of the queens.
Return to Cairo with an A/C car. Arrival and transfer to your hotel in Cairo.
Departure Point :Cairo City
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- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Not wheelchair accessible
- More Information
- Trip type By an air-conditioned vehicle
- pick up time According to Cruise Liners Schedules, guarantee to return two hours before your departure times
- This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
- You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
- For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.