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Private Alexandria Highlights Guided Day Tour

Take a private Alexandria tour, and see the best of its monuments. Alexandria is the second-largest city in Egypt. Extending along the coast of the Mediterranean Sea. Explore the best destinations and attractions of Alexandria, the city of magic and beauty! start the day at the New Library. Continue to the site of the lighthouse that was once a wonder of the ancient world. Then visit King Farouk’s palace. See Montazah Gardens and elegant grounds look out towards the Mediterranean Sea while visiting King Farouk’s palace. Take a break for lunch in a restaurant with perfect sea views. Relive Roman imperial triumphs at Pompey’s Pillar.
Discover the remains of Alexandria’s ancient library. Visit the Roman amphitheater, and explore an open-air museum to see artifacts from archeological digs. Go underground in the 3rd-century catacombs that combine Greek, Roman and Egyptian art. Take in some of the city’s modern monuments and elegant corniche before returning to your hotel.

per adult from

$117

NZD

Duration

8 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

Select Date and Travellers

No tour options available.

  • What's included :
    • Lunch
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Qualified Egyptologist guide
    What's excluded :
    • Drinks
    • Gratuities
    • Entry/Admission - Bibliotheca Alexandrina
    • Entry/Admission - Lighthouse of Alexandria
    • Entry/Admission - Montazah Gardens
    • Entry/Admission - Pompey's Pillar
    • Entry/Admission - Roman Amphitheatre
    • Entry/Admission - Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Bibliotheca Alexandrina, El Shatby, Alexandria 30100 Egypt

    The story starts back in the 3rd century BC. The ancient library of Alexandria built by the order of Ptolemy the second. It contained 700,000 books in science, civilization, and books of the Pharaonic and the Greek periods. That is to say, it was the greatest library in the world at that time that great scientists studied in the library like Archimedes. Returning to the modern era, the library was rebuilt and officially opened in October 2002. Resembling a great sundial, the library’s wall made out of Aswan Granite and it contains writing and inscriptions in 120 languages. The library is the first digital library in the whole world and it contains 8 million books in all fields.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Lighthouse of Alexandria, Alexandria Egypt

    The Lighthouse of Alexandria, sometimes called the Pharos of Alexandriaو was a lighthouse built by the Ptolemaic Kingdom, during the reign of Ptolemy II Philadelphus (280–247 BC), which has been estimated to be 100 meters (330 ft) in overall height. One of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, for many centuries it was one of the tallest man-made structures in the world.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Montazah Gardens, Montaza Palace Al Mandarah Bahri, Qism El-Montaza, Alexandria 21599 Egypt

    Montaza Palace, which called in Arabic (قصر المنتزة‎) is a palace, museum and extensive gardens in the Montaza district of Alexandria, Egypt. It was built on a low plateau east of central Alexandria overlooking a beach on the Mediterranean Sea.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Pompey's Pillar, Al Karah WA at Toubageyah WA Kafr Al Ghates, Alexandria 21599 Egypt

    Pompey's Pillar, which called in Arabic ( عمود السواري‎) is a Roman triumphal column in Alexandria, Egypt, the largest of its type constructed outside the imperial capitals of Rome and Constantinople, located at the Serapeum of Alexandria. The only known free-standing column in Roman Egypt which was not composed of drums is one of the largest ancient monoliths and one of the largest monolithic columns ever erected.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Roman Amphitheatre, Raml Station Square At Kom El Dekka near the Roman Museum, Alexandria 21599 Egypt

    Roman amphitheatres are amphitheatres – large, circular or oval open-air venues with raised seating – built by the ancient Romans. They were used for events such as gladiator combats. About 230 Roman amphitheatres have been found across the area of the Roman Empire. Early amphitheatres date from the republican period, though they became more monumental during the imperial era.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa, Kom Al Shokafa, Alexandria 21599 Egypt

    The catacombs site is the largest known Roman burial site in Egypt. It’s also one of the last major construction works dedicated to the religion of ancient Egypt. Catacombs of Kom el-Shuqqafa has a mixture of Roman, Hellenistic, and pharaonic decorative art. Those elements were all common during this period in Alexandria. There’s an interesting story about discovering this necropolis, a donkey accidentally fell into the access shaft.

    Duration: 1 hour

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Return Details: Returns to original departure point.
    Departure Time :
    7:30 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Infant seats available
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • 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.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Egypt Travel Deals

Activity ID: V-159966P74

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