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Excursion to Alexandria from Cairo

Excursion to Alexandria from Cairo: Full Day with Transportation, Guide, and Lunch

If you’re looking for an exciting and educational excursion from Cairo, our excursion to Alexandria is a must-do. Our agency offers one of the most requested and highly rated tours to this beautiful coastal city. On this page, we will explain all the details of this experience: the daily itinerary, services included,

6 Reasons to Take a Trip Alexandria from Cairo

If you’re thinking of taking a trip to Alexandria from Cairo, you may already have some reasons for doing so. But here are a few more reasons that are sure to convince all travelers:

  • Proximity: The two cities are less than 220 km apart
  • Good Connections: There are various transportation options available including road, train, and even plane.
  • Different Urban Profile: Alexandria and Cairo have very distinct urban profiles, giving you a different experience in each city.
  • Cultural and Archaeological Tourism: Alexandria offers a unique cultural and archaeological experience, with a focus on the Greco-Roman period.
  • Coastal Attractions: Alexandria’s beautiful beaches and coastal areas offer an escape from the hustle and bustle of Cairo.
  • Exquisite Cuisine: Alexandria boasts some of the best fish and seafood in the country, making it a foodie’s paradise.

If these reasons have piqued your interest, we invite you to read more about Alexandria in our blog post.

Excursión a la ciudad de Alejandría

Program of this Excursion

Our excursion to Alexandria f- Cairo has a carefully planned program to make the most of your day and provide an unforgettable experience. Here is a breakdown of the itinerary:

  • Meet and greet by our official guide and private driver at your hotel in Cairo.
  • Comfortable 2-hour road trip to Alexandria.
  • Arrival in Alexandria and begin guided tours of the following cultural and historical sites:
    • New Library or the Library of Alexandrina: A modern building that pays homage to the ancient Library of Alexandria, which was a center of knowledge during the Greco-Roman period.
    • Kom al-Sufaga Catacombs: A unique Roman-era mortuary complex, the only one of its kind in the country.
    • Qaitbay Fortress: A stunning 15th-century Arab castle located on the island of Pharos, where the famous Lighthouse, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, once stood.
  • Enjoy a delicious lunch at a local restaurant, sampling some of the specialties of the Alexandrian cuisine.
  • Return to Cairo in the afternoon by car.

Included services

This excursion includes all essential services required for a seamless trip, delivered with the highest quality and exceptional personal care. Specifically, the tour package includes:

  • Round-trip private transport from Cairo to Alexandria, with a dedicated driver and all necessary amenities including air conditioning.
  • Guided urban tour and interior visits to monuments, led by an official guide from the Ministry of Tourism in English.
  • Entrance tickets to the following monuments:
    • The Library of Alexandrina
    • Kom al-Sufaga Catacombs
    • Qaitbay Fortress
  • Lunch at a local restaurant (beverages not included).

Excluded services on this excursion

Please note that some services are at the customer’s discretion and are not included in the tour package. These may include:”

  • Beverages at the local restaurant during lunch
  • Gratuity for the guide and driver
  • Admission tickets to monuments and museums that are not included in the program
  • Other services that are not mentioned in the program

At Egipto Exclusivo, we are dedicated to providing customized and personalized trips. If you wish to include any of the excluded services or any other services not mentioned in the program, please let us know. We will ensure to find the best option for your case and add it to the package of this excursion to Alexandria from Cairo. Contact us!