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Best Alexandria Day Tour from Cairo

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Cairo, Egypt
Best Alexandria Day Tour from Cairo

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Safety measures
icon12 hours  (Approx.)
Hotel pickup offered
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English and 6 more

Overview

Discover the legendary city of Alexandria on a private tour from Cairo, and discover the traces of ancient Egyptians and Roman armies. Descend into the catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa to see fascinating artworks that blend two cultures, visit Pompey’s Pillar, then take in views from the 15th-century fortifications at the Citadel of Qaitbay. Explore the city’s new library—a tribute to the library that burned in antiquity—then enjoy lunch before returning to Cairo.
  • Take a full-day private tour from Cairo to Alexandria
  • See top landmarks like the Roman catacombs and Alexandria Library
  • Tuck into a delicious seaside lunch at a local restaurant
  • Enjoy a personalized experience with a private guide and vehicle
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Qualified Egyptologist guide
Lunch at a good quality seafood restaurant overlooking the Mediterranean ViP (optional )
Private tour
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Transport by air-conditioned Car
Bottled water
Entrance fees (optional )
Gratuities

Departure Point

Cairo, Cairo Governorate, Egypt

Pickup and Drop off service are included once you book you will get phone number for us , whats app us

Departure Time

7:00 AM

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
  • 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
  • OPERATED BY Let`s Explore Egypt

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Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Best Alexandria Day Tour from Cairo?
A:The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Face masks provided for travelers
  • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
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Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Best Alexandria Day Tour from Cairo?
A:The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
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Q:
What is the social distancing policy during Best Alexandria Day Tour from Cairo?
A:The policy on social distancing is:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
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What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Best Alexandria Day Tour from Cairo?
A:The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
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star-4
Pleasant day in Alexandria
Karen_F
, Sep 2021
We had a lovely day in Alexandria, and Ahmed was great about telling us many things about Egypt and Alexandria. Only thing we didn’t get to do that we were supposed to be able to do was see the new library in Alexandria. We booked this tour on June 17, 2021, but were told that only so many tickets are available each day. I have trouble believing that booking over 2 months ahead in the off season isn’t enough to get tickets to see what is advertised that we paid for.
star-5
Another great day!
Justine_V
, Aug 2021
great experience! I was lucky to have Mimo as my guide for a 2nd time. I highly recommend this tour.
star-5
Alex day trip is a must in Egypt.
Rachel_P
, Jul 2021
Unfortunately the day started off stressful as a miscommunication happened somehow between Viator and the Tour Company. My guide was never given my hotel pick up information until the morning of despite my calling Viator and messaging the Tour Company a few days before my tour confirming my details. I ended up getting picked up, after several frantic What’s App calls 1.5 hours late. After that stress, everything else went perfectly! My guide was amazing! He knew so much about Ancient Egypt, but was able to explain in a way I understood. The driver was skilled, always there with the car, letting us easily go from one destination to another. (Pack headphones for the drive to Alexandria) I felt safe traveling around as a solo female traveler. I do recommend this tour, but try to confirm your guide has your hotel information beforehand to avoid my frustrating start. Im not marking down my rating as the guide and drive did amazing and deserve recognition, just the office staff somehow dropped the ball.
star-4
Bustling town
Terrie_B
, Jul 2021
Beach, lunch Should update travel locations. Lighthouse gone and library not open to public (100 persons)
star-5
Excellent day in Alexandria
Virginia_R
, Apr 2021
I thoroughly enjoyed the trip. Mohamed Mahmoud, the guide, was the consummate professional. He ensured I felt comfortable on the trip by answering all my questions, offering water, snacks, and a wifi connection. He’s very knowledgeable and eager to help other. Other tour guides asked for his help at different sites, and he stopped to answer other tourists’ questions. The driver, Medhat, was very skillful and got us back safely. Overall, I recommend the tour.
star-4
Pleasant trip to Alexandria
NarayanA2
, Jan 2020
Marwa our guide was a very pleasant and personable guide to have and easy to work with. Her knowledge and guiding could use a bit more indepth description of the areas and sites we visited. The driver however has a lot to be desired. He was quite rash especially on the return trip. Many a times he was looking down to where his cell phone was and reading while driving in heavy traffic. Lucnh was at a nice restaurant that had vegetarion food options as well.
1 traveler found this review helpful
star-3
Meh
TaShawndra G
, Nov 2019
Second ttempt with Let's Explore Eygpt and tbh, the only reason I booked with them again was because all the others were sold out. A good tour I guess if you're travelling with a group. I was solo so had to pay more and I don't feel like what I paid and what was offered matched. Like I didn't feel it was worth what I paid. The tour guide was okay. The library was underwhelming-not sure why it's famous-it's nice yes, but it's a library for crying out loud. I felt like my guide was rushing or maybe not as knowledgeable as other guides, for example, we got to one site after a group and we left before the group- I could hear the other guide really going into detail and taking them all over, not just specific points of interest. I couldn't really understand my guide ( didn't even catch his name) due to his accent (not his problem but mine) and he stayed in Alexandria afterwards and had the driver drive me back to Cairo which I thought was odd. No snacks or water provided like the tour mentioned, definitely no wifi. Not sure why they are presenting the tour with these additions if they are not certain every tour guide is equipped with these niceties.
star-4
Alexandria Day Tour
Camper595006
, Sep 2019
Pick up from Cairo by guide with air-con comfy vehicle and driver.. straight to Alexandria 2-1/2hrs. Guide Medhat lovely man, English speaking, historical info for sites visited (Library, citadel, temple, harbour, city). Great meal in restaurant overlooking harbour. Should probably have stayed overnight to experience a bit more of city (but my time schedule did not allow) Well organised Let's Explore Egypt...more than happy with your. Next time I would come when it's a bit cooler though... Phew!!!
star-1
Worst tour guide ever! Do not bother booking!
156violetam
, Jun 2019
This was the worst tour guide I’ve ever experienced! I think his name is MetAhmed (sp). First of all, he slept almost the whole way from Cairo to Alexandria. We spent no more than 20 minutes at each sight and the worst thing was that he made me pay for all of the entrance fees, even though it is included. At lunch, he got into an argument with the waiter because he wanted to take his lunch to go. He kept asking me to post my review and to make sure I included that we were finished at 7, even though that was clearly not the case, as we were done with the whole tour by 1pm. We spent more time in the car than in the actual sites. And then, after visting the library he said he was going home (in Alexandria) and that the driver would be taking me back. The driver Kareem (sp) was incredibly nice and attentive. I only wish I could say the same for the guide. What a complete disappointment, DO NOT waste your money!!
star-1
This tour operator is fake. He wants to rip off your money!
Voyage25088591830
, May 2019
Suggestion: dont take any tour with this tour operator. He doesnt respond calls or emails. He makes the tour incomplete. The worst experience i have ever had! And Viator didnt want to refund my money!
1 traveler found this review helpful

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