Alexandria is a very old and ancient Egyptian city that is not only the second largest one in Egypt apart from Cairo, but it also features stunning gardens, an unforgettable view of the Mediterranean Sea, and even dares you to view the Catacomb of Kom-Shoqafa where you can view all of the old tombs, chambers and various hallways in the largest burial site in all of Egypt!
Should you choose to take the tour to the fabulous city of Alexandria, then you’ll be charted by bus and will endure only a three hour ride until you’re at the city walls.
Our guide from Egyptio will pick you up and transfer you, cutting across 220 km of the Western desert from Cairo is the city of Alexandria. The transfer takes about 3 hours. One you get there you’ll be led throughout the city by a guide who can answer all of your questions, show you some of the most amazing sights of the city. On this tour to Alexandria from Cairo you will visit the Montazah Summer Palace, walk around and enjoy the Montazah gardens originally built in 1892.
Enjoy lunch at your own leisure on the Corniche overlooking the Mediterranean Sea. After lunch you will visit the fort and Citadel of Qaitbay which was built around 1480 y the Mamluk Sultan Qaitbay. It is believed to rest on the site and to be built from the stones of the Pharos lighthouse. The tour ends with a visit to the Catacomb of Komel-Shoqafa. This warren of tombs, chambers and hallways occupies the largest known roman burial site in Egypt.
At the end of the day you can enjoy a pleasant ride back where you’ll be promptly dropped off at your hotel in Cairo!
Runs on: Every day
Pick-up time: 7 : 00am
Departs from: Cairo
Tour duration: 13 hours