Alexandria Day Tour From Cairo

Explore the enchanting city of Alexandria on our captivating day tour from Cairo. Immerse yourself in the rich history, cultural heritage, and breathtaking coastal beauty of Alexandria, known as the Jewel of the Mediterranean. From ancient wonders like the Catacombs of Kom El Shoqafa to the majestic Bibliotheca Alexandrina, this tour offers a glimpse into Egypt’s fascinating past and vibrant present. Book now for an unforgettable day trip from Cairo to Alexandria!


Our Alexandria Day Tour from Cairo is designed to give you a comprehensive experience of this coastal gem. Discover Alexandria’s iconic landmarks, delve into its captivating history, and enjoy the coastal charm that sets it apart from other Egyptian cities. With comfortable transportation, expert guides, and the flexibility to customize your itinerary, we ensure a seamless and personalized journey.

Highlights :

  • Catacombs of Kom El Shoqafa: Descend into the depths of these ancient catacombs, marvel at the intricate artwork, and learn about the blend of Egyptian and Greco-Roman influences.
  • Pompey’s Pillar: Stand in awe of this colossal pillar, an iconic monument that dates back to the Roman era, and enjoy panoramic views of the surrounding area.
  • Citadel of Qaitbay: Explore the majestic fortress built on the site of the ancient Lighthouse of Alexandria, offering a glimpse into the city’s medieval past.
  • Bibliotheca Alexandrina: Visit the modern reincarnation of the ancient Library of Alexandria, a beacon of knowledge and culture, and admire its striking architecture.
  • Montaza Palace and Gardens: Delight in the beauty of the Montaza Palace complex, with its stunning gardens and panoramic views of the Mediterranean Sea.


  • Expert Guides: Our knowledgeable guides will accompany you throughout the tour, providing fascinating insights into Alexandria’s history, culture, and significance.
  • Convenience: Leave the logistics to us. We take care of transportation, entrance fees, and itinerary planning, ensuring a hassle-free experience.
  • Customization: We understand that every traveler has unique preferences. Customize your tour by adjusting the pickup time or adding additional activities upon request.


  • Alexandria Library: Begin your journey at the world-renowned Alexandria Library, housing a staggering collection of 8 million books. Marvel at the statue of Alexander the Great and the statue of Ptolemy the first, found underwater nearby. Explore the open court and discover the treasures within the Saddat Museum and the Impressions of Alexandria Museum.
  • Roman Amphitheater: Visit the Roman Amphitheater of Alexandria, where sunken monuments discovered under the East harbor are displayed, offering a glimpse into the city’s ancient past.
  • St. Mark’s Church and Old Downtown: Explore the oldest church in Africa, St. Mark’s Church, before strolling through the charming streets of Alexandria’s old downtown. Immerse yourself in the local ambiance as you meander through traditional markets, offering a plethora of goods, including delicious Egyptian sweets and treats. Admire the baroque, Italian, and French-style architecture that adorns the area.
  • El Nabi Daniel Mosque: Visit El Nabi Daniel Mosque, believed to be related to the tomb of Alexander the Great. Legend holds that it houses the remains of the esteemed scholar Prophet Daniel and the religious storyteller Sidi Lokman el Hakim.

Optional Break: Take a moment to relax at a quality coffee shop or experience the atmosphere of a traditional shisha cafe.

  • Mansheya Market and Gold Market: Pass through the oldest market area, Mansheya, and explore the narrow streets of the traditional women’s markets (zan’et etsetat). Marvel at the gold market, where couples find their wedding and engagement jewelry.
  • Abbo Elabbas Mosque and Old Harbor: Visit the magnificent Abbo Elabbas Mosque, followed by a unique sight outside—an old funfair featuring antique rides and cotton candy delights. Enjoy picturesque views of the old fishing boats, fishermen, and traditional net-making at the old harbor.
  • Quaitbay Castle: Witness the grandeur of Quaitbay Castle, built on the site of the ancient Lighthouse of Alexandria, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Capture memorable photos of this spectacular castle.
  • Montaza Gardens: Journey to Montaza Gardens, known as the Love Garden, and discover the royal gardens of King Farouk. Explore the Haramlek and Salamlek palaces, walk along the famous Montaza bridge, and visit the Tea Palace island and the royal beaches of the queens.


  • Round-trip transportation from Cairo in a comfortable vehicle.
  • Professional and knowledgeable English-speaking guide.
  • Entrance fees to all attractions as per the itinerary.
  • Lunch at a local restaurant.
  • All taxes and service charges.


  • Gratuities (optional).
  • Personal expenses.
  • Any additional activities not mentioned in the itinerary.

Pricing Information:

Single2- 3 Persons4-6 Persons7-10 Persons
120 $75 $70 $65 $

Tips and Advice for Travelers:

  • Dress Code: Dress comfortably and wear appropriate footwear, as the tour involves walking and exploring historical sites.
  • Sun Protection: Protect yourself from the sun by wearing a hat, sunglasses, and sunscreen.
  • Currency: Carry some local currency (Egyptian pounds) for small purchases, tips, or additional expenses.
  • Photography: Capture your memories, but please be respectful and follow guidelines regarding photography at historical sites.

Trip Notes:

  • This tour is available daily and operates year-round.
  • Pick-up and drop-off locations can be customized to accommodate your preferences.
  • Private tours with customizable itineraries are available upon request.
  • We adhere to strict health and safety measures to ensure your well-being throughout the tour.


Q: Can I customize the tour itinerary? A: Absolutely! We offer customizable options to cater to your specific needs and interests. Please contact our team to discuss your preferences.

Q: Is the tour suitable for children? A: Yes, the tour is family-friendly and suitable for children of all ages. Please inform us in advance if you require any special arrangements or facilities.

Q: Are meals included in the tour? A: Yes, a delicious lunch at a local restaurant is included in the tour package.

Q: What language will the guide speak? A: Our guides are fluent in English. Private tours with guides speaking other languages can be arranged upon request.

Q: What is the cancellation policy? A: Please refer to our website’s terms and conditions for detailed information on our cancellation policy.

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General Tips

  • Always wear comfortable shoes.
  • Buy a local SIM card.
  • Carry some of the currency of Egypt is the Egyptian pound.
  • Learn some Arabic words like Shokran, Mn Fadlak.
  • Try the famous Egyptian food like Ful & Ta’meya.
  • Stay Hydrated at all times especially during the summer in Egypt.
  • Friday and Saturday are the official holidays in Egypt.
  • The metro is one of the fastest ways to travel within Cairo.
  • Keep a tour Guide by your side to fully enjoy your time in Egypt.

General Highlights

  • Explore the Pyramids of Giza, the Sphinx.
  • Shop at Khan El Khalili Bazaar enchanting markets in old Cairo.
  • Behold the holy Islamic & Coptic attractions in Old Cairo.
  • Feel the grandeur of Luxor within its majestic temples & tombs.
  • Rediscover the captivating wonders of the Egyptian Museum.
  • Witness the great Philae and Abu Simbel temples in Aswan.
  • Board a soulful Nile Cruise from Luxor to Aswan or vice versa.
  • Discover the Natural Allure of Egyptian oases like Siwa or Bahariya.
  • Swim, Dive, and snorkel in Hurghada or cities situated on the Red Sea.

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