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Private Alexandria Day Trip Including Lunch from Cairo - with unbiased reviews

Private Alexandria Day Trip Including Lunch from Cairo

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    Your qualified Egyptologist will pick you up at 7:30am from your hotel in Cairo or Giza, after that you will be transferred by air-conditioned deluxe vehicle with your private tour guide. You will arrive at Alexandria around 10.00am to start you day to by visiting Qaitbay Fort. The fort of Sultan Qaitbay is one of the symbols of Alexandria,it was built on the ancient island of Pharos, over the ruins of the world-famous lighthouse in 1477-1480 AD. Next up you will visit The Serapeum and Pompey's Pillar. On the site of the ancient temple of Serapis (local god of Alexandria) there is the tallest column,carved out of a block of red granite,the column erroneously attributed to Pompey. Next you will move onto the Roman Odeum (theatre), which is the small Roman odeum at Kom al-Dikka dates from the 4th century AD and originally had a roof,its tiers could accommodate 600 spectators. Proceed onto the Catacombs of Kom al-Shuqafa ( Roman tombs ), the most important hypogeum in Alexandria,the Kom al-Shuqafa catacombs date from the 2nd century AD.  At the end of the day you will see the Alexandria Bibliotheca (from outside) before returning back to your hotel in Cairo or Giza. Lunch is including in between visits at a local restaurant.
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Important Information
  • Bottled water
  • Lunch
  • Qualified Egyptologist guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Private tour
  • Transport by private AC vehicle
  • Drinks
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
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For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Bill N wrote a review 8 Feb
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This was an incredible tour of the city of Alexandria by our driver and tour guide Nermen,We were picked up on time. We stopped for breakfast after an hour and reached Alexandria very early. The tour guide let us take more time for the break because we had kids. The guide knew
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Date of experience: February 2020
Maggie C wrote a review Jan 2020
4 contributions
We travelled as one family to Alexandria with a very helpful guide and friendly driver. A big thank for this excellent day trip. We loved this stunning places such as Pompey's Pillar, the Roman amphitheater and Alexandria library and hope to travel with you again.
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Date of experience: January 2020
Scotia wrote a review Feb 2019
5 contributions
Had a great day in Alexandria with our guide Sharif (with Viator tour company). He made sure we were happy and was very personable! He gave us a great backstory to all of the cites we visited (citadel, Pompey’s pillar, catacombs and library). He also made sure to take lots of
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About the operator
By: Egypt Best Day Tours
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Great trip with Egypt best day tour, professional, attentive, and enthusiastic. We always felt safe and cared for.
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Jad z
London, United Kingdom
Can't wait travelling again
I can’t say enough about how wonderful this group was. Our guide met us at the airport and walked us through each
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Toronto, Canada
Amazing experience
We booked the Egypt Best day Tour cruise + airport pickup for my wife, 8 year old daughter and myself. With the
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Mailia d
Sydney, Australia
Excellent private tour
I only had one day to see at much of Cairo as possible. Getting a private tour with Best day Tours worked very
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Leena K
The Hague, The Netherlands
One of the best companies to travel with!
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Marco m
Docklow, United Kingdom
Days of heaven
My family and I used Egypt best day tours to see the pyramids in Cairo. I can't recommend them enough! Our guide
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Geneva, Switzerland
Miracle trip!
I woke up from a dream and I realized I am already back home here after a very enjoyable Egypt trip organized by
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Montreal, Canada
Amazing tour company!
Me and my group of 7 recently visited Egypt! Our experience with Best day Tours was top notched! The customer
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Shylla N
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Made my day!
Our guide had good English and was informative. He was also good at taking photos. We visited the Pyramids, the
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London, United Kingdom
Really best day tours!
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  • Duration: 10h
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  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English
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