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Day Trip to Alexandria (Archeological)

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Pick  up from your hotel in Cairo , Travel to Alexandria, First visit the insides of the Catacombs of Kom El Shokafa which are the largest Roman Cemetery consisting of three levels cut in the rock. Then you will drive to visit the Roman Amphitheater of Alexandria with the display of the sunken monuments of Alexandria which were discovered under the East harbor of Alexandria. You will also drive by Pompay’s Pillar and stop for a photo stop, (it was constructed in honor of the Emperor Diocletian at the end of the 4th century) .

Next stop is the library of Alexandria; the biggest library in the world – now with 8 million books. Visit it’s open court where you can see the statue of Alexander the Great and the statue of Ptolemy the first, which was found underwater nearby.

You will visit the library’s manuscript museum, president Saddat Museum and impressions of Alexandria Museum.

Note: Alexandria Library is closed on every public holiday.

The car will then take you to visit the church of St. Mark – the oldest church in Africa. Through your drive you will see the old downtown and the local historical architecture which has baroque style designs and Italian and French style properties.

Visit El Nabi Daniel Mosque which is believed by many people to be related to Alexander the great tomb,  It is said to contain the remains of the scholar and venerated teacher Prophet Daniel and his companion Sidi Lokman el Hakim, a religious story-teller.

The car will then take you to visit the prettiest and biggest mosque in the city: the Abbo Elabbas Mosque, and the strangest sight outside it: an old funfair where children play on very antique funfair rides and eat candy floss.

Opposite is the corniche and the old harbour where you can see the old fishing boats, men fishing and traditional fishermen making nets. The photos taken here are amazing. Opposite is the corniche and the old harbour where you can see the old fishing boats, men fishing and traditional fishermen making nets. The photos taken here are amazing. Continue  to see the outside of Quaitbay castle which was built on the same site as the ancient Lighthouse of Alexandria one of the seven wonders of ancient world . A most spectacular castle which is a great photo stop.

The car will then take you to the gardens of Montaza.Once in Montaza Gardens, commonly known as the Love Garden (all romantic couples and families go there) you will visit the royal gardens of King Farouk (the last king in the history of Egypt) and see the royal palaces of Haramlek and Salamlek as well as walk along the famous Montaza bridge and reach the Tea Palace island and see the royal beaches of the queens.

On your way back you will stop over the famous bridge of Stanley – the modern landmark of modern Alexandria, built by Alexander the great, then travel in comfort back to your hotel in Cairo.
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Departure Time
7:00 AM
Duration
12h
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Inclusions
  • All transfers by air-conditioned vehicle
  • Expert tour guide
  • All Service charges & taxes
Exclusions
  • Any extras not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Food and drinks
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  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
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Reviewed 17 January 2019 via mobile

Great tour of Alexandria with Karim. He was informative, engaging and had some good insight into local knowledge, especially about dodging the traffic! It was also nice to have a local Alexandrian guide. The booking process with Nada was also seemless and efficient. Would definitely...More

Thank Aruska196
Ramses T, Quality Assurance Supervisor at Ramses Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 18 January 2019

Dear Aruska, Thank you for your review and for choosing Ramasside. I’m happy that you enjoyed your tour with our guide Karim and I’m looking forward to welcome you again in Egypt. Afaf Emad Quality Assurance Supervisor Ramasside Tours

Reviewed 3 October 2018

Rammaside Tours answered every question we could ask. They stayed in touch and made sure we would be happy and we were.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank sneefarm1185
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  • Duration: 12h
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