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One Day Tour in Alexandria

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    Stop: 10 hours - Admission excluded
    Our Egypt Select Tours Tour Guide will pick you from your hotel to discover the beauty and the Greco Roman civilization within a day-tour starting with visiting the catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa which are considered one of the wonders of the Middle Ages. It's the largest known Roman burial site in Egypt, with three tiers of tombs that could accommodate up to 300 corpses. The cemetery originally was dug to be a private cemetery for one family, then it was converted to be a public cemetery the architecture of the tombs mirrors Greco-Roman styles. This can be seen in the wall decoration, which shows a unique combination of Egyptian, Greek, and Roman artistic traditions. People are buried here in sarcophagi, in shelves, and in urns of ashes after cremation. Then, you will go to get a photo stop at (Qaitbey’s Citadel) which is considered one of the most important defensive strongholds, not only in Egypt, but also along the Mediterranean Sea coast. It formulated an important part of the fortification system of Alexandria in the 15th century A.D.; The Citadel is situated at the entrance of the eastern harbor on the eastern point of the Pharos Island. It was erected on the exact site of the famous Lighthouse of Alexandria, which was one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. And you will Also visit Pompey's Pillar ,Roman Amphitheater and the Old Harbour of Alexandria We will end our amazing tour by visiting the Modern Alexandria Library (visit its open court + free museums), the Old library was very famous all over the world for its huge books capacity of different sciences and literature. It was damaged several times during the Greco Roman period until it vanished. The beginning of reconstruct the library started at the late 80s of the last century. The design of the modern library of Alexandria consisted of four underground stores and six upper stores. The special shape of the modern library of Alexandria is considered a special architectural germ. The library the history of the library and the city of Alexandria and the Egyptian history as a whole, The cultures of the Arab world, Africa, and the Mediterranean countries , and The culture, ideas, and civilization of the whole world Location.
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Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Pick up time at 8 am from the lobby at your hotel at Giza or Cairo
We recommend to send us your hotel details ,name and address.
Departure Time
7:00 AM
Return Details
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Qualified Egyptologist guide
  • Snacks
  • All taxes
  • Fuel surcharge
  • Food and drinks
  • Optional Activities
  • Gratuities
  • Entry/Admission - Alexandria
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Dress code is smart casual
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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We went on a day trip from Giza to Alexandria today. From the time we got into the car our guide Adel was incredible. He was extremely knowledgeable of all things Egypt and gave us very interesting facts about the history of this beautiful country. He was also very good at
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It was a great day on this tour. The weather wasn’t the best this time of year but the tour guide made it enjoyable. The guide was very knowledgable about the Egyptian history and answered all questions we had. The transport we used for the 3 of us was very comfortable and
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A brilliant man.
We went on a day trip from Giza to Alexandria today. From the time we got into the car our guide Adel was
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Manish S
Bengaluru, India
Wonderful Day with a very knowledgeable tour operator
Hi, I would like to start by saying that Egypt Select Tour is one of the best tour operators I have hired till
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Great time
It was a great day on this tour. The weather wasn’t the best this time of year but the tour guide made it
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First visit to Egypt!!
Adel was an amazing guide. He was kind, friendly and knowledgeable and came with very comfortable transportation
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Bunmi O
Good day out.
Adel is a very knowledgable and patient guide that guided us through the egyptian and pyramids history
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The Monument
Today we visited the last surviving wonder of the ancient world. Definitely not a conventional place... Adel
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Great Information
Adel was great and supplied us with some great information while we visited the great pyramids. He knows the
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Hans A
Trumbull, Connecticut
cairo based portion of 2 weeks historical deep dive
excellent guiding over the course of intense, 5 full days, including: giza plateau, cairo museum, memphis/sakkara,
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I highly recommend
I highly recommend this tour with Adel. They picked me up at my Airbnb, gave me some breakfast for energy for the
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Egyptselecttours.com Adel was extremely knowledgeable about churches temples & mosque. Very humble and passionate
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day visite in
非常精彩的一日游。英语导游Adel 的讲解,知识点丰富 条理清晰,善于沟通 言语清楚。强力推荐要来耶路撒冷的朋友找Adel陪同。 Interesting, excellent visit with Medi Adel
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Must do trip to Museum
Booked through Egypt Select Tours. Adel was our guide who met us at the hotel. We particularly wanted to see the
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Take It Easy
For a problem-free, worry-free tour of Egypt I don't know of a better way to go than with Egyptselecttours. From
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Sandra M
A perfect tour to start the holiday
We booked our tour with Egypt Select Tours and would certainly use this company again. This was our first day in
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One of the best tours in egypt
It was one of the best tours I've had. The tour guide was very friendly and knowledgeable. The tour was for a week
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