Alexandria Sightseeing Tours from Cairo
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Alexandria Sightseeing Tours from Cairo

Alexandria Sightseeing Tours from Cairo

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Stop At: Montazah Gardens, Alexandria, Alexandria Governorate

The extensive Montaza Palace grounds first had the Salamlek Palace, built in 1892 by Khedive Abbas II, the last Muhammad Ali Dynasty ruler to hold the Khedive title over the Khedivate of Egypt and Sudan. It was used as a hunting lodge and residence for his companion.
The larger Al-Haramlik Palace and royal gardens were added to the Montaza Palace grounds, being built by King Fuad I in 1932, as a summer palace. It is in a mixture of Ottoman and Florentine styles, with two towers. One of these towers rises distinctively high above with elaborated Italian Renaissance design details. The palace has long open arcades facing the sea along each floor.
President Anwar El-Sadat renovated the original Salamlek Palace as an official presidential residence. It was most recently used by former president Hosni Mubarak.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Salamlek Palace Hotel

The extensive Montaza Palace grounds first had the Salamlek Palace, built in 1892 by Khedive Abbas II, the last Muhammad Ali Dynasty ruler to hold the Khedive title over the Khedivate of Egypt and Sudan. It was used as a hunting lodge and residence for his companion.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Alexandria, Alexandria Governorate

The Bibliotheca Alexandrina is a major library and cultural center located on the shore of the Mediterranean Sea in the Egyptian city of Alexandria. It is both a commemoration of the Library of Alexandria that was lost in antiquity, and an attempt to rekindle something of the brilliance that this earlier center of study and erudition represented.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Serapeum and Pompey's Pillar

The huge red granite Pillar of 25 meters height of emperor Deghldianos was originally located in the temple of god Serapis, Paharaonic pieces and sphinxes , Serapiom which is the tomb of god Serapis

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Roman Amphitheatre, Alexandria, Alexandria Governorate

The Roman Amphitheatre of Alexandria is another popular destination. Here, there remains a stage with around seven hundred to eight hundred seats. They also have numerous galleries of statues and details leftover form this time.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Citadel of Qaitbay

The Citadel of Qaitbay is a 15th-century defensive fortress located on the Mediterranean sea coast, in Alexandria, Egypt. It was established in 1477 AD (882 AH) by Sultan Al-Ashraf Sayf al-Din Qa'it Bay. The Citadel is situated on the eastern side of the northern tip of Pharos Island at the mouth of the Eastern Harbour.
The Qaitbay Citadel in Alexandria 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 AD.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Lighthouse of Alexandria, Alexandria, Alexandria Governorate

The Citadel is situated at the entrance of the eastern harbour 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. The lighthouse continued to function until the time of the Arab conquest, then several disasters occurred and the shape of the lighthouse was changed to some extent, but it still continued to function. Restoration began in the period of Ahmed Ibn Tulun (about 880 AD). During the 11th century an earthquake occurred, causing damage to the octagonal part. The bottom survived, but it could only serve as a watchtower, and a small mosque was built on the top. In the 14th century there was a very destructive earthquake and the whole building was completely destroyed.

Duration: 1 hour

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Included
  • Professional licensed Tour guide specialist in Egyptology
  • Providing a pick up and drop off services from any hotel within Cairo, Egypt.
  • An A/C tourist car new model with a professional driver and a license from the ministry of tourism.
  • Airport Pick-Up and Drop-Off
  • Police Security Guard
  • Baggage storage and transfer
  • WiFi on board
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Private transportation
  • Bottled water - Sealed mineral bottled water
  • Snacks - Cheese or chocolate Croissant + Salty Tuc biscuits + Clorets chewing gum with mint flavor (Per Person)
  • Coffee and/or Tea - Take away on board
  • Soda/Pop - Take away on board
  • Lunch - Enjoy a variety of Egyptian menu Sea food out of your preferences from the best local restaurants (Optional)
  • Entry/Admission - Montazah Gardens
  • Entry/Admission - Salamlek Palace Hotel
  • Entry/Admission - Citadel of Qaitbay
  • Entry/Admission - Lighthouse of Alexandria
Not included
  • Gratuities
  • Professional photographer with high resolution camera to capture an unforgettable moment (Optional)
  • Entry/Admission - Bibliotheca Alexandrina
  • Entry/Admission - Serapeum and Pompey's Pillar
  • Entry/Admission - Roman Amphitheatre
Additional
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
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95% Cultural
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