Overday tour to Alexandria From Cairo

Alexandria city


Durationfrom 9 to 11 hours

Tour Typeprivate day tour

Tour Overview

Alexandria from Cairo

The Alexandria day tour from Cairo City offers an enriching and informative experience, allowing you to explore the city's highlights in just one day. The itinerary includes visits to the Catacombs of Kom El Shoqafa, Pompey's Pillar, the old Alexandria harbor, the Castle of Qaitbay, the Abo El Abbas Mosque, finish the day with The Library of Alexandria (Bibliotheca Alexandrina) from outside.


Private air-conditioned deluxe vehicle. Expert Egyptologist private tour guide. Entrance fees to the Grand Egyptian Museum traditional Egyptian lunch Bottled water during your tours and transfers


Any extras not mentioned in the itinerary Drinks at the restaurants Tipping

Price List

Price for one Price for 2-3 Price for 4-6 Price for 7-more Price for childs
120.00 105.00 85.00 80.00 Always a half of adults price

Tour Highlights

  • Alexandria from Cairo

Tour Itinerary

early morining With a warm greeting from our Egypt Tours Destination professional Egyptologist tour guide, you will start your luxury hassle-free day tour trip. drive around 3 hours to start your day tour to Alexandria city Once you start your tour, our guide will give you a complete introduction to our Egyptian history Your journey to Alexandria starts with a visit to the Catacombs of Kom El Shoqafa, a significant site in Alexandria featuring three levels carved into solid rock. Here, you'll witness a unique blend of ancient Egyptian and Greek-Roman art styles. Next, you'll explore Pompey's Pillar, a Roman triumphal column erected in honor of Augustus Diocletian. Nearby, you'll see the ruins of the Serapeum of Alexandria, an ancient Greek temple dedicated to Serapis. As you make your way to the old Alexandria harbor, take in the picturesque scenes of fishing boats, fishermen, and traditional net-making. The photo opportunities here are truly remarkable. Before reaching the castle of Qaitbay, indulge in some delicious ice cream from Azza, a renowned local shop. At the castle of Qaitbay, situated on the Mediterranean coast, marvel at the stunning views and explore the 15th-century fortress built by Sultan Al-Ashraf Sayf al-Din Qa'it Bay. This fortress stands atop the ruins of the ancient Lighthouse of Alexandria, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Next, visit the Abo El Abbas Mosque, also known as Abu Al-Abbas Al-Mursi Mosque, renowned for its elegant architecture and historical significance. Built-in 1775 to honor an Andalusian Sheikh, the mosque is a sight to behold with its cream-colored facade, domes, and arabesque designs. Don't miss the chance to admire the colonnade of elongated arches, monolithic granite columns, and marble floor of The Library of Alexandria, the second largest library in the world. Outside the library, you'll find statues of Alexander the Great and Ptolemy the First, discovered underwater nearby. After a day filled with enriching experiences, we'll drive you back to your hotel, leaving you with unforgettable memories of our tour.