Female Guided Trip to Alexandria from Cairo

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Enjoy a full day trip to the "Bride of the Mediterranean Sea" the city built by Alexander the Great. Explore its monuments, mosques, and gardens on this full-day Female guided tour.

Highlights

  • See the library of Alexandria and the statues of Alexander and Ptolemy
  • Wander around the markets in the old city center
  • Visit Motazah Gardens
  • Admire the Abbo Elabbas Mosque, the most beautiful mosque in the city
  • Stop for unique photo opportunities

Description

Alexandria Historical Day Trip' is a fascinating and culturally rich experience that allows participants to explore the historical and cultural heritage of Alexandria, Egypt. Led by a female guide, the tour offers a unique perspective on the city's history and landmarks. Here's a breakdown of the tour itinerary: Library of Alexandria: The tour begins with a visit to the Library of Alexandria, which is renowned as one of the largest and most significant libraries in the world. The library's history and its impressive collection of books are showcased. The presence of statues of Alexander the Great and Ptolemy the First adds a historical touch to the experience. Church of St. Mark: Participants will then visit the Church of St. Mark, which holds the distinction of being the oldest church in Africa. This visit likely provides insights into the religious history of the region and the significance of this historic church. Old Downtown: The tour continues to the old downtown area of Alexandria. Here, participants can explore traditional markets where a variety of goods are sold, offering a glimpse into the local way of life and commerce. Baroque Architecture: The downtown area's Baroque designs and architecture, influenced by Italian and French styles, are highlighted. This aspect provides an opportunity to appreciate the city's architectural history and its cultural influences. Optional lunch stop at a modern Fish Restaurant or a famous and traditional Alexandrian food place called Mohamed Ahmed's. The Queen of Spain and many famous people go there when they visit Alexandria. Afternoon Itinerary: In the afternoon, the tour covers various landmarks and attractions, including: Women's Markets and Gold Market: A visit to the city's oldest market area, including the gold market where wedding jewelry is sold, and the women's markets. You will also drive by Abbo Elabbas Mosque (Photo stop) 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 Ancient Fun-Fair: An ancient fun-fair located near the mosque, providing insights into local recreational traditions. Quaitbay Castle: A visit to Quaitbay Castle, followed by the Memorial of the Unknown Soldier and a walk along the corniche. Visit Montazah Palace Gardens, the royal gardens of King Farouk, the last king in Egypt's history, and pause for a photo by King Farouk's royal palace, as well as the royal beaches of the queens. Comfortable Return: The tour concludes with a comfortable return to participants' accommodations, wrapping up a day filled with historical exploration. This female-guided tour provides an immersive experience into the rich history, architecture, and cultural heritage of Alexandria. Participants not only learn about the city's past but also gain insights into its contemporary life and traditions.

Includes

Hotel pickup and drop-off Transfer by air-conditioned vehicle Live Female tour guide Entrance fees(if option is selected)

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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