From Alexandria Day Tour
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 guided tour.
Are you a business owner in Cairo?
Promote your business 365 days a year with the #1 Guide to Cairo.
- Gain MAXIMUM EXPOSURE with a 'Dedicated Business Profile'
- See the library of Alexandria and the statues of Alexander and Ptolemy keeping watch outside
- Wander around the markets in the old city center where you're sure to find a treasure or two
- Explore the Montaza Gardens surrounding the palace
- Admire the Abbo Elabbas Mosque, the most beautiful mosque in the city
- Stop for unique photo opportunities
DescriptionAlexandria has so much to see, feel, eat and buy – fit in as much of it as possible on this day tour from Cairo. Start your day trip to Alexandria with pick-up from your accommodation in a comfortable vehicle. The first stop on this full-day tour will be a visit to the Library of Alexandria, the biggest library in the world. Now housing 8 million books, you can visit its open court to see the statues of Alexander the Great and Ptolemy the First keeping watch over the library. The car will then whisk you off to the Church of St. Mark, the oldest church in Africa. Then, continue on to the old downtown of Alexandria where you can walk through traditional markets where everything and anything is sold. Admire the downtown’s Baroque designs and Italian- and French-style properties. If you choose, have lunch in a famous restaurant called “Mohamed Ahmed’s” – the Queen of Spain has eaten here! Take a break in a coffee shop or shisha café before continuing on with your tour. Continue your Alexandria adventure in the afternoon with a packed itinerary of sights. See the city’s oldest market area which contains both the women’s markets and the most spectacular gold market where everyone buys their wedding jewelry. See the prettiest and largest mosque in the city, the Abbo Elabbas Mosque, and the ancient fun-fair located just outside of it where children still play. Opposite is the corniche and old harbour where you can see fishing boats and traditional fishers making nets. From here, walk 5 minutes to see the Quaitbay castle. See Memorial of the Unknown Soldier, and the beautiful coastline on the way to the Montaza Palace and Gardens (also known as the Love Garden for its popularity with couples!). All of these will make for excellent photo opportunities, so don't forget your camera. Finally, cross over the modern Bridge of Stanley before travelling in comfort back to your hotel.
IncludesAll transfers by air-conditioned vehicle Expert tour guide Entrance fees All service charges and taxes Entrance to the Alexandria Library's reading area
- Please wear comfortable shoes and bring sunglasses and a hat.
- Please note that the Alexandria Library is closed on public holidays.
- Your tour guide will be happy to help you add more attractions to your itinerary if requested
Easy cancellationCancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund
You may also like
Cairo and Giza Full-Day Highlights Tour from Hurghada
Explore Egypt's capital on a 20-hour tour of Cairo and the Giza Plateau, with round-trip transfers from the Red Sea resorts of Hurghada, Makadi, El Gouna, and Soma Bay. V651 ReviewsFrom €63.78
- Best Seller
Day Trip to Old Cairo and 3-Hour Dinner Cruise
Visit the most famous sightseeing spots in Cairo, in Islamic and coptic styles. You will enjoy a wonderful evening on a Nile River cruise, enjoying dinner and traditional2 ReviewsFrom €90.00
Archeological Day-Trip to Alexandria
A trip perfect for archaeology lovers! Leaving from Cairo, you will explore the monuments, mosques, and gardens of Alexandria, on this full-day guided tour.From €86.55
All-Inclusive Guided Tour of Luxor from Cairo by Plane
See the many relics and monuments of the ancient world in Luxor on this full-day tour from Cairo. With return plane tickets, transportation, entrance fees, and expert gui52 ReviewsFrom €501.10
Cairo at Night: 4-Hour City Tour & Nile Felucca Cruise
Explore Cairo at night and cruise along the River Nile aboard a traditional felucca wooden sailing boat on this exciting 4-hour tour. See the famous sights in the city, a5 ReviewsFrom €54.67
Egyptian Museum of Antiquities Entrance Ticket
At the center of the Square, located in the center of Cairo, sits the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities. With this ticket, explore the whole museum and learn about the famou14 ReviewsFrom €15.00
Great Pyramid Inside - Sphinx and Solar Boat Trip
Discover one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World with the help of an expert guide. Enjoy panoramic views of the three iconic pyramids and stand before the Great Sph2 ReviewsFrom €91.11
Giza Pyramids & Egyptian Museum from Hurghada by Bus
Drive across the arid Egyptian desert to see the Pyramids of Giza and Cairo’s Egyptian Museum on a full-day tour from Hurghada. Walk in the Giza Plateau and see the Gre59 ReviewsFrom €80.80
Pyramids of Giza and Great Sphinx Half-Day Tour
Explore Egypt’s best known archaeological site on a half-day tour of the Great Pyramids of Giza and Great Sphinx. Stroll through the Valley Temple with an expert Egypto55 ReviewsFrom €59.22
Half-Day Cairo Sightseeing Tour to Pyramids of Giza & Sphinx
Enjoy a half-day of sightseeing on this tour of the Pyramids and the Great Sphinx from Cairo. Start at the Great Pyramid of Giza and take in the oldest of the Seven Wonde22 ReviewsFrom €23.70