Explore Alexandria with your own Local Guide!
Alexandria is the second largest city in Egypt, known as "The bride of the Mediterranean Sea ", it has an atmosphere that is more Mediterranean than Middle Eastern. It was founded by Alexander the Great in 331 BC to be the capital bearing his name.
I will pick you up and transfer you from Cairo to Alexandria. The trip takes about 3 hours. Upon arrival we would visit the Citadel of Qaitbay (from outside only), which was built around 1480. It is believed to rest on the site of the Pharos lighthouse, one of the seven wonders of the ancient world.
Next is a visit to the Bombay's Pillar which was built in 297 AD for the Roman Emperor Diocletian.
Next is a visit to the Catacomb of Komel-Shokafa. These tombs were tunneled into the into the bedrock in the age of the Antonine emperors (2nd century A. D. ) for a single wealthy family then visit El montazah gardens and palaces.
The day ends with a visit to the Library of Alexandria one of the most famous in the world. Then we will return to Cairo.
-Pick up from the hotel
-Drive to Alexandria for about 3 hrs
-The Roman Catacomb.
-The Roman Theater.
-The Pompey's pillar.
-The library of Alexandria.
-Quitbay fort (from outside).
-Drive back to Cairo.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: The meeting location will be at the hotel, the airport or the client location at Cairo.
End location: At the same meeting location.
Duration: 11 hours
A/C modern Van.
- English guiding and Explanation for the sites.
- Transportation in A/C modern and comfortable van.
- Pick up and drop off to their location (Hotel or Airport)
Estimated Local Cash Needed
200 LE - Entrance fees to mentioned sites
- Entrance tickets to the sites.
- Personal items.
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wow... We have had two tours with Tour by Local at Egypt on Oct-24 and Oct-25-2017.. We are so happy with what we have during 4 days we spent in Egypt.. Specially is Rasha.. She take care 10 of us like family together. Acknowledge tour guide loves her country and histories of Egypt...We thank you so much and hope to see you an other day...
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