Alexandria: Archeological Day Tour

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Alexandria: Archeological Day Tour

From $80 per person

This trip for Archaeology lovers. Explore the monuments, mosques, and gardens of Alexandria on this full-day guided tour.

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Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 7 hours
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Live tour guide
English, French
Pickup included
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Experience

Highlights
  • Visit the Catacombs of Kom El Shokafa
  • See the Roman Amphitheater & The Library of Alexandria Manuscripts museum
  • Stop for a photo at Pompay's Pillar
  • Visit the oldest church in Africa
  • See the site of the Lighthouse, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World
  • Walk across Stanley Bridge
Full description
First, you will be picked up from your hotel before visiting the Catacombs of Kom El Shokafa which are the largest Roman Cemetery. Then, visit the Roman Amphitheater of Alexandria with the display of the sunken monuments. Drive by Pompay’s Pillar and stop for a photo. Your next stop is the library of Alexandria; the biggest library in the world. Visit its open court, manuscripts museum, president Saddat Museum, and the impressions of Alexandria Museum. Afterwards, visit the church of St. Mark – the oldest church in Africa as well as the Abbo Elabbas Mosque. Continue to see the outside of Quaitbay castle which was built on the same site as the ancient Lighthouse. Then, visit the gardens of Montaza and the royal gardens of King Farouk. See the royal palaces of Haramlek and Salamlek, and finally, walk along the famous Montaza bridge.
Includes
  • Entrance fees
  • All transfers by air-conditioned vehicle
  • Expert tour guide
  • All Service charges & taxes
  • Any extras not mentioned in the itinerary
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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    4.9 /5

    based on 8 reviews

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    • Value for money
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    Great tour. Our tour guide, Mohamed, was extremely knowledgeable and friendly. Overall, we had a great experience.

    July 10, 2021

    Nice trip

    March 22, 2021

    Helpful guide and the best views of Alexandria

    August 12, 2020

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