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Day-Trip to Alexandria from Cairo by Car, Including Lunch

  • A day trip to Alexandria from Cairo or Giza
  • A firsthand peek at the legendary, but under-the-radar, seaside city
  • See the main sights in a single visit and walk along the Mediterranean 
Day-Trip to Alexandria from Cairo by Car, Including Lunch
From US$120.00
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From 2 to 3 peopleMost Popular
Prices Quoted Per Person for Private TOUR includes all Hotel Pickup and drop off transfers, Entry fees, Lunch, Wate, and Snacks , expert tour guide
From US$125.00
from 4 to 9 People
Prices Quoted Per Person for Private tour includes all Pickup and drop off transfers, Lunch, Entry fees, and expert tour guide
From US$120.00
Single Person
Prices Quoted Per Single Person For Private Tour includes all transfers,Entry fees,Lunch,Expert tour guide
From US$127.00

Founded by Alexander the Great in 331 BC, Alexandria is a port city on the Egyptian Mediterranean coast, once an ancient center of learning. Skip the hassle of arranging your own transportation and get an in-depth peek at the storied seaside city on this convenient day tour from Cairo or Giza, which covers ruins, such as the Roman Theater, as well as the 21st-century Bibliotheca Alexandrina.

What to Expect

Few tourists in Egypt venture to Alexandria, a legendary port city on the Mediterranean coast founded by Alexander the Great. During this convenient day tour with hotel transfer from Cairo or Giza, discover under-the-radar attractions of one of antiquity’s most prosperous cities, once known for its massive library, which held 500,000 books, and the Pharos of Alexandria, the most famous lighthouse of the ancient world.

Those sights now only exist in legend, but you’ll get a chance to explore other ancient ruins that have remained standing, such as the Roman Theater, and medieval marvels, including the Catacombs of Kom El-Shoqafa. After a tasty lunch in a local restaurant, see the modern Bibliotheca Alexandrina, a library built to commemorate Alexandria’s ancient center of knowledge. Take a stroll along the Corniche, a historic waterfront promenade, before private transfer back to your hotel.

Reviews (88)
1 - 5 of 67 reviews
Reviewed yesterday via mobile
Fabulous to finally visit Alexandria!

And we had a great guide, Ola! Intelligent and refined and knowledgeable and a pleasure to spend the day with. Highly recommended!! Below - photo with Ola, our guide.

Thank shalomsalaam
Reviewed 3 days ago
Wonderful coastal city - One of the 7 Wonders of the World

Wow - what an experience. This trip to Alexandria is a great choice if you have an extra day in Cairo. While a little more than two hours from Cairo - the trip is easy and let's you see another part of Egypt. There are...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Fasz1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Great tour

It’s amazing tour specially with good driver (Abdullatif) and the best guider ever Mr. (Abdulwahed Eissa) Thanks a lot Emo Tours for professional team. Saleh ALAMRI

Thank JiddahTearfuL
Reviewed 1 week ago
Rainy day tour trip to Alexandra

I would rate this 5 stars despite the hiccups along the way which is completely out of our control (raining most of the day of our tour). Our tour guide Manar and our driver Samer have been so helpful in making our tour fine despite...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 601genp
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Would not do again

Probably depends on the guide. the driver was driving safely. Maybe enjoyable if you get a nice guide, who is not pretending to be your teacher. We felt like we are going in a exam about egyptian history, since the guide was just asking questions...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 65megs
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2 December 2018|
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Response from Jenny155019 | Reviewed this property |
Hi there. The trip from Cairo took about 2.5 hours. The restaurant however only serves fish or shellfish. Might ask if there was another restaurant available. Definitely worth the trip though and your chance to touch the... More
19 November 2018|
Response from Jenny155019 | Reviewed this property |
It's only a 2.5 hr trip from Cairo, but lots to see and do if you do decide to stay the night.
31 October 2018|
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Response from Juls I | Reviewed this property |
We were back in Cairo between 5-6 pm. You have the freedom to spend as much time as you want at each stop, so could be a bit earlier or later. We had time to catch the 7 pm light & sound show at pyramids.