The trip is perfect for archeology lovers! Departing from Cairo, explore the monuments, mosques, and gardens of Alexandria on a full-day guided tour.
Highlights Archaeological Day Trip to Alexandria:
- Explore the catacombs of Kom el Shokafa
- Visit the library of the Alexandria Museum of Manuscripts
- Enjoy the old city center of Alexandria
Full Description Archaeological Day Trip to Alexandria:
After being picked up from your hotel, you will travel to Alexandria. First, you will visit the interior of the Kom el Shokafa catacombs, which is the largest Roman cemetery. You will then head to the Roman amphitheater in Alexandria, where you will see the sunken monuments of Alexandria. You will also drive past the Pillar of Pompey. During the tour, do not forget to take memorable photos.
Your next stop will be at the Library of Alexandria. Meanwhile, it is the largest library in the world with 8 million books. You can visit his open courtyard, where you can see the statue of Alexander the Great and the statue of Ptolemy the first.
The car will then take you to St. Mark's Church, the oldest church in Africa. During the trip, you will see the old city center and the local historical architecture featuring Baroque design and Italian and French houses. Then you will visit the El Nabi Daniel Mosque.
Then the car will take you to the most beautiful and largest mosque in the city, the Abbo Elabbas Mosque, as well as the most unusual sight outside of it: the old fair, where children play on old attractions and eat the sweet thread.
The opposite is the bay and the old harbor, where you can see old fishing boats, men fishing, and traditional fishermen making nets.
The car will then take you to Montazah Garden. A beautiful coastline and all city views are on the way to Montazah Palace and gardens.
Once at Montazah Gardens, commonly known as the Garden of Love, you will visit the royal gardens of King Farouk. On the way back, you will stop over the famous Stanley Bridge and then comfortably return to your hotel in Cairo.
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- Entry tickets
- All transfers by air-conditioned vehicle
- Expert guide
- All service charges and taxes
- Any additional services not mentioned in the itinerary
What to bring
- Comfortable shoes
- Summer hat