Enjoy a private guided full-day tour of Alexandria from Cairo in an air-conditioned car or van. Your drive to Alexandria requires approximately 3 hours depending on traffic. You will visit many of Egypt's premier sites including Al-Montazah Palace Gardens, Pompey's Pillar, and The Greco-Roman Theater. Stop for lunch with fish, chicken or vegetarian options. After lunch visit The Citadel of Qaitbay before enjoying free time to scour local markets. Your tour concludes with return transport to Cairo.
Your private guide will pick you up at 7am from your hotel or downtown Cairo in an air-conditioned car or van to begin your full-day tour of Alexandria. During your 3-hour drive to Alexandria you will stop at Wadi El-Natroun to visit one of the fascinating Monasteries. Proceeding to Alexandria you will visit Al-Montazah Palace Gardens with a stop near the palace to view the small harbor used for the royal yacht.
Then drive near the seashore to downtown Alexandria while enjoying a panoramic view. You will pass the Alexandria Library with a stop for photos before visiting Pompey's Pillar, a Roman triumphal column and the largest of its type constructed outside the imperial capitals of Rome and Constantinople. Continue on to The Greco-Roman Theater before a stop for lunch including fish, chicken or vegetarian options.
After lunch visit the The Citadel of Qaitbay and the Unknown Soldier Memorial. Before your tour concludes you will have about 1-hour of free time to walk through the local markets. You will be returned to Cairo at approximately 8pm.