Full-day visit to Alexandria
Excursions & day trips

Full-day visit to Alexandria

Free cancellation
Language: English , Italian , French , Spanish , German , Russian , Arabic
Availability: Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 10 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Visit the Montazah Summer Palace, the summer home of the Egyptian Royal Family
  • See a small naval museum devoted to Nelson's defeat of Napoleon's fleet
  • Learn more at Catacomb of Komel-Shokafa
  • Choose between a private or shared tour according to your needs
What to expect

Visit the Montazah Summer Palace, walk around, and enjoy the Montazah gardens, which was the summer home of the Egyptian Royal family. Lunch is going to be at a popular seafood district en route to your next destination. Following lunch you will visit the fort and Citadel of Qaitbay, which is one of the seven wonders of the ancient world. Nearby is a small naval museum, which was mostly devoted to Nelson's defeat of Napoleon's fleet right off the coast of Alexandria on August 1-2, 1798. Next is a visit to Bombay's Pillar which was built in 297 AD for the Roman Emperor Diocletian. The Pillar itself is a 9 meters / 29 feet in circumference. Finally, the day ends with a visit to the Catacomb of Komel-Shokafa. These tombs were tunneled into the bedrock in the age of the Antonine emperors (2nd century AD) for a single wealthy family still practicing the ancient religion. These tombs represent the last existing major construction for the sake of the old Egyptian religion.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
  • Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
  • All gear/equipment is sanitized between use
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks
  • Temperature screening is compulsory for all visitors
  • What's included
    • Entrance fees
    • Guide
    • The Citadel of Qaitbay
    • The Bombay's Pillar
    • The Aquarium
    What's not included
    • Meals
    Reduced price
    • Child (2-11 years)
    • Infant below 2 years free
    Where

    Pick-up from your hotels in Cairo.

    Meeting point:
    During booking, you will be asked to provide your pick-up address. Please confirm the pick-up place and time directly with the local operator whose contact information can be found in the voucher after booking.
    What to remember
    • It is not permitted to bring professional cameras
    • Please confirm the pick-up place and time directly with our local partner. You can find their contact information in the voucher after booking
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    When
    • Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday
    • Pick-up between 7.00 - 7.30am
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    Provider
    Travco Group for Tourism
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 1 day before the experience begins.

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