Alexandria Day Tour From Cairo


Embark on a captivating Cairo to Alexandria Day Trip, meticulously designed to immerse you in the historical and cultural wonders connecting these two iconic Egyptian cities. From the grandeur of the Library of Alexandria to the enchanting Montaza Gardens, this tour promises a seamless blend of ancient marvels and contemporary charm. Explore the vibrant markets, discover hidden treasures, and relish the Mediterranean allure on this day-long adventure.


  1. Library of Alexandria: Delve into the world’s largest library, boasting 8 million books, and witness statues of Alexander the Great and Ptolemy the first.
  2. Roman Amphitheater: Explore the sunken monuments of Alexandria, offering a fascinating glimpse into its ancient history.
  3. Church of St. Mark: Visit Africa’s oldest church, followed by a stroll through Alexandria’s old downtown with its traditional markets and unique architecture.
  4. Quaitbay Castle: Marvel at the exterior of this majestic castle, built on the site of the ancient Lighthouse of Alexandria.
  5. Montaza Gardens: Experience the Love Garden, stroll through the royal gardens of King Farouk, and admire the historic palaces and beaches of the queens.


  1. Expert Guidance: Benefit from an expert tour guide providing in-depth insights into each historical site.
  2. Flexible Itinerary: Enjoy the flexibility to customize your tour with optional stops and upgrades.
  3. Comfortable Travel: Upgrade to a luxury van for a more comfortable travel experience with features like ample legroom and air conditioning.
  4. Photography Services: Enhance your memories with the option to hire a professional photographer to capture your journey.
  5. Cultural Immersion: Immerse yourself in the rich culture of Alexandria, from traditional markets to iconic landmarks.


Indulge in the splendors of a captivating journey from Cairo to Alexandria with our meticulously crafted Alexandria Day Tour. As we pick you up from your hotel in Cairo, prepare to immerse yourself in a day-long exploration of historical marvels, cultural gems, and the picturesque landscapes that connect these two iconic cities.

Commence your adventure with a visit to the Library of Alexandria, the largest library globally, housing an impressive collection of 8 million books. Marvel at the statues of Alexander the Great and Ptolemy the first in the open court, each with its fascinating story, while our guide provides insights into the library’s architectural brilliance. Capture the essence of this historic site with photo stops before continuing your journey.

Note that the Alexandria Library is closed on Fridays and public holidays, and a ticket is required for entry into the reading area. Next on the itinerary is the Roman Amphitheater of Alexandria, where the sunken monuments discovered under the East harbor are on display, offering a glimpse into the city’s ancient past.

Embark on a cultural exploration with a visit to the Church of St. Mark, Africa’s oldest church, followed by a stroll through Alexandria’s old downtown. Here, traditional markets abound, offering a sensory delight with an array of goods, including authentic Egyptian sweets. The architectural charm of the area, featuring baroque and Italian-French designs, adds to the immersive experience.

Consider an optional lunch stop at a modern fish restaurant or the renowned Mohamed Ahmed’s, a traditional Alexandrian culinary institution frequented by royalty and celebrities. Take a break at a quality coffee shop or a traditional shisha cafe if you wish, and continue your tour through Mansheya’s oldest market area, exploring narrow streets, the gold market, and the traditional women’s markets.

Pass by the impressive Abbo Elabbas Mosque, a prominent city landmark, and witness the whimsical sight of an old funfair nearby. Capture the essence of Alexandria’s old harbor, complete with fishing boats and traditional fishermen, as you head towards the exterior of Quaitbay Castle, a majestic fortress with a fascinating history.

The journey continues to the scenic Montaza Gardens, known as the Love Garden, where you’ll explore the royal gardens of King Farouk and the historic palaces of Haramlek and Salamlek. Take a leisurely walk along the iconic Montaza bridge, visit the Tea Palace island, and admire the royal beaches of the queens.

En route back to Cairo, witness the modern landmark of Stanley Bridge and travel comfortably to your hotel. Should you wish to enhance your itinerary, our flexible options allow for personalized additions at cost price.

Please note that comfortable, closed shoes are recommended for this tour. Our Alexandria Day Trip from Cairo includes an expert tour guide, entrance fees, and all service charges and taxes.

For an even more comfortable travel experience, consider upgrading to a luxury van with added features such as ample legroom, air conditioning, and refreshments. Lunch can be added at a sea-view restaurant for an additional $15 per person, with reservations made in advance.

Capture your memories with a professional photographer accompanying you at an extra cost of $50 per day. Tour prices are quoted in USD, with the flexibility to pay in Euro or British pounds. All transfers by air-conditioned vehicle and any extras not mentioned in the itinerary are excluded from the tour.

Tour Prices:

Single2- 3 Persons4- 6 Persons7- 10 Persons
Prices120 $75 $70 $65 $

Tips and Advice for Travelers:

  1. Footwear: Wear comfortable, closed shoes for the day-long exploration.
  2. Library Visit: Note that the Alexandria Library is closed on Fridays and public holidays, and a ticket is required to enter the reading area.
  3. Optional Lunch: Consider adding an optional lunch at a sea-view restaurant or a traditional Alexandrian food place for a more immersive experience.
  4. Upgrade Options: Explore the upgrade options, such as a luxury van or the services of a professional photographer, to enhance your journey.
  5. Local Markets: Take time to explore the traditional markets in Alexandria for unique souvenirs and treats.


Q: Is the Alexandria Library open every day? A: The Alexandria Library is closed on Fridays and public holidays. Please plan your visit accordingly.

Q: Can I customize the tour itinerary? A: Yes, the itinerary is flexible, allowing for optional stops and personalized additions based on your interests.

Q: Are entrance fees included in the tour price? A: Yes, the tour includes entrance fees, an expert guide, and all service charges and taxes.

Q: How can I upgrade to a luxury van for a more comfortable journey? A: You can request an upgrade to a luxury van at an additional cost for a more spacious and comfortable travel experience.

Q: Is lunch included in the tour, and can I add it later? A: Lunch is not included in the standard tour. However, you can add lunch at a sea-view restaurant at an extra cost. Reservations should be made in advance.