Private Alexandria Day Tour from Cairo with Gourmet Lunch


Embark on an exclusive private day tour from Cairo to Alexandria, unraveling the historical tapestry of this captivating city. From ancient monuments to modern marvels, this meticulously crafted itinerary ensures a seamless blend of exploration and comfort, providing a unique glimpse into Alexandria’s rich cultural heritage.


  1. Pompey’s Pillar: Discover the grandeur of a monument dedicated to Roman Emperor Diocletian, dating back to 298-302 AD.
  2. Catacombs: Delve into the underground world of intricately carved burial chambers, offering a fascinating insight into ancient Alexandria.
  3. Local Cuisine: Enjoy a sumptuous lunch at a neighbourhood restaurant, savoring authentic flavours of Alexandria.
  4. Bibliotheca Alexandrina: Explore the modern architectural marvel dedicated to knowledge, culture, and history.
  5. Qaitbay Citadel: Visit a 14th-century fortress standing on the historic grounds of the ancient Pharos of Alexandria.


  • Private Experience: Enjoy a personalised tour with a dedicated Egyptologist guide for an intimate exploration.
  • Comfortable Transportation: Travel in a private air-conditioned car, ensuring a smooth and relaxed journey between sites.
  • All-Inclusive Package: Benefit from inclusive entry tickets, expert guidance, lunch, and bottled water onboard.

Itinerary: Commence your day with a prompt pick-up from your Cairo hotel, setting the stage for an enriching exploration of Alexandria. Begin by visiting Pompey’s Pillar, a monumental structure erected in honour of the Roman Emperor Diocletian between 298-302 AD. Following this, proceed to the Catacombs, an intricate underground network with burial chambers carved into the bedrock.

Indulge in a delectable lunch at a local restaurant in Alexandria before continuing your journey to two of the city’s iconic landmarks. First, explore the Bibliotheca Alexandrina, a modern-day marvel dedicated to knowledge and culture. Next, visit the Qaitbay Citadel, a 14th-century fortress erected on the historic grounds where the ancient Pharos of Alexandria (lighthouse) once stood.

Conclude your day with a comfortable car ride back to your Cairo hotel, ensuring a seamless and comfortable return.

Please note: If your visit falls on a Friday, the Alexandria Library will be closed. In lieu of this, you will have the opportunity to explore the Roman Theater as an alternative.


  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Private transportation in an air-conditioned car
  • Expert guidance from an Egyptologist
  • Entrance tickets to specified sites
  • Lunch at a local restaurant
  • Complimentary bottled water onboard for your convenience


  • Gratuities (recommended but not mandatory).
  • Personal expenses.
  • Any additional activities or services not mentioned in the itinerary.

Pricing Information:

  • Adult: $140 per person
  • Child (3-12 years old): $100 per child
  • Infants (0-2 years old): Free

Tips and Advice for Travelers:

  1. Comfortable Attire: Wear comfortable clothing and footwear for ease during site exploration.
  2. Camera Ready: Don’t forget your camera to capture the stunning architecture and landscapes.
  3. Currency: Carry some local currency for small purchases and tips.
  4. Weather Awareness: Check the weather forecast and pack accordingly, as temperatures may vary.
  5. Friday Closure: If your visit falls on a Friday, be aware that the Alexandria Library is closed; consider exploring the Roman Theater instead.

FAQs: Q: Is the tour suitable for all ages? A: Yes, the tour is designed to cater to a wide range of ages, offering a blend of historical exploration and cultural experiences.

Q: What language will the guide speak? A: Your Egyptologist guide will communicate in English, providing detailed insights into the historical significance of each site.

Q: Are there restroom facilities available during the tour? A: Restroom facilities are available at designated sites and restaurants along the itinerary.