Unveiling Alexandria’s Ancient Lighthouse Alexandria Library


Embark on an immersive journey through Alexandria’s rich history and culture with our meticulously curated day tour. From ancient catacombs to modern libraries, experience the city’s diverse heritage as you explore iconic landmarks, religious sites, and scenic spots. This comprehensive itinerary promises an unforgettable exploration of Alexandria’s most captivating treasures.


  1. Catacombs of Kom El Shokafa
  2. Roman Amphitheater of Alexandria
  3. Pompey’s Pillar
  4. Library of Alexandria
  5. Church of St. Mark
  6. El Nabi Daniel Mosque
  7. Abbo Elabbas Mosque and Old Funfair
  8. Corniche and Old Harbor
  9. Quaitbay Castle
  10. Mamoura Beach Resort


  • Professional Guidance: Enjoy the expertise of a live tour guide providing insights throughout the journey.
  • Convenient Transportation: Experience the comfort of air-conditioned vehicle transfers for seamless travel.
  • Comprehensive Entrance: Access to key attractions with the option to include entrance fees, ensuring a complete experience.


  1. Catacombs of Kom El Shokafa:
    • Explore the largest Roman Cemetery, featuring three levels cut into rock.
  2. Roman Amphitheater of Alexandria:
    • Visit the Roman Amphitheater, showcasing sunken monuments discovered beneath the East Harbor.
  3. Pompey’s Pillar:
    • Drive by the iconic Pompey’s Pillar for a photo break.
  4. Library of Alexandria:
    • Explore the world’s largest library with 8 million books.
    • Visit the open court with statues of Alexander the Great and Ptolemy the first.
    • Explore the library’s manuscript museum, President Saddat Museum, and Impressions of Alexandria Museum.
  5. Church of St. Mark:
    • Visit the oldest church in Africa.
  6. El Nabi Daniel Mosque:
    • Explore the mosque believed to be linked to Alexander the Great’s tomb.
    • Containing the remains of the scholar Prophet Daniel and Sidi Lokman el Hakim.
  7. Abbo Elabbas Mosque and Old Funfair:
    • Visit the prettiest and largest mosque in the city.
    • Explore the old funfair with antique rides and candy floss.
  8. Corniche and Old Harbor:
    • Witness traditional fishing boats and fishermen in the old harbor.
    • Observe the local fishing scene and craftsmanship in making nets.
  9. Quaitbay Castle:
    • See the exterior of Quaitbay Castle, built on the site of the ancient Lighthouse of Alexandria.
  10. Mamoura Beach Resort:
    • Visit the beach resort located east of Montaza’s royal gardens.
    • Stroll along the corniche of Maamourah and appreciate the serene environment.


  • Hotel pickup and drop-off.
  • Transfer by air-conditioned vehicle.
  • Live tour guide for informative insights.


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

Pricing Information:

  • Adult: $119 per person
  • Child (3-12 years old): $89 per child
  • Infants (0-2 years old): Free

Tips and Advice for Travelers:

  1. Comfortable Attire: Wear comfortable clothing and shoes suitable for walking and exploration.
  2. Camera Ready: Bring a camera to capture the diverse landscapes and historical landmarks.
  3. Local Currency: Carry local currency for small purchases and tips.
  4. Weather Awareness: Check the weather forecast and pack accordingly for a comfortable day.
  5. Friday Closure: Be aware of potential closures, especially the Alexandria Library on Fridays; plan alternative visits accordingly.

FAQs: Q: Is the tour suitable for all ages? A: Yes, the tour caters to a wide range of ages with a blend of historical, cultural, and scenic attractions.

Q: What language will the guide speak? A: The live tour guide communicates in English, providing informative commentary throughout the tour.

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

Q: Is lunch included in the tour package? A: Lunch is not explicitly mentioned, but ample opportunities exist to explore local eateries during the day. Travelers are encouraged to check the specific tour details for inclusions.

Q: Can I take photographs at all the sites? A: Photography is generally allowed at most sites, but it’s advisable to confirm with the guide at each location to respect any restrictions.