Unveiling Egypt’s National Heritage: Journey to Alexandria from Cairo

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Embark on a fascinating expedition from Cairo to Alexandria, immersing yourself in the rich cultural and historical heritage of this coastal city. This thoughtfully curated tour takes you through iconic landmarks, from the modern Bibliotheca Alexandrina to the ancient Catacombs of Kom Elshokafa, offering a seamless blend of past and present. With an expert guide, comfortable transportation, and a delightful seafood lunch, this National Alexandrian Heritage Trip promises an enriching experience for all.


  1. Bibliotheca Alexandrina:
    • Explore the modern symbol of Alexandria’s intellectual legacy at the Bibliotheca Alexandrina.
  2. Alexandria National Museum:
    • Dive into Alexandria’s history at the Alexandria National Museum, housing treasures from different eras.
  3. Catacombs of Kom Elshokafa:
    • Descend into the ancient Catacombs, an intricate Roman burial site with captivating rock-cut levels.
  4. Seafood Lunch:
    • Indulge in a sumptuous seafood lunch at a local restaurant, savoring the flavors of Alexandria.
  5. Qaitbay Citadel:
    • Witness the grandeur of Qaitbay Citadel, an imposing fortress overlooking the Mediterranean coastline.
  6. St. Markos Cathedral:
    • Visit the historic St. Markos Cathedral, a testament to Alexandria’s Coptic Christian heritage.
  7. El Morsy Abu Elabbas Mosque:
    • Experience the cultural significance of El Morsy Abu Elabbas Mosque, reflecting Alexandria’s Islamic heritage.


  • Expert Guidance:
    • Benefit from the insights of a professional English-speaking guide throughout the tour.
  • Comfortable Transportation:
    • Enjoy round-trip transportation from Cairo, ensuring a convenient and relaxing journey.
  • All-Inclusive Package:
    • Entrance fees to attractions, a delightful seafood lunch, and bottled water are all included, providing a hassle-free experience.


  1. Bibliotheca Alexandrina:
    • Embark on a cultural journey at the Bibliotheca Alexandrina, a modern symbol of Alexandria’s intellectual heritage.
  2. Alexandria National Museum:
    • Explore the Alexandria National Museum, delving into the city’s rich history and cultural evolution.
  3. Catacombs of Kom Elshokafa:
    • Descend into the intriguing Catacombs of Kom Elshokafa, an ancient Roman burial site with fascinating rock-cut levels.
  4. Lunch at Seafood Restaurant:
    • Indulge in a delectable seafood lunch at a local restaurant, savoring the flavors of Alexandria.
  5. Front of Qaitbay:
    • Witness the majestic Qaitbay Citadel from the exterior, a fortress with a commanding presence on the Alexandria coastline.
  6. St. Markos Cathedral:
    • Visit St. Markos Cathedral, the historic church representing the Coptic Christian heritage of Alexandria.
  7. El Morsy Abu Elabbas:
    • Experience the cultural significance of El Morsy Abu Elabbas Mosque, capturing the essence of Alexandria’s Islamic heritage.


  • Round-trip transportation from Cairo.
  • Professional English-speaking guide.
  • Entrance fees to all attractions.
  • Lunch at Seafood Restaurant
  • Delectable lunch at a local seafood restaurant.
  • Bottled water to keep you refreshed during the tour.


  • Personal expenses and souvenir shopping.
  • Gratuities for the guide and driver.

Pricing Information:

  • Adults: $140 per person
  • Children (2-12 years): $100 per child
  • Infants (under 2 years): Free

Tips and Advice for Travelers:

  1. Comfortable Attire:
    • Wear comfortable clothing and footwear suitable for exploring both historical and modern sites.
  2. Camera Ready:
    • Bring your camera for capturing the beauty of each site, but be mindful of any photography restrictions.
  3. Reading Area Access:
    • If interested in the reading area at Bibliotheca Alexandrina, consider purchasing a separate ticket.


Q: Is the tour suitable for children?

  • A: Yes, the tour is family-friendly. Children aged 2-12 have a discounted rate, and infants under 2 years join for free.

Q: Are beverages included in the lunch?

  • A: Beverages are not included in the lunch at the seafood restaurant.

Q: What languages are available for tour guides?

  • A: The tour is conducted in English, and guides in other languages are subject to availability. In case of unavailability, an English-speaking guide will be provided with audio guides available in various languages.