Day Tour to Alexandria attractions

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1 Day

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Tour type

Private Sightseeing Tour

Day Tour to Alexandria attractions
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Tour Details

Booking a day tour to Alexandria attractions from Alexandria means you will have a perfect idea about the Greco-Roman era in Egypt during Egypt tours. You will explore with your guide the best Alexandria attractions such as the Catacomb of Kom El Shoqafa and the Pompey Pillar. Also, on your Egypt day tours, you will visit Fort Qaitbay the ruins of the ancient Alexandria lighthouse. Finally, you will visit Bibliotheca Alexandrina on a guided tour to see how big it is and how it has more than 8 million books. Golavita Travel arranges this Alexandria day tours with an expert tour guide and a new brand vehicle to guarantee that our clients will get the best of their time.


    • Round transfer with modern A/C vehicle
    • Entrance fee for all the sightseeing
    • Expert Egyptologist guide


    • Beverages during the tour
    • Tipping


    • Pickup & Drop Off: Your Hotel in Alexandria
    • Wheelchairessible

    Tour Highlights

    • Pompey's Pillar
    • The Catacomb of Kom El Shoqafa
    • Alexandria Library (Bibliotheca Alexandria)
    • The site of the lighthouse
    • Qaitbay Citadel from outside

    What to pack?

    • Hat, Sunglasses & Sun cream
    • Comfortable shoes and clothes

Tour itinerary

  • Day 1 Alexandria Top Sites

    At the agreed time, your guide will meet you at your hotel lobby to start your full day at some of the top Alexandria attractions.

    Pompey's Pillar

    Pompey Pillar is the largest monolithic column ever erected in Egypt. It is located in the old Serapeum of Alexandria, a temple dedicated to the god Serapis. The Column stands for about 27 meters and it is made of red granite from Aswan similar to Hatshepsut Obelisk in Karnak. It was a memorial column Set up in honor of the Roman emperor Diocletian between 298 - 302 AD. Originally, there was a huge statue of Diocletian on top of the column. Also, there are some artifacts in the area such as a basin used for purification, and a black statue of basalt that dates back to the reign of Hadrian, representing the God Serapis in the shape of a bull.

    The Catacomb of Kom El Shoqafa

    During Alexandria day trips you will explore the Catacomb of Kom El Shoqafa was considered one of the seven wonders of the Middle Ages and now is a very famous Alexandria attraction. It dates back to the second century AD and it was used as a family tomb. Overall, the Catacomb combines a mixture of Roman, Greek, and Egyptian cultures.

    Bibliotheca Alexandrina

    The old Alexandria Library was the most famous in Alexandria. But the Bibliotheca Alexandrina or the modern Alexandria Library was built in 2002. The Bibliotheca Alexandrina includes museums such as the Antiquities Museum, Science Museum, Children Museum, and Sadat Museum.

    Lunch: Enjoy your lunch at a local restaurant with a Sea view.

    Qaitbay Citadel | Fort Qaitbay

    Fort Qaitbay or the Qaitbay Citadel stands above the ruins of the ancient Alexandria lighthouse. In other words, on the eastern side of the northern tip of Pharos Island. The Citadel was built during the Reign of the Mameluke Sultan Al-Ashraf Sayf al-Din Qaitbay in the 15th century. Unfortunately, it was damaged by a series of earthquakes between 956 and 1323. At the end of your Alexandria day tours, we will transfer you back to your hotel in Alexandria.

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Frequently Asked Title

  • How Do You Spend A Day In Alexandria Egypt?

    You can enjoy the best attractions in Alexandria with Egypt tours, Alexandria day tours will let you explore the amazing sites and beaches of Alexandria like Mamoura Beach, Montaza Beach, and Sidi Bishr Beach.

  • What Is The Best Time To Take Alexandria Day Tours?

    You can enjoy a visit to Alexandria city with Egypt day tours at any time during the year but the best time to go to Alexandria is between June and October.

  • Is A Day Trip To Alexandria Worth It?

    Yes, Alexandria is worth a day trip, with Alexandria day tours you will enjoy the best day tours, if you have a good bit of time, it will be worthwhile, especially since you say you enjoy Roman ruins.

  • What Are The Must-See Sites During Alexandria Day Tours?

    In your Alexandria day trips, you will see and visit must-see sites like the Alexandria National Museum, Catacombs of Kom El-Shoqafa, Bibliotheca Alexandrina, and Royal Jewelry Museum, you can also explore Roman culture.


  • What Are The Best Tours In Alexandria Day Tours?

    Golavita Travel offers a lot of tours to enjoy during Alexandria day tours, you can go on a day tour to Alexandria attractions to discover the best sites in Alexandria, and you can also find a Rosetta trip from Alexandria. If you are searching to explore the oldest monasteries in Egypt, you should book a Wadi El Natrun trip from Alexandria.

  • What should I wear and bring on a day tour of Alexandria?

    Wear comfortable shoes as you will be doing a lot of walking during Alexandria day tours. Bring sunscreen, sunglasses, and a hat to protect yourself from the sun. Also, bring a camera to take photos of the top sights that you will visit with Golavita Travel Egypt.

  • How long do Alexandria day tours usually last?

    Most day tours last between 8-10 hours, allowing a lot of time to explore the city's highlights and try the food of Alexandria.

  • What are the highlights to see from Alexandria day tours?

    Enjoy the best sites from Alexandria day trips, you can go from Alexandria to Cairo to explore the top attractions like the Giza Pyramids, the Egyptian Museum, and Khan El Khalili. You can also explore the best beaches in Hurghada day tours and you will visit Giftun Island, Orange Bay, and Paradise Island from Alexandria tours.

  • Are meals included in Alexandria day tours?

    Most day tours in Alexandria do not include meals to let you try the amazing cuisine in Alexandria. Still, some may offer the option to add on a traditional Egyptian lunch at an additional cost.

  • Can I book an Alexandria day tour with a private guide?

    Yes, Golavita Travel can offer you private day tours in Alexandria with a personal guide. This option allows for a more personalized experience and the flexibility to customize the itinerary with Egypt tailor-made.

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