Alexandria Day trip from Cairo

Enjoy visiting Alexandria in one day trip as you can see the rock-cut Roman catacombs, Pombai pillar , Qaitbey Citadel and the Bibleotheca of Alexandrina
where you can fell the mix of the Mediterranean atmosphere and the Egyptian life with a great Greco roman monuments

High lights

( Qaitbey Citadel – Pombai pillar – Bibleotheca of Alexandria – Catacomb – Alexandria )

Starting from $60.00

Pick up services from hotel in Cairo & return
Entrance fees to the mentioned historical place
Transfer by a private air-conditioned vehicle
Private English-speaking Egyptologist guide
Lunch during your tour
All taxes & service charge
Bottled water during your trip
Any extras not mentioned in the program

One day tour from Cairo to Alexandria

*Your tour guide will pick you up from your hotel in Cairo then start driving to Alexandria that takes around 3 hours to be there.

Pompey’s Pillar visit

*Upon arrival, we will visit Pompey’s Pillar 360 360 image . It was constructed in honor of Emperor Diocletian at the end of the 4th century, and it is the only thing which remains from the great Serapeum temple.

Catacomb visit

*Then drive to visit the Catacombs which are the largest Roman Cemetery consisting of three levels cut in the rock with stunning design and interesting mix between the pharaonic and the Greco-Roman art.

* Lunch will be served later at a nice sea view restaurant in Alexandria,

Citadel_of_Qaitbay visit

*Then proceed to see the Qaitbay Citadel which was built on the site of the ancient pharaohs (lighthouse) of Alexandria on the 14th century during Mamluks era as a defensive building for the north border of Egypt with amazing view over the sea 360 360 image

Bibliotheca of Alexandrina

*Later one more stop at Bibliotheca of Alexandrina which was built on 2002 on almost the same location of the old one as revival operation for the one that was burnt during the wars between Grecks and Romans in the first century.

*Finally, you will be transferred back to your hotel in Cairo.


How far is Alexandria from Cairo?

The distance between Cairo and Alexandria is 220 km so it takes around 2.5 hours driving.

How to get from Cairo to Alexandria?

There are several ways to go to Alexandria from Cairo as you can take a train or bus or taxi.

What are the main sites that could be visited in Alexandria?

Alexandria has great sites could be visited like Elmontazah parks , Catacomb , Pompey pillar, citadel of Qaitbay and the bibliotheca.

  • Type


  • Price

    * Private trip for 2 persons – ( 75 $ ) Per Person
    * Private trip for 1 person – ( 135 $ ) per person
    * Private trip for 4 persons – ( 60 $ ) per person
    * special discount for groups

  • Duration

    around 12 Hours

  • Run

    Every Day

  • Pick Up

    around 7:00 am

Starting from $60.00