Best Alexandria Excursions and Day Tours

Are you planning of spending a day trip in Alexandria and looking for the best excursion to buy? Check our Alexandria excursions and enjoy Alexandria day tours through discovering the history and beauty of Alexandria with one of our one day tours and excursions. Alexandria is one of the most beautiful cities in the Middle East. Discover the Roman and Greek ruins and tombs, as well as Qaitbey Citadel, built atop the foundations of Alexandria's legendary lighthouse, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Take a trip out of the city to see the memorials at El Alamein. We offer both private and group day tours in Alexandria guided by professional locals who will accompany you on a trip that you won’t forget.

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About 3 hours - 1 Country

Drive from Cairo to Birqash to visit the camel market in Cairo. You will enjoy a unique experience while seeing merchants buying and selling camels in inside the market watching the traders negotiating and making deals.

from $27
About 4 Hours - 1 Country

Discover Pyramid Tour In Egypt visiting Giza Pyramids! Your guide will take you to the 5000-year old Great Pyramids. Stand at the Pyramids, of Cheops, ChefrenMykerinus and guarded by the Great Sphinx

from $37
About 4 Hours - 1 Country

Enjoy highlights of Aswan in Aswan Day Tour. Our tours will take you to the High Dam that created Lake Nasser, as well as the Unfinished Obelisk to see how ancient Egyptians cut these huge stone pillars, and finally Philae Temple.

from $70
About 2 Hours - 1 Country

Have you ever wondered what life have been thousands of years ago? You will know about it through the creation of Philae Temple Sound and Light Show visuals and sound effects.

from $60
About 8 Hours - 1 Country

Enjoy Cairo City Tour Visiting: Ancient Egypt in the Egyptian Museum. Then visit Salah El Din Citadel and Mohamed Ali Mosque, Tour Old Cairo, the city that pre-dated Cairo with many historic churches and Roman sites.

from $89
About 8 Hours - 1 Country

Discover Giza Pyramids Tour Visiting the Pyramids and the Sphinx, then the older Step Pyramid at Sakkara. Witness the greatest of Ancient Egypt in Cairo all in one day.

from $95
About 3 Hours - 1 Country

Sooth your night with Cairo Nile Dinner Cruise and oriental dance show on board of Nile Maxim Cruising Restaurant, Admire the lights of Cairo while enjoying a dinner with a belly dancing and Egyptian folklore show.

from $65
About 2 Hours - 1 Country

Watch the Pyramids Sound and Light Show, illuminated at night with a stunning audio-visual display. Learn about the history of pharaohs, the story of the Sphinx, guardian of the Giza Necropolis for over 5000 years.

from $50
About 8 Hours - 1 Country

 Make the most of your Cairo Layover Tour, start by visiting Pyramids of Giza and the Egyptian Museum, then go shopping in one of the oldest markets in the Middle East, Khan El Khalili, while waiting for your flight

from $109
About 4 Hours - 1 Country

Enjoy a camel ride at Giza Pyramids for 2 hours during the sun rise or sun set. Mount a camel and ride it through the desert to the base of the Great Pyramid. There are horses if a camel seems a bit intimidating.

from $43
About 3 Hours - 1 Country

Discover Felucca Rides On The Nile In Cairo. These Egyptian sailboats have been used for millennia to move up & down the Nile, but they are also an ideal way for a relaxing night, making the most of stay.

from $35
About 16 Hours - 1 Country

Explore Cairo through escaping from the crowds and see an ancient site that is off the Tourists track. Drive to El Minya, south of Cairo along the Nile river, to see Tell Al Amarna, the capital city founded by Akhenaton.

 

from $105
About 6 Hours - 1 Country

Enjoy Alexandria Day Tour. See catacombs and Qaitbey Citadel, built on the site of the legendary Lighthouse. Visit the great Bibleotheca Alexandria and enjoy a fresh seafood lunch on the Mediterranean.

from $83
About 12 Hours - 1 Country

Enjoy Cairo To Alexandria Day Trip, Visiting rock-cut Roman catacombs, the ruins of a Roman temple complex, and Qaitbey Citadel. Visit the old Bibleotheca Alexandrina and enjoy fresh seafood by the Mediterranean

from $107
About 4 Hours - 1 Country

See the sites on the East Bank of the Nile. Visit the well-preserved temple complexes of Karnak and Luxor. Karnak is the largest temple complex in Egypt, dedicated to the God Amon, his wife, Mut, and their son Khonso. 

from $45
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Is Egypt considered a safe destination?
- Egypt has served as one of the best and safest tourist destinations for decades. Surrounded by warm Egyptian hospitality, courteous and kind-hearted locals you're gonna feel at home and as safe as you'll ever be. With some Sensible precautions and preparations, you will be able to explore Egypt tours and trips and enjoy Egypt's generally very safe cities with your mind at ease. Boasting a usually low crime rate visitors will be more than safe especially in areas frequently visited by tourists.
What are the health procedures Memphis Tours are taking during COVID-19?

To ensure the health and safety of our travelers, Memphis Tours has adapted to the new care measures established by WHO. We are taking all the necessary procedures and precautions when it comes to the health and safety of our travelers as your safety and well-being remain our top priority. We always aim to ensure that your trip is stress-free. With Memphis Tours, traveling and exploring Egypt with health and safety will be possible.

Why book with Memphis Tours Egypt?
Memphis tours being one of the leading figures and key players in tourism industry offers a wide array of benefits to its clientele. Ensuring that your journey with us is a once in a lifetime experience that will leave you longing for more. Here are a couple of reasons why Memphis Tours should be your default to-go travel companion... - Customer Feedback: With over 8000 reviews on Tripadvisor scoring at an average of 4.9 - Flexible itineraries - Competitive prices - Excellent customer service - Facilitated payment - Our River Nile Cruises: home to the fascinating river Nile cruises we assure you a unique and insightful experience.
Is there a special rate for private groups booking with Memphis Tours?
Yes, Memphis Tours Egypt does provide a discount for private trips booked with large groups. Some Egypt travel packages will include discount as well for repeated customers, loyalty program members and students.
How much will I have to pay as a deposit?
The fixed deposit amount is 25% of the tours total price Except for Egypt Christmas tours, new years and other peak seasons where the deposit goes up to 50%.
What types of tours are offered in Egypt?
With countless experiences to live and a lot of wonders to see in Egypt, there are more than one kind and one type of tour you can go on that suits your taste. 1. Classic Egypt Tours: Discover Egypt’s history and its most iconic attractions. From its Great Pyramids of Giza and Great Sphinx to majestic tombs and temple complex in Luxor and Aswan, combine a tour of Cairo with a cruise down the longest river in the world, the Nile River. Prices starting from $983.  2. Off the Beaten Track Tours: Take a unique track during your journey in Egypt. Discover ancient Egypt from a different perspective as you explore unique monuments telling different stories. Prices starting from $775. 3. Luxury Tours:  Our luxury packages will take you back to a bygone era of more comfortable travel. Kick back and experience all the charm and history that Egypt has to offer with the most exclusive service. Prices starting from $1929. 4. Christmas in Egypt Tours: Change the usual scene of snow and sitting by the fire and spend the holidays in the warmer weather of Egypt as you follow the steps of Pharaohs. Prices starting from $825 5. Small Group Tours: If you are looking for a more intimate travel away from the crowds, but still be able to meet and befriend some fellow travelers, then traveling with a small group is the perfect pick for you. This will give you a deeper connection to Egypt as you explore its hidden gems. Prices starting from $227.
Is there any surcharge on transactions completed using a debit or credit card?
Standing by our designation to make the payment process as smooth and effortless as possible we do not apply any surcharge on your transactions via Debit or Credit card.
How can I obtain my visa to visit Egypt?
Visitors and travellers to Egypt are required to carry a passport valid for at least six months from there arrival date. However, in an effort to revitalize tourism in Egypt the following nationalities can purchase a 1-month entry visa on arrival. The Nationalities that benefit from the aforementioned exception are Australia, Canda, Croatia, the European Union, Georgia, Japan, New Zealand, Norway, Macedonia, South Korea, Russia, Serbia, Ukraine, United Kingdom and The U.S.A. The Process for acquiring these entry visas is extremely simple and only takes a mere couple of minutes through any bank window before proceeding to customs.
What kind of transportation can be used to move in Egypt cities ?
From your very first step after landing in Cairo airport, there will be a wide range of comfortable and affordable means of transport under your beck and call. The Fastest and most abundant is the Taxi. It is preferred to avoid white taxis as they Rarely abide by a meter reading and might ask for an exaggerated fare. However, the GPs and meter utilizing Uber transportation service is a preferred alternative. Another popular and highly accessible option for moving around is the Subway/Metro. With the Streets occasionally getting congested with people and automobiles the metro has become one of the fastest means of transportation to move from point A to Point B in Egypt. It tends to get crowded in rush hour times but still stands as a fast and convenient means of transport.
Do Egyptians speak languages other than Arabic?
Have no fear Most Egyptians living in Cities have a basic command over the English language and some English words and phrases. However the same cannot be said for French, Italian, Spanish and finally German. Nevertheless, Professionals working in the tourism sector have easily adapted to visitors who don't speak Arabic. Satisfying the needs of most travellers with a combination of English and other lingual phrases.
Is it a common practice to give tips in Egypt?
Service charges are by default included in the bill when dining in a restaurant. However, these fees go to the restaurant and not the waiters. Knowing this it is advisable and courteous to directly tip the servers with an additional 10 %.
Do I have to learn Arabic in order to enjoy my visit to Egypt?
It's not a must but definitely advisable and beneficial to learn a couple of day to day basic Arabic words and phrases such as greetings amongst others. If you are planning to dive deeper and explore more than the Popular destinations and famous tourist attractions learning some phrases is surely a smart move.
What different types of hotels are there in hotels in Egypt? What about check-in time?
Accommodations for travelers in Egypt fall across a broad range—everything from world class luxury to simple hostel accommodations are available. The nicest hotels compare well with luxury hotels anywhere, Egyptian hotels have their own rating system that loosely classifies them on a 5-star scale. The check-in time in most hotels in Egypt is around midday, 12 or 1 PM.
Can I take pictures while visiting the monuments in Egypt?
Photography is allowed in most of the historical sites and museums in Egypt, but some of them have extra charges for taking in a camera. in some museums, like the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities, and some historical sites, like the Valley of the Kings in Luxor, photography is prohibited and visitors are asked to leave their cameras at the reception before entering.
Is there any special dress code to be followed during visiting a mosque in Egypt?
modest dress would be highly recommended and in some mosques, women will be asked to cover their hair and perhaps their arms and legs. Both women and men will be asked to remove their shoes before entering a mosque.
Are there any health issues that I should worry about in Egypt?
Some travelers might suffer sunburn or heat stroke from the heat and sun during the summer if they are not careful; however, taking the proper precautions and drinking bottled water can eliminate any health risks.
Can I bring a supply of cigarettes & alcohol while visiting Egypt?
It is always recommended for travelers who wish to have their own supply of cigarettes and alcohol with them in Egypt to purchase them upon arrival. There are duty free shops in the airports in Cairo, Luxor, Hurghada, El Gouna and Sharm El Sheikh. Tourists are allowed to purchase up to 3 liters of alcohol and up to 200 cigarettes on arrival.
What are the opening hours for shops and different stores in Egypt?
Most of the shops in Egypt open from around 10 AM and stay open until 10PM; however, many shops, cafes, and restaurants especially in major cities stay open much later and some facilities and shops are open 24 hours.
What are the opening hours for monuments in Egypt?
Most of the monuments, historical sites, and museums in Egypt open from 9 AM until 5 PM. Open-air historical sites, like the Pyramids of Giza, are open from 8 AM until sunset. Some museums have morning opening hours, from 9 AM to 4 PM evening opening hours, from 5 PM to 9 or 10 PM.During Ramadan, the holy month of the Islamic calendar, be aware that these hours will change significantly.
Is there any special advice for women travelers while visiting Egypt?
In less touristic places, relatively modest dress is recommended. Women should avoid very tight clothing, keep their shoulders and knees covered, and avoid very revealing necklines. Men should also avoid particularly revealing clothing. wearing shorts is not very common among Egyptians. Dressing with relative modesty is a way of respecting the local culture. The metro in Cairo has separate cars for women that might be more comfortable, especially during rush hours when the cars can be very full.
How much should I tip?
In a restaurant, it is good to give between 5 and 10% tip directly to the waiter. For a small favor, like carrying luggage or parking a car, a few Egyptian pounds would be appropriate. Not more than five. Often times in Egypt you will find someone tending to the bathroom to keep it clean. Giving them one Egyptian pound is an appropriate amount. Tipping your tour guide and vehicle driver is completely optional but should be considered if you're provided with great service. If you decide to tip feel free to give what you think your experience was worth.
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