Alexandria Tour Extension

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Alexandria Extension
Fully Escorted
3 days/ 2 nights

GUARANTEED TO OPERATE

This extension may be done as a pre-tour or post-tour program. The program may vary depending on whether you take it as a pre-tour or post-tour program. The extension will be designed to fit your existing tour program.

This is a post-tour SAMPLE program:

Day 01: Depart Cairo by air conditioned vehicle to Alexandria, the city Alexander the great built and Cleopatra made famous (about a 3.5 hour drive). Arriving enjoy the Hilton Alexandria Corniche Hotel right on the shore of the Mediterranean Sea. Time permitting visit the oldest church in Africa, the St. Marks Cathedral. Overnight Alexandria

Day 02: Buffet breakfast, Visit the Greco-Roman sites including the Catacombs (Anushi tombs), the Amphitheater, the Villa of the birds, Pompey's Pillar and the Royal Jewelry Museum (plus the Cathedral if you did not on your arrival day). Overnight Alexandria (B)

Day 03: Breakfast then continue your tour of Alexandria including time to enjoy the new Library and the Alexandria National Museum plus a visit to the Montazah gardens before returning to Cairo. (B)

TOUR INCLUDES: GUARANTEED TO OPERATE. All transfers by air-conditioned vehicle relating to the tour program starting with departure from Cairo. Baggage handling of no more than 1 piece of luggage per person however baggage and personal effects are at the owner's risk at all time during the tour (baggage handling does NOT include tips for bellmen, porters, etc.). Hotels (based on double occupancy). Meals as outlined by B for breakfast, L for lunch and D for dinner. Fees for visiting antiquity sites and museums. Services of an English speaking licensed Egyptologist. Service charges and taxes.
NOTE: During any of our small group tours people may join or leave at various times, however at no time would any group be larger than 8 travelers. We can provide private tours with an additional supplement. The cost depends on the tour chosen.

NOT included are: Items of a personal nature such as tips, entry visa (available at the airport on entry for USA citizens. Other nationalities should check with the nearest Egyptian consulate), phone calls, laundry, beverages, any items not specifically covered in the included items.

Laundry in Egypt

All hotels and the cruises have laundry/dry cleaning available.
Sample laundry prices IN EGYPTIAN POUNDS (LE) are:
Men:Shirts (collared, short or long sleeve): 9 to 17 LE
Trousers: 12 to 20 LE
Under shorts: 5 to 7 LE
T Shirts: 6 to 13 LE
Socks: 3 to 6 LE
Shorts: 7 to 13 LE

Ladies
Blouse: 10 to 17 LE
Panties: 5 to 8 LE
Bra: 5 to 8 LE
Slacks: 12 to 22 LE
Dress: 20 to 36 LE
T shirt: 6 to 13 LE
Shorts: 6 to 13 LE

Laundry in before 9AM is back at 6PM.
Laundry in after 9AM is back the following day.
Rush laundry is generally available at 50% more cost.
Dry cleaning is available with prices about the same as laundry.
Children's clothes are generally 50% of the adult cost.

Beverages

No drinks are included in tour prices. Some hotels and cruises give one bottle of water free daily others do not. As a general guide you could expect to pay:
Bottled water at hotels or on the cruise: $1 to $3 for a small bottle, $2.50-$5 for a large bottle.
NOTE: This is filtered water. If you order perrier it will cost more.
Coffee or Tea: 50 cents
Soft drinks (Coke, Pepsi, etc): $1 each
Alcoholic drinks:
Local beer: $3 per bottle
Imported beer: $5 to $8 per bottle
Wine: local $4 to $6 per glass. imported will be more $$.
Liquor: local $5 per cocktail + cost of mixer (soft drink, juice, etc), imported $8-$15 per cocktail + cost of mixer)
ICE: In the hotels and on the cruise the ice is prepared from filtered water.

Alexandria Extension Price
(as shown in example)
PP/Double PP/Single
  $ 625 $ 795
Holiday (Christmas, New Year, Easter) add $125 per person add $225

Tours must be booked at least 45 days prior to arrival.
Prices and itinerary subject to change without notice.

Single Price is for Single occupancy hotel rooms and cruise cabins based on a minimum of two travelers. Single travelers (one person on the tour) would have additional cost.


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Click a photo to enlarge. Hilton Alexandria Corniche Hotel
Alexandria
Roman Amphitheatre
Pompey's Pillar
St. Mark's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral
Alexandria Museum
Alexandria Library
Montazah Palace
Montazah Palace Gardens
Cairo at Night

 
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