Also termed as the pearl of the Mediterranean, Alexandria gives tourists a sight into its Greek past, mosques, casinos, gardens as well as a beautiful corniche around the coast. Alexandria holidays are as blissful as they are serene providing ultimate comfort in the very many hotels and resorts it has. The second largest city in Egypt after Cairo, Alexandria boasts of a number of historic sights a...
Also termed as the pearl of the Mediterranean, Alexandria gives tourists a sight into its Greek past, mosques, casinos, gardens as well as a beautiful corniche around the coast. Alexandria holidays are as blissful as they are serene providing ultimate comfort in the very many hotels and resorts it has. The second largest city in Egypt after Cairo, Alexandria boasts of a number of historic sights and activities that are more in tune with the north rather than its Middle Eastern roots. Best known for the lighthouse of Alexandria, the great library and the necropolis, this ancient city is as exotic as it is beautiful.
Q.What is the best Time to Visit Alexandria?
The best time to schedule your holiday in Alexandria would be in the spring season which ranges from the months of March to June as well as the autumn season which ranges from September to November. These months avoid the summer which is the busiest time as people escape the neighbouring capital for some heat relief.
Q.What is the Ideal Duration for Alexandria Trip?
Despite the loss of its ancient heritage being replaced by today’s modern concrete buildings which is the need of the hour, Alexandria as a lot to offer to an anticipating tourist. You will need about three nights four days minimum for an Alexandria trip to experience it in all its grandeur.
Q.How much does it cost to Holiday in Alexandria?
It is relatively inexpensive as compared to many major cities of the world when it comes to taking a trip to Alexandria. Ideally as little as Rs. 2500 per day is more than enough to experience an informative and indulgent holiday in the city. Depending on the duration and budget, this can be altered accordingly.
Q.What are the Top Attractions in Alexandria?
The impressive Alexandria attractions include the Citadel of Quaitbay, lighthouse of Alexandria, bibliotheca Alexandrina, Pompey’s pillar, ancient Roman amphitheatre, Alexandria’s national museum, Stanley bridge, Royal jewellery museum and the picturesque corniche. Home to some spectacular attractions, Alexandria will not disappoint an avid traveller.
Q.What are the top items in Alexandria Cuisine?
Egyptian cuisine is as delicious as it is exotic. For an experimental foodie, there are some tongue tantalizing dishes one can indulge in. Some of the must try dishes are molokhia, shawarma, falafel, mahshi, macaroni béchamel, koshari, ful medammes, fisikh and many more. The street food in Alexandria is also a must try.
Q.What is the best way to get around in Alexandria?
Several Alexandria tour packages include internal commute from one site to another. However, for the independent traveller, there are local buses, and both private and public taxi services that can be availed at a cheap price. One can also rent a chauffeur driven car service to reduce the headache of navigating themselves.
Q.What is the best way to reach Alexandria?
If traveling from Cairo, the most convenient, fastest and inexpensive way to get to Alexandria is via the train which takes no longer than 2.5 to 3 hours. The city has two intercity train stations to make different arrivals convenient. For the international traveller, there is an international airport called Borg El Arab which is located 40 kmts southwest of the city.
Q.Is Alexandria safe for women and Kids ?
Alexandria is as safe for women and children as any other city in the world. Several women only Alexandria holiday packages are tailored daily with successful results and good reviews. As anywhere, basic safety should be practiced and you will be more than happy with your Alexandria excursions.
Q.How to get a visa to Alexandria?
An Egyptian visa is quite simple to procure and only requires a filled application form along with the required documents and a photograph. Quite inexpensive as well, the visa will cost around Rs. 1900 and won’t take longer than 2-3 days to process. Once procured, one can head to do the numerous things to do in Alexandria.
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