Join our Alexandria Sightseeing Tour from Alexandria port.Visit Egypt’s second largest city and location of many ancient monuments and structures such as Roman Theatre, Catacombs, Montazah Palace, Alexandria Library, Qaitbay Fortress and Pompey’s Pillar, Alexandria Port trips, Alexandria Port shore trips, Alexandria Port shore tours
Meet and greet service by your tour guide at Alexandria Port
All Transfers by our modern air-conditioned vehicles
Entrance fees to Alexandria sights as per itinerary
Egyptology expert tour guide during the tours
Service charges and taxes included
Optional extra tours
Alexandria..The second largest city in Egypt, Alexandria, known as “The Pearl of the Mediterranean sea”,Founded by Alexander the Great in 331 BC, Alexandria became the capital ofthe Graeco- roman era
its light house was one of the Seven Wonders of the World. and was The setting for the stormy relationship between queen Cleopatra and Mark Antony, Alexandria was also the center of learning in the ancient world.
In your trip…
We will pick you up from your ship after docking at Alexandria port by modern air-conditioned vehicle to start your full day tour to the attractions of Alexandria with your private Egyptology expert tour guide to visit:
Catacombs (Kom El shoqafa ) is considered one of the Seven Wonders of the middle Ages. The necropolis consists of a series of Alexandrian tombs, statues and archaeological objects of the Pharaohnic funeral cult with Hellenistic and early Imperial Roman influences, A circular staircase, which was often used to transport objects down the middle of it, leads down into the colored tombs that were tunneled into the bedrock during the age of the Antonine emperors (2nd century AD).
Pompey’s Pillar Tour
Pompey’s Pillar”, a Roman triumphal column, is one of the best-known ancient monuments still standing in Alexandria today. It is located on Alexandria’s ancient acropolis.
Qaitbay citadel and the old light house area:
The most important defensive strongholds in Alexandria is Qaitbay Citadel, established in 1477 AD by Sultan Sayf ad-Din Qa’it Bay. The Citadel is situated on the eastern side of the northern tip of Pharos Island at the mouth of the Eastern harbor. It was erected on the exact site of the famous Lighthouse of Alexandria.
Alexandria Library Tour
Alexandria Library, the largest and most significant great library of the ancient world. It flourished under the patronage of the Ptolemaic dynasty and functioned as a major center of scholarship from its construction in the 3rd century BC until the Roman conquest of Egypt in 30 BC, The first known library of its kind to gather a serious collection of books from beyond its country’s borders, the Library at Alexandria was charged with collecting all the world’s knowledge.
Montazah Palace Tour:
Royal gardens and palaces of king Farouk the last king of the Egyptian history , in east of central Alexandria facing the sea enjoy the view of the green trees and the beach of the Mediterranean Sea. it’s composed of many buildings of which Haramlec and salamlic was the most important built by King Fouad I in 1932, as a summer palace. It is in a mixture of Turkish and Florentine styles.
In the way you can see and take pictures in front of prettiest and biggest mosque in the city Abbo Elabbas Mosque Stanly bridge a modern landmark of the city and unknown soldier of Alexandria, then drive along the Cornish 30 km to see the whole city of Alexandria from sea side including the old harbor of Alexandria.
*Optional lunch in a restaurant
*Ask your guide about a diving trip to see the underwater monuments and palace if available that day. (optional)
Transfer to your ship in Alexandria port (end of Alexandria Tour)
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