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Half Day Alexandria City Tour



Trip itinerary

We will pick you up from the exit door of your cruise ship in Alexandria port with private modern van and your own Egyptologist guide to wander the catacombs of Kom Al Shuqqafa, it is Roman burial place dedicated to a Roman family then turned into public tomb, it uncovers the merging of Egyptian and Roman art.

Proceed to Pompey Pillar, 25 meter granite column established to honor the Emperor Diocletian who released the blockade city and brought food to its hungry people. Get your lunch in local SEA FOOD restaurant then move onto Alexandria Library, it contains mimic of approximate every book published in the world the matter makes it one of the biggest literary spots in the world.

Stop at the famed Morsy Abul Abbas mosque, it is one of the most known mosques in Egypt and Arab World. End the tour and drive back to Alexandria Port.

Trip includes

  • Pick up from Alexandria Port & return
  • All transport by private air conditioned vehicles
  • Private Egyptologist Guide
  • Entry fees to mentioned sites
  • Bottled water & soft drinks
  • Lunch meal in local restaurant
  • All Service charges and taxes

Itinerary highlights

  • Alexandria City

    Located in Northern Egypt overlooking the shores of the Mediterranean, Alexandria is around 230 kilometers to the North of Cairo and simply the first and most ancient city at the beginning of the Northern Coast in Egypt.

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  • Kom El Shoqafa

    Alexandria's catacombs, known as Kom al-Shoqafa, are a short distance southwest of the pillar; consist of a multi-level labyrinth, reached via a large spiral staircase. The Catacombs (meaning underground tunnels) is considered one of the Seven Wonders of the middle Ages.

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  • Qaitbay Citadel

    The Castle of Qaitbay is also known as the Quaitbay Citadel and is very impressive in both its size and design as a defensive stronghold. The Citadel of Qaitbay ‎ is a 15th century defensive fortress located on the Mediterranean Sea coast. It is an impressive defensive stronghold.

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  • Pompey Pillar

    The so-called "Pompey Pillar" is the biggest memorial column in Egypt. Whilst called “Pompey’s Pillar”, this 25 meter tall structure, completed in 292 AD, was actually dedicated to the Emperor Diocletian. It is made of red granite, quarried and transported from Aswan in Upper Egypt.

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Booking Terms

  • To get Half Day Alexandria City Tour booked and confirmed
    • Fill and submit the form and expect soon reply with your quote.
    • We speak Italian - German - Spanish - French - Chinese - Russian.
    • All tours are operated privately unless mentioned in itinerary.
    • Price always excludes personal expenses & optional activities.
    • Prices are fixed in USD but you can pay with any other currency.
    • Prices are per person per trip including all items in tour offer.
    • Price does NOT include Entry visas to any of served destinations.
    • Price does NOT include fees of any special archaeological sites.
    • Our prices are updated always to give you the best possible price.
    • Prices would NOT be changed once you have tour booked & confirmed.
    • Children under 6 years old are free of charge in all similar tours.
    • Children between 6 and 11.99 years would pay half price of adults.
    • Children will be charged in case your tour includes any airfare.
    • 25 % down payment is required to get your tours booking confirmed.
    • Full payment should be settled upon tour pick up or upon arrival.
    • You can pay by any debit or credit card via our secured system.
    • Printable Payment voucher & confirmation would be emailed to you.
    • You will get our contacts list (operators & 24/7 customer care).
    • We never apply cancellation fees in all ‘force majeure’ cases.
    • Cancellation fees are applied in personal & business conditions.
    • International airline tickets if added are your own responsibility.
    • Ask our agents about group discounts and cancellation penalties.
    • We recommend you to buy good travel insurance as we do Not offer.

Before You Book

  • Things to know before you Book Half Day Alexandria City Tour
  • Egypt is always safe country to visit with notable low crime rates
  • Tourist attractions are well secured and far from any unrest points
  • There is no negative attitude towards foreigners been ever reported
  • No special concern for women traveling alone to Egypt touristy sites
  • Modest dress is recommended in less tourist sites for men & women
  • Egyptians speak & understand English as they study it in school
  • Most monuments & Museums in Egypt open between 8 Am to 5 Pm
  • Shops and stores in Egypt are usually opened from 10 Am to 10 Pm
  • Non Muslims can easily visit all religious historical sites in Egypt
  • Taking pictures for people & streets is fine after people permission
  • Taking pictures for official type or army structures is not permitted
  • Egypt has big hotel variety; Check in by midday & check out 2 pm
  • There in no health concerns or vaccinations required to visit Egypt
  • The Pound is the official currency & money exchange is widely available
  • Credit cards are largely used in Egypt major cities & tourist spots
  • Stay away from the public buses in big cities like Cairo & Alexandria
  • Taxi and limousine service are fine every where but price is negotiable
  • Trains are going to all big cities in Egypt except Sinai & Red Sea
  • Tipping is an appreciated habitual attitude but is Not obligatory

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