Alexandria Shore Excursions

When your cruise arrives at Alexandria Port, don’t miss the chance to explore the beauty of Egypt, get delighted with our Alexandria Shore Excursions, as Alexandria is the second biggest city in Egypt after Cairo. Alexandria is known by its fabulous coastline that contains charming sandy beaches; therefore you will entertain your soul and mind visiting a lot of monuments that shed light on the Roman, Greek and Ancient Egyptian civilizations.


Tours from Alexandria Port allows you to explore the most famous sightseeing in Alexandria. You will enjoy visiting Cata Comb, Qaitbai Citadel, Alexandria Library, and Al Alamein War Cemetery. 

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Alexandria Shore Excursions

Discover Qaitbay Citadel and Cata Comb which is a necropolis of 3 sub-levels dating from the 2nd century AD, while Qaitbai Citadel is considered the main sightseeing in Alexandria, it was a strongest fortress, built in the 1480 A.D by the Sultan Al Ashraf Qaitbay on the ruins of the amazing Lighthouse of Alexandria which was considered to be one of the famous Seven Wonders in the ancient world. This citadel is located at the entrance of the eastern part of the Pharaos Island, there was also a beautiful mosque inside it, and the Qaitbay Citadel was also being used until the Mameluke and Ottoman periods.


Explore Alexandria Library which was the biggest library in the ancient world, constructed during 3rd century B.C by Ptolemy I, who was the son of the Great Alexander and dedicated it to the goddesses of Arts who were called Muses.

Experience Tours to World War II Cemeteries in El Alamein from Alexandria Port with Excursions from Alexandria Port and enjoy a fancy trip to Al Alamein which contains the graves of men who died at all stages of the Western Desert campaigns, but especially those who died in the Battle of El Alamein at the end of October 1942 and in the period immediately before that. The cemetery now contains 7,240 Commonwealth burials of the Second World War, of which 815 are unidentified. There are also 102 war graves of other nationalities.


Visit the historical Cairo which is considered one of the greatest cities in the world with its magnificent landmarks, with our Alexandria Shore Excursions you will be able to visit the most famous Pyramids in the entire world; the Giza Pyramids besides visiting the Egyptian Museum and Sakkara Pyramid.


The largest pyramid is known as Cheops or Khufu, it is the largest Pyramid in the whole world with 146.5 meters high, it was constructed by approximately two million blocks of slopes and limestone.


The Chephren Pyramid, is the second pyramid in size, it was built for Khafre, the son of Cheops and the third pharaoh of the 4th Dynasty around 2540 BC.


Mycreinus Pyramid is the smallest pyramid of the Giza Pyramids, as its height is approximately 66 meter.


Besides visiting the Giza Pyramids you will be able to visit Sphinx, which is a massive statue that has the shape of lion in its body and a head of a Pharaonic man. You can also explore the Valley Temple.


Discover The Egyptian Museum which is the main museum in the city that contains huge amount of monuments for over than 5000 years of arts.

Tours from Alexandria  gives you the chance to explore Sakkara Pyramid with Sakkara and Giza Pyramids Tour from Alexandria Port, it is considered one of the oldest structures all over the world that dates back to 2700 B.C, moreover Sakkara Pyramid is a part of a fabulous mortuary complex constructed during rule of the King Djoser in the third century, built by the famous architect Imhotep.


You can also experience Overnight Cairo Tours from Port Said Port and in addition to the Pyramids you will be able to explore the Old Cairo, where you can visit the Citadel of Salah El Din and walk through the amazing Khan El Khalili Bazaar.


Below you will find amazing itinerary of Alexandria Shore Excursions.

Cairo and Alexandria Tours from Alexandria Port

Itinerary


Day 01: Cairo Tours, Giza Pyramids, The Egyptian Museum


Flying Carpet Tours Guide will Pick you up from Alexandria port (by the cruise exit gate), then he will escort you by air-conditioned van to a ravishing tour to Pyramids of Giza, feast your eyes by visiting Pyramids of Cheops, Chephren and Mykerinus, then your guide will take you to panoramic view of the pyramids, memorable photos available to the three pyramids together, next move to the Sphinx, scout the valley temple, relax by having lunch at local restaurant, after Lunch your tour guide will escort you to the Egyptian Museum which contains amazing treasures of King Tut Ankh Amun, Mummy Room with an extra fees, have free time for shopping to buy souvenirs to Friends and Family, finally transfer to your hotel in Cairo, night at leisure, or choose from variety of optional tours, Either to try Dinner Cruise on the Nile River with Folklore show, Belly Dancer, surprises are waiting for you, or try optional to the sound & light show at the pyramids, overnight in Cairo.


Day 02: Cairo to Alexandria, Cata Comb, Qaitbai Citadel, Alexandria Library


Taste the flavor of your breakfast at hotel, then Flying Carpet Tours guide will escort you to an amazing Excursion to Alexandria, drive by air-conditioned van to Alexandria, the awesome city, feast your eyes by visiting Cata Comb of Kom El-Shokafa which is a necropolis of 3 sub-levels dating from the 2nd century AD, next excursion to Citadel of Qaitbai, which was a defensive fortress, that was built upon the ruins of the ancient Alexandria lighthouse, which by the 14th century had fallen into ruins due to repeated damage by earthquakes, proceed to the Library of Alexandria, which is a striking piece of modern design that stands in contrast to the ancient architecture in Egypt. It was dedicated to the Muses, the inspirational goddesses of literature, science, and the arts in Greek mythology. It was flourished during the Ptolemaic dynasty and was a major center of scholarship in the 3rd century B.C ., relax by having lunch at local restaurant, finally Flying Carpet Tours Guide will escort you back to Alexandria Port to catch your Cruise Ship. 

Including

  • Pick up and drop off to Alexandria Port 
  • Air-conditioned van Alexandria port / Cairo / Alexandria Port
  • 01 Night accommodation in Cairo with Breakfast and all taxes
  • Excursion to the sites mentioned at the above program in Cairo and Alexandria
  • Entrance fees to the above mentioned sites
  • English speaking guide at the sites mentioned above 
  • Two Lunches at local restaurants in Cairo and Alexandria 
  • 02 Bottle of Mineral Water during Cairo Excursions 
  • All transfers in Cairo and ALexandria by air-conditioned Van
  • All service charges and all taxes


Excluding

  • Visa to Egypt 
  • Optional tours not mentioned at the above itinerary
  • Tipping


Notes:

  • Prices are quoted per person in U.S. American dollars
  • Extra fees will be applied to enter inside any of the Pyramids
  • Extra fees will be applied to enter the Mummy room at the Egyptian Museum

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