Alexandria Half Day City Tours From Alexandria Port

Shore Trips Info
Alexandria Half Day City Tours From Alexandria Port
Trip duration
Approx. 06 Hours
Starting from
$90
  • Trip Port: Alexandria Port
  • Trip Type: Private Guided Tour
  • Trip Activity: Sightseeing Tour
  • Trip Schedule: Every Day

Stroll Alexandria of Egypt, the largest city on the Mediterranean coast and Egypt's largest seaport. It is an important Arab summer resort and rich with precious attractions like the castle of Quitebay, Catacombs, Pompey Pillar & Alexandria library.

Excursion Itinerary

Meet your guide at the port of Alexandria to enjoy this charming visit to Alexandria city from your cruise. It is the second major city in Egypt with Mediterranean atmosphere and known for its Roman remains.

Explore the Catacombs of Kom al-Shuqqafa; it is a historic archaeological underground tunnels lying Karmouz to the east of the city, it is belived to be one of the the middle ages wonders.

Proceed to Pompey Pillar; the biggest honorary column in Egypt, it is one of the most much visited attractions in Alexandria, it is a huge 28 M height column of red granite.

Stop for lunch in local SEA-FOOD restaurant then Move onto Alexandria Library; it was formally opened on 2002 at the spot of the ancient library that was one of the most considerable libraries of the ancient world.

The trip includes also a short phpto stop at Morsy Abul Abbas mosque, it is one of the known mosques in Egypt and arab World. Then transfer you back to Alexandria port.

Excursion Includes

  • Pick up from Alexandria Port & return
  • All transfers in private air-conditioned vehicles
  • Private English speaking tour Guide
  • Entrance fees to all mentioned sites
  • Bottled water on board vehicle & during tour
  • Lunch meal in local SEA FOOD restaurant
  • All Service charges & taxes.

Shore Tripping Tips

Travelers Safety Terms:

  • Stay assured that we monitor the departure time of the cruise to return in the suitable time.
  • Entry visa to Egypt is obtainable on board cruise by the Egyptian Immigration to all passenger.
  • Security is provided equally for all tourists arriving to Egypt through cruise line or local operator.


What to bring with me during this trip??

  • Sunglasses especially in summer times.
  • Light and colorful clothing for high temperature in Cairo and Egypt in general.
  • Light and comfortable shoes are highly recommended during your visits to pyramids and desert areas especially if you intend to go the experience inside the pyramid.
  • Women should wear light scarf over short and sleeves shirts in case you would visit any religius site.

Interesting Facts

  • Egypt Official name is the Arab republic of Egypt with recent population of about 90 millions.
  • Egypt spans across Africa & Asia. Bordered by Israel - Libya - Sudan - Mediterranean - Red Sea.
  • Mount Sinai is the highest mountain 2275 M high & the world longest Nile River ends in Egypt.
  • Egypt is a dry country as Sahara - Eastern Desert - Libyan Deserts represent most of the surface.
  • Arabic is the official language & Cairo is the capital city with the largest population of 20 million.
  • Egyptian Pound is the official currency. It is about 0.14 USD or 0.11 Euro and 0.08 British Pound.
  • Egyptians are linked to soccer as French are to wine. Al Ahly & Al Zamalek are top football teams.
  • Egypt is known for ancient civilization 3150 B.C & they made up lots of things we still use today.
  • Ancient Egyptians believed in about 2000 deities & their alphabet contained over 700 hieroglyphs!
  • Bread & beer were of top products of ancient Egypt. Christian cross is the Egyptian symbol "Ankh".
  • Ancient Egyptians believed in afterlife and the pyramids were built as tombs for pharaohs & VIPs.
  • Egypt is home of Giza Pyramid the lasting Ancient World Wonder & other 130 pyramids are there.
  • Alexandria is Egypt second largest city and it is often called "The Pearl of the Mediterranean".
  • Alexandria is only 225 Km from Cairo but its heritage is slightly different from the rest of Egypt.
  • The population of Alexandria is about 5 millions and enjoy mild winter and hot summers climate.
  • Alexandria was established 331 BC by Alexander the Great as the Graeco-Roman capital of Egypt.
  • Alexandria was known learning center & its lighthouse was one of the Wonders of ancient World.
  • Alexandria today become an Egyptian commercial and maritime important center for the country.
  • Alexandria has been historically referred in E M Forster - Cavafy writings and many other writers.

Excursion Cost

2-3 Persons 4-6 Persons 7-10 Persons
150 (USD) 130 (USD) 90 (USD)

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