Alexandria Shore Excursions From Port Said

Shore Trips Info
Alexandria Shore Excursions From Port Said
Trip duration
Approx. 12 Hours
Starting from
  • Trip Port: Port Said
  • Trip Type: Private Guided Tour
  • Trip Activity: Sightseeing Tour
  • Trip Schedule: Every Day

Travel to Alexandria, the biggest Egyptian city lying on the Mediterranean coast, the largest sea port and an important Arab tourist summer resort. You will visit Quitebay citadel, Catacombs, Pompey Pillar & more of its landmarks from Port Said.

Excursion Itinerary

Arrival to Port Said and meet our guide by the cruise exit to take you to Alexandria. You will first stop in the Roman burial site in Kom al Shuqqafa, the Catacombs is revealing the integration between Egyptian & Roman art .

Continue to Pompey Pillar; the biggest commemorative column in Egypt and the tallest ancient monument remaining. 28 meters raised in honor of Diocletain at the very end of the 4th century.

Proceed to Alexandria Library that officially opened on October 2002 in the same spot of the ancient library which was one of the biggest and most remarkable libraries of the ancient world..

You have short photo stop at Morsy Abul Abbas, it is one of famous mosquesin Egypt and arab World. Then travel back to Port Said.

Excursion Includes

  • Pick up from Port Said & return
  • All transfers in private air-conditioned vehicles
  • Academic Egyptologist tour guide
  • Lunch meal in local SEA-FOOD restaurant
  • Entrance fees to the mentioned sites
  • Mineral water on board vehicle & during tour
  • 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 if you are visiting the pyramids or desert areas.

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.
  • Port Said is an Egyptian city located at the northeastern part of Egypt north of the Suez Canal.
  • Port Said covers an area of about 30 Km with estimated population of over 600 thousands people.
  • Port Said city has been established firstly in 1859 during the construction of the Suez Canal.
  • Port Said is an important Egyptian port for exporting cotton and rice with fueling station.
  • Port Said is thought to be the home to the first reinforced concrete Lighthouse in the world.
  • The modern city of Port Said is expanded to include six major districts and eight main squares.
  • Port Said city is served with small national airport - two ports - railways - ferries and buses.
  • Port Said is considered a well known summer resort for the Egyptians and Arab tourists.

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Excursion Cost

2-3 Persons 4-6 Persons 7-10 Persons
195 (USD) 145 (USD) 125 (USD)

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