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Alexandria City Sightseeing Tour and Shore Excursion From Alexandria Port


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Take a fascinating tour to Alexandria from Port in the company of your own Egyptologist guide. The second largest city in Egypt, Alexandria has an atmosphere that is more Mediterranean than Middle Eastern and is famous for its Roman remains. With your own  Egyptologist guide to lead the way. Your first stop in this historic city is the catacombs of Kom al-Shuqqafa, a Roman burial site whose family tomb reveals the merging of Egyptian and Roman art and architecture. Descend below ground to visit the tomb and Caracals Hall. Back above ground, continue to Pompey’s Pillar, an 82-foot (25-meter) granite column built to honor Emperor Diocletian, who freed the besieged city and brought food to its starving people. Continuing the Roman theme, the next site your guide will show you is the Roman amphitheater, possibly the best preserved Roman site in Egypt. The site also includes the remains of a Roman street and homes. After lunch (additional cost) you will visit the famous Alexandria Library. In contrast to the ancient architecture found throughout Egypt, the Norwegian-designed building is a striking piece of modern design. A copy of every book published in the world is kept in the library, making it one of the great literary sites in the world. The library also houses several exhibitions relating to the history of Egypt and a display of rare antique books . Walking and relaxing tour around the Montazah Palace and its Green Gardens. Finally, you will be transferred back to your cruise in Alexandria Port.

Inclusions

• Pick up services from Alexandria Port & return

 

• All transfers by a private air-conditioned vehicles

 

• Academic Egyptologist guide

 

• Entrance fees to all the mentioned sites

 

• Mineral water on board the vehicle during the tour

 

• All Service charges & taxes

Exclusions

• Any extras not mentioned in the program

Additional Information

• We assure you that we will always be aware of the departure time of the cruise, and make sure you return in a suitable time. As a Guarantee, if you missed your cruise because of something related to us, we shall be responsible for your accommodation, flight or transfer to the following port

 

• Custom programs are available upon your request 

 

• Egyptian entry visa obtainable on-board the cruise before your pick up, that is operating by the Egyptian Immigration to all passenger of the cruise.

 

• Security is provided for all the tourists that arrive to Egypt NOT provided by the cruise line or us, it is provided by the Egyptian government.  Thus There will be a guard on the bus and police/army vehicles in front and behind and it is all up to the authorities organization.

 

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  • Posted On April 18, 2012
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