Alexandria tour from Port Said to visit sightseeing of Alexandria as the great Library of Alexandria, Catacombs of Kom El Shokafa, Pompey's Pillar, Montazah and more. Tour is private with vehicle only for you and your personal Egyptologist guide. Lunch meal will be in restaurant during your tour.
Starting From $120 | Trip duration : 14 hours Trip type : Private Guided Tour | Trip runs : Everyday
Our Alexandria sightseeing tour will start with pick up service from your ship terminal in Port Said by Egypt Fun Tours representative who will be holding a sign reflects your name, then form Port Said by air-conditioned vehicle you will be driven to Alexandria, which was a center of Hellenism and also home to the largest Jewish community in the world. In Alexandria you will be accompanied by your Egyptologist private guide and start your tour by visiting the Catacombs of Kom El-Shoqafa found in 1900, dated from the second century A.D. and unique for their plan and for their decoration which is a mixture of Egyptian and Greco-Roman elements. The catacombs are three floors in depth and have numerous chambers cut out along passage ways. Proceed Alexandria sightseeing tour to visit the well-preserved Roman Theatre brought to light after 30 years of excavation work underneath a Muslim cemetery. It encompasses galleries, patches of mosaic flooring and marble seats for up to 800 spectators, only amphitheatre in Egypt that was built by the Romans; and 25-meter-high granite Pompey's Pillar was constructed in honor of the Emperor Diocletian in AD 297 and rising from the ruins of the ancient and famous Serapeion. Continue tour in Alexandria to Fort Qait Bey built in the fifteenth century on the site, and used some of the stones from the ruins, of the famous Pharos of Alexandria, which was built in 279 BC to a height of 125 meters and topped with a statue of Poseidon and destroyed by an earthquake some hundred years previously. Lunch will be served during Alexandria tour in local restaurant in Alexandria, with followed visiting the Library of Alexandria - one of the great cultural centers of the late ancient world and contained thousands of scrolls of Greek, Hebrew and Mesopotamian literature and art and artifacts of ancient Egypt. Continue Alexandria sightseeing tour to visit El-Montazah palace finished in a fantastic Turkish-Florentine style by Muhammad Ali in the 19th century and park area covered with palm trees and gazelles. Free time in Alexandria, and then transfer back to your ship terminal in Port Said.