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Alexandria Ancient Sites Tour From Alexandria Port

Alexandria Ancient Sites Tour From Alexandria Port

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Tour Itinerary
Our trip will start with pick up service from your cruise ship terminal in Alexandria port, where our REP will meet you with aboard reflecting your name, and then by A/C vehicle with your private Egyptologist guide drive to the city. Alexandria was a center of Hellenism and also home to the largest Jewish community in the world. You will start your tour by visiting the Catacomb 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 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 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 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 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 back to your cruise ship terminal in Alexandria port.

Tour Includes
-Pick up services by our travel REP from your ship in Alexandria port.
-All transfers by air-conditioned vehicles
-All sightseeing tours in Alexandria
-Enterance fees to the sights as per the itinerary
-Professional English speaking Egyptologist tour guide
-Lunch during the tour at local restaurant
-Drop off services from your ship terminal

Tour Excludes
-Optional tours
-Personal expenses

General Information
Pick up details:
Our REP will be waiting for you at your hotel lobby with a board reflecting your name
Pick up time at 05:00

Private groups:
We offer a private tours for families and groups from 10 persons and over with discounted rates

Payment plan:
25% down payment required to secure the booking and can be done online by Credit card, Visa and Master or bank transfer
75% balance will required in pick up from your hotel in the tour day and can be paid by credit cards or cash

Booking of your trip will be complete and confirmed by your tour designer as soon as we receive the 25% down payment

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