Tour Highlights: City Museum – Roman Amphitheater – The Catacomb – Montazah Park
Duration: 6 – 8 Hours
Tour Type: Private / Sharing – Upon Request
Lying north to The Nile Delta, Alexandria, which is considered the largest port in Egypt and one of the major summer resorts at the Mediterranean Sea.
Alexandria founded by Alexander the great 332 B.C, It consider the shining pearl of the Mediterranean, that immortalize Alexander name .
Alexandria flourished beyond all expectations to a prominent cultural and economic metropolis , that known as capital of ptolemies and setting of thrilling Dram involving Cleopatra , Julius Caesar , Mark Anthony and Octavios .
Your day will began after your breakfast at your hotel , you will find your guide waiting you to pick you to your vehicle .
You will visit the catacombs of Kom El Shoqafa , which is three level funerary complex dating from the second century A.D .
Enjoy a stop photo in front of Qait Bay fort, built on the original site of Pharos Lighthouse, which considered one of the seven wonders of ancient world.
Another stop photo in front of Abu Al Abbas Mosque, one of Alexandria Islamic landmarks .
Next visit will be at National Museum, housing underwater photographs and statues from ongoing operations to salvage artifacts from sunken palace of Cleopatra .
Continue to the Roman Amphitheater , located in Kom El Dekka , which has 12 marble terraces forming semicircle , considered the only one from its kind in Egypt .
Now enjoy a drive across Alexandria beachfront till you get to Montazah Palace gardens , considered the summer palace of king farouk , the last king of Egypt , which considered as a paradise for photographers .
On your way back to the hotel a stop photo will be made in front of the impressive Library of Alexandria , known as Alexandria Bibliotheca , followed by a visit to the Papyrus institute , where you will see how ancient Egyptian used to make paper from the Papyrus Plant , then back to your ship .
Going inside catacomb of Kom El Shoqafa is through spiral staircase with approximately 100 wide steps , due to catacomb musty and humid conditions , visitors suffering from asthma or claustrophobia not recommended to go inside .
Enter to the national museum through 15 marble stairs.
Camera and video not allowed in the National museum and catacomb of Kom El Shoqafa .
Tour sequence may altered, but all mentioned sights will be covered .
Valid till 31 December 2014
Children 0 – 5.99 years Free of Charge, 6 – 12 years will charge 50 % from Adult rate
Entrance fees to the mentioned sightseeing.
Met & Assist from & to your hotel at Alexandria.
All transfers by air condition vehicle.
Private Egyptologist tour guide (all languages).
Visit of the papyrus institute if available .
Entrance to private rooms or areas inside any temple or Museum.
Tips to guide & driver.
Any Souvenir from any purchasing stop.
Entry Visa to Egypt which had to be handle from your side.
International Air tickets from & to Egypt.
Lunch at Sea view restaurant in Alexandria(10 USD per person,Any Extra Drinks or Beverage not included ) .