Tour Highlights: Catacombs of Kom el shugai, Bibliotheca Alexandria, Montaza Gardens
Duration: 1 Day Trip
Type: Private or sharing Tour – Upon Request
Pick up: Alexandria Port
Drop Off: Alexandria port or any other Egyptian port
Upon arrival you will find your tour guide waiting for you in the port with a sign of your name to Start your tour, As soon as you come out from Alexandria port , you will see the Bronze statue of Mohamed Ali, founder of modern Egypt , later after few minutes you will notify the elegant marble edifice known as the Unknown soldier , with its guards of honor at attention on both sides .
First stop will be at Catacombs of Kom El Shoqafa, consists of three level funerary complex related to the 2nd Century A.D .
After, enjoy 2 stop photos, first in front of Qait Bay Fort , built on original site of pharaohs lighthouse , considered one of seven wonders of the world , second stop photo in front of Mosque of Abu El Abbas , considered one of Alexandria Islamic landmarks .
Next, proceeding to Alexandria big library known as Bibliotheca Alexandria, considered one of the most unusual architectural masterpieces of the twenty first century . A library guide will take you through Alexandria Crown Jewel .
Last stop will be at Montazah Garden the royal palace of the last king of Egypt , King Farouk ,after ,enjoy a unique drive through Alexandria Beach front till you return to the ship .
Before arrival to the ship a stop will be done at Papyrus institute, to show you procedures that ancient Egyptians used to make the paper from the Papyrus plant .
– Pick up and drop off in front of the cruise exit door
– All transfers by a private air-conditioned vehicle
– Private Egyptologist guide speaking your language
– Entrance fees for the all the included sites in itinerary
– Mineral water on board the vehicle during the tour-
– Egypt Visa
– Tipping Kitty
– Any extras not mentioned
Entering the catacomb of Kom El Shoqafa through spiral staircase with about 100 wide steps
Due to the nature of the catacomb as musty and humid , it is not recommended to go inside for whom suffering from asthma or claustrophobia .
Tour order may alter, but all sights will be covered