Egypt Shore Excursions
/ Seven Seas Voyager At Alexandria 15 Oct 2020-Alexandria Day Tour from Alexandria Port
The Coastal city of Alexandria is the second-most populated city in Egypt after Cairo. As the capital of Egypt for one thousand years in the past, Alexandria has its distinguished character among Egyptian cities. It is well- known for its long Greek and Roman history and blend of many cultures.
Spending a day tour in Alexandria is the best way to know the taste and atmosphere of this Mediterranean city in Egypt .You will find out how different it is from other cities like Cairo, Luxor or Aswan. Alexandria was named after its founder Alexander the Great of Macedonia in 332 B.C.
During the Greek era, the city was the center of culture in the region; it had the biggest library in the world and it had one of the wonders of the world, the Lighthouse of Alexandria and much more.
The day tour to the city includes visits to the major attractions there such as the Catacombs, the Fort of Qaitbay, and the modern library of the city.
Upon meeting your tour guide at the exit door of your cruise ship at Alexandria port, discover the impressive mixture between Egyptian art, architecture and burial traditions with the Roman ones through your visit to the Catacombs of Kom El Shoqafa. A 1900 years old Roman subterranean tomb where cremated and mummified bodies were preserved. Following this and on the way to your next stop, you will drive by the tallest granite pillar in the city known as the Pompey Pillar. Enjoy the best view over the city and the sea from the Fort of Qaitbay, a 15th fort built on top the original location of the Great Lighthouse that was gone. The fort was meant to protect the Eastern harbor of the city.
Moving to the modern library, you will spend some time touring that huge and modern library that was built as a revival of the ancient one. During the day tour, you will have free time to consider the seafood and cafe culture that the city is famous for long time ago.
In all the sites, you visit, your tour guide will provide with all the information and history of each place. The tour can be easily customized by adding more sites.
You will have lunch during the day tour and at the end, you will go back to the cruise ship.
Price quotes are in US dollars per person per trip and are valid until April 30th, 2020. Please inquire for pricing over Christmas, New Year’s, and Easter holidays.
Reservations should be made as early as possible to book the desired holiday. Space on a given tour will be secured upon receipt a deposit of 25% of the full price. This payment will be 50% during the Christmas and New Year holidays and on packages including airfare. This deposit counts as part of your final payment. Deposits can be made by bank wire transfer or sent via Western Union or paid using a credit card (Visa or MasterCard). Payment should be received within 7 days of booking.
Up to 2 years: FREE
Age from 2 and below 6 years: 25% of adult price
Age from 6 up to 11 years: 50% of adult price
Ages 12 and up: adult price.
Children policy is applied to children who share rooms with their parents (Maximum 1 Child sharing parent's room).
If your tour includes airfare, additional charges for your children may apply.
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