Highlights

  • Tour at the Alexandria’s landmark of Bibliotheca Alexandrina
  • Visit the Islamic monument; the citadel of Qaitbay
  • Try an “Alexandrian” lunch at a quality restaurant
  • Repair to the new unearthed catacombs Kom El Shuqafa
  • Drop by the Roman memorial column of Pompey’s Pillar

Itinerary

  • Duration: 6 Hours
  • Location: Alexandria port
  • Starting Point: Alexandria Port
  • Ending Point: Alexandria Port
  • Tour Guide Languages: English - Deutsch - French

Port pick up
Welcome to the “Pearl of the Mediterranean”. Our air-conditioned bus will be waiting for you upon your ship’s arrival to do Full Day City Tour Alexandria Trip. Meet our representative and ascend your bus. Enjoy welcome drinks served to you on board and begin your breathtaking tour around the ancient city.

Bibliotheca Alexandrina
What first captures your eyes when you look at the library of Alexandria from far is that it looks like the sun desk and the Planetarium revolves around it. The closer your bus comes; you will make sure your eyes have not deceived you. The triangle of Bibliotheca Alexandrina is formed by the main building, the Planetarium and the conference center. This design is result of worldwide competition among 1400 researches. Enter the main building and stand at the triangle of Callimachus to have an overview of the biggest reading hall in the world. Walk through its passageways to see monumental statuettes and paintings hanging. The library presents you a free guided panorama tour to throw the light on history, techniques, museums, exhibits and main projects. Listen and record!

The Citadel of Qaitbay
Drive along the sea shore to mouth of the eastern harbor of Alex. Notice that the Peninsula leading to the citadel is a popular area with families and fishermen. The citadel, which stands in front of your very eyes, was erected on the exact site of the Lighthouse of Alexandria and even with the same stone. Our guide will take you on tour among the stony walls of the Mameluks monument. Look from the countless small windows to outside and take photos of what you will see.

Lunch time
Hungry? Let’s head to a local restaurant which is famous for its delicious well-cooked fish from the Alexandrian Cuisine. Rice and salads are side dishes. Savor the lunch while you are listening to a quiet music.

Port drop-off
This time we are serious. End of our trip and we are repairing now to the Port. Have a look outside the window of your bus before you leave the lovely city. Hope meeting you again. Bon voyage.

Optional

Extra-tickets museums in Bibliotheca Alexandrina
Boat in the Mediterranean

What's included

  • Pick up service from Alex port and return
  • All transfers in an air-conditioned bus
  • Professional English speaking tour guide
  • Soft drinks & bottled water during the drive
  • Entrance fees to all the attractions mentioned in the itinerary
  • Lunch at an excellent restaurant

What's excluded

  • Gratuities
  • Any other personal expenses
  • Drinks at the restaurant
  • Anything else not mentioned in the itinerary

Know before you go

  • What to bring? Comfortable shoes - Camera - Warm clothes in winter - Light clothes in summer - Sunglasses - scarf
  • Excursion days: every day
  • Pick up: 0:00
  • Easy cancellation: Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund.

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