Alexandria City Highlights

Depart from the pier for a drive through the colorful streets of Alexandria viewing beautiful architecture and experiencing the charming aura and nostalgia of yesteryear. Discover the highlights of Alexandria; the statue of Mohamed Ali, the monument to the Unknown Soldier, the Mosque of Abu El Abbas, and stop for a picture of Qait Bey Fort, built on the site of the ancient Pharos of Alexandria.

Continue to visit the eerie and intriguing Catacombs of Shukafa an extensive three level funerary complex dating from the 2nd century A.D. and the National Museum, where treated and restored objects from the sunken palace of Cleopatra are on display. Enjoy a scenic drive to Montaza Gardens to view the summer residence palace of the former King of Egypt, Farouk. Driving along the cornice will give you the panoramic views of Alexandria from the water's edge.


Special Notes:
Comfortable walking shoes and a sun hat recommended.

Access to the catacombs is through a spiral descent around an open central well with wide stairs. Musty and humid and could be uncomfortable for people suffering from asthma or have breathing problems

No fees for the use of cameras and videos at all sites visited.

The sequence of visits may vary, depending on the prevailing traffic conditions in Alexandria however all features and inclusions will remain unchanged.


Tour Timings:

Tours begin at times suitable for the ship's arrival in port. The breakdown of the excursions is as follows:
00hr00 -> Depart from Alexandria Port
00hr00 -> 00hr15 Drive from Alexandria port to Qait Bey fort
00hr15 -> 00hr45 Photo Stop at the fort & Abu El Abbas Mosque
00hr45 -> 01hr00 Drive time from Mosque to Catacombs
01hr00 -> 01hr45 Visit Catacombs of Kom El Shukafa
01hr45 -> 02hr00 Drive time from Catacombs to Museum
02hr00 -> 03hr00 Visit National Museum
03hr00 -> 03hr30 Drive time from Museum to Montaza Gardens
03hr30 -> 04hr15 Visit Montaza Palace Gardens
04hr15 -> 05hr00 Drive time from Montaza to Alexandria port with a photo stop at Alexandria library


Tour Details

Tour Name:
Alexandria City Highlights

Sightseeing Shore Tours
Family Shore Excursions

Tour ID:

Approximately 5hr00

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