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2 Days tour From Alexandria Port / Depart from Port Said PDF Print E-mail




Cairo & Alexandria

 



Day/ 01 Alexandria Port/ Alexandria/ Alexandria Port

Upon arrival at Alexandria Port by Ship, you will meet with our tour manager, who will assist you through your immigration and customs formalities. Then he will transfer you to Alexandria City. Upon arrival at Alexandria you will meet with your qualified Egyptologist tour guide to start your tour visiting the Citadel of Qaitbey fort, this 15th century fort at the tip of the eastern harbor, is the site where one of the ancient seven wonders once stood : The Pharaohs Light House. Continue your tour to the Catacombs of Kom El- Shokafa, which is one of Alexandria’s most memorable monuments. These tombs are remarkable for their unusual mixture of art styles, sculpture, and reliefs which are images of Egyptian Gods. These catacombs date back to the 2nd century AD during the Roman era. Visit Pompey’s Pillar made of Aswan rose granite erected in 297 A.D. for the Roman Emperor Diocletian and thought to be one of the 400 columns that once formed the portico of Alexandria’s famous library the Pillar is the tallest ancient monument in Alexandria. Continuing the Roman theme, the next site your guide will show you is the Roman Amphitheater, built in the 1st century A.D. uncovered in the late 1950, possibly the best preserved Roman site in Egypt. The site also includes the remains of a Roman street and homes. At the end of the tour you will be visiting your tour with a visit to the newly opened Library of Alexandria built in the same spot the historical one was existing the library contains a beautiful museum with very special pieces from the ancient and modern history of Egypt. As part of the library, a new and very important antiquities museum has been created in order to highlight the history of Alexandria across the ages. It specifically highlights the cultural era of the Hellenistic world, providing exhibits related to knowledge and the arts the museum as ceremonially opened in January 2003. It now contains rare artifacts from the Pharaonic, Greek, Roman, Coptic and Islamic eras. These artifacts are displayed in chronological order, representing the evolution of writing, the birth of scholarship and librarianship, and the ancient arts with informative displays presenting mosaic, portraits, glassware, pottery, coins, textile and much more. Then meeting with your tour manager and driver to transfer you to Alexandria Port to board your ship and overnight on board.

Day/ 02 Alexandria Port/ Cairo/Port Said
Breakfast on board. You will meet with our tour manager, who will transfer you to Cairo. Upon arrival at Cairo you will meet with your qualified Egyptologist tour guide to tour the Pyramids of Giza, the Great Pyramid Cheops (Khufu’s), is the largest one of the three and one of the Seven Wonders of the ancient world, was built In the 4th dynasty about 2690 B.C. In front of the Pyramid of Chephren, there stand the Sphinx, which was discovered in 1912 carved from a single piece of stone. It is a lion with a portrait of a Pharaoh’s head thought to be a likeness of the Pharaoh Chephren. Enjoy your tour visiting one of the famous and unique museums in the World the Egyptian Museum, famous for its antiquities from Egypt’s Pharaonic period, which includes the fabulous treasures of King Tut-Ankh-Amon. Continue your tour to visit the medieval Citadel of Salah El Din, built in the 12th Century and contains many structures, the most impressive of which is the Alabaster Mosque of Mohamed Ali, it was designed in the early 19th Century by a Greek Architect from Turkey. The style is based on the Ottoman mosques of Istanbul. At the end of your tour visit Khan El Khalili Bazaar (the old market). Then meeting with your tour manager and driver to transfer you to Port Said to board your ship, where he will assist you through your check-in and immigration formalities for your departure.

 

 

Program INCLUDES :

  • 1 Full Day Tour in Alexandria
  • 1 Full Day Tour in Cairo
  • All transfers in Cairo, Alexandria and Port Said will be operated in a private Air Conditioned Van
  • All Tours will be operated privately I.E You will have your own private guide and Van (NO JOIN)
  • Guiding fee for an English speaking Egyptologist Tour guide All through
  • All entrance fees to all Sight seeing, as mentioned in our program
  • English speaking tour manager to meet and assist you for finalizing passport control and escorting you from/ to Port
  • All taxes and service charges

 

 

Program EXCLUDES :

  • International airfares
  • Visa entry fee
  • Departure tax (If there will be)
  • Gratuities to tour guide, tour escort, Egyptologist and drivers
  • Personal expenses not mentioned : mineral water, personal calls, laundry, etc ...
  • Any meals not mentioned
  • All Beverages
  • Any Optional Tours

 

 

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