Half Day Tour in Alexandria

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We will begin our half day tour in Alexandria by picking you up from your respective hotels at 9:00 am. Then we will move towards the Alexandria National Museum which was once a palace is now one of the finest museums in Egypt. Here, you will get ample knowledge regarding the historical values of Alexandria. You will get an opportunity to visit the library of Alexandria, the world’s largest library known comprising of more than eight million books as of now.

Half Day Tour in AlexandriaInclusion

  • Pick up services from Alexandria Port & return (by the cruise exit door)
  • All transfers by a private air-conditioned vehicle
  • Private English Egyptologist guide
  • Entrance fees to all the mentioned sites
  • Mineral water on board the vehicle during the tour
  • All Service charges & taxes

Half Day Tour in Alexandria Exclusion

  • Any extra

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Itinerary Visit Guide

  • Day 1 Alexandria Tour

    We will begin our half day tour in Alexandria by picking you up from your respective hotels at 9:00 am. Then we will move towards the Alexandria National Museum which was once a palace is now one of the finest museums in Egypt. Here, you will get ample knowledge regarding the historical values of Alexandria. You will get an opportunity to visit the library of Alexandria, the world’s largest library known comprising of more than eight million books as of now.

    Next stop of our half day tour will be at the St. Mark Church, the oldest church throughout Africa. It is the seat of the Pope of Alexandria who is the head of the Coptic Orthodox Church. Also, there is interesting history associated with the church that you will find out during the tour. Then we will head towards the El Nabi Daniel Mosque that contains the remnants of the intellectual and respected teacher Prophet Daniel and his confidant Sidi Lokman el Hakim.

    After having lunch we will drive to the Abbo Elabbas Mosque, one of the most significant mosques in Alexandria. Then our tour will head towards the Castle of Kaitbey built on the same site as that of the ancient Lighthouse of Alexandria. Enjoy viewing the lavish interior of the castle and then get on to the roof of the castle to view the picturesque sight of the entire city.

    The next stop of this half day tour of Alexandria will be the Montaza Gardens and the Palaces where you will get a chance to view the royal palaces of Haramlek and Salamlek as well as have a walk along the well-known Montaza Bridge and visit the Tea Palace Island to see the splendid beaches of the queens.

    During the return we will stop by the Bridge of Stanley, the modern landmark of modern Alexandria built by Alexander the Great. With this our half day tour in Alexandria comes to an end. If you have any other specific tour ideas you can share it with us prior to the tour so that we can include it in our itinerary.We will begin our half day tour in Alexandria by picking you up from your respective hotels at 9:00 am. Then we will move towards the Alexandria National Museum which was once a palace is now one of the finest museums in Egypt. Here, you will get ample knowledge regarding the historical values of Alexandria. You will get an opportunity to visit the library of Alexandria, the world’s largest library known comprising of more than eight million books as of now.

    Next stop of our half day tour will be at the St. Mark Church, the oldest church throughout Africa. It is the seat of the Pope of Alexandria who is the head of the Coptic Orthodox Church. Also, there is interesting history associated with the church that you will find out during the tour. Then we will head towards the El Nabi Daniel Mosque that contains the remnants of the intellectual and respected teacher Prophet Daniel and his confidant Sidi Lokman el Hakim.

    After having lunch we will drive to the Abbo Elabbas Mosque, one of the most significant mosques in Alexandria. Then our tour will head towards the Castle of Kaitbey built on the same site as that of the ancient Lighthouse of Alexandria. Enjoy viewing the lavish interior of the castle and then get on to the roof of the castle to view the picturesque sight of the entire city.

    The next stop of this half day tour of Alexandria will be the Montaza Gardens and the Palaces where you will get a chance to view the royal palaces of Haramlek and Salamlek as well as have a walk along the well-known Montaza Bridge and visit the Tea Palace Island to see the splendid beaches of the queens.

    During the return we will stop by the Bridge of Stanley, the modern landmark of modern Alexandria built by Alexander the Great. With this our half day tour in Alexandria comes to an end. If you have any other specific tour ideas you can share it with us prior to the tour so that we can include it in our itinerary.

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