Alexandria Sights Tour from Alexandria Port

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1 Day

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Private sightseeing tour

Alexandria Sights Tour from Alexandria Port
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Tour Details

Day tour to Alexandria sights from Alexandria Port is tailored to offer the best Alexandria attractions in one day with Egypt tours. The tour is a mix of the old and the new culture and the best of the Greco-Roman sights. Explore the biggest Roman tomb in Alexandria and learn about the difference between the mummification in ancient Egypt and the Roman era. Also, during Egypt shore excursions, you will visit the largest monolithic column in Egypt Pompey Pillar in the Serapeum area. Besides, the modern Bibliotheca Alexandrina and Alexandria Citadel dates back to the Mameluke era. Later on, you will end your Alexandria port trips at a spiritual place, the mosque of Abu Al-Abbas Al-Mursi to learn more about Islamic traditions. Golavita Travel offers this Alexandria attractions tour with a professional Egyptologist guide and new brand A/C vehicle and the best services to make your time memorable.


    • Round transfer with modern A/C vehicle
    • Entrance fee for all the sightseeing
    • Expert Egyptologist guide


    • Beverages during the tour
    • Tipping


    • Pickup & Drop Off: Alexandria Port
    • Wheelchair: Accessible

    Tour Highlights

    • Pompey’s Pillar
    • The Catacomb of Kom El Shoqafa
    • Alexandria Library (Bibliotheca Alexandria)
    • The site of the lighthouse
    • Qaitbay Citadel from outside
    • The Mosque of Abu al-Abbas al-Mursi

    What to pack?

    • Hat, Sunglasses & Sun cream
    • Comfortable shoes and clothes

Tour itinerary

  • Day 1 Alexandria Top Sites

    Your guide will meet you at Alexandria Port with your name on a sign to start your Alexandria day tours to some of the top Alexandria attractions.

    The Catacomb of Kom El Shoqafa

    Start your tour with the Catacomb of Kom El Shoqafa was considered one of the seven wonders of the Middle Ages and now it is a very famous Alexandria attraction. It dates back to the second century AD and it was used as a family tomb. Overall, the Catacomb combines a mixture of Roman, Greek, and Egyptian cultures.

    Pompey's Pillar

    Pompey Pillar is the largest monolithic column ever erected in Egypt. It is located in the old Serapeum of Alexandria, a temple dedicated to the god Serapis and it is one of the very famous attractions in Alexandria. The Column stands for about 27 meters and it is made of red granite from Aswan similar to Hatshepsut Obelisk in Karnak. Also, there are some artifacts in the area such as a basin used for purification, and the black statue of basalt that dates back to the reign of Hadrian, representing the God Serapis in the shape of a bull.

    Bibliotheca Alexandrina

    The ancient Alexandria Library was the most famous in the classical world and housed a vast collection of scrolls and manuscripts. But the Bibliotheca Alexandrina or the modern Alexandria Library was inaugurated in 2002 as a revival of the ancient Library. The Bibliotheca Alexandrina includes several museums such as the Antiquities Museum, Manuscript Museum, Science Museum, Children Museum, and Sadat Museum.

    Lunch: Enjoy your lunch at a local restaurant with a Sea view.

    Qaitbay Citadel

    Fort Qaitbay or the Qaitbay Citadel stands above the ruins of the ancient Alexandria lighthouse. In other words, on the eastern side of the northern tip of Pharos Island. The Citadel was built during the Reign of the Mameluke Sultan Al-Ashraf Sayf al-Din Qaitbay in the 15th century. Unfortunately, it was damaged by a series of earthquakes between 956 and 1323.

    Abu Al-Abbas Al-Mursi Mosque

    The Mosque of Abu al-Abbas al-Mursi is located in the Anfoushi neighborhood, near the Citadel of Qaitbay. Likewise Mohamed Ali Mosque in Cairo, this mosque is named after the Andalusian Sufi saint, Abu al-Abbas al-Mursi, whose tomb is located within the mosque. This unique Islamic architecture design and style inspired Sheikh Zayed Mosque in Abu Dhabi. At the end of your Alexandria day tours, we will transfer you back to Alexandria Port.

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  • What is the best time for Alexandria Shore Excursions?

    The best time to book Alexandria port trips with Egypt tours is summer (June to September) and autumn (October to November) when the weather is cooler.

  • What are the popular tours in Alexandria Port Trips?

    You will find a lot of tours that will suit your needs during Egypt shore excursions, if you want to discover Alexandria you can book our Alexandria sights tour from Alexandria Port, in this tour you will visit the Catacomb of Kom El Shoqafa, Alexandria Library, the lighthouse and more. Alexandria Port trips also provide tours to other cities besides Alexandria like Giza and Cairo tour from Alexandria Port to explore the top attractions in Cairo and Giza with Golavita Travel Egypt.

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    With Golavita Travel you will find many activities to enjoy during Alexandria port trips, you can go on our tours and you will do a lot of activities in any place you visit.

  • What are the top attractions to visit from Alexandria port trips?

    In Port trips from Alexandria, you will explore the best attractions in the Egyptian cities like the Giza Pyramids, Grand Egyptian Museum, Rosetta National Museum, and Greco-Roman Museum, you can also visit many churches like Monastery of the Romans, Monastery of St. Pshoi, St. Macarius Monastery, and Monastery of Syrians during the Wadi El Natrun Tour from Alexandria Port.

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