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Explore Alexandria's rich history, tracing its origins back to ancient Egypt... Full-Day Guided Tour of Historical Sights from Alexandria
The gathering begins at 9.30 a.m. next to Qitbay fortress in Alexandria's eastern harbor and ends at 10 a.m. We conduct a comprehensive tour of old Alexandria attractions such as the Alexandria Library and Qitbay Castle.
The citadel of Alexandria is located at the westernmost point on the Alexandria beach, a site that was very important to the architect of this beautiful Islamic monument since it guarded the city against the dangers of the crusaders in the 15th century and subsequently.
The Citadel of Qitbay in Alexandria was erected over the ruins of an old lighthouse established by Ptolemy II in the third century AD. The lighthouse was destroyed by the Egyptian earthquake of 1303 under the reign of the Mamluk monarch, Sultan Qalaun. As a result, we lost sight of the lighthouse, which was one of the seven wonders of the world.
The Great Library of Alexandria was created in the third century BC, shortly after Alexander the Great established the city as Egypt's new capital. It is regarded as one of the most significant achievements in the legacy of ancient Alexandria, as the library and the Mouseion, the wider institution of learning of which the library was a part, are credited with retaining the majority of the ancient world's knowledge.
It is unknown when the Great Library and the Mouseion were destroyed, although the period is thought to be around the start of the Roman Era in Egypt (31 BC). Nobody knows how much old information was destroyed in the library fire.
The current complex is attempting to recreate the intellectual light that once shone from Alexandria. The library itself has a massive and visually magnificent main reading room, as well as capacity for almost 9 million volumes to be stored, but the complex also includes numerous smaller specialty libraries, a conference center, art galleries for both permanent and temporary exhibitions, and a planetarium.
swimming, snorkeling, diving, and fishing near Qitbay Castle
We make a pit break near Qitbay Castle to go swimming, snorkeling, diving, and fishing.
Inspired by its breathtaking natural surroundings, including clear blue seas beckoning exploration and a wonderful white sandy beach welcoming relaxation. This is a fantastic vacation that will alter your perception of a beautiful day on the Red Sea and provide you with wonderful experiences that will last a lifetime! Enjoy a day of swimming, snorkeling, relaxing, and sunbathing in one of the most gorgeous regions of the Red Sea.
Then we take another trip at sundown to enjoy the sunset beauty while resting and taking photos before returning to the dock. During the trip, we serve breakfast and a main course of your choosing from sea food or grills.
Beautiful parties can be arranged onboard.
Do you like the sea and meeting new people? You're in luck since we offer the best boat parties to surprise your guests and create memorable memories. Come aboard a sailboat for a one-of-a-kind boat party experience. Join other travellers on their trip, laugh, dance, and meet new people.
Onboard our boat for a boat party cruise, you may dance the night away with your friends - a top-rated party experience in Alexandria, Egypt! As the sun sets, take in the spectacular sights while listening to onboard music and dancing to the latest hits. Private DJ parties, birthday parties, and sunset cruises are all possible on this boat.Read Less
· Life jacket, Lifebouy, and tour leader are all included.
· Please keep in mind that we do not supply snorkeling equipment. Snorkeling and fishing equipment costs $35 per person.
· Don't forget to bring your passport or national identification.(It is required)
· It is best not to eat an hour before your journey.
· The port entrance/breakfast/lunch/soft drink we give all day is $30 per person.
· Concerning birthday decorations It costs $50 to rent the entire boat.
This listing is listed for following charter options.
With Captain and Crew both
Based on the choice of charter option set for this listing and your choice to avail these options under the process of booking this charter, an extra fee may be applicable, for eg; for availing Crew service.
No-show will result in reservation considered as forfeited.
Days not spent on account of early check-out is marked as forfeited.
Refunds under any cancellation terms & conditions excludes the KaterBlue service fee.
Exact directions to the departure location will be provided after a confirmed booking.