Explore Alexandria

City in the Egypt

Alexandria, Egypt is The Pearl of the Mediterranean has an ambiance more in keeping with its neighbors to the north than with those in the Middle East.

Alexandria is a Site of Pharos lighthouse, one of the Wonders of the World, and of Anthony and Cleopatra’s tempestuous romance, the city was founded by Alexander the Great in 331 BCE. Today, Alexandria offers fascinating insights into its proud Greek past, as well as interesting mosques, the casino strip of the Corniche, some lovely gardens and both modern and traditional hotels. (Editor's note: Our list was compiled before political unrest prompted many countries to issue travel warnings for Egypt. If you're currently planning a trip to Egypt, please consider the risks and monitor your government's travel alerts.)

Shore Excursions

Day Tour to Cairo from Alexandria Port
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Day Tour to Cairo from Alexandria Port

Day Tour to Cairo from Alexandria Port Egypt - Alexandria

Leave your ship in Alexandria and escape for a day to Cairo to see the Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx. Also visit the famous Egyptian Museum, full of antiquities from all over Egypt. End the day shopping in Khan El Khalili before returning to your ship in Alexandria.

Overnight Trip To Cairo from Alexandria
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Overnight Trip To Cairo from Alexandria

Overnight Trip To Cairo from Alexandria Egypt - Alexandria

Drive to Cairo from Alexandria Port to visit the Pyramids of Giza, the Sphinx and the Step Pyramid of Zoser in Sakkara. After a night in Cairo visit the Egyptian Museum, Saladin's Citadel and Mohammed Ali’s Alabaster Mosque. At the end of the day you will explore Khan el Khalili Cairo`s old bazaar before returning to Alexandria.

Overnight Tour to Cairo & Alexandria
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Overnight Tour to Cairo & Alexandria

Overnight Tour to Cairo & Alexandria Egypt - Alexandria

Travel by car to Cairo to see the Giza Pyramids and the Egyptian Museum. Return to the Pyramids at night to see the Sound & Light show. Return to Alexandria in the morning to see the sights, including Roman rock-cut tombs and Qaitbey Citadel before returning to your ship.

Day Tour of Alexandria
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Day Tour of Alexandria

Day Tour of Alexandria Egypt - Alexandria

Leave your ship in port to see the sights of Egypt's second city. Visit Qaitbay Citadel, the reconstructed Bibliotheca Alexandrina, the Kom Al Shoqafa Catacombs and more

Cairo Tour from Alexandria Return to Port Said
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Cairo Tour from Alexandria Return to Port Said

Cairo Tour from Alexandria Return to Port Said Egypt - Alexandria

For passengers on cruise ships stopping in Alexandria and Port Said. In two days in Cairo you will see the Giza Pyramids, the ancient city of Memphis, the Step Pyramid of Sakkara, the Egyptian Museum, and Islamic Cairo. Shop in Khan El Khalili before rejoining your ship in Port Said.

Day Trip to Pyramids & Sakkara
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Day Trip to Pyramids & Sakkara

Day Trip to Pyramids & Sakkara Egypt - Alexandria

While your ship is in port in Alexandria, escape to Cairo to see the pyramids. This day trip will take you to see the Pyramids of Giza, guarded by the Great Sphinx, and then to the older Step Pyramid at Sakkara. It is the perfect way to get a quick glimpse of Egypt’s ancient past.

Desert Safari Trip to Pyramids
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Desert Safari Trip to Pyramids

Desert Safari Trip to Pyramids Egypt - Alexandria

Spend the day away from your ship on a desert safari. First drive from Alexandria to Cairo, where you will be taken the Giza Pyramids. Then you will travel south to Sakkara to view the Step Pyramid from camel back and enjoy lunch in the desert before returning to Alexandria.

Trip to World War II Cemeteries in El Alamein
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Trip to World War II Cemeteries in El Alamein

Trip to World War II Cemeteries in El Alamein Egypt - Alexandria

Leave your ship in Alexandria Port to travel west along the coast to the site of one of the most significant battles in World War II, Alamein. Visit the memorials to the fallen soldiers of all nationalities.

Overnight Tour from Alexandria to Port Said
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Overnight Tour from Alexandria to Port Said

Overnight Tour from Alexandria to Port Said Egypt - Alexandria

Overnight Tour from Alexandria to Port Said Port, Don't waste the opportunity to visit Giza Pyramids from Alexandria Port. all the world is curious to know the secret of building the pyramids which it is age five thousand years old

Recommended Hotels

Steigenberger Cecil Hotel Alexandria
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Steigenberger Cecil Hotel Alexandria

Steigenberger Cecil Hotel Alexandria Egypt - Alexandria

Steigenberger Cecil Hotel Alexandria is a hotel for connoisseurs who can appreciate the impeccable service & attention to detail.

Four Seasons Hotel Alexandria At San Stefano
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Four Seasons Hotel Alexandria At San Stefano

Four Seasons Hotel Alexandria At San Stefano Egypt - Alexandria

Set in an architectural landmark, Hotel San Stefano features a fashionable resort setting with a private sandy beach and overlooking the Mediterranean Sea. It boasts a full-service spa, outdoor pool and restaurants with terraces. Guests can enjoy free WiFi throughout the property and in the guest rooms.

Helnan Palestine Hotel
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Helnan Palestine Hotel

Helnan Palestine Hotel Egypt - Alexandria

Luxuriously appointed & tastefully furnished Assuring the ultimate in comfort, tranquility, convenience and service offers 217 spacious suites and rooms, luxuriously furnished and tastefully decorated. Whichever of our rooms you decide to choose for your stay, you will be assured of the ultimate comfort, tranquility, convienience and service.

Sheraton Montazah Hotel
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Sheraton Montazah Hotel

Sheraton Montazah Hotel Egypt - Alexandria

Sheraton Montazah features a well-equipped gym and free-form pool offering panoramic sea views. Located 10 minutes’ walk from El Mandara Railway Station, its rooms have a private balcony.

Hilton Alexandria Corniche
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Hilton Alexandria Corniche

Hilton Alexandria Corniche Egypt - Alexandria

Boasting an ideal location in the heart of Alexandria, Hilton Alexandria Corniche features its own private beach and wellness facility. Guests can enjoy sea views from the panoramic pool terrace or indulge in various cuisines available at the 6 outlets.

Tours & Excursions

Alexandria Day Tour
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Alexandria Day Tour

Alexandria Day Tour Egypt - Alexandria

Enjoy Alexandria Day Tour. See catacombs and Qaitbey Citadel, built on the site of the legendary Lighthouse. Visit the great Bibleotheca Alexandria and enjoy a fresh seafood lunch on the Mediterranean.

Rosetta Day Tour from Alexandria
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Rosetta Day Tour from Alexandria

Rosetta Day Tour from Alexandria Egypt - Alexandria

A fascinating insight into the location where the ‘Rosetta Stone’ was discovered till this day, is still a mystery as to how it got there. A small City known as ‘Rashid’ in the north of Egypt.

Alexandria Shopping Tours, Alexandria Markets,Buy Egyptian Souvenirs
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Alexandria Shopping Tours, Alexandria Markets,Buy Egyptian Souvenirs

Alexandria Shopping Tours, Alexandria Markets,Buy Egyptian Souvenirs Egypt - Alexandria

Enjoy shopping in Alexandria markets, buy souvenirs for yourself and your family and don’t forget to visit Egypt again.

Alexandria sea food Tours
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Alexandria sea food Tours

Alexandria sea food Tours Egypt - Alexandria

Taste the most delicious food in Alexandria Sea food tours, enjoy many types of regional Egyptian food

El Alamain Day Tour from Alexandria
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El Alamain Day Tour from Alexandria

El Alamain Day Tour from Alexandria Egypt - Alexandria

Travel west along the coast to the site of one of the most significant battles in World War II, Alamein. Visit the memorials to the fallen soldiers of all nationalities.