2 Day Trip to Rosetta and Cairo from Alexandria Port

from $285
Duration:
2 Days
Type:
Private Tour
Run:
Everyday
Pick-up Time:
06:00 AM
A wonderful 2 day tour to explore Cairo and Rosetta cities from Alexandria Port. Starting with Cairo and its ancient Pyramids, then move to the City of Rosetta (now known as Rashid) with it’s 17th century Ottoman Houses and famous for the mystery of the Rosetta Stone which was discovered there.
Included:
  • Pick up and return services from Alexandria Port
  • All transfers by a private air-conditioned vehicle
  • Accommodation for a night at 5 star Mena House Hotel
  • Private English speaking Guide
  • Entrance fees to mentioned sites
  • Lunch meal at local restaurant in Cairo & Alexandria
  • Bottled water on board the vehicle during the tour
  • All Service charges & taxes
Excluded:
  • Anything not mentioned in the Itinerary
  • Personal spending money
  • Tipping
Itinerary:
Day 1: Alexandria Port - Cairo Sightseeing 
Our professional Memphis Tours English speaking Egyptologist Guide will pick you up from your exit point of the Ship at Alexandria Port in the morning holding a sign with your name. Your private shore excursion from Alexandria to Cairo will be by road (approximately 3 hours) in an air-conditioned vehicle with a rest stop on the way. Upon arrival at Giza you will start your tour with a visit to Sakkara, part of Memphis's massive necropolis, and the burial site of the most ancient of Pharaohs seeing the first pyramids build in Egypt, the Step Pyramid of King Djoser, designed by Imhotep the ancient Egyptian architect. Then a visit to the Teti Pyramid, Tomb of Mereruca and other monuments in Sakkara followed by a transfer to Memphis, the ancient Capital of Egypt to visit the colossal statue of Ramses II and nearby a still half-buried Hathor Temple. A drive to the famous Giza Plateau will reveal Egypt’s signature attractions, that of the Great Pyramids, one of the Seven Wonders of the ancient world including the Great Pyramid of Cheops, middle Pyramids of Chephren, the smallest Pyramid of Mykerinos and mysterious Sphinx, (known as the Father of Terror to the ancient Pharaohs). The tour includes a visit to the Valley Temple facing the great Sphinx  and a shopping tour to famous Bazaars and Papyrus Institutes in the Giza area with lunch at a good quality restaurant around Pyramids area. Back to your Cairo Hotel to check in and overnight in Cairo.


Day 2: Cairo - Rosetta Sightseeing -  Return to Alexandria Port
Breakfast at your Hotel in Cairo then transferred with your private Guide via air-conditioned modern vehicle to the the City of Rosetta, now known as Rashid.
On arrival at Rosetta, you will be taken to the Rashid Museum which is one of the original unique styled red and black brick houses within the City’s small winding streets. A full tour of the Museum with your Guide to discover a replica of the Rosetta Stone inscribed in 3 languages, Ancient Pharaonic, Demotic, and Ancient Greek (the original currently on display in the British Museum). From here, we will take a walking tour around the small local streets and Souq to discover the local life and markets whilst heading to  the preserved Ottoman Homes.
Moving on to discover a second House within the City’s streets and other old house frontages. The House of  Amasyali is of a very ornate nature and considered one of the finer examples. It has lovely lanterns on its facade and especially designed interior which allows cool breezes to circulate around the house.
A further visit to the Mill of Abu Shaheen which  will uncover a house for trade serving the household and the local community.
After your tour of the Houses, you will walk a short distance with your Guide to visit the local ‘Hanging Mosque’, a unique construction and is one of only a few Mosques in Egypt built on an upper level in order to have storage units underneath for shops and supplies.
Finally, you will take a short drive to the Citadel on the outskirts of the City. built around 1479 and lying next to the Nile river with views of the Mediterranean sea, the one of only 2 points in Egypt to join the sea from the Nile.
You will then leave the Citadel and head back towards Alexandria Port with a stop off for lunch and time to relax before returning to your Cruise ship in Alexandria Port.
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