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Ancient Egypt tours guide will meet you in your hotel in Alexandria. You will drive by a modern air-conditioned vehicle to Rosetta which is considered as a large open-air museum for Islamic architecture. The great number of Islamic monuments found here does not exist in any other city, except for Cairo.You will get to visit the Rosetta museum, and walk in the famous street full of houses that dates back to the 18th century. Afterwards, you will get to visit the citadel of Qaitbay in Rosetta where the famous Rosetta stone was found. At the end, you will get to see the meeting point of the nile and the sea which is considered a very remarkable thing to see. After the tour, you will be taken back to your hotel in Alexandria

Rosetta Day Tour from Alexandria

Itinerary

You will be collected from your Hotel or cruise ship (at exit point of cruise) at around 08.00 am by our Ancient Egypt Tours expert English speaking Tour Guide and transferred in an air conditioned modern vehicle (including bottled water) and driven about 1 hour by road from Alexandria to the City of Rosetta, now known as Rashid. On arrival, 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 selling their fresh produce of breads, fruit and vegetables, fish and meats 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.
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. Known as Qaitbey, it was built as a defence mechanism to guard against attacks by invaders from the Mediterranean. Take some time to climb to the top of the Citadel along the fortified walls to see the lovely views of where the NIle meets the Mediterranean.
You will then leave the Citadel and head back towards Alexandria with a stop off for lunch and time to relax before returning to your Cruise or Hotel in Alexandria.

What's Excluded:

Pick up services from hotel in Alexandria & return

Entrance fees to the mentioned historical place

Transfer by a private air-conditioned vehicle

A bottle of water during your trip

English Speaking Guide during Rosetta tour

Lunch during your tour in Rosetta

All taxes & service charge

What's Excluded:

Any extras not mentioned in the program

Tipping Kitty

Option Extra

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Tour price currency is set to USD but you can pay in Euro or British pound.The prices quoted per person per tour all inclusive and prices are always updated to ensure you receive the lowest price possible. Once your tour is confirmed we guarantee the price will not be changed.

Children Policy

  • 0 - 05.99 Free of Charge
  • 6 - 11.99 pay 50% of tour price
  • 12+ pay full tour price as per adult person
  • If your tour includes airfare then an extra charge for child rate may apply.

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  • A down payment (25%) will be required when confirming your booking as requested and can be paid by credit or debit card (Visa / MasterCard) via Verisign Secured payment system on our website. The balance of payment (75%) will be required on arrival / pick up, to be paid to your tour director by credit / debit card or in cash.

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  • After your tour is confirmed we will email final confirmation and voucher to print and bring with you. Details will include contact numbers of your tour operator and customer care and additional information for your convenience.

Cancellation Policy

  • Egypt Today Tours does not charge a cancellation fee for tours and excursions cancelled for ‘force majeure’ reasons such as volcanoes, earthquakes, or reasons beyond control. If cancellation happens due to personal or business reasons and Egypt Today Tours has already incurred costs on your behalf, these costs will be transferred to you

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Prices 140 85 80 70

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Duration: Approx. 10-12  hours
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