Discover the wonderful contents and artifacts of the Egyptian Museum. Then proceed to the mighty Citadel of Saladin. End your tour at the largest bazaar in the Middle East of Khan El Khalili.
Your guide will meet you at the reception of your hotel to commence your tour to,
The Egyptian Museum:
The Egyptian Museum in Cairo is one of the largest museums in the world. It has more than 120,000 items, with a representative amount on display, the remainder in the storerooms.
There are two main floors in the museum, the ground floor, and the first floor. On the ground floor, there are some coins and papyri. As well there are some artifacts of the new kingdom. Those items include statues, tables, and coffins.
On the first floor, there are some artifacts from the dynasties 29 and 30, with some items from the tombs of the valley of the kings, in particular the amazing treasure of king Tutankhamon.
There are two special rooms contain a number of mummies.
Note: the mummies’ room has a private ticket.
The Saladin Citadel is the most visited Islamic spot in Cairo. The citadel was built during the time of Saladin in Egypt (1176_ 1183). The main purpose was to defend Cairo, so it was built in a very strategic position.
During the 19th century, Mohamed Ali, built his popular mosque there, which is known as Mohamed Ali mosque.
Khan El Khalili:
Khan el Khalili is the largest bazaar and market in the Middle East. It represents the market tradition that established Cairo as a major trade center.
Khan was located in the middle of Cairo, and some commercial establishments were built nearby.
There is a big collection of shops, workshops and coffee shops.
Price is per person, min (2 people).
- Hotel pick up and drop off.
- Licensed tour guide.
- Entrance fees.
- Mummies’ room at the museum.
- Tips for guide and driver.
- Personal expenses and drinks.
- Children from 1-5 years are free of charge.
- Children between 6-11 years get 50% off.
- All prices in US Dollar, but Egyptian Pound, English Pound & Euros are accepted.