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Cairo Egyptian Museum & Saladin Citadel Tour

Cairo Egyptian Museum Tour Special Offer: Book During this week and get a Free Felucca ride in the Nile.

Immerse yourself in the charm of the Egypt; enjoy with a full private day trip to Egyptian Museum and Salah El-Din Citadel. In the morning your Egypt Day Tours guide will pick you up from your hotel, make your way to Egyptian Museum; The Egyptian Museum of Cairo contains 120,000 artifacts. It houses the world’s largest collection of Pharaonic antiquities. An extensive collection of papyrus, Greek, Roman, and Islamic coins used in the Ancient world are located in the 1st floor. The best statues you will see is the Gold Mask of Tutankhamun. The room also host the famous collection of the young king as well as a lot of sarcophagi from different dynasties. These sarcophagi give us a brief about how rich the owners were. Do not forget to have a loot at the Grave Mask of king Amenemope, Mummy mask of Psusennes I, Figurine of Khufu, Narmer Palette, and Merneptah Stele .

Then head to your second stop for the day to visit Saladin Citadel. It is an Islamic fortification located in El Mokattam hill near Cairo Center. The citadel was built to protect Cairo from the Crusaders attacks. The citadel complex contains several important buildings such as the famous  Muhammad Ali Mosque which was constructed as an imitation of the Sultan Ahmed mosque in Istanbul. You will also visit Al-Gawhara Palace which was Muhammad Ali’s official audience hall, where  he used to received his guests. The palace contains a 1000 kg  chandelier which was a gift from Louis-Philippe I of France. It also contains Muhammad Ali’s throne that was a gift from the  King of Italy.

Egyptian Museum & Saladin Citadel tour Highlights:

  • Egyptian Museum in Cairo
  • Mohamed Ali Mosque
  • The Hanging church
  • Citadel of Saladin – Egypt

Tour Includes:

  •  All transfers by a Private air-conditioned vehicle
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Private Egyptologist guide (language you selected )
  • Entrance fees to all the mentioned sites
  •  All Service charges and taxes.

Tour Excludes:

 

  •  Any extras not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Gratuities (optional )
  • Optional Activity costs

 

Travel Tips

Egypt is a wonderful Country, yet there are some information you should keep in mind in order to enjoy staying in Egypt. Egypt day tours provides you with some important tips which you should keep in mind Egypt Travel Tips
Our Egypt Day Tours Egyptologist Guide will pick you up from your hotel and you will start your adventure of the day.
Keep in mind that this is a private tour so your guide will be at your service, the tour can be customized to suit with what you have in mind. Therefore, Feel free to discuss with him the tour duration, spend more time in a particular place if you wish.

 

Available departures

Tour can start on anyday. Pick up from your hotel in Cairo or Cairo airport. At the end you will be brought back to your hotel or Cairo airport or any location you desire.

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This is a daily tour.

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