Visit the Egyptian Museum in half day tour

Visit the Egyptian Museum in half day tour

The second most frequently visited and certainly one of the most important attractions in Cairo is the Egyptian Museum. You will find the fabulous collection ...

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Youregypttours.com will take you today to The second most frequently visited and certainly one of the most important attractions in Cairo.It is the Egyptian Museum. You will find the fabulous collection of King Tutankhamun and monuments from all periods of Egyptian history from the pre historic era to the Greco-Roman period. First built in Boulak, in 1891 it was moved to the Giza Palace of "Ismail Pasha" which housed the antiquities that were later moved to the present building. Housing 165,000 Egyptian artifacts, the Egyptian Museum in Cairo attracts millions of visitors each year. The highlight for most are the rooms containing the priceless treasures of King Tutankhamun. His 6 gilded coffins, each one smaller and more intricately decorated than the last, dominate the main hall, while his magnificent death mask is the must-see item of the day. The Royal Mummies Room (additional cost) is another highlight of the Egyptian Museum. Here you can see the mummies of many great Egyptian rulers, including Ramses II, the builder of the temples at Abu Simbel. Throughout the rest of the museum you will find countless Egyptian artifacts dating back thousands of years. Youregypttours.com tour guide will introduce you to the most important pieces before allowing you free time to explore at leisure. This is a private tour allowing you to determine the amount of time you want to spend at the museum. In addition you will have the chance to visit a Papyrus Institute to see how this famous artwork is made and have the chance to purchase genuine items if you wish. If you do not want to include this visit, just inform your guide on the day.

 

Schedule Details:

Departs:

Daily


Departure Time:

* 9:00am (earlier or later departures are available until 1:00pm if required, please advise at time of booking)

 

Departure Point:

Tour departs from centrally located Cairo and Giza hotels

 

Duration:

3 hours (approx)

 

Return details:

Tour returns to original point of departure

 

Hotel Pickup:

Tour departs from centrally located Cairo and Giza hotels. Please include the details of your hotel at the time of booking.

 

Pricing informatio:

 

Prices are listed as a guide only. For an exact price quote contact us

Child prices are not applicable, adult prices apply to all travelers.

Infants aged 2 years and under are free of charge, provided they do not occupy a seat

Prices are per person.

Our pricing is updated constantly to ensure you always receive the lowest price possible.

 

Additional Information

Inclusions:

 

Qualified Egyptologist guide

Entrance to The Egyptian Museum

Hotel pickup and drop off

Transport by air conditioned vehicle

 

Exclusions:

 

Gratuities (recommended)

Food and drinks, unless specified

Entrance to the Royal Mummies Room (approx 100 L.E)