Tour Highlights: Egyptian Museum – Tut Ankh Amun Exhibition – Tahrir Square
Duration: 3 – 4 Hours
Tour Type: Private / Sharing – Upon Request
If you travel to Cairo,then the Egyptian Antiquities Museum in Cairo is definitely a must to be visit. In a country like this, with a past full of history, culture and tradition, the reasons are quite obvious. All Egypt is there in a place made for you. Commonly known as the Egyptian Museum holds the greatest collection of objects of the Pharaonic era of ancient Egypt. The museum has more than 120,000 objects, classified into different eras of Egyptian history. In total, over 2 ½ million people visit the museum annually.
Your best kept treasure is the mask of Tutankhamun. But also, you can visit the more than three objects discovered in 1500 by the English Howard Carter and Lord Carnarvon in the pharaoh’s tomb in the Valley of the Kings. Among the pieces of his tomb, there is everything. From the sarcophagus to the riches that Pharaoh would need to go to the afterlife.
The museum is located in the center of Cairo, in Liberyty Square known as (Tahrir Square) which got very famous reputation specially after The Egyptian revolution 2011 . It was designed by French architect Marcel Dourgnon in 1900. The building, a neoclassical style, is organized on two floors. On the ground floor there is a large collection of papyrus and coins used in the ancient world. In addition, there are statues, paintings and sarcophagi, found in the tombs of many pharaohs in the Valley of the Kings.
Upstairs is where lies the treasure of Tutankhamun. But there’s more. As a large number of objects remain in the warehouse, since not yet been documented. From about 600 graves, so it will be difficult to study.
Note that, inside the museum is not allowed to take pictures. Camera to be collected at store room on the outer garden of the Museum
Valid till 31 December 2014
Children 0 – 5.99 years Free of Charge, 6 – 12 years will charge 50 % from Adult rate
Entrance fees to the mentioned sightseeing.
Met & Assist from & to your hotel at Cairo or Giza.
All transfers by air condition vehicle.
Private Egyptologist tour guide (all languages).
Visit of the papyrus institute (ask your guide if you need to visit Perfume Factory).
Entrance to Mummies rooms (Need Extra ticket).
Tips to guide & driver.
Any Souvenir from any purchasing stop.
Entry Visa to Egypt which had to be handle from your side.
International Air tickets from & to Egypt.
Lunch at Pyramid view restaurant ( 10 USD per person ,Any Extra Drinks or Beverage not included ) .
Lunch at Nile View restaurant ( 10 USD per person , Any Extra Drinks or Beverage not included ) .
Nile cruise Lunch at 5 Stars ship ( 35 USD per person, Any Extra Drinks or Beverage not included ) .
Nile cruise Lunch at 4 Stars ship ( 25 USD per person , Any Extra Drinks or Beverage not included ) .
Felucca ride for about 30 minutes : 10 USD per persons
Short Camel ride at Pyramids Area ( 10 USD per person , about 15 minutes ) . Lean forward when the animal goes up and lean back when animal kneels down. Make sure you listen to the driver’s instructions for a safe ride.
Entrance inside the third Pyramid ticket : 7 USD per person .
Visit Solar Boat in the pyramids Area : 12 USD per person
Mummies Room inside the Archeological Museum : 20 USD per person