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Itinerary
Your tour begins at 8am pickup from your hotel Cairo or Giza, your expert tour guide will start your full day tour by visiting the Egyptian Museum of antiquities. It displays the largest and most precious items of the Egyptian art in the world. It also exhibits a rare collection of over 250,000 genuine artifacts that date as far back as 5000 years, including an exclusive exhibit dedicated to the Tutankhamon - A collection of treasures, gold, and jewelry that were buried in his tomb for over 3,500 years before they were discovered in the 1920s when his tomb was excavated.

Continue your day to the Citadel which is is comprised of a number of important monuments: The Mosque of Suleiman Pasha, The Alabaster Mosque, Joeh's Walls and Mohamed Ali Pasha Palace.

Lunch is included in between visits at local restaurant based on full Meal for each person (drinks not included).

After lunch head to the Khan El Khalili Bazaar. With innumerous shops in this district are known for trading fine brass ware, copper, perfumes, leather, silver, gold, antiques and much more. You will be sure to pick up a souvenir as a memory of your time in Cairo. Your tour ends with drop off at your hotel.
Locations visited
Citadel (Al-Qalaa)
Egyptian Antiquities Museum
Mohamed Ali Mosque
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Overview

Experience Cairo’s highlights on a full-day sightseeing tour to the Egyptian Museum, the Citadel of Saladin, Mohamed Ali Mosque and Khan El Khalili Bazaar, and immerse yourself in the city’s rich history and vibrant culture. Discover Pharaohs’ hordes, crumbling mummies and gleaming antiquities as you visit the museum with a local guide, then take in the views from the Citadel’s medieval fortifications. Pause for lunch at a restaurant, see the soaring architecture of an iconic mosques and browse for souvenirs and spices in the colorful stalls of a bustling souk.

Highlights
  • Get inside tips from a local
  • Step back in time on a history tour
  • Tour is wheelchair accessible
  • All entrance fees included
  • Lunch included
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
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Reviewed 6 days ago
Incredible time with Ahmed Tonsi

I cannot recommend this tour enough. The sites, especially the Egyptian Museum, are really important to have a guide to get important context. Ahmed (Tonsi) went above and beyond, and is clearly very knowledgeable. He answered any questions that we had and made sure we...More

Thank Alex Q
Reviewed 22 June 2018
Ahmed Tonsi - Brought culture, learning, savings, and the real Cairo and Eqypt to us.

My wife and I loved learning about Cairo during our honeymoon. This was our second day with Ahmed Tonsi and it kept up to the first, this is a tall order considering the first was a day at the Giza pyramids. Again, Ahmed Tonsi went...More

Thank Geoffrey P
Reviewed 20 June 2018
Ahmed Tonsi - Best Tour Guide Ever for an Unforgettable Introduction to Cairo

This tour was our second and final tour in Cairo before we continued on our journey. This is also the second day with had the fantastic tour guide, Ahmed Tonsi (Tonsi for short) with the great driver Khaled with Emo Tours. Tonsi was so friendly,...More

Thank Amanda N
Reviewed 19 June 2018
Awesome tour, visiting iconic buildings and places in Cairo

Big thanks to our guide and driver. It was awesome visiting the Egyptian museum and so glad the we had a second chance to visit this place early , as during the second tour, many of the pieces had been moved across to the New...More

Thank Corinne T
Reviewed 23 March 2018
Highlights of Cairo

We had some a great time seeing the highlights of Cairo with Ebrahim (the Prince of Egypt) and his terrific driver (Fast and Furious). Ebrahim made sure we saw the best there was to see at the Egyptian Museum, and we had plenty of free...More

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