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Private Guided Half-Day Tour: Egyptian Museum in Cairo

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    What to Expect
    Your private, qualified Egyptologist will pick you up from your hotel at 9am in your private, modern a/c van (WiFi on board) to start your tour to the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities. It has the biggest collection of Egyptian artifacts in the world (about 136,000 pieces). It was inaugurated in 1902 and designed in the Neo-classic style by the French architect Marcel Dourignon.

    In the museum you will see the animal mummy room, the Old Kingdom rooms, the Middle Kingdom room and the New Kingdom room. Marvel at the Sphinxes of Tanis and explore the room of Akhenaten. See the mummy portraits, and if you like, the Royal Mummy rooms (extra fee). Not to be missed is the collection of King Tutankhamun's jewelry. At the end of the tour you will be transferred back to your hotel
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Your hotel in Cairo or Giza
    Departure Time
    9:00 AM
    Duration
    4h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • WiFi in your van
    • Local taxes
    • Bottled water
    • Qualified Egyptologist guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Private tour
    • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
    • Entry/Admission - Egyptian Antiquities Museum
    Exclusions
    • Gratuities
    • Extra entrance fees (Royal Mummy room)
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 11 May 2019

    Our morning tour of the Cairo museum was excellent. Fatma was our guide and she was delightful. She is very friendly and extremely knowledgeable, guiding us expertly through the most important and interesting exhibits in this huge museum. Fatma also told us lots of information...More

    Date of experience: May 2019
    Thank Jeannie75
    Reviewed 6 April 2019 via mobile

    We had such a blast with our private guide , Ahmed maged from ( Tree of life day tours ), he took us everywhere we wanted to go and soaked up so much of the local culture. I would highly recommend Ahmed Maget for your...More

    Thank own_yourlife
    Reviewed 19 April 2018

    Khaled did a great job of navigating us through the museum. He was very knowledgeable and upbeat! He also made time for us to visit a mosque and the Khan el-Khalili bazaar. He went out of his way to make sure we found and saw...More

    Date of experience: April 2018
    2  Thank William M
    Reviewed 2 November 2017

    Today we took a half day tour with our guide Bassem Mohammed Naguib. His depth of knowledge was incredible. My husband as always had a million questions to which Bassem was more than happy to answer with honest enthusiasm. We would certainly recommend Bassem as...More

    Date of experience: November 2017
    Thank Karen p
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