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Cairo Private Day Tour: Egyptian Museum, Citadel, and Khan al-Khalil Bazaar with Lunch on Nile Island

Highlights
  • Private 8-hour Cairo tour of Egyptian Museum, Citadel and Khan El Khalili, with air-conditioned minivan transport
  • See the royal treasures of Tutankhamun and animal mummies at the Egyptian Museum
  • Opt to visit the Royal Mummy Halls (additional cost) to see mummified pharaohs, including Ramses II
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Cairo Private Day Tour: Egyptian Museum, Citadel, and Khan al-Khalil Bazaar with Lunch on Nile Island
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Overview
Visit the Egyptian Museum, Citadel and Khan El Khalili bazaar on a full-day private tour in Cairo, including lunch. With an Egyptologist guide beside you, step back through the millennia at the atmospheric Egyptian Museum. Marvel at Tutankhamun’s gold treasures, gaze at ancient mummified animals, and peer into the faces of long-ago pharaohs at the Royal Mummy Halls (additional cost). After lunch on a leafy River Nile island, visit the Mohammed Ali Mosque at the Citadel of Saladin, and barter for souvenirs at the chaotic Khan El Khalili.
What to Expect
After a hotel pickup in Cairo, travel with your private guide to the Egyptian Museum, home to more than 165,000 ancient Egyptian artifacts.

Gaze at the treasures of the boy king Tutankhamun, including his gold death mask, and check out the museum’s eerie animal mummies. If you wish, visit the Royal Mummy Halls (additional cost) to see the mummies of pharaohs such as Ramses II.

After a typical Egyptian lunch at a restaurant on El Maadi island in the Nile, continue to the massive Citadel of Saladin — the walled hilltop fortress that was the seat of power in Egypt for over 700 years. Explore some of the 12th-century fort, built by Saladin to defend against the Crusaders, and visit the 19th-century Mohammed Ali Mosque that dominates the citadel and Cairo’s skyline.
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1 - 5 of 7 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Museum, Bazar, City Tour & More

Ashraf Zachary was an excellent tour guide. We thoroughly enjoyed the tour and highly recommend Ashraf. Thank you for the great time and amazing experience.

1  Thank John W
Reviewed 26 March 2018
An excellent day in Cairo

The highlight of the tour was undoubtedly the museum, especially the Mummy Room. Don't miss it! Mahmoud Hoka was an excellent guide, and if you have the opportunity to choose your Egypt expert I can thoroughly recommend him.

Thank brianacox
Reviewed 25 March 2018
A second excellent day with a brilliant guide

We were picked up from our hotel by our guide Mahmoud Hoka and were delighted to see him as he had been our guide on the previous day. His English was excellent and he was very knowledgeable and willing to answer any questions. The museum...More

Thank diannedcox
Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile
Great tour

With guide Yasser and driver Sam we visited the Egyptian museum to see the royal mummies, did a felucca trip, visited the bazaar, the citadel with the mosque of Muhammad Ali, the cavern church of St. Sergius and Bacchus, the Ben Ezra synagogue, and finally...More

Thank Theodosis C
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile
tree of life 5 stars with Yasser

still enjoying my stay.....iloveit.....at giza pyramids and the egyptian museum with friends a lot of enjoyment has done like king tutanhkamun treasures and seeing the mummies in the museum and having amazing pictures at the pyramids all thanks for tree of life and Yasser the...More

Thank Gemma D
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