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February 29, 2020

Tour to Pyramids, Egyptian Museum and Citadel

Written By Mohamed Abdel Nasser

Itinerary
Ancient Egypt Tours representative will pick you up from your hotel, to enjoy an excursion to visit one of the seven wonders of the ancient world The great Pyramid of Khufu’s (Cheops),3 small pyramids You will continue to explore the rest of Giza plateau including the sight of Khafre’s (kaphren) pyramid-Khufu’s son, the second-largest pyramid on Giza site,, the remains of the funeral temple, the pyramid of Mankawra( Mykerinus) and 3 small pyramids. Then proceed to visit the Great Sphinx, the head of a pharaoh with a lion’s body, which dates from the time of Chephren; the tour also includes a visit to the Valley Temple, which belongs to the pyramids of chefren This temple served definitely two functions: First, it was used for the purification of the mummy of the king before its burial. Second, it was used for making the Mummification process of the king. After visiting the pyramids, you’ll then continue across the plateau for a photo opportunity of the three pyramids rising from the sands, with the Cairo skyline in the background.

Proceed to have your lunch at local restaurant

then Move to visit The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, known commonly as the Egyptian Museum, in Cairo, Egypt, is home to an extensive collection of ancient Egyptian antiquities, and dates back some 5000 years of art which is considered the largest most precious collection of Egyptian art in the world. Over 250,000 genuine artifacts are presented, with a representative amount on display, the remainder in storerooms, The Egyptian Museum which is filled with thousands of Pharaonic artifacts, including the golden treasures of King Tutankhamen. Fascinating objects such as jewels, headdresses, alabaster vases and toys from ancient Egypt are all on display, and many priceless statues and other artifacts can also be seen which was enclosed in his tomb for over 3,500 years before it was discovered in the 1922s when his tomb was excavated, The Egyptian Museum is one of the first stops on most people’s itineraries when travelling to Egypt. This distinctive museum that houses a vast store of priceless objects, from earlier time to the Greco Roman period is worth seeing.then Move to visit the Citadel of Salah El-din, where you will see the view of all Cairo, as you will visit Mohamed Ali “Alabaster Mosque” which is considered the largest to be built in the beginning of the 19th century the ruler of Egypt (1805-1849) who ruled Egypt over 45 years & it is built in Turkish style, will drive to Khan ElKalili Bazar , (if there’s enough time), one of the most famous and oldest bazaars in the Middle East. You will be transferred back to your hotel.

What’s Included:

  • Pick up services from your hotel & return
  • Assistance of our guest relations during your stay
  • All transfers by a private air-conditioned vehicle
  • Private English Egyptologist guide
  • Entrance fees to all the mentioned sites
  • Lunch meal at local restaurant in Cairo
  • One bottle of water on board the vehicle per trip.
  • All taxes & service charge

What’s Excluded:

  • Entry visa to Egypt
  • Any extras not mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Tipping Kitty.

Tour to Pyramids, Egyptian Museum and Citadel

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Top Travel Activities : Heritage & Cultural , Middle East , Photography Tourism , Sightseeing


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Mohamed Abdel Nasser

Mohamed Abdel Nasser

Ancient Egypt Tours Offers Budget Egypt tours & Cheap Holiday Packages to Egypt Our Travel Services includes daily tours & Sightseeing trips in Cairo, Luxor, Aswan, Alexandria, Sharm El Sheikh, We also offer Airport transfers From Cairo airport, From Luxor airport, From Aswan airport, Sharm El Sheikh airport & From Borg Al-Arab airport in Alexandria, We do also arrange Egypt Shore Excursions

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