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Egyptian museum, Food tour and The citadel

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Duration

8-10 hours.

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

20 people

Languages

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Overview

Egyptian Museum, a Food tour and The citadel In this tour, you are going to understand the ancient and modern culture, religion, traditions, food and most of the history of Egypt. The Egyptian museum with the Food tour It’s the most famous museum in Egypt. ِAlso, the Egyptian Museum contains... More

Egyptian Museum, a Food tour and The citadel

In this tour, you are going to understand the ancient and modern culture, religion, traditions, food and most of the history of Egypt.

The Egyptian museum with the Food tour

It’s the most famous museum in Egypt.

ِAlso, the Egyptian Museum contains the best monuments from the pre-dynastic period, archaic period, and the pharaonic era.

However, it’s better to be with a guide to explain everything to you cause you are going to find a lot of statues dates back to different dynasties and kings.

There are a lot of monuments for the Greco-Roman era also you need to know about the mummification process.

Food tour after visiting the Egyptian Museum

Also, we decided to give you the chance to try our traditional food in the restaurants downtown to eat and to see our life, even to know more about our traditions, culture, and history.

The citadel

It built to be a defensive fortress as Saladin want to fortify Cairo from the danger of crusaders and Shi’a.

So, in Salah El din Al Ayouby Citadel, you have to know that you are going to visit the police museum and the military museum not only mosques.

Now we would give you a brief idea about Cairo:

However, Cairo was the 4th Islamic capital in Egypt after Al-Fustat, Al-Askar, and Al-Qataie.

So, It was built by the Fatimid army leader Gawhar Al-Saqlabi for the Muslims who were of Shi’a sect; it had made in 969 AD.

It was surrounded with great walls that were separating the Sunni Muslims and Egyptians fro Shia Muslims.

All gates destroyed except for three gates that still exist.

Also, Cairo has a lot of places to visit and  activities to do, so if you are in Cairo, don’t miss to do it like:

  • Old Cairo.
  • The Egyptian Museum Food Tour.
  • Islamic Cairo (khan el Khalily bazars).
  • The Islamic museum.
  • The citadel of Saladin.
  • Felucca in the Nile River.
  • Dinner Nile Cruise.
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HIGHLIGHTS

  • • The Egyptian museum.
  • • The mummy rooms.
  • • Food tour.
  • • The citadel.
  • • The mosque of Mohammed Ali.
  • • The police museum.
  • • The military museum.

Itinerary

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Firstly:
Your guide will pick up you from your accommodation.
Then you will move to the museum to start your tour. The guide will explain for you everything about the museum, ancient Egyptian history and art.
You are going to visit one of the biggest museums in Egypt it contains about 250,000 pieces, it also contains the masterpieces for the ancient Egyptian kings and queens. As well as it contains the mummy rooms that contains the royal mummies for the most famous kings and queens.
You are going to enjoy this tour because you will see everything related to the Pharaoenic era, boats, statues, coffins, sarcophagus, monuments and the mummies.
Secondly:
You will walk in the down town to see the local cafes and restaurants, also will see the old building and Tahrir Square, your guide will give you an idea about the Egyptian culture, traditions, costume and religion.
Thirdly:
After that we will move to visit the biggest citadel in Egypt it was built during the reign of Saladin; it was built on Muqattam hills to be the main seat of government.
After that visit Mohamed Ali Alabaster Mosque which was designed by the architect Yousif Boushnaq, a Turkish man who came especially from Istanbul and built this great mosque for Mohamed Ali, the ruler of Egypt (1805-1849) who ruled Over 45 years.
Finally your guide will take you to your accommodation.

Included/Excluded

  • Flexibility to customize your itinerary to your own preferences
  • Modern air conditioned car from your accommodation in Cairo.
  • Pick up services from your hotel & return
  • Tour guide
  • Entrance fees
  • Tickets
  • Water
  • Lunch (Falafel, Beans, Shawerma, Koshary)
  • All Service charges and taxes
  • Any extras
  • Tipping

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Tour's Location

FAQs

Notes:
• In case of pick up from either Heliopolis (airport area) or 06th of October Areas, it will be with extra charge.
• Tour price currency is set to USD but you can pay in Euro or British pound.
• Our Tours can be wheelchair please advise at time of booking if required.
• Vegetarian option is available, please inform us at time of booking if required.

What you have to bring and know:
• Kindly be informed that you have to wear comfortable clothes and shoes.
• Bring hat, sun glasses, sun lotion with you if you booked this tour in summer season.

Payment methods:
We accept all methods of secure payment: Visa, MasterCard, PayPal, direct bank transfer.
Children Policy:
0 – 01.99 Free of Charge.
2- 11.99 pay 50% of tour price.
12+ pay full tour price as per adult person.

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