The Egyptian museum and Salah El din Al Ayouby Citadel

Tour to the Egyptian museum and Salah El din Al Ayouby Citadel 

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

The Egyptian Museum in Cairo:

Egyptian museum has about 250,000 pieces; it consists of two floors and divided into rooms.

After you finish this museum, you will be able to understand the ancient Egyptian history,

culture, art, schools, language, and the mummification process.

Also, you have to wear comfortable shoes you will take about 2 to 4 hours inside this museum.

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.

Don’t miss to get Picture for the mummies that are displayed outside the mummy rooms because it’s not allowed inside.

Salah El din Al Ayouby Citadel:

It has the best mosque of Mohammed Ali, the military museum, to show the old collections weapons of the Egyptian army.

Also, there is a police museum and other mosques.

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:

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

It was built by the Fatimid army leader Gawhar Al-Saqlabi for the Muslims who were of the Shia sect, and it made in 969 AD.

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

  • Old Cairo.
  • Islamic Cairo.
  • Food tour.
  • The Islamic museum.
  • Felucca in the Nile River.
  • Dinner Nile Cruise.

Overview

Tour to the Egyptian museum and Salah El din Al Ayouby Citadel 

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

Highlights

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

Itinerary

Day 1

Your guide will pick up you from your accommodation.

Day 2

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.

Day 3

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.

Day 4

Day 5

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.

Day 6

Finally your guide will take you to your accommodation.

Includes/Excludes

Includes

  • 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 to all mentioned places.
  • Water
  • All Service charges and taxes

Excludes

  • Any extras
  • Tipping
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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The Egyptian museum and Salah El din Al Ayouby Citadel

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