Make use of the few hours laying over in Cairo and enjoy spending them among the treasures and antiquities found inside the pyramids,tombs and temples of the pharaohs.Visit the Egyptian museum which has the largest collection of artifacts in the world.
Designed in the Neoclassical style by Marcel Dourgnon, the Egyptian Museum contains 107 halls filled with artifacts dating from the prehistoric through the Roman periods, with the majority of the collection focused on the pharaonic era.The museum houses approximately 165,000 objects covering 5,000 years of Egypt’s past. It is perfectly right that no visit to Cairo is complete without visiting the Egyptian museum. You are offered a great chance to Enjoy spending few hours among the treasures and antiquities found inside the tombs and temples of the pharaohs. Your tour guide will meet you at the airport to start the tour.You will be taken to the museum in an air-conditioned vehicle. The Egyptian museum (opened in 1901) has the largest collection of artifacts in the world. With your guide, you will find yourself diving in a sea of 165,000 artifacts and antiquities. Your guide will explain and show you the highlights and most important of all.You will be shown the most important pieces of the different dynasties. Then, the masterpieces of the place are the treasures of the young pharaoh Tut Ankh Amun. His golden mask, coffins and the contents of his intact tomb were exceptional and never found the like in any other royal tomb.You will enjoy looking at the fantastic sculptures, sarcophagi, jewelry and papyrus scrolls that date back to thousands of years and different eras.You will have the chance to see the royal mummies of the great pharaohs (optional)look at how the body was preserved in an excellent condition for thousands of years.You can have free time to browse the museum yourself after the guided part.Then, after enjoying this short layover tour,you will be dropped off at the airport.
Cairo stopover tour to the Egyptian museum
DepartureTime: 8:00 Am (earlier or later departures are available until 12:00pm(midday) if required, please advise at time of booking)
DeparturePoint: Tour departs from Cairo International Airport
Duration: 10 hours (approx.)
ReturnDetails: Tour returns to original point of departure
Pickup: Tour departs from the airport. Please include the details of your flight at the time of booking.
Prices are listed as a guide only. For an exact price quote contact us Child prices are not applicable, adult prices apply to all travelers. Infants aged 2 years and under are free of charge, provided they do not occupy a seat Prices are per person. Our pricing is updated constantly to ensure you always receive the lowest price possible. This tour must be booked at least 24 hours in advance of your travel date Confirmation of this tour will be received at time of booking
Qualified Egyptologist guide Entrance fees to the mentioned sites. Airport pickup and drop off Transport by air conditioned vehicle
Gratuities (recommended). Food and drinks unless specified.