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Citadel of Saladin, Egyptian Museum & Khan el-Khalili Guided Tour

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Embark on a guided tour through Cairo's rich history, exploring the Egyptian Museum, Saladin Citadel & Khan El Khalili Bazaar.

Highlights

  • Immerse yourself in a full-day tour of Cairo's gems, unfolding Egypt's rich history with an expert Egyptologist guide by your side.

  • Explore the Egyptian Museum, home to an array of Pharaonic treasures, including the world-famous Tutankhamun's golden mask.

  • Discover Saladin Citadel in Cairo, fortified in the 12th century, with panoramic pyramid views, followed by a traditional Egyptian lunch of falafel, koshari, or grilled meats.

  • Meander through the vibrant Khan El Khalili Bazaar, haggling for unique souvenirs amidst the intoxicating aroma of spices.

  • Enhance your discovery with optional, purchasable entrance tickets to all tour sites, ensuring a thorough exploration of these historical wonders.

  • Did you know? The Saladin Citadel was built using stones from the pyramids of Giza, a practical use for these ancient structures by the Ayyubid dynasty.

Inclusions

  • Guided tour of Citadel of Saladin, Egyptian Museum & Bazaar

  • Professional Egyptologist guide

  • Private AC vehicle

  • Lunch at a local restaurant

  • Bottled water

  • Entrance fees to all mentioned sites (Optional)

Cancellation policy

You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

Discovering Cairo's treasures

Kickstart your Egyptian adventure with a visit to the renowned Egyptian Museum. The journey is made all the more comfortable in a private, air-conditioned vehicle. The Egyptian Museum is home to a plethora of Pharaonic antiquities, a trip to this museum is like stepping back in time. With your knowledgeable Egyptologist guide, uncover the secrets of King Tutankhamun's golden mask and marvel at a myriad of mummies, statues, and ancient relics.

Immersing in history and culture

After exploring the museum, get whisked away to the Saladin Citadel. This medieval Islamic fortification offers a rich historical experience coupled with unrivaled city views. Then, satiate your hunger with a traditional Egyptian lunch at a local restaurant. Your final destination, the Khan El Khalili Bazaar, is a sensory overload of sights and scents. As you weave through its labyrinth of narrow alleys, haggling for unique souvenirs will become a fun challenge.

As for ticket options, you have the flexibility to opt for the entrance fees to all the mentioned sites. With all these inclusions, you're in for an unforgettable journey through the past and present of Egypt's captivating land.

Itinerary

  • 8am: Hotel pickup

  • 8:30am: Egyptian Museum

  • 11am: Free time in the Museum

  • 12pm: Lunch

  • 1:30pm: Khan el-Khalili Bazaar

  • 3pm: Shopping and exploration

  • 4:30pm: End of tour, transfer back to your hotel in Cairo or Giza

Accessibility

  • This experience is wheelchair and pram/stroller accessible.

Additional information

  • It’s recommended to wear comfortable shoes.

  • Bring along your hat, sunscreen and scarf.

  • Your voucher will be emailed to you instantly.

  • Please display the voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID during the pick-up.

Hotel transfers

  • This ticket includes hotel pickups and drop-offs.

  • In the next step of booking, please specify the name and address of your hotel.

  • This is applicable to all hotels in Cairo.

  • On the day of your tour, please report at your hotel lobby 15 min prior to your scheduled departure.

  • If your hotel does not have a lobby, please wait at the entrance of the hotel.

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