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Cairo Private Day Tour: Egyptian Museum, Citadel, and Khan al-Khalil Bazaar with Lunch on Nile Island

  • Private 8-hour Cairo tour of Egyptian Museum, Citadel and Khan El Khalili, with air-conditioned minivan transport
  • See the royal treasures of Tutankhamun and animal mummies at the Egyptian Museum
  • Opt to visit the Royal Mummy Halls (additional cost) to see mummified pharaohs, including Ramses II
Cairo Private Day Tour: Egyptian Museum, Citadel, and Khan al-Khalil Bazaar with Lunch on Nile Island
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Visit the Egyptian Museum, Citadel and Khan El Khalili bazaar on a full-day private tour in Cairo, including lunch. With an Egyptologist guide beside you, step back through the millennia at the atmospheric Egyptian Museum. Marvel at Tutankhamun’s gold treasures, gaze at ancient mummified animals, and peer into the faces of long-ago pharaohs at the Royal Mummy Halls (additional cost). After lunch on a leafy River Nile island, visit the Mohammed Ali Mosque at the Citadel of Saladin, and barter for souvenirs at the chaotic Khan El Khalili.
What to Expect
After a hotel pickup in Cairo, travel with your private guide to the Egyptian Museum, home to more than 165,000 ancient Egyptian artifacts.

Gaze at the treasures of the boy king Tutankhamun, including his gold death mask, and check out the museum’s eerie animal mummies. If you wish, visit the Royal Mummy Halls (additional cost) to see the mummies of pharaohs such as Ramses II.

After a typical Egyptian lunch at a restaurant on El Maadi island in the Nile, continue to the massive Citadel of Saladin — the walled hilltop fortress that was the seat of power in Egypt for over 700 years. Explore some of the 12th-century fort, built by Saladin to defend against the Crusaders, and visit the 19th-century Mohammed Ali Mosque that dominates the citadel and Cairo’s skyline.
Reviews (15)
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Great Private Tour with Michael from Tree of Life Day Tours

My fiancé and I had a great tour of the Egyptian Museum, Citadel and Bazaar. Michael and his driver arrived promptly at our hotel. Michael had a relaxed, friendly personality that we really appreciated. He was also very accommodating with our request to explore the...More

Thank Evan C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Amazing Egyptologist Amina

A fabulous day spent with a very knowledgeable passionate Egyptologist Amina . She knew so much and I could tell she loved her job ! This private tour guides you through all the key features for the Egyptian museum ! It would be very difficult...More

Thank Samantha A
Reviewed 9 September 2018
Fascinating day!

The hustle and bustle of Cairo and the location of its main attractions makes it essential for you to use the services of a professional organisation. We achieved this by booking through Pyramid Land Tours to visit the Cairo Museum, Citadel and other buildings of...More

Thank Antoinette M
Reviewed 5 September 2018
Ashraf / Bassem was the best guide we had in Egypt!

We had Ashraf as a guide through Tree of Life and I have to say that he was very knowledgeable about the subject! He has been guiding for over 20 years and goes into depth on every question we asked! He also got us one...More

1  Thank 74calvinl
Reviewed 17 August 2018
Outstanding! Repeat Customer :)

Since moving to Egypt several years ago, my husband and I have had several amazing excursions with our guide Ashraf Zakhary! Pyramids, Citadel, Khan-il Khalili, Camel rides,Sakkara, Nile Lunch Cruise- the list goes on as we continue to book him whenever friends and family visit....More

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