Explore ancient treasures at the fascinating Egyptian Museum and shop at the Khan El Khaili Bazaar on a private half-day tour from Cairo led by a qualified Egyptologist. Discover more than 5000 masterpieces of art at Egypt’s most important museum, marvel at the jewelry collection of King Tutankhamun. Spend free time shopping at Khan Al Khalili Bazaars, one of the oldest markets in the Middle East and a traditional bazaar. Enjoy a personalized experience with a private guide and door-to-door round-trip private transfers included.
Our Egyptology tour guide will pick you up from your hotel in Cairo or Giza at 8:00 am to start your unforgettable day by visiting Egyptian Museum of antiquities, known commonly as the Egyptian Museum or Museum of Cairo, is home to an extensive collection of ancient Egyptian antiquities. It displays the largest and most precious items of the Egyptian art in the world. It exhibits a rare collection of over 250,000 genuine artifacts that date as far back as 5000 years, including an exclusive exhibit dedicated to the TutankhAmon – A collection of treasures, gold, and jewelry that were buried in his tomb for over 3,500 years before they were discovered in the 1920s when his tomb was excavated. You can enter mummies room (extra ticket).
First built in Boulak, in 1891 it was moved to the Giza Palace of “Ismail Pasha” which housed the antiquities that were later moved to the present building. Housing 165,000 Egyptian artifacts, the Egyptian Museum in Cairo attracts millions of visitors each year.
Then, to Khan el-Khalili is one of the world’s largest bazaars, and offers a truly authentic local Cairo experience. Among the world’s oldest bazaars, dating back to 1382, Khan el-Khalili offers an experience unique to the old streets of Islamic Cairo, and affords the opportunity to engage with locals, as locals do, hunting for bargains and relaxing with a coffee as the hustle of the bazaar passes you by. The numerous shops in this district are known for trading fine brass ware, copper, perfumes, leather, silver, gold, antiques and much more.
At the end, you will be transferred back to your hotel in Cairo or Giza.
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