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Cairo: Museum of Egyptian Civilization, Old Cairo & Citadel

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  • 8 Hours
  • Everyday
  • Mobile ticketing
  • Hotel pickup offered
  • Without payment
  • Private Tour

See all the major highlights of Cairo on a full-day sightseeing tour of the old and modern city. Learn about and discover the glory of Ancient Egyptian civilization.

First, you will begin in the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization, which is the first museum entirely dedicated to displaying the most important achievements of Egyptian civilization, which contains more than 50,000 artifacts, each of which carries a different story and history, Learn about the history and evolution of Egyptian civilization, as well as their customs and traditions.

Next, take a 45-minute break for lunch at a local restaurant. Then, you will enjoy visiting the Hanging Church, which is one of the oldest churches in Egypt, The Hanging Church is named for its location above a gatehouse of Babylon Fortress, the Roman fortress in Coptic Cairo (Old Cairo). Then, visit the Ben Ezra Synagogue, the Church of St. Barbara, and the Church of Abu Serga, one of the oldest Coptic churches in Cairo.

Later, Visit the Citadel of Salah al-Din is one of the most iconic monuments in Islamic Cairo, and among the most impressive defensive fortresses dating to the Middle Ages. Its strategic location on the Muqattam Hills gave it a formidable defensive position, and offered, as it still does today, an unrestricted panoramic view of Cairo.

Finally, Explore one of the oldest markets in the Arab world, Khan El-Khalili Bazaar, a beautiful 14th-century market that still retains traces of its former glory.

  • Explore the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization
  • Visit the Hanging Church
  • Discover the Citadel of Salah al-Din and the Mosque of Muhammed Ali Pasha
  • Wander the alleys of the Khan el-Khalili Bazaar
  • Transfer from the hotel in Cairo, Giza, and Cairo airport is free. 

Live Tour Guide

English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Polish, Russian, Arabic

Departure Time

8:00 AM

Departure & Return

Traveler pickup is offered.
Please contact us one day before the trip for the final pickup time and Let us know your hotel name and room number after arrival.

Price Includes

  • Pickup and drop-off at your accommodation
  • Egyptologist tour guide
  • Lunch at a restaurant
  • Entrance fees to the attractions mentioned in the description

Price Excludes

  • Drinks at restaurant
  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuities
  • Any extras not mentioned in the description

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Sunglasses and Sun hat
  • Cash
  • Camera

Infant from (age 0 – 5)  Free

Children from (age 6 – 11)  35

Adult from (age 12 – 99) 


How can I book a trip?

You can book via:

  • The website
  • Email
  • WhatsApp, Viber, and Telegram
    by sending a message [Tour name, the number of people, and the day of the trip]
    +20 101 330 0399

What payment methods do you accept?

We accept the following payment methods:

  • Cash on the spot
  • Credit or debit card (Visa and MasterCard)
  • Bank transfer – Bank Wire

Which currency is accepted on this tour?

  • Dollar (USD) $
  • Euro (EUR) €
  • Pound sterling (GBP) £
  • Egyptian pound (EGP) E£ 

What is the cancellation policy?

Free cancellation up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
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Solo Traveller

The air conditioned minibus was great and the guide was good. it was well organised and I throughly enjoyed what time I did spend in the museum of egyptian civilization, the Citadel and the hanging church.

February 21, 2023

Ruiz Hernández

Solo Traveller

Fantastic! I booked my tour one day before and it all went smoothly, excellent service!

January 30, 2023


Family Traveller

Honestly such a great time! Highly recommend. Our tour guide’s name was Sherif, if that’s who you get you are sure to be in good hands! Very helpful, loving, educated, and hospitable. The restaurant was very good!

January 17, 2023


Couple Traveller

Amazing day with an amazing guide!

December 29, 2022


Group Traveller

Ahmed is an amazing guide. He was briliant, always made sure everything was alright, took a good care of us, made sure we had enough water and even gave us some food. He was also very patient and his knowledge of the Egyptian culture is impressive. Thanks to Ahmed we enjoyed an amazing day in Cairo.

December 23, 2022
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