Private Cairo: Treasures and Tut

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  • COVID-19protected
  • Walking tour
  • Sightseeing tour
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  • duration 6 hours
  • tour type Group
  • minimum participants 2
  • max group size 12
  • guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
  • Starts Cairo, Egypt
  • Ends Cairo, Egypt
  • See Egypt’s most fascinating ancient artifacts
  • Learn about King Tutankhamun and his golden treasures
  • Find out why Liberation Square is a hotspot for political street art
  • Sail the Nile in a traditional wooden sailing boat known as a felucca
The Private Cairo: Treasures and Tut tour starts and ends in Cairo. The Private Cairo: Treasures and Tut is a walking tour that takes 6 hours.

Unleash your inner archaeologist with a visit to the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities. Your guide will bring history back to life, from prehistoric artifacts to the treasures of Egypt’s most famous royalty, King Tutankhamun. A stroll through Tahrir Square, with its graffiti messages and political symbolism, will bring you into the present and show you how Egyptians are still making history today. End your private tour with a relaxing felucca ride along the Nile.
This tour is priced for a minimum group size of two travellers. A solo traveller may still book this private experience but will be charged the base rate for two travellers.
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What’s a trip to Cairo without a time warp back to ancient Egypt? This private Cairo tour takes you through time from the modern-day streets of the city to the ancient treasures of the Egyptian Museum. You’ll wander past Cairo’s current icons, like the new Opera House and Liberation Square, the site of many political events during the 2011 Egyptian Revolution. You’ll see street art and graffiti throughout the square, representing Egyptians’ views about the Revolution and political parties.

From there, your private Cairo city tour will take you to the museum, where you’ll head back in time to the world of the ancient Egyptians. Your local guide will regale you with stories of ancient Egyptian beliefs, as you examine thousands of artifacts in one of the greatest museums in the world.

You’ll see not just collections from the era of the pharaohs, but also artifacts ranging from prehistoric to Roman times — in fact, there are roughly 120,000 objects in total in the entire museum! Mind-blowing.

Of course, for most, the highlight of all these unearthed treasures is the funerary artifacts from Egypt’s most infamous king: the one and only King Tutankhamun. Get ready to be dazzled by golden gems.

Once you’ve wandered the halls, your private Cairo tour will take you for a lunch break of some koshary, one of the most popular dishes in Egypt. You’ll head outdoors for a Nile cruise and board a felucca, a traditional sailing boat that has been used by the Egyptians for thousands of years. Chat with the captain to gain some insight into his day-to-day work, then head back to the mainland to reunite with modern-day Cairo once again.

Following recent safety incidents we recommend that you check your government's advice for their latest information on travelling in Egypt before your departure and ensure that your travel insurance covers you for all areas of your itinerary. We have links to prominent government travel advisories and regular updates on issues affecting this trip on our Travel Alerts page - 

This tour is priced for a minimum group size of two travellers. A solo traveller may still book this private experience but will be charged the base rate for two travellers.

  •  Local English-speaking guide
  •  Guided tour of the museum
  • Koshary dish
  • Felucca boat ride.
  • Museum entrance fee
  • Entrance to the museum’s Mummies Room.
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Cancellation for this Private Cairo: Treasures and Tut tour is free up to 48 hours before the chosen start date - full refund will be given. If cancellation is made less than 48 hours before the chosen start date, no refund applies.


For any tour departures within 18 June 2021, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 18 June 2021, a deposit of 100% is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 0 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Private Cairo: Treasures and Tut tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.


For this Private Cairo: Treasures and Tut tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are travelling to, as part of this itinerary.

Meeting start point :

Pharaohs Hotel, 12 Lotfy Hassouna, St, Dokki, Giza Governorate

Meeting end point :

Pharaohs Hotel, 12 Lotfy Hassouna, St, Dokki, Giza Governorate

COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • This tour follows established guidelines that are in line with the World Travel and Tourism Council’s ‘Safe Travels’ framework against COVID-19.
  • This tour follows the local government(s) recommendations for gatherings and group sizes.
  • Wearing a mask, hand washing and sanitizing is highly encouraged on this tour. Frequently touched surfaces are regularly disinfected.
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