Pyramids Of Giza & The National Museum Of Egyptian Civilization - Abu Dhabi

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Duration: 9 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    08:00 AM
  • Return Details :
    your hotel in Abu Dhabi
  • Cancellation Policy :
    This activity is non-refundable Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

Catch the best Cairo full-day tour and visit the Great Pyramids of Giza & the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization on this 8-hour private tour with a private guide.
Step back in time & Visit the iconic pyramids, the Great Sphinx, and other historic monuments, the city offers travelers a thriving modern dining and entertainment scene then visit the new brand museum the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization, the first museum of civilization in the Arab world, will present a comprehensive view of Egyptian civilization from prehistory to the present day, taking a multidisciplinary thematic approach designed to highlight Egypts tangible and intangible heritage. A museum of a new kind, unknown so far in Egypt and the entire Middle East region,. After that visit, the old Cairo or Coptic Cairo visit the Hanging Church and the shelter of the Holy family in Egypt & enjoy lunch.

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visit one of the seven wonders of the ancient world the great Pyramid of Khufus (Cheops) Three small pyramids You will continue to explore the rest of Giza plateau including the sight of Khafres (Kafren) pyramid - Khufu's son, the second-largest pyramid on Giza site, the remains of the funeral temple, the pyramid of Mankawra (Mykerinus) and 3 small pyramids. Then proceed to visit the Great Sphinx, the head of a pharaoh with a lion's body which dates from the time of Chephren the tour also includes a visit to the Valley Temple, which belongs to the pyramids of Chefren This temple served two functions: First, it was used for the purification of the mummy of the king before its burial. Second, it was used for making the Mummification process of the king. After visiting the pyramids, you will then continue across the plateau for a photo opportunity of the three pyramids rising from the sands.
The NMEC is the first of its kind in Egypt and the Arab world. It presents the full range of the richness and diversity of Egyptian civilization throughout the ages, from prehistoric times to the present day by focusing on its continuity and stability as demonstrated by its tangible and intangible heritage. The museums exceptional collection includes the royal mummies, which are exhibited in a new interactive display using 21st-century cutting-edge technology to go beneath the wrappings and reveal their secrets, in addition to shedding light on the rituals and religious beliefs surrounding mummification in ancient Egypt.
Coptic Cairo is the heartland of Egypts indigenous Christian community, a haven of tranquility and peace that reveals layers of history. Archaeologists have found traces of a small Nile side settlement on this site from as early as the 6th century BC. In the 2nd century AD the Romans established a fortress here, called Babylon-in-Egypt. Babylon has always been a stronghold of Christianity. At one time there were more than 20 churches clustered within less than 1 sq km, though just a handful survive today. They are linked by narrow cobbled alleyways running between high stone walls: the place feels similar to parts of Jerusalems Old City. That might not be mere coincidence, because when Jews were exiled from their holy city in AD 70, some found refuge in Egypt; the countrys oldest synagogue is here in Coptic Cairo. There are three entrances to the Coptic compound:

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visit one of the seven wonders of the ancient world the great Pyramid of Khufu’s (Cheops) Three small pyramids You will continue to explore the rest of Giza plateau including the sight of Khafre’s (Kafren) pyramid - Khufu's son, the second-largest pyramid on Giza site, the remains of the funeral temple, the pyramid of Mankawra (Mykerinus) and 3 small pyramids. Then proceed to visit the Great Sphinx, the head of a pharaoh with a lion's body which dates from the time of Chephren the tour also includes a visit to the Valley Temple, which belongs to the pyramids of Chefren This temple served two functions: First, it was used for the purification of the mummy of the king before its burial. Second, it was used for making the Mummification process of the king. After visiting the pyramids, you will then continue across the plateau for a photo opportunity of the three pyramids rising from the sands.
The NMEC is the first of its kind in Egypt and the Arab world. It presents the full range of the richness and diversity of Egyptian civilization throughout the ages, from prehistoric times to the present day by focusing on its continuity and stability as demonstrated by its tangible and intangible heritage. The museum’s exceptional collection includes the royal mummies, which are exhibited in a new interactive display using 21st-century cutting-edge technology to go beneath the wrappings and reveal their secrets, in addition to shedding light on the rituals and religious beliefs surrounding mummification in ancient Egypt.
Coptic Cairo is the heartland of Egypt’s indigenous Christian community, a haven of tranquility and peace that reveals layers of history. Archaeologists have found traces of a small Nile side settlement on this site from as early as the 6th century BC. In the 2nd century AD the Romans established a fortress here, called Babylon-in-Egypt. Babylon has always been a stronghold of Christianity. At one time there were more than 20 churches clustered within less than 1 sq km, though just a handful survive today. They are linked by narrow cobbled alleyways running between high stone walls: the place feels similar to parts of Jerusalem’s Old City. That might not be mere coincidence, because when Jews were exiled from their holy city in AD 70, some found refuge in Egypt; the country’s oldest synagogue is here in Coptic Cairo. There are three entrances to the Coptic compound:

Inclusions

  • Private transportation
  • All Entry fees for the sights
  • Lunch
  • Private Professioanl Guide

Exclusions

  • Gratuities

Additional Info

Travelers should have a high level of physical fitness

Children must be accompanied by an adult