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Luxor and Mummification Museum Tour

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Key facts

Where: Luxor , Egypt Duration: 3 hours

Highlights

  • A must-visit for history lovers
  • Learn the process of mummification at the Mummification Museum

Overview

Look out for ancient Egyptian mummies at the Mummification Museum and see a range of artefacts at the Luxor Museum. Pan through an impressive collection of ancient Egyptian artefacts, antiques and some interesting relics from the tomb of Tutankhamen, including a collection of 26 well preserved New Kingdom statues.

At the Mummification Museum, you will come across ancient Egyptian mummies of both humans and animals. Learn about the process of mummification and the ancient Egyptian concept of life after death.

Itinerary

For this tour you have the option of booking Luxor Museum or Mummification Museum. You will be picked up in an air-conditioned vehicle from your hotel in Luxor. Accompanied by a guide, you will be taken to the Luxor Museum located in the central part of the city, overlooking the River Nile.

Inaugurated in 1975, the museum is housed in a small, purpose-built building. It has a range of artefacts on display with a clear multilingual labelling used for grave relics from the tomb of Tutankhamen and a collection of 26 well preserved New Kingdom statues. You will also come across royal mummies of two pharaohs, Ahmose I and Ramesses I.

Mummification Museum displays both human and animal mummies. You will also come across tools used in the mummification process, as well as items buried along with the mummies for use in the afterlife.

After panning through Museums, you will be dropped back to your hotel in Luxor.

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Activity Schedule

When does it run?

Daily

Duration

3 hours

Start time

Start time: 1700h (05:00pm)
Duration: 3 hours

Meeting point

Your hotel in Luxor (Please advise your hotel at the time of booking. If you do not have this information now, please contact the local activity operator 24 hours prior to the start of the tour with these details.)

Ending point

Tour returns to the original departure point

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Inclusions

  • Hotel pick up and drop off in air-conditioned coach
  • Transportation in air-conditioned vehicle
  • English, French, Italian & German speaking guide
  • Entrance fees to the museums

Please note

Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour for reconfirming the departure details.

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Additional info

  • In most museums in Egypt, an additional fee for photo and video cameras is requested.
  • The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.
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