Private tour

From Cairo: Tanis and Bubastis with Traditional Lunch

From Cairo: Tanis and Bubastis with Traditional Lunch

Activity provider: Sun Pyramids Tours

From US$ 185 per person

Travel back in time as you explore the “lost city” of Tanis and the ancient cat-worshipping city of Bubastis on this private day trip from Cairo. Stop for a delicious local lunch in Cairo.

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Duration 8 hours
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Live tour guide
Arabic, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Spanish, Russian
Wheelchair accessible
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Experience

Highlights
  • Travel back in time as you explore the temple of Amun, Mut, and Khonsu in Tanis
  • Find out about the role of cats in the ancient Egyptian religion at Bubastis
  • Have the chance to see the ruins of the temples for King Teti and Pepi the first
  • Enjoy traveling round trip in an air-conditioned car with free WIFI onboard
Full description

Discover the history of Egypt on this private day trip to Tanis and Bubastis. Combine the old with the new as you eat lunch at the modern Suez Canal shipping lane. 

Meet your Egyptologist tour guide in the morning and relax on the scenic drive to Tanis in an air-conditioned minivan with free Wi-Fi. Uncover the secrets of Tanis which was the biblical site of Zoan in the ancient land of Goshen where Moses was found in the Nile marshes.

Explore the capital of the capital of the 21st and 22nd dynasties, during the reign of the Tanite kings of Egypt's. Admire the ancient ruins of the temple of Amun, Mut, and Khonsu.

Drive to Bubastis which is also known as Per-Bast as it is the religious center for the feline goddess Bast. Have some time to see the temples for King Teti and Pepi the first.

Finally, drive to Cairo to have a delectable local lunch amd return to your accommodation in Cairo.

Includes
  • Entrance fees
  • Guide
  • Lunch
  • Bottled water
  • Drinks
  • Tipping

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  • Passport or ID card

Product ID: 409973