Buy Tickets Online to the Grand Egyptian Museum, Giza Pyramids, Valley of the Kings, and more!
Egypt Adventures Travel Blog
by Gus Gleiter
4M ago
Egypt’s monuments like the Pyramids, Karnak Temple, Abu Simbel, and museums like the Grand Egyptian Museum now only accept credit cards for purchasing tickets, and you can now purchase tickets in advance for almost all sites online. In this post, I will talk about: Why you would want to purchase tickets online,  What website you can do this at and how to do it, Which sites you cannot buy tickets for in advance online,  How to use your tickets when you get to Egypt. Why you would want to purchase tickets online Purchasing tickets in advance online is great because it wil ..read more
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Grand Egyptian Museum Opens the Grand Staircase!
Egypt Adventures Travel Blog
by Gus Gleiter
6M ago
The Grand Egyptian Museum opened the Grand Staircase to the public! See over 50 statues and ancient pieces from the GEM’s permanent collection by traveling up four flights of stairs, with views of the Giza Pyramids from the top. The Grand Egyptian Museum’s Grand Staircase The Grand Staircase is split up into four thematic sections, each one containing dozens of statues and objects from ancient Egypt. The four sections include: Royal Image (showing how the pharaoh chose to have themselves depicted and why) Divine Houses (all about ancient Egyptian temples) Gods & Kings (ancient Egypti ..read more
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Grand Egyptian Museum’s New King Tut Exhibition — Now Included Automatically!
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by Gus Gleiter
8M ago
The Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM), Cairo’s newest and largest museum dedicated to ancient Egypt, has a new exhibition: The Tutankhamun Immersive Experience, dedicated to Egypt’s famous pharaoh, “King Tut”. The exhibit will be included with all ticket purchases for the Grand Egyptian Museum beginning in late November. Want to visit the Grand Egyptian Museum, sail the Nile on a Dahabeya Yacht, and see all the major sites, from Alexandria to Abu Simbel? Check out my Essential Egypt Group Tours! What is the Tutankhamun Immersive Experience? Before anyone gets too excited, no, the GEM is still not ..read more
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Is Egypt Safe to Visit for Travel and Tourists? Israel, Gaza Update
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by Gus Gleiter
8M ago
Check out my Egypt group tours here! Is Egypt Safe? How is the war between Israel and Gaza affecting safety for tourists in the Sinai Peninsula, Cairo, Luxor, and other places in Egypt? The short answer is, yes, Egypt is still totally safe for travel, and hardly anything has changed since the recent escalation between Israel and Gaza. In this blog post, you’ll learn: What the current situation feels like in Egypt How you can stay informed about updates Safety tips for travel to Egypt Before we get started, let me point out that this is an ongoing situation, which is changing day-by-da ..read more
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Grand Egyptian Museum Opening Update: New Tours Announced
Egypt Adventures Travel Blog
by Gus Gleiter
10M ago
Gus at the Grand Egyptian Museum earlier in 2023. The Grand Egyptian Museum , or “GEM”, Cairo’s new museum located in Giza by the Pyramids, is partially open. The full opening is still delayed, but here is an update with new information, including: New tours of the Grand Egyptian Museum, including the Grand Staircase New website to buy tickets to the Grand Egyptian Museum When the Grand Egyptian Museum will open What you can currently see at the GEM Experience the Grand Egyptian Museum and more on the Essential Egypt Group Tour! New Grand Egyptian Museum Tours The Grand Egyptian Mus ..read more
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2 days in Cairo itinerary
Egypt Adventures Travel Blog
by Gus Gleiter
1y ago
Gus (that’s me!) of Egypt Adventures Travel hanging out with some camels at the Giza Plateau. 2 Days in Cairo is all you need to see lots of ancient and modern Egypt! With this Cairo 2 day itinerary, you see all the highlights, including the Giza Pyramids and Sphinx, the Egyptian Museum, and some of Egypt's Islamic and Christian monuments. Plus, lots of Egyptian food! Prefer to watch instead? Check out this quick video going over every spot in the itinerary: Day 1 Start off your day by going to the Giza Pyramids and Sphinx (if your “Day 1” is a Friday, you may want to swap this day with Day 2 ..read more
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Grand Egyptian Museum Opening: Buy tickets online to select areas of the GEM!
Egypt Adventures Travel Blog
by Gus Gleiter
1y ago
The main entrance of the Grand Egyptian Museum The Grand Egyptian Museum has fully opened the Great Hall, along with a few other areas! Cairo's new museum, the Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM), is having its grand opening sometime in 2023 (still unconfirmed), on the edge of Cairo. But visitors can now get inside the GEM to see the Great Hall, the Glass Court, the retail area, gardens, obelisk square, and eat at one of the many restaurants inside Egypt's largest museum. Experience the Grand Egyptian Museum and more on the Essential Egypt Group Tour! Buy tickets online to the Grand Egyptian Muse ..read more
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Tell el Amarna Guide — Akhenaten moved Egypt’s capital here during the Amarna Period in Egypt!
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by Gus Gleiter
1y ago
The tomb reliefs in Tell el Amarna are unlike any other style of ancient Egyptian art. Tell el Amarna was Egypt’s capital during the Amarna period. Amarna Egypt and Tell el-Amarna were Pharaoh Akhenaten’s vision of a new city centered around a new religion, the worship of the Aten, or sun disk. You can visit El Amarna to see: The Tomb of Akhenaten Where the Amarna letters were discovered Amarna art—The Amarna style of art is unique and beautiful! Amarna style tombs The city of Amarna And more! View fullsize View fullsize These images show the location of the Amarna sites in rela ..read more
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Grand Egyptian Museum opening update: When will Cairo’s new museum open?
Egypt Adventures Travel Blog
by Gus Gleiter
1y ago
The Grand Egyptian Museum in Giza, Cairo — Photo taken in August, 2022 When will the Grand Egyptian Museum Open? Cairo's new museum, the Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM), was supposed to open in November, 2022 in Giza, on the outskirts of Cairo. However, there still is no official announcement of the museum's grand opening in 2022, or even 2023. In this post, I will share what we know about when the Grand Egyptian Museum will have its opening ceremonies, whether private tours of the Grand Egyptian Museum are an option, and when I think we might learn more about the opening date for the GEM. Watch ..read more
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Can I wear shorts in Egypt? What to pack and wear on your Egypt adventure
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by Gus Gleiter
1y ago
On a summer day, Egypt is hot! Egyptian men do not often wear shorts, but they are perfectly fine for a male tourist to wear. Aside from beachside resort cities, it is not recommended for female tourists to ever wear shorts in Egypt. Before traveling to Egypt for the first time, many travelers ask us what clothes to bring. While Egypt can be oppressively hot, it’s also a conservative country; most people cover up almost all of their skin year round. It’s important to have a plan of what to bring so that travelers can wear clothes that are comfortable for them considering both weather and so ..read more
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