El Manial palace and Nilometer Tour

Manial Palace Cairo Museum, The Nilometer Tour, Cairo Sightseeing Tour, 
Egypt has so many hidden & un-hidden gems that need to be revealed to everyone, yet to be explored by locals as well as foreigners, Enjoy one of our tours in Cairo to explore El Manial palace museum, the Nilometer, Best photos with Nile view, walking on Manial palce bridge and enjoy lunch meal with Nile view.

Tour Itinerary

Pick up from your hotel by World tour advice representative will pick up ypu from your hotel in Cairo, to enjoy day tour to visit great landmarks from the Islamic civilization era. 

The first place to visit is the Nilometer .It’s located in the southern tip of Roda El Manial Island. It is one of the oldest existent structures which dates back to the Abbasid period just after the Arab ruled of Egypt. Cairo Nilometer importance goes back to a time when measuring the rise of the Nile river waters  was closely related to the levying of taxes on agricultural lands. Taxes were levied only when the waters of the Nile had risen to a certain designated level, which would irrigate the land during flood season.If the water did not arrive to the expected level this show it will be a dry year in Egypt and the rulers will not ask people to pay taxes, and they have to put a plan to save food and water for people and animals durng the dry years 

Proceed tour to visit the remarkable ElManial Palace museum, erected by  Prince Mohamed Ali Pasha “King Farouk’s uncle” and one of the grandsons of Muhammed Pacha El Kabeir builder of the famous white alabaster mosque in the citadel, Muhammed Aly had it designed in a style integrating European Art Nouveau and Rococo with many traditional Islamic architecture styles including Ottoman, Moorish, Persian, creating inspired combinations in spatial design, architectural and interior decorations, and sumptuous materials. The residence compound, composed of five separate and distinctively styled buildings, is surrounded by gardens planted with rare tropical plants collected by the prince on his travels along a small branch of the Nile. after this tour opt tour to ride felucca on the river Nile and enjoy a lunch meal at a local restaurant with Nile view,transfer back to hotel

Tour Includes

Pick up service from hotels in Cairo ( Extra 10 $per single tourist and $ 6 per person if more than 1 tourist if pick up is from airport or Heliopolis or 6th October r New Cairo hotels
Manial palace and Nilometer tickets
Private local tour guide
Lunch meal
Mineral water on board

Tour Excludes

Anything not mentioned

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