Papyrus Manufacturing Tour and learn Papyrus making in Egypt

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USD 11.43

Visit the Papyrus Institute near Giza to discover the ancient art of making papyrus prints. You’ll learn about the manufacturing process from ancient times to the present day, and watch a demonstration to see papyrus in production today. After the tour, you’ll have chance to browse a selection of papyrus prints that have been painted by hand, and buy them if you wish.
Departure Point
pickup from customer location in Cairo
Departure Time
12 pm
Duration
2h
Return Details
drop off customer location in Cairo
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Dress code is smart casual
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult

Languages Offered: English, German, Spanish
Prices Quoted Per Person in U.S.D ($)
  • From 2 to 4 People = 11.43 $
  • From 5 to 9 People = 8.60 $
  • Single Person = 14.29 $
  • Child from 6 to10.99 Y = 0.00 $
  • Infant from 0 to 5 Y  = 0.00 $

USD 11.43

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As Per Requested time pickup from your location in Cairo by our representative and transfer to Giza area to visit  one of The biggest Governmental Papyrus Institute in Egypt and it's sponsored shop near the Pyramids where you can see a demonstration of how papyrus - the ancient type of paper - is made, and choose from an enormous selection of hand-painted papyrus sheets. Prices range in all hands from 5 $ up to 150 $ after you finish you will be dropped back to your Hotel in Cairo

What is the Papyrus?

The English word papyrus is derived via Latin, from the Greek, papuros. The Arabic word is Bardy or also Warak Bardy meaning Papyrus paper.

It is often claimed that Egyptians referred to papyrus as pa-per-aa, literary meaning, that which is of Pharaoh, apparently indicating that the Egyptian crown owned a monopoly on papyrus production, though no actual ancient text using this term is known.

亮点

  • Immerse yourself in ancient Egyptian art at the Papyrus Institute
  • Hear about the complex papyrus production from the museum’s staff
  • See the famous paper being made as you watch a papyrus demonstration
  • Buy authentic Egyptian papyrus prints as souvenirs, if you wish

Inclusions

  • Entrance fees
  • Bottled water
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by private vehicle

Exclusions

  • Gratuities (optional)