Secretary-General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities Mostafa Waziri - Egypt Today.
CAIRO – 30 August 2018: The Board of Directors of the Supreme Council of Antiquities decided to increase the prices of visitors’ passes that are required for visiting all archaeological sites, starting Nov. 1, 2018, Secretary-General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities Mostafa Waziri announced on Thursday.
Waziri said that the prices of visitor’s passes including Cairo’s passes and Luxor’s passes, which allow for unlimited visits to ancient Egyptian, Islamic and Coptic sites over a five-day period in Cairo, Giza and Luxor, will increase.
Waziri referred that the price of Cairo’s passes surged from $80 for a foreign tourist and $40 for a foreign student to $100 for an adult and $50 for a foreign student.
As for Luxor’s passes, Waziri said it is divided into two categories.
The first is the premium, which includes all archaeological sites and museums in Luxor including the two tombs of King Seti I and Queen Nefertari. The premium pass’s price hiked from $160 for an adult and $80 for a foreign student to $200 for an adult and $100 for a foreign student.
The second category, standard, includes all the archeological sites and museums in Luxor except for the two tombs of Seti I and Nefertari. Their prices rose from $80 for foreign adults and $40 for foreign students to $100 for foreign adults and $50 for foreign students.