The Iconic Islamic sites & Coptic Cairo Old churches & Synagogue Full-day tour

This tour will provide you with a complete picture of the country's history and culture through the different sites from the mediavle era, as you will see different scenes of the Egyptian identity through its Coptic and Islamic old sites.

You will visit Saladin Citadel, constructed in 1172 AD that houses the Alabaster Mosque of Mohamed Ali which was built in 1823 AD. Afterwards, tour Old Cairo, the site of a city that pre-dated Cairo with many historic churches, a Synagogue, and a Roman fort, end your day by exploring the exotic Souqs of Cairo (Khan El Khalili Bazaar).

per adult from

$88

NZD

Duration

4 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • All taxes, fees and handling charges
    • Bottled water
    • Qualified Egyptologist guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Private tour
    • Transport by private vehicle
    • Entry/Admission - Salah Al-Din Al-Ayoubi Castle, Salah Salem Street, Cairo
    • Entry/Admission - Mosque of Muhammad Ali
    • Entry/Admission - Mosque and Madrasa of Sultan Hassan
    • Entry/Admission - Al-Rifa'i Mosque
    What's excluded :
    • Drinks
    • Gratuities
    • Admission fees to the sites visited (Your guide will help you get the tickets)
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Coptic Cairo, Cairo Egypt

    You will proceed to the medieval part of Cairo to visit some of the oldest churches in the history of Christianity, including the hanging church that was dedicated to the holy Virgin Mary, and St. Sergius church, that houses the crept believed to be used by the Holy family hiding from the Romans. In the same area, you will also see the Jewish Synagogue.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Salah Al-Din Al-Ayoubi Castle, Salah Salem Street, Cairo, Salah Salem St, Al Abageyah, El-Khalifa, Cairo Governorate, Egypt

    Visit the Islamic icon of Egypt; Saladin Citadel, constructed in 1172 AD together with the Alabaster Mosque of Mohamed Ali, built in 1823 AD.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Mosque of Muhammad Ali, Al Abageyah, El-Khalifa, Cairo Governorate, Egypt

    Explore the Alabaster Mosque of Mohamed Ali which was built in 1823 AD.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Mosque and Madrasa of Sultan Hassan, Maydan Salah al-Din, Cairo 11511 Egypt

    Visit the largest monumental mosque in Cairo and wonder the amazing design of Sultan Hassan Mosque that was constructed in the 14th century AD

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Al-Rifa'i Mosque, El-Refaey, El-Darb El-Ahmar, Cairo Governorate, Egypt

    Visit the twin but not identical mosque of Al-Rifaie Mosque, just opposite to Sultan Hassan Mosque and get to know how the architectural design of old mosques changed over the years.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Masjid Al Hakim, 154 Al Moez Ldin Allah Al Fatmi, El-Gamaleya, El Gamaliya, Cairo Governorate, Egypt

    Walk through the historical Al Moez street that houses the largest collection of Islamic monuments in the world and see the old houses, streets, and gates of Cairo.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Khan Al-Khalili, Cairo Egypt

    Explore the largest market in the middle east and see how locals bargain for their deals.

    Duration: 1 hour

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We can pick you up from the main hotels near the Pyramids or in Cairo's downtown. Further hotels near the airport and in 6 of October city require an extra transfer for $10 per person.
    Return Detail :
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    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • With compliance to the Egyptian Ministry of Health, Ministry of Tourism and WHO regulations, self-protection is maintained, enough sanitizing supplies in the vehicles, yet lovely local Egyptians may like to shake hands or fest, an extra Alcohol-based sanitizer is highly recommend.
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Egypt Wonders Tours

Activity ID: V-31588P11

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