from $35,00

Cairo Sightseeing Tour to Citadel & Old Cairo & Cave Church and Islamic Cairo

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Duration

8 Hours

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

15 people

Languages

Deutsche, English, Español, Français, italiano, русский, العربية, 中国語, 日本語

Overview

Enjoy Excursion in Cairo, Start your Islamic and Coptic day tour to visit Citadel of Salah El Din, visit Mohamed Ali marvelous Mosque (The Alabaster Mosque), then proceed to Islamic Cairo, Visit Amr Ibn El-Ass Mosque, Ibn Tulun Mosque, Next tour to Coptic Cairo, visit the hanging Church, (El Moaalaqa church), Abu Sirga Church and Ben Ezra Synagogue, visit Move Than to Cave Church of Saint Simon, at the end of your Cairo Day Trip, transfer back to your hotel in Cairo.

Cancellation Policy
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund. For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time. If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded. Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted. Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time. This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during the tour
A:The policies on face masks and attendee health are: -Face masks required for travelers in public areas. -Face masks required for guides in public areas. -Face masks are not provided for travelers. -Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival.
What is the policy on sanitization during the tour
Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff. Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas. Gear/equipment sanitized between use. Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized.
What is the social distancing policy during the tour
Social distancing enforced throughout experience
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during the tour
Guides required to regularly wash hands. Regular temperature checks for staff.
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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Citadel of Slalh el-din
  • Mohamed Ali Mosque
  • Old Cairo
  • Babylon Fortress
  • Hanging Church
  • church of St. Sergius
  • Ezra Synagogue
  • Mosque of Amr Ibn El-Aas
  • Khan ElKalili Bazar
  • Al-Hussein Mosque
  • Al-Azhar Mosque
  • Mosque of Ibn Tulun

Itinerary

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Cairo Citadel
Cairo Citadel

Ancient Egypt Tours representative pick you up from your hotel in Cairo, start one of our Cairo; Giza Tours, Transferred to The Citadel of Salah al-Din was built under the order of Saladin between 1176 and 1183 to protect the city from European attacks. Today it is one of the main tourist attractions of Cairo and offers privileged views of the city, where you will see the view of all Cairo, as you will visit Mohamed Ali "Alabaster Mosque" which is considered the largest to be built in the beginning of the 19th century the ruler of Egypt (1805-1849) who ruled Egypt over 45 years & it is built in Turkish style

Ibn Tulun Mosque
Ibn Tulun Mosque

Than Move to Ahmed Ibn Tulun Mosque is one of the most important and oldest Islamic monuments in Egypt and was built 1142 years ago. It includes the first spiral minaret that was erected in the sky of Egypt. It is also considered one of the hanging mosques that are built on a rocky peak called "Shukr" on Mokattam Mountain.

Old Cairo
Old Cairo

Then Move to visit Old Cairo
The Start Visit Babylon Fortress, known as the Wax Palace or Babylon Castle, is an ancient fortress located in the city of Cairo in Egypt, The fortress is considered one of the largest fortresses witnessed by the Roman civilization in Egypt, and is one of the largest fortresses built by the empire, as well as the center on which the city of Fustat was built.

Than move to Visit fascinated built wonders such as the Hanging Church that was built in 3rd and beginning of the 4th century. also in the Basilica style.
The Hanging Church of Cairo rises majestically on the ancient tower of the fortress of Babylon. With an interior full of symbolism and icons, it has become one of the most visited monuments of the most magnetic city in Egypt. And no wonder, with an essence that mixes Roman, Egyptian and Babylonian architecture becomes a place where legend and history blur.

Than move to Visit The church of St. Sergius and Bacchus has a special place among the other Coptic churches because it is linked to the path of the Holy Family during their escape from King Herod to the land of Egypt. The name of the church is attributed to both Saints Sergius and Bacchus, who were martyred in the region of Rusafa in Syria according to Christian belief.

No one can be in Coptic Cairo without visiting the Ben Ezra Synagogue in Cairo, called El-Shamieen Church, and now located behind the "Hanging Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary".

Mosque of Amr Ibn El-Aas
Mosque of Amr Ibn El-Aas

visit to Amr Ibn El-aas mosque which is the very first mosque built in Egypt, After that transfer to important mosques and high places of worship for the Islam faith in Cairo. With 80 percent of its population as Islam, see amazing architecture built here with Islamic Cairo Tour. Appreciate the Islamic Cairo Tour with its artistic mosques built for worship

Cave Church " Saint Simon Church "
Cave Church "  Saint Simon Church "

Than Move to visit the important church Simon the Tanner (fl. 10th century), also known as Saint Simon the Shoemaker (Sam'ān al-Kharrāz) is the Coptic Orthodox saint associated with the story of the moving the Mokattam Mountain in Cairo, during the rule of the Muslim Fatimid Caliph al-Muizz Lideenillah (953-975) while Abraham the Syrian was the Pope of the Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria. Simon the Tanner lived towards the end of the tenth century and many Coptic Christians in Egypt, who were also engaged in handicrafts. Saint Simon worked in tanning, a craft known there till this day. This profession involved other crafts that depend on the process, from when Simon carried several titles related to skins: Tanner, Cobbler, and Shoemaker.

Al-Azhar Mosque
Al-Azhar Mosque

You will continue to explore our representative will accompany you to El Azhar. Have the chance to visit and enjoy the first Islamic University. Next is a mosque in Bab Zuweila, the Al Mouayyed Mosque. Badr Al Dein Al Gamal supervised the construction of the mosque.

Al-Hussein Mosque
 Al-Hussein Mosque

Then walk the road to another Islamic mosque, The Al Hussein Mosque and the unique Islamic house Beit El Sehimy. The trip continues to a Fatimide Mosque, the Al Hakam Mosque. Before the tour on Islamic Cairo is over, have the final stop at the mosques that Gawhar El Sakaly supervised while constructed, the beautiful Bab al Fetouh and Bab Al Nasr. After the trip, there you will drive to to Khan El Khalili Bazaar, (if there's enough time), one of the most famous and oldest bazaars in the Middle East.

Khan ElKalili Bazar
 Khan ElKalili Bazar

will drive to Khan ElKalili Bazar , (if there's enough time), one of the most famous and oldest bazaars in the Middle East. The bazaar is loud, crowded, colorful, and exciting—full of all kinds of goods and shiny baubles. You can find the typical tourist trinkets here, but don’t let them distract you from the genuinely fine shopping to be found here.
You will be transferred back to your hotel

Included/Excluded

  • All transfers by a private air-conditioned vehicle.
  • Pick up services from your hotel & return.
  • Private English-speaking Egyptologist guide.
  • Entrance fees to all the mentioned sites.
  • Bottled water during your trip.
  • Shopping tours in Cairo.
  • All taxes & service charge.
  • Any extras not mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Gratuities " Tipping "
  • Personal expenses
Children Policy
  • 0 – 5.99 Free of Charge
  • 6 – 11.99 pay 50% of tour price
  • 12 – 99 Full price

 

Cancellation

You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund. For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time. If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded. Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted. Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time. This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

from $35,00
Price/Person
Single 95
2 – 3  60
4 – 6 48
7 -10 42
11 -15 35

 

Languages

Deutsche, English, Español, Français, italiano, русский, العربية, 中国語, 日本語

Information Contact

Email

info@ancientegypttours.com

Phone

+20-1008888479

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