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Citadel + Coptic Cairo + Khan El Khalili
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1-DAY CITADEL + OLD CAIRO TOUR
Full-day trip to Alabaster Mosque at Cairo's Citadel, Coptic Cairo & Khan El Khalili Bazaar
DAILY DEPARTURES FROM CAIRO, YEAR ROUND
Sightseeing

Price $65

Egypt Cairo Alabaster Mosque at Citadel

Already seen the Great Pyramids of Giza and Sphinx? Immerse yourself further into Egypt's history as your Egyptologist guide to leads the way on this private tour with an unmissable visit to Cairo's most popular Islamic attraction - the Alabaster Mosque.

Learn about Christian life in Egypt while the tour proceeds through the Old Cairo where you'll discover the ancient sites and culture of Coptic Christians. Visit Abu Serga where the Holy family sort refuge, and Ben Ezra, one of the oldest synagogues in Cairo. Follow this with a stroll through Cairo's oldest and most colourful street market - Khan el-Khalili bazaar.

ITINERARY

08:00 Pick up from your hotel to visit Cairo's Citadel which was constructed by Salah El Din on the Mokattam hills in 1183 AD to defend Cairo from the armies of Crusaders. After that visit Mohamed Ali Alabaster Mosque which was designed by the architect Yousif Boushnaq, a Turkish man who came especially from Istanbul and built this great mosque for Mohamed Ali, the ruler of Egypt (1805-1849) who ruled over 45 years.

11:00 Proceed to visit Old Cairo where you will enjoy, the Hanging Church, Ben Ezra Synagogue, Church of St. Barbara, and Church of Abu Serga.

12:30 Lunch will be served at local restaurant in Cairo.

13:30 Walking at Moez Street to enjoy it’s fabulous complex of Islamic mosques and houses, ending your walking by free time shopping at the Khan Khalili Bazar that consider the Oldest market in Egypt.

16:00 Back to your hotel.


Please note the exact sequence of sightseeing and sites visited may be altered to suit local conditions, weather or other circumstances beyond our control. All included visits will be operated where possible.

WHAT'S INCLUDED

• Pick up services from your hotel & return in an air-conditioned bus as per the itinerary.
• Private English Egyptologist guide.
• Entrance fees to the major sites as per the itinerary.
• Lunch meal will be served in a local restaurant.
• Mineral water on board the vehicle during the tour.
• All taxes & service charge.


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Adult 12+ years
Child 2-12 years
Infant -2 years
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ESSENTIAL INFO
Trip duration: 1 day
Group size: Min. 2 ppl, max: any
Age restrictions: Min. 6 years
Departures: Daily
Tours customizable: No

PRICE DETAILS
Starting price: US$ 65 pp
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TRIP DIFFICULTY RATING
Easy (grade 1 of 5)

DRESS CODE / WHAT TO BRING
Daypac for carrying personal items
Loose layered clothing
Walking shoes or boots
Head cover, scarf / hat, sun glasses
Sun cream / protection
Extra batteries for your camera / phone
Small snacks / energy bar for the hike
Your passport / ID


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