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One-day Tour Cairo Old City and Citadel

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Price
$95 per person
Duration
8 Hours
Destination
More than 1
Travellers
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4 Reviews
5 out of 5

Travel back in time Exceptional Cairo

A day tour that will introduce you to the old Cairo city and lets you walk like an Egyptian, visiting the Islamic Cairo and Coptic Cairo in Old Cairo City along with churches where Baby Jesus lived for a while. And get the Egyptian experience having a traditional Egyptian meal at the famous market of Khan El Khalili with a cup of Mint Tea. This tour will give you stories to tell to your friends and add memorable moments to your trip to Egypt.
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What's included

Destination
Cairo , Khan El Khalili , Old Cairo City Discover Destinations
Departure Location
Your local hotel in Cairo or Giza
Return Location
Your local hotel in Cairo or Giza
Price includes
  • A guided tour of important places
  • Entrance fees
  • Entrance tickets to monuments and museums
  • Observation and participation in allowed activities
  • Tour with certified Egyptologist
  • Traditional Egyptian lunch
Price does not include
  • Personal expenses
  • Photography tickets
  • Souvenirs
  • Visa arrangements
  • 8:00 am
  • 12:00 pm
  • 4:00 pm
8:00 am

Pick up

Our Egyptologist tour guide will pick you up from your hotel in Cairo or Giza, to start your day by visiting Mohamed Ali Alabaster mosque , which dates back to 1830 AD. Mohammed Ali is considered to be the greatest ruler in Egypt old history. Then move to Salah El Din Citadel which dates back to 12th century AD.

12:00 pm

Old Cairo City

Proceed to visit Islamic Cairo by visiting Khan El Khalili market inside Cairo old bazaar, then head to the Coptic area where Virgin Mary escaped with Baby Jesus and stayed for about 6 months. We will also visit the crept where they lived, and visit the Hanging church, one of the oldest in Egypt dates back to 4th century AD. Church of St. Barbara, Ben Ezra synagogue, and the church of Abu Serga. Later you will be transferred to your hotel.

4:00 pm

Farewell

Say our farewells and hope you've enjoyed the tour at 4:00 pm and drop you off at your hotel.

More about Cairo Discover Cairo

Cairo is The capital of Egypt and the largest city in Africa, the name means “the victorious city”. It is located on both banks of the River Nile near the head of the river’s delta in northern Egypt and has been settled for more than 6000 years, serving as the capital of numerous Egyptian civilizations. Cairo is known locally as “Misr”, the Arabic name for Egypt, because of its centrality in Egyptian life.

More about Khan El Khalili

Khan el-Khalili is a renown bazaar and Souq in the historic center of Cairo city, Egypt. Khan el-Khalili was established to serve as a center of trade in the Mamluk era and named for one of its several historic caravanserais, the bazaar district has since become one of Cairo's main attractions for tourists and Egyptians alike.

More about Old Cairo City Discover Old Cairo City

Old Cairo is a historic area in Cairo, Egypt, this area includes the site of a Roman-era citadel and several settlements from the Islamic-era pre-dating the founding of modern Cairo in AD 969. It is also considered part of what is referred to as "Historic Cairo" or "Islamic Cairo". Old Cairo is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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Visiting Cairo Old City and the various landmarks like Salah El Din Citadel, the hanging church, and the mosque of Mohamed Ali will take you back to the time before the technology revolution. It will give you a glimpse into the life in Egypt during the 12th century.

User Reviews & Comments

  • Boglarka Bojtor
    5 out of 5

    Thank you so much for the wonderful tour, for so patiently coordinating our group:) and for keeping our attention all the time while telling us all about Cairo's wonders! Really great company, Sam is the best guide I had so far in Cairo.

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    August 14, 2019

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  • Mikayla
    5 out of 5

    What an absolutely wonderful time in Egypt with Sameh. Incredibly professional, funny, and so much knowledge. Will be a trip I will never forget. Thank you so much!

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    April 17, 2019

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  • Claura
    5 out of 5

    We enjoyed every minute of our trip with Sam. He is incredibly knowledgeable, funny and will go over and above to ensure everyone has the best possible time. A trip with Sam is guaranteed to be a great trip!

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    April 17, 2019

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  • Jamie
    5 out of 5

    Thanks sam for an amazing Experience in Egypt, the trip wouldnt have been the same without you.. you were soo informative but also made the trip fun and unique. Would definitely recommend you to friends. Jamie

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    October 10, 2018

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    Cairo Old City and Citadel

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    $95 per person
    Duration
    8 Hours
    Destination
    More than 1
    Travellers
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