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Al-Rifai Mosque (Masjid Al-Rifa'i) Tours and Activities

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Opposite the 14th-century Sultan Hassan Mosque, the Al-Rifai Mosque (Masjid Al-Rifa'i) is similarly grand. The mosque, built between 1869 and 1912, has a towering minaret and four decorated facades capped with an ornate dome. One of Cairo’s largest mosques, it houses the tombs of many members of the Egyptian royal family, including King Farouk.

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Full Day Tour Visiting Coptic and Islamic Cairo

Full Day Tour Visiting Coptic and Islamic Cairo

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Visit Cairo’s religious landmarks on a private tour to the city’s most important Coptic, Islamic, and Jewish places. Learn how the Christian Holy Family took shelter on the site of Saints Sergius and Bacchus Church, explore the Church of Saint Barbara, and see the gilded icons that adorn the Hanging Church. Enter a synagogue built where baby Moses was found and eat lunch at a local restaurant; see Cairo’s most important mosques then take in sweeping views of the city from Saladin’s 15th-century citadel. 
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$24.00
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$24.00
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3 Days Private Guided Cairo Tour Package

3 Days Private Guided Cairo Tour Package

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Get a comprehensive overview of the great city of Cairo on this 3-day private tour. Visit all of the city’s top attractions such as the Great Pyramid of Giza, the Sphinx, the Egyptian Museum, the Khan Khalili Bazaar, as well as the ancient cities of Memphis, Saqqara, and Dahshur. Learn about the rich and vibrant history of ancient Egypt from your private guide and enjoy complimentary refreshments throughout the tour.
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  • 3 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$185.00
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$185.00
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Private Islamic and Christian Cairo Day Tour

Private Islamic and Christian Cairo Day Tour

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Explore Cairo’s dynamic Christian and Islamic history on a walking day tour of the old city. The outing is divided into two segments. First you’ll visit Christian Coptic Cairo—among the most important locations for Christians in Egypt—and visit a church and a synagogue. After a lunch break at a local restaurant, continue on to learn about Islamic Cairo, where you’ll have the opportunity to enter two mosques.
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  • 8 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$20.00
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$20.00
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Islamic and Coptic Cairo Day Tour

Islamic and Coptic Cairo Day Tour

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Discover Cairo’s Coptic, Jewish and Islamic traditions on a full-day cultural tour that includes Abu Serga Church and the Citadel of Cairo. Step into the sanctuaries of the city’s most important Coptic churches, from the 4th-century Abu Serga to the elegant Hanging Church, visit a synagogue built where baby Moses was purportedly found and see celebrated mosques and madrassas. Finish your tour on the medieval fortifications of Saladin’s Citadel of Cairo, which protect the graceful domes and minarets of the Alabaster Mosque. 
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  • 8 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$25.00
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$25.00
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Half Day Trip To Islamic Cairo

Half Day Trip To Islamic Cairo

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They don’t call Cairo the “City of 1,000 Minarets” for nothing. Experience the majestic Islamic architecture of this ancient Muslim city with an Egyptologist guide to unpick their rich history. Explore the Citadel, the Alabaster Mosque, the Al-Rifa’i Mosque, the Sultan Hassan Mosque, the Al-Azhar Mosque, and (for Muslims only) the Mosque of Sayyidna Al Hussein. This half-day tour includes door-to-door transfers but excludes any entrance fees.
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  • 3 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$40.00
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$40.00
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Day Trip To Islamic Cairo

Day Trip To Islamic Cairo

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Don’t waste your precious time looking for taxis or fumbling with maps. Check off no fewer than five spectacular mosques and the notorious Khan al-Khalili bazaar in just half a day on this private door-to-door tour. See the Alabaster Mosque (and the Citadel of Saladin), the al-Rifa’i Mosque, the Sultan Hassan Mosque, the Al-Azhar Mosque, and the Al-Hussein Mosque with a guide. Please note, tour excludes any entrance fees.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$40.00
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3 Days private guided Cairo travel package

3 Days private guided Cairo travel package

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Explore ancient Giza, the Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, and other popular Cairo landmarks on an affordable three-day tour package. After hotel pickup, travel with your Egyptologist guide to the Great Pyramids, the Sphinx, the Valley Temple, Memphis, and the Sakkara and Dahsure pyramids. Check out the museum’s King Tut exhibit, tour the Citadel, shop for fine products at Khan El Khalili Bazaar, and explore historic Islamic, Christian and Jewish sites.
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  • 3 days
  • Taking safety measures
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$228.58
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$228.58
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Private Tour to Coptic and Islamic Cairo

Private Tour to Coptic and Islamic Cairo

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Explore old Cairo’s religious legends and landmarks on a full-day private tour from your hotel in Giza or Cairo. Customize the tour to your interests, and see how the city’s Islamic, Coptic and Jewish inhabitants have worshiped for milennia. Discover the Hanging Church and the Church of St. Sergius, then visit the Churches of St. George and St. Barbara. Take in the soaring minarets of Cairo’s most important mosques, then take views of the city from the Citadel of Saladin’s medieval fortifications. 
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$83.00
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$83.00
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Half Day Tour Visiting Coptic and Islamic Cairo.

Half Day Tour Visiting Coptic and Islamic Cairo.

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you will visit Coptic old cairo which is one of the places visited by the Holy Family where the spiritual impact of their presence is most felt still. you will also visit the Hanging Church which is one of the most historic places.you will also visit Ben azra synagogue where baby Moses was found. you will enjoy visiting Fort of Babylon which is a destination of Pilgrimage not only for egyptians but for all Christians all over the world.you will also visit Omar Ibn El Aas mosque.it was built in 624 A.D by the islamic leader Amr Ibn El Aas at el Fustat area. also you will visit Mosque and Madrassa of Sultan Hassan.It is one of the biggest mosques which is built in 1356 A.D by el Sultan Hassan.also you will enjoy visiting Al Rifai Mosque which is One of the oldest and most architectural mosques opposite to the Mosque-Madrassa of Sultan Hassan built in 1361.also you will visit St. Mary's Coptic Orthodox Church. and you can visit Saladin Citadel ( optional with extra fees)
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$32.00
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$32.00
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Private Full Day Sightseeing Tour of Cairo

Private Full Day Sightseeing Tour of Cairo

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Explore the remarkable architecture and history of Islamic Cairo with a private-full day tour of the city’s most important sites in a comfortable van. See the oldest intact mosque in Egypt, and stroll past the 11th-century buildings that line Al Muezz Street. Stand at the foot of an original gate to old Cairo, then walk the medieval walls at Saladin’s 12th-century citadel. See the elegant domes of the alabaster mosque before continuing to the mosque of Sultan Hassan and Rifai, where the evolution of Islamic architecture comes to vivid life.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$22.88
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$22.88
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Private Tour: Islamic Cairo including Amr Ibn-AlAs-Ibn Tulun, Sultan Hassa and El Refaa Mosques

Private Tour: Islamic Cairo including Amr Ibn-AlAs-Ibn Tulun, Sultan Hassa and El Refaa Mosques

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Check out some of Cairo’s most beautiful mosques, illustrating a range of Islamic architectural styles and fascinating history, during this 5-hour private tour. During your trip you’ll explore these buildings’ connection to city history and spiritual life at three locations. Visit the Mosque of Amr Ibn al-As, built in 642 AD around the time of Cairo’s founding. You’ll also see the Ibn-Tulun mosque, commissioned in the 870s AD, and explore the Mosque-Madrassa of Sultan Hassan, located near Cairo’s Citadel. Your visit also covers a private guide and vehicle, lunch, entrance fees and round-trip hotel transport.
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  • 6 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$51.43
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$51.43
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Private half day tour to Islamic Cairo

Private half day tour to Islamic Cairo

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Delve into Islamic Cairo—the area of the city with the most Islamic sights—without any worries about transport or getting lost on this half-day private tour. Soak in the bustling scenes as you travel between the sites by private car, and visit the Saladin Citadel, Muhammad Ali Mosque, Khan El Khalili bazaar, and more; all with a guide to provide background and insight not obvious if exploring alone.
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  • 4 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$65.00
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Day Tour To Islamic And Christian Cairo

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Day Tour To Islamic And Christian Cairo

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Explore Upper Egypt’s ancient landmarks on a multi-day tour package from Cairo with flights included. After a convenient hotel, airport or train station pickup, embark on a cruise down the Nile, visiting the ancient temples at Luxor, Aswan, the West Bank, and other important sites. Enjoy breakfast, lunch, and dinner on board, and learn Egyptian history and culture from a professional guide.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$20.00
$25.00
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Day Trip To Islamic Cairo

Day Trip To Islamic Cairo

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While it’s possible to visit Cairo’s Giza Pyramids under your own steam, a tour ensures the most from a visit. With this private excursion, focus on the UNESCO-protected tombs without worrying about transport or tickets. After hotel pickup by private car, view the Pyramids, Great Sphinx, Solar Boat, and Valley Temple as your guide shares insights you might miss alone, and relax knowing your return transport is all sorted.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$45.00
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8 Days 7 Nights Cairo Aswan & Luxor

8 Days 7 Nights Cairo Aswan & Luxor

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Experience the wonders of Egypt on our River Nile cruise, and discover our tradition of excellence. We carry travellers in supreme comfort and elegance a perfect base from which to discover the breathtaking sights of ancient Egypt. Beautifully appointed furnishings and impeccable service from a welcoming crew have earned this floating hotel a high reputation. We offer the perfect blend of relaxation and opportunities for sightseeing. Prepare yourself for the awe-inspiring sights of a long-ago age and let us take you to the Valley of the Kings. And when you simply want to chill out, just relax on the sun deck of the River Nile cruise ship, and sip a cool drink by the swimming pool.
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  • 8 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$1,257.15
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Cairo: 3 Private Full-Day Tours to Cairo Top Attractions

Cairo: 3 Private Full-Day Tours to Cairo Top Attractions

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Visit all of Cairo’s top attractions on a 3-day tour with a qualified Egyptologist tour guide. Explore the world-famous attractions such as the Giza Pyramids, the Egyptian Museum, Coptic Cairo, plus much more, as well as transporting you between attractions in air-conditioned comfort and lunch included.
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  • 3 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$300.00
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$300.00
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Cairo Layover Trips to Giza Pyramids Islamic Cairo & Khan Khalili Bazaar

Cairo Layover Trips to Giza Pyramids Islamic Cairo & Khan Khalili Bazaar

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  As Per selected time Pickup from Cairo international airport by our Expert Tour guide who will greet you with a sign shows our guest name on it then transfer in Private A/C Vehicle to Start your Cairo layover Tours Visit Giza Pyramids and Sphinx where you can see 9 pyramids at that sight, the most important one is the great pyramid of the king Cheops which considered as the highest pyramid have ever built in Egypt and one of the seven wonders of ancient Egypt, also you can see 9 pyramids at that area, Sphinx which represents king Kefren that his head as head of a human being and a body of lion’s animal, the valley kings which specialized for the high priest to make The mummification process of the king.  Then Continue your Cairo Layover Tours to Visit Islamic Cairo tour which including El Sultan Hassan Mosque is a massive Mamluk era mosque and madrassa located near the Citadel in Cairo. Its construction began 757 AH/1356 CE with work ending three years later "without even a single day of idleness". At the time of construction the mosque was considered remarkable for its fantastic size and innovative architectural components. Commissioned by an-Nasir Hasan, a sultan of a short and relatively unimpressive profile, al-Maqrizi noted that within the mosque were several "wonders of construction".The mosque was, for example, designed to include schools for all four of the Sunni schools of thought: Shafi'i, Maliki, Hanafi and Hanbali. Then Continue your Cairo Layover Tours to Visit El Rafaai Mosque  named in English the Royal Mosque, is located in Cairo, Egypt, in Midan al-Qal'a, adjacent to the Cairo Citadel. The building is located opposite the Mosque-Madrassa of Sultan Hassan, which dates from around 1361, and was architecturally conceived as a complement to the older structure. This was part of a vast campaign by the 19th century rulers of Egypt to both associate themselves with the perceived glory of earlier periods in Egypt's Islamic history and modernize the city. The mosque was constructed next to two large public squares and off of several European style boulevards constructed around the same time.  Then Continue your Cairo Layover Tours to Visit Ibn Tulun mosque is located in Cairo, Egypt. It is arguably the oldest mosque in the city surviving in its original form, and is the largest mosque in Cairo in terms of land area.The mosque was commissioned by Ahmad ibn Ţūlūn, the Turkic Abbassid governor of Egypt from 868–884 whose rule was characterized by de facto independence. The historian al-Maqrizi lists the mosque's construction start date as 876 AD, and the mosque's original inscription slab identifies the date of completion as 265 AH, or 879 AD.The mosque was constructed on a small hill called Gebel Yashkur, "The Hill of Thanksgiving." One local legend says that it is here that Noah's Ark came to rest after the Deluge, instead of at Mount Ararat. Then Continue your Cairo Layover Tours to Visit Alazhar Mosque is a mosque in Islamic Cairo in Egypt. Al-Mu'izz li-Din Allah of the Fatimid Caliphate commissioned its construction for the newly established capital city in 970. Its name is usually thought to allude to the Islamic prophet Muhammad's daughter Fatimah, a revered figure in Islam who was given the title az-Zahrā′ ("the shining or resplendent one"). It was the first mosque established in Cairo, a city that has since gained the nickname "the City of a Thousand Minarets. Then you will end your tour with Khan El khalili Bazar which was a market place for the foreigners coming from many different places to sell their own products on it during Islamic empires time here in Egypt, but right now it become a touristic place which has a lot of shops selling the Egyptian souvenirs and also has a lot of coffee shops where you can take a rest on it after that lovely tour which serving Shisha. Also this area has the most unique mosques as El Azhar mosque and El Hussen mosque. Then you will be transferred Back to Cairo international airport for final departure
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$70.00
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6 Hour Private Tour in Cairo Citadel and Islamic Cairo

6 Hour Private Tour in Cairo Citadel and Islamic Cairo

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Our guide will pick you up from your hotel in Cairo or Giza by our private vehicle then transfer to Islamic Cairo to visit Citadel of Saladin and Mohamed Ali mosque which was constructed by Salah El Din in 1183 AD to protect Cairo from the danger. then Mohamed Ali Alabaster Mosque which was designed by the architect Yousif Boushnaq an Ottoman architecture .it is same design but smaller like blue mosque of Sultan Ahmed. enjoy visiting Al Rifai mosque and Mosque and Madrasa of Sultan Hassan
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$39.00
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Private Islamic Cairo and Tannoura Sufi Dance Show In Wekalet el Ghouri

Private Islamic Cairo and Tannoura Sufi Dance Show In Wekalet el Ghouri

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Dive into old, Islamic Cairo on a private full-day tour, including lunch, dinner and a ‘tannoura’ whirling dervish show. Exploring by air-conditioned minivan and foot with an expert guide, discover this medieval city-within-a-city, Cairo’s oldest quarter, as you hear about its rich history. Visit the Ottoman-style Muhammad Ali Mosque at Saladin’s Citadel, and see the Sultan Hassan, Ibn Tulun and other mosques. After lunch, stroll through markets to three of Cairo’s medieval gates, and enjoy an Egyptian dinner and hypnotic evening courtyard ‘tannoura’ show at the Wekalet el Ghouri center.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$72.73
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$72.73
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Private Half-Day Tour to Islamic Sights in Cairo

Private Half-Day Tour to Islamic Sights in Cairo

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Check out Cairo’s greatest Islamic monuments on this private half-day tour, accompanied by an Egyptologist guide. Travel into Old Cairo, the city’s oldest quarter, and visit the medieval Citadel of Saladin, built by Saladin to stave off the Crusaders. Admire the city views and Mohammad Ali Mosque here before visiting two of Cairo's most magnificent mosques. Behold the 14th-century Sultan Hassan Mosque, one of the world’s largest and most extravagant; and visit the Al-Rifai Mosque, a stunning 19th-century sanctuary housing several Egyptian royal tombs. Hotel pickup and drop-off are included.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$72.00
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$72.00
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Day Tour to Islamic Cairo and the Museum of Islamic Art

Day Tour to Islamic Cairo and the Museum of Islamic Art

Enjoy and Explore Islamic Cairo which includes Citadel of Salah el-Din, Muhamed Ali mosque, Al Rifai Mosque, Sultan Hassan Mosque, experience the Museum of Islamic arts, and Khan El Khalili which is the most famous street consists of bazaars, restaurants, and cafes and also the oldest in Egypt.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$75.00
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4 Days Cairo Stopover - Private guided tour

4 Days Cairo Stopover - Private guided tour

Enjoy Our Journey to the heart of Egypt ,that takes you over 7000 years back in time Visit the Great Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx, the older Step Pyramid at Sakkara, Memphis and Dahshor Discover the Old city of Cairo Mosques, churches, The Egyptian Museum and Khan El Khalili Bazar
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  • 4 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$260.00
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2 Days Cairo Stop Over - Small Guided Group

2 Days Cairo Stop Over - Small Guided Group

Enjoy our Journey to Cairo, the heart of Egypt ,that takes you over 7000 years back in time, explore the ancient Egyptian city, the Islamic part and the Coptic part . Get lost in time, Discover the pyramids and watch living history pass by as it has for centuries. 
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$63.00
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$63.00

Old City Cairo tour and The Egyptian Museum Combined with Lunch

Old City Cairo tour and The Egyptian Museum Combined with Lunch

Explore the ancient Egyptian city, the Islamic part and the Coptic, Old city. Get lost in time, and visit the Egyptian museum that display thousands of ancient artifacts such as the Golden mask of Tutankhamen.
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  • 6 hours
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$49.00
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