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Cairo is known as the "city of a thousand minarets," and that's reflected in its designation as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. A journey into Islamic Cairo is a journey into the city’s past, from Fustat, Egypt’s first Muslim capital, to the 1,000-year-old walled city, the Cairo Citadel, founded by 12th-century leader Saladin, and beyond.

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Half Day Tour to Khan Elkhalili & Islamic Cairo

Half Day Tour to Khan Elkhalili & Islamic Cairo

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See Cairo from a fresh perspective on this private tour of ancient mosques, streets, bazaars, and more of the old walled city, Islamic Cairo. Your private driver picks up and drops off direct from your Cairo or Giza hotel, with onboard Wi-Fi to ensure you don’t waste a minute. Your Egyptologist clues you in to sights including the notorious Khan Al-Khalili, the ancient city gates, and a 16th-century trading inn.
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  • 4 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$49.00
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$49.00
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Half Day Walking Tour In Cairo

Half Day Walking Tour In Cairo

See more of Cairo—and less of the street hustlers—on this walking tour with a private guide. There’s no need to negotiate the metro: Your personal chauffeur brings you there and back in a modern vehicle with onboard Wi-Fi. Visit 13th-century Qalawun Complex, 16th-century Bayt Al-Suhaymi boarding house, plus ancient city gates, Muizz Street, and the Khan Al-Khalili bazaar, with a non-alcoholic drink in the heritage El Fishawi café.
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  • 4 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$69.00
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$69.00
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Cairo Museum, Coptic Cairo, Cairo Citadel, Islamic Cairo & Khan El-Khalili Tour

Cairo Museum, Coptic Cairo, Cairo Citadel, Islamic Cairo & Khan El-Khalili Tour

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With over 1,000 years of history, downtown Cairo is a destination in its own right. Your private guide shields you from the hassle and hustle and keeps you informed on this door-to-door tour, with a restaurant lunch overlooking the Nile. Highlights include the Cairo Citadel and the Alabaster Mosque, Coptic Cairo with the Hanging Church, the Egyptian Museum, and the Khan Al-Khalili bazaar. Entrance fees are at your own expense.
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  • 7 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$129.00
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$129.00
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Cairo Photography Tours

Cairo Photography Tours

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Cairo is a photographer’s dream, with pictures beckoning around every corner. Make the most of the photo ops on this custom private tour. Tell your guide what you’re seeking, and enjoy an itinerary tailored to you, with air-conditioned transport between the sites. Capture must-have shots at places such as the Giza Pyramids; unearth hidden gems and street scenes; or focus on Old Cairo’s markets and churches—it’s down to you.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$43.00
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$43.00
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Cairo Layover Tours To Giza Pyramids And Islamic Cairo

Cairo Layover Tours To Giza Pyramids And Islamic Cairo

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When your flight lands at Cairo International Airport for a stopover, make the best use of your time and see the Egyptian sights. After an airport pickup, you’ll be whisked away to the Pyramids of Giza, Islamic Cairo, and even the Khan Al-Khalili Bazaar. Ride a camel around the pyramids and check out the temples as you learn about Ancient Egypt from your guide. Just note that entrance fees are at your own expense.
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  • 8 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$124.29
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$124.29
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Islamic Medieval Cairo Day Tour

Islamic Medieval Cairo Day Tour

Islamic Cairo Day Tour is the most interesting part of your Egypt trip. Islamic Medieval Cairo with all the fascinating Islamic architecture, and the very rich elements of the ancient complexes founded by the kings and Sultans. Drive to Ahmed Ibn Tulun mosque See the Tulunid mosque at the museum of Gayer Anderson. Drive to Zwaila gate of ancient Cairo. See the mosque of Al-moa'ied Fatimid period. Walk though the street of Ghouria where we can see the Ghouri complex and Wikala, the Egyptian market of fabrics and cotton. See Al-Azhar mosque. Walk through Al-mo'ez Ledin Ellah Al-fatimi Street where we can see the Qalawon complex (outside view), Sehaimi ancient Islamic house, and Nahaseen shops of coper. Enjoy your Egyptian Tea in Al-feshawy coffee shop in Khan El-khalili.
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  • 6 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$99.00
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$99.00
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Private Best 2-Days Tour in Egypt

Private Best 2-Days Tour in Egypt

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There are other tours that pack in Cairo’s top sites, but this one plans all the details for you, so you can travel at ease. Along with hotel pickup and drop-off in an air-conditioned vehicle, snacks are also included. Your guide shows you the Pyramids of Giza, takes you to the Khan el-Khalili bazaar for shopping, and sets you up for a short camel ride, too.
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$97.15
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$97.15
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8-Day Private Tour Cairo, Aswan, Luxor and Nile Cruise Including Air Fare

8-Day Private Tour Cairo, Aswan, Luxor and Nile Cruise Including Air Fare

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4 Nights Cairo, Pyramids,Egyptian Museum, 4-Day Nile Cruise, Aswan, Komombo, Edfu and Luxor. Cairo Enjoy 4-nights in this fascinating capital city. While here you will enjoy private sightseeing taking you to the Egyptian Museum, the Sphinx, the Pyramids in Giza, You will also have leisure time to explore the market places and many cultural wonders of this modern city. Nile Cruise This package will take you on a 4-day cruise of the incredible Nile River. On the first day of the cruise you will visit Aswan High dam, Philae temple and Felucca sailing on the Nile. on the second day you may choose the optional visit to Abu Simbel temple. Upon leaving Aswan you will sail to kommombo temple after that you will sail to Edfu temple and overnight. on third day a visit to visit the 2,000 year old Temple of Horus, then sail to Luxor, visit Luxor temple and karnak temple. on last day of the cruise day-4 visit the valley of the kings, Hatshepsut temple and Colossi of Memnon. Then fly to Cairo
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  • 8 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$1,370.00
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$1,370.00
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Half day tour from Bab El-Foutouh to Khan El-khalili

Half day tour from Bab El-Foutouh to Khan El-khalili

Start Cairo half day walking tour from Bab El-Foutouh. You will be escorted by your private guide in an amazing walking tour to Khan El-khalili tourist bazaar to see some of the very unique ancient Cairo buildings. start with the ancient gate and then get inside the mosque of Al-Hakim, one of the very special mosques of medieval Cairo, take photos and enjoy the peaceful atmosphere of the huge mosque. Proceed to El-Moez street to see more ancient mosques, Islamic ancient houses, ancient complexes, Kotabs and Sabils. Walk through El-Nahaseen area of brass and copper makers, lemon and olive market. See the shops of the Hookah whole sale and spare parts, and see the real Egyptian life in this old Cairo area. Finish your very special walking tour in Khan El-khalili tourist bazaar with a shopping opportunity in one of the largest tourist bazaars in the world. Your guide will take you to the oldest cafe house of Cairo "El-fishawy" to enjoy your Egyptian tea.
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  • 4 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$79.00
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$79.00
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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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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
  • Taking safety measures
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$24.00
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$24.00
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Half Day Tour: El Moez Street, Old Mosques Al Azhar Park and Khan EL Khalili Bazaar

Half Day Tour: El Moez Street, Old Mosques Al Azhar Park and Khan EL Khalili Bazaar

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Explore Cairo’s mosques and markets on this half-day excursion. After a convenient hotel pickup, travel with your guide to El Moez Street. See monuments like Bab El Fetouh, a 1,000-year-old gate in the old city walls, and mosques like Al Azhar, Al Husseen, and El Aqmar. Check out the nearly century-old Khan el Khalili souk, the city views from Al Azhar park, and enjoy lunch included in the tour price.
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  • 5 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$80.00
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 Pyramids, Sphinx, Islamic Cairo, & bazaar Layover Tour

Pyramids, Sphinx, Islamic Cairo, & bazaar Layover Tour

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Egypt Fun Tours will pick you up from Cairo airport upon arrival, and then you will be escorted to the Great pyramids of Egypt with a professional private tour guide, see the great pyramid of Cheops, the pyramids of Kephren, and the pyramid of Mecarynous, and then proceed to the Sphinx after getting inside one of the small little pyramids of the queens. Proceed to down town to see the Tahrir square, the Khedieval area, and the amazing European architecture. Continue your tour to the old part of Cairo to see the walls of the ancient city AlQahira, get inside one of the mosques, and see the Medieval architecture. Your private guide from Egypt Fun Tours will take you to one of the unique Egyptian restaurants to pick your typical Egyptian food. Continue your tour to the large bazaar of Khan Elkhalili. Finish your tour with a well-worth cup of Egyptian tea at El-fishawy coffee shop. Transfer you back to the airport around 9 pm to catch your connection flight.
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  • 5 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$139.00
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$139.00
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Horse Carriage City Tour in Luxor city with meal and soft drink

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Horse Carriage City Tour in Luxor city with meal and soft drink

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learn about the history, traditions, and culture of Egypt, and feel immersed in the bustling atmosphere of the city.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$44.00
$55.00
$11.00 savings
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$55.00
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Full Day Trip to Egyptian Museum, Khan Elkhalili Bazaar, Islamic & Coptic Cairo

Full Day Trip to Egyptian Museum, Khan Elkhalili Bazaar, Islamic & Coptic Cairo

Historic Cairo is a UNESCO World Heritage Site but the street hassles can be intense. Cover more ground with zero stress on this private tour with guide, transfers, onboard Wi-Fi, and snack pack. See the Egyptian Museum’s precious treasures; tour Coptic churches and an ancient synagogue; soak up the atmosphere in Islamic Cairo; and practice your bargaining at the historic Khan Al-Khalili bazaar. Entrance fees are at your own expense.
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  • 8 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$89.00
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3 Days Cairo Tour Package exploring Cairo Top attractions and best things to do

3 Days Cairo Tour Package exploring Cairo Top attractions and best things to do

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Explore ancient Giza, the Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, and other popular Cairo landmarks on a hassle-free three-day tour. After convenient hotel pickup, travel with an expert guide to the Great Pyramids, the Sphinx, the Valley Temple, and the Sakkara and Dashure pyramids. Check out the museum’s King Tut exhibit, stop by 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
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$190.00
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 Long Cairo Lay-over Tour From Cairo Airport

Long Cairo Lay-over Tour From Cairo Airport

Cairo boasts two UNESCO World Heritage Sites: the ancient ruins around Giza and the 1,000-year-old Islamic city, Old Cairo. Discover them both with an Egyptologist guide on this private long layover tour. See the Giza Pyramids, the Sphinx, and the Egyptian Museum, home to a world-class selection of artifacts; then tour medieval Cairo, including the Citadel, the Khan Al-Khalili bazaar, and the Alabaster Mosque. Entrance fees are at your own expense.
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  • 10 to 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$199.00
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$199.00
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Full-Day Tour to Citadel, Coptic and Islamic Cairo

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Full-Day Tour to Citadel, Coptic and Islamic Cairo

This full day private guided tour will take you to various Islamic and Christian sites in Cairo. Learn about Egypt's Christian history and discover Church of Abu Serga (St. Sergious) and Fort of Babylon. Visit St. Barbara, the hanging church and old Jewish Synagogue -Ben Ezra . Tour Islamic Cairo and pay a visit to Amr Ibn Elas Mosque, Ibn Tulun Mosque and the stunning Salah El Din Citadel. Step inside the beautiful Alabaster Mosque of Mohamed Ali; built inside the castle in the 19th century. Take special photos from the Citadel panorama. With door-to-door transport by an air-conditioned car and lunch at a local restaurant included but beverages are not included
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$93.50
$110.00
$16.50 savings
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$110.00
$16.50 savings
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Private tour to Saladin Citadel, Mohamed Ali Mosque, Coptic Cairo Hanging Church

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Private tour to Saladin Citadel, Mohamed Ali Mosque, Coptic Cairo Hanging Church

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Combine the Saladin Citadel with the treasures of Islamic and Christian Cairo on this convenient private tour. Skip having to organize your own transport and itinerary, and tour with a guide to ensure you view the main sights. See the 12th-century Citadel and Muhammad Ali Mosque, and explore the Khan El Khalili bazaar, Hanging Church, and more with your guide providing detail that you might not otherwise hear.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$35.20
$44.00
$8.80 savings
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$44.00
$8.80 savings
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Private Tour to Egyptian Museum, Coptic Cairo, and Islamic Cairo

Private Tour to Egyptian Museum, Coptic Cairo, and Islamic Cairo

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Cover thousands of years of Egyptian history—and three major belief systems—on this private tour to the Egyptian Museum, plus Islamic, Coptic, and Jewish sights in Old Cairo. Highlights include the famous death mask of King Tut, the 3rd-century Hanging Church, and Saladin Citadel, built from limestone blocks taken from the Giza Pyramids.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$53.00
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$53.00
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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
  • Taking safety measures
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$90.00
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$90.00
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Tour to Jewish,Coptic and Islamic Cairo + Felucca ride on Nile River

Tour to Jewish,Coptic and Islamic Cairo + Felucca ride on Nile River

Enjoy Cairo City Tour Visiting Old Coptic Cairo, the city that predated Cairo with many historical churches, Jewish synagogue, Islamic sites and resume your tour to enjoy a Felucca ride along the Nile River.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$54.29
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$54.29
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Private Guided Tour around Islamic Cairo Mosques Gates & Bazaar including Lunch

Private Guided Tour around Islamic Cairo Mosques Gates & Bazaar including Lunch

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Start your tour from your hotel by your private tour guide (licensed with a degree in Egyptology) in a private, modern a/c van with free WiFi, and explore the history of Islamic Cairo since its foundation. Start by visiting the Citadel of Saladin with its massive walls and towers. The complex includes mosque of Mohamed Ali (Alabaster Mosque), representing the Ottoman style of architecture, and the mosque of Ibn Qalaoun, representing the Mameluk style of architecture. Then move to the mosque of Sultan Hassan with its beautiful minarets and decorations along with the Mausoleum of the Sultan.Then visit the oldest mosque still intact in Egypt, the mosque of Ibn Tulun with its unique minaret Next, you can enjoy your lunch of local Egyptian food (koshary). Afterwards, move on to see the original walls and gates of Cairo dating back to the 10th century, namely Bab el Fotouh and Bab el Nasr (Gate of Victory), and visit the beautiful Fatimid mosque of Al Hakim.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$121.43
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Private 8-hours Egyptian museum , Coptic Cairo and Islamic Cairo

Private 8-hours Egyptian museum , Coptic Cairo and Islamic Cairo

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Discover the impact of three faiths—Islam, Christianity, and Judaism—on the bustling Egyptian capital during this full-day, Egyptologist-led private tour of Islamic and Coptic Cairo. See highlights like the hilltop citadel of Salah El Din and the iconic Hanging Church. Tours also include a visit to the antiquity-filled Egyptian Museum in downtown Cairo.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$58.00
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$58.00
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Should I book Islamic Cairo tickets in advance?
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Islamic Cairo can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund. See all 243 Islamic Cairo tickets and tours on Viator.
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How much does it cost to visit Islamic Cairo 2021?
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Islamic Cairo costs USD 20.00. Guided Islamic Cairo tours start around USD 20.00 per person. See all 243 Islamic Cairo tickets and tours on Viator.
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