Cairo Day Tours $35 Per Person
Visit Cairo’s remarkable landmarks in a day tour. In this tour you will visit the famous Egyptian Museum at Tahrir Square, and then move on to Old Coptic and the Saladin Citadel where you will visit the Alabaster Mosque of Mohamed Ali Pasha.
Our representative will pick you up from your hotel in Cairo, and then your tour guide will accompany you to visit the famous Egyptian museum at Tahrir Square in downtown Cairo. It is the only one place that houses more than 250 thousand artifacts telling the glorious history of Egypt throughout the ages. More than 5 thousands pieces of art belong to king tut including his world famous golden mask . You will see almost all King Tut’s treasures inside the museum. You can also pay a visit to mummies’ room (extra ticket on spot).
Then you will move on to the Citadel of Saladin (Salah El Din Citadel) built in 1183 AD to protect Cairo from the potential attacks of the Crusaders’ armies. Inside the walls of the citadel you will visit the mosque of Mohamed Ali, known as the Alabaster Mosque.
It is considered to the most beautiful mosques in Egypt having many decorations, lamps and ornaments. it was designed by the Turkish architect Yousif Boushnaq that is why it is very similar to the Blue Mosque in Turkey.
Then continue to see Old Cairo zone “Coptic Cairo” . In Coptic Cairo you will realize how Egypt is different as you will see a model of peaceful co existence and tolerance by different religious communities . This special area serves as a perfect display for the three heavenly religions embraced in Egypt , you will visit the Babylon Fortress, the Hanging Church and other Coptic churches such as Abu Serga Church. The area has also Ben Ezra Synagogue and the Mosque of Amr ibn al-‘As the oldest mosque in Egypt and the whole Africa..
At the end of the day tour you will be transferred back to your hotel in Cairo.
• Pick up services from your hotel & return
• Private English-speaking Egyptologist guide
• Entrance fees to all the mentioned sites
• All transfers by a private air-conditioned vehicle
• Lunch meal at local restaurant in Cairo
• Bottled water on board the vehicle during your trip
• All taxes & service charge