Cairo: Salah El Din Citadel and Old Cairo Bazar Guided Tour

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Ascend to the top of the Muqattam Hills as you explore the Citadel of Salah el-Din. See the collection of handicrafts at Khan el-Khalili Bazaar. Visit Coptic churches in old Cairo.

Highlights

  • Gaze at a panoramic view of the city on top of the Salah El-Din Citadel
  • Learn about the Islamic faith with a visit to Alabaster mosque from your guide
  • Visit Coptic churches which date back to the third century
  • Shop in Khan Al-Khalili bazaar and buy some handmade souvenirs
  • Escape from the heat as you travel around in an air-conditioned vehicle

Description

Relax as you are picked up directly from your accommodation in Cairo. Cool down inside an air-conditioned vehicle as your driver takes you to the Salah El-Din Citadel on top of the hills. Learn the history of the mosques and see the perfumes, jewels, and handicrafts at Khan El-Khalili Bazaar. Hop on board an air-conditioned vehicle at your hotel. Drive up to the Muqattam Hills and visit the Salah El-Din Citadel, built as a defensive fort. Enter the Alabaster mosque and learn about the Islamic faith as your guide translates some common Islamic prayers. Arrive at Old Cairo. See the Hanging Church, and the cave in Abu Sirga Church where the holy family rested. See the minarets of Al-Azhar mosque. Continue to Khan el-Khalili Bazaar and amaze yourself with the collection of handmade souvenirs. End your tour with a hotel transfer.

Includes

Egyptologist guide Transportation Entrance fees Service charge

Important Information

  • Bring sunscreen, sunglasses, and a camera.

Easy cancellation

Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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