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Old Cairo: Full-Day Islamic and Coptic Cairo

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  • 8 Hours
  • Everyday
  • Mobile ticketing
  • Hotel pickup offered
  • Without payment
  • Private Tour

Marvel at the most important cultural and historical sites in Islamic and Coptic Cairo on a full-day tour. Watch and enjoy visiting the Hanging Church, and Salah al-Din in Saladin Citadel.

First, you will enjoy visiting the Hanging Church, which is one of the oldest churches in Egypt, The Hanging Church is named for its location above a gatehouse of Babylon Fortress, the Roman fortress in Coptic Cairo (Old Cairo). Then, visit the Ben Ezra Synagogue, the Church of St. Barbara, and the Church of Abu Serga, one of the oldest Coptic churches in Cairo.

Take a 45-minute break for lunch at a local restaurant. Then, Visit the famous Citadel of Saladin, also known as the Citadel of Cairo, where you can visit the most famous mosque in Cairo which is Mohamed Ali`s mosque, one of Cairo’s most stunning mosques, is also referred to as the Alabaster Mosque because alabaster stone was used to cover its outside walls.

Next, Head to the famous Sultan Hassan Mosque, which dates back to the 13th century. It is the largest and most important mosque in Cairo. For instance, the mosque was intended to house educational facilities for each of the four Sunni schools of thought: Shafi’i, Maliki, Hanafi, and Hanbali.

Later, Continuing in the historical traditions of Islamic Cairo, head to the famous Al-Rifa’i Mosque, which dates from around 1361, and was architecturally conceived as a complement to the older structure.

  • Visit the Hanging Church
  • Visit Mohamed Ali Alabaster Mosque inside the Citadel of Salah El Din
  • Visit El Sultan Hassan Mosque
  • Transfer from the hotel in Cairo, Giza, and Cairo airport is free. 

Live Tour Guide

English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Polish, Russian, Arabic

Departure Time

8:00 AM

Departure & Return

Traveler pickup is offered.
Please contact us one day before the trip for the final pickup time and Let us know your hotel name and room number after arrival.
 

Price Includes

  • Pickup and drop-off at your accommodation
  • Egyptologist tour guide
  • Lunch at a restaurant
  • Entrance fees to all the mentioned sites

Price Excludes

  • Drinks at restaurant
  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuities

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Sunglasses and Sun hat
  • Cash
  • Camera
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Child
Adult

Infant from (age 0 – 5)  Free

Children from (age 6 – 11)  35

Adult from (age 12 – 99) 

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    +20 101 330 0399

What payment methods do you accept?

We accept the following payment methods:

  • Cash on the spot
  • Credit or debit card (Visa and MasterCard)
  • Bank transfer – Bank Wire

Which currency is accepted on this tour?

  • Dollar (USD) $
  • Euro (EUR) €
  • Pound sterling (GBP) £
  • Egyptian pound (EGP) E£ 

What is the cancellation policy?

Free cancellation up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
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Juhász

Family Traveller

I would like to recommend this tour. Great experience going from Old Cairo to Sala Din Citadel to lovely mosques and ending with interesting churches in Coptic Cairo. Thanks ADREISEN

March 3, 2023

Sarah

Family Traveller

Sherif is amazing guide. Very friendly. Thanks for very interesting Coptic and Islamic highlights of Cairo.

February 26, 2023

Markus

Couple Traveller

The tour was great! The tour was interesting and the tour guide was fun and informative. Thank you!

February 1, 2023

Marion

Solo Traveller
January 14, 2023

Susan

Group Traveller

Really excellently organised and well-run day. Our guide was wonderful. She was very knowledgeable and friendly, and an excellent guide.

January 10, 2023
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