Egyptian Museum , Cairo Citadel , Coptic Cairo and Khan El-khalili bazaar

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Tour highlight:

In one day tour you will move around Egypt history since pharaohs with  The Egyptian Museum with more than 125.000 artifacts , Greek Roman and Christianity period you will visit the Babylon Fortress ,Then finish your experience between Islamic architectures by visiting Salah El-Din Citadel and Muhammad Ali alabaster mosque  and  ,  and Cairo local life in Khan Elkhalili bazaar.

 

Tour includes:

– Pick up from your hotel or other

– Transfer by modern air conditioned private car

– Expert Egyptology tour guide speaks your languages

– Entrance fees for all sights mentioned in the itinerary

– Bottle of water and snacks

-Wifi on board

-Lunch

– All taxes

Tour excludes:

– Extra ticket like pyramids inside and solar boat

– Personal needs

– Tipping – recommended

 

Itinerary:

Around the clock on the time we mentioned our expert tour guide will pick you to start your tour experience.

Start with The National Egyptian museum which is one of the oldest and  most important museums in the world which was built 1901 ,it is the mirror of ancient Egyptian history since pre-history period till Greek roman period, it has 120,000 pieces of antiquities  , Right now it has the most important treasure was found in the world Tutankhamun tomb was found 1922 by Howard Carter  in the valley of the kings .The treasure collection more than 3500 Masterpiece of antiquities

Then drive to Old Cairo or Coptic Cairo which is a part of Old Cairo which encompasses the Babylon Fortress , the Hanging church , the Greek church of St.George and many other Coptic churches and historical sites . it is believed in Christian tradition that the holy family visited this area and stayed at the sites of saints Sergius and Bacchus church ( Abu Serga ). Coptic Cairo was Stronghold for Christianity in Egypt until the Islamic era ,though most of the current buildings of the churches in Coptic Cairo were built after the Muslim conquest of Egypt in the 7th century

Then drive to Cairo Citadel which was built by an order of the king Saladin the largest fort an castle in the medieval period 153,000 meter square it was built between 1176 to 1183 CE to protect Cairo from Crusaders Only few years after  defeating Fatimid Caliphate , Saladin recycled the stones of Giza Pyramids to finish faster as he can , It was used as Royal Court Since Al-Nasir Muhammad ibn Qalaoun  till Muhammad Ali Pasha 1807 CE who built two great palaces Salamlik Haremlik and one of the master piece of Turkish mosques in the world Muhammad Ali alabaster mosque in 1828 to 1848 CE , Perched on the summit of the Citadel .

 

After that you will get your launch at a good quality restaurant

 

Then drive to Khan Elkhalili bazaar , Khan Elkhalili Bazar is a major souk in the historic center of Islamic Cairo . The bazaar district is one of Cairo’s main attractions for tourists and Egyptians alike.

 

After Finishing back to your Start Point .

Single 2:4 Persons 5:8 Persons 9:15 Persons
75$ 55$ 40$ 35$

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