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Duration

3 Hours

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

20 people

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Overview

Tour to Cairo Tower During the reign of the former Egyptian president Jamal Abd ُEl Nasser Cairo tower built. Egyptians Build Cairo tower in the late 60th and it cost 6 million pounds at the time. This sum of money was given to the Egyptian government by the USA to... More

Tour to Cairo Tower

During the reign of the former Egyptian president Jamal Abd ُEl Nasser Cairo tower built.

Egyptians Build Cairo tower in the late 60th and it cost 6 million pounds at the time.

This sum of money was given to the Egyptian government by the USA to stop the Egyptians from supporting the Algerian uprising against the French occupation.

This was why the Cairo Tower had two names:

  • The American name “the fork in the back of Nasser”.
  • The Egyptian name “stopping Roosevelt”.

But the six million pounds didn’t affect the Egyptian attitude towards supporting other Arab nations.

Egyptِِِِ although needed that money immensely to rebuild its infrastructure.

Also, Nasser insisted on building  Cairo Tower to stand as a clear everlasting proof of the union and alliance Egypt has with the Arab world.

However, there is a nice revolving restaurant at the top of the tower.

Also, there is a cafe that offers all kinds of drinks and light snacks.

Cairo Tower is considered an architectural gem and they build it in the shape of the most important plant in the life of the ancient Egyptians, the lotus.

Now we would give you a brief idea about Cairo:

Cairo was the 4th Islamic capital in Egypt after Al-Fustat, Al-Askar, and Al-Qataie.

The Fatimid army leader Gawhar Al-Saqlabi build Cairo for the Muslims who were of Shia sect in 969 AD.

So, it was surrounded with great walls that were separating the Sunni Muslims and Egyptians fro Shia Muslims.

All gates destroyed except for three gates that still exist.

Cairo has  a lot of places to visit and  activities to do, so if you are in Cairo don’t miss to do it like:

  • Old Cairo.
  • The Egyptian museum.
  • Islamic Cairo (khan el Khalily bazars).
  • Food tour.
  • The Islamic museum.
  • The citadel of Saladin.
  • Garbage city and St. Simon Monastery.
  • Felucca in the Nile River.
  • Dinner Nile Cruise.
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HIGHLIGHTS

  • • Cairo tower.
  • • Opera square.

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Pick up

Your guide will pick up you from your accommodation to Cairo Tower.

Cairo Tower

This city looks quite different from above than what one sees from below." The famous Egyptian actor, Adel Emam, said this to describe Cairo. It is quite expressive as the city looks quite different from above, especially from the top of the Cairo Tower. Many tourists from all over the world, especially Arabs, visit Cairo Tower when they come to Egypt in order to enjoy the panoramic views the tower offers of the city of the thousand minarets.

Drop off

You are going to enjoy your tour to the tower then the guide will take you back to your accommodation.

Included/Excluded

  • Flexibility to customize your itinerary to your own preferences
  • Modern air conditioned car from your accommodation in Cairo.
  • Pick up services from your hotel & return
  • Tour guide
  • Entrance fees
  • All Service charges and taxes
  • Any extras
  • Tipping

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Notes:
• In case of pick up from either Heliopolis (airport area) or 06th of October Areas, it will be with extra charge.
• Tour price currency is set to USD but you can pay in Euro or British pound.
• Our Tours can be wheelchair please advise at time of booking if required.
• Vegetarian option is available, please inform us at time of booking if required.

What you have to bring and know:
• Kindly be informed that you have to wear comfortable clothes and shoes.
• Bring hat, sun glasses, sun lotion with you if you booked this tour in summer season.

Payment methods:
We accept all methods of secure payment: Visa, MasterCard, PayPal, direct bank transfer.
Children Policy:
0 – 01.99 Free of Charge.
2- 11.99 pay 50% of tour price.
12+ pay full tour price as per adult person.

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