Old Cairo and Food tour

Old Cairo and Food tour

Old Cairo and Food tour

In this tour, you are going to understand the ancient and modern culture, traditions, religion, art and style of Egyptians.

Old Cairo:

Old Cairo it’s better known with the multi-religion complex and Al-Fustat.

The Muslim army leader Amr Ibn Al-Aas has built Al Fustat from about 1365 years ago to be the Islamic capital of Egypt.

They took one year to build it, it was overlooking to the Nile.

It’s known by the multi-religion complex because there is the first mosque in Egypt, about 7 churches and Jewish temple, so there is a collection of the three holly religion Islam, Christianity and Judaism.

The food tour

All tourists travelling to many countries to visit the historical sites but also they want to more about the countries culture, traditions, and to try their traditional food.

So we decided to give you the chance to try our traditional food in the restaurants of downtown to eat and to see our life, also to know more about our traditions, culture and history.

Now we would give you a brief idea about Cairo:

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

The Fatimid army leader Gawhar Al-Saqlabi built Cairo for the Muslims who were of Shia sect.

So, it built-in 969 AD and 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 with Food Tour.
  • The Egyptian museum.
  • Islamic Cairo (khan el Khalily bazars).
  • The Islamic museum.
  • The citadel of Saladin.
  • Garbage city and St. Simon Monastery.
  • Felucca in the Nile River.
  • Dinner Nile Cruise.

Overview

Old Cairo and Food tour

In this tour, you are going to understand the ancient and modern culture, traditions, religion, art and style of Egyptians.

Highlights

  • The mosque of Amr ibn Al Aas.
  • The hanging church.
  • Babylon fortress.
  • St. George church.
  • Abu Serga Church.
  • St. Barbara church
  • The Synagogue.
  • Food tour.

Itinerary

Day 1

Your guide will pick up you from your accommodation.

Day 2

Old Cairo it’s one of the most important places to visit as it was the first Islamic Capital of Egypt
The guide will start with you the tour in old Cairo in Amr Ibn Al-Aas mosque the first mosque in whole Egypt.

Day 3

Then you will move to the hanging church, Saint Barbara church, Saint George church and Segues church. Then we will visit the Synagogue or the Jewish temple.
In this area you will walk like Egyptians between their houses that inside the historical site.

Day 4

Then we will go to walk in the down town to see the local cafes and restaurants, also will see the old building and Tahrir Square, your guide will give you an idea about the Egyptian culture, traditions, costume and religion.

Day 5

Finally your guide will take you to your accommodation.

Includes/Excludes

Includes

  • 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
  • Tickets
  • Water and Egyptian tea
  • Lunch
  • All Service charges and taxes

Excludes

  • Any extras
  • Tipping
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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Trip Facts

  • About 5-7 hours.
  • Included
  • Day Tour