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Old Cairo Tour

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Duration

3-4 Hours

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

20 people

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Overview

Tour to Old Cairo. In this tour, you are going to understand the ancient and modern culture, traditions, food and style of Egyptians. Old Cairo: It’s one of the most important places to visit as it was the first Islamic Capital of Egypt. It’s better known with the multi-religion complex... More

Tour to Old Cairo.

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

Old Cairo:

It’s one of the most important places to visit as it was the first Islamic Capital of Egypt.

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.

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 the Jewish temple, so there is a collection of the three holly religion Islam, Christianity and Judaism.

You can see in the Old Cairo Tour also the most famous hanging church it’s the most beautiful church in Egypt, also there is a Coptic museum it contains the collections of Christian era and the ruins of some monasteries and churches.

It’s a local area nowadays there are a lot of people living there also restaurants, local cafes and markets.

In this area, you will walk like Egyptians between their houses that inside the historical site.

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 Tour.
  • 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

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

Itinerary

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Your guide will pick up you from your accommodation.
The guide will start with you the tour in old Cairo in front of Amr Ibn Al-Aas mosque the first mosque in whole Egypt.
It’s one of the most important places to visit as it was the first Islamic Capital of Egypt. In this area you can visit the oldest church in Cairo which is the hanging church. This area it known by the multi-religion complex because there is the first mosque in Egypt, about 7 churches and Jewish temple
In this area you will walk like Egyptians between their houses that inside the historical site.
Then your guide will get back you 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
  • Tickets
  • Water and Egyptian Tea
  • All Service charges and taxes
  • Any extras
  • Tipping

Tour Categories

Day Tours

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FAQs

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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