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The Egyptian museum, Food tour, Old Cairo and the Citadel

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Duration

10-12 Hours

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

20 people

Languages

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Overview

Tour to the Egyptian museum, Food tour, Old Cairo and the citadel of Saladin In this tour, you are going to understand the ancient and modern culture, traditions, religion, art and style of Egyptians. The Egyptian Museum in Cairo: It contains the masterpieces for the ancient Egyptian kings and queens.... More

Tour to the Egyptian museum, Food tour, Old Cairo and the citadel of Saladin

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

The Egyptian Museum in Cairo:

It contains the masterpieces for the ancient Egyptian kings and queens.

Also, it contains the mummy rooms that provide the royal mummies for the most famous kings and queens.

The food tour

All tourists are travelling to many countries to visit historical sites. But also they want to know more about the countries’ cultures, traditions and to try their traditional food.

So, we decided to give you the chance to know more about Egyptians by this tour.

Old Cairo:

It’s better known with the multi-religion complex and Al-Fustat.

They gave it the name of the multi-religion complex because it has the first mosque in Egypt which was built by the Muslim leader Amr Ibn Al Aas, The Jewish temple and the oldest churches.

The Muslim army leader Amr Ibn Al-Aas has built Al Fustat from about 1365 years ago; they took one year to make it; it was overlooking the Nile.

The Citadel:

It built to be a defensive fortress as Saladin wants to fortify Cairo from the danger of crusaders and Shi’a.

Now we would give you a brief idea about Cairo:

However,  Cairo 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 the Shia sect.

So, it was built by the Fatimid army leader Gawhar Al-Saqlabi for the Muslims who were of the Shia sect, and it made in 969 AD.

Also, Cairo has a lot of places to visit and  activities to do, for the reason that if you are in Cairo, don’t miss to do it like:

  • Old Cairo.
  • The Egyptian Museum Cairo.
  • Khan el Khalily bazaars.
  • Food tour.
  • The Islamic museum.
  • The Citadel of Saladin.
  • Felucca in the Nile River.
  • Dinner Nile Cruise.
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HIGHLIGHTS

  • • The Egyptian museum.
  • • The mummy rooms.
  • • The mosque of Amr ibn Al Aas.
  • • The hanging church.
  • • Babylon fortress.
  • • St. George church.
  • • Abu Serga Church.
  • • St. Barbara church
  • • The Synagogue.
  • • The citadel.
  • • The mosque of Mohammed Ali.
  • • The police museum.
  • • The military museum.
  • • Food tour

Itinerary

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Your guide will pick up you from your accommodation.
Then you will move to the museum to start your tour. The guide will explain for you everything about the museum, ancient Egyptian history and art.
You are going to visit one of the biggest museums in Egypt it contains about 250,000 pieces, it also contains the masterpieces for the ancient Egyptian kings and queens. As well as it contains the mummy rooms that contains the royal mummies for the most famous kings and queens.
You are going to enjoy this tour because you will see everything related to the Pharaoenic era, boats, statues, coffins, sarcophagus, monuments and the mummies.
Then we will go to 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.
Then you will move with the car to Old Cairo.
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. 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.
Then you will move to the citadel it’s the biggest citadel in Egypt it was built during the reign of Saladin; it was built on Muqattam hills to be the main seat of government.
After that visit Mohamed Ali Alabaster Mosque which was designed by the architect Yousif Boushnaq, a Turkish man who came especially from Istanbul and built this great mosque for Mohamed Ali, the ruler of Egypt (1805-1849) who ruled Over 45 years.
Finally your guide will take 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
  • Lunch
  • All Service charges and taxes
  • Any extras
  • Tipping

Tour Categories

Day Tours

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old cairo
old cairo bazaar
old cairo churches
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the citadel of saladin
the citadel of saladin al ayoubi
the egyptian museum
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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.

Reviews

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Hatshepsut Egypt Tours

hatshepsute tours

March 01, 2020

good tour

spent good time at this tour
Hatshepsut Egypt Tours

hatshepsute tours

February 29, 2020

nice tour

good tour to take
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