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Old Cairo: Full-Day Islamic and Coptic Cairo Private Tour

4.9 / 5

25 reviews

Old Cairo: Full-Day Islamic and Coptic Cairo Private Tour

Activity provider: OceanAir Travels
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From US$ 59.25 per person

Marvel at the most important cultural and historical sites in Islamic and Coptic Cairo on a full-day tour. Walk past the impressive Salah al-Din in Saladin Citadel, splendid mosques, the Hanging Church, Khan el-Khalili Bazaar, and more.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Duration 6 hours
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Live tour guide
English, French, Spanish, German, Italian, Arabic
Pickup included
Pickup is available from your accommodation in Cairo or Giza. The long-range pickup service from Nasr city, Cairo Airport, Heliopolis City, Mirage city, Rehab City, Madinaty, New Cairo, New Capital hotels, or 6th of October City is available to book in the checkout process as an 'Add-on'. You will be contacted via WhatsApp, email, or phone the day before the tour to confirm the exact pickup time.

Experience

Highlights
  • Discover the Citadel of Salah al-Din and the Mosque of Muhammed Ali Pasha
  • Stopover at the oldest market of Cairo, Khan el-Khalili Bazaar
  • Explore the Old Cairo sights, such as the Hanging Church
Full description

Meet your professional tour guide in your hotel lobby. Then, head off to the first stop of the private tour in an air-conditioned vehicle, one of the most famous sightseeing stops of Islamic and Coptic Cairo. Visit the Citadel of Salah al-Din and El Moez Street to admire the architectural beauty of Islamic tradition.  After that, proceed to a local restaurant for lunch to sample traditional cuisine. Next, drive toward Old Cairo's main attractions, including the Hanging Church, also referred to as Al-Muallaqa Church. Check out the Saints Sergius and Bacchus Church. Later on, visit the old market and Bazaar of Cairo called Khan El Khalili Bazaar. Prepare to be amazed by the local, handmade items. After enjoying your time wandering through the market, your full-day tour will end with a drop-off back at your hotel.

Includes
  • Transportation in an air-conditioned vehicle
  • Egyptologist tour guide
  • Lunch at a local restaurant
  • Cold mineral water
  • Tax and service charges
  • Entrance fees to the sites mentioned
  • Extra services or expenses not mentioned
  • Gratuities (optional)
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You must bring your own headphones
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You must fill out a travel information form
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Smoking
  • Luggage or large bags
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.9 /5

based on 25 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    5/5
  • Transportation
    4.9/5
  • Value for money
    4.9/5

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We had an excellent day. We were picked up on time by Sayed Hamdy. He took us to the main attractions and gave us a lot of information. He is very knowledgeable, we were so pleased we had him as a tour guide. The lunch was also amazing, on the Nile, we had the best view. It’s totally worth going on this tour!

April 14, 2022

Amazing day with Ahmed! He couldn’t have been more helpful. He was extremely knowledgeable and made sure all our questions were answered and we understood everything. We had a great day learning about the rich history of Cairo and it’s cultures, finished off by a local lunch. Organisation beforehand was superb - timings and pickup were arranged seamlessly. Would definitely book another tour with them again!

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February 17, 2022

Our guide was very knowledgeable and personable during our tour

May 6, 2022

Product ID: 279982