Cairo layover Tours

Cairo layover Tours to Egyptian Museum & Citadel with M. Ali Mosque
Egyptian Museum & Citadel with M. Ali Mosque

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Book Cairo Layover Tours and visit 

  • Egyptian Museum Tours 

  • Cairo Citadel 

  • Mohamed Ali Mosque Tours

  • Islamic Cairo Tours

  • Cairo Coptic Tours

 

  • Pick-up

Excursion Cairo’s professional Tour guide, will pick you up from Cairo Airport  to start your full  day tour.

1- Egyptian Museum Tours

Full  day tour to visit the Egyptian Museum, where you can see a rare collection of 5000 years of art, which is considered the largest most precious collection of Egyptian art in the world. Over 250,000 genuine artifacts are presented, including an exhibit dedicated to Tutankhamen collection of treasure, gold and jewelry

 

  • Optional Stop for Lunch

2- Old Cairo Tours

Visit to Old Cairo,  where you will enjoy, the Hanging Church of 3rd  century, which was built on 2 towers, which remains from Babylon fortress, Church of Abu Serga,  where you can see the holycrypt, as well as, Ben Ezra Synagogue for Jewish.

3-Islamic Cairo Tours

Egypt possesses a magnificent art and architectural heritage that has lasted more than thirteen hundred years, beginning with the building of the Mosque of Amr in the seventh century. Cairo is full of medieval masterpieces that reflect the status of Egypt as the center of several significant Islamic empires

Islamic Cairo is not more or less Islamic than the rest of the city, but it’s the area of the city which holds the most, the greatest and the most famous Islamic monuments. Many of these raised by the Fatimid caliphs who founded the city Cairo (preceded by Fustat or Old Cairo). Unlike Islamic quarters in other cities, people, often quite poor, continue to live by historic monuments and mosques. A huge, bustling center of worship, trade, shopping and commuting – it’s a must-see for any visitors and deserves at least a couple of days to explore.

  • Cairo Citadel
  • Khan el‑Khalili: major souk in Islamic Cairo.
  • Mosque‑Madrassa of Sultan Hassan
  • Muizz Street: goes through Islamic Cairo has great concentration of bazaars and Islamic architectures.
  • Mosque of Muhammad AliFustat
  • Gates of Cairo
  • Salah El Din Citadel & Mohamed Ali Alabaster Mosque

Visit to Salah El Din Citadel, which was constructed by Salah El Din in 1183 AD, to protect Cairo from the danger of  Crusaders.

Followed by a visit to Mohamed Ali Alabaster Mosque, which was designed by the architect Yousif Boushnaq, a Ottoman architecture man, who came specially from Istanbul and, to  build this great mosque, for Mohamed Ali, the ruler of Egypt (1805-1849);  who ruled Over 45 years. Having the same design, as the “Blue Mosque” of Sultan Ahmed, however, smaller.

 

  • Back to Hotel

Include :

Pick up services from/to Cairo Airport.

All transfers by a private air-conditioned vehicle or private car.

Private English Egyptologist guide.

Mineral water.

Entrance fees to mentioned places.

All service charges and taxes.

Exclude:

Any extras not mentioned in the itinerary.

Gratuities (Tipping).

Lunch

Cost: 50 USD per person

 

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