Cairo Layover Tours to Egyptian Museum & Citadel with Mohamed Ali Mosque – Islamic Cairo and Coptic Cairo
Excursion Cairo’s professional Tour guide, will pick you up from Cairo Airport to start your full day tour.
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
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.
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
Pick up services from/to Cairo Airport.
All transfers by a private air-conditioned vehicle or private car.
Private English Egyptologist guide.
Entrance fees to mentioned places.
All service charges and taxes.
Any extras not mentioned in the itinerary.
Cost: 50 USD per person