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Explore Islamic And Christian Cairo In Private Day Tour

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Embark on a captivating journey through the enchanting streets of Islamic and Christian Cairo with our private day tour. Immerse yourself in the rich heritage of these ancient civilizations as our expert guides lead you through the fascinating landmarks and hidden gems of this captivating city. Experience the awe-inspiring beauty of the Hanging Church and Synagogue Ben Ezra, explore the majestic Mosque and Madrasa of Sultan Hassan, and discover the cultural significance of the Al Rifai Mosque. Marvel at the magnificent Cairo Citadel and visit the renowned Khan Al-Khalili Bazaar, where you can immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere and indulge in a shopping extravaganza. Our tour promises to deliver a blend of information, exploration, and top-notch hospitality, ensuring a truly unforgettable experience. Come and join us on this private day tour and create memories that will last a lifetime.

About this experience

  • Free Cancellation For a full refund cancel at least before the start of your booking
  • 6 hours
  • Suitable for 1-15 Participants
  • Private Tour
  • & Audio GuidedGuided Experience
  • Explore Christian Coptic Cairo
  • Visit the Hanging Church and Synagogue Ben Ezra
  • Discover the Church of St. Sergius and Bacchus
  • Admire the Al Rifai Mosque
  • Experience the Mosque and Madrasa of Sultan Hassan
  • All Transfers by Private A/C  Latest Model Vehicles
  • bottled water
  • Hotel pickup / hotel Drop-off
  • Entry Fees ( Optional)
  • Guide (Optional)
  • Lunch ( Optional)
  • Personal Items
  • Tipping

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Introduction

Explore Islamic And Christian Cairo In Private Day Tour offers a remarkable opportunity to immerse in a full day of exploration, history, and cultural enrichment. Carefully crafted with attention to detail, this private tour promises an immersive and educational experience that is sure to leave a lasting impression. From the moment you are picked up by our expert guides in our fleet of private, air-conditioned, latest model vehicles, your comfort becomes our top priority.

What to expect?

During this tour, you can anticipate a total duration of 360 minutes filled with fascinating discoveries. The typical itinerary begins with a visit to Coptic Cairo, where you will explore the historic Christian sites and experience the spiritual impact left by the Holy Family. You will have the opportunity to visit the renowned Hanging Church, the Church of St. Sergius and Bacchus, and the ancient Jewish synagogue - Ben Ezra Synagogue. Continuing your journey, you will explore the magnificent Al Rifai Mosque and the iconic Mosque and Madrasa of Sultan Hassan, marveling at their grandeur and unique architectural elements. Finally, your adventure will take you to the Cairo Citadel, where you can admire the stunning Alabaster Mosque, and conclude with a visit to the vibrant and bustling Khan Al-Khalili Bazaar.

Who is this for?

This private day tour is designed for history enthusiasts, culture seekers, and those with a penchant for exploring the rich heritage of ancient civilizations. Whether you are a solo traveler, a couple, or a family, this tour is suitable for anyone with a passion for immersing themselves in the captivating and ancient history of Islamic and Christian Cairo.

Why book this?

Embarking on this private day tour is an opportunity to unlock the secrets of Islamic and Christian Cairo, guided by our knowledgeable experts. With seamless hotel pick-up and drop-off services, as well as comfortable transfers in our air-conditioned vehicles, your convenience is our utmost priority. This tour combines information, exploration, and top-notch hospitality, ensuring an unforgettable and enriching experience that will broaden your understanding of these illustrious civilizations.

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As you embark on this tour, it's useful to note that bottled water will be provided throughout the day to keep you refreshed and hydrated. Prepare to walk and explore various historical sites, so comfortable shoes and appropriate attire are recommended. This tour offers a unique opportunity to witness the historical and cultural richness of Islamic and Christian Cairo, providing an experience unlike any other.

Reviews

Guests who have taken this private day tour have been captivated by the depth of knowledge and passion exhibited by the tour guides. They have praised the comfortable transportation, seamless organization, and the opportunity to explore historically significant sites. Many have expressed their satisfaction with the overall experience, describing it as educational, immersive, and well worth the investment. This tour offers an exceptional opportunity to delve into the fascinating history of Islamic and Christian Cairo and is highly recommended by those who have experienced it firsthand.

How long before the event do I need to book?

  • You can book at any time before the event

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  • At least one adult or senior required per booking

Your Itinerary

Coptic Cairo

Cairo day tours to Christian and Islamic Sights starts at 8:00 am Pickup from your hotel in Cairo By Tour guide to Start your full day tour visiting Old Cairo that known as Christian Coptic Cairo which is Among the most important locations visited by the Holy Family where the spiritual impact of their presence is most felt still

Hanging Church (El Muallaqa, Sitt Mariam, St Mary)

The Hanging Church, also known as El Muallaqa, Sitt Mariam, or St Mary, is a splendid architectural gem that stands as a testament to Egypt's rich Coptic Christian history. Located in Old Cairo, this awe-inspiring church is renowned for its unique location above the gatehouse of the Babylon Fortress. Crafted with meticulous attention to detail, the church showcases breathtaking interior frescoes, intricate woodwork, and ancient artifacts, offering visitors a glimpse into the rich spiritual heritage of Egypt. Step inside and immerse yourself in the peaceful ambiance, marvel at the stunning craftsmanship, and explore the symbolism embedded within its walls. The Hanging Church is a must-visit destination for both history enthusiasts and those seeking solace in spiritual surroundings.

Synagogue Ben Ezra

Also There you will be able to visit and Enter the Church of Abu-Sergah and St. Barbara, the hanging church, and the old jewish synagogue – Ben Ezra Synagogue.

Church of St. Sergius and Bacchus

Abu-Sergah and St. Barbara

Al Rifai Mosque

Then Followed by another big famous Mosque Which is Al-Rifa’i Mosque The building is located opposite the Mosque-Madrassa of Sultan Hassan, which dates from around 1361, and was architecturally conceived as a complement to the older structure. This was part of a vast campaign by the 19th century rulers of Egypt to both associate themselves with the perceived glory of earlier periods in Egypt‘s Islamic history and modernize the city. The mosque was constructed next to two large public squares and off of several European style

Mosque and Madrasa of Sultan Hassan

then Followed by a visit to the Most and Biggest mosques in Cairo which is El Sultan Hassan Mosque that also known as `Madrasa El Sultan Hassan` that was founded by Sultan Hassan in 1356 A.D The Mosque-Madrassa of Sultan Hassan is a massive Mamluk era mosque and madrassa located near The Citadel in Cairo. Its construction began 757 AH/1356 CE with work ending three years later “without even a single day of idleness”. At the time of construction the mosque was considered remarkable for its fantastic size and innovative architectural components. Commissioned by a sultan of a short and relatively unimpressive profile, al-Maqrizi noted that within the mosque were several “wonders of construction”. The mosque was, for example, designed to include schools for all four of the Sunni schools of thought: Shafi’i, Maliki, Hanafi and Hanbali.

Cairo Citadel

Then visit The Citadel of Cairo where you can visit the most famous mosque in Cairo which is Mohamed Ali`s mosque that known as the Alabaster Mosque

Mosque of Amr Ibn Al-As

Then Continue your day tour to Islamic Cairo that was Founded in 641 A.D By the First Muslam leader Amr Ibn Elas Over there in Islamic Cairo you will be able to Visit and Enter the Following Mosques `Masjid` Amr Ibn Elas Mosque that was built in 642 A.D By the Muslim leader Amr Ibn Elas at El FUSTAT area

Khan Al-Khalili

Then End your day tour with a visit to Khan Khalili Bazaar At the end of the Tour, you will be transferred back to your Hotel

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