Full-Day Islamic and Coptic Cairo Excursion

Full-Day Islamic and Coptic Cairo Excursion
Cultural & Theme Tours > Cultural Tours > Religious Tours
$157.06
Duration: 12 hours
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Description

  • Visit the Citadel of Salah al-Din and the Alabaster Mosque
  • Explore the shops in the Khan el-Khalili Bazaar
  • See the Hanging Church, one of the oldest churches in Egypt

You’ll be met outside your cruise ship by a Private Tours Egypt representative and board an air-conditioned, private vehicle for the trip to Cairo, to enjoy a sightseeing tour of the Islamic and Coptic sites of the old city.

On this full-day excursion, your guide will take you to the Salah al-Din Citadel. Admire the Alabaster Mosque and also the Al-Gawhara Palace, which was built by Mohammed Ali Pasha in 1814. Visit El Moez Street to see the most beautiful examples of Islamic architecture.

You’ll then proceed to Coptic Cairo to visit the the Hanging church, also known as the Al Mo'allaka Church, to see Saints Sergius and Bacchus Church, which sheltered the holy family, and visit Ben Ezra Synagogue.

You can take a break for lunch any time you like during the tour.

  • Visit the Citadel of Salah al-Din and the Alabaster Mosque
  • Explore the shops in the Khan el-Khalili Bazaar
  • See the Hanging Church, one of the oldest churches in Egypt