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Cairo stopover tour to the city attractions. 9 -10 HOURS

Enjoy your Cairo layover to explore the most important attractions in Cairo.Walk among thousands of statues,artifacts,coffins and look at the royal mummies in the Egyptian museum.Give a visit to one of the famous mosques in Cairo to learn about the true principles of Islam.Then interact with the locals in the biggest Souk(marketplace in the Middle East).

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Your tour guide will meet you at the airport to explore the city of Cairo.The first attraction will be the Egyptian museum. This museum [opened in 1901} has the largest collection of artifacts in the world. The visit to this museum is a must, with your guide, you will find yourself diving in a sea of 165,000 artifacts and antiquities. Your guide will explain and show you the highlights and most important of all. Mainly, the treasures of the young pharaoh Tut Ankh Amun, His golden mask and coffins and the contents of his intact tomb. You will enjoy looking at the fantastic sculptures, sarcophagi, jewelry and papyrus scrolls that date back to different eras. You will have the chance to see the royal mummies of the great pharaohs {optional}.you can have free time to browse the museum yourself after the guided part.
After the impressive visit to the museum, you will be taken to The Citadel of Saladin.This fort was built in 1173 to protect the city of Cairo against the Crusaders.The walls and towers of the citadel are still in place.A lot of structures were built inside the citadel but the main attraction is the Alabaster mosque or Mohamed Ali mosque. Mohamed Ali {1805-1849] ordered to build this magnificent mosque which is similar to the design of the Blue Mosque in Istanbul. Accompanied by your guide, you will learn about the basic elements of the mosque and the main principles of the Islamic religion.Both the mosque and the citadel were built on an elevated hill, so you have a great chance to have a wonderful view over the city including the old and the modern parts.
The third sightseeing is Khan El Khalili bazar. Explore one of the oldest bazaars in the middle east.it is an interesting, lively and busy place where you can try your bargaining skills. You will invited by our company to have a local drink on one of the oldest coffee shops in Cairo (EL FISHAWY).At the end of your tour you will be driven back to the airport.

Additional Information

Schedule Details:

Departs: Daily

Departure Time: 8:00 Am (earlier or later departures are available until 12:00pm(midday) if required, please advise at time of booking)

Departure Point: Tour departs from Cairo International Airport

Duration: 9 -10 hours (approx.)

Return details: Tour returns to original point of departure

 Pickup: Tour departs from the airport. Please include the details of your flight  at the time of booking.

Inclusions:

  • Qualified Egyptologist guide
  • Entrance fees to the mentioned sites.
  • Airport pickup and drop off
  • Transport by air conditioned vehicle

Exclusions:

  • Gratuities (recommended).
  • Food and drinks unless specified.

Payment Policy

Deposit: No deposit required.

Payment: You pay the full amount to your tour guide on the day of your tour. You can pay in cash (US dollars, Euros, or Egyptian Pounds) or by credit card (Visa or MasterCard). Please note that there will be a 3% charge for using a credit card.

Pricing Information:

  • Prices are listed as a guide only. For an exact price quote contact us
  • Child prices are not applicable, adult prices apply to all travelers.
  • Infants aged 2 years and under are free of charge, provided they do not
  • occupy a seat
  • Prices are per person.
  • Our pricing is updated constantly to ensure you always receive the lowest price possible.
  • This tour must be booked at least 24 hours in advance of your travel date
    Confirmation of this tour will be received at time of booking

Price

Per Person Price
 1 Person $140.00
2-4 Persons $95.00
5-8 Persons $80.00
9-16 Persons $65.00