Coptic and Islamic Cairo Tour from Cairo

Enjoy one of the most historical in Cairo through Coptic and Islamic Cairo tour. Explore the medieval Saladin Citadel, the Alabaster Mosque of Mohamed Ali, the mosque of Ibn Tulun, as well as the ancient Roman fortress of Babylon, the Hanging church. Walk throughout the alleys paved with stones in the oldest Bazaar in the Middle East, Khan El Khalili Bazaar.

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6 to 8 hours

Cairo

Egypt

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Having a free day in Cairo or just a few hours during your Cairo Layover? let's explore Old Cairo through one of the most exciting Cairo day tours. Enjoy the Coptic and Islamic Cairo tour which is amongst the top Cairo Trips that will take you to visit the most important ancient sites in Egypt. Explore the Saladin Citadel and the Alabaster Mosque of Mohamed Ali, built during the first half of the nineteenth century, it was the seat of the Egyptian government during many dynasties like the Ayyubids, the Mamluks, and even some Ottomans. You will also visit the Mosque of Ibn Tulun, which the oldest intact mosque in Egypt established during the 19th century, the Mosque of Sultan Hassan, which is one of the biggest mosque complexes for teaching Islamic law in history. the ancient Roman fortress of Babylon and the suspended or Hanging Church which is a unique church known as Al-Moallaqa in the Arabic language.

Built on the southern gate of the fortress and acted as a refuge for Christians during the Roman attacks as well as Berber raids. You will have the chance to walk within the ancient narrow streets and alleys of Islamic Cairo and Khan El Khalili Bazaar to witness the grandeur of Islamic architecture that still astonishes engineers and historians for being reached the peak of architectureBook now! and enjoy many other activities and things to do in Cairo.
Also check our walking tour in Cairo, Cairo Shopping Tours from our variety of Cairo stopover tours!

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Itinerary

At 9:00 AM, the Cairo Top Tours tour guide will meet you at the hotel in Cairo or Giza to enjoy your Cairo day tours which start every day. Start your Coptic and Islamic Cairo Tour by visiting the Saladin Citadel and the Alabaster Mosque of Mohamed Ali from the inside, which was the seat of Egypt's rulers during many centuries. The Citadel of Saladin was built around 1176 A.D by the famous Muslim leader Salah Al-Din. It represents the Ottoman architecture in Cairo since the design is copied from the famous Blue Mosque of Sultan Ahmed in Istanbul.

You will be transferred to another ancient site in the city to visit an Islamic complex called by historians the pyramid of Islamic architecture in Cairothe Mamluk mosque and Madrasas of Sultan Hassan dates back to the 14th century and the mosque of Ibn Tulun the oldest standing mosque in Africa built over one thousand years ago.


Your tour guide and driver will take you to visit Coptic Cairo. You will start sightseeing in the Coptic district of Cairo to see an Old Roman fortress built by Emperor Trajan, the Roman fortress of Babylon. Move to the Hanging Church which is built above the ruins of the fortress. We will also take you to the Church of Abu Serga, which is built above the cavern of the Holy Family, as well as Old Cairo synagogue is also known as Ben Ezra Synagogue which has an exciting history as one of the oldest synagogues in Cairo. Learn more about Coptic Cairo with your Egyptologist, and then you will stop for delicious lunch in Old Cairo. 

Continue driving to another part of Islamic Cairo, and you have the chance for shopping tours in Cairo when you visit the oldest bazaar in the Middle East, Khan El Khalili.

Then you will be dropped off at your Cairo or Giza hotel after your Cairo Trips are over. We hope you enjoyed our private guided Cairo excursions.

Check also our variety of Egypt excursions and book the most budget tours in Egypt if you're having a 1-day layover in Cairo to have a direct trip from Cairo airport to pyramids from our range of day tours from Cairo airport or if you have enough time to try our Egypt Tours Packages. You can browse our website for the best of Egypt tours and Egypt day trips along with the Shore excursions in Egypt which we can handle perfectly to make your Cairo day trip from Alexandria port easy and fun. Travel from Cairo to Siwa Oasis as our Egypt day tours also offer Cairo transit tours and the best-organized tours from Cairo airport.

Included Items

  • All transfers from your hotel to the mosques and churches in Old Cairo by Cairo Top Tours staff and return.
  • All transportation by an exclusive air-conditioned vehicle.
  • A specialist English-speaking Egyptologist guide is included during all of our Egypt Day Tours.
  • Tickets and entrance fees to mosques and sites are covered by the tour itinerary.
  • Lunch in a local quality restaurant in Old Cairo.
  • Free bottle of water aboard the car during your Coptic and Islamic Cairo Tour.
  • Shopping tours in Cairo. (Upon request).
  • Taxes and service charges are included during our Cairo Day Tours.

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