Have an interesting stopover excursion to Cairo Citadel and Khan El Khalili Bazaar when you have a transit in Cairo and would like to take a look at Cairo day tours and the most visited highlights in Cairo, we already have a variety of Cairo day tours from the airport!
Price : 50.00 $
See the Islamic Cairo highlights and learn how Egypt was conquered by Arabs and became part of the Muslim state which is called Caliphate or Successorship as it was ruled by the Caliph or the successor of Prophet Mohamed (PBUH). explore the Citadel of Saladin which was built by the wonderful Muslim leader Salah Al-Din Al Ayyubi during the 12th century to be the stronghold of Cairo as well as the center of administration for such a great and powerful nation. You will also get to see the Alabaster Mosque of Mohamed Ali Basha who was brought by the Ottoman empire to defend Egypt against the French expedition in Egypt but he was appointed as a ruler afterward. Your Islamic Cairo trips are not completed without visiting the heart of Islamic Cairo itself, the area known as Khan El-Khalili Market within Al-Hussein neighborhood to enjoy a Cairo walking tour to the most wonderful monuments that date back up till the 8th century. This layover Tour to Cairo Citadel and Khan El Khalili Bazaar is just what you're looking for when you would like to have a Cairo airport layover tour, and we have plenty of Cairo day tours from the airport!
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Cairo Top Tours accredited tour guide will meet you inside Cairo International Airport upon arrival, he will guide you through your layover Tour to Cairo Citadel and Khan El Khalili Bazaar by a private vehicle for your Cairo private tours visiting the Islamic district in Cairo. Start your Islamic Cairo trips by the Citadel of Saladin, the great fortification for Cairo during Medieval times that was built by the Muslim leader Salah Al-Din Al Ayyubi during the 12th century and further developed by succeeding Egyptian rulers.
The citadel is immense with gigantic towers and composed of various buildings inside like the Mosque of Al Nasir Mohamed and the Military Museum, but among the most impressive of them all is the Alabaster Mosque of Mohamed Ali Basha, this Albanian origin founder of Modern Egypt who was brought by a Royal Decree from the head of the Ottoman Empire in Turkey to stand against the French Napoleonic Expedition in Egypt, he then remained after he realized the significance of Egypt's location, atmosphere, and manpower that this country could rule the whole world again as before during the new kingdom of the ancient Egypt history when Egypt reached Mesopotamia and Lybia.
Continue your Cairo excursions to the famous Islamic spot known as Khan El-Khalili to enjoy the best shopping tours in Cairo and experience the true life of the locals and the sellers in one of the oldest markets in the Middle East. Your licensed Egyptologist will give you a brief introduction about the Islamic history of Egypt while seeing the beautiful Islamic-style monuments and mosque of which some of them date as early as the 7th century A.D.
After finishing your Cairo day trips, your Egyptologist and private driver will transfer you back to the airport to take your flight after you experienced some of the main highlights and tours in Cairo.