our tour leader pick you up from your hotel to Transfer then to the beginning of your tour of Coptic and Islamic Cairo. Visit the Saladin Citadel, which served as the administrative hub of Egypt for many years. You will enjoy the Islamic Cairo trips with its numerous mosques, towers piercing the sky, and magnificent colourful domes, some of which are hundreds of years old and some of which are even older than one thousand years. You will visit the Alabaster mosque of Mohamed Ali upon arrival, which is thought to be a singular reflection of the Ottoman architecture in Egypt.
The Hanging Church of the Holy Virgin Mary, also known as the suspended church because it was constructed above the stronghold's towers, is another stop on our Coptic Cairo trip that will take you to view the Roman citadel of Babylon. You'll then go to St. Sergius Church, which was constructed above the crypt where the holy family spent three months and the spring where they obtained their water. After that, we'll go to Ben Ezra Synagogue, which was allegedly constructed on the site where baby Moses' basket was discovered.
After a delectable lunch break, we'll continue our Cairo walking tour to Khan El Khalili, the centre of Islamic mediaeval Cairo, where we'll discover the city's walls, gates, and historic lanes that date back to the 10th century.
When you return to Cairo, our agent will transport you to your hotel for the night.