Private Guided Walking Tour of the Islamic Quarter of Cairo

Private Guided Walking Tour of the Islamic Quarter of Cairo

This is a private tour that starts with visiting the Alabaster Mosque in the citadel, then you will start your walking tour between the ancient gates of Cairo (from Babal-Futuh and Bab al Nasr till Bab Zuwayla), those are the only remaining gates of Cairo. You all also view and visit all the ancient mosques, houses ans mausoleums on the way between them.

Start your tour from your hotel at 9am with your qualified, professional tour guide in your private, modern a/c van (WiFi on board) and head to the citadel of Saladin (the 12th century) to visit the Alabaster Mosque (1821-1856) of Mohammed Ali Pasha, then you will move to start your walking tour starting from Babal-Futuh and Bab al Nasr through Street of Muezz (the founder caliph of Cairo in 970 A.D.) to visit the Mosque of al-Hakim (1013), Bayt al-Sihaymi (1648), which is the best exampleof an old Cairo house, the Mosque of al-Aqmar (1125) and the Museum of Textiles.

Move on to see the Madrasa-Khanqah of Sultan Barquq (1386), the Hospital, Madrasa, and Mausoleum of Sultan al-Mansur Qalawun (1285) and Khan al-Khalili (1382). Have a look at the Mosque of al-Azhar (970) and the Sabil-Kuttab of Tusun Pasha (1820) before visiting the Mosque-Mausoleum of Sultan al-Mu'ayyad Shaykh (1422). Have a look at Al Khayammeyah (the tent makers' quarter), before proceedint to Bab Zuwayla.You will have lunch in a local restaurant and there will be appropriate stops and advice for unforgettable pictures. At the end of the tour you will be transferred back to your hotel.

Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level"
"Children must be accompanied by an adult"
"A dress code is required to enter places of worship and selected museums. No shorts or sleeveless tops allowed. Knees and shoulders MUST be covered for both men and women. You may risk refused entry if you fail to comply with these dress requirements"
"Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
"Face masks required for travelers in public areas"
"Face masks required for guides in public areas"
"Face masks provided for travelers"
"Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff"
"Social distancing enforced throughout experience"
"Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas"
"Gear/equipment sanitized between use"
"Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized"
"Guides required to regularly wash hands"
"Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms"

Start Time: 9:00 AM
Duration: 8 Hours
Start location: Traveler pickup is offered
If your hotel is not listed
Please send your Pickup location

Cancellations and refunds: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


  • Bottled water
  • Lunch
  • Qualified Egyptologist guide
  • Entry/Admission - Mosque of Muhammad Ali

Not Included

  • Gratuities
  • Entrance fees


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