Giza Pyramids, the Sphinx, Islamic & Coptic Cairo Tour

Giza Pyramids, the Sphinx, Islamic & Coptic Cairo Tour

Travel back in time to the glory days of Islamic Cairo, and see some of the medieval and Ottoman city's greatest religious monuments, on this 2-hour private guided walking tour. Admire ancient mosques and madrasa, medieval city walls and gates, Ottoman-era houses, mausoleums, and markets, and conclude at the famous Khan al-Khalili bazaar. And Visit the Great Pyramids of Egypt with an Egyptologist expert guide. See a panoramic view of three iconic Pyramids of Giza.

Itinerary
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Stop At: Pyramids of Giza, Al Haram Str., Giza 12611 Egypt

enjoy visiting the most famous landmark in Cairo The Pyramids of Giza, Cheops’s Great pyramid the only remaining wonder from the ancient world that still exists, the Great Sphinx, the panoramic point, valley temple & enjoy a short camel ride
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Description
Visit the Pyramids of Giza & Sphinx and enjoy a camel ride around the Giza Pyramids. Discover Cairo’s most famous land marks “the Giza Pyramids and the Great Sphinx at Giza”. Explore the magical atmosphere of Sahara desert on the camelback ride, where you’ll be able to see the 9 pyramids and take unlimited beautiful memorable pictures.
Highlights
Visit the Pyramids of Giza & Sphinx
Enjoy a camel ride in Giza
The Panoramic Point
The Valley Temple
Memorable Photos
Professional camel driver & photographer
Visit one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, the three Pyramids of Giza: the great pyramid of Khufu, Entrance to the interior of the Great Pyramid only, Chephren and Menkaure.


Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Great Sphinx, Al-Haram, Giza Egypt

Visit the majestic Great Sphinx: the largest single block sculpture at the foot of the Pyramid Chephren. Then, explore Valley Temple facing the great Sphinx and get an opportunity to ride a camel with the Pyramids in the background.

Then, visit the essential oil makers to learn about the different oils that the ancient Egyptians used to open their body Chakras and to protect the skin of their mummies.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Coptic Cairo, Cairo Egypt

Coptic Cairo is a part of Old Cairo which encompasses the Babylon Fortress, the Coptic Museum, the Hanging Church, the Greek Church of St. George and many other Coptic churches and historical sites. It is believed in Christian tradition that the Holy Family visited this area and stayed at the site of Saints Sergius and Bacchus Church (Abu Serga). Coptic Cairo was a stronghold for Christianity in Egypt both before and during the Islamic era, as most of its churches were built after the Muslim conquest of Egypt in the 7th century.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Hanging Church (El Muallaqa, Sitt Mariam, St Mary), Shar'a Mari Girgis Street, Cairo 11511 Egypt

Saint Virgin Mary's Coptic Orthodox Church, also known as the Hanging Church, is one of the oldest churches in Egypt and the history of a church on this site dates to the third century. It belongs to the Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Cairo Citadel, Salah Salem St, Cairo 11511 Egypt

The Citadel of Cairo or Citadel of Saladin is a medieval Islamic-era fortification in Cairo, Egypt, built by Salah ad-Din and further developed by subsequent Egyptian rulers. It was the seat of government in Egypt and the residence of its rulers for nearly 700 years from the 13th to the 19th centuries.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Mosque of Muhammad Ali, Al Abageyah Qism El-Khalifa, Cairo 4252360 Egypt

The Great Mosque of Muhammad Ali Pasha or Alabaster Mosque is a mosque situated in the Citadel of Cairo in Egypt and was commissioned by Muhammad Ali Pasha between 1830 and 1848.

Situated on the summit of the citadel, this Ottoman mosque, the largest to be built in the first half of the 19th century, is, with its animated silhouette and twin minarets, the most visible mosque in Cairo.

The mosque was built in memory of Tusun Pasha, Muhammad Ali's oldest son, who died in 1816.

This mosque, along with the citadel, is one of the landmarks and tourist attractions of Cairo and is one of the first features to be seen when approaching the city from any direction.

Duration: 30 minutes



Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Wheelchair accessible"
"Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately"
"Children must be accompanied by an adult"
"Stroller accessible"
"Service animals allowed"
"Near public transportation"
"Infant seats available"
"Transportation is wheelchair accessible"
"Surfaces are wheelchair accessible"
"Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level"
"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"
"Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas"
"Gear/equipment sanitized between use"
"Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized"
"Guides required to regularly wash hands"
"Regular temperature checks for staff"
"Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons"



Start Time:
Confirm time with the local provider in advance of your experience.
Tour including local guiding,
2/10/2020 - 12/21/2023
Monday - Sunday : 09:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Duration: 8 Hours
Start location: Traveler pickup is offered
Just in front of the entrance of your hotel.

Airports

  • Cairo Intl Airport, Cairo Egypt


Ports

  • Torgoman port


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

Included

  • Professional guide
  • Private tour
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Bottled water
  • Snacks
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Entry Fees
  • Entry/Admission - Coptic Cairo
  • Entry/Admission - Hanging Church (El Muallaqa, Sitt Mariam, St Mary)
  • Entry/Admission - Cairo Citadel
  • Entry/Admission - Mosque of Muhammad Ali

Not Included

  • Drinks
  • Lunch
  • Entrance ticket to the Giza pyramids
  • Entry/Admission - Pyramids of Giza

Facilities


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