Islamic Sites Private Walking Tour of Cairo
Discover Cairo’s fascinating Islamic heritage on this 4-hour private walking tour with an expert guide. Climb up to the Citadel of Saladin, home to Egypt’s rulers for more than 700 years, and visit the Sultan Hassan Mosque, a masterpiece of Islamic art and architecture and one Cairo’s most iconic landmarks. Then, enjoy an authentic local experience as you explore the winding passageways of Khan el-Khalili, one of the world’s largest bazaars.Itinerary
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Cairo Citadel, Salah Salem St, Cairo 11511 Egypt
Your private Islamic Cairo city tour begins with a visit to the Citadel of Salah Ed-Din. Located high atop Cairo, the Citadel boasts magnificent views of the city. Built by the Arab hero Salah ad-Din, the Citadel primarily functioned as a military garrison, as well as serving as a royal residence for over 700 years.
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Mosque and Madrasa of Sultan Hassan, Maydan Salah al-Din, Cairo 11511 Egypt
Continuing in the historical traditions of Islamic Cairo, our Cairo tour next pays a visit to the famous Sultan Hassan Mosque, which dates back to the 13th century. Considered to be one of the masterpieces of Islamic art and architecture, its history also includes time spent as a school. Equally as impressive is the Mohamed Ali Mosque, one of Cairo’s most visible landmarks, with its twin minarets rising high atop the Citadel.
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Khan Al-Khalili, Cairo Egypt
Shifting gears, our Cairo city tour heads back to the streets and towards a famous local bazaar, Khan el-Khalili. A labyrinth of narrow streets and passageways, Khan el-Khalili is one of the world’s largest bazaars and offers a truly authentic local Cairo experience. Among the world’s oldest bazaars, dating back to 1382, Khan el-Khalili offers an experience unique to the old streets of Islamic Cairo, and affords the opportunity to engage with locals, as locals do, hunting for bargains and relaxing with a coffee as the hustle of the bazaar passes you by.
Duration: 2 hours
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"A dress code is required for this tour. No shorts or sleeveless tops allowed. Knees and shoulders must be covered for both men and women"
"Children below the age of 6 are not permitted on this tour."
"While we strongly recommend that all travellers are vaccinated against COVID-19 to reduce the risk of transmission and avoid putting undue strain on healthcare services, vaccinations are not a requirement to join an Intrepid Urban Adventures tour."
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Near public transportation"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
"Guides required to regularly wash hands"
"All tours follow the latest local health authority advice, including mask usage and social distancing. Urban Adventures have received the World Travel and Tourism Council’s Safe Travels stamp, which recognises companies that have adopted health and hygiene global standardised protocols."
Duration: 4 Hours
Pharaohs Hotel, 12 Lotfy Hassouna, St، Dokki, Giza Governorate 3753441, Egypt
Cancellations and refunds:
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.