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Cairo Citadel (Citadel of Saladin) Tours

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Cairo Citadel (Citadel of Saladin)
Standing proud above the hubbub of the modern city, the Cairo Citadel (Citadel of Saladin)) is one of Old Cairo’s most striking sights. First built by Saladin in the 12th century, during the Crusader conflicts, the fortress complex houses palaces, museums, and mosques, including Muhammad Ali’s 19th-century Alabaster Mosque.
Address: Midan al-Qala'a, Cairo, Egypt

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Citadel (Al-Qalaa) Admission Ticket

Citadel (Al-Qalaa) Admission Ticket

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Save time by pre-booking your tickets to Citadel of Salah El Din, home to Cairo's celebrated Mohamed Ali Mosque. This landmark attraction, which dates to the first half of the 19th century, is also known as the Alabaster Mosque, as its facade is covered with alabaster and offers great views out over the city.
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  • 4 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$25.00
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$25.00
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Saladin Citadel & Khan El Khalili Bazaar

Saladin Citadel & Khan El Khalili Bazaar

This is a wonderful chance to taste the Egyptian heritage and history in a full day of wonders and excitement. Start your day tour by visiting the Citadel of Saladin - the seat of the power of the Egyptian government for centuries, and now host to many w
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$45.00
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$45.00

Sound and Light Show and Al Moez street include Cooking Oriental Dinner

Sound and Light Show and Al Moez street include Cooking Oriental Dinner

Pair the majesty of the Light and Sound Show at the Giza Pyramids with the color and life of downtown Cairo on this door-to-door private guided evening tour. Travel to Giza in good time for the show, then soak up the sights of Sharia Al Mu’izz Li-Din Allah, a 1,000-year-old street. After a cooking demo and dinner at a Khan Al-Khalili restaurant, sip tea or coffee in El Fishawi café.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$86.00
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$86.00

Half Day to Citadel Salah Eldin, El Refaay and Sultan Hassan Mosque

Half Day to Citadel Salah Eldin, El Refaay and Sultan Hassan Mosque

Our guide will pick up you from hotel for your full day visit to Old Cairo, Start wwith visit The Saladin Citadel of Cairo which is a medieval Islamic fortification in Cairo, Egypt. The location, on Mokattam hill near the center of Cairo, was once famous for its fresh breeze and grand views of the city. stop for lunch and then continue with visiting Al-Rifa'i Mosque ,adjacent to Cairo Castle. The building is located opposite the Mosque-Madrassa in Sultan Hassan, built around 1361 and is considered a complement to the old building. The Mosque-Madrassa of Sultan Hassan is a massive mosque and madrassa located in the Old city of Cairo, it was built during the Mamluk Islamic era in Egypt. At the time of construction the mosque was considered remarkable for its fantastic size and innovative architectural components. Commissioned by an-Nasir Hasan, a sultan of a short and relatively unimpressive profile, al-Maqrizi noted that within the mosque were several "wonders of construction".
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  • 5 hours
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$92.00
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$92.00

Private Tour to Pyramids , The Egyptian Museum & Citadel

Private Tour to Pyramids , The Egyptian Museum & Citadel

Visit the world-famous Giza Pyramids, the Egyptian Museum, and the Citadel of El Din all in one day with this guided tour. Your driver will pick you up at your hotel and take you to the Pyramids, where you'll have plenty of time to explore before heading off to lunch in a local restaurant. In the afternoon, you'll head to The Egyptian Museum, the Citadel of Salah El Din and its Alabaster Mosque before returning to your hotel.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$110.00
Price varies by group size
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$110.00
Price varies by group size
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Highlights of Cairo Sightseeing Tour Visiting Egyptian Museum Citadel with Mohamed Ali Mosque and khan khalili Bazaar

Highlights of Cairo Sightseeing Tour Visiting Egyptian Museum Citadel with Mohamed Ali Mosque and khan khalili Bazaar

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Experience Cairo’s highlights on a full-day sightseeing tour to the Egyptian Museum, the Citadel of Saladin, Mohamed Ali Mosque and Khan El Khalili Bazaar, and immerse yourself in the city’s rich history and vibrant culture. Discover Pharaohs’ hordes, crumbling mummies and gleaming antiquities as you visit the museum with a local guide, then take in the views from the Citadel’s medieval fortifications. Pause for lunch at a restaurant, see the soaring architecture of an iconic mosques and browse for souvenirs and spices in the colorful stalls of a bustling souk.
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  • 8 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$105.72
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$105.72
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Cairo City Tour Coptic and Islamic Cairo

Cairo City Tour Coptic and Islamic Cairo

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Our Visitors Egypt tour guide will escort you by an air conditioned vehicle to visit one of the most Stunning construction in Cairo “The Citadel of Saladin Al Ayouby”. It was built in 12th century to fortify Cairo against the Crusaders. The citadel was used as the seat of the king and his government in Egypt for many centuries and many dynasties including the Ayyubids, the Mamluks, and even some Ottomans ruled over Egypt from the Citadel. , and the Great Alabaster Mosque of Mohamed Ali Pasha which stands proudly on the highest point inside the courtyard of the Citadel of Saladin. It’s one the landmarks in Cairo with its huge space Then, Ending the tour with taking a break at el Azahar Park which is located on a hilly site surrounded by the most significant historic districts of Islamic Cairo.It’s Considered as one of the World’s great public spaces. After this trip you will be transferred to your hotel to stay overnight.
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  • 6 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$54.65
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$54.65
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Cairo in One Day: Egyptian Museum, Citadel with Mohamed Ali Mosque and Khan Khalil Bazaar

Cairo in One Day: Egyptian Museum, Citadel with Mohamed Ali Mosque and Khan Khalil Bazaar

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See Cairo’s essential destinations with a full-day tour of the city’s historic and cultural sites. Explore the vast collection of artifacts at the Egyptian Museum, and see the gilded, iconic funeral mask of Tutankhamun. Take in views of the city from the medieval ramparts at Saladin’s Cairo Citadel, and visit the exquisite Muhammad Ali mosque within the walls. Enjoy a traditional lunch at a neighborhood restaurant, then spend an hour at Khan El Khalil bazaar browsing vibrant stalls and local shops before returning to your hotel.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$50.00
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$50.00
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Full Day Tour Visiting Coptic and Islamic Cairo

Full Day Tour Visiting Coptic and Islamic Cairo

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Visit Cairo’s religious landmarks on a private tour to the city’s most important Coptic, Islamic, and Jewish places. Learn how the Christian Holy Family took shelter on the site of Saints Sergius and Bacchus Church, explore the Church of Saint Barbara, and see the gilded icons that adorn the Hanging Church. Enter a synagogue built where baby Moses was found and eat lunch at a local restaurant; see Cairo’s most important mosques then take in sweeping views of the city from Saladin’s 15th-century citadel. 
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$50.00
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$50.00
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Cairo Private Day Tour: Egyptian Museum, Citadel, and Khan al-Khalil Bazaar

Cairo Private Day Tour: Egyptian Museum, Citadel, and Khan al-Khalil Bazaar

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Visit the Egyptian Museum, Cairo Citadel, and Khan Al-Khalili bazaar on a full-day private tour in Cairo, including lunch. With an Egyptologist guide beside you, step back through the millennia at the atmospheric Egyptian Museum. Marvel at Tutankhamun’s gold treasures, gaze at ancient mummified animals, and peer into the faces of long-ago pharaohs at the Royal Mummy Halls. After lunch on a leafy River Nile island, visit the Mohammed Ali Mosque at the Citadel of Saladin, and barter for souvenirs at the chaotic Khan El Khalili.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$42.80
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$42.80

Cairo Day Tour Visiting Coptic Cairo: Abu Serga Church, Islamic Citadel and Mosques Lunch Included

Cairo Day Tour Visiting Coptic Cairo: Abu Serga Church, Islamic Citadel and Mosques Lunch Included

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Discover Cairo’s Coptic, Jewish and Islamic traditions on a full-day cultural tour that includes Abu Serga Church and the Citadel of Cairo. Step into the sanctuaries of the city’s most important Coptic churches, from the 4th-century Abu Serga to the elegant Hanging Church, visit a synagogue built where baby Moses was purportedly found and see celebrated mosques and madrassas. Finish your tour on the medieval fortifications of Saladin’s Citadel of Cairo, which protect the graceful domes and minarets of the Alabaster Mosque. 
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  • 8 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$71.43
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$71.43
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Old Cairo and Citadel

Old Cairo and Citadel

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Visit Salah El Din Citadel, constructed in 1183 AD, and Mohamed Ali Mosque, built inside the castle in the 19th century. Tour Old Cairo, the site of a city that pre-dated Cairo with many historic churches and a Roman fort.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$53.43
Price varies by group size
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$53.43
Price varies by group size

Private Half-Day tour to Citadel and Mohamed Ali Mosque in Cairo with Lunch

Private Half-Day tour to Citadel and Mohamed Ali Mosque in Cairo with Lunch

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Explore the Saladin Citadel and a historic mosque on a private, 3-hour tour with an Egyptian lunch at a neighborhood restaurant. Learn about the history and architecture of the sprawling complex as you walk the medieval fortifications with your guide, and enjoy sweeping views of Cairo from the walls. Hear the story of Ottoman commander Mohamed Ali Pasha while visiting the exquisite, domed mosque he built during his controversial reign. Sample traditional Egyptian cuisine at a nearby restaurant before finishing the tour at your hotel.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$41.15
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$41.15

Cairo Citadel, Old Cairo & Khan El Khalili Full-Day Tour

Cairo Citadel, Old Cairo & Khan El Khalili Full-Day Tour

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See all the major highlights of Cairo on a full-day sightseeing tour of the old and modern city, with visits to the Citadel of Salah al-Din and sites of Old Cairo. Then shop for souvenir bargains at the bustling and historic Khan el-Khalili Bazaar.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$85.72
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$85.72

Old Islamic & Coptic Cairo

Old Islamic & Coptic Cairo

With Visitors Egypt Tours, you will get the chance to live the experience of the ancient Egyptian history with our experienced and professional guides with the lowest prices possible.
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  • 6 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$40.00
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$40.00
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Half day visit the Citadel, Mohamed Ali Mosque and Khan El Khalili

Half day visit the Citadel, Mohamed Ali Mosque and Khan El Khalili

Meet with one of our Traveland tour rep who will introduce you to your guide and driver. Your guide will escort you through the Citadel. Started by Saladin in 1176 as a fortification against the Crusaders, was home to Egypt’s rulers for 700 years. Legacy is a collection of three mosques, several palaces and a couple of terraces with superb Cairo views. Following their overthrow of Saladin’s Ayyubid dynasty, Mamluks enlarged complexes, adding sumptuous palaces and harems. Under the Ottomans (1517–1798) the fortress expanded and a new main gate, the Bab Al Azab, was added, while the Mamluk palaces deteriorated. When Napoleon’s French expedition took control in 1798, the emperor’s savants regarded these buildings as some of the finest Islamic monuments in Cairo. After the tour its a lunch at a local restaurant located overlooking the river Nile and then a tour round Khan El Khalili. And then its a return back to your hotel or private location.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$110.00
Price varies by group size
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$110.00
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Private tour to the Citadel and tour to the old famous arts

Private tour to the Citadel and tour to the old famous arts

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Standing proud above the modern city, the Cairo Citadel (Citadel of Saladin) is one of Old Cairo’s most striking sights. First built by Saladin in the 12th century, during the Crusader conflicts, the fortress complex houses palaces, museums, and mosques, including Muhammad Ali’s 19th-century Alabaster Mosque. Explore the Saladin Citadel and a historic mosque on a private tour . Learn about the history and architecture of the sprawling complex as you walk the medieval fortifications with your guide, and enjoy sweeping views of Cairo from the walls. Hear the story of Ottoman commander Mohamed Ali Pasha while visiting the exquisite, domed mosque he built during his controversial reign. after that we will continue for a full day tour showing the old Egyptian artifacts from the beginning of history. Then enjoy and Egyptian cuisine at a nearby restaurant before finishing the tour at your hotel.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$21.72
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$21.72
Price varies by group size

Cairo Full Day Car & Guiding Services

Cairo Full Day Car & Guiding Services

Highlights • This service enables the guests to explore all desired sites and enjoy a day to remember in Cairo & Giza.  • Guests are very much welcomed to choose their desired pickup & drop points as long as it does not include transfer from/ to Cairo Airport. • Choose to start with Cairo by visiting the Egyptian Museum, the Citadel or Khan el-Khalili marketplace, or skip all Cairo and go to see the immortal pyramids.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$200.00
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$200.00

Private Half-Day Tour to the City of the Dead and the Alabaster Mosque

Private Half-Day Tour to the City of the Dead and the Alabaster Mosque

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Visit the City of the Dead and the Alabaster Mosque with a private guide on a 4-hour tour that includes pickup and drop-off at your hotel, entrance fees, and transport in a Wi-Fi equipped minivan. Explore an ancient burial ground filled with mausoleums, mosques, and modern homes, then enter the Citadel of Cairo to see an Ottoman-style mosque commissioned by Muhammad Ali Pasha.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$37.00
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$37.00
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Cairo city tour Museum ,Coptic Cairo ,Cairo Citadel and Old Bazaar Private tour

Cairo city tour Museum ,Coptic Cairo ,Cairo Citadel and Old Bazaar Private tour

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In one day tour you will move around Egypt history since pharaohs with The Egyptian Museum with more than 125.000 artifacts , Greek Roman and Christianity period you will visit the Babylon Fortress ,Then finish your experience between Islamic architectures by visiting Salah El-Din Citadel and Muhammad Ali alabaster mosque and , and Cairo local life in Khan Elkhalili bazaar.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$76.93
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$76.93
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2-Day Ancient Egypt and Old Cairo Highlights Tour

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2-Day Ancient Egypt and Old Cairo Highlights Tour

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Pushed for time in Egypt’s capital? Then, see all Cairo’s top attractions in two action-packed days on this private tour, with an Egyptologist guide. Experience the stunning Giza pyramids and Great Sphinx; and visit the ancient pyramid fields of Sakkara and open-air museum of Memphis. Gaze at Tutankhamun’s golden treasures at the Egyptian Museum, and explore the highlights of Old Cairo, Alabaster Mosque and Hanging Church. While lunches, entrance fees, and air-conditioned transport are included, your Cairo accommodation is not included on this tour.
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  • 2 days
  • Taking safety measures
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$187.40
$208.22
$20.82 savings
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$187.40
$208.22
$20.82 savings
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2-Day Private Guided Tour to Giza, Saqqara, Dahshur and Cairo including Camel Ride, Felucca Sailing, Dinner Cruise and Sound and Light Show

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2-Day Private Guided Tour to Giza, Saqqara, Dahshur and Cairo including Camel Ride, Felucca Sailing, Dinner Cruise and Sound and Light Show

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Get up close to the major pyramids of Dahshur, Saqqara and Giza on this private 2-day tour, led by a qualified Egyptologist. Then see the sights of Cairo, including the antiquities of the Egyptian Museum, atmospheric mosques and churches in the Citadel, and Khan El Khalili Bazaar. You’ll dine in a restaurant overlooking the Great Sphinx of Giza and ride a camel on the Giza plateau; watch a light and sound show; and join a Nile dinner cruise featuring belly dance and whirling dervishes.
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$239.99
$299.99
$60.00 savings
Price varies by group size
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$239.99
$299.99
$60.00 savings
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Cairo day tour to Egyptian museum citadel and old cairo

Cairo day tour to Egyptian museum citadel and old cairo

Cairo tour 8 hours starts every day from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, Private tour includes Entry Fees, Expert Tour guide, Lunch at Local restaurant, All Taxes Services, Snacks (Bottle of Water, Can of Pepsi, Chips & Cake) and All Transfers by Private A/C Vehicle Newest Model, Tour excludes Personal Item, Tipping, any Optional Tours Such as Mummies Room at the Museum
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  • 8 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$75.00
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$75.00
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Explore Cairo in 2 Days

Explore Cairo in 2 Days

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1:Giza Pyramids,Memphis and Sakkara Day Trip Your Visitors Egypt Tour guide will be waiting you. They will be holding a sign of Visitors Egypt whether in airport or in Hotel, Start your tour to The Pyramids , then visit the Great Sphinx, visit the Valley Temple of the pyramids. Move to visit the Step Pyramid of Zoser in Sakkara home of Egypt’s oldest pyramid. Then Proceed to Memphis the ancient capital of Egypt, Watch the great Statue of RamsesII and the alabaster Sphinx of Memphis.Then, Back to your Hotel and take a small rest and get ready for The Sound and Light show in the Pyramid’s area. 2:Egyptian Museum,Citadel&Mohamed Ali Mosque Your guide will pick you from your hotel to Start your tour visiting The Egyptian Museum which has more than 250,000 pieces move to visit the Citadel of Salah El Din visit Mohamed Ali Alabaster Mosque The Cairo felucca on the Nile tour is available during both nighttime and daytime hours, the sunrise hours are a favorite for this sailing tour.
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$100.00
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$100.00
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Private Tour: Full Day Tour to the Egyptian Museum Citadel and Khan El Khalili bazaar

Private Tour: Full Day Tour to the Egyptian Museum Citadel and Khan El Khalili bazaar

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Spend a full day exploring three of Cairo’s most popular attractions. First, tour the Egyptian Museum, which houses more than 250,000 pieces of ancient Egyptian art and antiquities. Then it’s on to Saladin Citadel of Cairo and finally Khan el-Khalili, a bustling souk in the center of Islamic Cairo.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$21.75
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$21.75
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Private 3-Days Tour in The City of Cairo

Private 3-Days Tour in The City of Cairo

With Visitors Egypt Tours, you will get the chance to live the experience of the ancient Egyptian history with our experienced and professional guides with the lowest prices possible.
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  • 3 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$135.95
Price varies by group size
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$135.95
Price varies by group size

Two-Day Private Guided City Tour of Cairo Giza and Saqqara

Two-Day Private Guided City Tour of Cairo Giza and Saqqara

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Devote ample time to Cairo’s wonders by spreading your sightseeing over two days on this privately guided tour. Accompanied by your own Egyptologist guide, set off on Day 1 to see the pyramids and Sphinx at Giza, before traveling to Saqqara, home to the Step pyramid, Egypt’s first-ever pyramid. On Day 2, switch your sights to Cairo itself. Marvel at the treasures of King Tutankhamun and other highlights at the Egyptian Museum; visit the Mohammed Ali Mosque; and enjoy the Khan El-Khalili bazaar. Daily hotel pickup and drop-off is included.
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$91.66
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$91.66
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Private Tour 2-Days in Cairo & Giza

Private Tour 2-Days in Cairo & Giza

With Visitors Egypt Tours, you will get the chance to live the experience of the ancient Egyptian history with our experienced and professional guides with the lowest prices possible.
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$52.29
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$52.29

CAIRO DAY TOUR TO EGYPTIAN MUSEUM CITADEL and KHAN KHALILI BAZAAR

CAIRO DAY TOUR TO EGYPTIAN MUSEUM CITADEL and KHAN KHALILI BAZAAR

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Embark on a day tour of Cairo that takes you to the Egyptian Museum (where you can see King Tutankhamun’s golden death mask and more than 120,000 other antiquities); the Saladin Citadel of Cairo, where you can see the Great Mosque of Muhammad Ali Pasha; and Khan el-Khalili, a bustling market in the center of Islamic Cairo.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$100.00
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Cairo Citadel (Citadel of Saladin) costs USD 25.00. Guided Cairo Citadel (Citadel of Saladin) tours start around USD 25.00 per person. See all 620 Cairo Citadel (Citadel of Saladin) tickets and tours on Viator.
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