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Old Islamic Cairo walking tour.

Overview

Prepare yourself for an extensive walking tour in old Islamic Cairo, where you will have the opportunity to explore the finest aspects of the city. You will be picked up and taken to Sultan Hassan Mosque, where you will have the chance to visit its interior. Afterwards, you will traverse the ancient streets and alleys that are adorned with Islamic landmarks, including mosques, madrasas (Islamic schools), sabels (ancient Islamic free water dispensers) and more. Your journey will lead you to the remarkable Ibn Tolan Mosque, which is considered the oldest existing mosque in Egypt. Following your visit to Ibn Tolan Mosque, you will meet our driver who will transport you to the main gates of old Cairo. From there, we will embark on a walk along the main street, El Moaz Street, which is teeming with significant Islamic monuments and ultimately leads us to the most important mosque, Al Azhar Mosque. We will admire it from the outside before enjoying a leisurely stroll through the oldest market in existence, Khan El Khalili Bazaar. Finally, you will be transported back to your hotel.

Tour Info
  • Duration: 8 Hours
  • Departure time and location: At 08:00 AM, from the lobby of your hotel.
  • Return time and location: At 05:00 PM to at the lobby of your hotel.
Tour Highlights
  • 1- visiting sultan Hassan Mosque.
  • 2- walking from Sultan Hassan mosque to ibn Tolon throught the old Islamic streets and alleys.
  • 3- Visiting Ibn Tolon mosque,
  • 4- exploring the main street of old Islamic Cairo and the main gates.
  • 5- free walking in Khan El Khalili bazaar.
What to Expect
  • Visiting Sultan Hassan Mosque.
  • Walking in the old Islamic streets and alleys.
  • Exploring the unique mosque of Ibn tolon.
  • Walking in the main street of the old Islamic Cairo.
  • Enjoy a free time in Khan EL khalili bazaar.
Complementary
  • Mineral water will be provided for you free in the vehicle. 
More About Old Islamic Cairo walking tour.
  • Tour Guide will be waiting in the hotel lobby with sign with your good name on it , and he will contact your good self with Whatsapp if it is available .
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual clothes is recommended. modest clothes are required during the visits of the churches and the mosques.
  • Comfortable shoes for walking, sunglasses and sunhat are important in summer time.

Itinerary

Day General Information
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Your guide will meet you in the hotel lobby at 9:00 AM for your pick-up, and from there, you will be transferred to visit the following sights.


Activity - 1
Visiting Sultan Hassan mosque.

Upon meeting your tour guide, your excursion begins with a visit to the Sultan Hassan Mosque. The mosque and madrasa, located at Salah al-Din Square in Cairo's old neighborhood, are an extraordinary testament to architectural excellence. The construction of this structure took place between 1356 and 1363, during the rule of Sultan an-Nasir Hasan, during the Bahri Mamluk dynasty.

Activity - 2
Walking from Sultan Hassan to Ibn Tulun Mosque.

After the visit of Sultan Hassan Mosque and Refaai, you will be guided to walk through old Islamic Streets and alleys to explore the real city, during your walking you will enjoy seeing and standing by the ancient Islamic monuments.

Activity - 3
Visiting Ibn Tulun Mosque

Upon arrival at the Ibn Tulun mosque, you will have the opportunity to rest and sit on a mat. The guide will then provide you with a briefing on the mosque. Afterward, you will be escorted to the distinctive minaret, which offers a panoramic view of Cairo from the top. This location is ideal for capturing breathtaking photographs. 

Activity - 4
Walking in El maz street to Al Azhar Mosque.

You will be transported to the main entrance of old Cairo, where you will commence your journey by foot from Bab El Fetoh (the primary entrance) along El Maz street towards Al Azhar mosque. Along the way, you will encounter numerous significant ancient Islamic structures, including mosques, schools, and Sabils. Upon reaching Al Azhar mosque, you will have the opportunity to capture some beautiful photographs. Subsequently, you will proceed to the khan El khalili bazaar.

Activity - 5
Khan El Khalili walking tour.

Wrap off your trip with an enthralling pedestrian excursion of the Khan El Khalili Bazaar. This esteemed marketplace offers an excellent opportunity to choose significant presents for your beloved individuals. Furthermore, it provides a unique chance to interact with the local Egyptian people, seeing their skill in creating handcrafted items and watching their everyday activities.


Inclusions & Exclusions

Inclusions
  • Entrance Fees & Tickets to the Listed Attractions 
  • Private & Qualified Tour Guide
  • Transportation to all Locations
  • Pick up and Drop Off to and from your hotel.
Exclusions
  • Any Extra Attractions Not Listed
  • Food and beverage
  • Any Private Expenses
  • Tipping

Current Season Price Details

6%
Please Note that price changes per season, so the price will depend on the date you pick when check out
# Price
Solo Adult $ 80 /per adult $ 85
Group of (2-3) Adults $ 42 /per adult $ 45
Group of (4-6) Adults $ 38 /per adult $ 40
Group of (7-10) Adults $ 36 /per adult $ 38
Group of (11-more) Adults $ 33 /per adult $ 35
Child [age:6-11] $ 19 /per child $ 20
Infant [age:0-5] $ 0 /per infant $ 0
Deposit

35 % of the total booking amount

Extra Fees

Extra 15 USD per Head pick up from Airport Hotels, New Cairo, Nasr City 6th of October Heliopolis.

Lunch (Optional to be selected)

 

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