Private Guided Tours To The Mosques Of Sultan Hassan Rifa'i And Ibn Tulun In Cairo

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Duration: 4 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    9am
  • Departure Details :
    Your hotel in Cairo or Giza
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

Overview

This private guided tour is perfect to visit three different styles of mosques; Ibn Tulun, Sultan Hassan and Rifa'i. the three mosques represent exquisite examples of Early, Mamluk and Ottoman styles of Islamic architecture respectively.

Highlights

  • Family friendly
  • Step back in time on a history tour
  • Likely to Sell Out

Know More about this tour

Start your private tour at 9am from your hotel with your private, qualified Egyptologist tour guide and get on your private, modern a/c van (WiFi on board) to head for the oldest mosque still intact in Egypt, the mosque of Ahmed Ibn Tulun (Ibn Tulun) (completed in 879) with its unique minaret that has external staircase and its beautiful decorations.

Then you will move to the mosque of Sultan Hassan (1360) that represents the Mamluk style of architecture with its mausoleum and madrassas (religious schools).

Then you will visit Rifa'i mosque (Royal mosque) (built between 1869 and 1912), it represents the Ottoman style of architecture. This mosque is the resting place for many members of the Egyptian Royal Family. It also has the beautiful mausoleum of the last Shah of Iran.

At the end of the tour you will be transferred back to your hotel.

Inclusions

  • WiFi in your van
  • Entrance fees to all the mosques in the itinerary
  • Local taxes
  • Bottled water
  • Qualified Egyptologist guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Private tour
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan

Exclusions

  • Gratuities (optional)

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

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

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