Private Islamic Cairo And Tannoura Sufi Dance Show In Wekalet El Ghouri

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Lowest Price Guaranteed
  • Duration: 12 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    10:00 AM
  • Departure Details :
    Your hotel in Cairo
  • Return Details :
    Your hotel in Cairo or Giza
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

This is a private super long day in Islamic Cairo that includes visiting the Citadel, Alabaster Mosque, Mosque of ibn tulun, Mosque of Sultan Hassan, Mosque of Rifaei, then a walking tour between the ancient, original gates of Cairo, then watching the Tannoura Sufi dance show in the historical place of Wekalet el Ghouri.

Highlights

  • Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
  • See the sights illuminated at night
  • Soak up the atmosphere on a walking tour
  • Step back in time on a history tour

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Start your tour at 10am, your private, qualified Egyptologist tour guide will be waiting for you in the lobby of your hotel with a signboard having your name on it, you will get on your private, modern a/c van (WiFi on board) to head for the Citadel of Saladin (12th century) first where you will visit the famous alabaster mosque of Mohamed Aly Pasha (19th century) representing the Ottoman style of architecture.
Then you will move to the nearby mosque of Sultan Hassan (14th century) representing the Mameluk style of architecture and the mosque of Rifaei (19th century) that has the mausoleum of the last kings of Egypt as well as the last Shah of Iran Reza Pahlavi.
After that you will move to the beautiful Mosque of ibn tulun (9th century) which is considered the oldest mosque intact in Egypt, it is unique with its minaret that has external stairs.
Then you will have lunch in a typical Egyptian restaurant. and move to the Gate of Conquests (Bab el Fetouh), one of the original gates of Cairo and the nearby Gate of Victory (Bab el Nassr) where you will start your walking tour to the third remaining gate, Gate of Zweila (Bab Zweila), you will go on the top of it where there is a wonderful view of Islamic cairo, on the way you will see so many mosques and ancient souks (markets, you will also visit the Tent Makers area.
In the evening you will enjoy the Tannoura Sufi Dance show in the Historical Wekalet el Ghouri (16th century).
You will have dinner of typical Egyptian food and oriental desserts.
At the end of the tour you will be transferred back to your hotel.

Inclusions

WiFi during the tour

Local taxes

Bottled water

Dinner

Lunch

Professional photographer guide

Professional art historian guide

Qualified Egyptologist guide

Hotel pickup and drop-off

Private tour

Transport by air-conditioned minivan

Entry/Admission - Al-Tannoura Egyptian Heritage Dance Troupe

Entry/Admission - Wekalet El Ghouri Arts Center

Exclusions

Gratuities

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level

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

Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking

Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required

Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately