Discover Cairo city tourthe secrets and religious traditions of the Ancient Egyptians on this 8-hour tour of Cairo city that takes in the memorable Egyptian Museum and the Coptic churches of the city among other sights.
You will learn more about Islamic Cairo during a visit to the Alabaster Mosque in the Citadel of Saladin, and about the Coptic Christian community at the Hanging Church. You will also see the first synagogue of Egypt.
A guide will meet you at your hotel, Cairo Airport or any other location of your choice. Start the day at the Citadel of Saladin, located on Mokattam Hill overlooking the old city. Explore the Islamic fortifications and the Alabaster Mosque of Mohamed Ali with Cairo city tour
Continue to Coptic Cairo and visit the Hanging Church, built into the walls of the Roman Fortress. Dedicated to the Virgin Mary, it is one of Cairos most striking churches and arguably the oldest Christian church in Egypt.
Stop for lunch at a local restaurant and continue the afternoon tour at the mesmerizing Egyptian Museum. The neo-classical building, designed by the French architect Marcel Dourgnon, contains more than 120,000 masterpieces, ranging from the pre-dynastic to the Pharaonic and Greco-Roman periods.
Be wowed by the artifacts of the child King Tutankhamen, and the relics of other Pharaonic Gods and Goddess. And visit the mummies room to learn about mummification art in ancient Egypt.
At the end of the afternoon you will be taken back to your hotel or other Cairo location of your choice.