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Salah El Din Citadel and Coptic Cairo Tour

Salah El Din Citadel and Coptic Cairo Tour

Join our Cairo Day Tour to enjoy the most exquisite journey around Cairo. One of our professional guides will accompany you from your hotel to pay a visit to Salah El-deen citadel that was built by Salah El-deen on the hills of Almoqattam to defend Cairo from outer invasions. You will also be given the chance  to visit Mohamaed Ali Alabaster Mosque that was designed by  architect Yousif Boushnaq, a Turkish man who came all the way from Istanbul to build that great mosque for Mohamed Ali who ruled Egypt over 45 years.

 

You will have a fancy lunch at one of Cairo’s famous restaurants then head to Islamic Cairo you can visit the very well known Khan elkhalili, Cairo’s famous bazaar. Moving on to explore Coptic Cairo to visit the Hanging Church, Ben Ezra Synagogue, Church of St. Barbara, Church of Abu Serga. Later in the evening, we will escort you to your hotel to spend the night there.

Old Cairo/Coptic Cairo

Citadel Of Saladin

Program (5 Hours)

Includes:

1- We will all be at your service and exert our best efforts to keep you satisfied

2- We will escort you during your sightseeing trips in a well-equipped, air conditioned car ot a motor coach

3- We will manage your trips from A to Z.

4- All the information about the trips will be discussed in detail during the itinerary

5- Our professional tour guides are fluent English language speakers

6- Entrance fees to all sites and meals are indicated in the itinerary. (tickets for optional sites are available)

7- Mineral bottled water is served during the trip.

8- Portage is available whenever you please.  

9- Cell phone and Egyptian sim cards are available for purchase to make local and international calls.

10- All services charges include taxes. 

 

11- The tour excludes food and drinks unless specified.

 

  • 1

    You will visit Salah El-Din Citadel which encompasses the mosques of Mohammed Ali and Sultan Qalawun and has the Police and Military Museums. You will also get to see the Well of Joseph, 90 metres deep which was the only source of water to the entire Citadel.  Due to the citadel’s place over the moqattam hills, it offers visitors great views over Cairo and is a great spot for taking pictures of the City, the Nile and also the Pyramids.

  • 2

    You will have a fancy lunch at one of Cairo’s famous restaurants then head to Islamic Cairo you can visit the very well known Khan elkhalili, Cairo’s famous bazaar. You will also pay a visit to Amr Ben Elaas Mosque, or the Mosque of Amr, as it is known. Moving on to explore Coptic Cairo to visit the Hanging Church, Ben Ezra Synagogue, Church of St. Barbara, Church of Abu Serga. Later in the evening, we will escort you to your hotel to spend the night there.

Our Cairo Day Tour is your gateway to a world that links the past to the present. Through our day tour to Old Cairo and Coptic Cairo you will get to visit Salah El Din Citadel, constructed during the Crusades in 1183 AD. You will also visit Mohamed Ali Alabaster Mosque inside the castle's walls. Then you will move on to Coptic Cairo to learn about Egypt's Christian history before exploring Islamic Cairo.

Martyn – June 11, 2013

Visit to Cairo by air

I booked this trip from the UK last January and travelled in February. I was amazed at the professional service we received. The company was on time at our hotel, the flights were slick and the guide in Cairo was excellent.

Shirely – April 11, 2013

“Splendid!!”

We had an awesome day trip with Sharm Day Tours from Sharm el Sheikh to Cairo. Had a great tour guide who gave us so much information, an air conditioned bus, only 12 of us on the tour so very personal service.

Wlmb_Ent – FEB 5, 2013

“the best tour company”

We booked all our 4 tours from Sharm Day Tours. Abu Galoum, Diving, Quad Biking, and Cairo by bus. this was the best holiday i have had so far and thanks to Sharm day tours. each and every tour we had excellent guides.

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