Unusual Islamic Cairo Full Day Private Tour

Tour Number

Activity Level

8933


Categories

Museums / Culture, Nature and Wildlife, Youth and Family

Details

Kid Friendly: No. 'Children must be at least 4 feet tall' or 'Suitable for mature teenagers'..

Friendly: No.
'You must be able to get in and out of a car'

Maximum travelers: 10

Language(s)

explanation

Arabic (fluent), English (fluent)

Explore the Islamic side of Cairo


This Tour will be on unusual Islamic Cairo, we will visit not just Mosques but places and Streets.

We will start our visit by one of the oldest streets in Egypt, we will walk on Al Darb Al Ahmar Street, The Darb al-Ahmar area hostess several other interesting trades and crafts. Facing Bab Zuweila and going further up north in Suq al-Silah Street one will come across the Saddlemakers Market called Suq al-Surugiyyiah which produces all kinds of leatherware.

From here we will be in Al Moez Street, the most beautiful Islamic street in Cairo. Islamic monuments & mosques are on each side of El Moez Street, we will spend hours along the street you will be able to visit El Hakem Mosque 1000 years ago, El Aqmar Mosque, the Dome, Hospital & School of Qalawoon and other old mosques.

After that we will have a rest in a fantastic Park and the highest point in Cairo. It will be Al Azhar Park which Located in the heart of old historic Cairo and commanding stunning panoramic views of the world.

Itinerary

Morning we will pick up you at 9:00am from your Hotel to start our lovely tour starting by "Al Darb Al Ahmar Street " for the traditional Egyptians handcrafts, which facing the ancient Zuweila Gate. is one of the oldest thoroughfares in Cairo - Shari Khayyamiya. Khayma means "tent" in Arabic. There, in the Street of the Tentmakers, the ancient craft of making huge tent pavilions, or Suwan, out of beautiful cloth patterns has been carried on for hundreds of years.

After that we will start walking in the oldest street in Origional Cairo it will be "Al Moez Street" in this street we will see Souk, wekala, hamam, khan, hotel, palace, mosque, khankah, college, citadel and fort are flourishing historical Cairo. El Moez Le Din Allah Street is an eloquent witness for historical Cairo with the various monuments spread along both sides of the street.

After our Lunch in Traditional Egyptian Restaurant we will spend romantic and lovely time in Al Azhar Park which is the highest point in Cairo, then back to the hotel.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: I will meet you in the lobby of your hotel.

End location: I will drop you at your hotel.

Duration: 6 hours

it depend on traffic

Transportation

A/C van or bus.

What’s Included

* Private English Tour Guide.
* Private Air Conditioned modern min- Van with private driver.
* All sightseeing as mentioned.
* Traditional Egyptian Lunch.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

500 Egyptian Pounds - For extra meals, shopping.

What’s Extra

Personal Expenses for any Extra Meals or drinks.

Private tour guide Mina

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