Egyptian museum, Citadel & Coptic Cairo - 1 Day

Egyptian museum, Coptic Cairo, citadel

Egyptian museum

visit the ancient artifacts packed up in the Egyptian museum which dates back to different Pharaonic periods such as the old kingdom, middle kingdom, the new one, the late period and the Greek-roman period as well, built in 1902 by August Mariette during the reign of Ismail Pasha ; the grand son of Mohamed Ali

Coptic Cairo

Proceed to the most ancient churches in Cairo in Old Cairo or in other word Coptic Cairo. This area considered as one of the ancient parts of Cairo. The Hanging church built on top of the pillars of the Roman fortress, The church of St.Serguis which known as the cavern church, and St.George church which is controlled by Greeks , looking as a very modern European Church. the synagogue of ben Ezra which used to be a church sold by the Coptic Patriarch back then, and Amr Ibn El Ass the first mosque founded in Egypt and in all Africa by the leader of the army came from Saudi Arabia.

The citadel of Salah Din

Drive to the citadel of Salah el din founded in the 12th century  to protect the city from this side, was used as a fortress and a royal residence to the Caliph and his family too. where we have mosques too. For example the mosque of Mohamed Ali which is a copy of Ajya Sophia in Istanbul, built by the founder of the Modern Egypt. There is one more mosque too in the same fence which is the most ancient founded in the citadel .This mosque of Naser Mohamed dates back to the 13th century.

None of the palaces are well-maintained however the palace of Mohamed Ali is still there where named after his wife Jawhara “Jewel”.

On Egyptian museum, Citadel & Coptic Cairo day you can enjoy a city tour to the main highlights of Cairo , Ancient Egyptian, Christian so-called Coptic and Islamic ones too.

A mix of Pharaohnic, Coptic and Islamic tour, all in one, Egyptian museum with its fascinating original artifacts, the superb mosque of Mohamed Ali in the citadel of Salah-el-din, and a unique tour to the ancient churches in the Coptic Cairo.

Tour includes:  

Egyptologist tour guide

transportation in an air conditioned van

Wifi facility on board.

Tours to mentioned sites.

Entrance fees.

transfer to/from Cairo hotel.

Lunch

Tour excludes:

Extra entrance fees

Beverages

Tips

Any optional tours.

Extra expenditure.

additional fee of 10$ if the transfer will be from (October city/Nasr city/Heliopolis/New Cairo hotels).

Children and infant Policy

0 – 5 years Free of Charge

6 – 11 years pay half price

12+ pay as an adult person

Day 1
Egyptian museum / Citadel of salah-el-din /Coptic Cairo

You will be picked up from your hotel, to enjoy a City Tour visit to the fascinating Egyptian Museum, which houses artifacts from different Pharaonic periods. The museum displays a various collection of 5000 years of art including the great collection of Tutankhamen , gold and jewelry found in his tomb for over 3,500 years.

Then drive to Mohamed Ali Alabaster Mosque in the Citadel of Salah El Din . Lunch en route in a local restaurant. move to Coptic Cairo to visit the Hanging Church dedicated to the Virgin Mary , Ben Ezra Synagogue, Church of Abu Serga khnown as the crypt church. Then transferred back to your hotel.

Price per person

  • single 145$
  • 2 person 99$
  • 3 person 80$
  • 4 person 78$
  • 5 person 70$
  • 6 person 68$
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Frequently asked questions

What should i wear?

For ladies: not swimming suit or bikinis and for entering the churches & mosques you should be well-covered(no shorts)

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Trip Facts

  • In an air conditioned van
  • From 1 pax
  • Lunch

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