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  1. Egypt
  2. Cairo Region
  3. Cairo
  4. Khan Al-Khalili

Cairo: Alabaster, Hassan Mosques & Bazaar Private Tour

Product ID: 253132
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Roam around Egypt, the land of pyramids. Visit the Alabaster Mosque, Khan El-Khalili Bazaar, and the Mosque-Madrassa of Sultan Hassan. Get to know the spirit of the area on a private guided tour.
About this activity
Duration 4 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English

Pickup included

Your hotel in Heliopolis or 6th of October areas
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Experience the ambiance of the historic Alabaster Mosque
  • Stroll around the stalls of the Khan El-Khalili Bazaar
  • Visit the Mosque-Madrassa of Sultan Hassan
  • Learn about the Mamluk architecture at the Mosque-Madrassa
Full description
Begin the tour with a visit to the Alabaster Mosque, situated at the Citadel of Salah El-Din, after a pickup from your accommodation around Cairo. The mosque is known for its limestone monument that welcomes visitors of all beliefs. Listen as your expert guide provides insight into basic Islamic beliefs at this landmark destination.

After the mosque visit, head toward the Khan El-Khalili Bazaar. Witness the local culture and commerce of the Bazaar first-hand. Stroll by various stalls and be amazed by the souvenirs and regional products. Later, proceed to the Mosque-Madrassa of Sultan Hassan, one of the largest and most captivating structures in Cairo, built between 1356 and 1363. Marvel at the Mamluk architecture and pick up insights from your guide regarding the architectural excellence of this building.

It's up to you to determine how long you'd like to stay at each location on this private tour. Feel free to visit the Papyrus Institute and hear about ancient artworks. There, you can also purchase genuine Papyrus items. Please inform the guide if you prefer not to visit this destination. At the end of the tour, get dropped off back at a selected destination in Cairo, Giza, Heliopolis, or 6th of October.
Includes
  • Egyptologist guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transportation in a private, air-conditioned vehicle
  • Bottled water
  • 1 drink, fresh juice, tea, or coffee at a local coffee shop in Khan El Khalili
  • Entry to the Alabaster Mosque
  • Entry to Mosque and Madrasa of Sultan Hassan
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities (optional)
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Smoking
  • Luggage or large bags
  • Alcohol and drugs
Know before you go
• Infants must be on laps
• Only your group will be participating in this tour
• Pickup service is not available from Nasir City and Cairo Airport
• The duration of the tour includes the pickup and drop-off times
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Product ID: 253132