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

Cairo: Full-Day Islamic and Coptic Cairo Excursion

Product ID: 32319
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A full-day tour of the most famous religious sites in Islamic and Coptic Cairo. Visit the Salah al-Din Citadel, ancient mosques, the hanging church, Abu Serga church , Ben Ezra synagogue, and the Khan el-Khalili Bazaar.
About this activity
Duration 8 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English, French, German, Italian
Wheelchair accessible

Pick-up service

Pickup from any hotel or Airbnb in Cairo and Giza.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Visit the Citadel of Salah al-Din and the Alabaster Mosque
  • Explore the shops in the Khan el-Khalili Bazaar
  • See the Hanging Church, one of the oldest churches in Egypt
Full description
Be met outside your cruise ship by a tour representative and board an air-conditioned, private vehicle for the trip to Cairo, to enjoy a sightseeing tour of the Islamic and Coptic sites of the old city.

On this full-day excursion, your guide will take you to the Salah al-Din Citadel. Admire the Alabaster Mosque and also the Al-Gawhara Palace, which was built by Mohammed Ali Pasha in 1814. Visit El Moez Street to see the most beautiful examples of Islamic architecture.

Then proceed to Coptic Cairo to visit the the Hanging church, also known as the Al Mo'allaka Church, to see Saints Sergius and Bacchus Church, which sheltered the holy family, and visit Ben Ezra Synagogue.

You can take a break for lunch any time you like during the tour.
  • Meet and greet service at Alexandria port
  • All transfers by private air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entrance fees to the sites in Cairo mentioned in the description
  • Academic Egyptologist guide
  • Lunch at a good Cairo restaurant
  • Mineral water and soft drinks on board the vehicle
  • Service charges and taxes
What’s Not Included
  • Any extras not mentioned as included

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Weapons or sharp objects
Know before you go
• Rest assured that the operator will be aware of your cruise ship’s departure time and make sure you return at a suitable time. As a guarantee, if you miss your cruise departure because of something related to the operator, the operator will assume responsibility for your accommodation, flight, or transfer to the next port

• An Egyptian entry visa can be obtained on the cruise ship before your pick-up. This is a service provided by Egyptian Immigration to all passengers on the cruise