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8 DAYS ISLAMIC CAIRO & ALEXANDRIA

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Duration

8 days

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

Unlimited

Languages

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Overview

A tour of ancient Cairo’s heritage is special, reflecting an important aspect of Egypt’s history. The Old Cairo area is a truly large area, including the ancient Fatimid city, and has many places to visit, such as the Citadel of Salah al-Din and Ibn Tulun Mosque. There are hundreds of other heritage sites that represent an important part of Cairo’s history.

In the second part of the trip, you will visit the charming city of Alexandria, with a temperate atmosphere and wonderful open beaches that invite you to stay.

There are many archaeological and heritage sites in Alexandria, such as Qaitbay Castle and Sawari Column, and you can also enjoy the beauty of nature and history when you visit the Montazah Palace.

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Enjoy our monuments in Egypt, visiting Giza pyramids, one of the 7 wonders of the world, visiting the most famous mosques, going to Alexandria, the pride of the Mediterranean sea. Enjoy a trip to 8 Days Islamic Cairo and Alexandria and experience many exciting activities in Egypt. Your tour will begin in Cairo, where you will visit the Salah El Din Citadel, Egyptian Museum, The pyramids, and many Interesting locations.

Itinerary

8 DAYS ISLAMIC CAIRO & ALEXANDRIA

Day 01: Arrival in Cairo
Day 01: Arrival in Cairo

We will pick you up from the Airport/Train station then we will transfer you by private A/C car to your hotel. Overnight in Cairo.

Day 02: Islamic Cairo Tour
Day 02: Islamic Cairo Tour

Breakfast, Our guide will pick you up from your hotel to enjoy a spiritual day tour to the Islamic sites in Cairo.
Start your day by having breakfast. Our team will pick you up from the hotel to transfer you to Islamic sites in Cairo.

Salah Citadel: We will proceed to Old Cairo, where you can visit the Citadel of Salah El-Din, which played a significant role in protecting Egypt, as they considered it the seat of power for over 700 years. Salah El Din Citadel, a fortification that has three mosques and three museums. You will hear the in-depth history of this place. It has several significant monuments like The Mosque of Suleiman Pasha, The Alabaster Mosque, and the Mohamed Ali Mosque.
The Mosque-Madrassa of Sultan Hassan: This mosque was built in the Mamluk-era in 3 years only. The Mosque of Sultan Hassan is considered remarkable for its size and its beautiful architecture.
Ibn-Tulun Mosque: Our next stop is The Ibn Tulun Mosque which Ahmad ibn Tulun built, one of The Abbasi governors of Egypt. The mosque was constructed in 876 AD and completed in 879 Ad.
Overnight in Cairo

Day 03: Cairo Tour
Day 03: Cairo Tour

Start your day with breakfast in the hotel; our team will pick you up from the hotel to start our Egypt Pyramids Tour, where you will visit the amazing Egyptian Museum and The Great Pyramids of Egypt.
Egyptian Museum: The Egyptian Museum, which is considered one of the most important museums, Egyptian Museum is a must-see. You will spend the day lost in Egypt’s antiques, treasures, and history. A rare collection of 5,000 years of art, history, and culture mingled in monuments and antiques in the museum. Over 250,000 artifacts are presented, including collecting treasures, gold, and jewelry that belonged to Tutankhamen.
Giza Pyramids Tour: Visit the Giza Pyramids Tour – Khufu, Khafre, and Menkaure. Khufu is one of the most colossal ever built. Giza pyramids tour is not over as you will have a close-up
You can choose an optional tour.
We will transfer you back to your hotel.

Day 04: Azhar and Islamic Sites
Day 04: Azhar and Islamic Sites

Start your day by having breakfast, and then our team will pick you up from your hotel, and then we will continue our tour to Islamic Cairo, where you visit Al-Azhar.
Mouayyed Mosque
Bab Zuweila
Al Hussein Mosque
Beit El Shimmy
Hakam Mosque
Bab El Fetouh
Bab El Nasr
Get back to your hotel and spend the overnight in Cairo.

Day 05: Cairo Food Tour
Day 05: Cairo Food Tour

Start your day by having breakfast, and then we will take you to the best restaurants in Cairo to enjoy the natural taste of Egyptian food, where you will taste Egyptian food.

Day 06: Alexandria Tour
Day 06: Alexandria Tour

Our tour guide will pick you up from your hotel to start your tour to Alexandria. Start the time with the library of Alexandria, the most extensive library globally – now with 8 million books. Visit its open court and free museums.
Note: Alexandria Library is closed on Fridays and every public holiday. To enter the reading area, you will need to purchase an extra ticket.
Library of Alexandria: Start the journey with the Library of Alexandria, the world’s most extensive library, as t contains 8 million books. Visit its open court where you can see Alexander the Great’s statue and the statue of Ptolemy the first, which was found underwater nearby.
Citadel of Qaitbay: Continue to see the outside of Citadel of Qaitbay built on the same site as the ancient Lighthouse of Alexandria, one of the seven wonders of the ancient world, the Most spectacular castle, a great photo stop.
The Montaza Garden: The car will then take you to the gardens of Montaza. The beautiful coastline and all the city views are en route to Montaza Palace and gardens, which is approx 25 km away, including the old harbor of Alexandria, where we found 7000 monuments underwater.
Abou El Abbas Mosque: Later, you will visit the prettiest and biggest mosque in the city, The Abbo Elabbas Mosque, and the strangest sight outside it.
You will see Cornish and enjoy the Mediterranean Sea Opposite’s view. You can see the old fishing boats, men fishing, and traditional fishers making nets.
Travel in comfort back to your hotel.
Overnight stay in Alexandria.

Day 07: Back to Cairo
Day 07: Back to Cairo

Breakfast, Departure back to Cairo.
Overnight in Cairo

Day 08: Departure

Start your day by having breakfast, and then you will be transferred to the Airport to take your flight back home.

Included/Excluded

  • • 6 nights hotel accommodation in Cairo
  • • 1 Night hotel accommodation in Alexandria
  • • 1 Day tour in Cairo visiting Islamic Cairo
  • • 1 Day tour in Cairo visiting El-Azhar & Islamic Sites
  • • 1 Day tour in Cairo visiting the Egyptian Museum, Great Pyramids, Sphinx
  • • 1 Day tour in Alexandria
  • • Food Tour in Cairo
  • • All transfers in Cairo and Alexandria.
  • • Expert tour guide.
  • • All your tours and excursions are by an A/C vehicle.
  • • All your visits include entrance fees.
  • • Our prices include all taxes and services.
  • • Visa Entry for Egypt.
  • • Personal items.
  • • Any meals not mentioned in the program.
  • • Any Optional tours

Durations

8 Days 7 Nights

FAQs

Can you book a hotel for me?
We have contact and availability in all hotels stars.
What is your cancellation policy?
No cancelation policy will occur if you cancel 2 days before your booking. If you cancel 2 days before your booking, we will deduct 25 % of your booking price. If you cancel 1 day before your booking date, we will deduct 50 % of your package price.
Can you send us the final itinerary before we book the tour?
Of course, we can send you the final itinerary or amend your itinerary as you wish
Child policies
• One month – 5 years 11 months: Free of Charge
• Six years – 11 years 11 months: 50% of the tour price
• 12+ years: Total tour price as per adult person
• This Tour is Kid-friendly
Currency Policy
• Tour price currency is USD, but you can pay in Euro or British pound.
• The prices quoted per person per tour are all-inclusive.
• Prices are continuously updated to ensure you receive the lowest price possible.
• Once your tour is confirmed, we guarantee that no one will change the price.

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