The best quick tour if you have four spare hours to visit Islamic Cairo, the city of a thousand minarets. The tour’s start time is flexible, but usually the tour starts around 10 AM, takes a duration of three hours, and ends around 2 PM. This private tour includes Pick-Up with our air-conditioned vehicles at your requested location, and Drop Off at your requested location. The tour also provides Entry Fees + Taxes Services, Tour Guides with an experience of 15+ years, and a bottle of water.
The tour is not only limited to that. With Additional Fees, you can enter the Islamic museum. TIPS ARE ALSO EXCLUDED.
The tour starts by a Pick Up from Requested Location by GEM Explore Egyptologist to start your Journey to visit Islamic Cairo. The first stop is Citadel of Cairo, where with its huge altitude due to the towering minarets, you will be looking out across Islamic Cairo and its skyline. Also, you will visit the Alabaster Mosque of Muhammed Ali Pasha.
The tour continues by visiting Mosque-Madrassa of Al Sultan Hassan. The Mosque was built between 1356 and 1363 AD by order of Al Sultan Hassan-An-Nassir; it is known as and architectural wonder by its fascinating size and Mamluki Islamic designs. The tour then continues by visiting AL Rifa'ei Mosque, which was built with more of a modern design in the nineteenth century to complement its fourteenth century neighbor.
Then, the tour continues by visiting Al-Azhar Mosque which is one of Cairo’s earlier mosques Founded in AD 970 as the centerpiece of the newly created Fatimid city. The building is a harmonious blend of architectural styles, the result of numerous enlargements over more than 1000 years. Finally, the last stop is a quick visit to AL Hussein Mosque which is believed to be the burial site of Al-Hussein, Prophet Muhammed(PBUH)'s grandson.
Finally, the tour finishes usually at 2 PM by dropping off the Customer at the Pick Up location or a nearby place.