Cairo: Salah El Din Citadel, Old Cairo Khan Al-Khalili Bazar

Ascend to the top of the Muqattam Hills as you explore the Citadel of Salah el-Din. See the collection of handicrafts at Khan el-Khalili Bazaar. Visit Coptic churches in old Cairo.

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Duration 5 hoursCheck availability to see starting times.
Live tour guideEnglish, Arabic, French, German, Italian, Romanian, Russian, Spanish
Pickup includedPlease wait in the hotel lobby 10 minutes before your scheduled pickup time and our driver take you
Private group available


  • Gaze at a panoramic view of the city on top of the Salah El-Din Citadel
  • Learn about the Islamic faith with a visit to Alabaster mosque from your guide
  • Visit Coptic churches which date back to the third century
  • Shop in Khan Al-Khalili bazaar and buy some handmade souvenirs
  • Escape from the heat as you travel around in an air-conditioned vehicle
Full description

Relax as you are picked up directly from your accommodation in Cairo. Cool down inside an air-conditioned vehicle as your driver takes you to the Salah El-Din Citadel on top of the hills. Learn the history of the mosques and see the perfumes, jewels, and handicrafts at Khan El-Khalili Bazaar.


Hop on board an air-conditioned vehicle at your hotel. Drive up to the Muqattam Hills and visit the Salah El-Din Citadel, built as a defensive fort. Enter the Alabaster mosque and learn about the Islamic faith as your guide translates some common Islamic prayers. Arrive at Old Cairo.


See the Hanging Church, and the cave in Abu Sirga Church where the holy family rested. See the minarets of Al-Azhar mosque. Continue to Khan el-Khalili Bazaar and amaze yourself with the collection of handmade souvenirs. End your tour with a hotel transfer.

  • Egyptologist guide
  • Transportation
  • Entrance fees
  • Service charge
  • Any extras not mentioned in the program
  • Drinks
  • Lunch

Important information

What to bring

  • Sunglasses
  • Camera
  • Passport or ID card
  • Sunscreen

Not allowed

  • Pets

Know before you go

  • Bring sunscreen, sunglasses, and a camera.


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