Islamic Cairo Alexandria tour Egypt itinerary, Prices, Booking
Islamic Cairo Alexandria tour features in fact 5 day and 4 night accommodation in Cairo. In fact, the Islamic Cairo Alexandria tour features the sightseeing of the major Islamic attraction sites in Cairo and Alexandria aw well. The tour also features a part of Egypt classic tours. Here under is the detailed itinerary.
Day 1 of Islamic Cairo Alexandria tour: Cairo
In fact, the tour starts upon arriving at Cairo airport. There will be a meeting and assist by our representative through the formalities and customs. And then, the day will be a full day tour to visit the Citadel of Salah El Din. In fact, it built between 1176 and 1182 AC. The Citadel fortress indeed provides a panoramic view of Cairo from the Moqattam hills. Moreover, the Citadel complex includes the Alabaster mosque of Mohammad Ali. Islamic Cairo Alexandria tour includes a visit to Sultan Hassan mosque. The mosque indeed is a masterpiece of Manluke architecture. It includes bronze doors, inlaid with gold and silver, marble paneling and also a fountain.
The fountain used with sherbet in the special occasions. In fact, the mosque built between 1356 and 1363 by the Mamluk ruler Sultan Hassan. The scale of the mosque is so colossal that it nearly emptied the vast Mamluk Treasury. Moreover, the historians believe that stones from Pyramids used to build the mosque. And then we will visit to Al Rifai mosque. Lunch will be during the tour at a local restaurant. Furthermore, we will proceed to visit Al Azhar mosque. In fact, the mosque is the first Fatimid mosque which built in Egypt. It also is the oldest Islamic university in the world. In fact, it founded in 970 AC. And the, we will also visit Al Hussein mosque. Transfer to the hotel. Check in. Overnight will be also at the hotel.
Day 2: Cairo
Breakfast will be at the hotel. The day will be a full day tour to visit Ibn Tulun mosque. It built between 876 and 879 AC in the classical courtyard style. It is Cairo’s oldest, intact mosque, still in use today. And then we will visit Gayer Anderson museum. It is the Ottoman style house of an eccentric British major. It restored and furnished in period style and filled with his collection of Islamic art. Lunch will be at a local restaurant. Proceed to Islamic Art museum. The museum includes works of art from all over the Islamic world. It ranges from large architectural pieces rescued from mosques to ceramics, manuscripts and tapestries. Overnight will be at the hotel.
Dinner on a cruising restaurant down the Nile. The Nile cruise sails for 02 hours. The trip program also includes belly dancer show, folklore show and horse dancing show. Dinner based on open buffet.
Day 3: Cairo
Breakfast will be also at the hotel. The day will be also a full day tour to visit Amr Ibn Al Aas mosque. The mosque in fact the first and oldest mosque ever built on the land of Egypt. Erected in 642 AC by Amr Ibn Al Aas, the commander of the Muslim army that conquered Egypt. Lunch will be also at a local restaurant. Continue to Khan El khalili Bazaar which dates back to the 14th century. Khan El Khalili once known as the Turkish bazaar during the Ottoman period. It named for the great Caravansary. The market built in 1382 AC by the Emir Djaharks El Khalili in the heart of the Fatimid City. Overnight will be also at the hotel.
Day 4: Cairo – Alexandria – Cairo
Breakfast will be also at the hotel. It will be before we start Islamic Cairo Alexandria tour day 4. Drive for about 3 hours to Alexandria city, known as the Pearl of the Mediterranean Sea. The tour will begin by visiting Catacombs at Kom El Shoqafa. The Catacombs consist of three tires hewn out of the rock at a depth of 100 feet. Then, there will be a short visit to the Pompey’s Pillar. It is a huge granite pillar which dates back to 297 AC. Proceed to visit the Roman Amphitheater which built during Ptolemaic times. This era known as the Pan and Roman baths whereas villas and amphitheater built. Today you can see this theater with its marble seating for 700-800 person. Gladiatorial games were once held here later chariot races.
Lunch will be at a local restaurant. Islamic Cairo Alexandria tour includes a visit to Al Mursi Abu Al Abbas mosque. It is the most famous mosque in Alexandria passing by Qaitbay Fort. And then, we will visit Alexandria Library and Nabi Daniel mosque. On the afternoon, you will have an overlooking for the most exquisite beach. The beach is on the eastern tip of Alexandria. Moreover, it surrounded by and extremely large garden. Garden is unique in its harmonious combination of flowers with wood and trees. This is El Montaza Park, the summer iridescence of ex-royal family of the King Farouk. He was last king of Egypt. The Palace gardens cover an area of some 150 acres of flowers, trees and palms. Drive back to Cairo. Overnight will be at the hotel in Cairo.
Day 5: Cairo
Breakfast will be also at the hotel. Transfer to Cairo airport for the departure to your destination.
- Meet & assist at Cairo airport.
- 4 nights accommodation at 4 stars hotel in Cairo on Bed & Breakfast basis.
- Sightseeing tour as per as the above mentioned itinerary.
- All transportation by private air conditioned coach.
- All entrance fees of the above mentioned sites.
- Lunches during tours at local restaurants.
- Private Egyptology guide speaks your language.
- Fully escorted by our representative.
- Any personal expenses.
- Drinks during the meals.
- All tours are private. We don’t handle Seat-In-Coach tours.
- All foods are HALAL.
- Private Egyptology guide speaks your language.
- Vegetarian foods are available.
- We can amend the tour to match up with your requirements.
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