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what is city tour in Egypt means

cairo  citytours is a mix of ancient history and vibrant modern life.  So we have a suggested itinerary for a Cairo city tour:

Egyptian Museum:

Since its opening in 1902, the Egyptian Museum in Cairo has held a unique historical position among the museums of the world, because of its iconic status as the first purpose-built museum in the Middle East.

With one of the richest archaeological collections, the museum remains a valuable resource for scholars, while providing a place to educate Egyptians and visitors from all over the world.

The museum houses an extensive collection of artifacts from ancient Egypt, there are more than 120 objects inside the building. and still including the treasures of Tutankhamun.

 You can Stroll around Tahrir Square, a symbolic location in modern Egyptian history. It was the focal point of the 2011 Egyptian Revolution.

Islamic Cairo:

Head to Islamic Cairo to explore its historic mosques, bazaars, and narrow streets. Key landmarks include the Citadel of Saladin, the Mosque of Muhammad Ali, and the Sultan Hassan Mosque.

Khan El Khalili Bazaar:

Visit Khan El Khalili, one of the oldest markets in the Middle East. It’s a bustling bazaar where you can shop for traditional crafts, spices, jewelry, and souvenirs.

Coptic Cairo:

Explore Coptic Cairo, home to several significant Christian sites. Visit the Hanging Church (Saint Virgin Mary’s Coptic Orthodox Church), the Church of St. Sergius and Bacchus, and the Coptic Museum.

Lunch:

Enjoy a traditional Egyptian meal at a local restaurant. Egyptian cuisine offers a variety of flavorful dishes, including kosher, falafel, and kebabs.

Nile Corniche:

Take a leisurely walk along the Nile Corniche or consider a relaxing felucca ride on the Nile to enjoy scenic river views.

Old Cairo Gates:

Visit the historic gates of Old Cairo, such as Bab Zuweila and Bab al-Futuh. These gates are part of the medieval city walls.

Al-Azhar Park:

Relax at Al-Azhar Park, a beautifully landscaped park offering panoramic views of Cairo. It’s a peaceful retreat in the heart of the city.

Dinner with a View:

Choose a restaurant with a view, perhaps overlooking the Nile or the city skyline, for a delightful dinner experience.

Some tips about  the visit

Cairo’s traffic can be intense, so plan your itinerary with consideration for travel times.

Hire a knowledgeable guide to enhance your understanding of the historical and cultural significance of the sites.

Respect local customs and dress modestly, especially when visiting religious sites.

Check the opening hours of attractions in advance.

This suggested itinerary provides a mix of ancient history, cultural exploration, and local experiences, giving you a taste of the diverse aspects of Cairo.

What I can see in Cairo city tour?

Discover Egypt as the land of civilizations and how that mixed with the land of the Pharaohs. the old remains of the Islamic capital now through our incredible tours in Cairo to see one of the world’s most beautiful wonders, and to visit the Egyptian landmarks on an 8-hour Cairo city tour  with our wonderful Tour to the Egyptian Museum one of the oldest museum in the world and see the first Islamic capital in Egypt and the story of holy trip in Egypt All in Coptic Cairo

We will help you to cover the beautiful sightseeing in the Citadel of Saladin and the unique Alabaster Mosque of Mohamed Ali Basha, The Synagogue of Ben Ezra, the cave church where it is thought that the Holy family sought shelter while they were in Egypt escaping from King Herod’s torture


Itinerary:-

EGYSUNTOURS   guide will pick you up from your hotel, to enjoy the Cairo city tour, and visit the most interesting Egyptian Museum, which features Artefacts from the Pharaonic period. The museum displays a rare collection of 5000 years of art which is considered the largest most precious collection of Egyptian art in the world. Over 250,000 overwhelming artifacts are presented.

Then, proceed to visit Mohamed Ali Alabaster Mosque inside the Citadel of Salah El Din. Lunch will be served in a local restaurant. Continue driving to the area of Islamic Cairo, where you will be able to explore Khan El Khalili, Cairo’s old bazaar. Then, we move on to Coptic Cairo to visit the Hanging Church, Ben Ezra Synagogue, Church of St. Barbara, and Church of Abu Serga. Later, you will be transferred back to your hotel.

Included:-

  • Pick up services from your hotel & return
  • All transfers by a private air-conditioned vehicle
  • Private English-speaking Egyptologist guide
  • Entrance fees to all the mentioned sites
  • Bottled water on board the vehicle during your trip
  • All taxes & service charge

Excluded:-

  • Lunch is arranged with your guide give him 30 minutes before to arrange
  • Any extras not mentioned in the itinerary 
  • Tipping

NB:-

Incase of pick up from either Heliopolis or 06th of October Areas, there is supplement 10$ per person.

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