Ancient Mosques and Felucca Sailing in Cairo
A wonderful full day of activities in this tour of Cairo Ancient Mosques and a Felucca sail discovering different aspects of what Egypt has to offer. A mix of cultural experiences with the Old Islamic district and Mosques of Old Cairo, along with an unbelieve show of traditional dance and song, and finally ending with a tranquil sail on the Nile in a felucca. I 'must do’ activity for those seeking something ‘a little different’.
- Pick up and return service
- All transfers by A/C vehicle
- Service of private English-speaking Tour Guide
- Assistance during tours
- Entrance fees to the sights
- Lunch at a quality restaurant
- Bottled water and soft drinks
- Shopping tours through bazaars
- Service charges and taxes included
- Personal spending
- Optional activities
Your personal expert Tour Guide and driver will take you on a walking tour of discovery to Al-Muizz Street in Old Islamic Cairo,to experience local life unchanged for centuries and one of the best medieval architectural treasures in the Islamic world,that of the magnificent Al Azhar Mosque. Then continue to Bab Zuweila, a medieval gate in Cairo, which still stands in modern times and it is considered one of the major landmarks of the City and then cross the road to Al Hussein Mosque, named in honour of the grandson of the Prophet Muhammad and it is one of the holiest Islamic sites in Cairo. (lunch at local restaurant with tasty food included).
After lunch, Continue the walk to Al Hakim Mosque which consists of an irregular rectangle with four arcades surrounding the courtyard and then on to Bab al-Fetouh and Bab al-Nasr, a massive fortified gate with rectangular stone towers flanking the semicircular arch of the eastern Portal, from there to the Mosque-Madrassa of Sultan Hassan, remarkable for its enormous size and innovative architectural components. Continue walking to Al-Rifa'i Mosque, next to the Mosque of Ibn Tulun , the oldest Mosque in the City surviving in its original form, and the largest Mosque in Cairo in terms of land area, Last stop on this informative walking tour is the famous old market of Khan El Khalili, a major souk in Islamic Cairo and it is one of Cairo's main attractions for tourists and Egyptians alike. Finally you will transfer to board a Felucca (traditional Nile boat)to sail the Nile for fantastic views of Cairo and the sunset. Transfer back to your hotel. Lunch included
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