We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The Tripadvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Reserve Now & Pay Later

Islamic Cairo Tour

Save
Share
Select Date and Travellers
From
USD 78.93
(Price varies by group size)
Date
2 travellers
Overview
What to Expect
Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: Mosque and Madrasa of Sultan Hassan, Maydan Salah al-Din, Cairo 11511 Egypt

Itinerary:

Sun Pyramids Tours representative will pick you up from your hotel At 10:00 am and transfer to the Citadel of Salah El Din in Cairo Where you visit Mohamed Ali Mosque that has been considered one of the most beautiful mosques in Cairo it is also known as the Alabaster Mosque because its outer walls has been Covered by Alabaster Stone.

Then Followed by another big famous Mosque Which is Al-Rifa’i Mosque The building is located opposite the Mosque-Madrassa of Sultan Hassan, which dates from around 1361, and was architecturally conceived as a complement to the older structure. This was part of a vast campaign by the 19th century rulers of Egypt to both associate themselves with the perceived glory of earlier periods in Egypt‘s Islamic history and modernize the city.

Proceed to visit the Most and Biggest mosques in Cairo which is El Sultan Hassan Mosque that also known as `Madrasa El Sultan Hassan` that was founded by Sultan Hassan in 1356 A.D . The mosque was, for example, designed to include schools for all four of the Sunni schools of thought: Shafi’i, Maliki, Hanafi and Hanbali, Then drive to Al-Azhar Mosque in Cairo it`s also known as the mosque of the most resplendent. Al-Mu’izz li-Din Allah of the Fatimid Caliphate commissioned its construction for the newly established capital city in 970. Its name is usually thought to allude to the Islamic prophet Muhammad’s daughter Fatimah, a revered figure in Islam who was given the title Az-Zahrā .the shining or resplendent one. It was the first mosque established in Cairo, a city that has since gained the nickname “the City of a Thousand Minarets.

End your day tour by a visit to El Hussein Mosque in Cairo .Hallowed mosque believed to be the burial site of the head of the Prophet Muhammad’s grandson.
At the end of the tour our guide will transfer you back to your hotel in Cairo
Show More
Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
pick you up from your hotel
Duration
4h
Inclusions
  • - All transfers by a private modern air-conditioned vehicle.
  • - Pick up services from your hotel & return.
  • - Private Egyptologist guide with the language you speak.
  • - Entrance fees to all the mentioned sites.
  • - Bottled water during your trip.
  • - All taxes & service charge.
Exclusions
  • - Any extras not mentioned in the program
  • - Tipping
Show More
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Reviews

About the operator

This tour has not yet been reviewed, but you can read what other travellers have to say about this operator.

By: Sun Pyramids Tours Alexanderia
travelers3Ca
4725
The best time in Egypt
We took the three night 4 days cruise and it was the best time for us. The rooms are beautiful and beds are
Read more
Kit C
12
Old Cairo walking tour
Super interesting tour of the old Coptic and Islamic area of Cairo. Rania was the perfect guide, gracious and
Read more
219MaryG219
Louisville, Kentucky
9047
Best Nile cruise
I cannot recommend this boat highly enough. I traveled to Egypt with my sister-in-law and father, and the Oberoi
Read more
andyoverseas
Alexandria, Virginia
1817
The included lunch was HUGE, so go hungry
Very professional tour company. Not only did they contact me before the tour to confirm, but the guide checked in
Read more
Vacationer284478
52
Sun Pyramids Egypt Tour- Islamic Cairo Tour
Very interesting experience. Thoroughly enjoyed it. The guide was knowledgeable and provided a great experience.
Read more
KirstenMelville5
Perth, Australia
63
Wonderful Trip to the White Desert
We have just finished our trip to the White Desert with Tamer and we had an amazing time. We got to climb a
Read more
Kemberly B
50
Felucca ride on nile river in cairo extremely disappointed
I must say this was extremely disappointing not worth the $35. We were picked up from hotel and taken to where the
Read more
Aadhes
Colombo, Sri Lanka
531379
Enjoyable city roaming
we picked up horse carriage near the Aswan Railway Station, for one hour he wanted a big amount but you can do it
Read more
340haz
74
not a great sleep but we arrived
The overnight sleeper train was good in the sense that you get to where you are going. Just don't count on a good
Read more
Meghan F
London, United Kingdom
51
Peacful experience on the Nile, but a bit rushed and dull
The cruise itself was quite quiet and relaxing, we enjoyed the boat and the scenery immensely. We also got the
Read more
Key Details
  • Mosque and Madrasa of Sultan Hassan
  • Duration: 4h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Instant confirmation
  • Languages Offered: English, Arabic, Chinese, Danish, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish
Why Book on Tripadvisor?
  • Reserve Now & Pay Later
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Low Price Guarantee
  • No Booking Fees
  • Secure Payments
  • 24/7 SupportCall:0061 (87) 2285 255