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Islamic Cairo Major Mosques

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What to Expect
As you may enter working mosques, please dress modestly – long, loose clothes that cover arms and legs – and wear shoes that are easy to remove: women should also bring a scarf to cover their hair. Please note that a few sites close to the public at 5pm. You'll start your tour of some of the highlights of historic Cairo, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, by strolling through the Citadel, built by Saladin, founder of the Ayubbid dynasty. As you only have 2-5 hours for this tour, you'll admire most of the sites from outside: either choose 3 to 4 monuments to visit or ask your guide for recommendations.From the citadel, you'll see the Mosque of Sultan Hassan, the Refaie Mosque, the Giza pyramids (if it's not foggy), the Ibn Tulun Mosque (the oldest mosque in the city surviving in its original form, and the largest mosque in Cairo in terms of land area), and the famous Cairo tower. Stroll through the Alabaster mosque of Muhammad Ali Pasha, Cairo's best-preserved & most iconic, most beautiful mosque, to the al-Nasir Muhammad mamluk Mosque. Enjoy a feast of historic religious & military architecture as you admire the monuments inside this great fortress. Pause for a while to absorb the full scale of the Giants: Sultan Hassan & Refaie religious archaeological complex, built at the middle of the fourteenth century.You'll finish your tour with a couple of Cairo's better-known mosques: the Mosque of Abu Dahab (the father of Gold. A wealthy ottoman army leader who once "or more than once" threw gold over the poor as means of charity, hence his name), and the 10th-century al-Azhar Mosque, home to one of the oldest surviving Islamic universities in the world. Your final stop is the notorious downtown: you may wish to enjoy lunch or a non-alcoholic drink at one of the famous Restaurants and Cafes of this lively vivid buzzing Cairo City Center (the Paris along the Nile) Downtown, Cairo. 
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Important Information
Departure Point
Tour starts at your hotel/accommodation
Departure Time
10am
Return Details
  • Tour ends at your hotel/accommodation 
Inclusions
  • Entrance fees
  • Hot drinks as per itinerary (Morning tea, Afternoon tea.. etc) 
  • Bottled water
  • Meals as per itinerary (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner)
  • Admission ticket
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Driver/guide
  • Local guide
  • Professional guide
  • Professional photographer guide
  • Qualified Egyptologist guide
  • Hotel drop-off
  • Hotel pickup
  • Private tour
  • Transport by air-conditioned coach
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Transport by private vehicle
Exclusions
  • Drinks
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Gratuities (recommended)
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Islamic Cairo's finest tour & major mosques
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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By: Cairo Trips
79 reviews
Ruvani786
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
145
Let Down
We read about Mo Swift on trip advisor. He had great reviews and we felt he was exactly the kind of guide we
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riazrahim
10
Friendly, passionate, and generous
Mo Swift loves Cairo so much, he offered to show us around the famous al-Khalili market for free. I could tell how
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micahfiedler
Newington, Connecticut
50
The Rare Tour Guide With a Vested Interest in His Local Community
Mr. Swefy contains and conveys a deep local knowledge easily apparent in anybody who meets him. However, what
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K397KDchrisp
10
Single
Very exciting trip. Enjoy every place I've visited. Very friendly and nice tour guide😉. Thank you👍
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jpgomez709
Bogota, Colombia
10
Not quite what we expected
We met Muhammad while waiting in line for the show at Wekalet El Ghouri. He was very friendly and helped us find
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194nicholaso
40
Once of meeting in the bazaar
Muhammad approached me on the street in Khan el-Khalili while my girlfriend was looking at carpets. He was nice
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Nuria V
10
nice tour egyptian
We were going to the Egyptian museum until we were in it, it was very nice, since we were scared that everyone
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Orhunegekercek
10
City Tour
We met by coincidence and I was particularly interested in the Egyptian Mythology. It was hard for me to find a
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Aly S
Australia
2518
A true Egyptian gentleman
Here's the story: I'm Egyptian. I'm walking out of khan el khaleeli with my Aussie wife, frazelled and exhausted.
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JenIng1983
20
Very good person
I met Muhammad in Islamic Cairo and he started giving me and my friend a free tour of the area. He also helped us
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Roenl
20
Cairo spectacular
During our visit to Egypt, we had a wonderful guide Mo Swift, he made us a night tour of the most peculiar and
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mikebersani
Geneva, New York
20
The best man in Cairo
I have read many of the reviews about Mohammed‘s tours of Cairo. Just like many of the other writers, my wife and
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aiftincais2016
San Vito al Tagliamento, Italy
30
Fantastic Experience
We do a fantastic Experience arround khan al-khalili(The bazar of cairo) with our guide Muhammad Swefy(MO Swift).
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Amy P
10
Awesome guide
Super friendly and knowledgeable guide. We had a great tour around the old city and he showed us to interesting
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ThomasK7427
10
Local tour in the area of the artisans.
Mohammad took me on a tour of the area of the artisans and explained the historical importance of the area. He
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