Half Day Tour to Citadel Salah Eldeen and Mohamed Ali Mosque

Cultural & Theme Tours in Egypt
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Tour description

Explore the Salah el din Citadel and a historic mosque on a private, 3-hour tour with an Egyptian lunch at a neighborhood restaurant. Learn about the history and architecture of the sprawling complex as you walk the medieval fortifications with your guide and enjoys weeping views of Cairo from the walls. Hear the story of Ottoman commander Mohamed Ali Pasha while visiting the exquisite, domed mosque he built during his controversial reign. Sample traditional Egyptian cuisine at a near by restaurant before finishing the tour at your hotel.

You will be picked up from your hotel or address of preference by a private vehicle and a private guide. You will then head to the Citadel. Along the way the guide will give a brief introduction of the tour at hand and answer any questions you may have.Upon entering the site, you will be shown around the grounds with further explanation of the history and architecture of the vast complex. Enjoy taking photos from the various vantage points with panoramic views of the city.Enter into the Mosque of Mohamed Ali with your guide while heexplains the history of the iconic structure and the significance of Mohamed Ali; one of the most controversial rulers of Modern Egypt. During lunch your guide will be available to cater to any unanswered questions you may still have. Upon conclusion you will be driven back in your private vehicle to your hotel or preferred drop-off point.

What's included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Private tour with a private guide
  • Small bottle of water
  • Lunch at Local Restaurant
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Lunch
  • Bottled water

What's not included

  • Beverages on Meals or any personal expenses
  • Any Item not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Tipping