Nile Holiday Egyptologist guide will pick you up from your hotel to enjoy a fantastic Cairo city day tour to visit the Egyptian Museum, home to the world’s greatest collection of ancient Egyptian artefacts. Wander the treasure-filled halls of gleaming artefacts and of course Tutankhamen’s treasures from jewellery to the famous golden death mask and his gilded sarcophagi are an impressive sight to behold, this pharaoh was certainly prepared for the afterlife. Make sure to check out the Mummies Hall (Extra Ticket) for a close encounter with some of the country’s most important queens and pharaohs.
Proceed to visit Cairo Citadel of Saladin, one of the world’s greatest monuments to medieval warfare with large imposing gateways, towers and high defending walls, the Citadel is one of Cairo’s main attractions and probably the most popular non-Pharaonic monument in the Egyptian capital. Discover the prominent Mohamed Ali Mosque, was built between 1830 and 1848 by the architect Yousef Bushnak.
Continue to Coptic Cairo to visit the famed Hanging Church, a place of Orthodox worship and one of the oldest churches in Egypt. Next, walk to Abu Serga, known formally as Saints Sergius and Bacchus Church. This place has great significance as it is believed to be the spot where the Holy Family spent time during their journey in Egypt. Continue towards Ben Ezra synagogue, which is the reputed location of Moses’ discovery as a baby.
Enjoy Lunch at a quality local restaurant and then drive to Khan Al-Khalili. The bazaar is loud, crowded, colorful, and exciting. It is full of all kinds of goods and shiny baubles. The market has several restaurants and cafés spread throughout where you can take a break from shopping. Even if you are not looking to buy, taking a walk through the winding alleys of this labyrinthine district, you are sure to find something that will catch your eye
After finished, you will be transferred back to your Hotel