Islamic and Coptic Cairo

Islamic Cairo is a part of central Cairo noted for its historically important mosques and other Islamic monuments. It is overlooked by the Cairo Citadel.
Islamic Cairo, also referred to as Medieval Cairo or Fatimid Cairo, the economic and administrative capital was in nearby Fustat
Coptic Cairo, part of old Cairo, was a stronghold for Christianity in Egypt until the Islamic era, though most of the current buildings of the churches in Coptic Cairo were built after the Muslim conquest of Egypt.

City Tour (Islamic and Coptic Cairo)
You will be picked up from Dahab hostel's reception early morning by our English speaking driver, and you will be transferred to;

Islamic Cairo:
The Citadel of Saladin (El-Qala)
Mohamed Ali Alabaster Mosque at the Citadel
Mosque of Amr Ibn Al As
Mosque of Ahmed Ibn Tulun
Mosque of El-Rifai
Sultan Hassan Madrassa and Mosque

Transportation to Coptic Cairo:

The Hanging Church
Church of St. Sergius (Abu Serga)
Church of the Holy Virgin (Babylon El-Darag)
The Synagogue of Ben Ezra
Church of St. Barbara
Monastery and Church of St. George

- Full day trip transportation with a private car and English speaking driver

- Entrance fees to touristic sites.

- Tourist guides are optional for an extra charge (English, French, Spanish and German languages available)

- This tour starts early in the morning, ends afternoon.
- Times are flexible upon your request,
but please note that all sights open at 8:00 AM and close at 4:00 PM)