Private Cairo Layover Tours To Giza Pyramids & Islamic Cairo

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At any Time from 7:00 am Until 11:00 am or earlier Pickup from Cairo international airport by our Tour guide and Start your Cairo layover Tours to Giza Pyramids Where you Visit the Great Pyramid of King Cheops and also you will see the Middle and Small Pyramids then Visit Valley Temple and the Sphinx & enjoy Camel ride around the great pyramid

then Drive from Giza To Cairo to Visit Islamic Cairo that Includes a visit to Citadel of saladin where you visit Mohamed Ali Mosque, then Continue to Visit Sultan Hassan Mosque and El Rifai Mosque ,Visit Ibn tulun Mosque

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Duration: 8 hours
Starts: Qasr El Nil, Egypt
Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Historical & Heritage Tours



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At any Time from 7:00 am Until 11:00 am or earlier Pickup from Cairo international airport by our Tour guide and Start your Cairo layover Tours to Giza Pyramids Where you Visit the Great Pyramid of King Cheops and also you will see the Middle and Small Pyramids then Visit Valley Temple and the Sphinx & enjoy Camel ride around the great pyramid

then Drive from Giza To Cairo to Visit Islamic Cairo that Includes a visit to Citadel of saladin where you visit Mohamed Ali Mosque, then Continue to Visit Sultan Hassan Mosque and El Rifai Mosque ,Visit Ibn tulun Mosque

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Stop At: Pyramids of Giza, Al Haram Str., Giza 12611 Egypt

At any Time from 7:00 am Until 11:00 am or earlier Pickup from Cairo international airport by our Tour guide start your full day trip
The Giza pyramid complex consists of the Great Pyramid (also known as the Pyramid of Cheops or Khufu and constructed c. 2580 – c. 2560 BCE), the somewhat smaller Pyramid of Khafre (or Chephren) a few hundred meters to the south-west, and the relatively modest-sized Pyramid of Menkaure (or Mykerinos) a few hundred meters farther south-west. The Great Sphinx lies on the east side of the complex. Current consensus among Egyptologists is that the head of the Great Sphinx is that of Khafre. Along with these major monuments are a number of smaller satellite edifices, known as “queens” pyramids, causeways and valley pyramids.

Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Great Pyramid of Cheops (Khufu), Giza Egypt

Khufu’s pyramid complex consists of a valley temple, now buried beneath the village of Nazlet el-Samman; diabase paving and nummulitic limestone walls have been found but the site has not been excavated

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Khafre’s Pyramid, Al Haram, Giza Egypt

Khafre’s pyramid complex consists of a valley temple, the Sphinx temple, a causeway, a mortuary temple and the king’s pyramid. The valley temple yielded several statues of Khafre. Several were found in a well in the floor of the temple by Mariette in 1860

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Menkaure Pyramid, Al Ahram, Giza 11511 Egypt

Menkaure’s pyramid complex consists of a valley temple, a causeway, a mortuary temple, and the king’s pyramid. The valley temple once contained several statues of Menkaure. During the 5th Dynasty, a smaller ante-temple was added on to the valley temple

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Great Sphinx, Al-Haram, Giza Egypt

The Great Sphinx of Giza, commonly referred to as the Sphinx of Giza or just the Sphinx, is a limestone statue of a reclining sphinx, a mythical creature. Facing directly from west to east, it stands on the Giza Plateau on the west bank of the Nile in Giza, Egypt. The face of the Sphinx appears to represent the pharaoh Khafre.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Islamic Cairo, Midan Silah ad-Din, Cairo 11511 Egypt

the Citadel of Salah El Din in Cairo Where you visit Mohamed Ali Mosque that has been considered one of the most beautful mosque in Cairo it also know 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.

Then Followed by a visit to 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-Madrassa of Sultan Hassan is a massive Mamluk era mosque and madrassa located near The Citadel in Cairo.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Mosque of Muhammad Ali, Al Abageyah Qism El-Khalifa, Cairo 11511 Egypt

The Great Mosque of Muhammad Ali Pasha or Alabaster Mosque (Arabic: مسجد محمد علي‎; Turkish: Mehmet Ali Paşa Camii) is a mosque situated in the Citadel of Cairo in Egypt and was commissioned by Muhammad Ali Pasha between 1830 and 1848.

Duration: 1 hour

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

The Mosque-Madrasa of Sultan Hassan (Arabic: مسجد ومدرسة السلطان حسن‎) is a monumental mosque and madrasa located in the historic district of Cairo, Egypt. It was built between 1356 and 1363 during the Bahri Mamluk period, commissioned by Sultan an-Nasir Hasan. The mosque was considered remarkable for its massive size and innovative architectural components, and is still considered one of the most impressive historic monuments in Cairo today

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Al-Azhar Mosque, El-Darb El-Ahmar, Cairo Governorate, Egypt

Al-Azhar Mosque (Arabic: الجامع الأزهر‎, romanized: al-Jāmiʿ al-ʾAzhar, lit. ’The Resplendent Congregational Mosque’), known simply in Egypt as al-Azhar, is an Egyptian mosque in Islamic Cairo. Jawhar al-Siqilli commissioned its construction for the newly established capital city in 970.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Al Rifai Mosque, Cairo Egypt

Al-Rifa’i Mosque (Arabic: مسجد الرفاعي‎, transliterated also as Al-Rifai, Al-Refai, Al-Refa’i, El-Refa’i, and named in English: the Refaai Mosque) is located in Midan al-Qal’a (Arabic: ميدان القلعة‎), adjacent to the Cairo Citadel. Now, it is also the royal mausoleum of Muhammad Ali’s family. The building is located opposite the Mosque-Madrassa of Sultan Hassan, which dates from around 1361

Duration: 1 hour



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