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Alabaster Mosque (Mosque of Muhammad Ali)
Alabaster Mosque (Mosque of Muhammad Ali)

Alabaster Mosque (Mosque of Muhammad Ali) Tours and Tickets

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The citadel of Saladin—and the Cairo skyline—is dominated by the Alabaster Mosque (also known as the Mosque of Muhammad Ali. Modeled on classic Turkish architecture, it took 18 years to build the structure (1830-1848, with a complete restoration taking place in the 1930s. It was commissioned by Muhammad Ali, ruler of Egypt from 1805-1849, who lies in the marble tomb inside.

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Cairo Private Day Tour to Egyptian Museum Citadel and Khan Khalili Bazaar

Cairo Private Day Tour to Egyptian Museum Citadel and Khan Khalili Bazaar

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Embark on a day tour of Cairo that takes you to the Egyptian Museum (where you can see King Tutankhamun’s golden death mask and more than 120,000 other antiquities); the Saladin Citadel of Cairo, where you can see the Great Mosque of Muhammad Ali Pasha; and Khan el-Khalili, a bustling market in the center of Islamic Cairo.
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  • 8 to 10 hours
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$25.00
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Private 3 Days to the best 11 sightseeing Giza Cairo Alexandria

Private 3 Days to the best 11 sightseeing Giza Cairo Alexandria

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Take the strain out of itinerary planning on this action-packed 3-day private tour of Cairo and Alexandria. See the pyramids at Giza, Saqqara, and Dahshur, and ride a camel across the desert; explore the Egyptian Museum, the Alabaster Mosque, and the Khan Al-Khalili bazaar, and ride a felucca on the Nile; admire the library, the catacombs, the Citadel of Qaitbay, and Pompey’s Pillar. Tour includes lunch and door-to-door round-trip transfers.
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  • 3 days
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$160.00
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Cairo Day Tour visit Egyptian Museum, Citadel and Khan Khalil Bazaar

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Cairo Day Tour visit Egyptian Museum, Citadel and Khan Khalil Bazaar

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See Cairo’s essential destinations with a full-day tour of the city’s historic and cultural sites. Explore the vast collection of artifacts at the Egyptian Museum, and see the gilded, iconic funeral mask of Tutankhamun. Take in views of the city from the medieval ramparts at Saladin’s Cairo Citadel, and visit the exquisite Muhammad Ali mosque within the walls. Enjoy a traditional lunch at a neighborhood restaurant, then spend an hour at Khan El Khalil bazaar browsing vibrant stalls and local shops before returning to your hotel.
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  • 8 hours
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4-hours private Tour to Islamic Mosque and Coptic Cairo

4-hours private Tour to Islamic Mosque and Coptic Cairo

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See the magnificent religious architecture of Old Cairo on a 4-hour, private tour that takes the stress out of navigating Cairo’s chaotic streets. Visit the Hanging Church, Ben Ezra Synagogue, Saints Sergius and Bacchus Church, the Citadel of Saladin, and the Alabaster Mosque without the hassle of finding a series of taxis between destinations, and a flexible departure time means the tour can be tailored to your schedule.
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  • 4 hours
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$20.00
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Full Day Tour Visiting Coptic and Islamic Cairo

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Full Day Tour Visiting Coptic and Islamic Cairo

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Visit Cairo’s religious landmarks on a private tour to the city’s most important Coptic, Islamic, and Jewish places. Learn how the Christian Holy Family took shelter on the site of Saints Sergius and Bacchus Church, explore the Church of Saint Barbara, and see the gilded icons that adorn the Hanging Church. Enter a synagogue built where baby Moses was found and eat lunch at a local restaurant; see Cairo’s most important mosques then take in sweeping views of the city from Saladin’s 15th-century citadel. 
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  • 8 hours
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Cairo City Tour Visiting Egyptian Museum Citadel and Old market of Khan Kkalili

Cairo City Tour Visiting Egyptian Museum Citadel and Old market of Khan Kkalili

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Experience Cairo’s highlights on a full-day sightseeing tour to the Egyptian Museum, the Citadel of Saladin, Mohamed Ali Mosque and Khan El Khalili Bazaar, and immerse yourself in the city’s rich history and vibrant culture. Discover Pharaohs’ hordes, crumbling mummies and gleaming antiquities as you visit the museum with a local guide, then take in the views from the Citadel’s medieval fortifications. Pause for lunch at a restaurant, see the soaring architecture of an iconic mosques and browse for souvenirs and spices in the colorful stalls of a bustling souk.
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  • 8 to 10 hours
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Private Islamic and Christian Cairo Day Tour

Private Islamic and Christian Cairo Day Tour

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Explore Cairo’s dynamic Christian and Islamic history on a walking day tour of the old city. The outing is divided into two segments. First you’ll visit Christian Coptic Cairo—among the most important locations for Christians in Egypt—and visit a church and a synagogue. After a lunch break at a local restaurant, continue on to learn about Islamic Cairo, where you’ll have the opportunity to enter two mosques.
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  • 6 hours
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$20.00
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Islamic and Coptic Cairo Day Tour

Islamic and Coptic Cairo Day Tour

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Discover Cairo’s Coptic, Jewish and Islamic traditions on a full-day cultural tour that includes Abu Serga Church and the Citadel of Cairo. Step into the sanctuaries of the city’s most important Coptic churches, from the 4th-century Abu Serga to the elegant Hanging Church, visit a synagogue built where baby Moses was purportedly found and see celebrated mosques and madrassas. Finish your tour on the medieval fortifications of Saladin’s Citadel of Cairo, which protect the graceful domes and minarets of the Alabaster Mosque. 
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  • 8 to 10 hours
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King Tut Egypt : 6 Days Cairo and Luxor Guided Tours & Overnight Train

King Tut Egypt : 6 Days Cairo and Luxor Guided Tours & Overnight Train

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Enjoy a comfortable pick up from Cairo airport to your hotel Marvel at the famous Great Pyramids of Giza with your expert guide See the ancient Step Pyramid of Djoser at the Sakkara archaeological site Visit Saladin Citadel, constructed in 1183 AD, and Mohamed Ali Alabaster Mosque Visit the Valley of the Kings , Karnak and Luxor temples in Luxor Adventure all of your tours and transfers in a comfortable way
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  • 6 days
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$349.00
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Vip Inclusive 2-Day Private Tour to All Pyramids and Cairo and 2 evenings

Vip Inclusive 2-Day Private Tour to All Pyramids and Cairo and 2 evenings

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Capture the spirit of ancient Egypt on a private 3-day tour of Cairo and Alexandria with a professional guide. Gaze in wonder at the Giza pyramids; take an exhilarating camel ride through the desert; and descend to the atmospheric tombs of the Sakkara step pyramids. Immerse yourself in Cairo’s lively culture during a visit to the Khan Al-Kahlili market and the Mosque of Mohamed Ali and see the splendid sights of Alexandria on a guided tour. Receive the undivided attention of your Egyptologist guide on this private tour.
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  • 2 days
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$195.00
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Private Tour: Egyptian Museum, Alabaster Mosque, Khan el-Khalili

Private Tour: Egyptian Museum, Alabaster Mosque, Khan el-Khalili

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This private tour of the Egypt Museum, Alabaster Mosque and Khan el-Khalil is perfect for travelers who have already seen the Great Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx. Follow an expert guide on a tour through some of the city’s other great highlights and learn more about the history and religion that make this destination truly unique.
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  • 6 hours
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$158.34
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3 Days Tour Package Covering all Cairo and Giza all inclusive

3 Days Tour Package Covering all Cairo and Giza all inclusive

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See the best of Cairo and the vicinity with this three-day package. You'll visit the world-famous Giza Pyramids, the ancient city of Memphis, the pyramids of Sakkara and Dashur, and go on a camel ride: and that's just on day one! Other highlights include a visit to the Egyptian Museum, shopping in local souks, and tours of Coptic and Islamic Cairo.
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  • 3 days
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$112.22
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Egyptian Museum Alabaster Mosque Hanging Church and Khan Bazaar from Cairo

Egyptian Museum Alabaster Mosque Hanging Church and Khan Bazaar from Cairo

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Visit four of Cairo’s star attractions and explore Old Cairo on this full-day tour, including lunch, with an Egyptologist guide. Visit the Egyptian Museum to see Tutankhamun’s funerary mask and more; and view the Mosque of Mohamed Ali, otherwise called the Alabaster Mosque. Delve into the ancient lanes of Old Cairo to see the famous Hanging Church, other Coptic churches and the Synagogue of Ben Ezra. Finish at the Khan el-Khalili bazaar, Cairo’s old souk, with free time to explore the narrow alleyways and shop for handicrafts, jewelry and trinkets.
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  • 8 hours
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$99.99
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2-Full Days Cairo tour package (See the best in Giza&Cairo)

2-Full Days Cairo tour package (See the best in Giza&Cairo)

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Discover Cairo’s ancient wonders and its historic heart on this 2-day private tour, which covers ground at a pace you just can’t match independently. See the Giza Pyramids, the Sphinx, Saqqara, Memphis, the Pyramid of Djoser and the Egyptian Museum; then enjoy Coptic Cairo, Cairo Citadel and the Alabaster Mosque. Your package includes door-to-door transfers, private guide and water: food, drink, entrance fees and accommodation are at your own expense.
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  • 2 days
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$58.06
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Islamic Cairo Private History Tour

Islamic Cairo Private History Tour

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Discover the mosques and madrasas of one of the world’s oldest Islamic cities on a customizable, private tour of the city with a local guide. Explore historic Cairo, a UNESCO site that was founded in the 10th century, and see how the city’s tradition, art and architecture braid together in the narrow streets. Learn about life in the city while taking in the rich scents, sights and sounds of the Egyptian capital.
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  • 7 hours
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$80.00
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Cairo Tour To The National Museum of Egyptian Civilization, Citadel & Bazaar

Cairo Tour To The National Museum of Egyptian Civilization, Citadel & Bazaar

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Cairo tour 8 Hours starts every day from 8:00 am to 16:00 pm, Private tour includes all Pick up & drop off transfers from customers′ location in Cairo, Entry Fees, Expert Tour guide, Lunch at Local restaurant, All Taxes Services, includes Bottle of Water and All Transfers by Private A/C Vehicles Newest Model, Tour excludes personal items, tipping and Mummies Room. there is possibility of entering the Mummies room at the Museum,Felucca ride on the Nile but all those activties can be added on in the middle of the booking process as it requires additional fees
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  • 9 hours
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Full Private Day to Islamic Cairo,Citadel of Salah Aldin &Khan El-Khalili Bazaar

Full Private Day to Islamic Cairo,Citadel of Salah Aldin &Khan El-Khalili Bazaar

On this tour of Egypt, explore Cairo, its architecture and its bustling city life. Explore the local markets and jewellery shops at El Khalili, built in the 14th Century AD. Admire the colourful, handmade wares on display. For some history, explore the Citadel of Salah El Din, located atop the El Moqattam hills, enjoy panoramic views of Cairo. Admire the artistic beauty of Islamic monuments in the mosques, houses, fortresses and many other buildings influenced by the religion and culture of Islam. Explore the Ahmad-Ibn Tulun Mosque, one of the earliest and the largest mosques built in Islamic Egypt. Appreciate its gypsum ornamentation and religious Islamic engravings.
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  • 8 hours
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$75.00
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Day Trip To Islamic Cairo

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Day Trip To Islamic Cairo

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Don’t waste your precious time looking for taxis or fumbling with maps. Check off no fewer than five spectacular mosques and the notorious Khan al-Khalili bazaar in just half a day on this private door-to-door tour. See the Alabaster Mosque (and the Citadel of Saladin), the al-Rifa’i Mosque, the Sultan Hassan Mosque, the Al-Azhar Mosque, and the Al-Hussein Mosque with a guide. Please note, tour excludes any entrance fees.
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  • 4 hours
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Explore Islamic Cairo In Half Day Tour

Explore Islamic Cairo In Half Day Tour

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Starts At 10:00 am Pickup from your hotel by our expert tour guide and transfer to 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. Its construction began 757 AH/1356 CE with work ending three years later “without even a single day of idleness”. At the time of construction the mosque was considered remarkable for its fantastic size and innovative architectural components. Commissioned by a sultan of a short and relatively unimpressive profile, al-Maqrizi noted that within the mosque were several “wonders of construction”. The mosque was, for example, designed to include schools for all four of the Sunni schools of thought: Shafi’i, Maliki, Hanafi and Hanbali Then drive to Al-Azhar Mosque in Cairo it`s also known as the mosque of the most resplendent  is a mosque in Islamic Cairo in Egypt.Al-Mu'izz li-Din Allah of the Fatimid Caliphate commissioned its construction for the newly established capital city in 970. Its name is usually thought to allude to the Islamic prophet Muhammad's daughter Fatimah, a revered figure in Islam who was given the title az-Zahrā  .the shining or resplendent one.It was the first mosque established in Cairo,a city that has since gained the nickname "the City of a Thousand Minarets End your day tour By a visit to El Hussein Mosque in Cairo .Hallowed mosque believed to be the burial site of the head of the prophet Muhammad's grandson. At the end of the tour our guide will transfer you back to your hotel in Cairo
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  • 4 hours
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Cairo Day Trip Coptic Orthodox Church and Islamic Cairo old mosques

Cairo Day Trip Coptic Orthodox Church and Islamic Cairo old mosques

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private pick up from cairo or giza hotels with private car adn guide 9 am or any time you request us Day Tour Islamic & Coptic Cairo the most famous attractions: Citadel to see Mohammed Ali Mosque (the alabaster mosque). Coptic Cairo to see Hanging Church, Greek Church of St. George, Church of St. Sergius .
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  • 4 hours
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$19.00
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Private tour to The Mosque of Muhammad Ali

Private tour to The Mosque of Muhammad Ali

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. and is still considered one of the most impressive historic monuments in Cairo today, Explore this historic mosque on a private tour . Learn about the history and architecture of the sprawling complex as you walk the medieval fortifications with your guide, after that we will continue for a full day tour showing the old Egyptian artifacts from the beginning of history. Then enjoy and Egyptian cuisine at a nearby restaurant before finishing the tour at your hotel.
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  • 4 to 6 hours
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$9.00
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Private Tour in Cairo Citadel

Private Tour in Cairo Citadel

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Enjoy a personalized and tailor-made tour with a private Egyptologist guide, driver, tour will be tailored just for you and will suit your needs and your budget. Avoid the crowds with your own private guide & private vehicle during your tour to the Citadel.
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  • 3 hours
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$39.00
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All inclusive Private 9 Days 8 Nights Cairo Luxor Aswan 5* Dleux Nile Cruise

All inclusive Private 9 Days 8 Nights Cairo Luxor Aswan 5* Dleux Nile Cruise

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Spare yourself the hassle of itinerary planning and arranging transfers, and experience Egypt in style on this 8-night 5-star private package that’s tailor-made for history buffs. See the ancient highlights of Cairo, Luxor, Aswan, and Abu Simbel, cross the desert by sleeper, and indulge in a 3-night full-board Nile cruise with stops in Kom Ombo and Edfu. Throughout, your Egyptologist guide will help you make the most of the monuments.
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  • 9 days
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$1,400.00
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All inclusive Private 4-Day Tour around Giza.Cairo, Alexandria Luxor by flights

All inclusive Private 4-Day Tour around Giza.Cairo, Alexandria Luxor by flights

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Time-poor travelers won’t want to miss this action-packed 4-day private guided tour that covers the historic highlights of Cairo, Alexandria, and Luxor. See Giza, Saqqara, Dahshur, the Egyptian Museum, and Old Cairo, then cruise the Nile on a felucca. Fly to Luxor for the day to experience the temples of Karnak, Luxor, and Hatshepsut, the Colossi of Memnon, and the Valley of the Kings. Finally, enjoy a day in Alexandria.
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  • 4 days
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$720.00
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Alabaster Mosque (Mosque of Muhammad Ali) hours of operation: Open daily 8am - 5pm. Closed Fridays. Buy tickets in advance on Viator. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.