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Cairo Citadel (Citadel of Saladin) Tours and Tickets

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Standing proud above the hubbub of the modern city, the Cairo Citadel (Citadel of Saladin)) is one of Old Cairo’s most striking sights. First built by Saladin in the 12th century, during the Crusader conflicts, the fortress complex houses palaces, museums, and mosques, including Muhammad Ali’s 19th-century Alabaster Mosque.

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Full Day Tour Visiting Coptic and Islamic Cairo

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
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$24.00
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$24.00
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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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  • 8 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$20.00
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$20.00
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Cairo Day Tour visit Egyptian Museum, Citadel and Khan Khalil Bazaar

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
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$25.00
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$25.00
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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
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$25.00
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$25.00
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Private Half-Day Tour to the City of the Dead and the Alabaster Mosque

Private Half-Day Tour to the City of the Dead and the Alabaster Mosque

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Visit the City of the Dead and the Alabaster Mosque with a private guide on a 4-hour tour that includes pickup and drop-off at your hotel, entrance fees, and transport in a Wi-Fi equipped minivan. Explore an ancient burial ground filled with mausoleums, mosques, and modern homes, then enter the Citadel of Cairo to see an Ottoman-style mosque commissioned by Muhammad Ali Pasha.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$37.00
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$37.00
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Private Day Tour to Egyptian Museum, Citadel and Old Cairo

Private Day Tour to Egyptian Museum, Citadel and Old Cairo

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If you’ve already seen the Giza Pyramids, experiencing Cairo’s other treasures can be tricky if you’re going it alone. With this private tour, you’ll avoid haggling with cabs and calculating routes for yourself. Traveling by private, chauffeur-driven car, tour a selection of lower-profile sites with a guide for background: the Egyptian Museum, the Alabaster Mosque inside Saladin’s Citadel; and the landmarks of Coptic and Islamic Cairo. Entry fees are excluded.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$31.50
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$31.50
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Private Half-Day Tour: Cairo Citadel Sultan Hassan and Khan el Khalili Bazaars

Private Half-Day Tour: Cairo Citadel Sultan Hassan and Khan el Khalili Bazaars

Explore some of Cairo’s less-visited sites—the Citadel of Salah el-Din, the Khan el Khalili bazaar, and the Mosque and Madrassa of Sultan Hassan—on this private tour. You’ll enjoy personalized attention from your guide as you explore, listening to commentary tailored to your interests. Learn about the history, architecture, and culture of Cairo, and try your luck at bargaining with the vendors in the bazaar.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$90.08
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$90.08

Old Islamic & Coptic Cairo

Old Islamic & Coptic Cairo

With Visitors Egypt Tours, you will get the chance to live the experience of the ancient Egyptian history with our experienced and professional guides with the lowest prices possible.
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  • 6 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$40.00
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$40.00
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Private Tour 2-Days in Cairo & Giza

Private Tour 2-Days in Cairo & Giza

With Visitors Egypt Tours, you will get the chance to live the experience of the ancient Egyptian history with our experienced and professional guides with the lowest prices possible.
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$52.29
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$52.29
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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
  • Free Cancellation
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$20.00
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All Inclusive 2-Day Ancient Egypt and Old Cairo Highlights Tour

All Inclusive 2-Day Ancient Egypt and Old Cairo Highlights Tour

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Pushed for time in Egypt’s capital? Then, see all Cairo’s top attractions in two action-packed days on this private tour, with an Egyptologist guide. Experience the stunning Giza pyramids and Great Sphinx; and visit the ancient pyramid fields of Sakkara and open-air museum of Memphis. Gaze at Tutankhamun’s golden treasures at the Egyptian Museum, and explore the highlights of Old Cairo, Alabaster Mosque and Hanging Church. While lunches, entrance fees, and air-conditioned transport are included, your Cairo accommodation is not included on this tour.
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$70.15
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$70.15
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Best Two-Day Private Guided City Tour of Cairo Giza and Saqqara

Best Two-Day Private Guided City Tour of Cairo Giza and Saqqara

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Devote ample time to Cairo’s wonders by spreading your sightseeing over two days on this privately guided tour. Accompanied by your own Egyptologist guide, set off on Day 1 to see the pyramids and Sphinx at Giza, before traveling to Saqqara, home to the Step pyramid, Egypt’s first-ever pyramid. On Day 2, switch your sights to Cairo itself. Marvel at the treasures of King Tutankhamun and other highlights at the Egyptian Museum; visit the Mohammed Ali Mosque; and enjoy the Khan El-Khalili bazaar. Daily hotel pickup and drop-off is included.
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$30.87
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$30.87
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All Inclusive 2-Day Private Tour to All Pyramids and Cairo and 2 evenings

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

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Get up close to the major pyramids of Dahshur, Saqqara and Giza on this private 2-day tour, led by a qualified Egyptologist. Then see the sights of Cairo, including the antiquities of the Egyptian Museum, atmospheric mosques and churches in the Citadel, and Khan El Khalili Bazaar. You’ll dine in a restaurant overlooking the Great Sphinx of Giza and ride a camel on the Giza plateau; watch a light and sound show; and join a Nile dinner cruise featuring belly dance and whirling dervishes.
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$199.00
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$199.00
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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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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$80.00
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$80.00
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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
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$20.00
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Day Tour To Islamic And Christian Cairo

Day Tour To Islamic And Christian Cairo

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Spare yourself the street harassment that so often goes with independent Cairo tourism and benefit from the insights of an Egyptologist guide on this tour of Old Cairo. Visit the Hanging Church, the Church of St. Sergius and Bacchus, the Church of St. Barbara, and the Ben Ezra Synagogue. Then discover Islamic Cairo at the Citadel, the Mosque of Amr ibn al-As, and the Alabaster Mosque.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$20.00
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3 Days Private Guided Cairo Tour Package

3 Days Private Guided Cairo Tour Package

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Get a comprehensive overview of the great city of Cairo on this 3-day private tour. Visit all of the city’s top attractions such as the Great Pyramid of Giza, the Sphinx, the Egyptian Museum, the Khan Khalili Bazaar, as well as the ancient cities of Memphis, Saqqara, and Dahshur. Learn about the rich and vibrant history of ancient Egypt from your private guide and enjoy complimentary refreshments throughout the tour.
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  • 3 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$185.00
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$185.00
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Day Trip to Giza Pyramids Old Cairo Citadel and Bazaar

Day Trip to Giza Pyramids Old Cairo Citadel and Bazaar

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Save time and money and explore ancient Giza and old Cairo on this private, inclusive tour. In the company of just your party and an Egyptologist guide, visit the Great Pyramids and the Sphinx; tour one of Cairo’s oldest Coptic churches, and shop for brassware, copper, leather, and other fine products at the centuries-old Khan El Khalili Bazaar. Includes lunch.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$20.00
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Cairo Private Day Tour: Egyptian Museum, Citadel, and Khan al-Khalil Bazaar

Cairo Private Day Tour: Egyptian Museum, Citadel, and Khan al-Khalil Bazaar

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Visit the Egyptian Museum, Cairo Citadel, and Khan Al-Khalili bazaar on a full-day private tour in Cairo, including lunch. With an Egyptologist guide beside you, step back through the millennia at the atmospheric Egyptian Museum. Marvel at Tutankhamun’s gold treasures, gaze at ancient mummified animals, and peer into the faces of long-ago pharaohs at the Royal Mummy Halls. After lunch on a leafy River Nile island, visit the Mohammed Ali Mosque at the Citadel of Saladin, and barter for souvenirs at the chaotic Khan El Khalili.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$45.85
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$45.85

Private day tour to Giza Pyramids, Sphinx Egyptian Museum and Citadel

Private day tour to Giza Pyramids, Sphinx Egyptian Museum and Citadel

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Dive into ancient Egypt on a day tour of the pyramids of Giza, Old Cairo, and the Egyptian Antiquities Museum. With a guide educated in Egyptology, you'll see historical artifacts, learn about King Tut and his treasures, and check out some of the earliest Christian churches in the Middle East.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$30.00
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Giza Pyramids Tour

Giza Pyramids Tour

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Is it your 1st time to do it ?! We will make it the way you expect and even better. Our goal is your extreme satisfaction. It's not your 1st time ?! You will feel the difference with us. We care about your time, money and will. We are YOUR GUIDE IN EGYPT.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$74.29
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$74.29

Islamic Sites Private Walking Tour of Cairo
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Islamic Sites Private Walking Tour of Cairo

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Explore Cairo’s most iconic Islamic sites on a 4-hour walking tour through the city, then visit Khan el-Khalili market. Walk alongside your local guide as you climb Mokattam Hill to the Citadel of Saladin, and take in sweeping views from the fortifications. Enter the Mamluk-era Sultan Hassan Mosque to see soaring chambers and elegant courtyards; discover intricate artwork and learn of the four historic madrassas inside the house of worship. Leave the serenity of the mosque for a bustling market, and practice your bargaining skills as you shop for souvenirs. 
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$146.15
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Cairo full day city tour with private modern car and tour guide

Cairo full day city tour with private modern car and tour guide

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Explore Cairo’s churches, mosques, markets, and antiquities on this all-day excursion. After a convenient hotel pickup, visit the Egyptian Museum and check out the King Tut exhibit and other important artifacts. Explore the 12th century citadel and marvel at historic religious sites like the Hanging Church, the synagogue of Ben Ezra, and the Mosque of Amr Ibn Al-As. Finish at the famed Khan el Khalili bazaar, Cairo’s sprawling 700-year-old market.
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  • 6 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$45.77
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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
  • Free Cancellation
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$58.06
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How much does it cost to visit Cairo Citadel (Citadel of Saladin) 2021?
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Cairo Citadel (Citadel of Saladin) costs USD 8.58. Guided Cairo Citadel (Citadel of Saladin) tours start around USD 8.58 per person.
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