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Egypt Shore Excursions.

Duration :
1 Day
Type :
Pirvate or Sharing
PickUp :
Cairo Hotel
DropOff :
Cairo Hotel

Built inthe twelfth century, the Citadel of Saladin is a place with apast full of momentous historical events for the current future of Egypt. Itswalls and superb location make it one of the most wonderful and entertainingtours of Cairo.

At thetop of the hill sits Citadel of Saladin, which owes its name to the constructorof its eastern wall, Salah Eddin Al-Ayoubi. His arrival in the country, in1171, involved the abolition of power Fatimid and the restoration of Islam asthe official religion of Egypt.

Toprotect the city, Saladin ordered the construction of a citadel in themountains of Al Moqattam serve as fortress of the royal residence. Theconstruction began in 1176. For this purpose, they demolished the Fatimidmosques and tombs of the places that occupy the great walls. Some blocks ofstone from the Pyramids of Giza were used for construction.

Every100 meters with communication towers built with the walls. Served the dualpurpose of allowing light to enter through the openings as a sector to bet aguard that defended the city with arrows. The two main towers, both on thenortheast corner, are known as Borg Al-tower Ramiah and Borg Al-Arena-HattadSmith Tower. The southern part of the fortification and the sector down thehillside to the west from the nineteenth century.

Theinterior of the citadel houses beautiful mosques. Among them, the Mosqueof Mohamed Aly, Known also as the Alabaster Mosque, which looks likethe blue mosque of Istanbul .

Your last stop will be at exotoc and colorfulKhan El Khalili open Area which is a shopper’s paradise and thedream for many photographers. The Bargaining will be an art  and it is expectedwhen you will negotiate to purchase silver , gold , bronze or copper .

Engoy the smell of exotic spices , leathergoods , Aroma of brewed coffee sifting through elaborately carved wooden doorean coffee shops. 

 

Enjoymusic sound and plethora of unbelievable display of merchandise together withmultitude of colorfully dressed crowds that will bring to you the scenes of (AThousand and one Arabina nights ) .

 
Persons    1 Person    2 Persons    3 Persons    4 Persons    5 Persons    6 Persons      
Rate         75 USD      50 USD       45 USD       40 USD        35 USD        30 USD     

Valid till 30 June 2014

Children 0 – 5.99 years Free of Charge, 6 – 12years will charge 50 % from Adult rate

 

 Rateincludes:

 

Entrance fees to thementioned sightseeing.

Met & Assist from& to your hotel at Cairo or Giza.

 All transfers by air condition vehicle.

Private Egyptologisttour guide (all languages). 

Visit of the papyrusinstitute ( ask your guide if you need to visit Perfume Factory ).

 

Rate excludes:

 

Entrance to privaterooms or areas inside any temple or Museum.

Tips to guide &driver.

Any Souvenir from anypurchasing stop.

Entry Visa to Egypt whichhad to be handle from your side.

International Airtickets from & to Egypt.

Extras :

Lunch atNile View restaurant ( 10 USD per person , Any Extra Drinks or Beverage notincluded )  .

Nile cruiseLunch at 5 Stars ship ( 35 USD per person, Any Extra Drinks or Beverage notincluded ) .

Nile cruiseLunch at 4 Stars ship ( 25 USD per person , Any Extra Drinks or Beverage notincluded ) .

Felucca ridefor about 30 minutes : 10 USD per persons

 



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