Layover Tour to Cairo Citadel, Old Cairo, and Khan El Khalili from Cairo Airport

Immerse yourself in the historical grandeur of Cairo with our specially curated layover tour. This tour is an excellent choice for travelers in transit through Cairo Airport, desiring to explore the city’s rich cultural and historical landmarks in a short time.

Tour Highlights:

  • Salah El Din Citadel: Explore the impressive medieval Islamic fortification of Salah El Din Citadel.
  • Mohammed Ali Alabaster Mosque: Visit the strikingly beautiful Alabaster Mosque, an icon of Egyptian architecture.
  • Al Gowhara Palace Discovery: Witness the architectural magnificence of the Mamluk and Ottoman era at Al Gowhara Palace.
  • Ibn Tulun Mosque: Experience the historical significance of one of Cairo’s oldest mosques.
  • Museum of Gair Anderson and St. Sergius: Explore the Museum of Gair Anderson and the ancient Church of St. Sergius.
  • Coptic Museum Treasury Collection: Delve into the rich heritage of Coptic Cairo.
  • Khan El Khalili Bazaar Shopping: End your tour with a visit to the famous bazaar, offering a variety of traditional Egyptian goods.

Tour Itinerary:

Upon your arrival at Cairo International Airport, our tour representative will greet you, holding a sign with your name. You will then meet your Egyptologist guide and embark on the tour in a modern, air-conditioned van. The itinerary includes visits to the historic Salah El Din Citadel, Mohammed Ali Alabaster Mosque, Al Gowhara Palace, Ibn Tulun Mosque, and the Museum of Gair Anderson. We will also explore the Coptic Museum and the ancient Church of St. Sergius. The day concludes with a shopping trip at Khan El Khalili bazaar. Our guide will ensure your timely return to the airport for your onward journey.

Tour Inclusions:

  • Meet and assist services at Cairo Airport
  • Airport pick-up and return
  • All transportation in a private air-conditioned vehicle
  • Services of an expert Egyptologist guide fluent in your language
  • Mineral water during the tour
  • Entrance fees to all sites in the itinerary
  • All service charges and taxes

Tour Exclusions:

  • Any services not specified in the itinerary
  • Entry visa to Egypt


  • Single person: $120
  • Group of 2-4 persons: $90 per person
  • Group of 5-8 persons: $70 per person

Note: This tour is thoughtfully designed to offer an enriching exploration of Cairo’s iconic sites in the limited duration of your layover. Our knowledgeable Egyptologist guide will provide an informative and memorable experience.

We are excited to offer you an extraordinary Layover Tour to Cairo Citadel, Old Cairo, and Khan El Khalili from Cairo Airport!