Guided tour

Cairo: Tour to Al Baron Palace, Citadel & Old Cairo Tour

Cairo: Tour to Al Baron Palace, Citadel & Old Cairo Tour

From £32.03 per person

Dive deep into the glorious past of the Egyptian capital and visit the famous landmarks of this city. Learn about the cultural richness and go street shopping at the traditional marketplace.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
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Duration 8 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Arabic, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Russian
Pickup included
Pick up is available from your hotel or selected location in Cairo or Giza. Pick up service not available from Nasr city, Cairo Airport, Heliopolis City, New Cairo, or 6. October. You will be contacted via WhatsApp, email, or phone the day before the tour to update the exact pickup time.
Private group available


  • Visit the abandoned mansion, Al Baron Palace
  • Take a walk around the local marketplace of Khan El Khalili Bazaar
  • Learn about Egyptian history at Old Cairo
  • Enjoy an authentic lunch from a local restaurant at Al Azhar Park
Full description
Enjoy a pickup from your accommodation in Cairo and see the famous landmarks of Cairo.  Travel in the comfort of an air-conditioned vehicle to the first destination, Al Baron Palace. The palace, located near Cairo's El Korba district, is inspired by Hindu temples of Cambodia and India. Listen to the mysterious history of the palace and marvel at  its architecture. Head to Saladin Citadel after the palace visit and marvel at the UNESCO World Heritage Site. Admire this prominent structure built on Mokattam hills and enjoy the beautiful view of the surrounding cityscape. Proceed to the Khan El Khalili Bazaar, the oldest marketplace in the Middle East and take a walk along the pathways. Explore the varied collections of souvenirs, antiques, and much more. After that, enjoy an authentic lunch from a local restaurant at Al Azhar Park, overlooking Old Cairo. Your last destination is Old Cairo where you can visit its prominent landmarks, including the Hanging Church, the Church of St. Barbara, Ben Ezra Synagogue and the Church of Abu Serga. Go back to your accommodation together with your guide as the tour concludes.
  • Pickup and drop-off from Cairo or Giza
  • Transfer in an air-conditioned vehicle
  • Egyptologist tour guide
  • Bottled water
  • Lunch from a local restaurant at Al Azhar Park
  • Parking fees
  • Taxes and service charges
  • Entry fees to the above-mentioned attractions in the itinerary (unless add-ons selected)
  • Personal expenses
  • Mineral water during lunch
  • Gratuities (optional)
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You must bring your own headphones
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You must fill out a travel information form
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sun hat
  • Camera
  • Comfortable clothes

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  • The tour duration includes pickup and drop-off along with travel time
  • A minimum of 2 persons is required to operate the shared tour, the product can be canceled or rescheduled if the minimum group size is not met
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Very good tour with a lot of historical data. For lovers of history and the background of things.

8 June 2021

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Product ID: 391190