Things to do in cairo

Enjoy Cairo Excursions with Ibis Egypt Tours and feast your eyes with one of the most attractive places in the world, the historical pyramids were built during a frenetic period of construction, from roughly 2550 to 2490 B.C, the great Pyramid is known as Khufu or Cheops is the largest pyramid in the world, it height approximately 146.5 meters, second on is Chephren and the smallest one is Mycerinus. On another side you will have the chance to be amazed with the glory of the Sphinx, the sphinx is located on the north and below pyramids, although the date of its constructions is uncertain, the head of the sphinx is believed to be that of the Pharaoh Khafra, When was it built, for what purpose, which pharaoh does it represent, and who broke the nose? Any answer is a matter of conjecture. 

Egyptologists have not found any conclusive evidence. No matter. The Great Sphinx of Giza is a wonder to behold. Among the Egyptians, sphinx were placed at the entrance of temples to guard the mysteries and more with Cairo tours.

After your tour in Pyramids of Giza, let’s going to Egyptian Museum, it is located in Cairo at Tahrir square, it display a large rare collection of 5000 years of arts which considered the precious arts design in ancient Egyptian era, the museum houses an unbelievable exhibit depicting ancient Egypt's glorious reign. Mummies, sarcophagi, pottery, jeweler and of course King Tutankhamen's treasures, it’s all there. The boy-king's death-mask – discovered in its tomb – is made of solid gold and it has been described as the most beautiful object ever made and more with Cairo excursions.

And if you decide to take a day tour to Old Cairo, we are allowing visiting the greatest Islamic and Coptic attractions such as Coptic Museum. Get more knowledge concerning Coptic in Egypt while exploring the Coptic Museum which is located at the ruins of Babylon Fortress at Old Cairo, When Christianity was spread in Egypt during the Roman period in the 2nd century, therefore Christianity has a long history in Egypt and it became the dominant religion in Egypt until 641 AD when the Arab invaded Egypt. The famous French scientist Maspero played a major role in the establishment of the modern museum as he spent a long time collecting Coptic monuments from all around Egypt and preserving it and more with things to do in Cairo.

And then in our day tour in Old Cairo try to visit Saladin Citadel. Salah El-Din Citadel is one of the main Cairo landmarks which attract large number to tourists, over years this citadel pass through plenty of events and circumstances. It is located on a spur of limestone that had been detached from its parent Mokattam Hills by quarrying, Built by Saladin El Ayoubi, the famous king and army leader and the founder of the Ayyubid Dynasty, during the end of the 12th century. Salah El-Din Citadel is one of the world’s greatest monuments to medieval warfare. Resembling a typical early medieval fortress, The citadel was used as the seat of the king and his government in Egypt for many centuries and many dynasties including the Ayyubids, the Mamluks, and even some Ottomans ruled over Egypt from the Citadel and more with Cairo day tours.

Finally, if you are love shopping and get special offers in the oldest Cairo markets (Khan El Khalili), unleash your inner shopping while walk through one of the oldest streets in Egypt which is Khan el Khalili, it dates back to 1382, No visit to Cairo is Complete without a stop at the Khan El-Khalili bazaar, where you will be transported back in time to an old Arab souk, The popular Khan El-Khalili Market is located in the heart of the bazaar district. Experience your haggling skills when buying statuettes, spices, souvenirs, silver jewelers, t-shirts, galabiyyas, belly dancing costumes, or anything for that matter, The Medieval atmospheres of this traditional market, together with the labyrinth layout of the streets, gives visitors o lot of pleasure and a glimpse into what medieval markets once were like and more with Cairo Day Tours.

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