Khan el Khalili bazaar shopping tour

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Price£16
Tour Details
Available Every day
Pick up 18:00 PM
Duration 4 Hours
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Itinerary
Time
Activity
18:00
Pick up from your Cairo hotel
18:10
Transfer to Khan el Khalili bazaar
19:00
Tour the famous bazaar
21:30
Transfer back to your hotel
22:00
Drop off at your hotel

Full Description

An evening at Khan el-Khalili is not just a shopping excursion where you can haggle with local vendors, sample traditional Egyptian sweets, soak in the authentic ambiance of the ancient marketplace but a captivating cultural experience, an enchanting journey into the heart of Egypt's bustling capital.

Historical significance of Khan el Khalili bazaar

An evening excursion to Khan el-Khalili Bazaar in Cairo starts after 18:00 as the market comes alive in the evenings when locals and tourists alike flock to its streets. Our driver will pick up you from your Cairo hotel and take on an unforgettable adventure to the one of the oldest and most famous markets in the Middle East, with its origins dating back to the 14th century during the Mamluk era. It has served as a prominent trading hub for centuries.

As the sun sets over this historic market, the labyrinthine alleyways come alive with a kaleidoscope of colors, sounds, and scents. The warm glow of lanterns and shopfronts casts a magical aura, inviting visitors to wander through a maze of narrow streets adorned with vibrant textiles, intricate jewelry, and exotic spices.

The bazaar's unique architecture features narrow winding alleys, historic buildings, and beautifully adorned façades that reflect Islamic and Mamluk architectural styles. The market retains much of its traditional charm.

Within the bazaar, you can explore several historical landmarks, including the famous Al-Hussein Mosque, which is a significant religious site for Muslims and a stunning architectural masterpiece.

Diverse Shopping experience

Khan el-Khalili is known for its diverse array of shops and stalls. Visitors can find everything from jewelry, textiles, and spices to handcrafted goods, antiques, and souvenirs. It's a treasure trove for shoppers and collectors.

Many of the goods sold at Khan el-Khalili are handmade by local artisans. You can watch craftsmen at work, creating items like jewelry, carpets, and copperware.

Bargaining and haggling are integral to the shopping experience at Khan el-Khalili. Visitors are encouraged to negotiate prices to secure the best deals.


Includes
  • Pick up and drop off from your Cairo hotel
  • Transfer to Khan el Khalili bazaar
  • 3 hours shopping tour
  • English speaking guide
  • Any extras not mentioned in the program

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Published: 30 Nov -0001 Last update: 23 Feb 2024