Day Tour to Coptic Cairo

6 hr

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9:00 a:m Our Egypt Tailor Made tour guide will escort you in a tour to "

Coptic Cairo" where you will visit the "

Hanging Church" which is dating back to the 3rd Century AD and was dedicated to Virgin Mary, It’s called "Hanging" because of its location above the gatehouse of the ancient Roman fortress "Babylon" .It contains 110 Holy icons depicting beautiful religious scenes. 

Then visiting "

Saint Sergius and Bacchus Church” which...
9:00 a:m Our Egypt Tailor Made tour guide will escort you in a tour to "

Coptic Cairo" where you will visit the "

Hanging Church" which is dating back to the 3rd Century AD and was dedicated to Virgin Mary, It’s called "Hanging" because of its location above the gatehouse of the ancient Roman fortress "Babylon" .It contains 110 Holy icons depicting beautiful religious scenes. 

Then visiting "

Saint Sergius and Bacchus Church” which is believed to have been built on the spot where the holy family rested at the end of their journey into Egypt. 

Then, visiting the "

Jewish Synagogue of Ben Ezra" which gained its importance from its Geniza (Store room) was found during the 19th century containing a treasure of abandoned Hebrew secular and sacred manuscripts 

And ending Coptic Cairo tour with a visit to one of the marvelous Coptic buildings in Cairo, The Monastery of St. Simon the Tanner or “

The Cave Church” which is located in el Mokattam hills area near the 

Zabbaleen slum or 

Garbage City which is Cairo's largest informal garbage collectors settlement, where garbage recycling is central to its population's economy. The Monastery of St. Simon the Tanner is the largest and it has an amphitheater with a seating capacity of 20,000.This church is the largest church in the Middle East. It is named after the Coptic Saint, Simon the Tanner, who lived at the end of the 10th century and is associated with the legend of the moving of the Mokattam Mountain. The Monastery of St. Simon the Tanner include the St. Bola's Church, St. Marks Church, and St. Simon the Tanner's Hall. 

Then, ending the tour with taking a break at 

el Azahar Park which is located on a hilly site surrounded by the most significant historic districts of Islamic Cairo. It’s considered as one of the World’s great public spaces. You will wander around the vast green area while seeing the great Islamic monuments of Cairo. 

At the end of the tour , you will have a relaxing

1 hour Felucca { traditional sailing boot } sailing in the river Nile.

After this trip you will be transferred to your hotel
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Important Details

Included
  • Complimentary 1 Hour Authentic Felucca Ride along the Nile River
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Air Conditioned Private vehicle
  • 1 Day Tour
  • Tax
  • Egyptologist tour guide.
  • Bottled Mineral Water
  • handling charges
  • Fuel surcharge
  • Local Lunch
  • Tourism Police Permission
Not Included
  • Any other Meals or Beverages
  • Optional Activities or Tickets
  • Anything not mentioned above
  • Tipping
  • Accommodation
Departure Point
Cairo
8:00 AM
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.