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Half-Day Private Guided Tour of Coptic Cairo with Lunch

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    What to Expect
    After pick-up from your hotel,in a private, modern a/c van (WiFi on board) your private guide will take you to Old Cairo to see the wonderful Hanging Church,so called because it was built on the Roman Tower of the fortress of Babylon. Then you will see the famous crypt in which the Holy Family stayed beneath the church of Abu Serga..

    Next, explore the Ben Ezra synagogue of the Jewish community. Your guide will make sure you learn a lot about the unique type of Christianity in Egypt.

    Your guide will take you to a local restaurant for a typical Egyptian lunch before driving you back to your hotel.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Your hotel in Cairo or Giza
    Departure Time
    9:00 AM
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Egyptian Food (koshary, mix of macaroni, rice and lentil with tomato sauce and many other additions)
    • Private tour
    • Bottled water
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Qualified Egyptologist guide
    • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
    • Entrance fees to all sites
    • Entry/Admission - Coptic Cairo
    • Entry/Admission - Ben Ezra Synagogue
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • A dress code is required to enter places of worship and selected museums. No shorts or sleeveless tops allowed. Knees and shoulders MUST be covered for both men and women. You may risk refused entry if you fail to comply with these dress requirements
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    It was a pleasure to be able have the pyramid and camel ride experience with Hosny Zahran our tour guide. He speaks excellent English and really looked after us. We would highly recommend him, many thanks.

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank sal18a
    Reviewed 18 February 2019

    Our tour guide Shaimaa was awesome! She was very knowledgeable and provided a lot of information about the history of Coptic Cairo answering my son's many questions. She allowed us to take our time, explore the area and take photos. After we were done with...More

    Date of experience: February 2019
    Thank oakdruid
    Reviewed 4 December 2018

    We arrived in Cairo with no tours booked, and just a need to see the Pyramids and Sphinx. We decided on this tour through Viator less than 12 hours before the scheduled start of these half day guided tours. I booked for four of us,...More

    Date of experience: December 2018
    Thank Ashley U
    Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

    I didnt know what to expect from the coptic cairo tour but it surpassed all my expectations thanks to our wonderful guide rania and driver andrew. Rania brought to life the beauty of coptic cairo through her own beautiful unique life lens. She instantly showed...More

    Thank Vacationer827188
    Reviewed 19 October 2018 via mobile

    Great tour on our first time here in Egypt. The whole experience was awesome from the pick up to drop off. Our tour guide Ibrahim Rashad and our driver Mido were professional and fun. We took lots of great pictures around the pyramids and with...More

    Thank Hagoromoaya
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    Response from Corinne T | Reviewed this property |
    Agree with above - it takes about 3 hours plus - depending on how chatty your guide is and how hot it can become walking between churches and venues. Well worth the effort - incredible stories.
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