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Cairo: Unusual Sights Tour with Tanis Bubastis and Lunch
Immerse yourself in some of Cairo's more unusual sights on this tout that takes you off the beaten tourist track. Marvel at the Tanis Bubastis, Cave Church, Garbage City, and the City of the Dead.
- Discover the amazing sightseeing of cairo
- Have a great experience in cave church
- Tanis was the capital of during in the new kingdom
DescriptionDay 1: Tanis Bubastis Tour Meet your Egyptologist tour guide in the morning to drive 30mins to Tanis, which is a biblical site of Zoan in the ancient land of Goshen, Moses was found in the marshes of the delta here. Tanis was the capital of during in the new kingdom. Also there are ruins of the temple of Amun, Mut and Khonsu. Afterwards, drive to Bubastis, also known as Per-Bast, the cult center of the feline goddess Bast, about 2 hours from Cairo. The area also has some remains of temples for King Teti and Pepi the First. Lastly, you will be transferred back to your hotel in Cairo. Meals: Lunch Day 2: Cave Church, Garbage City & the City of the Dead Tour visit The Famous Cave Church of St. Simon in Cairo There are seven cave churches carved into the nearby Moqattam Mountain. The Monastery of St. Simon the Tanner is the largest and has an amphitheater with a seating capacity of 20,000. It is worth a visit if you are interesting to see something different in Egypt. Then passing by the Garbage City in Cairo where it`s located in a very local neighborhood that calls Manshiyat naser, or “Garbage City in Cairo” as it’s better known as, is a slum settlement located to the southeast of Cairo. Its inhabitants are affectionately known as “Garbage People”, because they have been sustaining themselves for decades as Cairo’s unofficial sanitation crew. The Garbage People, comprising mostly Coptic Christians, first immigrated to Cairo in the 1930s in search of big city dreams and land under their feet. Being very poor, and without a solid 401k plan, they got by whatever way they could: living in makeshift housing and recycling the city’s compostable waste products by feeding it to their pigs. Today, Cairo’s Garbage People make ends meet by going door to door to pick up people’s trash for a nominal fee, which is then brought back to their Garbage City neighborhoods. There, they sort and recycle everything they could, using it for their own manufacturing. Then passing with The City of the Dead, which is an Islamic necropolis and cemetery below the Mokattam Hills in southeastern Cairo. Note: You will be Passing Through Garbage Place Without getting Off from the Car as the Place is almost Full of Garbage with very bad Smell that can cause diseases that`s why we created a passing through Trip because Customer`s Safety is our main Concern. Meals: Lunch
IncludesAll transfers by a private air-conditioned vehicle. Pick up services from your hotel & return. Private All Languages speaking Egyptologist guide. Entrance fees to all the mentioned sites. Meals as mentioned in the itinerary. Bottled water during your trip. Shopping tours in Cairo. All taxes & service charge.
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