Egypt: Islamic and Coptic Cairo Guided Full-Day Tour

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Delve into the history of Salah al-Din Citadel and ancient mosques in Islamic Cairo. Visit the Hanging Church and other Coptic sites. Chill out in an air-conditioned vehicle on this guided tour.

Highlights

  • Amaze yourself with a panoramic view of Cairo at Salah al-Din Citadel
  • Visit the famous Hanging Church, built above the gateway of a Roman fortress
  • Admire the Abu Serga Church, said to stand where the holy family took shelter
  • Learn about the history of both Islamic and Coptic Cairo from your guide
  • Take a break from lunch then board your air-conditioned vehicle to the next stop

Description

Explore Islamic Cairo as you see the medieval fort at Salah al-Din Citadel, where you can admire the minarets of Alabaster Mosque. Follow your guide to Coptic Cairo to see the Hanging Church and Bacchus Church, which sheltered the holy family. Enjoy lunch as your guide takes you around. Greet your tour guide at your hotel then board a private air-conditioned vehicle. Start sightseeing at the Salah al-Din Citadel on the hills where you will enjoy a view of the city. Visit the Alabaster Mosque and Al-Gawhara Palace. Walk down El Moez Street inside the city's ancient walls. Check out the Hanging Church in Coptic Cairo, known as the staircase church for its 29 steps. Proceed to Bacchus Church where the holy family stayed. Go to Ben Ezra Synagogue at the site where Moses was found. Finish up your day-trip with a return transfer to your hotel.

Includes

Egyptologist tour guide Transportation Lunch Entrance fees Service charge

Important Information

  • Bring sunscreen, sunglasses, and a camera

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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