Cairo (and vicinity), Egypt Cairo
Fri, May 22 - Fri, Jun 5 May 22 - Jun 5

Highlights

  • Ancient church built on ruins of a Babylon fortress

  • Historical account of the Copt group of people

  • Cultural & religious artifacts in the Coptic Museum

  • The Hanging Church—one of the oldest in Egypt

  • Private tour for added flexibility & exclusivity

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9 AM Tour

Duration Duration 4h Free cancellation

$71.63 per adult

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Description

Discover the history of the Christian faith in old Cairo through archeological sites and cultural exhibits. Visit some of the oldest religious buildings in the country and learn about the Copt people as your private guide provides you with a personalized experience.

Uncover the story of the Copt people, the native Christians of Egypt. Begin at one of the oldest churches in the country, the Hanging Church, built on the ruins of a Babylon citadel. Marvel at the vibrant murals and the marble pulpit. Continue to the Church of Abu Serga, regarded as the final resting point of the Holy Family on their journey to Egypt. See the restored Ben Ezra Synagogue, the site traditionally believed to be where Moses was pulled from the Nile, for insight into Jewish Egyptians.

Examine more of the Coptic culture in a museum dedicated to their customs. With over 16,000 artifacts, including manuscripts, textiles, examples of the ancient Coptic language, pottery, and more, it's easy to get an impression of their traditions.

Appreciate the benefits of having your own expert guide to customize the tour to your interests.


Inclusions

  • Private tour of Old Cairo

  • Admission to the Coptic Museum

  • Roundtrip transportation via air-conditioned car or mini-van

  • Tour commentary is provided in English


Cancellation Policy

You can cancel free of charge until 72 hours before your reservation starts. After that time, no cancellations, changes or refunds will be made.

Location

Cairo, Egypt