City Tour Including The Egyptian Museum - Coptic And Islamic Cairo

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Duration: 8 Hrs
  • Departure Time :
    8.00 AM
  • Departure Details :
    From a Hotel in Cairo or Giza
  • Return Details :
    To a Hotel in Cairo or Giza
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

Overview

Take a Journey among the heart of one of the oldest Capitals around the World Cairo , Witness and Learn about the Egyptian Culture and Civilization from the ancient Egyptian era , then Coptic era, and ending with Islamic era

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After Breakfast , around 8.30 am , ourEgypt Tailor Madetour guide will escort you to continue your journey through the history starting with theEgyptian Museum of Antiquitieswhich was built in 1902 and it exhibits a large number of items and treasures (exceeding 12,0000 masterpieces) dating back to the ancient Egyptian period and Greco-Roman period including the marvelous collection of the child king Tut Ankh Amon

After that proceeding to a new era "The 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.

And ending Coptic Cairo tour with a visit to 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

Then ending our tour with going toKhan el KhaliliBazaar which is one of Cairo's main attractions ..the district of Khan el Khalili was originally a mausoleum called "el Zaafran" for the burial of Fatimid Caliphs ,after that it became a district for the Turkish community during the Ottoman period , and now it becomes a bazzar where you will find many souvenirs shops ,coffeehouses "Caf" serving Arabic coffee and offering Hookah "Shisha", and restaurants throughout the area.

After finishing the tour you will be picked up to your hotel to stay overnight.

Inclusions

  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Entrance fees
  • Professional Egyptologist guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by an air conditioned private vehicle

Exclusions

  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Extra Entry tickets to the Mummies room in the Egyptian Museum

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Wheelchair accessible

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