Day Trip From Cairo To El Mokkatm Mountain Cave Church

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Lowest Price Guaranteed
  • Duration: 3 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    9:00 AM
  • Departure Details :
    Your Cairo or Giza Hotel
  • Return Details :
    Your Cairo or Giza hotel
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

Visit the famous church of Saint Simon the Tanner, the Cave church. The largest church in Cairo located inside El mokkatam mountain in a small village named by zableen means garbage collectors. Inside the church Virgin Mary appeared in carved statue in ceiling without any human effort.

Highlights

  • Enjoy fantastic aerial views
  • Excellent value for money
  • Family friendly
  • Step back in time on a history tour

Know More about this tour

Your tour starts with hotel pick up at 9am, your guide will take first to visit the monastery of Saint Simon the Tanner which is located inside the mountain. The monastery consists of seven churches; all of them are carved inside the mountain.

Your guide will give you an introduction about the Christianity of Egypt. How  Christianity started in Egypt and what is the meaning of Coptic orthodox church in Egypt. Your guide will explain how they carved the church, how was El Mokattam Mountain was moved from the north of Cairo to the centre, enjoy some free time inside the church. You will also get the chance to get some great photos from the mountain.

Inclusions

Hotel pickup and drop-off

Transport by air-conditioned minivan

Qualified Egyptologist guide

Bottled water

Free WiFi in your van

Entrance fees to the Mentioned sites

Entry/Admission - St Simon the Tanner Monastery

Exclusions

Food and drinks

Gratuities

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