Islamic And Christian Cairo Day Tour Including Lunch

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    8:00 AM
  • Departure Details :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    As per requested time our tour guide will be waiting at the lobby area and he will have a sign showing our company name Emo Tours
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • 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

Explore Islamic and Coptic Cairo with certified tour guide.

Highlights

  • Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
  • Flexibility to customize your itinerary to your own preferences
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Led by a qualified Egyptologist
  • Free snacks included

Know More about this tour

Day Tour visiting Islamic and Christian Cairo starting with a pick-up from your hotel. Your driver will take you to Old Cairo, known as Christian Coptic Cairo, which is among the most important locations for Christians in Egypt. Enter the Church of Abu-Sergah and St. Barbara, the Hanging church, and the old Jewish synagogue Ben ezra synagogue. (2 hours)

A one-hour lunch break at a local restaurant is included in between visits.

Then continue your day tour to Islamic cairo that was founded in 641 A.D. by the first Muslim leader, Amr Ibn Elas. You will be able to visit and enter the following mosques: `Masjid` Amr Ibn Elas Mosque (built in 642 A.D.) and El Sultan Hassan Mosque that is also known as `Madrasa El Sultan Hassan` (founded in 1356 A.D.). (2 hours)

After the tour finishes your driver will take you back to your hotel.

Inclusions

All taxes, fees and handling charges

Bottled water

Lunch

Snacks

Professional photographer guide

Qualified Egyptologist guide

Hotel pickup and drop-off

Entry/Admission - Coptic Cairo

Entry/Admission - Ben Ezra Synagogue

Exclusions

Drinks

Gratuities

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Children must be accompanied by an adult

Traveler Reviews

  • 17-Sep-2017

    Great

  • 14-Mar-2017

    They were perfectly on time my guide Emmie I would recommend highly she was knowledgeable,and I if wanted to see something along the way she had no problem ,I did it in my time no push and lunch by the Nile was very laid back.They dropped my out to the airport instead of my hotel and I was out with them for around 8 hours ,couldn't ask for more George and good luck to Emmie she's a lovely girl ,George

  • 07-Jan-2017

    I had only one day in Cairo and I was very happy to spend it touring with Ola. She is very kind and thoughtful, in addition to being highly educated and knowledgeable about the Islamic and Christian sites. We went entirely at my pace and she adjusted the itinerary around prayer times so that I was able to see all that I wanted to see. She provided snacks and the option of a western or local lunch, and allowed me to eat later, which was better suited to my day. She put all the layers of religious and political history together in a way that was accessible and stayed with me. Her English is excellent and her accent easy to understand. If you want to have a thorough understanding of the history and geography of Cairo, ask for Ola!

  • 28-Jul-2016

    I live in Bangalore, India. I had just 2 days for tourism in Cairo combined with a business trip. I had not paid attention to what and how I want to see around Cairo. Went to Tripadvisor as my resource. Found an attractive full day tour to Old Islamic Cairo and Coptic Church area. Booked it. I was anxious given that it was my first visit and an unknown part of the world.

    I promptly received a mail within hours of my online booking giving me instructions that at assigned time of 8 am someone would be there with a placard at hotel. I was impressed at the detail and courtesy.

    On the day of the tour I found a pleasant a young man Ahmed right in the lobby. He was polite, warm and communicated in English perfectly. As we moved to lobby, there was a clean, spacious and comfortable cab waiting for us with a driver. I was offered a bottle of water and a few snacks were kept around as and when I needed. I was already in a happy mood.

    The tour itself was phenomenal. Ahmed told me clearly where he was taking me. Once we got there he explained the significant, architecture and history of the place. He answered questions patiently. If I wanted to wait around more, he patiently stuck around. I had total choice of what and how much I wanted to do throughout the trip.

    I learnt Ahmed is a qualified tourist guide with 4 years tourist education and a certification from Tourist Authorities in Egypt. Clearly that knowledge and training made the tour a pleasant and educative one.

    What made the tour even better was Ahmed's free sharing of my curious and maybe sometime even intrusive! questions about life in Egypt. I felt like we were friends at the end of it.

    Thank you Ahmed and Emo for making my visit to Egypt a memorable one. Whenever I come to Egypt - guaranteed that my first port of call with be Ahmed and Emo.