Private Day Tour To Giza Pyramids, Sphinx, Coptic Cairo And Saint Simon Church In Cairo

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Duration: 8 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    Ruining every day &  available time is: 8:00 Am 8:30 Am 9:00 Am 9:30 Am Hotel pickups commence prior to this time, you must contact the local service provider to v.. read more
  • Departure Details :
    Central Cairo, Giza, or 6 October Hotels
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

Overview

Egypt is not the only Pharaonic civilization, but it also combines several of the most important civilizations of the Islamic civilization and Christianity. Visit three pyramids and ancient Egyptian churches in one day.

Highlights

  • All entrance fees included
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Vegetarian meal option available
  • Private guide for a more personalized experience
  • Private tour is operated with just your party and a guide/driver

Know More about this tour

Your guide will meet you at hotel lobby and will transported by air-conditioned coach to start your full day tour. Prepare to visit the Great Pyramids - Cheops, Chephren and Mykerinos, and have a close-up look at the Sphinx.

Then move on to start your tour tovisit the Coptic area of Cairo, where you can see the church of Abu-Sergah and St. Barbara, the hanging church and the old Jewish synagogue-Ben Ezra.

Your guide will then take you to Moqatem to visit the important church Simon the Tanner (fl. 10th century), also known as Saint Simon the Shoemaker (Sam'n al-Kharrz), who is the Coptic Orthodox saint associated with the story of the moving the Mokattam Mountain in Cairo, during the rule of the Muslim Fatimid Caliph al-Muizz Lideenillah (953-975) while Abraham the Syrian was the Pope of the Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria. Simon the Tanner lived towards the end of the tenth century and many Coptic Christians in Egypt, who were also engaged in handicrafts. Saint Simon worked in tanning, a craft known there till this day.

The tour ends here and you will then be transferred back to your hotel.

Inclusions

  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Multilingual Egyptologist tour guide
  • Entrance fees
  • Air-conditioned private vehicle
  • Bottle of water- soft drink (one per person)
  • All taxes and services

Exclusions

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Entrance fees for interior of the pyramids

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

May be operated by a multi-lingual guide

Wheelchair accessible, please advise at time of booking if wheelchair assistance is required

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