Ptivate Tour to the Coptic Old Sites in Cairo

Your Visitors Egypt Tour guide will be waiting you. They will be holding a sign of Visitors Egypt Tour, You do not need to look for them – they will be waiting for you and will find you.

Then, move to visit the old Coptic Cairo. This colorful quarter is the original home of the Coptic Christians, one of the worlds oldest Christian denominations. Stop to see the Hanging Church, aka St Virgin Mary Church. Built in the 7th century, this old church takes its name from its location: sited above a gateway in the old Roman fortress. Admire the courtyard and interior with its screens, marble pulpit and icons, and hear about its long history.

Next, after a visit to the Monastery and Church of St George, an early 20th-century church that is the only round church in Egypt, call at Abu Serga, a 5th-century Coptic Church.

per adult from

$28

NZD

Duration

6 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

Select Date and Travellers

No tour options available.

  • What's included :
    • Entrance fees to all the mentioned sites.
    • All Service charges & taxes.
    • All transportation by air-conditioned van.
    • Expert tour guide.
    • Entry/Admission - Khan Al-Khalili
    • Entry/Admission - Coptic Cairo
    What's excluded :
    • Any extras not mentioned.
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Khan Al-Khalili, Cairo Egypt

    Your Visitors Egypt Tour guide will be waiting you. They will be holding a sign of Visitors Egypt Tour, You do not need to look for them – they will be waiting for you and will find you.

    Then, move to visit the old Coptic Cairo. This colorful quarter is the original home of the Coptic Christians, one of the worlds oldest Christian denominations. Stop to see the Hanging Church, aka St Virgin Mary Church. Built in the 7th century, this old church takes its name from its location: sited above a gateway in the old Roman fortress. Admire the courtyard and interior with its screens, marble pulpit and icons, and hear about its long history.

    Next, after a visit to the Monastery and Church of St George, an early 20th-century church that is the only round church in Egypt, call at Abu Serga, a 5th-century Coptic Church. View the 24 interior columns and 12th-century icons on the walls, and learn how the church stands where the holy family is thought to have stayed during their flight into Egypt from Israel King Herod. Then, take a look at the Ben Ezra Synagogue, once a Christian church, before finishing your tour at the Coptic Museum, located in one of Coptic Cairo oldest areas. See some of the 16,000 ancient artifacts on display, including precious icons and books that illustrate the history of Egypt Coptic community.

    At the end, you will be transferred back to your hotel.

    Cairo has so much to see, feel, eat and buy so if you have time and want to add more to your itinerary just let us know what you are interested in and we will arrange it for you.

    Duration: 6 hours

    Stop At: Coptic Cairo, Cairo Egypt

    Your Visitors Egypt Tour guide will be waiting you. They will be holding a sign of Visitors Egypt Tour, You do not need to look for them – they will be waiting for you and will find you.

    Then, move to visit the old Coptic Cairo. This colorful quarter is the original home of the Coptic Christians, one of the worlds oldest Christian denominations. Stop to see the Hanging Church, aka St Virgin Mary Church. Built in the 7th century, this old church takes its name from its location: sited above a gateway in the old Roman fortress. Admire the courtyard and interior with its screens, marble pulpit and icons, and hear about its long history.

    Next, after a visit to the Monastery and Church of St George, an early 20th-century church that is the only round church in Egypt, call at Abu Serga, a 5th-century Coptic Church. View the 24 interior columns and 12th-century icons on the walls, and learn how the church stands where the holy family is thought to have stayed during their flight into Egypt from Israel King Herod. Then, take a look at the Ben Ezra Synagogue, once a Christian church, before finishing your tour at the Coptic Museum, located in one of Coptic Cairo oldest areas. See some of the 16,000 ancient artifacts on display, including precious icons and books that illustrate the history of Egypt Coptic community.

    At the end, you will be transferred back to your hotel.

    Cairo has so much to see, feel, eat and buy so if you have time and want to add more to your itinerary just let us know what you are interested in and we will arrange it for you.

    Duration: 6 hours

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Departure Time :
    9:30 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • Most travelers can participate
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

12

Organised by Visitors Egypt Tours

Activity ID: V-113529P183

More like this

Is this your business?

If this is your business, Claim Your Listing so you can manage and update your profile through our Business Portal.

Or you can improve this listing by Suggesting an Edit .