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Day Tour To Coptic and Islamic Cairo

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Tour Overview

Embark on a captivating Day Tour To Coptic and Islamic Cairo, where ancient history and faith converge. Explore the Hanging Church, Coptic Museum, Khan El Khalili Bazaar, Al-Azhar Mosque, and Sultan Hassan Mosque. Immerse yourself in Egypt's rich religious heritage, savor local cuisine, and shop for treasures in historic markets. A blend of architecture, art, and culture awaits, revealing the timeless allure of this vibrant city.

Highlights

  • Uncover Egypt's early Christian history at the Hanging Church and delve into the Coptic Museum's artifacts.
  • Taste authentic Egyptian cuisine at a local restaurant, a culinary journey through tradition.
  • Bargain for unique souvenirs and spices at Khan El Khalili Market, a bustling hub of history.
  • Visit Al-Azhar Mosque, an ancient university, and Sultan Hassan Mosque's grandeur in Islamic Cairo.
  • Gain insight into Egypt's religious heritage as our tour ends, leaving you with lasting memories.

What’s Included

  • All service charges and taxes
  • English-speaking Guide
  • Bottled water during the trip
  • Entrance fees to all sites as indicated on the itinerary
  • Lunch in a Local Restaurant
  • International Airfare
  • Entry visa to Egypt
  • Any optional tours
  • Beverage
  • Personal Spending
  • Tipping (It's recommended)

What To Expect

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Tour To Coptic and Islamic Cairo

Welcome to Cairo, a city steeped in history and culture that spans thousands of years. Our adventure begins, and our representative will escort you from your hotel in a private air-conditioned car as we head to Coptic Cairo, the oldest part of the city. During the trip, I will provide an insight into the historical context of Cairo's diverse religious heritage.

Visit the Hanging Church

Our first stop is the Hanging Church, the Coptic Orthodox Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary. This 4th-century wonder gets its name from its location above the gatehouse of Babylon Citadel. Inside, you'll be captivated by the intricate Coptic art and learn about Egypt's early Christian history.

Coptic Museum

Next, we will visit the Coptic Museum, where you will find many Coptic Christian artifacts, including manuscripts, textiles, and religious art. You will gain insight into the development of Christianity in Egypt and its role in shaping the country's culture.

Lunch at a local restaurant

We will stop for a traditional Egyptian lunch at one of the local restaurants, where you can taste the flavors of authentic Egyptian cuisine.

Khan El Khalili Market

After lunch, we will visit Islamic Cairo, a history and architecture treasure trove. Our first stop is Khan El Khalili Market, a bustling market for centuries. You can buy souvenirs, jewelry, spices, and much more. Remember to haggle for the best deals!

Visit Al-Azhar Mosque

Our journey through Islamic Cairo continues with a visit to Al-Azhar Mosque, one of the oldest universities in the world. The mosque's stunning architecture and serene atmosphere make it an ideal place to meditate and learn about Islamic history.

Discover the Sultan Hassan Mosque

Our final stop is the Sultan Hassan Mosque, a masterpiece of Mamluk architecture. This grand mosque's towering minarets and intricate design will leave you in awe. We will explore its magnificent interior and learn about its historical importance.

Return to your hotel.

After the end of your tour, our representative will accompany you to your hotel to conclude your journey through Coptic and Islamic Cairo. You will leave with a deeper understanding of Egypt's rich religious heritage and marvel at the beauty and history of this city.

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 You can cancel up to 24 hours before the experience for a full refund.

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