from/per person Rs 2,710
  • 4 hours
  • Pick-up

Description

In this tour you will visit some of the oldest churches in Egypt and Africa, although will experience the path of the Holy Family. Then you will travel through time to discover the old Islamic part of Cairo and also the oldest and first Mosques in Egypt and Africa, you may also get the chance to experience a prayer at one of the mosques you'll visit and here the call for the prayer 'Azan' and capture a good memory of your Coptic Islamic Tour in Cairo.

Highlights of the areas you'll visit in this trip:

Coptic Cairo:
It is a part of Old Cairo which encompasses the Babylon Fortress, the Coptic Museum, the Hanging Church, the Greek Church of St. George and many other Coptic churches and historical sites. It is believed that the Holy Family visited this area and stayed at the site of Saints Sergius and Bacchus Church (Abu Serga). Coptic Cairo was a stronghold for Christianity in Egypt until the Islamic era, though most of the current buildings of the churches in Coptic Cairo were built after the Muslim conquest of Egypt.

Islamic Cairo:
It is a part of central Cairo noted for its historically important mosques and other Islamic monuments. It is overlooked by the Cairo Citadel.
Islamic Cairo, also referred to as Medieval Cairo or Fatimid Cairo, was founded in 969 as the royal enclosure for the Fatimid caliphs, while the actual economic and administrative capital was in nearby Fustat. Fustat was established by Arab military commander 'Amr ibn al-'As following the conquest of Egypt in 641, and took over as the capital which previously was located in Alexandria.


Inclusions

Entrance fees, Qualified Egyptologist guide, Hotel/port pickup and drop-off, Private tour, Sightseeing cruise, Round-trip private transfer, Transport by air-conditioned coach


Exclusions

Gratuities, Food and drinks, unless specified (extra fees)


Additional Information

Confirmation will be received at time of booking, 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, May be operated by a multi-lingual guide, The duration of transfers are approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions, Passport name, and country is required at time of booking for all participants


Others

Location : Cairo, Egypt
City : Cairo
Country : Egypt
Departure Time : Please contact your local service provider to reconfirm your tour time
Departure Point : Your Cairo or Giza hotel
Departure Time Comments :

Hotel pickups commence prior to this time, you must contact the local service provider to verify your exact pickup time.


Return Details : Concludes at your hotel
Voucher Requirements : You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
Voucher Option : VOUCHER_E
Duration : 4 hours


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