Cairo Behind the Scenes Day Tour

Overview

Learn more about the culture and history of Cairo as you visit three of the most important spiritual sites in the city. On your tour of the three different Holy Sites, you'll better understand the history of Cairo and its many different stages. Visit the Hanging Church, one of the oldest churches in Egypt, with a history dating back to the 3rd Century AD. You'll also tour the Ben Ezra Synagogue, where you'll see the location where baby Moses was found. The last Holy location is the Mosque of Mohamed Ali, where you'll improve your knowledge of Islam. You'll have wonderful pictures to share with your loved ones after you visit the Saladin Citadel. You'll end your tour at the Egyptian Museum, where your history and cultural questions can be answered in depth.

Tour Info
  • Duration: 8 Hours
  • Departure time and location: At 08:00 AM, from the lobby of your hotel.
  • Return time and location: At 05:00 PM to at the lobby of your hotel.
Tour Highlights
  • 1st Stop, 2 hours walking guided tour in the old Coptic Cairo, where you will visit the hanging church, the cavern church, and the Synagogue of Ben Ezra. 
  • 2nd Stop will be the unique citadel of Saladin, where you will be able to see all Cairo from there, also you will visit the Alabaster Mosque of Mohammed Ali Pasha.
  • 3rd Stop will be in the Egyptian museum in Cairo, where you will be guided for 2 hours to explore the ancient Egyptian history.
What to Expect
  • Visiting Old Coptic Cairo, where you will visit 3 important churches.
  • Visiting the Citadel and the Alabaster Mosque.
  • Discover more about the ancient Egyptian civilization by visiting the Egyptian museum in Cairo.
Complementary
  • Mineral water will be provided for you free in the vehicle. 
More About Cairo Behind the Scenes Day Tour
  • Tour Guide will be waiting in the hotel lobby with sign with your good name on it , and he will contact your good self with Whatsapp if it is available .
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual clothes is recommended. modest clothes are required during the visits of the churches and the mosques.
  • Comfortable shoes for walking, sunglasses and sunhat are important in summer time.

Itinerary

Day General Information
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Visit the important sights in old Cairo, Explore the Coptic Part of the city, then move to discover the Islamic Cairo by walking in the citadel, end your day with special visit to the Egyptian museum of Cairo.


Activity - 1
Old Coptic Cairo walking tour.

At 08:00 am, you will be met with your tour guide, who will pick you up and transfer you to visit the Old Coptic Cairo, you will be able to visit the hanging church, Babylon fortress, the cavern church where Jesus was living. and Ben Ezra Synagogue.

Activity - 2
The Alabaster Mosque and the citadel visit

Your Next stop will be in the most important Islamic attraction where you will be able to see all Cairo from the top, also you will visit the alabaster mosque which is similar to Sultan Ahmed Mosque in Istanbul. there you will be guided to know more about the Islamic and oriental culture.

Activity - 3
The Egyptian museum tour in Cairo

Enjoy 2 hour guided tour in the Egyptian museum where you'll learn more about ancient Egyptian history, legends, Kings and Queens, visit the treasure of the young King Tut Ankh Amen and his golden mask, and so much more! 


Inclusions & Exclusions

Inclusions
  • Entrance Fees & Tickets to the Listed Attractions 
  • Private & Qualified Tour Guide
  • Transportation to all Locations
  • Pick up and Drop Off to and from your hotel.
Exclusions
  • Any Extra Attractions Not Listed
  • Food and beverage
  • Any Private Expenses
  • Tipping

Current Season Price Details

38%
Please Note that price changes per season, so the price will depend on the date you pick when check out
# Price
Solo Adult $ 112 /per adult $ 180
Group of (2-3) Adults $ 74 /per adult $ 120
Group of (4-6) Adults $ 62 /per adult $ 100
Group of (7-10) Adults $ 58 /per adult $ 94
Group of (11-more) Adults $ 57 /per adult $ 92
Child [age:6-11] $ 34 /per child $ 55
Infant [age:0-5] $ 0 /per infant $ 0
Deposit

35 % of the total booking amount

Extra Fees

Extra 15 USD per Head pick up from Airport Hotels, New Cairo, Nasr City 6th of October Heliopolis.

Lunch (Optional to be selected)

 

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