Experience one of our unusual day trips to Cairo and book our unusual tour of all the Coptic churches in Old Cairo and the Church of the Caves or the Monastery of St. Simon located in Mokkattam. Our day trips to Cairo also include a tasty lunch in a good quality restaurant. Book now this tour!
Price : 25.00 $
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Tour to Coptic Cairo and the Cave Church of Saint Simeon
Coptic Cairo trips in Egypt are the most ideal way to explore the early Christian monuments and monasteries that were established at the dawn of Christianity in Egypt! Cairo Top Tours highly certified guides will guide you to discover some of the most fascinating places during your Cairo day tours as you will enjoy our unusual Cairo tours to the Coptic churches of old Cairo and the Cave church or the monastery of Saint Simeon located in Mokattam hills.
On the Coptic Cairo trips, you will visit one of the most important churches in Old Cairo and you will have the opportunity to go through the garbage city of Cairo during your Cairo excursions, our Egypt Day Tours also include delicious lunch in a good quality restaurant.
Our accredited tour guide will meet you in the lobby area of your hotel in Cairo or Giza. He will be holding a signboard with your name mentioned on it, then you will start your Cairo day trips by driving through the garbage city ( a very famous settlement in Cairo that looks like out of the modern world ), it was called so because of the garbage collectors who reside in this district and make their living by recycling most of the waste that Cairo produces.
At last, you will enjoy visiting the Cave Church which is one of the most significant churches in Egypt, well known as the Monastery of Saint Simeon the tanner, one of those whose beliefs moved the mountain as mentioned by the locals in a supernatural phenomenon, it is carved into the mountain of Mokattam to the southeast of Cairo, to reach the church you will have to go through.
Your personal driver and professional guide will take you to enjoy Coptic Cairo Tour, After a tasty lunch then you will enjoy visiting the ruins of the ancient Roman fortress of Babylon, The Hanging Church dedicated to Virgin Mary and dates back to the 3rd century which is built suspended on the two main towers of the fortress, the church of St Sergius known as the cavern church, under which the holy family lived in the cave, as well as Ben Ezra Synagogue in Coptic Cairo which is probably the site of the pharaoh’s palace where the box of the baby prophet Moses was picked up from the Nile River during ancient Egyptian history.
Then you will be transferred back to your hotel after you finish your Tour to Coptic Cairo and the Cave Church of Saint Simeon.