Cairo Day Tour to the Cave Church from Cairo Airport

Price Starting From : $50

Cairo Day Tour to the Cave Church and the Garbage City from Cairo Airport

Don't miss out on the opportunity to uncover Egypt's fascinating history through the Cairo Day Tours to the Cave Church and Monastery of St. Simon the Tanner, as well as the Garbage City, starting from Cairo International Airport. This tour grants you access to one of the most captivating rock-cut monasteries in the history of Coptic Cairo. The Church and Monastery of St. Simon, also known as the Cave Church, is nestled in the Al-Moqattam Hills southeast of Cairo, in an area known as the 'garbage city' due to its resident garbage collectors. Delve deeper into this experience with our Cairo Day Tours from the Airport during your Egypt trips, The history of Egypt is renowned for being one of the longest and most captivating in the world. It is a story characterized by a rich tapestry of influences from various countries and cultures throughout the millennia.

One of the most popular things to do in Egypt is to visit the famous Pyramids of Giza and The Great Sphinx Of Giza Factsx. A long time ago, there was a king named Khufu who was very important during ancient Egyptian times.

  • Transportation services from Cairo International Airport and return back by Cairo Top Tours.
  • Admission fees to the sites mentioned in the itinerary of the Cairo Day Tour to the Cave Church and the Garbage City from Cairo Airport.
  • Transfers are done by an exclusive air-conditioned vehicle.
  • Delicious lunch in a good quality local restaurant.
  • Accredited Egyptologist guide during your Cairo Tours from the airport.
  • Mineral water during your Coptic Cairo Tour.
  • Shopping tours during your Cairo Day Tours, if we have time.
  • Prices include all the taxes and service charges.


Your English-speaking Egyptologist guide will accompany you from anywhere in Giza or Cairo to start your Cairo Day Tours from Airport, you will get the chance to experience one of our most enjoyable Cairo Day Tours, we will transfer by an air-conditioned car to the famous area in Al-Moqattam Hills to commence your Half Day Tour to the Cave Church of St. Simon the Tanner. 

The Cave Church is an architectural masterpiece in the rocks of Al-Mokattam Mountain in Cairo, and it is considered one of the most bizarre churches in the world as it is carved in the mountain rocks and contains many amazing decorations and shapes. Explore the Garbage City in Cairo, recognized as one of the biggest places for garbage recycling. The area is different and exceptional from our Egypt Tours. after completing your Cairo Tripyou will have a delicious lunch in a local restaurant. Finally, our professional tour guide will transport you back to any preferred drop-off point in Giza or Cairo.



1 Person

$120 Per Person

2 - 3 Persons

$80 Per Person

4 - 6 Persons

$70 Per Person

7 - 10 Persons

$50 Per Person

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The Cave Church Tour from Cairo Airport is a guided tour that allows travelers to explore the famous Cave Church of St. Simon, also known as the Monastery of St. Simon the Tanner. This unique church is carved into the Mokattam Mountain in Cairo.

Although experienced travelers advise leaving airports for no more than six hours, layovers are at your discretion.

The beginning of a new experience is seeing the Monastery of St. Simon, which is carved out of a stone cave and is one of the world's most unusual churches. On the Cairo day tour, you can also partake in exhilarating rock climbing activities and see the garbage city.

The main attractions included in the Cairo day tour from the airport may vary based on the package selected, but common highlights include the Pyramids of Giza, the Sphinx, the Egyptian Museum, and the Khan El Khalili Bazaar. Some tours may also include visits to other significant landmarks or optional activities.

The Mastaba (Saqqara Tomb) is a big tomb in a place called Saqqara. It was made a very long time ago by a ruler named Pharaoh Djet, who was an important leader in ancient Egypt. It is one of the biggest tombs from that time.

A Cairo Day Tour to the Cave Church from Cairo Airport is a guided tour that takes you to the Cave Church, also known as the Monastery of Saint Simon, located in the Mokattam Mountain area in Cairo, Egypt. This tour is designed for travelers who have a layover or limited time and want to visit this unique and historically significant religious site.


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