Coptic and Islamic Cairo Tour from Airport

Price Starting From : $50

Coptic Cairo Transit Tours

Discover the hidden treasures of Cairo like never before with our unique Egypt trips! Step away from the ordinary and delve into the special places where the Holy Family found solace during their journey in Egypt. Experience the Coptic Cairo tour, a remarkable journey that includes visits to the Hanging Church of the Holy Virgin Mary, the serene Cavern Church of St. Sergius, and the oldest Synagogue in Egypt, the Synagogue of Ben Ezra.

After savoring a delicious lunch made from local ingredients, get ready for an adventure into Islamic Cairo. Explore captivating sites like the Cairo Citadel, an architectural marvel built by the renowned Muslim leader Saladin. And don't miss the chance to stroll through Khan El-Khalili, the oldest bazaar in the entire Middle East.

With Cairo day tours from the airport, you're guaranteed the best moments during your brief visit, enjoying some of the most captivating Egypt day tours. Your adventure awaits! 

The Great Pyramid of King Khufu, one of the Seven Wonders of the World, is housed in the city of Cairo's attractions renowned Giza Pyramids. Complex. Egypt is located at the intersection of two culinary traditions—African and Mediterranean—so its gastronomy, or Egyptian cuisine, is extremely diverse. 

 

Inclusion
  • All transports from your hotel to the mosques and churches in Old Cairo by Cairo Top Tours staff and return.
  • All transportation is by an exclusive air-conditioned vehicle.
  • An authorized English-speaking tour guide is included during all of our Egypt Day Tours.
  • Tickets and entrance fees to mosques and sites are covered by the tour itinerary.
  • Lunch in a local quality restaurant in Old Cairo.
  • Free bottle of water on board the vehicle during your Coptic and Islamic Cairo tour from the airport.
  • Shopping tours in Cairo. (Upon request).
  • Taxes and service charges are included during our Cairo Day tours from the airport.
Exclusion

Our certified tour leader assigned by Cairo Top Tours will meet you inside Cairo international airport after you saw your name written on the signboard he will be holding, to assist you through the boarding procedures and introduce you to your certified English-speaking Egyptologist who will accompany you through your few hours layover in Cairo, for today you will experience a brand new activity by seeing the hidden part of Cairo excursions that not much know about. Start the Coptic and Islamic Cairo tour from the airport by seeing the area known as Old Cairo, at the ruins of the ancient Roman fortress of Babylon, where the Holy Virgin Mary and the baby Jesus Christ stayed in the company of St. Joseph the carpenter, some historical relics had been built to tell us a lot about the time when Christianity in Egypt first spread by the early saints.

Visit the Hanging Church which was built suspended over two towers of the fortress, it is a Coptic orthodox church that dates back to the 3rd century A.D. Proceed to see the cavern Church of St. Sergius where the holy family took refuge from the Roman raids for 3 months inside a cave hidden in the subterranean corridors of the fortress, Visit also the Synagogue of Ben Ezra which once was a Coptic church before it has been sold to a Jewish man as a reason of the heavy taxes applied on the Coptic community during one of the Muslim rulers.

Enjoy your yummy lunch in a local good-quality restaurant before continuing your Coptic Cairo transit tours to see the Citadel of Saladin, who was one of the Ayyubid dynasty's very famous leaders and fought a lot of victorious battles against the crusaders. The citadel was built during the 12th century to fortify Cairo and is famous for the 200 years old the alabaster mosque of Mohamed Ali Basha inside.

Witness the historic buildings and mosques that have the biggest compilation of medieval architectural treasures in the Islamic world during your Islamic Cairo trips. also, you can enjoy your time at the oldest bazaar in Egypt, Khan El-Khalili bazaar to sit in a local cafe and taste the traditional Egyptian tea mint or have interesting shopping tours in Cairo.

You will be transferred back to Cairo airport after you enjoyed our Cairo stopover tour to the Coptic and Islamic districts in Cairo.

Take some time to check more of our Cairo airport layover tour and day tours from Cairo airport!

Price

1 Person

$140 Per Person

2 - 3 Persons

$85 Per Person

4 - 6 Persons

$60 Per Person

7 - 10 Persons

$50 Per Person

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Coptic and Islamic Cairo Tour packages include transportation to and from the airport, entrance fees to various sites, the guidance of a knowledgeable guide, and possibly refreshments.

The airport is open to visitors without a visa who have between six and forty-eight hours before their next journey.
 

You will get to see the sacred locations and take in the distinctive architecture and endearing atmosphere of the places. Allow the ages to envelop you and joyfully fill your soul.

Yes, transportation is provided for the Cairo day tour from the airport. The tour package typically includes round-trip transportation from the airport to the tour destinations and back. Comfortable vehicles with experienced drivers will be arranged for your convenience.

El Fishawy is a very old cafe in Cairo. It has been owned and run by the same family for a long time, since 1773.

 A Coptic and Islamic Cairo Tour from the airport is a guided tour that allows you to explore the historical and cultural sites of both Coptic Cairo and Islamic Cairo. These areas in Cairo, Egypt, are known for their rich religious and architectural heritage.

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