See the other side of Cairo & travel away from the regular Cairo tours, this Coptic and Islamic Cairo tour from the airport will surprise you during your stopover in Cairo as you explore the transit tours of Coptic Cairo along with the spiritual tours of Islamic Cairo!
Price : 45.00 $
Are you fully vaccinated ? Then you needn't to show a PCR test when you arrive to Cairo international airport to enjoy once in a lifetime holiday in the land of the Pharaohs.
This Coptic and Islamic Cairo tour from the airport will amaze you during your layover in Cairo as you will discover the Coptic district in Cairo along with the spiritual Islamic Cairo trips. Now you have the chance to explore the hidden part of Cairo trips apart from the usual tours in Cairo. Visit the spots that were blessed by the presence of the Holy Family during their journey to Egypt escaping the persecution of King Herod, Coptic Cairo tour includes the Hanging Church of the Holy Virgin Mary and the Cavern Church of St. Sergius, along with the oldest Synagogue in Egypt known as the Synagogue of Ben Ezra. After your local ingredients lunch, you will enjoy the Islamic Cairo tour to the most interesting places like the Cairo Citadel that was built by the famous Muslim leader Saladin, the market of Khan El-Khalili which is the oldest bazaar in the whole Middle East. Cairo day tours from the airport assure you the best moments during your short time enjoying some of Egypt day tours!
You can also consider having a look at our various trips in Egypt:
Bring your family or your friends and travel onboard one of our amazing Nile river cruise tours and enjoy the warmth of Egypt during the Christmas tours or during the Easter 2022. Explore all the options our beautiful country has to offer and choose from a wide variety of Egypt travel packages, or book your own hotels and our team will help you to enjoy any city through professionally tailor-made Egypt day tours, if you begin from the capital of Egypt our Cairo day tours will cover all the activities you wish to do starting by the only wonder from the seven man-made wonders which is Giza pyramids and also all the precious items within the two floors of the Egyptian museum located in El Tahrir square the famous square where the revolution took place. And if you want to feel like camping on the moon we offer the white desert tours. Or experience one of our Luxor day trips and Aswan day trips.
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 with 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 date 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 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 famous for the 200 years old alabaster mosque of Mohamed Ali Basha inside.
Witness the historic buildings and mosques that have the biggest compilation of medieval architectural treasure 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.