Day Tour to Coptic Cairo

Discover the cave churches in El Mokattam Mountain and the most important places visited by the Holy Family while the Holy Virgin Mary was escaping from King Herod! A special daytour that includes also the oldest Jewish Temple in Cairo!


Tour starts at 8:00 am with Pickup from your hotel in Cairo or Giza by our guide. We start with the visit of the "Hanging Church" which is dating back to the 3rd Century AD and was dedicated to Virgin Mary. It’s called "Hanging" because of its location above the gatehouse of the ancient Roman fortress "Babylon". It contains 110 Holy icons depicting beautiful religious scenes. Then visiting "Saint Sergius and Bacchus Church” which is believed to have been built on the spot where the holy family rested at the end of their journey into Egypt. Then, visiting the "Jewish Synagogue of Ben Ezra" which gained its importance from its Geniza (Store room) was found during       the       19th       century containing a treasure of abandoned Hebrew secular and sacred manuscripts. And ending Coptic Cairo tour with a visit to one of the marvelous Coptic buildings in Cairo, The  Monastery of St. Simon the Tanner or “The Cave Church” which is located in el Mokattam hills area. This church is the largest church in the Middle East. After the tour is finished you will be transferred back to your hotel in Cairo. 

 Tour details

 Duration: 7 Hours

Type: Private Tour / minimum 02 persons

Availability: Runs Everyday

Pick up & drop off: Customer′s Location in either Cairo or Giza

Price per Person: USD$ 55

Included in the price:

-Pick up and return service

-All transfers by Private A/C Vehicle

-Service of private professional English or French speaking Egyptologist Tour guide*

-Assistance during private-guided tours

-Entrance fees to the sights

-01 Bottled water during the tour

-Lunch at a quality restaurant

-Service charges and taxes

Not included in the price:

× Personal expenses

× Optional activities

× Tipping

× Any extra drink 

 *Other languages are available upon request

 To book your tour or for further information contact us here 

Risultato immagini per Coptic Cairo st simeon church

 The Hanging Church 

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 Saint Samaan : The Tanner Monastery

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Ben Ezra Synagogue