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Half-day Churches of Cairo Tour with Cave Church, Coptic Cairo, Hanging Church

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    What to Expect
    You will be picked up by a professional guide, who will then drive you through the narrow lanes of Old Cairo to get to the southern fringes, where Coptic Cairo is located. There, you will experience the Circular Orthodox Church of Saint George, followed by the Hanging Church of the Virgin Mary, located on top of the water gate.

    Advancing through the alleyways of the old city, you'll get the chance to visit the Church of Saint Sergius and the Church of Santa Barbara, before continuing on to the Ben Ezra Synagogue and Saint Simon's Church, which is carved into Mokattam Hills.
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    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Centrally located Cairo and Giza hotels
    Departure Time
    8:00 AM
    Duration
    6h
    Inclusions
    • Bottled water
    • Professional guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
    • Entry/Admission - Hanging Church (El Muallaqa, Sitt Mariam, St Mary)
    • Entry/Admission - Church of St. Barbara
    • Entry/Admission - Greek Orthodox Church of St. George (Mari Girgis)
    • Entry/Admission - Ben Ezra Synagogue
    • Entry/Admission - Church of St Sergius and Bacchus
    • Entry/Admission - St Simon the Tanner Monastery
    • Entry/Admission - Cave Church
    Exclusions
    • Food and drinks, unless specified
    • Gratuities
    • Insurance
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Minimum age for participants is 6 years old
    • Comfortable walking shoes are recommended
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    This tour was one I was looking forward to. Being from a Catholic background, I was able to relate to the history it had to offer. It was quite a moment when we were allowed to spend time in prayer too. Thanks to Ms. Shoriuk...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Dream640610
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    One can think that visiting churches can be boring , but not with Tito. He is entertaining , and he shared a lot of what he knows . We were not once bored and he also gave us time to rest . We recommend him...More

    1  Thank MatF128
    Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

    Our private tour started by being picked up at our hotel in a very large comforable van and greeted by Tito a very knowledgable and wonderful guide. He was able to answer many questions from my kids. They loved him so much we will see...More

    1  Thank J3697TCmarks
    Reviewed 14 July 2019

    you are better off with taking a tour by viator or any the normal tours. You will see the cave church and hanging church (last one is not that special) for less money this is really not an experience to do privately as you still...More

    Date of experience: June 2019
    Thank 14brittle
    JadeIrvin, Guest Relations Manager at Deluxe Travel Egypt, responded to this reviewResponded 15 July 2019

    Dear Sir, You have never been Deluxe Travel customer and this place is only dedicated to customers who have booked tours with Deluxe Travel. As you mentioned you booked the tour with tours by locals so appreciate you search for the correct listings to add...More

    Reviewed 5 May 2019 via mobile

    The tour was very interesting and our guide Galel very knowledgeable!!! Definitely recommended. He explained history, stories and details!

    Date of experience: May 2019
    Thank Amaliacasas
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    367alicel
    2 August 2019|
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    Response from Julie T | Reviewed this property |
    When I was booking the tour, I was asked where I wanted to be picked up from. I suggest that you email your 'cave tour provider' and better still also have your hotel Reception contact the tour operator the day before your... More
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    AmaliaP43
    1 May 2019|
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    Response from Julie T | Reviewed this property |
    I emailed the Deluxe Travel Egypt ahead of time to specify my purpose and discuss the best pickup time. I also had the hotel telephone the company the day before to confirm pickup, because I wanted to attend various church... More
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    7 September 2018|
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    Response from T2266RLNancy | Reviewed this property |
    Yes, it is possible if the person is using the wheel chair. You will still be able to view the cave church
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