Learn about the three faiths that shaped medieval Cairo with visits to a church, synagogue, and mosque. Visit Cairo’s religious landmarks on a full-day tour to the city’s most important Coptic, Islamic and Jewish places. Discover how the Christian Holy Family took shelter on the site of Saints Sergius and Bacchus Church, explore the Church of Saint Barbara, and see the gilded icons that adorn the Hanging Church. Enter a synagogue built where baby Moses was found. Enjoy visiting the largest citadel in the world and walk into the Alabaster Mosque of Mohamed Ali. Have a chance to visit the brilliant Islamic monument Sultan Hassan Madrasa. With door-to-door transport by an air-conditioned car and lunch at a local restaurant included but beverages are not included.
Bottle of water during the tour..
Lunch at a local restaurant.
Pickup service from your Hotel by a private A/C. vehicle and return.
Professional English speaking Egyptology Tour guide.
What's Not Included
Any Extras not mentioned in the itinerary.
Beverages during the lunch-time.
Entrance fees to the mentioned sightseeing.
Tipping to the guide and driver.
INFANT: Age: 0 - 5
CHILD: Age: 6 - 11
ADULT: Age: 12 - 95
Face masks required for guides in public areas
Gear/equipment sanitised between use
Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
Infants are required to sit on an adult’s lap
Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
Suitable for all physical fitness levels
All Hotels in Cairo Or Giza.
Face masks required for travellers in public areas
Guides required to regularly wash hands
Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
Public transportation options are available nearby
Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.
For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
Experience may be cancelled due to Insufficient travelers
What To Expect
Egypt Gift Tours Egyptology guide will pick you up from your hotel in Cairo or Giza on time. Drive to Old Cairo that is also known as Christian Coptic Cairo which is among the most important locations visited by the Holy Family; where the spiritual impact of their presence is still felt. The first stop will be the Hanging Church, named for its location above a gatehouse of Babylon Fortress, which is one of the oldest churches in the world. Then you will get inside the Synagogue of Ben Ezra, where you will know more about the birth of Moses and Hebrew Culture and tradition. Enter the Church of Abu Sergah (St. Sergious), the whole area of the Fort of Babylon, a destination of pilgrimage not only for the Egyptians but for Christians from around the world. Also there you will have a chance to visit St. Barbara Church.
Admission Ticket Free
Mosque of Amr Ibn Al-As
Then we continue our day tour to Islamic Cairo that was founded in 641 A.D by the First Muslim leader Amr Ibn Elas. Over there in Islamic Cairo you will be able to visit and enter some of the mosques such as ; Amr Ibn Elaas Mosque, which is the very first mosque built in Egypt.
Enjoy an amazing tour inside one of the largest mosques in Egypt (Sultan Hassan Mosque).
Admission Ticket Not Included
Continue towards the Citadel of Salah El Din, built on famous hill Al Moqattam in Cairo, that was constructed for military purposes, for protecting Cairo from incoming threats. Since then, it became a residence of the king of Egypt for many centuries. Step inside the beautiful Alabaster Mosque of Mohamed Ali; built inside the castle in the 19th century. Take special photos from the Citadel panorama. Political event called "Massacre of the Citadel" happened in the Citadel in 1811, where Mohamed Ali, the ruler of Egypt (1805-1849) murdered Mameluke leaders in Qaser El Gawhara palace, and it's not currently opened for visits.
Finally you will be transferred back to your hotel in Cairo or Giza.
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