This tour is for the people who wants to get the best of both worlds, as you will be able to explore both the Ancient Egyptian and the Coptic worlds. The tour’s start time is flexible, but usually the tour starts around 8 AM, takes a duration of eight hours, and ends around 4 PM. This private tour includes Pick-Up with our air-conditioned vehicles at your requested location, and Drop Off at your requested location. The tour also provides Entry Fees + Taxes Services, Tour Guides with an experience of 15+ years, Lunch, and a bottle of water during the day.
The tour is not only limited to that. With Additional Fees, you can enter the Coptic museum or ride a Felucca boat across the Nile River. TIPS ARE ALSO EXCLUDED.
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8 AM: Pick Up from Requested Location by GEM Explore Egyptologist to start your Journey across Cairo. The Tour will start by visiting the museum of Egyptian Antiques, where is the home of 120,000 of ancient Egyptian Antiques Collection that dates up to 6000 years old, including the Tutankhamun exhibit, which contains his golden Mask and jewelry.
Then, the tour will continue by visiting the Citadel of Cairo, where with its huge altitude due to the towering minarets, you will be looking out across Islamic Cairo and its skyline. Also, you will visit the Alabaster Mosque of Muhammed Ali Pasha.
After the lunch and water break, the tour continues by visiting Old Cairo. This tour focuses mainly on Coptic Cairo. Around Fort Babylon, Egyptian Christians’ oldest churches were built. In addition to being the destination of pilgrimage for people of different religions all over the world, this area holds ruins of the Roman fortifications and several churches. During this tour, you will be visiting the church of St Sergius (Abu Serga) which is believed is the spot where the Holy Family rested at the end of their journey to Egypt, the church of St. Barbara, the hanging church, and the old Jewish synagogue (Ben Ezra Synagogue).
Finally, the tour finishes usually at 4 PM by dropping off the Customer at the same Pick Up location or a nearby area.