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Half-Day Private Guided Tour of Coptic Cairo with Lunch provided by Let's Explore Egypt

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Half-Day Private Guided Tour of Coptic Cairo with Lunch

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  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
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  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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Updated 14/09/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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    Coptic Cairo
    Stop: 5 hours - Admission included
    After pick-up from your hotel,in a private, modern a/c van (WiFi on board) your private guide will take you to Old Cairo to see the wonderful Hanging Church,so called because it was built on the Roman Tower of the fortress of Babylon. Then you will see the famous crypt in which the Holy Family stayed beneath the church of Abu Serga.. Next, explore the Ben Ezra synagogue of the Jewish community. Your guide will make sure you learn a lot about the unique type of Christianity in Egypt. Your guide will take you to a local restaurant for a typical Egyptian lunch before driving you back to your hotel.
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  • You'll end at
    Cairo, Cairo Governorate, Egypt
    any place any hotel in Cairo or Giza
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Important Information
Departure Point
Cairo, Cairo Governorate, Egypt
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Egyptian Food (koshary, mix of macaroni, rice and lentil with tomato sauce and many other additions)
  • Private tour
  • Bottled water
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Qualified Egyptologist guide
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Entrance fees to all sites
  • Entry/Admission - Coptic Cairo
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • A dress code is required to enter places of worship and selected museums. No shorts or sleeveless tops allowed. Knees and shoulders MUST be covered for both men and women. You may risk refused entry if you fail to comply with these dress requirements
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Mary F wrote a review Dec 2019
Dublin, Ireland143 contributions37 helpful votes
Our guide Nonni picked us up at our hotel in Cairo as arranged on time with Semsen our driver for the morning. She is a fantastic guide, introducing us to all the highlights of Coptic Cairo allowing us plenty of time at each site. She is very knowledgeable about all matters
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Date of experience: November 2019
Venz wrote a review Nov 2019
Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia70 contributions5 helpful votes
Had booking nxt day but was nothing plan when I arrived, called them had my customized tour for half day Coptic and Cave Church. Mohammed was my guide , he was good man and helpful. Lunch was khoshary at tharir restaurant in Mokatam town center. It was good experience.
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sal18a wrote a review Sep 2019
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It was a pleasure to be able have the pyramid and camel ride experience with Hosny Zahran our tour guide. He speaks excellent English and really looked after us. We would highly recommend him, many thanks.
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Date of experience: August 2019
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Oak Druid wrote a review Feb 2019
Minneapolis,MN49 contributions34 helpful votes
Our tour guide Shaimaa was awesome! She was very knowledgeable and provided a lot of information about the history of Coptic Cairo answering my son's many questions. She allowed us to take our time, explore the area and take photos. After we were done with the tour, we had
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Date of experience: February 2019
Ashley wrote a review Dec 2018
1 contribution
We arrived in Cairo with no tours booked, and just a need to see the Pyramids and Sphinx. We decided on this tour through Viator less than 12 hours before the scheduled start of these half day guided tours. I booked for four of us, with a package that included hotel pick up/drop
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Date of experience: December 2018
About the operator

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By: Let's Explore Egypt
Pyramid delights and a Nile River night
Ibrahim Rashad was our tour guide for around the Pyramids Area, Saqqara and Sphinx. He was incredibly talented at f
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Great tour
Jimmy was our guide and we had a fabulous time! Quick pickup, great details about the pyramids and the Sphinx, and
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Amazing experience
Abraham was an amazing, friendly and well informed guide, who never stopped being hospitable. Really can not recomm
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Excellent Trip
Friendly tour guide and driver made me feel far more comfortable on my first solo trip. Everything went smoothly an
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Our favourite day in Cairo
Excellent tour with a great tour guide, Ibrahim Rashad was the best tour guide and make the tour one to remember, h
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2 days in Cairo
We had a two day private tour to Giza pyramids and Old Cairo (Egypt museum, Citadel, Khan el Khalili market). Our g
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Highly recommend this experience
Ahmed Elsayed and the driver Hossam picked us up and were extremely flexible. They were interactive and interested
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brian m
Incredible Day with Mimo
Did a full day tour of the various pyramids, camel ride, and ancient city of Memphis. Mimo was very knowledgeable a
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Amazing day with “sidi” Ibrahim
We had an amazing time today with this tour. Definitely, a great choice. It was our last day in Cairo and we took t
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Best Tour in all of Egypt
This day tour was the best of my entire trip. Went to the four major cities and this was the highlight of the whole
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Alexandia - Theo du Plessis - South Africa
Ahmed Elsayed and our driver Andrew did an outstanding job in a small period of time. The fog on the highway kept u
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Half day tour around Cairo.
Heba was a energetic and fun tour guide. She adapted our tour accordingly to the weather which was excellent. She w
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Heba was the best tour guide!
This was the best part of our trip to Cairo, and it’s all thanks to Heba who is super knowledgeable about Ancient E
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Best time ever!!!!
I recently got to experience Cairo with Let’s Go Tours and it was MUMTAZ!!! (Amazing) Our guide Jimmy was a graciou
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Excellent guiding
Ahmed was very knowledgeble and could answer all of my extra in-depth question about the historical monuments. Comp
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Key Details
  • Duration: 4h
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