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Half-Day Private Guided Tour of Coptic Cairo with Lunch

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    What to Expect
    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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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Your hotel in Cairo or Giza
    Departure Time
    9:00 AM
    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
    • Entry/Admission - Ben Ezra Synagogue
    • 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
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    About the operator
    By: Let's Explore Egypt
    2,541 reviews
    Certificate of Excellence
    Taipei, Taiwan
    Evening dinner Nile cruise
    Tamer has provided an excellent support for the dinner cruise. I can recommend him. Next time we go backbit Egypt
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    Helsinki, Finland
    Excellent day in Cairo!
    A day trip to see the Egypt museum and the Bazaar. Thanks to our excellent guide Ibrahim for an amazing day. If
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    Tampa, Florida
    Nile cruise
    We were picked up from the hotel on time!! The trip was good , food was 👍🏼!!! Tamer was helpful and great!! He
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    Amazing time! Mimo was great!
    Had a great time with Mimo. He did a good job of giving us information in very good english about the pyramids and
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    L M
    Bucharest, Romania
    Great Half day in Cairo
    We started the day when Jimmy and the driver took us right on time from the hotel, at 9:00 am. Jimmy gave us great
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    Nice, friendly, experienced
    Jimmy was very punctual. He waited us in the lobby. He has a very good english and he sticks only to important
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    Wonderful experience
    Many thanks to Jimmy who offered us a great half a day experince. He revealed us many interesting and unknown
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    Wonderful experience
    I had a great time and I found out interesting facts about the pyramids and the other monuments. Thank you, Jimmy!
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    A pleasant trip with Mohammed Mahmoud to Alexandria.
    Visited Alexandria ,egypt with family. We visited catacomb tombs ,Qaitbay citadel ,bibliotheca (second largest
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    It was an exciting experience with Ibrahim Rashad(my guide),taking time to get me the perfect pics.
    Perfect & exciting day ❤️Can’t wait to bring my whole family for the tour. Seeing the pyramids was awesome &
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    Great trip!
    Great trip! Our guide Tamer was the best! We were picked up with a private driver from our hotel and saw sights
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    Trip with the twist $$$
    VIATOR website has advertised the tour “Best of Egypt 9-Days Tour From Cairo” (product code: 141140) by Egypt tour
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    Helsinki, Finland
    Excellent adventure!
    Thank you for everything. Ibrahim and Rashad were great guides. Excellent experience. We recommend these guys for
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    Cairo and Alexandria with Mimo and Mego
    It's a 3 days amazing experience with a great and helpful tour guide (who talks good italian) and a friendly
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    Hartford, Connecticut
    Cairo layover tour with Mimo
    I booked a customizable Cairo airport layover tour. The guide, Mimo, reached out to me the day before departure
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