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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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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • 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.
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,MN50 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
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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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Date of experience: December 2018
About the operator

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By: Let's Explore Egypt
Fun night on the Nile
Our tour guide, Mohamed, was very attentive and was able to answer all questions. Food was buffet style and very ta
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Pyramids/Museum Tour
I had a great day out with Ahmed Esayed-tee; my guide, and Said our driver! Said was great in getting us through b
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Fantastic city overview
We had an excellent day in Cairo, saw all the sights and more! Our guide Ahmed was so informative and kept it very
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Great Tour!
This tour was awesome! The guide is engaging and places you at the time and place in history so you feel immersed a
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Amazing cairo pyramids excursion
Great cairo pyramids excursion. Our guide ahmed Elsayed and our driver amjad were very knowledgeable about everythi
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Nice to see the ancient egypt
Very Good experience for me during stay in egypt. My guide Mr. Mohamed Mahmoud is very politely & good service duri
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We visited the Pyramids around mid October. Our guide Heba was very passionate about Egyptology and told us a lot a
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The perfect way to see pyramids, Sphinx and camel ride at Giza
We did a half-day trip to Giza with Let’s Explore Egypt. The tour from start to finish was fantastic and hassle fre
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Brilliant tour
We had an great tour and it was a really reasonable price. Our tour guide, Ahmed Kamel had many years’ experience s
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Memorable Day at the Pyramids of Giza
I had a wonderful day exploring the incredible pyramids with Let’s Explore Egypt. Mohamed was an excellent guide wh
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Great day out
Had a great day out with Ahmed our guide and Said our driver. We were shown around the Pyramids and The Egyptian Mu
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Excellent guided tour
Just had the best guided tour of Egypt's Giza pyramids, Egyptian museum and other tourist attractions with Ahmed Ka
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Amazing experience and tour guide
I rarely give reviews, but this tour company deserves a glowing one! I actually chose this company based off of Tr
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Pyramid tour
Ahmed was an outstanding guide and Amjad was a safe and patient driver. The only negative was that the camels were
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Giza Pyramids-Ehyptian Museum
Good value tour with lots to see and a very informative and friendly guide (Mohamed Mahmoud). Highly recommend
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Key Details
  • Duration: 4h
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