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Cairo City Tour 2 (Coptic & Islamic Cairo)

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    What to Expect
    8:00 a:m Our Egypt Tailor Made tour guide will escort you by an air conditioned vehicle to visit one of the most Stunning construction in Cairo “

    The Citadel of Saladin Al Ayouby”. It was built in 12th century to fortify Cairo against the Crusaders. The citadel was used as the seat of the king and his government in Egypt for many centuries and many dynasties including the Ayyubids, the Mamluks, and even some Ottomans ruled over Egypt from the Citadel. , and the 

    Great Alabaster Mosque of Mohamed Ali Pasha which stands proudly on the highest point inside the courtyard of the Citadel of Saladin. It’s one the landmarks in Cairo with its huge space , the beautiful decorations on its walls , and its remarkable domes and minarets. 

    Then, going to visit one of the marvelous Coptic buildings in Cairo, The Monastery of St. Simon the Tanner or “

    The Cave Church” which is located in el Mokattam hills area near the 

    Zabbaleen slum or Garbage City which is Cairo's largest informal garbage collectors settlement, where garbage recycling is central to its population's economy. the Monastery of St. Simon the Tanner is the largest and it has an amphitheater with a seating capacity of 20,000.This church is the largest church in the Middle East. It is named after the Coptic Saint, Simon the Tanner, who lived at the end of the 10th century and is associated with the legend of the moving of the Mokattam Mountain.the Monastery of St. Simon the Tanner include the St. Bola's Church, St. Marks Church, and St. Simon the Tanner's Hall. 

    Then, Ending the tour with taking a break at 

    el Azahar Park which is located on a hilly site surrounded by the most significant historic districts of Islamic Cairo.It’s Considered as one of the World’s great public spaces. You will wander around the vast green area while seeing the great Islamic monuments of Cairo. There are also great restaurants there if you want to have a meal in front of this great view. 

    After this trip you will be transferred to your hotel to stay overnight.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Cairo
    Departure Time
    8:00 AM
    Duration
    6h
    Inclusions
    • Egyptologist tour guide.
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Air Conditioned Private vehicle
    • 1 Day Tour
    • Local Lunch
    • Complimentary 1 Hour Authentic Felucca Ride along the Nile River
    • Bottled Mineral Water
    • Tourism Police Permission
    • Tax
    Exclusions
    • Accommodation
    • Optional Activities or Tickets
    • Any other Meals or Beverages
    • Tipping
    • Anything not mentioned above
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • 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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    We had a 4 day stopover in Cairo and decided we would take a guided tour of the Pyramids and the other popular sights .....after sifting through heaps of reviews of different companies we chose Egypt Tailor tours and are so glad we did!! Mr Walid was so professional from the
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    Response from egypttailormade, Owner at Cairo City Tour 2 (Coptic & Islamic Cairo)
    Responded 13 Aug. 2019
    Dear Jen & Jim, On behalf of Egypt Tailor Made, We would like to thank you for your lovely words...It was a pleasure to show you the beauty of our amazing country within your stay in Egypt Your positive feelings about Egypt and our devoted company, mean so much to us, and that is what we always aim for. Your safety, comfort and satisfaction are very important to us more than anything else. You should definitely come back for another visit to our country . there's more for you to see and do here in the land of myths. We look forward to having you here again to explore more amazing sights around Cairo, Luxor, Aswan, Alexandria, Fayoum , Siwa and the White Desert. So, get ready for your next trip to explore more treasures of the marvelous Egyptian Civilization. Wishing you a lovely life full of happiness and joy Have a nice day
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    I don’t usually write reviews, but this one deserved it. It has been a long time since I felt truly served and Sabry managed to do just that. He cared for us like no one other. He knew more history that I could ever imagined, talked to us about Egyptian culture (both old and
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    Response from egypttailormade, Owner at Cairo City Tour 2 (Coptic & Islamic Cairo)
    Responded 23 Jun. 2019
    Dear Saaviles, On behalf of Egypt Tailor Made, We would like to thank you for your lovely words...It was a pleasure to show you the beauty of our amazing country within your stay in Egypt Your positive feelings about Egypt and our devoted company, mean so much to us, and that is what we always aim for. Your safety, comfort and satisfaction are very important to us more than anything else. Thank you for your recommendation , It would be a pleasure and honor to serve all your friends and relatives who are interested in visiting our beloved country , and provide them the same first class service as well. We hope to see you again soon with a longer stay...there are a lot of amazing things to discover around Egypt , in Cairo , Luxor, Aswan and Alexandria...and we will be waiting to show you the treasures of our country at each of those cities. So, get ready to explore more different treasures of the marvelous Egyptian Civilization. Please Keep in touch. Have a nice day
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    Flexible itinerary, fit in everything we wanted to see in a shorter time than advertised as we had a flight out. Ahmed was professional and friendly and taught us a lot. So nice to not have to worry about driving, admission to sites or finding our way around. A great way to
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    Response from egypttailormade, Owner at Cairo City Tour 2 (Coptic & Islamic Cairo)
    Responded 21 May 2019
    Dear Valued Guest, We are so pleased to hear that you spent a lovely time in our beloved country with our guide Ahmed Your safety, comfort and satisfaction are very important to us more than anything else. You should definitely come back for another visit to our country . there's more for you to see and do here in the land of myths. We look forward to having you here again to explore more amazing sights around Cairo, Luxor, Aswan, Alexandria, Fayoum , Siwa and the White Desert. So, get ready for your next trip to explore more treasures of the marvelous Egyptian Civilization. Please Keep in touch. Have a nice day
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    Two great days touring the city of Cairo. Heba was thorough, friendly and very easy going. I would recommend highly.
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    Response from egypttailormade, Owner at Cairo City Tour 2 (Coptic & Islamic Cairo)
    Responded 26 Apr. 2019
    Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for submitting your superb review with Egypt Tailor Made . It was a pleasure to show you the beauty of our amazing country within your Trip in Cairo. Your positive feelings about Egypt and our devoted company, mean so much to us, and that is what we always aim for. We hope to see you again soon with a longer stay...there are a lot of amazing things to discover around Egypt , in Cairo , Luxor, Aswan and Alexandria...and we will be waiting to show you the treasures of our country at each of those cities. So, get ready to explore more different treasures of the marvelous Egyptian Civilization. Please Keep in touch Have a nice Day
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    The history is already incredible, but then seeing it through the eyes of a local really gives you the full experience. Our guide, Reham Shawky, was simply perfect. Shared not just history and information, but made it personal by sharing many more stories from her own
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    Response from egypttailormade, Owner at Cairo City Tour 2 (Coptic & Islamic Cairo)
    Responded 2 Apr. 2019
    Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for your outstanding detailed review , and your positive comments about our service We are so happy that you spent a lovely time in our beloved country with the team of Egypt Tailor Made Tours. Thank you for your recommendation , It would be a pleasure and honor to serve all your friends and relatives who are interested in visiting our beloved country , and provide them the same first class service as well. There are more and more gorgeous sights to explore with our Team...and we hope you can come soon with a longer stay to visit these magnificent cities...Cairo, Luxor, Aswan, Alexandria, and the Desert. So, get ready to explore more different treasures of the marvelous Egyptian Civilization. Please Keep in touch. Have a nice day
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