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Abdeen, Egypt
Private Islamic and Christian Cairo Day Tour

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icon8 to 10 hours  (Approx.)
Hotel pickup offered
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iconOffered in: English and 6 more

Overview

Explore Cairo’s dynamic Christian and Islamic history on a walking day tour of the old city. The outing is divided into two segments. First you’ll visit Christian Coptic Cairo—among the most important locations for Christians in Egypt—and visit a church and a synagogue. After a lunch break at a local restaurant, continue on to learn about Islamic Cairo, where you’ll have the opportunity to enter two mosques.
  • Walking tour of Christian Coptic Cairo and Islamic Cairo
  • Tour led by a Qualified Egyptologist guide
  • Lunch, snacks, and bottled water included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off included
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Snacks & bottled water is always included
All transfers in private A-C latest model vehicles
Hotel Pickup And Drop Off
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Entry Fees (Optional)
Lunch at Local restaurant (Optional)
Qualified Egyptologist guide (optional)

Departure Point

1 Al Amir Kedadar, Ad Dawawin, Abdeen, Cairo Governorate, Egypt

As per requested time our tour guide will be waiting at the lobby area and he will have a sign showing our company name Emo Tours

Return Details

Returns to original departure point

Departure Point

Al Manawati, Oula, Giza District, Giza Governorate, Egypt

As per requested time our tour guide will be waiting at the lobby area and he will have a sign showing our company name Emo Tours

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • OPERATED BY EMO TOURS EGYPT
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.

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What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Private Islamic and Christian Cairo Day Tour ?
A:The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Face masks provided for travelers
  • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
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What is the policy on sanitization during Private Islamic and Christian Cairo Day Tour ?
A:The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
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What is the social distancing policy during Private Islamic and Christian Cairo Day Tour ?
A:The policies on social distancing are:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
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What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Private Islamic and Christian Cairo Day Tour ?
A:The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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star-5
Great Look at Cairo
josteele
, Aug 2021
This tour delivers exactly what is described in the itinerary. My tour guide Noha Nabil was fantastic. We started the day in Coptic Cairo and saw all of the sights there (the hanging church was outstanding), then moved to the Citadel area and saw Islamic Cairo and finished up at the Khan-el-Khalili. It was all fantastic and informative. Thanks Noha!
star-4
Good day in the citadel
Ricardo_Tapajos
, Aug 2021
Moussalem, the guide, was very professional and amiable. Thank you. The tour was very good. It proposed 8 to 10 hours, but we finished at 17:00, so this should be corrected in the “ what to expect “ section. We did not go to Khan al Khalili, either, as indicated. The other parts ( citadel and nearby mosques, and Coptic Cairo) we’re impeccable. We liked it very much. Lunch was fine and adequate.
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star-5
Nice tour
Alejandro_M
, Jul 2021
Excellent tour and guide. Well organized by Emo Tours, definitely, it was a good election. Cairo isn't only pyramids.
star-5
Excellent tour and guide!
Diana_A
, Mar 2021
I ended up being the only person on this great tour: a lot of history, prompt hotel pickup and very informative and history passionate guide Essam. Good lunch and snacks were included. I recommend!
star-5
great experience
Yulya_K
, Nov 2020
The whole day and the guide were great and professional, worth every penny spend. They went above and beyond. Good people and professionals
star-5
My perfect last day in Egypt
Maja_P
, Mar 2020
What an amazing day I spent with Amr, the tour guide! He picked me up early in the morning at Cairo train station and took me on a wonderful tour of Islamic and Coptic Cairo, told me a lot about the mosques and churches we visited, but he also gave me enough time for myself to just feel the spiritual part of this historical sightseeing. For lunch we had the best shawarma ever, it gave us energy to stroll through the old market afterwards. The tour was very well organised, I enjoyed every moment and could wish for a better ending of my journey through Egypt! :)
star-4
Nice Tour for History of Religion
diogomariares
, Nov 2019
The Tour was very complete on the History of local Religion and its evolution in time through architecture. Our guide Hassan is very knowledgable and very outgoing. You will notice that he knows everyone in all the places you go. Thank you to him ¡ Overall, if you the are interested in the History of religion in Cairo this Tour is perfect for you, if you are not a big fan, the Tour is still nice but the whole day might be too much.
star-5
They were perfectly on time my guide...
George G
, Mar 2017
They were perfectly on time my guide Emmie I would recommend highly she was knowledgeable,and I if wanted to see something along the way she had no problem ,I did it in my time no push and lunch by the Nile was very laid back.They dropped my out to the airport instead of my hotel and I was out with them for around 8 hours ,couldn't ask for more George and good luck to Emmie she's a lovely girl ,George
star-5
I had only one day in Cairo and I...
michal r
, Jan 2017
I had only one day in Cairo and I was very happy to spend it touring with Ola. She is very kind and thoughtful, in addition to being highly educated and knowledgeable about the Islamic and Christian sites. We went entirely at my pace and she adjusted the itinerary around prayer times so that I was able to see all that I wanted to see. She provided snacks and the option of a western or local lunch, and allowed me to eat later, which was better suited to my day. She put all the layers of religious and political history together in a way that was accessible and stayed with me. Her English is excellent and her accent easy to understand. If you want to have a thorough understanding of the history and geography of Cairo, ask for Ola!
star-5
I live in Bangalore, India. I had...
Sanjay D
, Jul 2016
I live in Bangalore, India. I had just 2 days for tourism in Cairo combined with a business trip. I had not paid attention to what and how I want to see around Cairo. Went to Tripadvisor as my resource. Found an attractive full day tour to Old Islamic Cairo and Coptic Church area. Booked it. I was anxious given that it was my first visit and an unknown part of the world. I promptly received a mail within hours of my online booking giving me instructions that at assigned time of 8 am someone would be there with a placard at hotel. I was impressed at the detail and courtesy. On the day of the tour I found a pleasant a young man Ahmed right in the lobby. He was polite, warm and communicated in English perfectly. As we moved to lobby, there was a clean, spacious and comfortable cab waiting for us with a driver. I was offered a bottle of water and a few snacks were kept around as and when I needed. I was already in a happy mood. The tour itself was phenomenal. Ahmed told me clearly where he was taking me. Once we got there he explained the significant, architecture and history of the place. He answered questions patiently. If I wanted to wait around more, he patiently stuck around. I had total choice of what and how much I wanted to do throughout the trip. I learnt Ahmed is a qualified tourist guide with 4 years tourist education and a certification from Tourist Authorities in Egypt. Clearly that knowledge and training made the tour a pleasant and educative one. What made the tour even better was Ahmed's free sharing of my curious and maybe sometime even intrusive! questions about life in Egypt. I felt like we were friends at the end of it. Thank you Ahmed and Emo for making my visit to Egypt a memorable one. Whenever I come to Egypt - guaranteed that my first port of call with be Ahmed and Emo.

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