Recycling City: The Cave Church (St. Simon) & Old Cairo

Idioma Inglés
Costo 75 USD por la excursión
Número de participantes Cualquier número de personas
Duración 8 horas

Recycling City: The Cave Church (St. Simon) & Old Cairo (75$/ Person)


Meeting Point

At your hotel

09:00 AM


At your hotel

09:30 AM

Relegious Complex - Old Cairo

Begin your day in the heart of the Coptic Christian quarter, where the narrow alleys and historic churches transport you through time. One of the first stops is the renowned Hanging Church, a testament to the enduring spirit of Christianity in Egypt. Admire the intricate woodwork and ancient icons within, each carrying centuries of spiritual significance. This sacred sanctuary has stood for centuries, witnessing the passage of time and preserving the traditions of Coptic Christianity.

As your journey through Old Cairo continues, you'll have the opportunity to explore the Crypt of the Holy Family. This crypt, nestled deep within the heart of the city, is believed to be a refuge for the Holy Family during their time in Egypt, making it a place of profound importance for Christians around the world.

Your spiritual pilgrimage in Old Cairo also includes visits to the Sergius and Bacchus Church, a testament to Egypt's early Christian history, and St. George Church, another gem adorned with history and art.

Old Cairo's spiritual diversity is further showcased as you visit the Amr Bin Al'As Mosque. A true architectural gem, this mosque stands as a symbol of Cairo's rich tapestry of faith, where Islamic traditions have thrived for centuries alongside their Christian counterparts.

11:30 AM

Papyrus Musuem

Our adventure continues as we delve into the art of papyrus-making at the Papyrus Museum. Here, you'll have the unique opportunity to witness the meticulous process of transforming this ancient plant into a canvas for artistic expression. From the harvesting of papyrus reeds to the intricate methods of crafting, you'll gain insight into a tradition that has endured for millennia. And if you're inclined, indulge in the chance to take home your very own piece of history, as the museum offers a selection of beautifully crafted papyrus artworks for purchase, ensuring you can carry a piece of Egypt's heritage with you.

12:30 PM

Recycling City: The Cave Church (St. Simon Monastery)

Embark on a one-of-a-kind journey that takes you through the streets of Recycling City and into the St. Simon Monastery, also known as The Cave Church, located in Cairo. This tour offers a unique experience for ancient religious heritage, all while unraveling the fascinating secrets behind the miracle of transferring the Mokattam Mountain. With an expert guide, you'll explore the mysteries and stories behind this incredible phenomenon, creating an unforgettable and enlightening experience.

04:00 PM

End of the tour - Ending Point

At your hotel

Ending Point

At your hotel


What‘s included:

- Private tour.

- Entry for all mentioned destinations.

- Private English speaking tour guide.

- Transfer by air-conditioned private car.

- A professional driver.

- Pick-up from hotel and return.

- One bottle of mineral water for each participant.


What‘s not included:

- Lunch (Optional).

- Beverage during meals.

- Optional activities.

- Any extras not mentioned in the program.

- Tipping.


Important Information:

I can also pick you up from airport at any time per day and per week.

Additional Info :

- This is a private tour / activity,

- Only your group will participate.

- Your tours can be customized according to your needs and preferences, just tell your guide what you are looking for.

- In case of booking for one person only, an additional $10 will be charged on the spot for each day tour.


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