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Discover Cairo: Coptic Islamic Tour, Christian Churches and Babylon Fortress provided by Blue Sky Travel Group

Discover Cairo: Coptic Islamic Tour, Christian Churches and Babylon Fortress

Discover Cairo: Coptic Islamic Tour, Christian Churches and Babylon Fortress
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Tour snapshot
Duration:
4h
Hotel pickup offered
Ticket type:
Mobile
Free cancellation
  • Duration:
    4h
  • Hotel pickup offered
  • Ticket type:
    Mobile
  • Free cancellation
About
Take a guided tour of Coptic Cairo to visit some of the oldest Christian churches in the world and even retrace steps taken by Mary and Joseph thousands of years ago. End with the second part of the tour, Islamic Cairo and Visit the first Mosque ever Built in Egyptian & Africa.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 4h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Available languages
Arabic, German, Portuguese, English, Italian, French, Spanish
What to expect
  • In this tour you will visit some of the oldest churches in Egypt and Africa, although will experience the path of the Holy Family. Then you will travel through time to discover the old Islamic part of Cairo and also the oldest and first Mosques in Egypt and Africa, you may also get the chance to experience a prayer at one of the mosques you'll visit and here the call for the prayer 'Azan' and capture a good memory of your Coptic Islamic Tour in Cairo. Highlights of the areas you'll visit in this trip: Coptic Cairo: It is a part of Old Cairo which encompasses the Babylon Fortress, the Coptic Museum, the Hanging Church, the Greek Church of St. George and many other Coptic churches and historical sites. It is believed that the Holy Family visited this area and stayed at the site of Saints Sergius and Bacchus Church (Abu Serga). Coptic Cairo was a stronghold for Christianity in Egypt until the Islamic era, though most of the current buildings of the churches in Coptic Cairo were built after the Muslim conquest of Egypt. Islamic Cairo: It is a part of central Cairo noted for its historically important mosques and other Islamic monuments. It is overlooked by the Cairo Citadel. Islamic Cairo, also referred to as Medieval Cairo or Fatimid Cairo, was founded in 969 as the royal enclosure for the Fatimid caliphs, while the actual economic and administrative capital was in nearby Fustat. Fustat was established by Arab military commander 'Amr ibn al-'As following the conquest of Egypt in 641, and took over as the capital which previously was located in Alexandria.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 4h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Available languages
Arabic, German, Portuguese, English, Italian, French, Spanish
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
What to expect
  • In this tour you will visit some of the oldest churches in Egypt and Africa, although will experience the path of the Holy Family. Then you will travel through time to discover the old Islamic part of Cairo and also the oldest and first Mosques in Egypt and Africa, you may also get the chance to experience a prayer at one of the mosques you'll visit and here the call for the prayer 'Azan' and capture a good memory of your Coptic Islamic Tour in Cairo. Highlights of the areas you'll visit in this trip: Coptic Cairo: It is a part of Old Cairo which encompasses the Babylon Fortress, the Coptic Museum, the Hanging Church, the Greek Church of St. George and many other Coptic churches and historical sites. It is believed that the Holy Family visited this area and stayed at the site of Saints Sergius and Bacchus Church (Abu Serga). Coptic Cairo was a stronghold for Christianity in Egypt until the Islamic era, though most of the current buildings of the churches in Coptic Cairo were built after the Muslim conquest of Egypt. Islamic Cairo: It is a part of central Cairo noted for its historically important mosques and other Islamic monuments. It is overlooked by the Cairo Citadel. Islamic Cairo, also referred to as Medieval Cairo or Fatimid Cairo, was founded in 969 as the royal enclosure for the Fatimid caliphs, while the actual economic and administrative capital was in nearby Fustat. Fustat was established by Arab military commander 'Amr ibn al-'As following the conquest of Egypt in 641, and took over as the capital which previously was located in Alexandria.
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Call the number below and use the product code: 9399P5
Call +1 855 275 5071
Important information
Inclusions
  • Qualified Egyptologist guide
  • Hotel/port pickup and drop-off
  • Private tour
  • Round-trip private transfer
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks, unless specified (extra fees)
Duration
4h
Departure details
  • Traveler pickup is offered.
  • Pickup details to be informed upon booking.
  • El-Tahrir Square, Qasr Ad Dobarah, Qasr El Nil, Cairo Governorate, Egypt Pickup details to be informed upon booking.
  • Marriott Mena House, Cairo, 6 Pyramids Road Giza, Kafr Nassar, Al Haram, Giza Governorate 12556, Egypt Pickup details to be informed upon booking.
  • Le Méridien Heliopolis, 51 El-Orouba, Street, Heliopolis, Cairo Governorate, Egypt Pickup details to be informed upon booking.
  • Airports:
  • Cairo Intl Airport, Cairo Egypt
  • Hotel pickup is offered. View the hotel list on our checkout page to see if yours is included among the pickup points.
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • 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
  • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
  • The duration of transfers are approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions
  • Passport name, and country is required at time of booking for all participants
Inclusions
  • Qualified Egyptologist guide
  • Hotel/port pickup and drop-off
  • Private tour
  • Round-trip private transfer
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks, unless specified (extra fees)
Departure details
  • Traveler pickup is offered.
  • Pickup details to be informed upon booking.
  • El-Tahrir Square, Qasr Ad Dobarah, Qasr El Nil, Cairo Governorate, Egypt Pickup details to be informed upon booking.
  • Marriott Mena House, Cairo, 6 Pyramids Road Giza, Kafr Nassar, Al Haram, Giza Governorate 12556, Egypt Pickup details to be informed upon booking.
  • Le Méridien Heliopolis, 51 El-Orouba, Street, Heliopolis, Cairo Governorate, Egypt Pickup details to be informed upon booking.
  • Airports:
  • Cairo Intl Airport, Cairo Egypt
  • Hotel pickup is offered. View the hotel list on our checkout page to see if yours is included among the pickup points.
Duration
4h
Return details
  • Returns to original departure point
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • 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
  • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
  • The duration of transfers are approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions
  • Passport name, and country is required at time of booking for all participants
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By: Blue Sky Travel Group
Marian R
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Blue Sky Travel Delivered the Best of Egypt
My daughter and I just returned from a Best of Egypt trip with Blue Sky Travel, which we booked through Travel Disc
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Wouldn't change a thing!
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Wouldn't Travel With Any Other Agency!
Thank you, Blue Sky Travel, for one of the greatest trips of our lives! All of our transfers were seamless thanks t
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Amazing Egypt
An Egypt tour with Nile cruise was part of the Grand Africa Tour we booked with Travel Discounters, Toronto, Ontari
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Best of Egypt trip May 2021
My husband and I just returned from Egypt, (5/3/201 to 5/12/21,) a trip we booked through Travel Discounters and th
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Our Egypt Trip
Most of our issues about our trip to Egypt came from the Company called Travel Discounters, whom we booked our trip
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Holiday Inn Express, Logan, Utah
The friendliness of the staff. Especially Dustin he went over 5 stars in offering assistance. We were very happy wi
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A Seamless Week in Egypt
Our trip to Egypt was seamless thanks to Blue Sky Travel booked through Travel Discounters. We were met at the airp
AggieLifter132
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Went above and beyond
We were only on the second day of our trip when the president of Egypt Mandated all non-residents must be out of th
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Great experience and very helpful
Our tour guide was excellent and very knowledgeable of Egyptian history and did a great job explaining everything t
Lorna B
Lorna B
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Fantastic trip
My husband and I actually spent 4 nights in Cairo, a 7 day Nile cruise, 4 nights in Hurghada then overnight in Cair
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Amazing trip sorry the review is so long but we were truly amazed
My wife and I booked a holiday in June 2019 with Trip Discounters. The Itinerary was the selling point and the pri
cheryl s
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The Most Amazing Layover in Cairo, Ever
One of the top five guides I have ever had. We had arranged a full day layover in Cairo and reached out to Blue S
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In the top 3 ever
We booked through Travel Discounters. They did a terrific job. No hiccups. In Egypt, Blue Sky made this one of the
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Great trip to Egypt
We booked our trip to Egypt with Akhil at Travel Discounters and he was great to work with. He handled all our ques
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