First of all, your expert tour guide will be waiting for you at your hotel, ready to welcome you to Egypt and start your Coptic Cairo tour.
On the commencement of your tour, you will be taken to your private A/C vehicle. Your guide will focus on you and your interests, provide you an insight into Egyptian history and point out the popular landmarks in Cairo.
Start your half-day trip to Christian Coptic Cairo which is among the most important locations visited by the Holy Family where the spiritual impact of their presence is still felt although their stay was brief.
At the first stop, you will visit the Church of St. Sergius, founded at the end of the 4th century stands on a crypt where the Holy Family took refuge during their escape from Palestine to Egypt when the governor Fustat was seeking to kill the child Jesus. This and the entire area of the Fortress of Babylon (built around the 3rd century) is an important pilgrimage destination not only for Egyptians but for Christians from around the world. An air of piety and devotion pervades the whole district there.
At the next stop, you will visit Church of St.Mary (the suspended church) Built over the ruins of the fortress of Babylon. The most well-known and popular name for this church is the “Hanging Church“.
Lastly, You will go to visit the Ben Ezra Synagogue.
Once the tour is complete you will be transferred in comfort back to your hotel.
As Cairo is overwhelming with so much to do and explore, please feel free to add or skip any sites mentioned as to adjust the tour to your schedule. Just let us know your requests, it will be our pleasure to accommodate your needs.