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Private Tour Giza Pyramids Sphinx and the Wonders of Islamic

Cairo, EG
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Private Tour Giza Pyramids Sphinx and the Wonders of Islamic

Cairo, EG
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Experience the wonders of Cairo with a private tour that takes you to the most iconic sites of Egypt's capital. With the convenience of a private guide and transportation, you'll explore top attractions such as the Egyptian Museum, Coptic Cairo, and the bustling Khan el-Khalili market. Delve into the rich history and culture of Cairo without the distractions of a group tour, as your knowledgeable guide provides personalized insights and undivided attention. Travel in comfort in an air-conditioned vehicle, maximizing your time and covering more sights in less time. From ancient Egyptian antiquities to historic churches and vibrant marketplaces, this private tour offers a comprehensive and captivating experience of Cairo's treasures. Don't miss out on this opportunity to create lasting memories in Egypt's vibrant capital. Book now and embark on a remarkable journey through Cairo's rich history.

About this experience

  • Admission Included
  • 9 hours
  • Suitable for 1-15 Participants
  • Private Tour
  • Guided Experience
  • Free Cancellation For a full refund cancel at least before the start of your booking
  • Explore the renowned Egyptian Museum
  • Discover the fascinating Coptic Cairo
  • Visit the historic Ben Ezra Synagogue
  • Experience the ancient Hanging Church
  • Private transportation
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entry fees
  • Hotel Pickup And Drop Off
  • Expert Tour Guide
  • Bottle Water
  • Private Tour
  • Tipping

How long before the event do I need to book?

  • You can book at any time before the event

Vouchers accepted in the following formats

  • Mobile

Is an adult required for the booking?

  • At least one adult or senior required per booking

Your Itinerary

The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities

Your captivating day tour begins with a pickup from your hotel, whether it's located in Cairo or Giza. Your knowledgeable tour guide will accompany you as you embark on a remarkable journey through Cairo's rich history. The Egyptian Museum: Your first stop is the renowned Egyptian Museum, also known as the Museum of Cairo. This treasure trove houses an extensive collection of ancient Egyptian antiquities, with a staggering total of 120,000 items. While you'll get to see a representative selection on display, there's even more stored away in the museum's storerooms. Built-in 1901 by the Italian construction company Garozzo-Zaffarani, following a design by the French architect Marcel Dourgnon, this edifice stands as one of the region's largest museums. As of March 2019, the museum is open to the public, but it's worth noting that a new Grand Egyptian Museum at Giza is set to take its place in 2020.

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Coptic Cairo

Next, you'll explore Coptic Cairo, a fascinating part of Old Cairo that encompasses several significant sites. This area includes the Babylon Fortress, the Hanging Church, the Greek Church of St. George, and numerous other Coptic churches and historical landmarks. According to Christian tradition, it's believed that the Holy Family visited this area and stayed at the site of Saints Sergius and Bacchus Church (Abu Serga). Coptic Cairo remained a stronghold for Christianity in Egypt until the Islamic era, and many of the current church buildings were constructed after the Muslim conquest in the 7th century.

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Synagogue Ben Ezra

Your journey takes you to the Ben Ezra Synagogue, sometimes referred to as the El-Geniza Synagogue or the Synagogue of the Levantines (al-Shamiyin). Situated in the Fustat part of Old Cairo, this synagogue has a rich history. According to local folklore, it's located on the very site where the infant Moses was found.

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Hanging Church (El Muallaqa, Sitt Mariam, St Mary)

You'll then visit the Hanging Church, also known as Saint Virgin Mary's Coptic Orthodox Church. This ancient church is one of Egypt's oldest, with a history dating back to the third century. It's a remarkable site with a rich spiritual heritage.

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Khan Al-Khalili

Finally, your tour concludes with a visit to Khan el-Khalili, a famous bazaar and souq in the heart of Cairo. This bustling district is a major attraction for both tourists and locals alike. Here, you'll find a vibrant marketplace where Egyptian artisans and workshops craft traditional goods and souvenirs. After this enriching journey through Cairo's historic and cultural landmarks, your tour concludes with a drop-off at your hotel in Cairo or Giza

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More about this experience

Introduction

Indulge in a captivating journey through the mystical wonders of Cairo with the Private Tour Giza Pyramids Sphinx and the Wonders of Islamic. This exclusive experience offers you the chance to delve into the rich culture and history of Egypt's capital, accompanied by a knowledgeable private guide. With the convenience of a private vehicle, you can explore iconic sites with ease, ensuring you maximize your time and create lifelong memories in this ancient city.

What to Expect?

Embark on a 540-minute adventure that will take you on a remarkable itinerary, beginning with a visit to the renowned Egyptian Museum. Immerse yourself in the world of ancient Egyptian antiquities as you marvel at the extensive collection of over 120,000 items, providing a glimpse into the country's captivating past. From there, journey to Coptic Cairo, an enchanting part of Old Cairo that encompasses significant sites such as the Babylon Fortress and the Greek Church of St. George. Learn about the area's historical importance and its significance to the Christian community, making it a must-visit for those interested in Egypt's religious heritage. Continue your exploration with a visit to the Ben Ezra Synagogue, steeped in local folklore and believed to be the site where the infant Moses was found. The synagogue's rich history and architectural beauty make it a fascinating stop along your journey. Conclude your private tour with a visit to the famous Khan el-Khalili bazaar and souq, offering a bustling marketplace where skilled artisans and workshops craft traditional goods and souvenirs. Immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere and browse through a wide array of treasures to take home as mementos of your Cairo adventure.

Who is this for?

The Private Tour Giza Pyramids Sphinx and the Wonders of Islamic is perfect for curious travelers who seek a more personalized and immersive experience in Cairo. Whether you're a history enthusiast, a culture lover, or simply someone in awe of ancient wonders, this tour caters to all interests. With the flexibility and attention provided by your private guide, families, groups, and solo travelers can all enjoy this captivating journey through Cairo.

Why Book This?

Booking this private tour grants you the unique opportunity to discover Cairo's top attractions without the distractions of a group tour. With a private guide offering personalized insights and undivided attention, you can truly immerse yourself in the fascinating history and culture of this city. The comfort of an air-conditioned vehicle ensures you can cover more sights in less time, all while staying cool and comfortable under the Egyptian sun.

Good to Know

During this tour, you'll have an extensive itinerary that covers the most iconic sites in Cairo. Be sure to wear comfortable shoes as there will be plenty of walking involved. Also, remember to bring a hat, sunscreen, and bottled water to stay hydrated and protected from the sun's rays. Your private guide will provide valuable insights and answer any questions you may have along the way, making this an enriching and educational experience.

Reviews

Customers who have embarked on this private tour rave about the knowledge and expertise of their private guides. They appreciate the personalized attention and insights that enhance their understanding of Cairo's history and culture. Travelers also highlight the convenience and efficiency of having a private vehicle, allowing for a seamless experience with fewer crowds and more time to explore each site. Overall, the Private Tour Giza Pyramids Sphinx and the Wonders of Islamic receives glowing reviews for its exceptional itinerary, knowledgeable guides, and the unforgettable memories it creates. Don't miss your chance to embark on this captivating journey through Cairo – book now and immerse yourself in the wonders of Egypt's capital city.
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