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Explore the Coptic City free walking tour

Your Guru: Wael
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  • Cairo
  • Available in English
  • 2 hours

About the Guru

Hello. I am Wael Kamouna, a freelance tour guide/Egyptologist since 2008 with 12 years' experience in the field of tourism, and a degree from Cairo University. I'm a member of EGTGS (Egyptian General Tourist Guides Syndicate) and can custom design trips all over Egypt to suit the interests and the needs of guests, and can be tailored to suit all interests. I also arrange cu... More

Hello. I am Wael Kamouna, a freelance tour guide/Egyptologist since 2008 with 12 years' experience in the field of tourism, and a degree from Cairo University. I'm a member of EGTGS (Egyptian General Tourist Guides Syndicate) and can custom design trips all over Egypt to suit the interests and the needs of guests, and can be tailored to suit all interests. I also arrange customized tours for individuals and groups throughout Egypt. Egypt is full of hidden treasures! It is not only the ancient pyramids, but its streets, its people, the feeling of walking on the bank of the Nile at night, the Islamic and the Coptic parts, in addition to its monuments and museums. It would be my pleasure to show the visitors the charm of every part of modern and ancient Egypt.

About the Tour

Today will explore the religious place in Egypt- old Cairo or Coptic city. There we have a chance to see the ruins of the Roman fortress of Babylon (1st century AD) then walk to the Hanging church which is founded above the tower of Babylon fortress, then later will take a tunnel to Cavern church Abu Serga (5th century AD) under there will see the cave where the holy family where stayed over than 3 months. Then later going to Ben Ezra synagogue and know why Jews were insisted to build a synagogue at that place. After that will explore the first mosque in Egypt which is founded in 641 A.D by the First Muslim leader Amr Ibn Elas. Please note:- = This free walk tour with free entrance to 2 churches, 1 Synagogue and 1 Mosque. = The Mosque is closed because of Corona virus.

Meeting point: Open in Google Maps

How to find me: In front of Abu Hamam coffee shop, old Cairo holding a sign with your name

Tour Schedule

  • Wed, 23 Jun 13:45
  • Thu, 24 Jun 13:45
  • Fri, 25 Jun 13:45

What's the price?

A guruwalk is a pay-what-you want walking tour, which means, it's completely free to book and join the group, but the 'guru' expects to be rewarded once the tour ends. Some people give €10 per person, some people give US‎$ 50, you choose the price.

For organizational purposes, it is mandatory to book the tour. Booking is completely free, fast and easy. Book your guruwalk now!

Tour opinions (13)

Hailey 05/12/2021

Katherine Miriam 05/08/2021

My partner and I explored the Coptic City with Wael and we cannot recommend him highly enough. It was a memorable experience and extremely informative. The tour was delivered with great enthusiasm and professionalism. Thank you Wael.

Jason toms 03/20/2021

Really interesting - mosque closed (Covid) at the moment, but that’s fine.

dominic hesky 03/20/2021

I would leave 6 stars if I could. A nice and very knowledgeable guide. Highly recommended.

iga zjawin 03/15/2021

Yoy MUST do this tour with THIS MEN! I came back home with head full of knowledge and heart filled with good energy. Cairo is such an amazing city, but you must have a good guide and I'm so glad I have found Wael. Very professional, always on time, easy to reach and personalize the tour. Doesn't matter if you wanna visit the most famous tourist spots or choose to go off the beaten path you are not gonna regret any single second of the tour. Highly recommend!

4.5(13) Ratings

What's the price?

A guruwalk is a pay-what-you want walking tour, which means, it's completely free to book and join the group, but the 'guru' expects to be rewarded once the tour ends. Some people give €10 per person, some people give US‎$ 50, you choose the price.

For organizational purposes, it is mandatory to book the tour. Booking is completely free, fast and easy. Book your guruwalk now!

4.5(13) Ratings