Walking tour to the hidden gems of old Cairo ( Coptic part )

Duration: 2h
Languages: English
Guru: Abdu
Registered on April 08, 2022

About me I'm a civil engineer at day and photographer at night e, I'm fond of discovering new gems in Egypt I'm always traveling around to enjoy the beauty of Egypt with my eyes and show it to the people with my camera lens, i discovered my passion about history two years ago this why i decided to study tour guiding to make it more professional, I believe that life is short so we have to enjoy it as possible as we can, i enjoy knowing new people with different cultures and backgrounds. This is why I'm here! For me it's not only a career it's something i really love and obsessed about.

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  • No minimum number of attendees
    No minimum number of attendees is required for the tour
  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

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Historical Religious Complex in the timeless city... Cairo!
Explore the history of Old Cairo with a local guide.
The oldest churches and mosques in all Egyptian history.

We will have many stops during our tour " walking distances between them"

Visit the famous:

  • Babylon Fortress

  • The Hanging Church( the main highlight) 

  • The cavern church where the holy family hid for three month 

  • Passing by Ben Ezra Synagogue 

  • Saint George church 

  • and a vast collection of ancient Coptic churches.

  • Passing by the Mosque of Amr ibn al-As ( the oldest in Africa and Egypt) 

We will start our tour with the famous Babylon fortress and end up with the beautiful mosque of Amr ibn al-As. 
Are you excited to join me on this historical tour to explore those hidden gems!? 

Note that :

# the synagogue is currently closed and under renovations. 

# for women bring a scarf as a head cover to enter the mosque and to wear appropriate clothes if you are interested to go inside the mosque, another option which is to wear a gown the guards of the mosque rent it for you for small Tipping 

#GuruWalk " the platform" mentioned that the Tipping to the guide is per person which has a range from 10 $ to 50 $ depending on the quality of the tour " the operator have to pay a commission for the platform per person" 

# I also do tours to the pyramids of Giza and other places if you are interested check my profile to book 
And don't hesitate to contact me on whatsapp +201555771779 

# after booking please send me your WhatsApp number because it's easier to communicate there 

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  • Meeting point:
    20 Mari Gerges, Al Kafour, Old Cairo,...
    20 Mari Gerges, Al Kafour, Old Cairo, Cairo Governorate 4244101, Egypt
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    We will meet by a nearby Cafe there, uber will drop you off by the security and you have to walk for couple of minutes to arrive to the meeting point

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

Tour opinions

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marcos 04 Jul 2023

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Travelled in couple - Jul 2023
It was a Amaizing tour, full of history and tips, we could learn too much about different culture and religion and general history teaching! Abdu is a great guide!
Diego 12 Jun 2023

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Travelled in couple - Jun 2023
Abdu is very passionate about Egyptian history and has and marvelous stories through the walk. I’m very happy to have maken the tour with him and we had a great group of people. Also is very kind and he arranged every details to be able to walk without inconvenient.
Federico 11 Jun 2023

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Travelled in couple - Jun 2023
Abdu has been incredible and the tour was amazing. We anjoyed it a lot. The guide is super professional and engaging. Super recomended!!
Julio 31 May 2023
El Puerto de Santa María

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Travelled alone - May 2023
Second time taking a tour with Abdu. Again I loved the tour and again the tour was great. My time in Egypt was better because of his dedication to provide quality tours. Highly recommended
Vanessa 30 May 2023
Panama City

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Travelled in couple - May 2023
We had done many tours guides, and so far Abdu has been the best, the way he explained everything was pretty good and very understandable english, besides his personality which is pretty cool. I really recommend him.
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Who is this tour for?

Suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Does not accept large group reservations.
Suitable for carrying pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
There is no minimum number of people required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour requires the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.