Holy Family Day Tour in Cairo -Follow the steps of Jesus in Private Day Tour
Follow the steps of the Holy Family in Egypt in just one day trip with private guide Explore the christian history of Egypt.
Visit Coptic Cairo to visit the Hanging Church, Ben Ezra Synagogue, Church of St. Barbara, Church of Abu Serga. The virgin tree in mataria,and Saint Simon church in Mokattam.
All entry fees, Guide, transfers, Lunch included.
Cairo is the capital of Egypt and the largest city in Africa that blends charm of the east with a Mediterranean flavor. It is a melting pot where antiquities of pharaonic dynasties, Graeco-roman civilization, Christians and Islamic land mark co-exist. If you are visiting Egypt you can't miss this Coptic full day tour which give you the chance to explore Christian monuments in Egypt, Old Cairo is renowned for its antique churches.
You will start your day with your private guide who will pick you from your hotel in a private air conditioned minivan to start an unforgettable day tour, from Al Moallaqa (The suspended Church) or the hanging church which was built on the remains of the Roman fortress of Babylon. A wood carving representing Jesus Christ entering Jerusalem. It houses about ninety rare icons of Basilican style. You will then move on to Abu Serga Church, it lies near the Coptic Museum and dates from the 4th century on the basilican style on Top of the cave that the Holy family used as the shelter on their flight To Egypt escaping from Herod. It is considered one of the destination of the visitors who seek blessing. Then the church of the Virgin that dates from the 8th century and contains precious icons and has three Altars.
Your guide will escort you to your next step of your tour to visit the virgin Tree in Mataria to see the tree that is 2000 years old, still green.
Where the Holy family rested next to it during their journey from Rafah to Sinai to Mataria when they escape from Herod. You will then enjoy lunch at local restaurant to enjoy the best delicious food to complete your tour by visiting Saint Simon Church the tanner in Mokatam.
Then you'll get back to your hotel Holding unforgettable memories.