Private Tour at El Mokatam

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Activity Level



Museums / Culture, Nature and Wildlife, Youth and Family


Kid Friendly: Yes. you might say 'Children must be at least 4 feet tall' or 'Suitable for mature teenagers'..

Friendly: Yes.
'You must be able to get in and out of a car'.

Maximum travelers: 4



Arabic (fluent), English (fluent)

Different Private Tour in Cairo

This Tour is really different because we will see Beauty, and History.

At the Beginning on our way to the Monastery of St. Simon we will sea the daily Life of the people who lived there among Rubbish.
We will visit St. Simon Monastery in El Mokattam Mountain in Cairo. In this Monastery we will see seven Church in the heart of El Mokattam Mountain.
After that we will visit St. Mary Church in El Maddi. From this Church on the Nile we can take a boat around this beautiful old Church of the fourth centuary.
Third Place we will visit is the Crypt of The Holy Family, which is where the Holy Family drank from in their flight to Egypt.


We will pick up you from the Hotel to start our different tour by St Simon Monastery. Reaching the monastery is quiet a difficult approach. Amazingly, the people there will point you in the right direction knowing your destination without even been asked. The Monastery of St Simon is located on the opposite side of the road leading to the Citadel contains seven Churches and Chapels hidden in a series of caves in the Mokattam hills. The Monastery is reached through the narrow village streets, trash carts passing you by along with piles of rubbish on the sides of the alleys with people sorting them out.

After that we will take our lunch and then drive to St Mary Church in El Maadi Area on The Nile , we will visit the old church of 04th century and ride a boat around the Church on The Nile.

Finally we will visit the Crypt of the Holy Family, which is where they drank from during their flight to Egypt in Abu Sergius Chuch "4th centuary " in old Cairo.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Any where in Cairo, or your cruise.

End location: Anywhere in Cairo, or your cruise.

Duration: 6 hours

The exact duration can depend on traffic.


Air Conditioned Van or Bus.

What’s Included

Other: * Private English Tour Guide
* Air Conditioned modern mini-van with private driver - according to the number of clients
* All Sightseeing mentioned

Estimated Local Cash Needed

500 Egyptians Pound - This is for meals - shopping.

What’s Extra

Other: * Meals needed
* Boat at Maadi

Private tour guide Mina

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