Journey Through Time: Khan El Khalili Bazar & Old Coptic Cairo


Deepen your insight into Cairo's rich cultural and historical tapestry through a visit to three pivotal spiritual sites. This immersive tour across these diverse Holy Sites unveils Cairo's multifaceted history across different eras. Begin by exploring the venerable Hanging Church, tracing its roots back to the 3rd Century AD, and attaining a profound connection to Egypt's Christian heritage.

Next, delve into the Ben Ezra Synagogue, a site intertwined with the story of baby Moses. This sacred location provides a unique perspective on Cairo's spiritual narrative. The journey proceeds to the Mosque of Mohamed Ali, an opportunity to enhance your understanding of Islam.

Your visit to the Saladin Citadel adds to this experience, offering picturesque moments that you can share with your loved ones. This comprehensive spiritual excursion not only deepens your appreciation of Cairo's cultural wealth but also leaves you with captivating images and memories to cherish.

Tour Info
  • Duration: 6 Hours
  • Departure time and location: 9:00 AM from your hotel
  • Return time and location: 3:30 PM to your hotel
Tour Highlights
  • Embark on a spiritual journey by visiting the three significant churches in Old Coptic Cairo.
  • Stroll through the ancient market and the primary street of Old Islamic Cairo, akin to an open-air museum.
  • Delve into Egypt's grandest citadel and relish a special visit to its splendid mosque.
What to Expect
  • Explore the Old Coptic Quarter of Cairo and engage with its historical significance through visits to three churches.
  • Experience the aura of the Ben Ezra Synagogue.
  • Witness the grandeur of the world's largest Citadel.
  • Marvel at the splendor of the Alabaster Mosque.
  • Stroll through the vibrant atmosphere of Khan El Khalili Bazaar.
  • A complimentary bottle of water will be provided during the tour for your convenience.
More About Journey Through Time: Khan El Khalili Bazar & Old Coptic Cairo
  • Given our visit to holy Coptic and Islamic sites, please remember to bring a scarf with you.
  • Since this is a walking tour, ensure your comfort by wearing suitable and comfortable shoes.


Day General Information

Your guide will meet you in the hotel lobby at 9:00 AM for your pick-up, and from there, you will be transferred to visit the following sights.

Activity - 1
Old Coptic Cairo Tour

Upon meeting your tour guide, your journey commences with a visit to Old Coptic Cairo. Here, you'll explore three significant churches and the Ben Ezra Synagogue.

The first destination will be the Hanging Church, housing Egypt's most vital icons. Within its confines lie two sacred relics: a part of the stone of the holy tomb and a fragment of the holy cross. Subsequently, a visit to a Greek church will follow. Concluding your Coptic journey, you'll explore a pivotal and revered church, notable for hosting the cavern where the Holy Family resided. Adjacent to this site is the sacred wheel, from which the Holy Family once drank.

Activity - 2
Saladin Citadel and the Alabaster Mosque visit

The subsequent leg of your journey entails a special exploration of Islamic landmarks. You'll embark on a distinctive visit to the Citadel, an architectural marvel established by the esteemed King Saladin. Within the Citadel, you'll have the privilege of experiencing the paramount mosque, an embodiment of Cairo's essence known as the Alabaster Mosque. This majestic creation was crafted under the patronage of Mohamed Ali Pasha.

Activity - 3
Walking in Khan El Khalili Bazaar

Concluding your tour, a captivating walking excursion through the Khan El Khalili Bazaar awaits. Here, you can select meaningful gifts for your loved ones while immersing yourself in the vibrant local atmosphere. This experience offers a unique chance to witness Egyptian artisans and workers in action, making it a memorable way to wrap up your journey.

Inclusions & Exclusions

  • Private pick-up and drop-off directly from your hotel.
  • Accompanied by a knowledgeable and certified private tour guide.
  • Seamless transportation to all designated locations.
  • All-inclusive coverage of entrance fees and tickets for the specified attractions.
  • Inclusion of local taxes for a hassle-free experience.
  • Food and beverage expenses.
  • Tipping
  • Any private discretionary expenses.

Current Season Price Details

Please Note that price changes per season, so the price will depend on the date you pick when check out
# Price
Solo Adult $ 120 /per adult
Group of (2-3) Adults $ 70 /per adult
Group of (4-6) Adults $ 60 /per adult
Group of (7-10) Adults $ 55 /per adult
Group of (11-more) Adults $ 50 /per adult
Child [age:6-11] $ 30 /per child
Infant [age:0-5] $ 0 /per infant

20 % of the total booking amount

Extra Fees

No additional charges for pick-up and drop-off at downtown Cairo hotels. An extra fee of $20 applies for pick-up and drop-off from hotels near the airport or in New Cairo.

For pickup and drop-off from Cairo airport or any hotel within the airport vicinity, there is an additional cost of $30.

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