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Day Trip from Cairo to El Mokkatm Mountain Cave Church

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    What to Expect
    Your tour starts with hotel pick up at 9am, your guide will take first to visit the monastery of Saint Simon the Tanner which is located inside the mountain. The monastery consists of seven churches; all of them are carved inside the mountain.

    Your guide will give you an introduction about the Christianity of Egypt. How  Christianity started in Egypt and what is the meaning of Coptic orthodox church in Egypt. Your guide will explain how they carved the church, how was El Mokattam Mountain was moved from the north of Cairo to the centre, enjoy some free time inside the church. You will also get the chance to get some great photos from the mountain.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Your Cairo or Giza Hotel
    Departure Time
    9:00 AM
    Duration
    3h
    Return Details
    Your Cairo or Giza hotel
    Inclusions
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
    • Qualified Egyptologist guide
    • Bottled water
    • Free WiFi in your van
    • Entrance fees to the Mentioned sites
    • Local Lunch
    • Entry/Admission - St Simon the Tanner Monastery
    Exclusions
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • A dress code is required to enter places of worship and selected museums. No shorts or sleeveless tops allowed. Knees and shoulders MUST be covered for both men and women. You may risk refused entry if you fail to comply with these dress requirements
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Medhat emailed me the afternoon before our tour to let me know when he was going to meet me. He was waiting for me in the lobby of my hotel by 9AM and we met our driver. He drove us through Zableen to El Mokkatm. During the drive, he asked me if there was anything else I wanted
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