Holy family trip - 10 Days

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Holy family trip

Jesus Christ when he was a baby, St. Joseph and the Virgin Mary came to Egypt in order to hide from the Roman emperor Herod, when he decided to kill all the new-born babies less than 2 years old. According to the tradition they might have stayed 2 to 3 years in Egypt. They stayed at 15 different places; houses, monasteries and churches all over Egypt. You enjoy Egypt holy land for 10 days.

The holy flight passes by 3 different countries Egypt is one of them. On this trip we are covering a few stops of the holy flight into Egypt as according to the tradition they stopped at 15 different places, all the way from Sinai; Arish, passing by the delta, different places in Cairo, and to Upper Egypt too.

Holy family trip covers different other destinations in Egypt rather than the religious spots such as Giza Pyramids, and the great sphinx, you will pass by the Egyptian museum too to enjoy thousands of real ancient Egyptian artifacts too, Coptic Cairo churches around Cairo are ones of the main attractions of the holy trip around Cairo. Other religious places visited by them around the Delta of Egypt, Assuit and Menya too.

This holy family trip is considered one of the long ones which covers most of the places visited by the holy family, but we offer you some other religious tours that cover some other places visited by the holy family when they were in Egypt, but lightly.

Overview

The Holy family trip Starting from Cairo main attractions as Giza Pyramids & Egyptian museum, Coptic area churches such as the Hanging church, then other churches around Cairo visited by the holy family , Mostrod, and Maadi, drive to the Natron valley monasteries on the mid-road Cairo Alexandria, and Delta main christian places, then end up in Menya and Assuit monasteries.

Tour includes:  

  • Egyptologist tour guide
  • transportation in an air conditioned van
  • Wifi facility on board.
  • Accommodation based on Bed & breakfast.
  • Tours to mentioned sites.
  • transfer to/from Cairo airport.

Tour excludes:

  • Extra entrance fees.
  • Beverages
  • Tips
  • Any optional tours.
  • Extra expenditure.

Children and infant Policy

0 – 5 years Free of Charge

6 – 11 years pay half price

12+ pay as an adult person

Day 1
Arrival Day / Cairo airport

<p>Our representative will meet you at Cairo airport and transfer you to the hotel for an overnight.</p>

Day 2
Giza Pyramids / Egyptian museum

<p>You will be picked up from your hotel to start by Giza Pyramids ; Cheops, Chephren and Mykerinus. Then proceed to visit the Great Sphinx, which dates back to 10000 B.C. visit the Valley Temple. Drive to The Egyptian museum which houses almost 140 thousand original piece collected from different sites in Egypt, Drive back to your hotel.</p>

Day 3
Maadi / Coptic Cairo churches

<p>After breakfast at your hotel, you will be escorted to Maadi main church dedicated to the Virgin Mary, then proceed to Coptic Cairo churches starting by the Hanging church , St.Serguis church, St. George, and the Synagogue, end up by the Babylon fortress , drive back to your hotel.</p>

Day 4
Mostorod / Samanoud

<p>After breakfast you will be picked up by your guide to Mostorod in Cairo where the place Jesus Christ had his bath known as ‘ El Mahamah’ church, then proceed to Samanoud in Delta where the virgin Mary kneaded the bread and the city where the Holy family was welcomed, proceed to Sakha where Jesus christ left his Footprint, Drive back to your hotel.</p>

Day 5
Natron valley monasteries

<p>After finishing your breakfast you will be escorted to Cairo Alexandria mid-road to visit the 3 monasteries of the Natron valley of Al Baramoos, Anba.Beshoy and Al Syrians’ one , spend the whole day and enjoy the old architecture of the old monasteries, drive back to your hotel.</p>

Day 6
Red Sea/ St.Pail / St.Anthony

<p>after finishing your breakfast, and checking out, drive to Red sea road to visit the most ancient monastery of the founder of monasticism St.Anthony and the monastery of St.Paul , then spend the overnight in the guesthouse of the monastery of St.Paul. (dinner is covered)</p>

Day 7
Minya / Gabal el teer

<p>After Breakfast, check out and drive towards Menya where the ancient church , the Holy family hided in for some time, spend an overnight in Menya’s hotel (dinner covered)</p>

Day 8
Tuna el gabal / Tel el amarna / Menya

<p>After breakfast , and check out proceed to Tuna el gabal the Babouns necropolis, with its underground narrow streets and niches , and the tomb of Pet-osiris and Isadora, proceed to Tel El Amarna site where a lot of tombs belong to the noblemen of the middle kingdom, drive to Assuit for an overnight in Assuit hotel (dinner covered).</p><p> </p>

Day 9
al muharaq / drunka / Assuit

<p>After breakfast, check out, head al Muharaq monastery where the Holy family stayed for a few months, visit the monastery of Drunka then drive back to Cairo for an overnight at your hotel in Cairo.</p>

Day 10
Departure Day / Cairo airport

<p>After Breakfast, you will be checked out by your representative to head to the airport for your final departure.</p>

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Holy family trip

Trip Facts

  • Cairo
  • in a double room
  • Breakfast: Daily
  • starting from 4 Pax

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