Tour itinerary: 7 Nights, 8 Days
Your private Egyptpyramidstours.com representative will meet & assist you at Cairo International Airport.then you will be transferred by A/C modern vehicle to your hotel for check in, overnight in Cairo.
Your private Egyptpyramidstours.com tour guide will pick you up from your hotel or residence.Then you will be transferred by A/C modern vehicle to Old Cairo where you will discover the Roman fortress, (the Hanging church), called Al Mo’allaka church, then to (Abu Serga church) which sheltered the holy family, then to (the church St.Barbara), as well as the jewish Synagogue and Coptic Museum.Back to your hotel, overnight in Cairo.
Enjoy an excursion to the Coptic Monasteries in the desert at Wadi Natroun. Notable among them is the Baramus Monastery, which was built at the site where Macarius the great settled in 340 AD and is still inhabited by monks.Back to your hotel, overnight in Cairo.
Trip to the Coptic Monastery of St. Anthony & the Monastery of St. Paul (Which lie at the foot of the Red Sea Mountains in the Eastern Desert) St. Anthony was among the founders of Christian Monasticism and St. Paul was one of the first hermits. The Monasteries, founded in the 4th and 5th centuries, are both still occupied.Back to your hotel, overnight in Cairo.
Visit the Church of the Holy Virgin with its three cupolas on the bank of the Nile at Maadi. Move on to the Monastery of St. Simon (Simeon) the Tanner, dramatically situated in the Mokattam Mountain, on the outskirts of Cairo. St. Simon was a 10th century saint whose faith is said to have moved this Mountain.Back to your hotel, overnight in Cairo.
Trip to the recently built monastery of the celebrated martyr: (St. Menas) at Maryut near Alexandria. Built on the site of the 4th century shrine, which was "The lourdes of the ancient world", the site also comprises various excavated churches.Back to your hotel, overnight in Cairo.
Enjoy an excursion to some of the Coptic Churches in Cairo: see the 10th century Church of the Holy Virgin in Haret El Roum, the Coptic Cathedral at Abbassia area.Back to your hotel, overnight in Cairo.
Breakfast at your hotel, transfer to Cairo International Airport for your final departure.
Your trip, with Egyptpyramidstours.com, has been designed to help you enjoy the maximum amount of Egypt with the least amount of time. If you want anything else added to your trip, please contact us and the team work of Egyptpyramidstours.com will be glad to answer any questions.
Egyptpyramidstours.com program includes:
-Meet & assist upon arrival and departure.
-All transfers by a private air-conditioned vehicle.
-Accommodation in Cairo for 07 nights at 3* hotel including daily breakfast.
-Private English Egyptologist guide.
-Entrance fees to all the mentioned sites.
-All services charges & taxes.
-Entry visa to Egypt.
-Any extras not mentioned in the itinerary.
-Drinks and any Personal expenses.
-Meals except where indicated.