Holy Journey in Egypt, & The Pyramids - 5 Days

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On this quick, eventful journey, experience the best of the Egyptian capital city, and beyond. Begin with a tour of the great pyramids in Giza and the treasures of ancient rulers in The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities in Cairo. Then, visit the ancient religious sites. Take a day trip to Wadi Natroun, It is considered the home of asceticism and worship, with four monasteries still existing today. back to Cairo to tour more of ancient Egypt, including the churches of Old Cairo, along with the old market of Khan El Khalili.

Highlights

  • Explore the three great pyramids of Giza.
  • Marvel at treasures like King Tut's tomb and mask.
  • Visit the Coptic monasteries of Wadi El Natrun.
  • Visit Old Cairo churches and monasteries.

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Day 1: Arrival in Cairo

Welcome to Egypt! Upon arrival at the airport in Cairo, meet up with your travel representative, who will assist you through customs and formalities. Then, you will be escorted to your hotel for check-in. Relax after a long day of travel.

Day 2: Great Pyramids Of Giza & the Egyptian Museum

In the morning, you will meet your Egyptologist who will accompany you on your day exploring the city and its sites. Begin the full day of touring at the famous pyramids in Giza. Start by visiting the pyramid of Cheops, which is the only survivor of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Then, visit the pyramid of Chephren. Beside Chephren is the great Sphinx, which is carved out of natural, rocky outcrop—the body stretches 148 feet, the paws are 50 feet, the head is 33 feet, and the feet are 13 feet wide. Then, stop by Mykerinus, the smallest one of the three pyramids, and partly dressed with pink, granite slabs.

Following the tour in Giza, enjoy lunch at a local Egyptian restaurant nearby. Next, make your way to the Egyptian Museum. The richest museum of Egyptian antiques in the world, it contains Pharaonic treasures dating more than 5,000 years old.

Finish your tour, then head back to the hotel to relax, and enjoy the evening in Cairo at your leisure.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.

Day 3: Day trip to Wadi Natroun

Early in the morning, start your trip to Wadi Natroun through desert roads by private, air-conditioned van. Begin with Deir Al Baramus (The Monastery of Baramus) which is the oldest of the surviving 4 monasteries, and in many ways the most isolated. Next, visit Deir Anba Bishoy (Anba Bishoy Monastery / Monastery of Saint Pishoy) whose body is still in the monastery. Then, visit Abu Makar Monastery & Deir Al Suryani which is the smallest and most compact of the 4 monasteries.

Following the tour, return to Cairo and enjoy the night on your own.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.

Day 4: Coptic Cairo & Maadi Churches

Today, begins with a visit to Coptic Cairo to see some of the oldest Christian Churches in Egypt, starting with the Hanging Church and St. Sergius which is believed to have been constructed on the site where the Holy Family resided at the end of their journey into Egypt.

Then, visit the Church of St. George, Abu Seifein and Santa Barbara. Continue to Mostorod to see Virgin Mary Church, visit the Holy well and Holly Marry tree at Matariya on the outskirts of Cairo, a well-attested resting place of the Holy Family and a popular destination among medieval pilgrims. After the tour, enjoy your final night in Cairo at your leisure.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.

Day 5: Departure from Cairo

Have breakfast and then check out of your hotel in Cairo. Then, transfer to the airport to board your departure flight home.

Meals: Breakfast.

Hotels and Boats

Category: 5* Hotel

Cairo: Le Meridien Pyramids, Steigenberger Pyramids Cairo or similar.

Price

$960 Per Single Person in Single Occupancy.

$800 Per Person in Double Occupancy.

Children Policy

Children from 0 to 5.99 Years Free.
Child from 6 to 11 years old Pay 50% of the adult rate sharing parent's room.

Highlights

INCLUDED

  • Meet and greet service by our representatives at airports.
  • Entry Visa for Egypt provided upon arrival Cairo Airport.
  • Accommodation for 4 nights in Cairo including daily breakfast.
  • All sightseeing tours mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Entrance fees to all sites as indicated on the itinerary.
  • Local expert tour guides.

EXCLUDED

  • International Airfare.
  • Any optional tours.
  • Tipping Kitty.

Route

  1. Cairo
  2. Wadi Natroun
  3. Cairo