This morning we will visit the Church of the Virgin Mary in Haret Zuweila. It was probably built around the AD 10th century, Tour OldCairo. Visit sites like Synagogue of Beni Ezra, El Muallaqa Church, where the Virgin Mary, Joseph and the baby Jesus took refuge. After visit the Church of St. Sergius and the Coptic Museum. In the afternoon, visitEgyptian Museum">TheEgyptian Museumand listen to the historic commentary given by your Tour Director as you walk around the Halls. Also admire the treasure of the boy King Tutankhamun .Overnight inCairo. (Breakfast)
Day 03: Giza Pyramids & Sain Mary Church
Today we will visit Saint Mary church in Maadi district, the Church that the holy family has passed through it and settled there before moving to a Monastery in UpperEgypt known now by Deir El Moharaq or El Moharaq Monastery. Drive to the Giza Plateau to visit the threePyramidsof KingsCheops,Chephrenand Mykerinos, as well as the Valley Temple with theSphinx. Overnight inCairo. (Breakfast)
Day 04:Fayoum Oasis
Today we will explore the collapsed pyramid of Meidum, the pyramid of Meidum has a special magic we believe that it was built by the 4th Dynasty. Proceed toFayoum Oasis visit Monastery of the Archangel Gabriel; the legendary background for the Monastery goes back to the 5th century, when the grandson of the king had a vision of Virgin Mary and the two archangels Gabriel and Micheal at this place. Then visit Lake Qarun that covers an area of 200 Km2 and is ideal for fishing, duck shooting, rowing and swimming, also we will see Water-wheels: there are about 200 of them, which are used to draw underground water and irrigate agriculture lands. Return toCairoand Overnight. (Breakfast)
Day 05: Wadi el Natroun / Alexandria
Today we lead the traces of Jesus and his family to the famous monasteries of Wadi Natroun Oasis. And the most famous Monastery Anba Bishoy Monastery. This monastery became a major project for his Holiness Pope Shenouda the Third. Continue the way to the second largest city inEgypt,Alexandria, known as "The Pearl of the Mediterranean". Founded by Alexander the Great in 331 BC. Overnight inAlexandria. (Breakfast)
Day 06: Alexandria Tour / Back to Cairo
The ancient Greek culture, we are witnessing today in the Greco-Roman Amphitheater and the Pompey Pillar, visit Saint Mark’s Cathedral as it is the historical seat of the Pope ofAlexandria, the head of the Coptic Orthodox Church since 60 AD. Back to hotel. Overnight inCairo. (Breakfast)
Day 07: Departure Day
After Breakfast, Santa Maria Tours representative will transfer you toCairoAirport and assist you for final departure. (Break)
• Meet & assist upon arrival and departure.
• All transfers to/from airport & hotel by a private air-conditioned vehicle.
• Accommodation in Cairo including daily breakfast..
• Accommodation in Alexandria including daily breakfast.
• All sightseeing tours in Cairo, Fayoum, Alexandria, Wadi Natroun, Aswan and Luxor including English Egyptologist guide.
• A Bottle of Mineral water per trip in Cairo and Giza.
• Entrance fees to all sites as indicated on the itinerary.
• All transfers by a modern air-conditioned vehicle.
• Portage when needed..
• International Airfare
• Any optional tours not mentioned in the itinerary.
• Additional drinks and any personal expenses..
•Any Bank transfer charges..