Egypt Christian sites 10 days at Cairo, Wadi El Natroun, Ismailia, St.Catherine & Nuweiba

Egypt Christian Tour for 8 Days

Package Details

 

Day 01: Arrival to cairo

Welcome toCairo, the city of mysteriousPyramidsand pharaohs, upon arrival you will be greeted & assisted by Santa Maria Tours representatives & transferred by private A/C coach to your selected hotel inCairo. Check in, Overnight inCairo

 

Day 02: Giza pyramids , Memphis

CairoBoard the bus for a full day sightseeing, we will start  the day by paying our respects to theSphinx, the great lion sentinel of the plateau with its craved body of a lion and the headdress of the Pharaohs. We then visit the 3Pyramidsof the Plateau of KingsCheops,Chephren, and Mykerinos. After we will travel to the Old Kingdom Necroplis of Saqqara with its Step Pyramid of King Zoser, then continue toMemphisAncientEgypt’s old capital and view the statue ofRamses Ii. Back to our hotel. Overnight inCairo. (Breakfast)

 

Day 03: Egyptian Museum , Old cairo

 

Today we start our full day tour visiting the Egyptian Museum of antiquities, the largest precious collection of Egyptian art around the world, which Includes the treasures of the Boy King Tutankhamun enclosed in his tomb for over 3,500 years ago before it was discovered in the 1920s. Then visit theCitadel Of Saladinthat was built in 12th Century, Alabaster Mosque and Mosque of IbnTulun. In the late afternoon visit to the famous Khan El Khalili Bazaar. Back to hotel. (Breakfast)

 

Day 04: Wadi elNatroun

Travel on the desert road ofCairodirectionAlexandriainto that Wadi Natroun. Wadi el Natroun, situated in a valley dotted with oases. Visit one of the four quietly inhabited monasteries of the Coptic Monasteries of this area and learn about Coptic faith Meeting with Coptic Christians and the monk community. Return trip toCairo: Attendance in OldCairo, visit theHanging Church(El Muallaqa) one of the oldest churches inEgyptand the history of the church dates to the 3rd century A.D and Ben Ezra synagog. Back to Hotel. Overnight inCairo. (Breakfast)

Day 05: Tell Basta / Tanis / Ismailia

Travel into the eastern delta area, inspection of Tell Basta. Here Jesus caused a water-spring to well up from the ground and his presence caused the idols to crumble, as foretold by the prophets of old. The townfolk, in consequence, turned malevolent and aggressive, whereupon the Holy Family turned their backs on the town. Further after Tanis. Tanis was an important City in the pharaonic period. Many believe that this was the Biblical city from which the Exodus began. Proceed to Ismailia check in the hotel and Overnight. (Breakfast)

Day 06: St. Catherine

 After Breakfast. Cross the Suez Canal and proceed to visit Moses Springs, from here on to Wadi Feiran. Steeped in biblical mystery, it was here, that Moses struck a rock with his staff, bringing forth a spring so his people could drink. It is said that a journey through Feiran is to pass through an entire chapter of the Old Testament (Exodus 17).  Visit the Monastery of Nuns. Continue St. Catherine for Overnight. (Breakfast)

 

Day 07: Nuweiba

Early morning we begin our ascent on Mount Sinai, walking in the footsteps of the devoted pilgrims who tread this route centuries earlier. We should reach the summit just before dawn in time to witness its incredible sunrise and splendid views. Descending the mountain we return to the hotel for breakfast. We spend the later part of morning touring the Monastery of St. Catherine, taking in its fascinating and unique sights and exceptional history.  Following we board our car to Nuweiba. Arrive Nuweiba. Check in the hotel and overnight. (Breakfast).

 

 

Day 08: Free Day in Nuweiba

Day free at leisure in Nuweiba. (Breakfast)


Day 09 : Back to Cairo

After Breakfast. We board our car, leaving Nuweiba behind us as we head west toCairoand get there by evening. Check in the hotel. Overnight inCairo.

Day 10 : Departure Day

 

Breakfast. You will be met by our representative and transfer toCairoAirport where you will be helped for check-in and immigration formalities for your flight back home. (Breakfast)

Including

 

• 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 Ismailia including daily breakfast..

• All sightseeing tours as mention above 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..

 

 

 

Exclude

        

• International Airfare

 • Any optional tours not mentioned in the itinerary.

 • Additional drinks and any personal expenses..

•Any Bank transfer charges..

Tour Info

  • Package Duration: 10 Days / 09 Nights
  • Destination: Giza pyramids , Memphis ,Wadi Natrun ,Tell Basta / Tanis / Ismailia ,St.Catherine
  • Trip Type: Private Guided Tour
  • Starting From: Cairo
  • Return To: Cairo
Package Price: $670.00
No. of persons:

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