15 Days Holy Family Tour Package in Egypt

  • 15 Days Holy Family Tour Package in Egypt
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15 Days & 14 Nights Private Package Everyday Egypt Print

Take the chance while being in Egypt and follow the footsteps of the holy family in Egypt alongside watch the best of Egypt’s main attractions in 15 days. During this trip you will be touring Giza Pyramids, Old Cairo, the places where the holly family passed by in Lower and Upper Egypt, and board a Nile Cruise in between Luxor and Aswan.

Itinerary:
Day 1: Arrival Cairo
Upon arrival at Cairo International Airport, you will be met by our representative who will assist you through formalities. Then you will be transferred in an A/C van to your hotel. Overnight in Cairo.
Overnight in Cairo

Day 2: Giza Pyramids and Cairo Sightseeing
After breakfast, follow your private tour guide to explore Giza Plateau where you will see the great Pyramids of Giza, the only surviving of the ancient seven wonders of the ancient world. Then continue across the plateau where you can have a photo of the three pyramids rising from the sands, with the Cairo skyline in the background. Then move on to the Sphinx that is considered the enigmatic symbol of Egypt for thousands of years. There is also an additional visit to the Solar Boat Museum housing the remarkably well preserved funerary boat of Khufu.
The tour will be continued by visiting the Egyptian Museum at Tahrir square housing a magnificent collection of Pharaonic antiquities, especially the golden treasures of Tut Ankh Amun such as his mask and sarcophagus.
Continue driving to Islamic Cairo to explore Khan El Khalili Bazaar, the oldest one in the Middle East. Back to the hotel and overnight in Cairo.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 3: Tel Basta & Belbis
After breakfast you will start your first stop following the footsteps of the holly family in Egypt. You will visit the town of Tel- Basta, where Jesus gushed forth a spring of water to drink. Then move on to Belbeis where the Holy Family made their way north-eastwards at a distance of about 55 kms from Cairo. You will visit there Saint George Church. Lunch will be served at a local restaurant and then back to your hotel in Cairo. Overnight stay in Cairo.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 4: Sakha & Samanoud
After having breakfast at your hotel in Cairo, enjoy the trip to Sakha and visit Virgin Mary Church, a place renowned for its Christian community in the middle Ages. Over there you will see the foot print of Jesus Christ. Then move on to Saint Abanoub Chursh and the holy well where the holy family had drunk from. Lunch will be served at a local restaurant in Tanta City and then back to your hotel in Cairo. Overnight stay in Cairo.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 5: Wadi Natroun
After breakfast, you will visit Wadi El Natroun “Natroun Valley City”, a desert area said to have been blessed by the Christ and according to tradition Virgin Mary and her son, the child Jesus Christ, hid in that valley for some time. During your visit to the area you will see Deir al-Baramus, Deir Anba Bishoy, and Deir El-Suryani. Lunch will be served at a local restaurant in your way back to Cairo and then back to your hotel for an overnight stay in Cairo.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 6: Cairo Churches
After breakfast in your hotel, you will visit Old Cairo Zonethat is also known as Coptic Cairo. During your visit to Old Cairo will visit the Hanging Church and St. Sergiuswhere the Holy Family took shelte in a cave that is now located under the church. Then continue to see the Church of St. George and the Fortress of Babylon. Then transfer to Mostorod where you will visit Virgin Mary Church. Then move on to the Holy well and the Holly Marry tree at Matariya on the outskirts of Cairo. The tree is considered as a well-attested resting place of the Holy Family and a popular destination among medieval pilgrims. Lunch will be served at a local restaurant in your way back to Cairo and then overnight stay in Cairo.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 7: Cairo to Minya Tour
After breakfast, you will start following the holy Family steps in Upper Egypt. Start your tour visiting the Church of Holy Virgin Mary at Maadi.
Then travel in a boat on the Nile towards EL Minya City in about 3-hour journey.
At El Minya, you will visit the beautiful church at Gabal Al-Teir hewn out of the cliff beside the River Nile.
Overnight in Minya.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 8: Minya – Dandara – Luxor
After breakfast, travel to Sohag where you will enjoy visiting the White Monastery, the name was driven from the color of its walls that are made out of the white limestone.
Then move on to End the Holy family route in Egypt through visiting the Monastery of Al Muharraq in Assiut. Al Muharraq in Arabic means “burned” in Arabic as the monastery was partially burned by foreign invaders in the middle Ages. The monastery is also known as known as the Monastery of the Holy Virgin at Al Qusiya.
Then move onto Danadara Temple in Qena to visit Dandara Temple that was dedicated to goddess Hathor. Then transfer to Luxor for an overnight in your hotel in Luxor.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 9: Luxor Nile Cruise Tours
After breakfast, transfer to board your 5-star Egypt Nile cruise. In the afternoon you will visit the East Bank of the Nile in Luxor where you will be amazed when you see Karnak built on a gigantic scale and it is the largest ancient religious site on the planet. It took a total of 1300 years to be built and has been attracting both pilgrims for thousands years.
After taking photos, you’ll be moved to Luxor Temple where the statues and stories are allocated in one place.
Then you will return to the ship for afternoon tea and dinner, and overnight on board the Nile Cruise Ship in Luxor.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 10: Luxor West Bank/ Edfu
Early Breakfast on board the Nile Cruise, and then visit the West Bank of Luxor including a visit to the Valley of the Kings, the royal cemetery for 62 Pharaohs dug into the limestone rocks including the tomb of the boy King Tut’s tomb.
Then you will return to the ship for afternoon tea and dinner, and overnight on board the Nile Cruise Ship in Edfu.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 11: Edfu and Kom Ombo Temples
Have breakfast on board the Nile Cruise, and then visit the Temple of Edfu, the most preserved Greco-Roman temple all over Egypt and on its walls portrayed a “Play” shows the overcome of Horus over the devil god Seth. Then sail to Kom Ombo. Lunch will be served on board.
Then visit Kom Ombo Temple dedicated the crocodile god Sobek and the falcon headed god Haeroris. Then continue on to Aswan. Dinner will be served and you will be spending the night onboard the ship in Aswan.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 12: Aswan Nile Cruise Tour
Have your breakfast on board the Nile Cruise before starting your tour in Aswan visiting the High Dam that has had a significant effect on the economy and culture of Egypt. Lunch will be on board the Cruise Ship, and then move on to the Unfinished Obelisk, built for Queen Hatshepsut and intended to be the largest obelisk known in Egypt. Dinner will be served on board and overnight in Aswan.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 13: Aswan – Train to Cairo
Disembark from the Nile Cruise in Aswan in the morning, and then you will have free time in Aswan with optional tour to Abu Simbel temples. In the evening, you will be transferred to Aswan railway station to board the sleeper train to Cairo. Dinner and breakfast will be served on board the train and overnight inside your compartment.
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 14: Cairo Optional Excursions
After Breakfast aboard the train, you will arrive at Giza train station and then transfer you to your hotel in Cairo for free time at leisure. You can also choose any of the optional excursions in Cairo including visiting Sakkara where you will see the Step Pyramid of King Zoser and also you can visit Memphis. Overnight stay at your hotel in Cairo.
Meals: Breakfast

Day 15: Cairo – Fly Back Home
Breakfast will be served at your hotel in Cairo. Then transfer you to Cairo International Airport for your final departure.
Meals: Breakfast
Included:
• Meet and greet service by our representatives at airports.
• Assistance of our guest relations during your stay.
• All transfers by a private air-conditioned vehicle.
• Accommodation for 7 nights in Cairo including bed and breakfast.
• Accommodation for 1 night in Minya including bed and breakfast.
• Accommodation for 1 night in Luxor including bed and breakfast.
• Accommodation for 4 nights on a 5 star superior cruise on full board.
• Accommodation for 1 night on sleeper train for on half board basis.
• All sightseeing tours in Cairo (Private Guided Tours).
• All sightseeing tours on the cruise sharing another group.
• All sightseeing tours in Cairo, Luxor, Aswan and Coptic sites as mentioned in the itinerary
• Holy Family route as per the itinerary above
• Entrance fees to all sites as indicated on the itinerary.
• Meals as mention in the above itinerary.
• Lunch during tours at good quality local restaurants
• A Bottle of water during your trip.
• Portage when needed.
• All service charges and taxes.
• 30 minutes of local calling (5 minutes international) and a mobile phone loaned for the length of your stay or an Egyptian sim card for your unlocked mobile device
Excluded:

• Tipping

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