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Grand Pilgrim Religious Tour

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 10 - 17 day(s)
Group Size: 2 - 50 people
Destination(s): Egypt  
Specialty Categories: Archeology/History   Boating and Sailing  
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: No
Minimum Per Person Price: 1600 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 1850 US Dollar (USD)

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1: Arrive Ciaro. Meet and assist. Transfer to hotel in Cairo. Overnight: Cairo.

Day 2: Full day private classic tour including Egyptian Museum. Proceed to visit Pyramids, Sphinx and step Pyramid of Sakkara
on the way stop to visit some oriental bazaars for enjoying bargaining / shopping.

Day 3: One day private trip by a/c bus to Western desert Monasteries. Wadi el Natroun, one of the main stops of the Holy Family during their refuge in Egypt which are, Anb Bishoy - Virgin Mary and Abu Makar if permits
proceed by bus back to Cairo - arrive. overnight

Day 4: Full day private Religious tour in Cairo including visits: Old Cairo Coptic churches /Abu Serga that was built over the Cave of the Holy Family - Suspended church , St. George Greek Orthodox Church and Synagogue afternoon
Then visit the Coptic Cathedral of st. Mark, the Apostle, founder of Christianity in Egypt and where the remains of His Body lies.

Day 5 : Full day private Religious tour in Cairo including visits to Virgin Mary church at Maddi, the sailing point of Holy Family trip to upper Egypt and where found the Bilbe floating and opened "blessed be Egypt my people".
Proceed to visit Virgin Mary tree at Mataraya and the Church of Apparition of St. Mary at Zeuton in 1968.
Evening board on sleeper wagon trains proceed to Aswan.

Day 6: Morning arrive Aswan. Meet and assist transfer to hotel. Overnight
optional Abu Simbel trip by air or by A/C private bus.

Day 7: Transfer to board on Nile cruise and visit High Dam - Old Dam and Phylae temple. Overnight on cruise.

Day 8: By felucaa (sailing boat) visit the botanical gardens and view to Agh Khan Muslim.
Sail to Kom Ombo visit temple of Double Gods. Overnight on cruise.

Day 9: Sail to Edfu and visit the temple of Horus-in Edfu. Sail to Esna and cross the Lock. Overnight on cruise.

Day 10: Sail to Luxor. Arrive and visit the East Bank: Luxor and Karank temples. Overnight on cruise.

Day 11: Check out the cruise in Luxor and visit the West Bank including: necropolis of Tiabeth Valley of Kings, temple of queen Hatshbsut, Colossi of Memnon late

Afternoon transfer by a/c private bus to Hurghada arrive.

Day 12: Hurghada. Free on beach. Overnight in Hurghada.

Day 13: Hurghada. Free on beach. Late afternoon board on a/c pullman bus proceed to Cairo, arrive in Cairo. Meet & assist transfer to hotel. Overnight

Day 14 : Private two day trip to Sinai Mount of God. On the way to St. Catherine stop to visit Moses spring one of the stops of exodus. Proceed to Catherine.

Day 15: At dawn climb the mount of God where Moses received the
Ten Commandments / main stop of Exodus & enjoy the sun rise at the most holy spot. On the morning visit the Monastery itself , Basilica church Burning Bush and the place where Moses met his wife proceed by bus back to Cairo.

Day 16: Free day in Cairo. Overnight in Cairo.

Day 17: Transfer to Cairo airport for departure.

Notes:
Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Price Includes:
- 07 nights accommodation at hotel in Cairo on bed and breakfast basis
- 01 night on sleeper wagon trains on half board
- 01 night accommodation at hotel in Aswan on bed and breakfast basis
- 04 night on Nile cruise on full board
- 02 nights accommodation at hotel in Hurghada on bed and breakfast basis
- 01 night accommodation at St. Catherine guest house on half board basis
- Sightseeing excursions as mentioned in above program including
transportation by deluxe A/C coaches
- Entrance fees
- Qualified English speaking guide of good knowledge in Christian heritage
- All local taxes.

Price Excludes:
- Egypt entry Visa
- Tips
- Personal expenses
- Any items not mentioned above.


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