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The Holy Family Journey to Egypt

The Holy Family Journey to Egypt

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 14 - 15 day(s)
Group Size: 3 - 99 people
Destination(s): Egypt  
Specialty Categories: Biblical Tours  
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: No
Minimum Per Person Price: 750 Euro (EUR)
Maximum Per Person Price: 850 Euro (EUR)

Note: Groups of minimum 3 people only!

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1: Meet and Assist at Cairo International Airport. Transfer to the hotel and check in.

Day 2: Full day Sightseeing Tour Visiting Giza Pyramids and Sphinx, then drive to visit the Egyptian Museum and Mohamed Ali Citadel. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 3: Early Morning Drive to Rafah (1 st point), where Holy Family had started in the Holy Journey to Egypt, then proceeding to El Zaranik (also Knows as Flossiat, 37 km west of el Arish), visiting the Ruins of Flossiat church. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 4: Continuing our journey to Farama (Mid Way between El Arish and Port Said), visiting the Roma Coptic Ruins and Ancient Monuments, then proceeding to Tel Basta (the Main Town in Sharkia Governorate), visiting the Ruins of the Pharaonic Monuments and Jesus Well, then continuing to Mostorod (which was called in those days Al Mahamma), visting the Viragin Mary's Church and the Holy Family's Spring.

Day 5: Early Drive to Belbeis. Visit the Virgin Mary's Church and the Tree, Passing by Meniet Samanoud (Know as Meniet Genah), then cross the Nile afterwards to Samanoud (also Know as jemenouty). Visit the El Shaheed (Martyr) Abanoub Church, Virgin Mary's Trough and Christ's Water wheel, then back to Cairo. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 6: Driving to Sakha (in the district of burullus lake, in the present day kafr el sheikh governorate). Visit the virgin Mary's Church, then cross the Rosetta Nile Bbranch afterwards to the Western Delta and head south into wadi El Natroun (was called El Asquet). Visit the Monasteries of Chapel, Anba beshnoy, El Sorian, Abu Makar and Al Baramous, then back to Cairo. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 7: Early Drive to Ein Shams, which was a Home to a Large Jewish Community, visiting the Ruins of the Ancient Monuments, then Proceeding to Mataryia, where we will visit Sain Mary's Tree and the Christ s Spring, proceeding to Zeitoun, visiting the Virgin Mary's Church then Continuing to Central Cairo, the Church of St. Mark in Ebakia and the Church of Virgin Mary in zuweil Alley. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 8: Driving to Old Cairo, Visiting there the Churches of Abu Sifen, Al Moalaka, Abu Serga, St, Barbara, St. George (in the Palace of Wax Workers, the Vigins Church, identified by its Alternative Name of Asreit Al Rihan or Basil Pot), Al Malak Al Quibli and all oher Churches Existed, then proceeding to Maadi, which was Outlying part of Memphis the Capial of Egypt in the Earliest Pharaonic times, visiting there Virgin Mary s Church (Al Adaweya or Church of Ferry). Overnight at Hotel.

Day 9: Crossing the Nile Towards Southern Egypt to Deir El Garnos (10 km West of Ashnein Al Nassra, near to Maghagha City). Visiting Al Garnos Monastery and the holy Family's Well, then passing by Abia Issous (Nowadays Sanfada City, East of Bahnasa City) and Samalout City. Crossing the Nile Towards the Eastern Bank to Gabal El Tair or Gabal El Kaf (East of Samalout and South of Meadyat Beni Khaled. Visiting the Virgin Mary s Monasery. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 10: Drivinng South to Nazlet Al Abed. Visiting Abed Tree (the Worshipper's Tree), proceeding to El Barsha, visiting El Barsha Monastery, then crossing the Nile to Ashmonien (Hermopolis Magna in the Greek Period), visiting the Roman Ruins. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 11: Driving to Dairout Al Sharif (Philes), Visiting Mary's Monastery and Mary's Tree. Passing by Qussquam(qosqossia) and Meir (Meira only 7 km West O Qost qosisia). Proceeding after wards to Mount Qussquam (327 K.M frome Cairo, in Assuit Governoratre). Visiting the Ancient Fort and Virgin Mary's Church in Al Moharraq Monasery, then proceeding more South to Gabal Dronka (8 km South West of Assiut City). Visiting the Virgin Mary's Monastery.

Day 12: Driving to Luxor, arriving Luxor. Check in. Full Day Sightseeing in the west Bank, visiting the Valley of the Kings, the Valley of the Queens, El Deir Bahari Temple (Hatschepsut Temple) and Memnon Colossus. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 13: Full Day Sightseeing Tour in the East Bank. Visiting Karnak and Luxor Temple, the Rest of the Day Free for Leisure. Overnight Train to Cairo.

Day 14: Arrive Cairo and transfer to Hotel. Free Day.

Day 15: Transfer to Cairo Airport for Final Departure.

Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Price Includes:
- Transfers
- Accommodation
- Sightseeing
- Guidance
- Entrance Fees
- Daily Breakfast.

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