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Holy Family Program


Cairo /Sakha /wadi el natroun/Minih /Assiout St.Catherin /Nwuibaa

12 days /11 nights

Day 1 Cairo
Arrive at Cairo international airport. Meet and assist with immigration and customs formalities and transfer to hotel for check in and overnight.

Day 2 Cairo
08.00a.m. breakfast at hotel. Start tour to visit Giza plateau to discover the world famous pyramids of Cheops, Chephren, Mycrenos and Sphinx. Continue tour to visit one of the most important museums in the world – the Egyptian museum,which contains the largest and finest collection of pharaohs antiquities in the world such as the collection of king Tut Ankh Amon. Lunch en route at alocal restaurant. Drive back to hotel. Overnight.

Day 3 Mostorod
08:00 a.m. after breakfast, start tour to visit the Church of holy Virgin at Mostorod(a district lies north of Cairo in Qaliobia ). Then continue tour to visiting the ancient ruins of the city of Tal Basta, which was built for the Cat Godess Bastet “believed to be destroyed by a miracle of the Virgin and her Divine Son upon their visit the city. Drive back to Cairo. Overnight.

Day 4 Cairo Mataria
08:00a.m. after breakfast, start tour to visit the holy tree of Virgin Mary in EL Mataria. Continue tour visiting the holy Church of Virgin Mary at Zeitoun. Then visit the holy Church of Haret Zweila. Drive back to the hotel. Overnight.

Day 5 Cairo /Sakha /Wadi EL Natroun
08:00 a.m. after breakfast, start tour to visit the holy Church of Sakha on the west bank of the Nile. Drive to Wadi EL Natroun to visit its Monasteries.

Drive back to Cairo. Overnight.

Day 6 Cairo
After breakfast start tour to visit the Hanging Church of Virgin Mary in old Cairo,the holy Church of St. Sergius (Abu Serga), where the holy family sheltered under its crypt and the Synagogue of Ben Ezra.
Drive southwards to Maadi to visit the Church of Virgin Mary, where the Holy Book has been found on the bank of the Nile facing the Church.

Drive back to the hotel. Overnight.

Day 7 Bahnasa –Minih
07:00a.m. after breakfast drive to El Bahnasa city to visit its Monastery. Continue visit the old Monastery of Gabel EL Tayer (Mount of Birds).
Drive to Assiout - Overnight.

Day 8 Assiout
After breakfast check out touring to visit The burn Monastery the place where holy family stay there and transfer back to Cairo .

Day 9 Cairo/St.Catherine 

Early morning breakfast-transfer to St.Catherine city it takes 6 hours driving (480 km from Cairo) – during our trip we will visit Suez Canal –than stop at Muses eyes (muses well) to visit the place –than reach to Firan valley stop there to visit Nin `s church –after that we will entry to the St. Catherine city – arrives and check in the hotel – dinner and overnight.

Day 10 St. Catherine –Nwuibaa

Weak up early morning at 01 h 00 to climb a mountain of St.Catherin –have hot drinks coffee –tea –and join us to watch the sun rise – it takes 3 hours walking to reach the top of the mountain –and back to visit Monastery of St. Catherine –back to the hotel – breakfast and check out .

Transfer to Nwuiba it takes 2 hours driving 160 km from St.Catherine – arrives and check in the hotel on the Red sea – free day on the Red Sea – lunch –dinner – overnight.

Day 11 Nwuiba –Cairo

Breakfast – check out and transfer back to Cairo

Day 12 Cairo

Breakfast – final departure  


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