Duration: 6 days
August 4, 2011
Our sample itinerary of 12 days
August 4, 2011

Our sample itinerary of 8 days

The Holy Family Trip In Egypt:

Our sample itinerary of 8 days
Covers Alexandria, the Nile Delta and the Nile Valley.

Day 1:  Cairo
Arrival at Cairo International Airport where you will be greeted by Abraam Tours representatives and escorted to a fine hotel for the first overnight stay..
Day 2: Bilbeis, Tel Basta, Alexandria
After breakfast we head to Alexandria, the former intellectual center of early Christianity.. We drive through the Nile Delta and visit Bilbis & Tel Basta in Zagazig and continue to Samanoud. Arrival at Alexandria in the late afternoon. Overnight at the hotel. (B + L)

Day 3: Alexandria
A morning tour takes us to the Catacomb of Kom EL Shougafa, the Citadel of Qait Bay and the Alexandria Library. Overnight in Alexandria. (B + L)
Day 4: Wadi Natrun – Cairo
We drive back to Cairo. On our way we stop in Wadi Natroun and visit the monasteries of EL Baramose, Anba Bishoy, El Sorian & Abu Makar. After lunch we continue to Cairo for overnight. (B + L)

Day 5: Minya – Assiut
Today we drive south. But first we visit the Coptic Quarter in cairo and the church in Maadi. We continue to the Monastery of Virgin Mary at Gabal El Tair. In the late afternoon we arrive in Assiut and stay for overnight in Drounka Monastery. (B + L)

Day 6: Assiut – Tell Armana – Minya
We visit the Monasteries of El Mouhharaq & Drounka in Assiut and head back to Minya visiting Tell Armana and a church built into the mountain in Sawada near Minya.. Overnight in Minya. (B + L)

Day 7: Minya – Beni Hassan – Cairo
Today we visit Beni Hassan on our way back to Cairo. Overnight in Cairo. (B + L)

Day 8: Cairo
Optional visit of the Egyptian Museum, the Pyramids (B) . Transfer to the Airport .

 

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