Tour to Wadi El Natroun Monastery From Cairo

Tour to Wadi El Natroun Monastery From Cairo

Cairo Trip to the monasteries of Wadi El Natroun Al-Baramus, Anba Bishoi, Abu Maqar, Deir El-Suryani. Book Private Tour to Wadi El Natroun Monastery From Cairo to explore the actual birthplace for Christian monasticism. Wander the only 4 survived of about 50 monasteries.

Tour to Wadi El Natroun Monastery From Cairo Itinerary

 

We will pick you up Cairo hotel then drive to Wadi El-Natrun; a valley located in Egypt Western Desert 100 km to the north west of Cairo. It was very important to the ancient Egyptian since it was where they extracted the Natrun salt. According to some accounts the Holy Family saw Wadi Al- Natrun and blessed it, they indeed visited the place during their flight in Egypt. At the 4th century; Anchorites inhabited caves around the valley and built monasteries before the Khalifa of Moslems gave Christian monks in Egypt the amnesty to practice their religion. Start your trip with Deir al-Baramus, the oldest of the existing monasteries. Then continue to Deir Anba Bishoi whose body is still in the monastery. Proceed your tour to Deir Abu Maqar, the richest monastery in Wadi El-Natrun and explore Deir El-Suryani, the smallest and most compact of the 4 monasteries before driving back to Cairo.


Tour Includes:

- Cairo Hotel pickup and drop off

- All trip transfers by modern van

- Entrance fees as per trip itinerary

- 01 bottle of mineral water

- Tourist guide of your language

- All trip taxes and service charge

 

Tour Excludes:

- Personal expenses

- Tipping kitty


Cairo Quick Facts:

- Cairo is the capital and largest city in Egypt, Africa and Middle East.

- Cairo covers area of 500 sq km & estimated population of 22 millions.

- Cairo time zone is GMT+2 and the city dialing code from abroad is +202.

- Cairo in Arabic is "Al Quahira" means "victorious" and "Masr" by Egyptians.

- Memphis is Cairo first step 3200 BC, officially founded 969 AD by Fatimid.

- Cairo is rich with Pharaonic, Byzantine, Roman and Islamic historic sites.

- Coptic Cairo, Khan Al Khalili & Tahrir Square are places to visit in Cairo.

- Djoser Step Pyramid in Saqqara is the first Egyptian pyramid 4650 years ago.

- Over 130 pyramids been discovered, it has been used as tombs for Pharaohs.

- Sakkara is an extensive burial ground built near the ancient city of Memphis.

- Giza Great Pyramid (Pyramid of Cheops) is the oldest & largest in Giza Plateau.

- Giza Greatest Pyramid of Khufu is the only surviving of ancient world wonders.

- Dashur, Memphis, Abusir and Abu Rawash are among Giza Pyramids known sites.

- All Egyptian Pyramids lie west of the Nile with chambers and passages inside.

- Giza Great Pyramid of Khufu has over 2,000,000 stone blocks (2 to 30) tons each.


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