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“From Egypt I called My Son”

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1 April - 30 September

8 Days / 7 Nights

USD 1400 / Person

Overview

“Arise, and take the young child and his mother, and flee into Egypt”

Matthew 2:13

The arrival of Jesus Christ and the Holy Family is an important event that took place in Egypt. Follow the footsteps of the holy family throughout Egypt. Visit the holy places where the family rested and took shelter fleeing from their roman persecutors.

During this trip you will discover the ancient monasteries that were built in the exact same spot where Jesus laid his feet and took his first steps. A spiritual experience and a great opportunity to follow one of the most remarkable journeys of our time.


Accommodation

* All prices are per person

Standard Rooms

This spacious, air-conditioned room has a seating area with a satellite TV and a balcony. Each has a private bathroom with bathrobes, slippers, and free toiletries.

Facilities

Pyramids Park Resort Cairo is set in 25 acres of gardens, just 5 minutes drive from the Pyramids. It has a 1750 square metre pool and all its rooms have balconies. The resort offers free WiFi in the rooms and all public areas.

Rooms are offering a view of the landscape gardens and Pyramids area. It includes a furnished balcony and Southern Mediterranean décor that compliments a room featuring 1 king bed and twin beds.

itinerary

Arrival - Welcome to Egypt!

Arrival in Cairo, our representative will be waiting for you at the airport holding a sign with your name on it. He will escort you to the our car to drive you to your hotel.

Accommodation: Hotel


Egyptian Musuem, Pyramids of Giza, Memphis and Sakkara

Our first stop will be at the Egyptian Museum, This enormous reddish-bricked Neoclassical building on the banks of the Nile is home to the world's greatest collection of Ancient Egyptian antiquities. Statues, paintings, reliefs and the glittering treasures found in the funerary complexes of the Pharaohs are amongst the museum's extensive collection. 

Then we proceed to the complex Sakkara, where the first stone pyramid was ever built, by King Djoser, around 2700 BC. Followed by visiting the Giza plateau, home to the pyramids of kings Cheops, Chephren, Mykerinos, and the sphinx, dated back around 2580 – 2560 BC.

Accommodation: Hotel
Meals: Breakfast


Wadi El Natroun, St. Macarius, Anba Bishoy, Our Lady of Baramus Monastaries

We start our tour by traveling to the Monastery of Wadi el Natroun located at 110 Km north west of Cairo. It is believed to have special significance to the Holy Family. As the Holy Family traveled west on their journey, it is said they have passed by Wadi el-Natrun and blessed the place.

During our visit we will get the chance to see the monastery complex of St. Macarius, Anba Bishoy, our lady Baramus and Syrian monasteries.

Accommodation: Hotel
Meals: Breakfast


Churches of Cairo

A full Day tour tracking the trip of the holy family within the city of Cairo. We start by visiting the site of the holy tree, where Mary and the child took shelter, the "Church of Mary" has been erected around the tree for its significance.

Then we will processed to the heart of historic Cairo, to visit the church of Saint Mary (Church of the Virgin of Relief), then visiting “The Saint Virgin Mary's Coptic Orthodox Church“ also known as the hanging church as it was built on top of a roman fort, it is believed the church was built in the same place where the holy family took shelter for months, before they continued their trip to upper Egypt.
We will end the tour by visiting the church of “Virgin Mary of Maadi” on the bank of the river Nile. The church was built at the very same spot where the holy family crossed the Nile to processed with their trip to upper Egypt.

Accommodation: Hotel
Meals: Breakfast


Coptic Museum

Full day tour to the Coptic museum. The Coptic Museum is a museum in Coptic Cairo. It contains the largest collection of Egyptian Christian artifacts in the world. It was founded by Marcus Samika in 1908 to house Coptic antiquities. The museum traces the history of Egypt from its beginnings to the present day.

Accommodation: Hotel
Meals: Breakfast


Free at leisure

Free at leisure, for shopping and other activities.

Optional tours are available upon request.

Accommodation: at Hotel
Meals: Breakfast


St. Paul and St. Anthony Monasteries

Egypt is the birthplace of Monasticism, today we will be visiting the monastery of St. Anthony in the city of "Ras Gharib", and the Monastery of St. Paul in the city of "Zaafarana" around 233 km south east of Cairo.

Both monasteries are among the most important ones in Egypt, and they are among the oldest monasteries that date back to the Byzantine era.

Accommodation: Hotel
Meals: Breakfast


Farewell !

The last day of your trip in Egypt. According to your travel schedule, our representative will pick you up from your hotel and drive you to the airport for your flight back home.


Optional Tours

Khan el Khalili Bazaar + Lunch

Located in the heart of Islamic Cairo, near the Medieval walled city of the Saladin Citadel, the Khan el-Khalili market was built on the old burial site of the Fatimid Caliphs, who founded Cairo in the 10th century. Trading in the souk dates from the 14th century, but its elaborately-carved monumental gates and grid-like alleyways were constructed in the 16th century under Egypt's last powerful Mamluk ruler.

75 USD

Adult Price

35 USD

Child Price

Alexandria - Full day trip

Enjoy a full day trip to Alexandria, the most important coastal city and second largest city in Egypt. Alexandria is home to many sites and monuments from the greco-roman period. It is also the seat of the Orthodox church in Egypt. During the visit you will get a chance to see the Roman amphitheater, Pompeii Pillar, the catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa, St. Mark's cathedral and the library of Alexandria. The trip is by car.

120 USD

Adult Price

70 USD

Child Price

Breakfast with the pharaohs

Visiting the pyramids? A good experience for sure, but we would like you to have a real taste of, will take to “9 pyramids” restaurant to have oriental breakfast with a breathtaking panorama for the 3 Pyramids of Giza along with their satellite little pyramids of their queens, after breaks we will a personal visit to our breakfast hosts, for a two hours private guided tours the pyramids

Sound and Light Show

Been to Giza Plateau, saw the pyramids and the Sphinx? Now we are proposing you another visit, but in more Dramatic and theatrical form, you will enjoy an hour of narrated show accompanied buy Sound , light and laser projections on the surface of the 3 pyramids and the Sphinx

62 USD

Adult Price

62 USD

Child Price

Nile Dinner Cruise

Had a ride in a felucca in the Nile? if yes, we offer the Nile again, but I more exquisite way, 2 hours Cruising in the Nile, with variety of Egyptian and International dishes, accompanied with Folkloric Egyptian show and a belly dancer

76 USD

Adult Price

76 USD

Child Price

Inclusions

All transfers from and to the Airport.

All excursions and tours mentioned in the itinerary.

English speaking guide throughout the entire trip.

Accommodation 7 nights in Cairo.

Entrance fees to all sites mentioned in the itinerary.

Exclusions

International flight fare to and from Egypt.

Beverages, dry cleaning, or any other services with personal nature.

Any other services not mentioned in the program.

Tips and gratuity.

Important Notes

Rates are based on standard rooms – double occupancy on Bed and breakfast basis. Single occupancy rooms will incur extra charge.

This offer is for individual travelers up to 4 PAX. For group rates please contact us directly.

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