Egypt Travel Packages
/ Famous churches and monasteries of Cairo in two days
Centrally located Cairo and Giza hotels
After meeting your guide at the hotel, you will start your day tour with a visit to the famous churches in Old Coptic Cairo and the Coptic museum. Start your tour with the 1500 year old Hanging Church, where the nave is suspended from the old Babylon fortress; the Church of St. Barbara, the 4th century Church of Abu Serga (St. Sergius & Bacchus), known as the Cavern church . In this place Jesus the baby and Mary, the virgin spent 3 months escaping from King Herod. Then proceed to the monastery and church of St George. You will also enjoy seeing the oldest Jewish Synagogue in Cairo called Ben Ezra. Leave the area of Coptic Cairo and Move on to the Monastery of St. Simon (Simeon) the Tanner, dramatically situated in the Mokattam Mountain, on the outskirts of Cairo. St. Simon was a 10th century saint whose faith is said to have moved this mountain. Back to hotel and overnight in Cairo.
Enjoy an excursion to the Coptic Monasteries in the desert at Wadi El Natrun. It is located 60 miles away from Cairo.Notable among them is the Baramus Monastery, which was built at the site where Macarius the Great settled in 340 AD and is still inhabited by monks. You will learn about the history of monasticism in Egypt. Back to Cairo.
Price quotes are in US dollars per person per trip and are valid until April 30th, 2020. Please inquire for pricing over Christmas, New Year’s, and Easter holidays.
Reservations should be made as early as possible to book the desired holiday. Space on a given tour will be secured upon receipt a deposit of 25% of the full price. This payment will be 50% during the Christmas and New Year holidays and on packages including airfare. This deposit counts as part of your final payment. Deposits can be made by bank wire transfer or sent via Western Union or paid using a credit card (Visa or MasterCard). Payment should be received within 7 days of booking.
Up to 2 years: FREE
Age from 2 and below 6 years: 25% of adult price
Age from 6 up to 11 years: 50% of adult price
Ages 12 and up: adult price.
Children policy is applied to children who share rooms with their parents (Maximum 1 Child sharing parent's room).
If your tour includes airfare, additional charges for your children may apply.
October 20, 2020 - December 31, 2021
Room 1 (you have to book at least one adult)
*adult= 12 years old or more
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