The Journey of The Holy Family In Egypt
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Cairo - Delta - St. Catherine - Assiout - Minyeh - Wadi El Natrun
( 10 days- 9 nights )

Spiritual  pilgrimage trip following the same route the Holy Family made during their refuge in Egypt.  Full board from the breakfast of the 2nd day till the breakfast of the 10th day.


Day 1 Cairo

Arrival Cairo airport, transfer to your hotel. Overnight

Day 2Cairo

Visit the Pyramids and the Sphinx, it is not only about the Greatness of the site, but we will also feel the very deep of the religious spirit which has been dominant during this historical period. PM. We will step inside a church closely attached to the presence of the Holy Family in Egypt; The Virgin Mary Church of Maadi.

The Virgin mary church

The Virgin mary church

This visit will be followed by an important discovery in the Coptic Cairo: The San Sergio Church, where the Holy Family spent several months in its Crypt.  We will end our day by the visit of the synagogue, the most important to the Hebrew in the very same neighborhood. Back to Hotel & Overnight.

Day 3 Cairo - Delta - Cairo

Morning departure towards the Delta of the Nile, where we will live an important part of the sacred voyage of the Holy Family: Sakha and Tel Basta. En-route we will visit the Virgin Mary tree at Matareya. Overnight in Cairo.

Virgin Mary tree
Virgin Mary tree
Day 4 Cairo - St.Catherine

Departure to St. Catherine. En-route, stop in Suez for lunch in a local restaurant. Arrival at St. Catherine, dinner and overnight in hotel.

Day 5 St.Catherine - Cairo

Wake up by 02h:00 AM, tea & coffee followed by a departure to climb the Mount Moses (3 hours up & 2 hours down). Back to hotel for breakfast, and then visit the Monastery of St. Catherine. Back to Cairo. Lunch en-route, dinner and overnight in hotel.

Day 6 Cairo - Assiut - Minia

Morning departure towards Assyout(430 Km). Upon arrival visit 2 important Monasteries: El Moharrak & Deir Doronka. Lunch and back to Minyeh (150 Km). Dinner & overnight in Minyeh.

Deir Doronka
Deir Doronka
Day 7 Minia - Cairo

Minyeh has one of the highest concentration of Christian Coptic population in Egypt (approximately 50% of total population). Visit the Monastery of El Kommos. Overnight in Minyeh.

Monastery of El kommos
Monastery of El kommos
Day 8 Cairo

Back to Cairo by bus. In the afternoon, visit the egyptian museum. Overnight in hotel


Day 9 Cairo - Wadi El Natrun - Cairo

Over day dedicated to the visit of the Valley of Wadi El Natrun (110 Km from Cairo). Visit the Monasteries: Anba Bishoy, Suryani, Anba Maccar & El Baramos. Lunch in local restaurant and back to Cairo. Overnight.


Wadi El Natrun

Wadi El Natrun
Day 10 Cairo

Transfer to airport for final departure.



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