Monasteries of El-Natrun valley from Cairo

■ General briefing

-  Enjoy a Private, comfortable, worry-free round trip and guided day tour with an experienced tour guide.

- Pick-up and drop-off from/to your accommodation inside Cairo or Giza.

- Coordinated start time.

- Private tour and Private transportation.

- Private experienced tour guide.

- Duration (6-8 hours)

▪ Day tour description:

- Meet the tour guide at your hotel inside Cairo or Giza for pick-up. Enjoy a Cultural tour for the oldest Monasteries ever found in Egypt during a trip away from Cairo, breath the fresh air of the desert, watch the Egyptian monastic life.

- Start the trip to El-Natrun Valley (125Km ~ 90Minutes from Cairo) it is the first area in Egypt had a Monastery built inside it by the arrival of St. Macarius the great  in 330AD. Followed by alot of Monks who created the Monastic life in Egypt.

- Visit El-Baramos Monastery aslo called the Virgin Mary Monastery, the oldest Monastery in the Valley and the original place of St. Macarius the great. There is also two churches returns back to the 6th and the 9th Centuries.

- Visit St. Bishoy Monastery. St. Bishoy is the disciple of st. Macarius the great, choosen by an angel appeared to his mother to have Bishoy be a Monk. Inside this Monastery there is the biggest defensive tower ever found in a Monastery.

- AT the end of the day tour, we drive back to your hotel for drop-off.

Inclusions:

- The visits mentioned above

- Hotel Pick-up & drop-off

- Private tour and A/C Vehicle

- Private Professional tour guide 

- All taxes and Parking fees 

- Bottled water

Exclusions:

- Tipping

Pricing

One Person, 180 USD

(2 - 6) Persons, 100 USD / Person

(7 - 25) Persons, 90 USD / Person

■ Ads-ons (extra optionals)

Camel ride 30 min (outside) of Giza Plateau 20 USD / Person 

ATV ride (60 min around outside of Giza) 30 USD / Person 

Cairo Airport Pick-up or drop-off 25 USD / transfer

Long Range pick-up (New Cairo Hotels, October City Hotels and Cairo Airport Hotels) 20 USD for pick-up and drop-off.

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