The Holy Family route in Egypt
Follow the steps of the holy family in Egypt start your tour with a visit to Giza Pyramids , the great sphinx, Memphis and Saqqara. Move to Tel Basta and Belbis to visit the famous churches . Head to Sakha to visit Famous Virgin Mary Church. explore Al-Baramus Monastery,Anba Makar Monastery, Anba Bishoi Monastery,El-Suryan Monaster in wadi El natrun. visit the hanging Church ,Abu Serga Church and St. George Church in Cairo. the church of Holy Virgin Mary in Minya. End your Trip with a relaxation tour on board your Nile cruise from Luxor to Aswan.
- Meet & assist upon arrival with flowers / departure. Free sim card during your tours
- Free bottle of mineral water during Daily tours
- Egyptologist English guide during tours.
- Transfers by a private air-conditioned vehicle as per program.
- 7 nights accommodation in Cairo including bed and breakfast.
- 1 night Accommodation in Minya including bed and breakfast.
- 1 night Accommodation in Luxor including bed and breakfast.
- 4 nights Accommodation on a 5 star cruise on full board.
- 1 night Accommodation on sleeper train for on half board basis.
- Entrance fee for all sightseeing mentioned in the programs
- International and domestic Airfare.
- Optional Mentioned in the itinerary
- Egypt Entry Visa .
- Any tours , items or services not mentioned in the program.
Day 1: Arrival
Meet and assist at Cairo international airport. transfer to your hotel by A/C car. Overnight at your hotel in Cairo .( no meals )
Day 2: pyramids and the great sphinx , Memphis and Saqqara
Breakfast. Start your tour visiting pyramids and the great sphinx , continue to Memphis and Saqqara. Transfer to your hotel. Overnight at your hotel in Cairo. ( Breakfast)
Day 3: Tel Basta & Belbis
transfer to ( Tel Basta ) , visit The Holy well which supposedly sprang from the earth upon the arrival of the Holy Family, then visit Belbeis . Where The holy family rested in the shade of a tree that known as (The Virgin Mary's Tree) . Visit Saint George Church, then transfer back to Cairo. Overnight at your hotel in Cairo. ( Breakfast)
Day 4: Tour to Sakha& Samanoud
After breakfast transfer to Sakha about 140 Km North of Cairo. Visit Famous Virgin Mary Church. Explore the foot print of Jesus . Then move to Samanoud where the holy family crossed the Nile to Samanoud City inside the Delta . visit Saint Abanoub Chursh. There is also, a holy well where the holy family had drunk from it. then transfer back to Cairo. Overnight at your hotel in Cairo. ( Breakfast)
Day 5 : Wadi Natroun Tour
After Breakfast transfer to Wadi El-Natrun .explore Al-Baramus Monastery, it is the one of the oldest monasteries in the area, then move towards Anba Makar Monastery, proceed to Anba Bishoi Monastery, end your tour with a visit to El-Suryan Monastery. then transfer back to Cairo. Overnight at your hotel in Cairo. ( Breakfast)
Day 6 : Cairo Churches
After breakfast move to visit the hanging Church and explore Abu Serga Church , then Visit St. George Church and explore the Fortress of Babylon in Old Cairo. then transfer to Mostorod where you will see the virgin Mary Church and prepare yourself to visit the Holy well and Famous Holy Marry tree at Matariya . then transfer back to Cairo. Overnight at your hotel in Cairo. ( Breakfast)
Day 7: Cairo to Minya
Breakfast at your hotel, and Transfer to Maadi where The Holy Family moved to the south in a boat via the River Nile where there is the church of Holy Virgin Mary. Where you can explore the book this may be a sign that the Holy Family had passed by that place. transfer south to EL Minya, where you will explore a wonderful church at Gabal Al Teir in Minya. Transfer back to your hotel and Overnight in Minya. ( Breakfast)
Day 8 : Minya – Dandara tour – Luxor
Breakfast at your hotel in Minya , move to visit The White Monastery, Also you will visit Al Muharraq Monastery in Assiut that is known as ( the Monastery of the Holy Virgin at Al Qusiya ). End of Holy family route Tours , continue your way to Luxor City, through your way , you will visit Dendera Temple in. Transfer to your hotel in Luxor and Overnight stay in Luxor. ( Breakfast)
Day 9: Luxor Nile Cruise Excursions
After Breakfast transfer to your nile cruise,Check in your Nile Cruise before lunch, Lunch will be served on board, enjoy a special excursion to the East Bank, Karnak and Luxor Temples, Dinner on board your Cruise, Overnight in Luxor . ( Breakfast, Lunch , Dinner)
Day 10 : Luxor Nile Cruise Excursions
After breakfast move to the West Bank, visit Valley of the Kings, head towards the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut , continue Sailing to Edfu via Esna, Lunch will be served on board, while sailing During Cross Esna Lock, Dinner on board your cruise, Overnight in Edfu. ( Breakfast, Lunch , Dinner)
Day 11 : Edfu and Kom Ombo Temples
After breakfast move to visit edfu temple, Lunch will be served on board, next sail to Kom Ombo, Enjoy Tea Time while Sailing, Visit Kom Ombo temple , Sail to Aswan, Dinner on board, overnight in Aswan. ( Breakfast, Lunch , Dinner)
Day 12 : Aswan Nile Cruise Tour
breakfast on board, then move to visit the High Dam, unfinished Obelisk, Philae Temple, Lunch will be served on board, Afternoon tea, then enjoy Dinner on board, overnight in Aswan. ( Breakfast, Lunch , Dinner)
Day 13 : Aswan – Cairo
After breakfast disembarkation from your Nile Cruise. ( Optional tour to Abu Simbel Temples ).Move to Aswan Railway Station, take your sleeping Train to Cairo . Overnight on board your sleeping train .( Breakfast, Lunch , Dinner)
Day 14 Cairo Arrival
Arrive Giza train station transfer to your hotel for Check in free Day at your lesuire. Overnight at your hotel in Cairo.(breakfast)
Day 15 Check Out & Departure
Check out after breakfast then transfer to cairoAirport to catch your international flight. ( Breakifast)