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Day Trip to Wadi El Natron

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Duration

9.5 hours

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Tour Type

Daily Tour

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Group Size

10 people

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Overview

Duration: 9 hours & 30 minutes

Breakfast & Lunch included

Join us on our day trip to Wadi el Natron, where we will visit a number of Coptic monasteries where thousands of Christians escaped from Roman persecution in the 4th century. This valley used to have around 60 compounds, of which only 4 remain, with impressive monastery buildings.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Visit 4 historical monasteries in one of Egypt's historical cities!

Itinerary

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7:30 - Meeting Point

We will meet 7:30 a.m. at Global Orient Tours HQ. Our bus will depart at 8:00 a.m. to Wady el Natrun, where we will begin with our first visit to the Monastery of the Primus. We will have breakfast on the way to the site.

10:00 - Monastery of the Primus

We will arrive at our first destination, the Monastery of the Primus. Here, we will stay for an hour before taking the bus to our next stop - the Monastery of Anba Bishoy.

11:30 - Monastery of Anba Bishoy

We will arrive at our second destination, the Monastery of the Anba Bishoy. Here, we will stay for an hour before taking the bus to our next stop - the Monastery of Surian.

13:00 - Monastery of Surian

We will arrive at our third destination, the Monastery of Surian. Here, we will stay for an hour before taking the bus to our next stop - the Monastery of Anba Mkare.

On our way, we will have lunch at one of the churches.

15:00 - Monastery of Anba Mkare

We will arrive at our fourth and final destination, the Monastery of Anba Mkare. Here, we will stay for two hours. We will take our final bus back to Cairo at 17:00.

17:00 - Back to Cairo

Thank you for joining us on our day trip to Wadi el Natrun!

Included/Exclude

  • Transfer from Cairo to Wadi el Natrun & back to Cairo
  • Breakfast & Lunch
  • One soft drink & bottle of water during the trip
  • Personal expenses
  • Tipping

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