7 days and 6 nights: The Holy Family and Pyramids Vacation Package

7 days and 6 nights:

The Holy Family and Pyramids Vacation Package

As low as $1,799.00

Overview Itinerary

The journey of the Holy Family to Egypt plus fantastic tours to the Giza Pyramids and Egyptian Museum in Cairo.

This will include:

  • International Airfare
  • Airport transportations to hotels
  • Accommodation for 6 nights in a minimum 4 star hotel in Cairo with daily breakfast.
  • English-speaking tour guide during your tours in Egypt
  • Transportations to sightseeing

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival Cairo

  • Transportation to your hotel in Cairo.
  • Overnight in Cairo at your 4/5-star hotel.

 

Day 2: Pyramids and Cairo Sightseeing

  • Breakfast at your Hotel in Cairo
  • Tour guide will pick you up from hotel to visit the Great Pyramids of Cheops, Chafro and Mykerinus, famous Sphinx and Valley temple facing the great statue. - Visit Solar Boat Museum at Pyramids area is included. Visit Saqqara to see the step pyramids of king Zoser, have lunch in a restaurant overlooking the pyramids then drive back to your hotel or hang around to watch the famous Sound and Light Show at night in the Pyramids area (subject to schedule and availability).

Day 3: Tel Basta&Belbis

  • Breakfast at your Hotel in Cairo
  • Tour guide will pick you up to start the Holy Family Journey in Egypt.This will include the town of Babastis (It is now known as Tel- Basta, about 100 Kms north-east of Cairo, there Jesus gushed forth a spring of water to drink), then you will visit Belbeis(ancient Philippos). The Holy Family made their way north-eastwards to Belbeis at a distance of about 55 kms from Cairo. You will see where they rested in the shade of a tree, "The Virgin Mary's Tree'; you will also visit Saint George Church.
  • Lunch at Local restaurant and back to your hotel.

 

Day 4: Sakha &Samanoud

  • Breakfast at your Hotel in Cairo
  • Tour guide will pick you upto enjoy the trip to Sakha about 140 Km North of Cairo. You will visit Virgin Mary Church and you the foot print of Jesus Christ. After that you will visit Samanoud where the holy family crossed the River Nile to the city of Samanoud. There you will visit Saint Abanoub Chursh and the holy well where the holy family had drunk from.
  • Back to Cairo and overnight stay at your hotel.

 

 

Day 5: WadiNatroun

  • Breakfast at your Hotel in Cairo
  • Tour guide will pick you up to visit WadiNatroun,where the Holy Family crossed the western branch of the river Nile (Rosetta branch) to the south. According to tradition the Virgin Mary and her son the child Jesus Christ, hid in that valley during their trip to Egypt, and Jesus Christ blessed the four directions of the valley. Wadi Al- Natroun is considered one of the most famous valleys in Egypt and is considered the home of asceticism and worship, with four monasteries still existing today. You will visit Deir al-Baramus,which is the oldest of the surviving 4 monasteries,DeirAnbaBishoy, Abu Makar Monastery, and Deir El-Suryani.
  • Back to Cairo. Overnight stay in Cairo.

Day 6: the Hanging Church, St. Sergius Church, St. George Church and virgin Mary Church

  • Breakfast at your Hotel in Cairo
  • Tour guide will pick you up to visit Cairo churches, start by the Hanging Church and St. Sergius(it is most famous due to the belief that it was built on the site where Joseph, Mary and baby Jesus resided during their time in Egypt);you will see the Church of St. George as well as the Fortress of Babylon in Old Cairo, which the Holy Family passed by; you will then transfer to Mostorod/Maadi to see virgin Mary Church; visit the Holy well and Holly Mary tree at Matariya, a well-attested resting place of the Holy Family and a popular destination among medieval pilgrims.
  • Back to Cairo.Overnight stay in Cairo.

Day 7: Cairo - Fly Back Home

Breakfast at the hotel in Cairo - check out and then transfer to Cairo International Airport for final departure.

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