Private Guided Day Tour to the Monastery of Saint Anthony and the Monastery of Saint Paul from Cairo

12 hr

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Day Trip

Group Tour

visiting the monastery of the first monk in history,
the Monastery of Saint Anthony and the monastery of the first hermit in history, the Monastery of Saint Paul, with all their ancient churches,
buildings and the rock cut church.
your private Egyptologist tour guide and
private modern a/c van
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Itinerary Details

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Stop At: St. Anthony's Monastery (Deir Mar Antonios), Red Sea Mountains Egypt

Both Monasteries visited on this tour date back to the fourth century and they are considered of the earliest inhabited monasteries of the world. They belong to the Coptic Orthodox Church which is a member of the Oriental Orthodox Churches. Saint Anthony was the first Christian monk in history and Saint Paul was the first hermit.

Both monasteries represent Christian institutions that contributed a great deal to the Christian theology and monastic life. The monasteries are located about 3-4 hours' drive from Cairo. You can also visit the cave of Saint Anthony. Lunch is included in this tour. Your tour includes private qualified Egyptologist, private modern a/c van with Wi-Fi on board, Bottled water and beverages.

Duration: 12 hours

Important Details

Included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Bottled water
  • Unique Experience
  • Private tour
  • Entrance fees
  • Lunch
  • Fuel surcharge
  • Local taxes
  • Transport by private vehicle with free WiFi
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Qualified Egyptologist guide
  • Entry/Admission - St. Anthony's Monastery (Deir Mar Antonios)
Not Included
  • Gratuities
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
any Hotel

7:00 AM
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • A dress code is required to enter places of worship and selected museums. No shorts or sleeveless tops allowed. Knees and shoulders MUST be covered for both men and women. You may risk refused entry if you fail to comply with these dress requirements
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Voucher Requirements

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.