Coptic tour to Akhmim

1 day

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A guide will take you from your hotel in Luxor to start your Coptic tour to Akhmim, you will start your tour by visiting the Martyrs Monastery

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Itinerary Details

Visit: Abydos, Al Balyana El-Balyana, Sohag Egypt

The monastery is located on the eastern road between Akhmim and Nag Hammadi, about 15 km south of Akhmim .

It was formerly called the Monastery of Iron of Saints or Logius and Arsanyos and then named after the famous Roman martyr George. The church is located inside a high wall on a high hill where there is only the archaeological church and buildings for some Coptic families. The church is modeled after the churches of Akhmim from the 16th and 17th centuries. The monastery was called iron in relation to .. When digging the Farouqia canal adjacent to the monastery, the excavators put the iron marks where the excavation is adjacent to the wall of the monastery, resulting in digging the canal and demolishing the fence of the monastery and taking part of the area of the monastery. The signs moved to...
Visit: Abydos, Al Balyana El-Balyana, Sohag Egypt

The monastery is located on the eastern road between Akhmim and Nag Hammadi, about 15 km south of Akhmim .

It was formerly called the Monastery of Iron of Saints or Logius and Arsanyos and then named after the famous Roman martyr George. The church is located inside a high wall on a high hill where there is only the archaeological church and buildings for some Coptic families. The church is modeled after the churches of Akhmim from the 16th and 17th centuries. The monastery was called iron in relation to .. When digging the Farouqia canal adjacent to the monastery, the excavators put the iron marks where the excavation is adjacent to the wall of the monastery, resulting in digging the canal and demolishing the fence of the monastery and taking part of the area of the monastery. The signs moved to a place far from the fence and repeated and knew the excavators that moved the marks is St.George to preserve the monastery.

Then you will go to visit the Monastery of Saint Anba pesada

The monastery is located on the eastern road from Akhmim to Nag Hammadi and the monastery is 18 km south of Akhmim. The church is the only remaining building of the old monastery and the church that dates back to the age of Akhmim churches.

The monastery has some ancient manuscripts and icons that tell of the great glory from which the aroma of grace breathes in the blood of the martyrs. Also The monastery also speaks of the injustice and cruelty that Diocletian the tyrant dealt with the children of Christ. There are floral motifs indicating the beginning of the conversion from paganism to Christianity

In the room, the martyr Anba Bessada embodied the inner baptismal chamber , and beside the flesh is the body of the children of his sister Bakhom and Dhalosham

Our final step will be The Monastery of the Virgin Mary in Hawawish

Located 4 km east of the village of Hawawish, which is 12 km southeast of Akhmim .. The monastery is surrounded by a square wall .The monastery church is the main building of the monastery and dates back to the 16th and 17th centuries . The Holy Synod recognized monasticism in this monastery

After its reconstruction, the monastery contained a rare collection of saints’ bodies inside the old church

At the end of the trip you will transfer to your hotel in luxor

Duration: 1 day

Important Details

Included
  • Transfers to Sohag in a private car
  • Miniral water
  • Pick up and drop off
  • Coptic attractions mentioned in the program
  • Tour Guide
  • Lunch in a local restaurant
Not Included
  • Gratituties (optional)
Departure Point
Abydos, Al Balyana El-Balyana, Sohag Egypt
9:30 PM
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
Voucher Requirements

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Cancellation Policy

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