2 Nights / 3 Days Coptic tour in (Luxor – Naqada – Esna) Monastries

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In the deserts of far and wide Egypt, Coptic monasteries stand witness to the historical periods and periods that Egypt has gone through since Christianity entered it until now, where the first appearance of the idea of monasticism and the construction of monasteries in the late third century AD

The idea of monasticism is to leave the Christian family and community in which they live, heading to a desert, to live in a united, and...
In the deserts of far and wide Egypt, Coptic monasteries stand witness to the historical periods and periods that Egypt has gone through since Christianity entered it until now, where the first appearance of the idea of monasticism and the construction of monasteries in the late third century AD

The idea of monasticism is to leave the Christian family and community in which they live, heading to a desert, to live in a united, and then developed the idea to create a place to bring together those who mean monasticism in what was then known monasteries

Egypt has embraced hundreds of monasteries since the third century AD

No governorate was devoid of a monastery famous for it and was a destination for religious tourism in Egypt, as they are all under the political responsibility of the Ministry of Antiquities

The monasteries are divided into two parts, one full monasteries, the monastic life is still in force today, and the other is not full
2 Nights / 3 Days Coptic tour in (Luxor – Naqada – Esna) Monastries photo 1 2 Nights / 3 Days Coptic tour in (Luxor – Naqada – Esna) Monastries photo 2

Itinerary Details

Visit: Luxor Temple, Luxor 23512 Egypt

day 1visiting (Monastery of Saint Pachomius -St. Tawdros (El Mohareb’s) Monastery-The Monastery of the Saints
Our representative will pick up you from your hotel in Cairo on the evening by the car to go to bus station to travel to Luxor and Upon arrival in the morning our representative will be waiting for you to go to your hotel for accommodation
After having breakfast you will start your trip in luxor visiting Monastery of Saint Pachomius
which is one of the main monasteries built by St. Anba Pachomius ”father of the company”
Next step in St.Tawdros (El Mohareb’s) Monastery
which is located behind the city of Habo in the Western desert and about 1 km west of them and up between them Paved beater for the movement of all vehicles
Take a short break for lunch
Your next step will be The Monastery of...
Visit: Luxor Temple, Luxor 23512 Egypt

day 1visiting (Monastery of Saint Pachomius -St. Tawdros (El Mohareb’s) Monastery-The Monastery of the Saints
Our representative will pick up you from your hotel in Cairo on the evening by the car to go to bus station to travel to Luxor and Upon arrival in the morning our representative will be waiting for you to go to your hotel for accommodation
After having breakfast you will start your trip in luxor visiting Monastery of Saint Pachomius
which is one of the main monasteries built by St. Anba Pachomius ”father of the company”
Next step in St.Tawdros (El Mohareb’s) Monastery
which is located behind the city of Habo in the Western desert and about 1 km west of them and up between them Paved beater for the movement of all vehicles
Take a short break for lunch
Your next step will be The Monastery of the Saints
which is called by this name because there is more than one saint in it
At the end of the day you will transfer to your hotel for dinner and overnight

day 2(Monastery of the Holy Martyrs -be The church of Saint Mother Dolagy and her four sons-The shrine of the three peasants Martyrs of" Soures, Antiochion and Mashhoury"-Monastery of St. Matthews Fakhoury-Shrine of Paul and Peter-
day2: the guide will take you by air-conditioned car to go to Esna to visit
Monastery of the Holy Martyrs which is considered one of the important monasteries existing in the city of Esna
You will take a short break for lunch in local restaurant
then visit The shrine of the three peasants Martyrs of” Soures, Antiochion and Mashhoury”
On one of the streets of the city, a dome with a small wooden cross stops us as telling us about the story of our ancestors’ tournaments in Esna
then visit Monastery of St. Matthews Fakhoury:
which is named after St. Matthew the solitary,
then visit Shrine of Paul and Peter:
From the center of the city market, which is crowded with sellers and vegetable carts
Enjoy watching the church and its decoration
After that, the guide will take you back to your hotel in luxor to have dinner overnight in your hotel

day 3(The Cross and St. Shenouda”-Monastery of St. George (also Deir al-Magma’), west of Naqada-The Monastery of Saint Victor ” Mari Buqtur “-The Monastery of the Holy Archangel Mickhael -The monastery of St . Anba Andras ( Abou El Leif)‏-The monastery of St Pisentius-: Monastery of the great martyr Abu Sefen)
day3:In the morning ,you will check out from your hotel in Luxor and take your luggage with you
Then you will visit the monasteries of Naqada with your guide and start with a visit to the monastery of “The Cross and St. Shenouda”
The value of this monastery is very great, as some accounts have stated
then visit Monastery of St. George (also Deir al-Magma’),
It was called the Monastery of the “complex “where it is said to have been a storehouse for the other monasteries.
then visit The Monastery of Saint Victor ” Mari Buqtur “
The next significant monastery, located on a hill above the nature of the region
Your next step will be The Monastery of the Holy Archangel Mickhael which is consists of a small entrance hall from the middle of the western wall entering the main church.
You will take a short break for lunch in a local restaurant
Your next step The monastery of St . Anba Andras ( Abou El Leif)‏
The Monastery of Saint Abou El Leif which is located in the middle of the ring wall.
then visit The monastery of St Pisentius The monastery church was built in the seventh or eighth century AD
Final step : Monastery of the great martyr Abu Sefen is located 10 km
By finishing your tour , you will be transferred back to cairo

Duration: 3 days

Important Details

Included
  • Transfers in a private car
  • Breakfast / Lunch - Dinner
  • Tour guide
  • Bus tickets from Cairo to Luxor and back
  • Staying in a hotel in luxor for 2 nights 3 days
  • All taxesAll taxes
Not Included
  • tipping (optional)
Departure Point
Luxor Temple, Luxor 23512 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
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