Tour to Wadi El Natroun Monastery from Cairo

8 hr


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Day Trip

Group Tour

Drive to Wadi El-Natrun, the birthplace for Christian monasticism. Visit the 4 surviving monasteries of the 50 that once existed here. Begin your trip with the oldest and most isolated monastery, Deir al-Baramus, and learn of the Desert Fathers of Christian monasticism.

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Itinerary Details

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Pass By: Wadi Natrun, Cairo Egypt

Drive by a modern air-conditioned vehicle to Wadi El-Natrun, the actual birthplace for Christian monasticism. Basically, there were about 50 monasteries, only 4 have survived into modern times. Begin your trip with Deir al-Baramus which is the oldest of the surviving 4 monasteries, and in many ways the most isolated, then proceeds to Deir Anba Bishoi whose body is still in the monastery. End your trip visiting Deir El-Suryani which is the smallest and most compact of the 4 monasteries.

Important Details

  • - Private All Languages speaking guide.
  • - Bottled water during your trip.
  • - All transfers by a private air-conditioned vehicle.
  • - Entrance fees to the mentioned historical place.
  • - Lunch meal at local restaurant.
  • - Pick up services from hotel & return.
  • - All taxes & service charge.
Not Included
  • - Any extras not mentioned in the program
  • - Tipping
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
From Your Hotel In Cairo or Giza

Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • 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.