The Holy Family In Egypt

About Egypt

7 DAYS / 6 NIGHTS- Land only (Daily Arrival)

“In that day there will be an altar to the Lord in the midst of the land of Egypt” (Isaiah 19:19)



DAY 1, ARRIVE CAIRO Upon arrival, we will be met & assisted through immigration and customs then transferred to our hotel.

DAY 2, PYRAMIDS, MUSEUM, KHAN EL KHALILI BAZAAR Breakfast at our hotel. CLTours representative will pick you up from your hotel to start our journey with a visit to one of the seven wonders of the world, the magnificent Great Pyramids of Cheops, Chefren and Mykerinus and their guardian Sphinx. Short break for lunch then transfer to the Egyptian Museum which houses the richest collection of antiquities ever discovered. Continue driving to Islamic Cairo for our last stop to the colourful Khan El Khalili Bazaar. Transfer to our hotel, overnight at our hotel (Breakfast +Lunch). Optional Sound and light show in Pyramids not included in the cost $79.00

DAY 3, CAIRO- OLD COPTIC CAIRO- MAADI Breakfast at our hotel. Pick up from our hotel by CLTours representative, visit St. Mary’s Church in Maady and see the ancient stone steps leading down to the Nile River that was used by the Holy Family to sail to Upper Egypt. Proceed to old Coptic Cairo to visit The Hanging Church, St. Sergius church to see the Crypt where the Holy Family took shelter, St. Barbara’s Church where the relics of Saint John are preserved. After lunch we visited St. Mary’s Church in Zitoun where She appeared over the domes and accompanied by splendid miracles. Continue to Matarea to see St. Mary’s Tree where the Holy Family rested in its shade. Our day will end with a visit to Back to our hotel overnight. (Breakfast +Lunch) – Optional Dinner Cruise on the Nile extra not included in the cost $106.00

DAY 4, MOSTORD/SAMANOUD/SAKHA Today we visit the Church of St. Mary in Mostord to see the underground crypt where the Holy Family took shelter and Jesus gushed forth a spring of water which still exists until now. Then proceed to Samanoud to visit St. Abba Noub Church which contains his relics and a huge round granite trough for making dough which is said Virgin Mary used . Continue to Sakha to visit the church of St. Mary where the foot of Jesus was imprinted on a rock. Evening return to our hotel in Cairo for overnight. (Breakfast + Lunch).

DAY 5, NATROUN VALLEY Today we drive to Natroun Valley which the Holy Family passed through. Natroun Valley now has more than four monasteries teeming with monks and is considered the home of asceticism and worship. We will visit the monasteries of St. Makar and St. Mary Sourian, visit the monastery of St. Makarios which is the official residence of the bishops of Alexandria. Evening return to Cairo overnight. (Breakfast + Lunch).

DAY 6, GABAL AL TAIR/MT. QUSSQAM (subject to confirmation and permit from authority) Early pick up from our hotel after our breakfast, continue to Gabal Al Tair to visit the Cave at Ancient Church of the Holy Virgin. Continue to visit the Al Muharraq Monastery which has the oldest altar-stone in history and was built inside the Cave that was used by the Holy Family. This was the resting place of Jesus during the months he dwelt there and has been named by the Copts of Egypt the second Bethlehem.

DAY 7, DEPART Cairo Today we will be transferred to the airport for our flight back home.

Trip includes:

  • Hotels, camp, accommodation for 6 nights 4 star hotel
  • Meet & assist our Rep.
  • All transfers by new modelA/C motor coach/car
  • Licenses and Experienced English-speaking guide
  • Meal plan= All hotels on BB(Bed & Breakfast)
  • Cold water, snacks, wet wipes, hand sanitizer and masks in the Bus on daily basis
  • WIFI on the Bus subject to network availability
  • Lunches and dinners as indicated in program

Trip does not include:

  • Other than mentioned in the above program
  • Any other expense of personal nature, e.g. Tel. calls,laundry, other meals or drinks, Insurance of any kind, Travel and medical
  • Tips
  • Single Supplement
  • Air passage,change in reservations,or delays.
  • PCR Test
  • Beverages of any kind
  • Entrance fees at sites

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