Tour Itinerary

Duration: 8 hours
Type: Private Tour
Run: Every Day from 09:00 AM till 05:00 PM
Pick up & drop off: From your hotel either from Cairo or Giza
Guiding method: Live Guide
Guide Language: English, French & German

Wadi El Natrun Monastery Over Day from Cairo the most famous attractions: Deir al-Baramus, Deir Anba Bishoi & Deir El- Suryani

Highlights
  • Deir al-Baramus
  • Deir Anba Bishoi
  • Deir El- Suryani

Trip in detail

Wadi El Natrun Monastery Over Day from Cairo
Your guide for the day will pick you up and transfer you, cutting across 220 Kilometers of the Western desert from Cairo is the wadi El Natroun, certainly one of the most famous regions in Egypt associated with Christian monasteries. The trip takes about 3 hours.
Upon arrival your tour guide will take you to visit Baramus monastery, discovered by archaeologists in 1994
Next step visit to Dier Anba Bishoi, Its name comes from the burnt brick used for its construction. Bishoi, who eventually became a Coptic saint, also build two monasteries in Wadi Natrum. There are two chapels called Santa Maria and St. Bishoi.  While the frescoes on the walls are dim, they are interesting, and on a side altar is a 1,000 year old icon.
Finally visit Dier El-Suyrin, it is located five hundred meters northwest of Deir Anba Beshoy. It was also built by St. Beshoy in the sixth century. The monastery was destroyed by Berbers in 817 AD. Afterwards in 850, it was rebuilt by the two monks, Matthew and Abraham.
At the end of the day return to Cairo

Itinerary Prices

Summer Rates Per Person from (May till September)
Hotel standard 01 Pax 02-03 Pax 04 – 09 Pax 10 – 13 Pax 14 – 20+ Pax Single supplement
none USD 110 USD 60 USD 50 USD 40 USD 35

Include & Exclude

Includes
  • Round trip transfers By private Air Condition Vehicle
  • Pick up services from your hotel in Cairo & return
  • All entrance fees for sightseeing mention in program
  • 01 full day tour in Wadi El Natroun including Baramus monastery, Dier Anba Bishoi & Dier El-Suyrin
  • All service charges and taxes
  • Private Licensed Egyptologist guide
  • A Bottle of water
Excludes
  • Personal expense
  • Any item or service not mentioned
  • Tipping
Additional Remarks
  • Rates are per Person.
  • All A/M rates are in US Dollars.
  • The Summer offer valid from 01.05.2017 till 30.09.2017
  • The Winter offer valid from 01.10.2017 till 30.04.2018
Children Policy
  • Child 0 - 5.99 is free of charge
  • Child 06 - 11.99 cost USD 30.- Per child.
  • Child up 12 y pays full charge as adult person.
Method of payment
  • The full payment must be before tour at your hotel in CASH (100%) basis in US American Dollars.