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In the Footsteps of the Holy Family

In the Footsteps of the Holy Family "10 Days / 09 Nights"

This Holy Family tour follows the footsteps of the Holy Family around Egypt.

  • Duration:
  • 10 Days / 09 Nights
  • Starts in / Ends in:
  • Cairo / Cairo
  • Arrival days:
  • Every Day
  • Hotel Category in Cairo:
  • 5* Standard Hotels
  • Hotel Category in Al Minya:
  • 4* Standard Hotels
  • Hotel Category in Luxor:
  • 5* Standard Hotels
  • Minimum Group Size:
  • 02 persons
  • Maximum Group Size:
  • 18 persons

Includes:

  • 07 nights in Cairo based on bed & buffet breakfast.
  • 01 night in Al Minya based on bed & buffet breakfast.
  • 01 night in Luxor based on bed & buffet breakfast.
  • Meet & assist throughout Cairo airport formalities.
  • Transfers in Cairo by private air-condition, new model coach.
  • Transfer in Luxor hotel / Luxor airport by private air-condition, new model coach.
  • All sightseeing tours as mentioned in the itinerary.
  • The Holy Family route as per the itinerary.
  • Lunch at local restaurant during day tours as per itinerary.
  • Entrance fees of the historical places mentioned at the itinerary.
  • English speaking tour guide during your day tours.

Excludes:

  • International flights.
  • Entry visa to Egypt.
  • Internal flight Luxor / Cairo.
  • Tipping.
  • New Year Gala Dinner Obligatory.
  • Personal expenses.
  • Any meals not mentioned at the itinerary.
  • Any kind of drinks.
  • Optional Tours.
  • Any services not mentioned at the itinerary.

Includes:

  • 07 nights in Cairo based on bed & buffet breakfast.
  • 01 night in Al Minya based on bed & buffet breakfast.
  • 01 night in Luxor based on bed & buffet breakfast.
  • Meet & assist throughout Cairo airport formalities.
  • Transfers in Cairo by private air-condition, new model coach.
  • Transfer in Luxor hotel / Luxor airport by private air-condition, new model coach.
  • All sightseeing tours as mentioned in the itinerary.
  • The Holy Family route as per the itinerary.
  • Lunch at local restaurant during day tours as per itinerary.
  • Entrance fees of the historical places mentioned at the itinerary.
  • English speaking tour guide during your day tours.

Excludes:

  • International flights.
  • Entry visa to Egypt.
  • Internal flight Luxor / Cairo.
  • Tipping.
  • New Year Gala Dinner Obligatory.
  • Personal expenses.
  • Any meals not mentioned at the itinerary.
  • Any kind of drinks.
  • Optional Tours.
  • Any services not mentioned at the itinerary.

Itinerary:

1

Day 01- Arrival Cairo:
Arrival at Cairo International airport, meet & assist throughout Cairo airport formalities. Transfer to hotel for overnight.

Meals:
(X) Breakfast (X) Lunch (X) Dinner .

2

Day 02- Cairo Day Tour:
Breakfast at hotel.
Visit to Giza Great Pyramids, Sphinx, the Egyptian Museum & Khan El Khalili Bazaar.
Lunch at local restaurant.
Overnight at hotel.

Meals:
(✔) Breakfast (✔) Lunch (X) Dinner.

3

Day 03 - Visit Tal Basta & Belbis:
Breakfast at hotel.
Start the Holy Family Journey in Egypt, our first visit is to the town of Babastis "Tel Basta", there Jesus gushed forth a spring of water to drink, visit the holy well, then visit Belbeis. They rested there in the shade of a tree which came to be called, “The Virgin Mary’s Tree", which is now at Saint George Church.
Lunch at local restaurant, back to Cairo.
Arrival at Sharm airport, transfer to your hotel, lunch, dinner & overnight at hotel.

Meals:
(✔) Breakfast (✔) Lunch (X) Dinner.

4

Day 04 - Sakha & Samanoud: :
Breakfast at hotel, drive to Sakha to visit Virgin Mary Church, a place renowned for its Christian community in the Middle Ages. Also you will see the foot print of Jesus Christ. Then transfer to Samanoud where the holy family crossed the River Nile to the city of Samanoud inside the Delta and they were received by its people in a pleasant way, and so the people were blessed by Jesus Christ. There you will visit Saint Abanoub Church. There is also, a holy well where the holy family had drunk from it. Lunch at local restaurant, back to Cairo.
Overnight at hotel.

Meals:
(✔) Breakfast (✔) Lunch (X) Dinner.

5

Day 05 - Wadi Al-Natroun:
Breakfast at hotel, drive to Wadi Al- Natroun; It is considered the home of asceticism and worship, with four monasteries still existing today. Will start our visit by Deir al-Baramus which is the oldest of the surviving four monasteries, and in many ways the most isolated, then proceeds to Deir Anba Bishoy whose body is still in the monastery. Abu Makar Monastery. Will end our visit with Deir El-Suryani which is the smallest and most compact of the four monasteries.
Lunch at local restaurant, back to Cairo, overnight at hotel.

Meals:
(✔) Breakfast (✔) Lunch (X) Dinner.

6

Day 06 - Coptic Cairo:
Breakfast at hotel, visit to the Hanging Church and St. Sergius, followed by visit to the Church of St. George as well as the Fortress of Babylon in Old Cairo which the Holy Family passed by, transfer to Mostorod to see virgin Mary Church, visit the Holy well and Holly Mary tree at Matariya on the outskirts of Cairo, a well-attested resting place of the Holy Family and a popular destination among medieval pilgrims, lunch at local restaurant.
Overnight at hotel.

Meals:
(✔) Breakfast (✔) Lunch (X) Dinner.

7

Day 07 - Cairo to Al Minya:
Breakfast at hotel, visit to the church of Holy virgin Mary in Maadi. Many visitors go to this church to see the book this may be a sign that the Holy Family had passed by that place of the church. "The Holy Family travelled in a boat on the Nile from this place towards the south (Upper Egypt)". After lunch drive South to Al Minya about 3 hours, arrive Al Minya, see the beautiful church hewn out of the cliff beside the river at Gabal Al-Teir in Al Minya.
Overnight at hotel in Al Minya.

Meals:
(✔) Breakfast (✔) Lunch (X) Dinner.

8

Day 08 - Al Minya - Luxor:
Breakfast at hotel, visit to the White Monastery which has a basilica church inside that used columns from ancient Egyptian structures as well. There are also wonderful paintings on the walls and ceilings. This monastery used to house over 2000 monks. Then visit the Monastery of Al Muharraq in Assiut (Which is known as the Monastery of the Holy Virgin at Al Qusiya). It was built around the area where the Holy Family remained just over 6 months. Their time was spent mainly in a cave which became, in the Coptic era, the altar of the Church of Virgin Mary. End of Holy family route, continue your way to Luxor about 05 hours driving.
Arrival Luxor, overnight at hotel.

Meals:
(✔) Breakfast (✔) Lunch (X) Dinner.

9

Day 09 - Back to Cairo by flight:
Breakfast at hotel, transfer to Luxor airport to board flight back to Cairo.
Upon arrival at Cairo airport, transfer to your hotel, overnight at hotel.

Meals:
(✔) Breakfast (✔) Lunch (X) Dinner.

10

Day 10 - Final Departure:
Breakfast at hotel.
Transfer to Cairo airport for final departure.

Meals:
(✔) Breakfast (X) Lunch (X) Dinner.

Dates & Rates Per Person:

Footsteps Of The Holy Family

Arrival Day: every day

From 01/10/2018 Till 30/04/2019

  • Per person in Double room
  • $ 1600
  • Per person in Triple room
  • $ 1582
  • Per person in Single room
  • $ 1925
  • Price per child "From 4 & under 12 years old"
  • $ 800

Footsteps Of The Holy Family

Arrival Day: every day

"Xmass, New Year & Easter Rates"

from 21/12/2018 to 08/01/2019
From 15/04/2019 to 27/04/2019

  • Per person in Double room
  • $ 1760
  • Per person in Triple room
  • $ 1742
  • Per person in Single room
  • $ 2180
  • Price per child "From 4 & under 12 years old"
  • $ 880