Private Guided Day Trip to Wadi El Natrun and Monasteries from Cairo

8 hr

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Day Trip

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Stop At: Wadi Natrun, Cairo Egypt

Meet your Guide in the lobby of the Hotel to Discover Wadi el Natrun is an area located about  56 miles (90km) northwest of Cairo at a level of only 75.5 ft (23m) below sea level. In ancient Egypt the area was used for getting natron salt, which was used for dehydrating mummies in the process of mummification. Now it...
Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Wadi Natrun, Cairo Egypt

Meet your Guide in the lobby of the Hotel to Discover Wadi el Natrun is an area located about  56 miles (90km) northwest of Cairo at a level of only 75.5 ft (23m) below sea level. In ancient Egypt the area was used for getting natron salt, which was used for dehydrating mummies in the process of mummification. Now it is a very important center for monastic life of the Coptic Orthodox Church. It has some of the earliest Christian monasteries of the world. Some of them date back to the fourth century. Visiting them is rare chance to watch the beautiful icons, paintings and the monastic life.

You will be picked up early in the morning at 7am from your hotel by your private tour guide for the ca. 90 min drive. First, have a look at the Monastery of the Romans (Deir Al Baramus), then Anba Beshoy (St. Boshoi's) Monastery, next the Monastery of the Syrians (Deir al-Surian), and lastly the Monastery of St. Macarius (Deir Abu Magar, Abu Maker).Lunch in the monasteries is included. You will be transferred back to your hotel after the tour finishes.

Duration: 8 hours

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Important Details

Included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Bottled water
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan with free WiFi
  • Private tour
  • Entry/Admission - Wadi Natrun
  • Qualified Egyptologist guide
Not Included
  • Gratuities
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
any Hotel

7:00 AM
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • A dress code is required to enter places of worship and selected museums. No shorts or sleeveless tops allowed. Knees and shoulders MUST be covered for both men and women. You may risk refused entry if you fail to comply with these dress requirements
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Voucher Requirements

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Cancellation Policy

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