VISIT PLACES THAT WERE VISITED BY
THE HOLY FAMILY
IN THEIR FLIGHT TO EGYPT
We arrange programs for this trip start from 2 days (only in Cairo) for groups or individuals till 10 days for groups only to cover most of that places in upper & lower Egypt
FULL PROGRAM STARTS IN CAIRO AS FOLLOW
Only underlined sites were visited by the HOLY FAMILY.
Arrive Cairo International Airport where our representative will meet & Assist you through airport formalities and escort you by a deluxe coach to your hotel.
After breakfast meet our Egyptologist guide and leave to visit one of the old seven wonders "The Great Pyramids" proceed to "the Alabaster Sphinx" that stands in front of the Pyramids. Stop at a papyrus institute then drive to "Egyptian Museum" one of the most famous museums all over the world which houses more than 5000 monuments some of them dates back to 7000 years ago among them the treasures of "King Tut Ankh Amun" and "Mummies Hall". Drive back to your hotel and overnight.
Day 3. ( Lunch is included on this day.)
Start to visit the Coptic Sites that were visited by the Holy Family.
Leave Cairo for TAL BASTA (80 km) visit St. Mary's spring which started to flow when Jesus passed by. Surrounded by ruins of an ancient pharaonic temple. “ Behold, the LORD is riding on a swift cloud comes to Egypt, and the idols of Egypt will tremble at his presence” (ISA 19:1) Drive to DAKADOUS, visit St. Mary's church which was built on top of 2 churches dating back to the 4th & the 13th Centuries. Drive to SAKHA, visit St. Mary's church. In this village the Holy child left his foot print on a rock.
Proceed to ALEXANDRIA and overnight.
Visit some Greco-Roman Monument like Museum of Alexandria, Pompy's Pillar, Catacombs of Kom El Shogafa and Roman Amphitheatre.
Rest of day free at Leisure
Overnight at hotel in Alexandria.
Drive back to Cairo (220 km) with a visit to a Coptic monastery in Wadi EL NATRUN on the midway to Cairo.
Arrive Cairo and check in your hotel for an overnight.
Visit places that were visited by the HOLY FAMILY in Cairo and beyond. Leave to MOSTORD, where Jesus caused a water spring to flow. Proceed to MATARYA where the Holy Mother washed clothes of her son, and from the water God caused a fragrant plant to grow, "Balsam". There is also St. Mary's tree to visit. Drive to ZEITOUN, visit St. Mary's church where she appeared on, on April 1968. Proceed to OLD CAIRO where the FAMILY stayed in a cave for some time which became a part of St. SERGIUS CHURCH. Drive down to MAADI to visit St. Mary's monastery and church on the Nile River where an open bible was found floating. This is where the FAMILY started their trip to Upper Egypt by boat.
Felucca ride on the Nile from same point they sail to Upper Egypt. Back to hotel and overnight.
Day 7. (Lunch box is included on this day.)
Leave Cairo to EL-MENYA (240 km) Visit GABAL EL TAIR. Here it was said that a huge block of stone was about to fall on the boat of the FAMILY, from the mountain. The virgin was frightened but Jesus stretched his hand and prevented the rock from falling and left his palm print on it. (This rock is now in London Museum). Visit St. Mary's Church & Monastery also called the cave church. There is an altar in the cave where they stayed. Proceed to El-MENYA, dinner & overnight at hotel.
Day 8. (Lunch box is included on this day.)
Leave El – Menya to Assiout (140 km) with visits to the BENI HASSAN'S cemetery, which dates from the second millennium BC. Proceed to TEL EL-AMARNA, which is well known because of its association with Akhnaton, the monotheist.
Drive to Monastery of EL MUHARRAQ at QOSQAM MOUNTAIN, visit the church of the holy virgin. The Holy Family stayed for six months and some days there, it is the first church ordained (established) in the world. “There shall be an altar to the LORD in the land of Egypt“(isa19:19).
There is a ROCK where Jesus was sitting on. And St. Joseph was sleeping on when the angel appeared to him and told him to go back to JERUSALEM. It was in a hut where Joseph had the dream in which the angel of the Lord appeared to him and informed him of Herod's death and bidding him to take the Holy child and his mother and return to the land of Jerusalem. ”out of Egypt I called my son”(mat 2:15)( hos 11:1) .
Proceed to ASSIOUT, dinner & overnight at hotel.
Day 9. (Lunch is included on this day.)
Drive to MONASTERY OF DRONKA at the mountain of Assiout, there is a cave in that mountain which they stayed for some time. And from here they started their trip back to Jerusalem.
Proceed to HURGHADA check in your hotel for dinner & overnight.
Day 10. till Day 14.
Free days at leisure to enjoy sunny beaches and all water sports, accommodation on H/B basis.
Drive back to Cairo Airport for final departure.
Optional Tour from HURGHADA
2 days/ 1 night at St. Catherine:
Leave Hurghada by speed boat to Sharm El Sheikh :
In Sinai the land of turquoise where Moses received the ten commandments and the Holy Family traveled through to Egypt . It is rich in natural scenery of extraordinary beauty, high mountains. It has quiet sea resorts of great natural beauty.
Arrive Sharm El Sheikh, drive to the colored canyons, proceed to St. Catherine village. Check in your hotel for dinner and overnight.
After midnight climb the mountain “2600 Meter above sea level” enjoy with the most beautiful sunrise, move down to visit St. Catherine monastery .
Drive to Ras Mohamed National Park "natural reserves" enjoy swimming and snorkeling in the richest area for marine life in the Red Sea .
Drive back to Sharm El Sheikh to sail back to Hurghada.
main program Includes the following :-
# 5 Nights accommodation in Cairo on B.B basis.
# 2 Nights accommodation in Alexandria on B.B basis.
# 1 Night accommodation in Menya on H.B basis.
# 1 Night accommodation in Assyout on H.B basis.
# 6 Nights accommodation in Hurghada on H.B basis.
# 2 Full Day tours in Cairo as mentioned in the program.
# Day tour in Alexandria as mentioned in the program.
# A/C deluxe bus tour as mentioned in the program (with toilet).
# Entrance fees when applicable.
# An Egyptologist guide accompanying the group in all sights.
# Extra lunches as mentioned above.
# All transfers.