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Route Of Holy Family In Egypt
Tour Program

The escape of the holy family to egypt begun in the second year a. d. When the emperor Herodes issued the order to kill all new -born boys. We take you along the path of the holy family, visiting the places of interest.


1st DAY :CAIRO
Arrival at Cairo Airport. Reception and formalities by Egyptian Rose Travel Representative, transfer to hotel check in and overnight.

2nd DAY : CAIRO -OLD CAIRO
Visit of old Cairo and Coptic Museum [large collection of icons frescoes and carved stone capitals]. Visit of the Church of St. Sergius, built during the 2th century a.d. Where the Holy Family stayed for some time. Visit of Ben-Ezra Synagogue. In the afternoon drive to the Holy Matariah Quarter. Evening, free or optional excursion to the Sound and Light show. Overnight at hotel.

3rd DAY:CAIRO -WADI EL NATRON
In the morning departure by bus to Wadi El Natroun. Located in the Lybian desert, visit the famous Monasteries of the 4th century a.d. Return to Cairo, late afternoon.

4th day : CAIRO -EL MINIA
In the morning departure by bus to El Minia, transfer to hotel, check -in. In the afternoon visit Tel El Amarna, the capital of King Ekhnaton.

5th DAY : MINIA-ASSIUT -DEIR EL MOHARRAK-NAG HAMMADI
In the morning departure by bus to Assiut, continue to the famous Coptic Monastery of Deir El Moharrak, constructed in the 4th century [one of the largest monasteries in egypt]. Continue to Nag Hammadi. Overnight at Aluminium hotel.

6th DAY : NAG HAMMADI -LUXOR
In the morning drive to Luxor and overnight.

7th DAY : LUXOR -WEST BANK /EAST BANK
Early morning cross by Ferry to the west bank, visit of the Valley of the Kings, Temple of Deir El Bahari and the Memnon Colossi. In the afternoon visit of Karnak Temple the largest divine house of the world, continue to the Luxor Temple, visit.

8th DAY : LUXOR-HURGHADA-RED SEA
After approx. 3 hrs. Driving through the desert, Red Sea will be reached. Continue to Hurghada. Check in and overnight.

9th DAY : HURGHADA
At leisure, relax and swim.

10th DAY : HURGHADA- CAIRO
Along the Red Sea coast, on the way visit the Monastery of St. Antonious. Arrive Cairo in the evening.

11th DAY :CAIRO - PYRAMIDS, EGYPTIAN MUSEUM AND CITADEL
Visit of the Egyptian Museum with the treasures more than 5000 years of history and culture. Afternoon, drive to the Pyramids and Sphinx, then visit the Citadel and see the Alabaster Mosque.

12th DAY : DAY OF DEPARTURE /CAIRO
Breakfast in the hotel, transfer to Cairo International Airport for final departure.
 
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