The Holy Family Tour From Egypt Us

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The Holy Family Tour From Egypt Us
The Holy Family Tour From Egypt Us
The Holy Family Tour From Egypt Us
The Holy Family Tour From Egypt Us
The Holy Family Tour From Egypt Us
The Holy Family Tour From Egypt Us
The Holy Family Tour From Egypt Us
The Holy Family Tour From Egypt Us
The Holy Family Tour From Egypt Us
The Holy Family Tour From Egypt Us
The Holy Family Tour From Egypt Us
The Holy Family Tour From Egypt Us

We offer you the Holy Family Trip to Egypt from Egypt Us, so you can visit the Coptic sites and the 26 locations in Egypt where the holy family were. The Holy family journey tour is the most popular tour in Egypt, it stimulates the same route which the holy family took. Moreover the tour includes a part of some Egypt classical tours. Create memories that would last for decades with Egypt Us organized by professionals.

Included

Included
  • Skip the airport line with our Fast Track service upon arrival at Cairo International Airport.
  • Meet and greet service by our representatives at airports.
  • Assistance of our guest relations during your stay.
  • All transfers by a private air-conditioned vehicle.
  • Accommodation for 7 nights in Cairo including bed and breakfast.
  • Accommodation for 1 night in Minya including bed and breakfast.
  • Accommodation for 1 night in Luxor including bed and breakfast.
  • Accommodation for 4 nights on a 5 star superior cruise on full board.
  • Accommodation for 1 night on sleeper train for on half board basis.
  • All sightseeing tours in Cairo (Private Guided Tours).
  • All sightseeing tours on the cruise.
  • All sightseeing tours in Cairo, Luxor, Aswan and Coptic sites as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Holy Family route as per the itinerary above
  • Entrance fees to all sites as indicated on the itinerary.
  • Meals as mention in the above itinerary.
  • Lunch during tours at good quality local restaurant
  • Portage when needed.
  • All service charges and taxes.
  • 30 minutes of local calling (5 minutes international) and a mobile phone loaned for the length of your stay or an Egyptian sim card for your unlocked mobile device

Excluded

Excluded
  • International Airfare
  • Entry visa to Egypt
  • Any optional tours
  • Personal spending
  • Tipping

Itinerary

Day 1. Arrival in Cairo, Welcome to the Land of Magic
One of our representatives will meet and assist you at Cairo International Airport and do all the arrival procedures ,then he will escort you to the hotel by air-conditioned deluxe vehicle. At the hotel, the tour manager will do the check-in and review your holiday itinerary with you to make sure that your holiday will go perfectly as designed. Overnight in Cairo.
Day 2. Pyramids and Cairo Sightseeing
After breakfast, you will be accompanied by your personal tour guide to Giza Plateau to visit the only lasting wonder of the seven wonders of the ancient world, the Great Pyramids of Cheops, Chefren and Mykerinus, famous Sphinx, and Valley Temple . Then transfer to enjoy the Egyptian Museum. Continue driving to Islamic Cairo, where you will be able to explore Khan El Khalili, Cairo’s old bazaar. Back to hotel. Overnight in Cairo. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.
Day 3. Tel Basta & Belbis ,First site of the Holy Family Trip in Egypt
After breakfast, you will be accompanied by your tour guide to start the Holy Family Journey in Egypt. Your first stop will be at the town of Bubastis; It is now known as Tel- Basta or in Egyptian Per-Basta, The name of Bubastis in Egyptian is a compound of the word "per" refers to house and the name of Goddess " Bastet", however, it's about 100 Kms north-east of Cairo, there Jesus gushed forth a spring of water to drink, you will visit the holy well, then you will visit Belbeis (ancient Philippos). The Holy Family made their way north-eastwards to Belbeis , the ancient fortress city which lies at a distance of about 55 kms from Cairo. They rested there in the shade of a tree which came to be called, "The Virgin Mary's Tree' at its place you there are Saint George Church, which you will visit and then back to Cairo. Lunch at a local restaurant and back to your hotel. Overnight in Cairo. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.
Day 4. Sakha & Samanoud
Breakfast at your hotel in Cairo, then you will enjoy the trip to Sakha about 140 Km North of Cairo. You will visit the Virgin Mary Church, a place renowned for its Christian community in the Middle Ages. Also you will see the footprint 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 welcoming way, and so the people were blessed by Jesus Christ. There you will visit Saint Abanoub Church. Along with a holy well where the holy family had drunk from it. Lunch in your way back in Tanta city. Back to your hotel in Cairo. Overnight in Cairo. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.
Day 5.Wadi Natroun
After breakfast, you will be accompanied by your personal guide to visit Wadi El Natrun, a desert area said to have been blessed by the Christ. The Holy Family crossed the western branch of the river Nile (Rosetta branch) to the south to Wadi El Natrun. According to tradition the Virgin Mary and her son the child Jesus Christ, hid in that valley during their trip to Egypt, and Jesus Christ blessed the four directions of the valley. Wadi El Natrun is considered one of the most famous valleys in Egypt. It is considered the home of asceticism and worship, with four monasteries still existing today. Begin your trip with Deir Al Baramus (The Monastery of Baramus) which is the oldest of the surviving 4 monasteries, and in many ways the most isolated, then proceeds to Deir Anba Bishoy (Anba Bishoy Monastery / Monastery of Saint Pishoy) whose body is still in the monastery. Abu Makar Monastery. You will end your trip with Deir Al Suryani which is the smallest and most compact of the 4 monasteries. Lunch during your way back to Cairo. Overnight in Cairo.Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.
Day 6. Cairo Churches
Breakfast at your hotel in Cairo, you will be accompanied by your tour guide to visit Cairo's churches, starting with the Hanging Church and St. Sergius, then continue to see 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 Marry 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 in Cairo. Overnight in Cairo. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.
Day 7. Cairo to Minya Tour
Breakfast at your hotel in Cairo, then you will enjoy The Holy Family Trip to South Egypt. The Holy Family moved to the south in a boat on the River Nile at a place where the church of Holy Virgin Mary now lies at 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). You will transfer South to El Minya about 3 hours, arrive El Minya, see the marvelous church out of the cliff beside the river at Gabal Al-Teir in Minya. Overnight in Minya. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.
Day 8.Minya - Dandara - Luxor
Enjoy breakfast at your hotel in Minya and continue the route of the Holy family by visiting The White Monastery, It was named after Saint Shenouda the Archimandrite and was built in 400 AD by St. Senouda, who constructed the monastery using blocks from ancient Egyptian buildings. The White Monastery 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. Enjoy your trip to 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 5 hours driving, in the way you will stop at Danadara Temple in Qena, to visit the Temple of Hathor, goddess of love and joy. The temple is located in Dendera which is situated at the north of Luxor. Transfer to your hotel in Luxor. Overnight in Luxor Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.
Day 9.Luxor Nile Cruise Tours
Breakfast at your hotel in Luxor then you will be transferred to embark your 5 star Nile Cruise. In the afternoon, you will be accompanied for a amazing tour of the East Bank of the Nile in Luxor. Here you will see Karnak Temple and Luxor Temple. Return to the ship for afternoon tea and dinner. Overnight aboard your cruise in Luxor. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
Day 10. Luxor Nile Cruise Excursions
After breakfast transfer to the West Bank of the Nile in Luxor and visit the Valley of the Kings, Hatshepsut Temple at El Deir El Bahari, and the Colossi of Memnon. Return to the ship for lunch & afternoon tea while sailing to Edfu via the Esna Lock. Dinner on board. Overnight aboard your cruise in Edfu. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
Day 11.Edfu and Kom Ombo Temples
Enjoy a very calming breakfast on board before visiting Horus Temple at Edfu. Return to the ship for lunch and sail to Kom Ombo. Upon arrival, visit the Temple of Kom Ombo shared by the two gods Sobek and Haroeris. Return to the ship and continue sailing to Aswan. Dinner on board. Overnight aboard your cruise in Aswan. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
Day 12. Aswan Nile Cruise Tour
After breakfast pay a visit to the High Dam, the Unfinished Obelisk, and the majestic Philae Temple. Return to the ship for lunch. Dinner on board. Overnight aboard your cruise in Aswan. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
Day 13.Aswan - Train to Cairo
Breakfast on board the cruise then disembarkation from Cruise at 8:00 AM. And free time in Aswan with optional tour to enjoy a tour to one of Egypt's top tourist attractions, Abu Simbel Temples, which were originally carved out of the mountainside during the reign of Pharaoh Ramesses II in the 13th century BC, as a lasting monument to himself and his queen Nefertari. Later, you will be transferred to Aswan railway station to board the sleeper train to Cairo. Dinner and breakfast will be served on board. Overnight inside your compartment on the train. Meals: Breakfast, Dinner.
Day 14. Cairo Optional Excursions
Breakfast aboard sleeper train before arriving Giza train station, where you will be met and assisted by one of Egypt Us Tours representative who will transfer you to your hotel for free time at leisure (you will check into your room as early as possible ) with some optional excursions available in Cairo to visit Step Pyramid of King Zoser in Sakkara and Memphis. Overnight in Cairo. Meals: Breakfast.
Day 15: Cairo - Fly Back Home
Breakfast at the hotel in Cairo, then check out and and transfer to Cairo International Airport for your final departure. Meals: Breakfast.
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PRICES PER PERSON





PRICES
Tour price currency is set to USD but you can pay in Euro or British pound. The prices quoted per person per tour all-inclusive and prices are always updated to ensure you receive the best price possible. Prices valid until 31 December 2022, except during Christmas, New Year & Easter holidays.
CHILDREN POLICY
Child travelling with two accompanying adults will pay the following:

  •  0 Years to 1.99 years of age: Free of charge.
  •  2 years to 4.99 years of age: 50% from the full rate.
  •  5 years to 11.99 years of age: 75% from the full rate
  •  12+ pay full tour price as per adult person.
  •  If your tour includes airfare then an extra charge for child rate may apply.
CANCELLATION
Cancellation requests should be sent via fax or emailed to provide the Company with written confirmation that your reservation should be cancelled.
Cancellation All the Year Except Peak Time
Cancellation fees
25% of total charge Cancellation fees applied if you cancel your reservation 30 days before the date of the tour.
50% of total charge Cancellation fees applied if you cancel your reservation 21 days or less before the date of the tour.
100%-of total charge Cancellation fees applied if you cancel your reservation 7 days or less before the date of the tour or in case of no show.
Domestic air tickets are NON REFUNDABLE AND NON CHANGEABLE
DEPOSIT AND BALANCE OF PAYMENT
Reservation should be made as early possible to book the desired holiday.
Space on a given tour will be secured upon receipt a deposit of 25 % of the full price. This payment will be 50 % during the Christmas and New Year holidays and on packages including airfare.
The deposit counts as part of your final payment.
Deposit can be made by bank wire transfer or sent via Western Union or paid using a credit card (Visa or MasterCard)
Payment should be received within 7 days of booking.

TIPPING Tipping for a job well done is customary in Egypt, though not required. Please feel welcomed but not obliged to offer a tip to your guide.
TOUR VOUCHER After your trip is confirmed, we will email you with the final confirmation as a voucher to print and bring it with you. Details will include contact numbers for your tour operator, customer care and additional information for your convenience.