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Tour to Wadi El Natroun Monastery from Alexandria

Drive to Wadi El-Natrun, the birthplace for Christian monasticism. Visit the 4 surviving monasteries of the 50 that once existed here. Begin your trip with the oldest and most isolated monastery, Deir al-Baramus, and learn of the Desert Fathers of Christian monasticism.

per adult from

$170

AUD

Duration

8 hours

Voucher

Mobile ticket

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  • What's included :
    • Pick up services from hotel & return.
    • Private All Languages speaking guide.
    • Lunch
    • Bottled water
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • All Fees and Taxes
    What's excluded :
    • Any extras not mentioned in the program
    • Tipping
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Pass By: Deir Mar Mina (St. Mina Monastery), 9 Borg el-Arab el-Gadida Mariut, Alexandria 21599 Egypt

    Drive by a modern air-conditioned vehicle to Wadi El-Natrun, the actual birthplace for Christian monasticism. Basically, there were about 50 monasteries; only 4 have survived into modern times. Begin your trip with Deir al-Baramus which is the oldest of the surviving 4 monasteries and in many ways the most isolated, then proceeds to Deir Anba Bishoiwhose body is still in the monastery. End your trip visiting Deir El-Suryani which is the smallest and most compact of the 4 monasteries.


  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    from your hotel in Alexandria
    Departure Time :
    8:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Infant seats available
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by This Is Egypt

Activity ID: V-119711P28

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