Coptic archaeological tour in Assiut

In a state of serenity and tranquility, in which man retires from the physical world to move to the spiritual world in which he completes the rest of his life
Monasticism was established globally in Egypt in the late third century and flourished in the fourth century. At the end of the fourth century, there were hundreds of monasteries, and thousands of castles and caves scattered throughout Egypt where believers worshiped

Join us in this amazing Coptic tour to Assiut monasteries in the lap of the mountain for 5 hours

per adult from

$289

AUD

Duration

5 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • Coptic attractions mentioned in the program
    • Lunch in a local restaurant and Mineral water
    • Tour Guide
    • Pick up and drop off
    What's excluded :
    • tipping (optional)
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Assiut International Airport, Outside Oasis Section، طريق الخارجة - أسيوط، Asyut Desert, New Valley Governorate, Egypt

    A guide will take you from your hotel in in Assiut or train station to start your Coptic tour by visiting The Hanging Monastery, The Monastery of Saint mina
    The Monastery of Saint Mina the Wonderful, one of the most important Christian monasteries, and Egyptian Coptic monuments
    The monastery dates back to the 4th century AD
    It is common that the martyr Mina came to this cave and stayed there for a period of time, in a period of unification in the wilderness
    The monastery is known for its “hanging monastery”, as it hangs in the lap of the mountain while inside a cave under a large rock in the middle of the mountain
    On the third floor there is an exhibition of antiquities belonging to the monastery, including archaeological icons, wooden doors and church tools
    The next stop will be in The monastery of Anba Hermina ”The Anchorite”
    It is the only monastery in the world in the name of Anba Hermina
    The monastery has a special character both architecturally and spiritually
    The monastery is located in a secluded area in the desert and in the nearby mountains, traces of Pharaonic caves and tombs inhabited by Copts
    Take a short break for lunch at a local restaurant

    Complete your adventure going to Monastery of Abba Sarabamoun in Dayrout
    Its importance is due to the place where the Holy Family stayed during its journey, under the tree bearing the name of the Virgin Mary, which still exists today
    This tree dates back to 2013 years
    Where the Holy Family remained under it and was blessed by the Blessed Virgin Mother of Light
    So it is still growing so far …. and all its branches downward towards the ground … so named after this name
    The last stop will be in St. Mark’s Church
    It is the old bishopric church
    It is also called the Church of the spiritual apparitions, where it appeared the spectrum of the Virgin Mary and manifestations of illuminations and spiritual phenomena wonderful and swarms of Nurani bath around the church beacons in 2000
    At the end of the tour,you will be transferred back to your hotel or the train station

    Duration: 5 hours

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Departure Time :
    5:30 PM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infant seats available
    • 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 travel to church

Activity ID: V-128689P28

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