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Guided Day Tour to the Monastery of Saint Anthony & the Monastery of Saint Paul

Both Monasteries visited on this tour date back to the fourth century and they are considered of the earliest inhabited monasteries of the world. They belong to the Coptic Orthodox Church which is a member of the Oriental Orthodox Churches. Saint Anthony was the first Christian monk in history and Saint Paul was the first hermit.
Both monasteries represent Christian institutions that contributed a great deal to the Christian theology and monastic life. The monasteries are located about 3-4 hours' drive from Cairo. You can also visit the cave of Saint Anthony. Lunch is included in this tour. Your tour includes private qualified Egyptologist, private modern a/c van with Wi-Fi on board, Bottled water and beverages.

per adult from

$434

AUD

Duration

12 hours

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  • What's included :
    • All taxes, fees and handling charges
    • Fuel surcharge
    • Local taxes
    • Bottled water
    • Lunch
    • Qualified Egyptologist guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Private tour
    • Transport by private vehicle with free WiFi
    • Entrance fees
    • Entry/Admission - St. Anthony's Monastery (Deir Mar Antonios)
    • Entry/Admission - St. Mark's Coptic Orthodox Church
    What's excluded :
    • Gratuities
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: St. Mark's Coptic Orthodox Church, Cleopatra Street Heliopolis, Cairo 11511 Egypt

    Both Monasteries visited on this tour date back to the fourth century and they are considered of the earliest inhabited monasteries of the world. They belong to the Coptic Orthodox Church which is a member of the Oriental Orthodox Churches. Saint Anthony was the first Christian monk in history and Saint Paul was the first hermit.
    Both monasteries represent Christian institutions that contributed a great deal to the Christian theology and monastic life. The monasteries are located about 3-4 hours' drive from Cairo. You can also visit the cave of Saint Anthony. Lunch is included in this tour. Your tour includes private qualified Egyptologist, private modern a/c van with Wi-Fi on board, Bottled water and beverages.

    Duration: 12 hours

  • Departure Point :
    El-Tahrir square, Qasr Ad Dobarah, Abdeen, Cairo Governorate, Egypt
    Departure Time :
    6:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Infant seats available
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
    • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • 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 Emo Tours Egypt

Activity ID: V-23412P47

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