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

$154

AUD

Duration

8 hours

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Mobile ticket

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  • What's included :
    • Pick up services from hotel & return.
    • Private All Languages speaking guide.
    • Lunch
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • All Fees and Taxes
    • Entry/Admission - Deir Mar Mina (St. Mina Monastery)
    What's excluded :
    • Any extras not mentioned in the program
    • Tipping
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: 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.

    Duration: 8 hours

  • 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
    • 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
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
    • 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 This is Egypt Tours

Activity ID: V-107585P60

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