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Catholic Pilgrimages to Egypt

Egypt
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Duration

10 Days 9 Nights

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

Unlimited

Languages

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Overview

Join Palma tours for Catholic Pilgrimages to Egypt 2022 and experience your faith in the holy land of Egypt. Enjoy some of the most visited Catholic sites in Egypt. Egypt is one of the oldest Christian pilgrimage routes in the world. Come and explore many of the historical places and religious destinations in Egypt with us. We will ensure that your pilgrimage will be a truly remarkable experience. Catholic Pilgrimages to Egypt 2022 and its blessings will last a lifetime and its graces are certain to draw you closer to the Lord. Prepare yourself for a life-time changing trip. Catholic Pilgrimages to the holy land take you to spiritual and historical places all over Egypt to fulfill your life dreams.

Catholic Pilgrimages 2022

Besides the pilgrimage, you will also enjoy the Nile cruise along the Nile River from Aswan to Luxor and you will visit Egypt highlights. you will explore the Valley of the Kings, Phaile temple, and Edfu temple. Meanwhile, you will see the only double temple in Egypt Kom Ombo temple and Edfu temple.

Catholic holy land tours 

Catholic Pilgrimages to Egypt 2022 includes the entrance fee for all the mentioned sights in the program with meals. Holy Virgin Mary Coptic Catholic Cathedral, Virgin Mary Church in El Zeitoun, El Muallaqa (Suspended Church), St. George Church, and Abu Sega & St. Sergius church. Meanwhile, 10 days to the holy land of Egypt to visit St. Mark’s Cathedral(Monastery). St. Mina, and Latin Catholic Apostolic Vicariate of Alexandria.

All our private Catholic pilgrimage tours in Egypt feature archeologist guides, deluxe accommodations, and private tours, and are an excellent introduction to the Land of the Pharaohs. This tour starts and ends in Cairo.

Why Egypt?

Pope Francis said in 2017 that “Egypt is a land where Saint Joseph, the Virgin Mary, and the Baby Jesus, as well as many prophets, lived; a land that has been blessed with the precious blood of martyrs spilled throughout the centuries.

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Itinerary

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Day 1 Arrival

Our representative will assist you through immigration and customs formalities. After having your luggage; you will be taken in our deluxe vehicle to your hotel in Cairo.

Day 2 Cairo
Day 2 Cairo

Enjoy a delicious breakfast at the hotel then we start our full-day tour to Old Cairo to visit
 Holy Virgin Mary Coptic Catholic Cathedral
 Virgin Mary Church in El Zeitoun
 El Muallaqa (Suspended Church)
 St. George Church
 Abu Sega or St. Sergius church
Lunch in a local restaurant then back to the hotel for dinner and overnight
Meals:
Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 3 Cairo Aswan
Day 3 Cairo Aswan

Enjoy the breakfast at the hotel then your archeologist guide will meet you at the agreed time in the reception of your hotel to start your tour to
 Giza Pyramids
 Sphinx
 Valley temple
 Lunch in a local restaurant
 The New Museum of civilization
 Basilica of St. Therese of the Child Jesus
At the end of the tour, we will head to Giza station to board our train to Aswan
Meals:
Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 4 Aswan Nile Cruise
Day 4 Aswan Nile Cruise

After enjoying the breakfast on board, the sleeper train, and upon arrival at Aswan station, we will start our half-day tour to
 Aswan High Dam (the world's largest rock field Dam)
 Unfinished Obelisk of Queen Hatshepsut
 Philae temple, one of the most beautiful and well-preserved temples in Egypt
At the end of the tour, we will drive to your temporary home for the next 4 days (Nile Cruise). Lunch on board then free time till 16.00 pm
Felucca riding &
The best way to visit Kitchener’s Island is the typical sailing Egyptian boat Felucca. For about 60 minutes felucca riding to the northern entrance of the island then walked around 650 meters, the total length of the island. Your guide will show you the 27 squares and some of the tropical and subtropical plants. End your visit by the southern exit of the island to find the felucca waiting for you to take you to the Agha Khan Mausoleum from the water.
Back to the cruise for dinner and overnight with the chance to visit the Aswan souk or markets at night.
Meals:
Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 5 Nile Cruise
Day 5 Nile Cruise

Breakfast on board the Nile cruise and free time till lunch with the opportunity to visit Abu Simbel temple(optional)
Lunch on board then around 13.30 pm start sailing towards Kom Ombo temple. After 3 hours of sailing, we will enjoy the visit to the double temple of Kom Ombo. back to the boat for dinner and Sailing to Edfu city overnight.
Meals:
Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 6 Nile Cruise
Day 6 Nile Cruise

Breakfast on board then visit Edfu temple with horse-drawn carriages then back to boat. Passing Esna lock after 3 hours of sailing then complete our way to Luxor and overnight at Luxor
Meals:
Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 7 Nile Cruise
Day 7 Nile Cruise

Enjoying last breakfast on board the Nile cruise, check out and start our full day to the East and west bank of the Nile to visit
 Coptic Cathedral in Luxor
 Valley of the Kings
 Memnon Colossi
 Lunch in a local restaurant
 Karnak temple
At the end of the day and around 15.00 pm we will leave Luxor and drive to Hurghada where you will check in at your hotel for overnight
Meals:
Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 8 Hurghada
Day 8 Hurghada

Enjoy your breakfast at your hotel then free time at your own leisure or share in one of our Sea trips, or desert safari optional tours.
Meals:
Breakfast, lunch, dinner, snakes, drinks (all-inclusive hotel)

Day 9 Hurghada Cairo
Day 9 Hurghada Cairo

Breakfast at the hotel then departure to Cairo. Lunch in a local restaurant then, an optional tour to one of the following Churches
 Maronite Cathedral of St. Joseph
 Syrian Cathedral of the Holy Rosary in Cairo
 Cathedral of the Resurrection in Cairo
 Armenian Catholic Eparchy of Iskanderiya
 Chaldean Catholic Eparchy of Cairo
 Saqqara and the step pyramids
 Citadel of Saladin and the alabaster mosque
 Egyptian Museum in Cairo Khan El Khalili Bazaar

Day 10 Cairo - Alexandria - Final departure
Day 10 Cairo - Alexandria - Final departure

Enjoy the breakfast at the hotel, check out and start our way with an air-conditioned bus to start an amazing day to the Bride of the Mediterranean, The City That Never Sleeps, the Pearl of the Mediterranean, or Lady Alexandria, and you will visit some of its most famous sightseeing.
 The Catacombs of Kom El Shuqafa or the largest Roman Cemetery which is consisting of three levels cut into the rock under the ground level.
 St. Mark's Cathedral
 Monastery. St. Mina
 Latin Catholic Apostolic Vicariate of Alexandria of Egypt
Lunch
You will enjoy lunch in a fish restaurant with a Sea view
Meals:
Breakfast, lunch

Important Notes:

This program is a proposal that includes our route suggestions. You can consider it the starting point to a trip that can be customized according to your wishes, changing the number of days, sightseeing, etc.

Included/Excluded

  • 3 nights Cairo hotel on H/B basis 5***** hotel first stay (your choice)
  • Sleeper train from Cairo to Aswan including dinner and breakfast
  • 3 nights Nile cruise between Aswan and Luxor
  • 2 Nights Hurghada hotel on an all-inclusive basis 5*****
  • 1 night Cairo hotel on B/B basis 5***** hotel second stay
  • Entrance fee for all sightseeing included in the program
  • Romanian speaking tour guide / English speaking tour guide (your choice)
  • Felucca riding in Aswan
  • Abu Simbel temple
  • Nubian village
  • Entrance fee for any of the pyramids
  • Entrance fee for the tomb of Tutankhamun at the valley of the kings (20$)
  • Entrance fee for the tomb of Ramesses V, Ramesses VI at the valley of the kings (7$)
  • Entrance fee for Seti I tomb at the valley of the kings (90$)
  • Nile cruise tipping (10 $ per person for the whole stay, obligatory)
  • Guide tipping as advised according to the local traditions
  • Beverages during lunch at the local restaurants and, onboard Nile Cruise

Tour's Location

Egypt
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