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Pilgrimage to Egypt

Cairo, Egypt
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Duration

14 Days 13 Nights

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

Unlimited

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Overview

Pilgrimage to Egypt | Best Egypt Religious Tours Packages 2022

Come with Palma tours on a 13 nights pilgrimage to Egypt Package that starts from Cairo, Alexandria, El Sokhna, and Dahab. The trip will highlight several holy places mentioned in the program like Old Cairo Churches. Meanwhile, Wadi El Natron monasteries and Alexandria holy churches. Above all, we can contemplate the face of God, like Moses, we long to see him, as we approach St Catherine’s Monastery, Mount Sinai, located on the Sinai Peninsula.

We will ensure that your pilgrimage will be a truly wonderful experience. Egypt travel package Pilgrimage 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. The Pilgrimage to Egypt takes you to spiritual and historical places all over Egypt to fulfill your life dreams.

Besides the pilgrimage, you will explore Alexandria highlights like Pompey Pillar and Qaitbay citadel. Meanwhile, you will visit the biggest Roman tomb Catacomb. Egypt travel package includes the entrance fee for all the mentioned sights in the program with meals. Egypt package features archeologist guides, deluxe accommodations, and private tours.

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Cairo
  • Wadi El Natron
  • Alexandria
  • El Sokhna
  • St Catharine
  • Dahab

Itinerary

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Day 1 Cairo
Day 1 Cairo

Our representative will assist you through immigration and customs formalities at Cairo airport. After you pick up your luggage, he will then take you in our deluxe vehicle, to your Cairo hotel for check-in
Meals:
dinner

Day 2 Cairo
Day 2 Cairo

Breakfast at the hotel is followed by a full-day tour to El Matariya where you will visit the Virgin Mary tree. After that, you will head to your next visit, El Zeitoun Church or Saint Mary Church which was built in 1924 A.D as a copy or small figure from Aya Sofia church in Istanbul-Turkey.
Then you will end your tour in the oldest place of Cairo Coptic Cairo as it is called in Egypt. Your tour will include the Hanging Church, Abu Serga church then Ben Ezra Synagogue.
Meals:
Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 3 Cairo
Day 3 Cairo

Breakfast at the hotel then your guide will pick you up from the hotel at the agreed time to start your visits to Egyptian Museum. Lunch will be taken at a typical Egyptian restaurant with a variety of salads, rice, pasta, chicken, and Kofta.
You will continue to the Pyramids of Giza and the Great Sphinx and the valley temple.
Meals:
Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 4 Cairo
Day 4 Cairo

Breakfast at the hotel and then another full-day tour to Memphis, the administrative and religious center of Egypt. after that you will continue to Saqqara with its first stone structure the step pyramid. Lunch in a local restaurant then you will end your day in one of the royal necropolises located in the desert on the west bank of the Nile approximately 40 kilometers south of Cairo, Dahshour where you can see the two pyramids of Snefru the bent Pyramid, and the Red Pyramid.
Meals:
Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 5 Cairo - Wadi El Natrun – Alexandria
Day 5 Cairo - Wadi El Natrun – Alexandria

Your day starts with breakfast in your hotel followed by a drive, in our air-conditioned vehicle, to Wadi El Natrun, halfway between Cairo and Alexandria. From about fifty Coptic monasteries existed in the area one day, we have only four that survived to the present day,
the monastery of the Romans (Deir El-Baramos) which is the oldest of the surviving four, the monastery of Syrians (Deir El-Saurian) which is the smallest, the monastery of St. Pshoi (Deir Anba Pshoi) which is still keeps the body of Anba Pshoi and the last one, the St. Macarius Monastery (Deir Abu Makari).
At the end of the day, you will continue your way to Alexandria to take lunch and then check-in at your hotel for the overnight.
Meals:
Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 6 Alexandria
Day 6 Alexandria

Your day starts with breakfast at your hotel followed by a drive with our deluxe vehicle to Alexandria Sightseeing like
Catacomb kaum al-Szukaf
Pompey Column
Kaitbay Citadel
Lunch
Lunch will be in a fish restaurant near the citadel (Fish Market, Gambariko, or Ankash fish restaurant) with fresh Mediterranean Sea fish. Later on, we will start our visit to Alexandria Coptic Churches including
The Coptic church Morqosia
Evenglasmos Greek Church
Saint Catrin Church
Jewish Synagogues
Meals:
Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 7 Alexandria - El Sokhna
Day 7 Alexandria - El Sokhna

Breakfast will be taken at your hotel then check-out to start your day with Alexandrina library from outside as long as it opens at 11.00 am. then we drive 150 km to visit Saint Mina monastery.
Lunch
In an amazing Bedouin tent restaurant called Khattab Oasis then drive direct to El Sokhna, check in at the Sea Club hotel, and overnight.
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Hotel Sea Club in El Sokhna is the best option as the hotel is really nice, close to Sharm El Sheikh Road and the food is very good as the beach.
Meals:
Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 8 El Sokhna
Day 8 El Sokhna

Breakfast at your hotel then You will start your tour with your guide to the Monastery of Saint Anthony, which is considered to be one of the oldest monasteries in the world, together with Saint Catherine’s monastery on Mount Sinai.
Back to the hotel, enjoying the rest of the day on the beach
Meals.
Breakfast, dinner

Day 9 El Sokhna St. Catharine

Breakfast at the hotel followed by checking out and then starting our way to St. Catharine. on the way we will stop by
Ayun Musa – (Woody Mara Exodus 15:22-25) from outside by car as the area is closed now because of Covid-19
Feiran Oasis: Well-known for its naturally grown palm trees, the Feiran Oasis of South Sinai is as old as time. It is also known as the “Pearl of Sinai” and “Holy Palms” in the Bedouin dialect.
Waadi Feiran – The Greek Orthodox Nuns Monastery in Mount Nabi Musa
Wadi Feiran is mostly visited for its Orthodox Convent. Wadi Feiran is an oasis that holds the ruins of a monastery from the 5th century. The functioning, newer complex is in a beautiful garden along the main road, located right next to some older ruins. The opposite is Jebel Tahouna, with some hermit caves at its base and the ruins of a church on top, marking the spot from where Moses is believed to watch the fight with the Amalekites below.
Meals:
Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 10 St Catharine
Day 10 St Catharine

Free day Enjoy the hotel with the possibility to go on a sea trip or around the city.
Meals:
Breakfast, dinner

Day 11 Dahab
Day 11 Dahab

Meeting at the reception of the hotel around 01.00 am then start the drive to the St. Catherine area and Mount Sinai
climbing the Mountain at one of the highest points in Egypt around 2,285 meters above sea level to enjoy an amazing view of the Sun rising over the magnificent Mountains around. Upon return, we will head to St. Catherine’s Monastery which is Greek Orthodox and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the oldest working Christian monastery in the world.
Transfer to Dahab check-in at the hotel and have free time.
Meals:
Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 12 Dahab
Day 12 Dahab

Free day at your own leisure
Meals,
Breakfast, dinner

Day 13 Cairo
Day 13 Cairo

Free day at your own leisure then check out and fly to Cairo
Meals,
Breakfast, dinner

Day 14 final departure

Breakfast at the hotel and free time till final departure
Meals:
breakfast

Important Notes:

Notes
Kindly be informed that Alexandria days are arranged according to the opening hours of the sightseeing.
On the second day, Alexandria is tailored according to the only way how we can do the library and drive to St. Mina as it is far from Alexandria. Also, putting in mind the distance between Alexandria and El Sokhna
This program can be changed without prior notice due to Covid-19 or security restrictions.
Concerning Dahab or Sharm El Sheikh, we advise Sharm El Sheikh as the hotels are much better than Dahab resorts.

Included/Excluded

  • All transfers with air-conditioned vehicles
  • Entrance fee for all mentioned sights
  • 4 Nights Cairo hotel
  • 2 Night Alexandria hotel
  • 3 Nights El Sokhna hotel
  • 1 Night St Catharine
  • 2 Nights Dahab
  • 1 Night Cairo
  • Fly tickets from Sharm to Cairo
  • Tipping
  • Drinks during lunch

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Cairo, Egypt
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