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Holy Day Tour / Coptic Cairo / Saint Simon Church & Virgin Mary Tree

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649
8 hours
Cairo
Cairo
Max People : 40
Trip Summary

Start your day with our private guide who will pick you from your hotel in a private air-conditioned vehicle to start an unforgettable spiritual day tour.

Departure & Return Location

Your chosen hotel in Cairo or Giza

Departure Time

At 08:00 AM

Price Includes

  • Entry fees to all mentioned sites
  • day tour will be escorted by an expert Egyptologist English speaking Guide
  • Lunch in an authentic local restaurant
  • a private touring spacious fully air condition vehicle and including all mentioned sites entry fees
  • One Bottled Water
  • All Service charges and taxes
  • Pick up services from your hotel & return

Price Excludes

  • Gratuities for Guide & Driver
  • Drinks during Lunch
  • Any Private Expenses

Activities

  • Virgin Mary Tree
  • Hanging Church
  • St. Sergius Church (Abu Serga Church)
  • St. Simon Monastery (Cave Monastery)
Additional Information
  • Confirmation will be received at the time of booking
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at the time of booking
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Infant meals not included
  • The dress code is smart casual
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Itinerary

08:00 Am- 10:30 AmPick up - Virgin Mary Tree

Holy Day Tour: You will start your day with Kemet Travel private guide who will pick you from your hotel in a private air-conditioned vehicle to start an unforgettable spiritual day tour, after leaving Wadi el-Natrun Virgin Mary washed her garments, sprinkling the used water on the ground, from which a balsam tree, now known as Virgin’s Tree

10:30 Am - 12:00 PmCoptic Cairo (Hanging Church / St. Sergieus Church)

sprouted and continues to receive after that to visit old Coptic area Al Moallaqa (The Hanging Church) or the hanging church which was built on the remains of the Roman fortress of Babylon. A wood carving representing Jesus Christ entering Jerusalem, houses about ninety rare icons of Basilican style. You will then move on to Abu Serga (St. Sergius) Church where they have disappeared to continue their journey into Egypt.

12:00 Pm - 01:00 PmLunch

Next, you will have your lunch in a good-quality floating restaurant overlooking the Nile River with a set menu of grilled chicken/kebab and kofta. (Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required)

01:00 Pm - 04:00 PmSt. Simon Monastery - Return Back

After that,  you finish driving for about 20 minutes to the hug Mokattam Mountain to enjoy the spiritual time at the St. Simon Church or (Cave Church) that back to your hotel in Cairo or Giza.

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