Holy Family in Egypt, Cairo Luxor & Aswan

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Holy Family in Egypt tour is a perfectly organized and detailed travel package to explore all the renowned Christian monuments in Egypt. We will be tracing the rout of The Holy Family in Egypt and explore some of the finest Coptic monuments in Egypt. This is in addition to visiting the marvelous highlights of Cairo and a superb Nile Cruise sailing down ... Read More
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Holy Family in Egypt

Day 1 : Arrival Cairo – Welcome to Egypt

Our most valuable guests would arrive in Cairo at any time around the clock, Oriental Tours Representative would be awaiting the guests to welcome them in the land of the Nile to enjoy the Holy Family Journey in Egypt Tour. - After we finish with the causalities at the airport, the guests would be transferred to their preferred hotel. - Our guests would check-in their rooms quickly to relax and get ready for a wonderful day in their beginning of their tours to Egypt. - Overnight in the hotel in Cairo.

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Day 2 : Pyramids & Sightseeing in Cairo

The guests will have the delicious breakfast at the hotel to energize for a day full of excitement in their Holy Family Journey Tour in Egypt. The modern A/C vehicle would be waiting for our guests escorted by the most skilled and long experienced tour guides The first visit of the day would be to the Pyramids of Giza, the most popular monument in the whole world. Constructed more than 4000 years ago as the royal necropolis of the kings of Egypt, the pyramids of Giza are quite astonishing. Many scientists do not recognize for sure, until now, how these huge structures were built. The next visit of the day will be to the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities, that hosts the largest collection of Pharaonic exhibitions all over the world. This is where guests get to view a whole illustration of the ancient Egyptian history with the treasures of King Tut Ankh Amun, the collection of Akhenaten, and the Mummies Hall. We will be having lunch in one of the recommended restaurants in Cairo Our last visit of the day will be to Khan El Khalili. Established in the 15th century, it is the largest and most wonderful touristic market in the region. This is where guests would buy gifts and souvenirs reflecting their holiday in Egypt. Simply, there isn’t a single type of Egyptian goods that cannot be found in Khan El Khalili. At the end of the day, guests would be transferred to their hotel. The guests have the rest of the evening at leisure Overnight in the hotel in Cairo.

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Day 3 : Explore Tel Basta & Belbis

After the refreshing breakfast at the hotel, the guests would be ready for another day in their Holy Family Journey in Egypt Tour -We will be driving around 2 hours to the North Eastern direction from Cairo to reach Tell Basta, this is where the holy family spent some time during their holy journey in Egypt. Tel Basta was where the Christ gushed a water well. The guests would visit this sacred well and then explore Bubastis, an important center of civilization during ancient times. -Our next stop of the day will be to Belbis, where the holy family resided under a tree that was called the Virgin Mary Tree. This was also where the only Church of Saint George was established. The guests would explore the tree and the church in their Holy Journey in Egypt Tour We will be having lunch in one of the finest retaurants in Egypt At the end of the day, the guests would be transferred to their hotel in Cairo. They have the rest of the day to explore Cairo at their own pace. The guests may also choose one of our wonderful optional tours in Cairo. Overnight in the hotel in Cairo.

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Day 4 : Visit Sakha & Samanoud

After having the wonderful breakfast in our hotel in Cairo, we get ready for another exciting day in our Holy Family Journey in Egypt Tour. Today, we would be travelling for around 135 kilometers to the North of Cairo, Egyptian capital, to explore Sakha, where the holy family spent many days during their holy journey in Egypt. Sakha hosts one of the oldest churches in Egypt. Named the Church of the Virgin Mary, this church was established in the Middle Ages by the Christian community of the town at the time. The guests would also view the famous foot print of the Christ in Sakha. Our next stop of the day would be to the city of Samanoud. This is where the holy family were warmly welcomed by the inhabitants of the city and the Christs blessed them. The guests would visit the Church of Abanoub and explore the holy well of the city. We will be having lunch in one of the nicest retaurants in the Nile Delta. The guests at the end of this trip, would be transferred back to their hotel in Cairo. Free evening to spend in Cairo, or choose one of our remarkable optional tours in Cairo Overnight in the hotel in Cairo.

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Day 5 : The Monasteries of Wadi Al Natrun

Tasty breakfast would be served in the hotel in Cairo. Today is one of the most interesting days in our Holy Family Journey in Egypt Tour. We would be travelling for a couple of hours by our modern AC vehicle towards Wadi Al Natrun, located to the North West of Cairo, the Egyptian capital. This was where the holy family resorted and hid for a period of time during their journey in Egypt. Afterwards, Egyptian Copts began escaping to the valley of Wadi Al Natrun to avoid the cruelty of the Roman Emperors. This is why many remarkable Christain monasteries are located in Wadi El Natrun today. We begin our visits by exploring the Monastery of El Baramus, founded in the 4th century AD, the monastery is one of the most ancient to be establishd in Egypt. With a huge foritifcation wall, the monastery has some quite amazing original sections. We move on with our trip to visit the Monastery of SaintPishoy, constructed in the 4th century AD, this is the largest and perhaps the most impressive monastery in Wadi El Natrun. Our next stop will be to the Syrians Monastery, the smallest in Wadi El Natrun. Mainly inhibited by Syriac monks, the monastery has some interesting details. Our last visit in Wadi El Natrun would be to the Saint Marcus Monastery. Constructed in the middle of the 4th century AD, the monastery is monastery is one of the most notable to explore in Wadi El Natrun. We will be having lunch in one of the most recommended restaurants in our way back to Cairo. The guests at the end of this trip, would be transferred back to their hotel in Cairo. Free evening to spend in Cairo, or choose one of our remarkable optional tours in Cairo Overnight in the hotel in Cairo.

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Day 6 : Coptic Cairo

We begin our day with the wonderful breakfast at the hotel before we move on with our Holy Family Journey in Egypt Tour. Today, we will be exploring Coptic Cairo, home for many interesting historical churches and chapels. Our first visit would be to the Hanging Church in Cairo, constructed on the ruins of two towers of Babylon Fort, the hanging church is one of the most marvelous ancient churches of Cairo, famous for its wonderful decorations and icons. We go on with our visits to explore the Church of Saint George, with its imposing exterior and façade, the church was established as early as the 10th century and it contains several remarkable features The guests afterwards have lunch in one of the best local restaurants in Cairo. Afterwards, we move on with our trip to explore the Christian monuments in Cairo by exploring the Virgin Mary Church in Mostorod, the famous Virgin Mary Tree and well in Matariya. This is one of the most renowned places the holy family passed by during their trip in Egypt. The guests at the end of this trip, would be transferred back to their hotel in Cairo. Free evening to spend in Cairo, or choose one of our remarkable optional tours in Cairo Overnight in the hotel in Cairo.

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Day 7 : Tour from Cairo to Minya

We have our delicious breakfast in the hotel We check out our hotel in Cairo Today, we would be following the rout of the holy family in Upper Egypt. Our guests would be travelling for around 3 hours to reach El Minya, located to the South of Cairo, the city hosts many interesting Christian monuments. We explore the Church of Virgin Mary of Al Minya, located near Gebal El Teir, or the Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary of Mount bird. This rock hewn church is one of the most remarkable and ancient in Egypt, constructed in the 4th century AD. We check in the hotel in Al Minya Overnight in the hotel in Al Minya.

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Day 8 : Minya – Dandara – Luxor

After the wonderful breakfast at the hotel in Al Minya, we check out the hotel to get ready for a day full of enjoyment exploring the rout of the Holy Family in Egypt. We travel towards Sohag, located 450 kilometers to the south of Cairo, the city hosts some quite notable Christian monuments. We begin our day by visiting the White Monastery, Constructed by (Schenute) the Archimandrite in 442 AD, the monastery got its name from the prominent white limestone. It is famous for its wonderful arts and paintings. We move on with our trip to explore the Monastery of the Holy Virgin at Al Qusiya. Constructed around the 6th or 7th century AD, the monastery is a marvelous example of Coptic architecture in Upper Egypt. We have lunch during the day in one of the finest restaurants. We continue our drive in our most comfortable vehicle towards Luxor, or ancient Thebes, where many Pharaonic treasures are located. On our way, we visit the marvelous ancient Temple of Dendara. Established as early as the 23rd century BC, this temple is dedicated to the Goddess Hathour. It is one of the best preserved temples of ancient Egypt. We reach Luxor in the evening Check in the hotel in Luxor. Overnight in the hotel in Luxor

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Day 9 : Nile Cruise Tour Luxor East Bank

Today, after breakfast, we would be beginning a whole new chapter of our trip to Egypt. We check out the hotel to embark a Nile Cruise ship that would sail from Luxor to Aswan in a marvelous trip that contains all the renowned famous highlights of Upper Egypt, has a wonderful entertainment program, and gives the tourists the chance to enjoy sailing down the Nile the same as ancient Egyptians. We check in the Nile Cruise ship. Today we would be exploring the West Bank of Luxor, or the city of the dead as ancient Egyptians named it. This is where many mortuary temples and ancient burials sites are located. your first visit of the day will be the Valley of the Kings, the royal burial site of ancient Egypt. The tombs of the valley have the most wonderful colors and ornaments. The most famous among them is the Tomb of King Tut Ankh Amun which was discovered in 1922 by . Your next visit of the day will be at the Colossi of Memnon. The two huge statues are the only remaining sections of the temple of Amenhotep III and today became a famous landmark of Luxor. The next visit will be to the charming Temple of Hatshepsut. Consturcted in the 15th century BC, this temple is truly one of the most wonderful of ancient Egypt. Featured with rising terraces, the statues of Queen Hateshepsut, and the chaples of Anubis and Hathour, the temple was once used also as a Christian monastery. We go back to our Nile Cruise to enjoy the rest of the day. Dinner and overnight in the Nile Cruise

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Day 10 : Nile Cruise Tour Luxor West Bank

Today we will explore the wonders of the East Bank of Luxor The most wonderful breakfast would be served in the Nile Cruise ship to get ready for the amazing day exploring the wonders of the East Bank of Luxor. Our first visit of the day would be to the Karnak Temple, the largest and most impressive ancient Egyptian temple. Almost all Pharoahs that ruled over Egypt, beginning of the 20th century BC, had their contributions to the Karnak. The results were quite breathtaking especially the hypostyle hall of Ramses II, the sacred lake, the obelisks of Hateshepsut, and several other sections. The second visit we have today would be to the Luxor Temple, the smaller sister of Karnak which was both connect via the avenue of sphinxes. The Luxor Temple is another magnficient example of the great architecture of ancient Egypt. We go back to enjoy our ride in the Nile Cruise ship. Sail towards Edfu and Com Ombo. Dinner and overnight in the Nile Cruise.

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Day 11 : Edfu and Kom Ombo

We have the most pleasant breakfast in the Nile Cruise before we continue our remarkable tour of Egypt in a Nile Cruise ship. Our first visit of the day would be to the Temple of Edfu, the most perfect and well-preserved Ptolemiac temple of ancient Egypt. This is one of the best ancient temples in Egypt and a rare example of this type of architecture. We go back to our Nile cruise ship to enjoy the rest of the day Our next visit will be to the Temple of Kom Ombo. Dedicated to the chrocodile god, Sobek and the falcon god, the temple is a wonderful example of how two structures were built in parallel for two gods. The temple is famous for some wonderful features. We go back to enjoy our ride in the Nile Cruise ship. Sail towards Aswan. Dinner and overnight in the Nile Cruise.

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Day 12 : Aswan Nile Cruise Tour Visits

We reach the charming city of Aswan in the morning. Sunny and warm all year long, Aswan was nicknamed as the city of the sun and gold during ancient times. After breakfast, we begin our tour in Aswan by visiting the High Dam, constructed during the ruling period of former Egyptian president, Abdel Nasser, this huge dam generates large quantities of the electricity of Egypt. It is also among the most fascinating examples of contemporary architecture. Now, its time to explore the Temple of Philae. Dedicated to the goddess Isis, the temple was relocated to its current place after the construction of the High Dam. Featured with its wonderful huge columns, stone curved pylons, and magnificent decorations, the temple is a must-see for any tourists who travel to Egypt. We end our visits for the day by exploring the Unfinished Obelisk. Considered to be the largest piece of metal humans ever dealt with, it weighs over 1000 tons. This is where tourists would get a wonderful explanation and illustrations of how and why ancient Egyptians built these huge impressive structures.

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Day 13 : Aswan – Train to Cairo

After we enjoy our last breakfast in the Nile Cruise ship, we check out our hotel. The most comfortable AC vehicle would be awaiting our guests to be transferred to the Aswan Train Station to take the train to Cairo. We arrive in Cairo in the afternoon. We check in the hotel in Cairo. Overnight in the hotel in Cairo.

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Day 14 : Cairo A Day of Optional Tours

The best breakfast would be served in the hotel in Cairo. The guests have the rest of the day to enjoy Cairo by their own. The guests have a wonderful list of our optional tours in Cairo to choose from. Overnight in the hotel in Cairo.

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Day 15 : Cairo – Final Flight Back Home

We have the wonderful breakfast in the hotel Check out hotel in Cairo. The guests would be transferred to the Cairo International Airport. Our lovely guests would take their flights back home after spending a wonderful tour exploring the rout of the journey of the holy family in Egypt.

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Hotels
Le Meridien Pyramids Hotel and Spa

Le Meridien Pyramids Hotel and Spa

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Le Meridien Pyramids Hotel and Spa has a magical views of the Giza Pyramids and Great Sphinx, because it is located only 1 km away. Le Meridien Pyramids is only 13 km from Tahrir Square and Cairo’s downtown. Giza area is a great choice for travelers who is interested in museums, monuments and history.

Cruises
MS Nile Premium Nile Cruise

MS Nile Premium Nile Cruise

MS Nile Premium Nile Cruise 4 nights from Luxor to Aswan ambiance is sophisticated and chic, one of the best holidays to Egypt 2018 and Decorated predominantly in neutral tones, however its dark wood lending it a Colonial feel, it is stylish without being fussy; modern whilst retaining warmth. The cruise offers its guests a truly elegant cruising experience, with all of the latest features to ensure the safety and comfort of those aboard. The lounge bar with its attractive terrace area is the perfect place for a pre-dinner drink and the large.

Package Inclusion
  • nights in Cairo based as mentioned above or at Le Meridien hotel Pyramids including breakfast.
  • 1 night at Mercure Elmenia hotel including breakfast.
  • 1 night at Steigebenber hotel Luxor including breakfast.
  • 4 nights Nile Cruise Luxor to Aswan including full board.
  • 2 nights in Cairo based as mentioned above or at Le Meridien hotel Pyramids including breakfast.
  •  All transfers and luggage handling within Egypt.
  • All transportation by air-conditioned vehicles.
  • All sightseeing with licensed guides.
  • All entrance fees as mentioned in the program.
  • All hotel taxes and service charges.
  • Meals: Breakfast x 8.
Package Excludes
  • International and domestic flights tickets
  • tips 
  • any thing of nature personal items 

Price per person in double room valid from 01/01/2018 till 31/12/2018 except during peak periods.

Double room
$1,890
Triple room
$1,795
Single room
$2,700

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Terms & Conditions

General Notes :

  • Published prices are valid the whole year except high seasons, Christmas, New year and Easter period, please contact us to receive supplements info@orientaltoursegypt.com
  • Bookings are subject to hotel availabilities, in case hotel is fully booked a suitable alternative of same offered standard and quality hotel will be booked.
  • Hotels, airlines, extra nights and extra tours are available upon request.
  • Children rates are based on 1 child under 12 years old sharing parents room without extra bed, in case extra bed is requested there will be a supplement.

 

Payment Policy:

  • 25% deposit payment is requested upon signing up for your chosen package through our credit card payment channel or by receiving online payment invoice.
  • The balance due of 75% is requested one month before the arrival, our operations team will be sending to you an online payment invoice to settle the balance due then you will be receiving all travel documents related to your trip.

 

Tipping advice:

  • The tips are not included in the trip price so all the working staff is expecting to be tipped. This is only if you were satisfied with your trip/services and of course this is not compulsory and will advise you later concerning the tipping figures.
Cancellation policy

Cancellations should be in writing and be acknowledgeable by oriental tours team, the cancellation charges are as follows:

  •  Cancellation received prior to Arrival more than 60 days, there will be only 10% deducted as administrative fees.
  • 60-31 Days will be against 50% cancellation fees of the total package Amount.
  • 30-15 days will be against 75% cancellation fees of the total package Amount.
  • Less than 15 days will be against 80% cancellation fees.
  • No show will be 100% cancellation fees
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