in 131 El-Shaheed Galal El-Desouky, Bab Sharqi WA Wabour Al Meyah, Qesm Bab Sharqi, Alexandria, Egypt

Tour to Wadi El Natroun Monastery from Alexandria


131 El-Shaheed Galal El-Desouky, Bab Sharqi WA Wabour Al Meyah, Qesm Bab Sharqi, Alexandria, Egypt

108.71 USD

1 - 15

8 hrs


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Overview
  • 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.

Location
  • Around:
    • 131 El-Shaheed Galal El-Desouky, Bab Sharqi WA Wabour Al Meyah, Qesm Bab Sharqi
    • Alexandria, Egypt
  • Pickup: Traveler pickup is offered
    from your hotel in Alexandria


Categories
  • Cultural Tours
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Time of Tour
  • Departure at:
  • Duration: 8 hrs

Additional
  • Price per person: $108.71
  • Size: 1 - 15 people
  • Discount: 0%
  • Languages: English - Guide

Inclusion
  • Lunch.
    Air-conditioned vehicle.
    All Fees and Taxes.
    Pick up services from hotel & return.

Exclusion
  • Any extras not mentioned in the program.
    Tipping

Cancellation
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience

Tour to Wadi El Natroun Monastery from Alexandria

Itinerary
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Pass By: Alexandria National Museum, 110 El Horreya Rd. Raml Station, 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.

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Additional Information

Confirmation will be received at time of booking.
Not wheelchair accessible.
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

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