in Alexandria, Egypt

Tour to Wadi El Natroun Monastery from Alexandria


Alexandria, Egypt

111.15 USD

1 - 15

8 hrs


From $111.15 USD
per person

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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:
    • Alexandria, Egypt
  • Pickup: from your hotel in Alexandria

Categories
  • Cultural Tours
  • Historical & Heritage Tours

Time of Tour
  • Departure at: 8:00 AM
  • Duration: 8 hrs

Additional
  • Price per person: $111.15
  • Size: 1 - 15 people
  • Discount: 0%
  • Languages: English - Guide

Inclusion
  • Pick up services from hotel & return..
    Bottled water during your trip..
    All transfers by a private air-conditioned vehicle..
    Private All Languages speaking guide..
    Lunch meal at local restaurant..
    All taxes & service charge..
    Lunch.
    Bottled water

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

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.

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.
Minimum drinking age is 18 years.
This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

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