In a dream, Joseph, the carpenter, was ordered by God to escort Jesus and his mother to Egypt, where they would find refuge. Both Western and Eastern traditions agree that the method of transport most likely used by the holy family on their journey to Egypt would have been a donkey.
In this situation, the Virgin Mary would have been seated on the donkey, holding the child Jesus in her arms and Joseph would have walked by their side, leading the way to Egypt . The journey of the Holy Family to Egypt including fantastic excursions to the Giza Pyramids and Egyptian Museum in Cairo and relaxing Nile cruise experience from Luxor to Aswan for 4 day Nile cruise 5 Stars .
|DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION||Cairo international airport.|
Day 1: Arrive in Cairo airport, meet and assist transfer to your hotel with A/C van overnight at the hotel.
Day 2: Pyramids and Cairo Sightseeing After breakfast will accompanied by your guide to Giza Plateau to visit one of the seven wonders of the ancient world Great Pyramids of Cheops, Chefren and Mykerinus, Sphinx and Valley temple facing the great statue. Then transfer to enjoyEgyptian Museum, Treasures room for the child king Tutankhamen . Back to hotel overnight in Cairo.
Day 3: The Virgin Mary Tree Church After breakfast you will be accompanied by your personal guide to start the Holy Family Journey in Egypt, your first stop will be at the town of In the incoherent district of El-Mataria, in Cairo, Overnight stay in Cairo.
Day 4– Wadi El Natroun Monasteries After breakfast you will be accompanied by your personal guide to visit Wadi Natroun a desert area said to have been blessed by the Christ. The Holy Family crossed the western branch of the river Nile (Rosetta branch) to the south to Wadi AL-Natrun. ” Der El Baramus , Deir Anba , Abu Makar Monastery and Deir El-Suryani Overnight stay in Cairo.
Day 5– Cairo Churches Breakfast at your hotel in Cairo, you will be accompanied by your personal guide to visit Cairo churches, Overnight stay in Cairo.
Day 6– St.Simon Monastery & Virgin Mary church , Later, you will be transferred to Ramsis railway station to board the sleeper train to Aswan-dinner will be served on board. Overnight inside your compartment.
Day 7: Aswan Nile Cruise Tours Aswan city tour to visit High Dam , Temple of Philae and Unfinished Obelisk. overnight in Aswan.
Day 8: Sail to Kom Ombo and Edfu Temples , overnight on board.
Day 9– Luxor Nile Cruise Tours sail to Luxor, then visit the West Bank of Luxor Valley of the Kings , The temple of Queen Hatshepsut at El-Deir El-Bahari & the Colossi of Memnon , overnight in Luxor.
Day 10: Visit the East Bank of Luxor ” Karnak Temple and Luxor Temple ” then you will be transferred to Luxor train station ” Train back to Cairo , Overnight at the train .
Day 11– Arrival Cairo free day to relax .
Day 12 – Overnight tour to Saint Catherine and Prophet Moses Mountain . will pick you up from your hotel in Cairo at 6 pm by a modern air-conditioned vehicle to drive to St.Catheine, takes about 7 hours driving Overnight in the way .
Day-13– Start climbing the Moses Mountain begins at 2:00 am hike the mountain in darkness to Witness sunrise from The Top of Moses Mountain then you will visit Saint Catherine Monastery after lunch time them drive back to Cairo , Overnight at Cairo
Day 14– Free day by yourself walking a round the city .
Day 15– Final Departure flight back home .
Children Policy : Child (age 5-11).
Note: Nile Cruise is always a 5 Stars even if you preferred to stay at 3 or 4 Stars Hotel in Cairo
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