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Wadi El Natroun monasteries - 1 Day

Wadi El Natroun monasteries

Visit one of the most important sacred sites in the world

Discover the balance hearts area and enjoy the western desert nature. Our expert tour guide will pick you up on time where we going to drive through the daily life and the desert quietness.

Watch the rare trees and the water wells in the way to wadi el natroun.the pharaohs used this place to get the salt out for the purpose of flogging.the holly family passed at this area during the trip to Egypt.witnessed the first christian monastic assembly.first stop will be deir al baramus which has five churches and big library.

Feel peace at this sacred place.move to visit deir anba bishoy which has the only baptism in all the Egyptian monasteries.it is the biggest monastery at wadi el natroun.watch the church of s.bishoy who was student of st.macarius it was the place where pope shenouda stayed.

See the ancient archaeological mill and move to visit deir abu maqar which is the richest monastery in wadi el natroun .Feel sacredness and watch the church of the virgin Mary,listen to st.helarya who dressed like men and stayed and buried at the place.next stop will be deir el suryani.

Syrian monks came to this place and anothers from the east.it has rare Coptic manuscripts.the smallest monastery and the location which the students came from every where to learn and to be monks.

Drive back to Cairo.


  • Pick up from hotel and drop off by airconditioning mini bus
  • expert tour guide
  • bottles of water
  • soft drink
  • taxes and charges


  • tipping

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Price From USD$55/person
Total $ 55 USD

Trip Facts

  • 6 am(time change is available)
  • about 8 hours
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