The Route of the Holy Family I
8 Days: 6 nights Cairo, 1. night Menya
DAY 1 CAIRO
Arrival at Cairo International airport. Meet & assist by Mass Travel
representative. Transfer to the Hotel. Overnight in Cairo.
DAY 2 CAIRO
Breakfast. Visit to the Pyramids of Giza & the Sphinx. Lunch at a local
restaurant. Continue with the visit of the Egyptian Museum and Khan el Khalili
bazaar. Overnight in Cairo.
DAY 3 CAIRO
Breakfast. Full Day excursion to the Old Cairo where you can Visit a lot of
historic churches such as the Hanging ( Moalaka ) Church , the Greek Orthodox
& convent of St. George, St. Barbara church, as well as other old churches
built on sites visited by the holy family, and the Coptic Museum. Lunch at a
Typical Egyptian restaurant. Visit the church of St. Mary, Located in Maadi.
Overnight in Cairo.
DAY 4 CAIRO - MENYA
Breakfast. Transfer by private A/C bus to Menya accompanied by Mass Travel
representative. visit the Monastery of St. Mary at Gabal Al Tair one of the
most important places visited by the Holy Family during their stay in Egypt for
three and a half years. Dinner & Overnight in Menya.
DAY 5 MENYA - CAIRO
Breakfast. Excursion to Al Muharak Monastery on the hill of Qusquam ,
considered as the most important place because the Holy Family stayed there for
more than Six months and it is where the Angel of the lord appeared in a dream
to St. Joseph saying : "Take the Young Child and his Mother and go back to
the land of Israel". Drive back to Cairo. Lunch en route. Overnight in
DAY 6 CAIRO - EL FAIYUM - CAIRO
Breakfast. Full Day Excursion to El Faiyum to visit the temple of Kaser el
Sagha, the Pyramid of Hawarah, and the monasteries of Deir el Malak & Deir
el Azab. Lunch at a local restaurant. Drive back to Cairo. Overnight in Cairo.
DAY 7 CAIRO - WADY EL NATRUN - CAIRO
Breakfast. Full Day Excursion to Wady el Natrun located on the road between
Cairo & Alexandria to visit four important Monasteries ( Abu Makkar, Anba
Bishoy, El Soriyan and El Baramos ). Lunch at a local restaurant. Overnight in
DAY 8 CAIRO
Breakfast. Check out & Transfer to Cairo International airport for Final