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Day tour to Wadi El Natrun from Alexandria Visit the oldest Christian monasteries .Tours and Excursions from Alexandria Private Tour includes all Pickup and drop off transfers from your location in Alexandria,Entry fees,Expert Tour guide
Book Online Day tour to Wadi El Natrun from Alexandria With Emo Tours Egypt
Duration: 8 Hours
Type: Private Tour
Availability: Runs Daily
Pick up & drop off: Alexandria
Prices Quoted Per Person in American dollar ($)
Adult : 90 $
CHILDREN POLICY :
Child From 6 to 11 Years Pay 50 $
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At 8:00 am Pickup from your hotel by our expert Licensed tour guide then drive 120 K/M south of Alexandria to Wadi El Natrun desert area the actual birth place 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 Bishoi whose body is still in the monastery.
Continue your trip to Deir Abu Maqar which is the richest monastery now in Wadi El-Natrun, as it has more than 100 monks and 600 workers in the extensive farm which spreads in front of it.
You will end your trip with Deir El-Suryani which is the smallest and most compact of the 4 monasteries. Upon return to Alexandria, You will get to make a photo stop for Alexandria Library ,Qaitbay Citadel