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Most of the world knows the story of the trip of the Holy Family but very few have been able to follow their path to safety in Egypt.  Here is an indepth tour that will entertain, educate and inspire you.

Day Description
Day 01 Arrival at Cairo international airport. Meet & Assist: by Royal Manta representative. Transfer: Our Representatives will assist you with obtaining your luggage after this transfer to hotel with latest and modern A C Car. During the way enjoying Cairo streets Cairo is the largest city in North Africa and the Middle East. The City of a Thousand Minarets.
Day 02 Breakfast: Buffet breakfast at the hotel. Enjoy a trip to Samanoud on the Damietta branch of the Nile where a church commemorates the resting place of the Holy Family. Then proceed to Sakha where the Holy Family is also believed to have visited and a place renowned for its Christian community in the middle Ages. Back to Cairo & overnight.
Day 03 Enjoy a visit to Wadi Natroun a desert area said to have been blessed by the Christ with three monasteries still existing today. Overnight in Cairo.
Day 04 Visit the holy well and sacred tree at Matariya on the outskirts of Cairo a well-attested resting place of the Holy Family and a popular destination among medieval pilgrims. Also see the Church of St. George as well as the Fortress of Babylon in Old Cairo which the Holy Family passed by and visit the ancient churches including the Hanging Church and St. Sergius in the same area. Overnight in Cairo.
Day 05 See the Church of the Holy Virgin on the banks of the Nile at Maadi to the south of Cairo where Jesus and his Virgin Mother boarded a sailing boat to the village of Deir Al-Garnousin Upper Egypt. Go by air-conditioned vehicle to this village near the town of Maghagha where the Monastery of Arganos was later founded. Here outside the Church of the Virgin a well is believed to have provided Jesus and his Virgin Mother with the water they needed. Also see the beautiful church hewn out of the cliff beside the river at Gabal Al-Teir in Minya. Overnight in Minya.
Day 06 Trip to the Monastery of the Holy Virgin at Al Qusiya a popular site for pilgrims from ancient times. Jesus and his Virgin Mother are believed to have stayed at this site for over three years. Overnight in Minya.
Day 07 You will be driven back to Cairo to check in your hotel in Cairo and overnight.
Day 08 Breakfast and transfer to Cairo International Airport for departure.
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