Tour to Wadi El Natroun Monastery from Alexandria

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  • Alexandria day tour


Description

Drive to Wadi El-Natrun, the birthplace for Christian monasticism. Visit the 4 surviving monasteries of the 50 that once existed here. Begin your trip with the oldest and most isolated monastery, Deir al-Baramus, and learn of the Desert Fathers of Christian monasticism.

Included:

  • Pick up services from hotel & return.
  • Bottled water during your trip.
  • All transfers by a private air-conditioned vehicle.
  • Entrance fees to the mentioned historical place.
  • Private All Languages speaking guide.
  • Lunch meal at local restaurant.
  • All taxes & service charge.

Excluded:

  • Any extras and personal expenses
  • Tipping kitty


Schedule

Drive by a modern air-conditioned vehicle to Wadi El-Natrun, the actual birthplace 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 Bishoiwhose body is still in the monastery. End your trip visiting Deir El-Suryani which is the smallest and most compact of the 4 monasteries.


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