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Day Tour to Wadi El Natrun Monasteries from Cairo

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  • 8 Hours
  • Everyday
  • Mobile ticketing
  • Hotel pickup offered
  • Without payment
  • Private Tour

Explore Wadi El Natrun Monasteries in just one day with this private tour from Cairo. Visit the 4 surviving monasteries of the 50 that once existed here.

After being picked up from your hotel in Cairo to Wadi El Natrun where there are four surviving Monasteries. The name Wadi El Natrun refers to the 8 different Lakes that produce Natron Salt. The Specific Monasteries of the Area: 1. The Monastery of Anba Bishoy 2.The Monastery of Baramus 3. The Monastery of Abu Makar 4. The Monastery of El – Suryan.

First, you will visit Deir al Baramus, this is the oldest of the four surviving Monasteries and the story behind this is of the two sons of Valentinus who were tested to prove their faith.

Next, Our second stop will be Deir Anba Bishoi, it was named after Bishoi whose body still lies in the Monastery. The early Christians chose the desert for their Monasteries because under Roman rule Egyptian Christians were persecuted.

Finally, Visit Deir El Suryani, this is the smallest of the four but is the most attractive. Upon entry, you will find there are domes, staircases, and balconies, and apparantley it holds a lock of hair from Mary Magdalene. Then you will be taken back to your hotel in Cairo.

  • Discover Egypt’s rich Christian history at Wadi El Natrun
  • Enjoy a magical day tour to Wadi El Natrun
  • Visit four ancient monasteries at Wadi El Natrun
  • Get introduced to Deir El Baramus
  • Transfer from any hotel in Cairo, Giza, or Cairo airport is free. 

Live Tour Guide

English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Polish, Russian, Arabic

Departure Time

8:00 AM

Departure & Return

Traveler pickup is offered.
Please contact us one day before the trip for the final pickup time and Let us know your hotel name and room number after arrival.

Price Includes

  • Pickup and drop-off at your accommodation
  • Entrance fees to all the mentioned sites
  • Egyptologist tour guide
  • Lunch

Price Excludes

  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuities

What to bring

  • Sunglasses and Sun hat
  • Cash
  • Camera

Infant from (age 0 – 5)  Free

Children from (age 6 – 11)  45

Adult from (age 12 – 99) 


How can I book a trip?

You can book via:

  • The website
  • Email
  • WhatsApp, Viber, and Telegram
    by sending a message [Tour name, the number of people, and the day of the trip]
    +20 101 330 0399

Please contact us one day before the trip for the final pickup time and Let us know your hotel name and room number after arrival.

What payment methods do you accept?

We accept the following payment methods:

  • Cash on the spot
  • Credit or debit card (Visa and MasterCard)
  • Bank transfer – Bank Wire

Which currency is accepted on this tour?

  • Dollar (USD) $
  • Euro (EUR) €
  • Pound sterling (GBP) £
  • Egyptian pound (EGP) E£ 

What is the cancellation policy?

Free cancellation up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
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Family Traveller

So glad we booked this. Would highly recommend.

December 25, 2022


Family Traveller

Amazing tour, excellent company

November 11, 2022
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