Wadi El Natroun is one of Coptic monasticism's most popular places in Egypt. Now is the time to book and discover a day trip from Alexandria to Wadi El Natrun with one of our recommended guides.
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During our exciting Wadi El Natrun Tour, you can choose between many places and things to do when you make your trip in Egypt, our trip from Alexandria to Wadi El Nantrun is one of our special made Alexandria day tours to explore one of the most ancient monastic settlements in the world. Our certified guide will meet you in your hotel in Alexandria. You will transport by a modern air-conditioned vehicle to Wadi El-Natrun, which is regarded as the birthplace of monasticism. There were about 50 monasteries, only 4 have survived till today. It will be a great chance to book the Day tour to Wadi El Natroun during your Alexandria excursions
Your day tour to visit the monasteries of Wadi El Natrun will start with a visit to Deir al-Paramus, the oldest one of the surviving 4 monasteries, and the most isolated one, then follow up to Deir Anba Bishoi whose body is still in the monastery. You will end your trip with a visit to Deir El-Suryani the smallest and most preserved monastery. Then you will return to your hotel in Alexandria.
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Cairo Top Tours professional tour guide will take you throughout our Alexandria day tours. You will be transferred at the beginning of your day tour to Wadi El Natroun monasteries from Alexandria, which has many natural and cultural elements, and it is one of the oldest monastic settlements in the world that highly influenced European monasticism later and where the last pope of the Coptic Orthodox Church is buried.
Historical and religious importance:
Wadi El-Natrun, which is regarded as the birthplace of monasticism. Essentially, it used to be home to about fifty different monasteries but only four of which have survived the time and erosion elements. There were about 50 monasteries, only 4 have survived until today. Your day tour will start with a visit to Deir al-Baramus (monastery of Barmus), the oldest of the surviving 4 monasteries, and the most isolated one, then proceeds to Deir Anba Bishoi (monastery of St Bishoi) whose body is still in the monastery. You will end your trip with a visit to Deir El-Suryani (Monastery of Al-Suryan) the smallest and most preserved monastery.