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Wadi El Natrun Tour from Alexandria Port

Price Starting From : $90

Wadi El Natrun Tour from Alexandria Port

The most popular tour you can visit is the Wadi El Natrun Tour from Alexandria Port Wadi El Natrun, is a small town in Egypt's Western Desert. It is the site of several ancient monasteries, most notably the Monastery of Saint Macarius the Great. The monasteries of Wadi El Natrun were founded in the 4th century by Saint Macarius of Egypt. They were originally built in the desert, far from the Nile River and the rest of civilization. The monks who lived there were hermits, living in solitude and prayer. Over the centuries, the monasteries of Wadi El Natrun have been plundered and destroyed many times. But each time they were rebuilt, the monks continued their way of life. 

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Inclusion
  • Transportation to and from Alexandria port in a modern, air-conditioned luxury vehicle.
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  • Pick up and drop off from & return to Alexandria Port 
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  • professional English-speaking guide.
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  • Entrance fees to our tour sites.
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  • lunch meal
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  • Bottled water during your trip.
Exclusion
  • Tipping
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  • Any extras and personal spending

Our tour leader will be waiting for you at Alexandria port to pick you up in a modern, air-conditioned vehicle to Wadi el Natrun.

Start your trip at al-Paramus monastery, the oldest and most remote of the four monasteries, and then move on to the monastery of Anba Bishoi, where the body of the founder of the monastery is still present. Continue your trip to Abu Maqar monastery, where the monastery is the richest due to the 600 laborers employed on the vast farm that spreads in front of it and the presence of more than 100 monks. The smallest and most compact of the four monasteries, El-Suryani monastery, where your journey will come to a close.

Visit any traditional bazaars you'd like, enjoy lunch at an area restaurant, and finally, we will drop you off at Alexandria port.

Price

1 Person

$200 Per Person

2 - 3 Persons

$130 Per Person

4 - 6 Persons

$110 Per Person

7 - 10 Persons

$90 Per Person

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The Natrun Valley had a great place in the Pharaohs, extracting from it the salt called Natrun salt, which was used to mummify mummies to preserve the bodies of the dead. The Valley had a number of lakes.
The Wadi al-Natrun region is one of the most important archaeological holy areas in Egypt and even in the world, containing 4 of the most famous Orthodox monasteries that hundreds of Christians visit every day Such as Deir Abu Maqar and Deralpramos .


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The name Natron Valley comes from the scattered Natron salt lakes - 8 lakes. In the Coptic language, the area was called "Shihit" (meaning "balance of the heart") and also "Habib" (meaning "Gower of many"), in Greek "Askitis" (meaning "hermits"), and in Ptolemaic "Saht Hammam" (meaning "valley of salt").

Yes, Coptic tourism in Egypt is famous, with many historical churches and monasteries that reflect the rich Coptic heritage of the country.

Yes, the Christian monasteries in Wadi El Natrun are of significant historical and religious importance. These monasteries are renowned for their ancient history, with many dating back to the Middle Ages, making them sites for religious and tourist visits.

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