The Route of The Holy Family in Egypt offers you to explore the Journey of the Holy Family in Egypt, through this tour you can step where the Holy Family stepped in Egypt, The Gospel of Matthew describes the flight of the Holy Family into Egypt, which saw Joseph, his wife Mary and their infant son Jesus escape King Herod’s Massacre of the Innocents. Our Route of the Holy Family tour follows the footsteps of the Holy Family around Egypt.

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  • – Meet and greet service by our representatives at airports.
  • – Assistance of our guest relations during your stay.
  • – All transfers by a private air-conditioned vehicle.
  • – Accommodation for 6 nights in Cairo including bed and breakfast.
  • –  Accommodation for 1 night in Minya including bed & breakfast..
  • – Accommodation for 1 night in Assiut including bed & breakfast.
  • – All sightseeing tours in Cairo (Private Guided Tours).
  • – All sightseeing tours in Cairo, Minya, Assiut and Coptic sites as mentioned in the itinerary
  • – Holy Family route as per the itinerary above
  • – Entrance fees to all sites as indicated on the itinerary.
  • – Meals as mention in the above itinerary.
  • – Lunch during tours at good quality local restaurants
  • – A Bottl of water during your trip.
  • – Portage when needed.
  • – All service charges and taxes.


  • – International Airfare
  • – Entry visa to Egypt
  • – Any optional tours
  • – Personal Spending
  • – Beverage
  • – Tipping


Welcome to Cairo, Egypt (Around The Clock)
Your tour manager will meet and assist you at Cairo International Airport (Arrival procedures) and then he will escort you to the hotel by exclusive air-conditioned deluxe vehicle. At hotel the tour manager will assist with a smooth check-in and review your holiday itinerary with you to establish and confirm pick-up times for each tour. Overnight in Cairo.

  • Meals: Welcome Drink.

After breakfast you will be accompanied by your personal guide to start the Holy Family Journey in Egypt, your first stop will be at the town of Babastis; It is now known as Tel- Basta, about 100 Kms north-east of Cairo, there Jesus gushed forth a spring of water to drink, you will visit the holy well, then you will visit Belbeis (ancient Philippos). The Holy Family made their way north-eastwards to Belbeis at a distance of about 55 kms from Cairo. They rested there in the shade of a tree which came to be called, “The Virgin Mary’s Tree’ at its place you there are Saint George Church, which you will visit and then back to Cairo. Lunch at Local restaurant and back to your hotel. Overnight stay in Cairo.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

After breakfast you will be accompanied by your personal guide to visit Wadi Natroun a desert area said to have been blessed by the Christ. The Holy Family crossed the western branch of the river Nile (Rosetta branch) to the south to Wadi AL-Natrun. According to tradition the Virgin Mary and her son the child Jesus Christ, hid in that valley during their trip to Egypt, and Jesus Christ blessed the four directions of the valley. Wadi Al- Natroun is considered one of the most famous valleys in Egypt. It is considered the home of asceticism and worship, with four monasteries still existing today. 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 Bishoy whose body is still in the monastery. Abu Makar Monastery. You will end your trip with Deir El-Suryani which is the smallest and most compact of the 4 monasteries. Lunch during your way back to Cairo. Overnight stay in Cairo.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Breakfast at your hotel in Cairo, you will be accompanied by your personal guide to visit Cairo churches, start by the Hanging Church and St. Sergius, then continue to see the Church of St. George as well as the Fortress of Babylon in Old Cairo, which the Holy Family passed by, transfer to Mostorod to see virgin Mary Church, visit the Holy well and Holly Marry tree at Matariya on the outskirts of Cairo, a well-attested resting place of the Holy Family and a popular destination among medieval pilgrims. Lunch at local restaurant in Cairo. Overnight stay in Cairo

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Breakfast at your hotel in Cairo, and then you will enjoy the holy Family Trip to South Egypt. The Holy Family moved to the south in a boat on the River Nile at a place where the church of Holy Virgin Mary now lies at Maadi. Many visitors go to this church to see the book this may be a sign that the Holy Family had passed by that place of the church. The Holy Family travelled in a boat on the Nile from this place towards the south (Upper Egypt). You will transfer South to EL Minya about 2 hours and half, arrive El Minya, and see the beautiful church hewn out of the cliff beside the river at Gabal Al-Teir in Minya, the Monastery of the Holy Virgin which is said to have been founded around a cave where the Holy Family sought refuge for 3 days. The cave now houses an icon of the Virgin Mary which is said to have special properties.. Overnight in Minya.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Breakfast at your hotel in Minya and continue the route of the Holy family by visiting The White Monastery, it was built in 400 AD by St. Senouda, who constructed the monastery using blocks from ancient Egyptian buildings. The White Monastery has a basilica church inside that used columns from ancient Egyptian structures as well. There are also wonderful paintings on the walls and ceilings. This monastery used to house over 2000 monks. Enjoy your trip to the Monastery of Al Muharraq in Assiut (Which is known as the Monastery of the Holy Virgin at Al Qusiya). It was built around the area where the Holy Family remained just over 6 months. Their time was spent mainly in a cave which became, in the Coptic era, the altar of the Church of Virgin Mary. End of Holy family route, The holy family spent over 6 months here and Jesus is said to have returned following his resurrection to consecrate the altar. Finally drive to the hotel, overnight in Assiut.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.

After breakfast, transfer from your hotel, We return to Egypt’s capital today via the Convent of the Virgin which is where the Holy Family stayed before taking a boat to return to Palestine. Overnight in Cairo.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.

After breakfast you will be accompanied by your personal guide to Giza Plateau to visit one of the seven wonders of the ancient world, the Great Pyramids of Cheops, Chefren and Mykerinus, famous Sphinx, and Valley temple facing the great statue. Then transfer to enjoy the Egyptian Museum, Treasures room for the child king Tutankhamen. Back to hotel and overnight in Cairo.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch .


After breakfast, transfer to Luxor international Airport for final departure

  • Meals: Breakfast.


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Tour Guide:
Egypt guided tours are highly recommended and our guides are knowledgeable Egyptologist guides who have academic qualifications to make your tour to Egypt extra special.

Vehicles are new branded air-conditioned with a professional driver, but drivers in Egypt do not speak English and they cannot act as tour guides for the Egyptian monumental sights.

Tour Details
  • Category Holy Tours
  • Duration 9 Days / 8 Nights
  • Tour Type Private Tour


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