Tour to Wadi El Natroun from Cairo will be a magical quest leading to all the rare treasures of divine civilization. All our clients will enjoy an amazing day trip to the monasteries of Wadi El Natroun from Cairo with one of our best tour guides. Everyone will enjoy one of the most renowned Christian attractions in the world and see the Monastery of Paramus and the Monastery of Anba Bishoy and many more. Book this magical tour and experience the epic & rich heritage of Egypt.

  • Pick up services from your hotel & return
  • All transfers by a private air-conditioned vehicle
  • Private (English-French-Spanish) speaking Egyptologist guide
  • Entrance fees to all the mentioned sites
  • Bottled water during your trip.
  • All taxes & service charge
  • Lunch at a good quality local restaurant
  • Any extras not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Tipping


Tour Details
Duration: 1 Day
Tour Location: Wadi El Natroun
Tour Availability: Everyday
Pickup & Drop Off: Your Hotel in Cairo Downtown or Giza Area.
Tour Type: Private
Tour Highlights
  • Monastery of Baramus
  • Monastery of Saint Bishoy
  • Monastery of Abu Makar
  • El Suryan Monastery


We will pick you up from your hotel in Cairo and join your personal tour guide in a driving tour for around 2 hours by a deluxe private A/C vehicle to the northwest of Cairo to visit:

Wadi El Natroun is one of the most wonderful Christian locations in the world where thousands of Coptics had resorted in the 4th century to escape from oppression and injustice during the reign of the Roman Emperor. This majestic site is known for the place where Christian monasticism was truly born.

Wadi El Natroun had great importance for the ancient pharaohs since it was the main source of carbonated sodium which had been used in mummification.

Monastery of Baramus or "Deir Al Baramus" as it's named in Arabic is one of the Wadi El Natroun monasteries which had been established in 340 AD. It was built by St Macarius at the same place where he had stayed and dedicated himself to serving the Christian faith.

Monastery of Saint Bishoy It's located in Wadi El Natroun and it is dedicated to Anba Bishoy. The monastery contains five Coptic churches and the area had very large towers that were used to protect the monasteries against the Berber attacks.

Monastery of Abu Makar It's one of the oldest of the Wadi El Natroun monasteries which was constructed in the 4th century by St Makarius the Great. It was largely established as a memorial site for St Makarius who was the father of the monks in Wadi El Natroun since he was the first one to stay in the valley.

El Suryan Monastery It had been founded in the 6th century by St Bishoy and it's devoted to the Virgin Mary. It's believed that some of the Syrian monks inhabited the monastery for some time that's why it takes the name "Suryan" which refers to the Syrians.

Lunch Time Finally, you will enjoy an appetizing lunch.

We will drive you back to your hotel in Cairo.

Meals: Lunch

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  • Solo: 150 US$/Adult
  • 2 - 4 : 90 US$/Adult
  • 5 - 8 : 85 US$/Adult
  • 8 -16: 75 US$/Adult
Note: Children will be 50% of adult prices