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5 Day Cairo & Alexandria Spiritual Tour

For those seeking a deeper connection with Egypt’s rich spiritual tapestry, a Cairo & Alexandria spiritual tour offers a unique and enriching experience. This meticulously crafted 5-day itinerary delves into the heart of religious significance, uncovering the profound faith that has shaped the country’s landscape for millennia.

Begin your spiritual exploration in Cairo, a vibrant metropolis teeming with spiritual significance. Witness the awe-inspiring Pyramids of Giza, marveling at the enduring power these ancient structures hold for many faiths. Delve deeper into Egyptian beliefs at the Egyptian Museum, where mummies and artifacts whisper stories of deities and the afterlife.

Step back in time as you explore Coptic Cairo, a historic district boasting some of the oldest Christian churches in the world. Marvel at the intricate architecture of the Hanging Church, built on top of Roman ruins. Explore the Church of Abu Serga, a revered pilgrimage site believed to house the tomb of the Holy Family.

Travel north to Alexandria, a city where Christianity and Greco-Roman traditions intertwined. Descend into the fascinating Roman catacombs, a network of underground tombs that served as early Christian burial sites. 

Egypt spiritual tours offer a unique perspective on the country, transcending the traditional sightseeing experience. By visiting these sacred sites and immersing yourself in their history, you gain a deeper understanding of the faiths that have shaped Egypt’s cultural fabric.

This 5-day Cairo & Alexandria spiritual tour is just a starting point. Uncover the spiritual heart of this captivating land and embark on a journey of profound discovery.

Price from:

710 USD per person in a twin or double room (2-16 people).

1210 USD per single traveler, traveling alone.

Price Includes

  • Meet & assist service upon arrival and departure
  • All transfers as per the itinerary by air-conditioned vehicles
  • 5-star standard hotel in Cairo on a bed and breakfast basis for 04 nights
  • 08 meals: 04 breakfasts, and 04 lunches
  • Hotel picks up and drops off
  • Entrance fees as per the itinerary
  • Licensed Egyptologists tour guides
  • All service charges and local taxes

Price Excludes

  • International flights
  • Arrival visa
  • Gratuities
  • Travel insurance
  • Meals and drinks when not included
  • Any optional tour

Children Policy

  • Children from 0 – 5 years are free of charge
  • Children from 6 – 11 years get 50% off
  • Children from 12 years are considered adults
Highlights of this 5 Day Cairo & Alexandria Spiritual Tour
  • Witness the Pyramids of Giza: Explore these iconic structures and contemplate their enduring significance across various faiths.
  • Delve into Egyptian Beliefs: Uncover the fascinating stories of deities and the afterlife at the Egyptian Museum.
  • Explore Coptic Cairo: Discover some of the oldest Christian churches in the world, including the Hanging Church and the Church of Abu Serga.
  • Descend into Roman Catacombs: Explore these ancient underground tombs, once used as Christian burial sites.
  • Gain a Deeper Understanding: Go beyond sightseeing and gain insights into the rich spiritual tapestry that has shaped Egypt for millennia.
Itinerary
5 Day Cairo & Alexandria Spiritual Tour

Day 1 Arrive in Cairo, Egypt

Welcome to Egypt, land of pharaohs, pyramids, and breathtaking deserts! Upon landing at Cairo International Airport, a friendly representative from “Egypt Best Vacations” will greet you like royalty. Let them take care of arrival formalities and visa regulations, while you simply relax and soak in the excitement of your upcoming Cairo & Alexandria spiritual tour.

Day 2Giza Pyramids, Sphinx and Egyptian Museum

Fuel up with a delicious breakfast at your hotel before embarking on your Cairo & Alexandria Spiritual Tour. Your first stop is the Giza Plateau, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, where the awe-inspiring Great Pyramids stand guard over the desert sands. Marvel at these architectural marvels, each a testament to the ingenuity of an ancient civilization.

Next, you encounter the enigmatic Sphinx, a mythical creature with a lion’s body and a human head. Ponder its mysteries and snap some unforgettable photos. After soaking in the majesty of Giza, you’ll enjoy a delightful lunch at a local restaurant, allowing you to savor authentic Egyptian flavors.

Your afternoon unfolds at the Egyptian Museum, a treasure trove of ancient artifacts. Wander through vast halls filled with mummies, pharaoh’s sarcophagi, and exquisite relics that bring the stories of a glorious civilization to life. As the day winds down, you’ll return to your hotel, filled with awe and wonder from our first day on this spiritual adventure.

Day 3Coptic Cairo & St. Simeon Monastery

Savor a nourishing breakfast at your hotel to fuel your exploration of Cairo’s spiritual core. Today, you delve into the Coptic district, a historic haven for Christianity since its early days.

Your first stop is the iconic Hanging Church, a marvel of Coptic architecture. Built partially above a Roman fortress gate, it offers a unique perspective and a serene atmosphere. Next, you visit the Church of Abu Serga, believed to be a resting place for the Holy Family during their flight to Egypt. Admire its intricate carvings and historical significance.

Continuing our spiritual exploration, you step into the Synagogue of Ben Ezra, a testament to Cairo’s rich tapestry of religions. This beautifully preserved synagogue offers a glimpse into Jewish history in Egypt.

After a delicious lunch at a local eatery, where you can experience authentic Egyptian flavors, you head to the Monastery of St. Simeon the Tanner. This historic monastery provides a tranquil sanctuary and a chance to connect with the ongoing traditions of Coptic Christianity. As the day concludes, you will return to your hotel with a deeper understanding of Cairo’s vibrant spiritual landscape. Transfer back to your hotel. 

Day 4Alexandria wonders

Embark on a captivating journey to the picturesque city of Alexandria, adding another enchanting day to your 6-day Cairo & Alexandria spiritual tour. Renowned as the capital during the Greco-Roman era, Alexandria invites you to delve into its rich history and discover the timeless allure that graced this ancient city.

Upon arrival, you will visit the famous Roman Catacombs of Kom El-Shoqafa. The catacombs are huge Egyptian tombs and royal cemeteries with Ptolemaic and Roman influences. The catacombs of Kom El-Shoqafa are one the largest Roman burial sites not just in Alexandria but in Egypt. These catacombs started as a private tomb for a wealthy family, then became a public cemetery. The catacombs house more than 300 tombs.

From the catacombs to the nearby Pompey’s Pillar. Many of the ancient historians did not tell us more details about the “Pompey’s Pillar” but about the buildings that stood nearby and have disappeared now. The hill on which the pillar is erected was covered with temples and houses a long time before the Roman era. It was the place of the Citadel of Rhakotis. A temple was dedicated to Osiris-Serapis was built on the mountain.

From the Pompey’s Pillar to the magnificent Citadel of Qaitbay. The Citadel of Qaitbay in Alexandria is one of the most important fortifications in Egypt. It was constructed by Sultan Al-Ashraf Qaitbay to defend Egypt against the Ottomans/Turks.

You will end your tour in Alexandria by visiting the Library of Alexandria from the outside. Enjoy your lunch at a local restaurant. Journey back to Cairo for the final night of your captivating Cairo & Alexandria spiritual tour. 

Day 5End of your 6-day Cairo & Alexandria spiritual tour

Fuel up with a delicious breakfast at your hotel before our final adventure. Today, you journey back in time with a visit to the Citadel of Saladin, a majestic fortress overlooking Cairo. Built by the famed Muslim leader Saladin in the 12th century, the citadel offers stunning panoramic views of the city and houses mosques and museums that whisper tales of Egypt’s rich history.

After exploring the citadel, you will savor a delightful lunch at a local restaurant, allowing you one last taste of authentic Egyptian cuisine. With a heart full of memories and a deeper understanding of Cairo’s spiritual side, we’ll transfer you to Cairo International Airport for your final departure. May your onward journey be filled with peace and fond reflections of your Cairo & Alexandria Spiritual Tour.

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