• Discover Cairo Tours Visiting: Wadi El-Natrun
  • visit the birthplace for Christian monasticism
  • Visit the 4 surviving monasteries that existed here
  • visit Deir al-Baramus Monastery and learn more about the Fathers of Christian monasticism.


  • Duration: 8 Hours
  • Location: Cairo
  • Starting Point: Hotels in Cairo, Giza
  • Ending Point: Hotels in Cairo, Giza
  • Tour Guide Languages: English - Deutsch - française - русский - italiana

If you are interested in visiting Wadi Natroun with its Coptic monasteries, We offers you a nice trip to  Wadi El-Natrun monasteries from Cairo Tours. 
You will be picked up from your hotel by our German speaking tour guide. Then you will be driven to Wadi Natroun, which is on the desert road between Cairoand Alexandria lies. At one time there were around 50 Christian monasteries, of which only 4 have survived. You start the tours with the Deir Al-Baramus, the oldest and most remote monastery. You will then be taken to Deir Anba Bishoi Monastery. The tour ends with a visit to the Deir el - Suryani monastery, the smallest of the four monasteries. You will then be driven back to your hotel in Cairo.

What's included

  • Pick up services from hotel & return
  • Bottled water during your trip
  • All transfers by a private air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entrance fees to the mentioned historical place
  • Private English-speaking guide
  • Lunch meal at a local restaurant
  • All taxes & service charge

What's excluded

  • Any extras not mentioned in the program
  • Tipping

Know before you go

  • Passport with visa or identity card with visum of Egypt - Breakfast box - Camera - Warm clothes in winter - Light clothes in summer – Sunglasses
  • Excursion days: every day
  • Pick up: 7:30
  • Easy cancellation: Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund.
  • Covid-19 precautions : Safety measures in place - All required protective equipment is provided - All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned - You must keep social distance while in vehicles - The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

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(Age 12-90)
(Age 2 -11.99)
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  • Eleanor Carlyle

    Visiting the monasteries in wadi natrun is a very interesting experience, seeing historic churches with amazing wall frescoes with their old vivid colors and learn about the rich Coptic heritage, and also the beauty landscope during the trip, highly recommended.