Wadi El Natrun Monasteries Day Tour From Alexandria Port

Embark on a spiritual journey to the historic Wadi El Natrun Monasteries on our Wadi El Natrun Monasteries Day Tour from Alexandria Port. Discover the ancient Christian heritage and visit the renowned monastic complexes in this serene desert oasis. Immerse yourself in the peaceful atmosphere and learn about the rich history of Coptic Christianity. Book now for instant confirmation and start your spiritual adventure!


Join us on a captivating day tour to Wadi El Natrun, a picturesque desert valley known for its ancient monastic communities. Explore the renowned monasteries that have stood for centuries, preserving the traditions of Coptic Christianity. Witness the peaceful ambiance, admire the beautiful architecture, and learn about the spiritual significance of these holy sites. Experience a day of tranquility and reflection amidst the natural beauty of the desert oasis.

Highlights :

  • Deir al-Baramus: Visit one of the oldest monasteries in Wadi El Natrun, known for its ancient history and beautiful frescoes.
  • Deir Anba Bishoi: Explore the monastic complex dedicated to Saint Bishoi and learn about his influential role in Coptic Christianity.
  • Deir Abu Makar: Discover the monastery named after Saint Macarius the Great and admire its architectural splendor.
  • Deir El-Suryani: Visit the monastery that houses the oldest functioning library in Egypt and learn about its historical significance.


  • Spiritual Experience: Immerse yourself in the ancient Christian heritage and witness the peacefulness of the monastic life.
  • Expert Guides: Our knowledgeable guides will provide insights into the history and significance of each monastery, enriching your experience.
  • Customizable Itinerary: We offer customizations to suit the needs of our travelers, including changing the pickup time and adding optional activities.
  • Instant Confirmation: Book now and receive instant confirmation, securing your spot on this enlightening Wadi El Natrun Monasteries Day Tour.
  • Hassle-Free Transportation: Enjoy comfortable and air-conditioned transportation from Alexandria Port to all the monastic complexes.


  • 8:00 AM: Pickup from Alexandria Port
  • Transfer to Wadi El Natrun (approximately 1.5 hours)
  • Deir al-Baramus: Explore the ancient monastery, known for its historical significance and stunning frescoes.
  • Deir Anba Bishoi: Visit the monastery dedicated to Saint Bishoi and learn about its spiritual importance.
  • Lunch break at a local restaurant (meal not included)
  • Deir Abu Makar: Discover the architectural beauty of the monastery named after Saint Macarius the Great.
  • Deir El-Suryani: Visit the monastery housing the oldest functioning library in Egypt.
  • 5:00 PM: Return to Alexandria Port


  • Round-trip transportation from Alexandria Port in a private, air-conditioned vehicle
  • Professional English-speaking guide
  • Entrance fees to the monasteries
  • All taxes and service charges


  • Gratuities (recommended)
  • Lunch and beverages

Pricing Information:

Single2- 3 Persons4- 6 Persons7- 10 Persons
217 $152 $142 $127 $

Tips and Advice for Travelers:

  • Dress modestly and respectfully as you will be visiting religious sites.
  • Wear comfortable shoes suitable for walking.
  • Carry a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, and sufficient water for hydration.
  • Follow the instructions of your guide and respect the rules and traditions of the monasteries.

Trip Notes:

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off can be arranged at an additional cost.
  • The tour operates with a minimum of 2 participants.
  • This tour is available on all days of the week.


Q: Can I customize the pickup time? A: Yes, we offer customization options to suit your preferences, including changing the pickup time.

Q: Are the entrance fees included in the tour price? A: Yes, the entrance fees to the monasteries are included in the tour price.

Q: Is lunch included in the tour? A: No, the tour price does not include lunch. However, there will be a lunch break at a local restaurant where you can purchase a meal.