One day trip (Coptic archaeological tour in Sohag monasteries)

The Egyptian monasteries are a testament to the times that Egypt has gone through since Christianity entered it

No governorate was devoid of a monastery famous for it and was a destination for religious tourism, but the province of Sohag alone, especially the city of Sohag where many monasteries are located

per adult from

$271

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Duration

7 hours

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Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • Coptic attractions mentioned in the program
    • Transfers in a private car
    • Tour Guide
    • Lunch in a local restaurant
    • Pick up and drop off
    • Mineral water
    What's excluded :
    • Gratituties
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Abydos, Al Balyana, Sohag Egypt

    A guide will take you from your hotel or from train station in Sohag to start your Coptic tour in Sohag , you will start your tour by visiting the Martyr Abu Fam Church
    Martyr Abu Fam Church
    It is now the archbishop’s church, where it was the old church whitch dating back to the 18th century with an archaeological nature and contains twelve dome .. And the tribal side also an archaeological church named by the martyr “Demiana “.. These churches were initially built the place of the oldest church that contains under Its altar the body of the martyr “Abuo Pham”

    The next stop will be in the Monastery of St. Yassa Michael
    It was originally burials or Doma. When the blessings, intercessions and miracles of the saint appeared, the bishop Anba Pham interested in the area and became a monastery known for its great ecclesiastical activities.
    The saint was born in the family of the monk in Kom Ghraib and went to visit Jerusalem, then returned after leaving his work and then the Lord’s preachers for the grace of the priesthood in the village church and then lived the life of communion in all its forms and meanings
    Knew the date of his death on 10/6/1962, the same day of “St. Anba Abram bishop of Fayoum” death.
    Appeared from his grave the indications and spiritual phenomena

    Church of the Martyr Qaryakus and “Yolita” his mother Then to the
    The church is located inside the city of Tahta and is now considered the mother church of the diocese as it has the seat of the diocese
    It is evident that this church was expanded in several stages in different eras and the church has a decorated veil and several icons
    The Archbishop was also able to obtain part of the remains of the martyrs” Qaryaqs and Yuleitah” his mother from the monastery of Prince Tadros in Hawamdiya
    The church make a decent celebration of this great martyrs
    Take a short break for lunch at a local restaurant
    After that we will move to the monastery of Saint Anba Shenouda in the Eastern Mountain.
    The monastery is located north of the village of Arab Bani Wasel one kilometer and is 4 km north of St. Thomas Monastery and 20 km north of Akhmim . The church dating back to the 16th and 17th centuries is of the same style as the churches of Akhmim, which consists of three circular text structures, two lateral chambers and a corridor behind the structures called the Curl. The nave consists of four round pillars with low domes except the middle. They are higher than the rest of the domes and are carried on corner pleats. The nave consists of four round pillars with low domes except the middle. They are higher than the rest of the domes and are carried on corner pleats.
    The church consists of two structures and a small courtyard. It seems that the Church of St. George Shenouda in the West Mountain had an influential architectural impact on the construction of the Church of St. George Shenouda in the Eastern Mountain.
    Complete your tour by visiting the Monastery of Martyrs Kyprianus and Justina
    The monastery church with archaeological domes probably dates back to the 18th century
    As the few existing icons show, the monastery is archaeological

    Finally we will go to visit the Monastery of the Angel in the east of Gerga
    The monastery is located on the eastern road of Akhmim . The church of the monastery resembles the churches of Akhmim because there are three temples and two side chambers.
    It is likely, according to many historians, that this monastery is the monastery of the benigns where the martyrdom of St. Febronia, a martyr of chastity and purity, was killed when the monastery was attacked. It was mentioned in the early 16th century that it was one of the largest and most beautiful monasteries in Egypt and had at that time 100 monks . The monastery also has extraordinary prestige . The archaeological church has an archaeological chair of St. Euseb (Abah was called by the search of his voice and therefore the title of the church Balabh .

    At the end of the trip you will transfer to your hotel in Sohag

    Duration: 7 hours

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    we pick up all travelers from cairo
    Departure Time :
    4:00 PM
    Return Detail :
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    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infant seats available
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by travel to church

Activity ID: V-128689P39

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