8-Day Spiritual and Cultural Journey: From Ancient Monasteries to Pyramids' Majesty
Set off on an 8-day adventure that flawlessly combines spirituality, history, and cultural delights. This voyage promises an extraordinary tapestry of experiences, from the respected Monastery of St. Anthony and St. Paul to the calming hot springs of Ain Sokhna, the enigmatic Giza Pyramids, and the lively streets of Cairo. Let this tour be a source of inspiration and thought, whether sailing through blue waters or seeing ancient landmarks.
Day 1: Jordan to Taba Marina - Gateway to Egypt
- Begin your journey in Jordan, a country rich in history and spirituality.
- Set out for Taba Marina, smoothly crossing borders along the way.
- Choose your mode of transportation: sail from Aqaba by boat or go by land via the Taba border to Eilat.
- Arrive at Taba Marina, a coastal paradise where azure waters meet golden sands.
- Check into an opulent beachside resort where the enchantment of the Red Sea awaits.
Day 2: Monastery of St. Anthony and St. Paul
- As you trek to Egypt’s spiritual center, depart from Taba Marina, experiencing the sounds of history.
- Arrive at the St. Anthony and St. Paul Monastery, respected sanctuaries with profound historical origins.
- Immerse yourself in the spiritual atmosphere, marvel at antique artefacts, and ponder in tranquil scenery.
- Spend the night near the monasteries, allowing the serenity of the setting to affect your spirit.
Day 3: Refreshing Waters at Ain Sokhna
- Depart for Ain Sokhna, a rejuvenating sanctuary of relaxing hot springs.
- Immerse yourself in the natural hot spring waters for a moment of peace and relaxation.
- Relax in the tranquil atmosphere of your resort, savoring the warmth of the therapeutic waters.
Day 4: Cairo's Vibrancy and Giza Pyramids
- Travel to Cairo through the international airports of Aqaba or Amman, where history and culture collide.
- Arrive in Cairo, where the busy streets reverberate with stories from the past.
- Stand in front of the magnificent Pyramids of Giza and the mysterious Sphinx.
- Take in the energy of Cairo’s streets, where every corner tells a tale.
Day 5-6: Exploring Cairo's Cultural Riches
- Explore Cairo’s riches further by visiting the Egyptian Museum and its ancient artefacts.
- Explore the historic streets of Islamic Cairo, which are home to centuries-old mosques and bazaar.
- Explore Coptic history by visiting the Hanging Church and the Ben Ezra Synagogue.
- Immerse yourself in the busy passageways of Khan El Khalili Bazaar, where the past and contemporary collide.
Day 7: Return to Taba Marina
- Farewell to Cairo, a city brimming with historical significance and present vibrancy.
- Travel to Taba Marina on a voyage that connects two nations and numerous stories.
- Return to your seaside retreat and enjoy the tranquilly of the Red Sea.
Day 8: Departure from Egypt
- Finish your journey with the echoes of spiritual sanctuaries, cultural riches, and the grandeur of the pyramids.
- Depart from Taba Marina through Aqaba’s King Hussein International Airport, your heart filled with memories of Egypt’s beauty.
Begin your 8-day journey with spiritual musings, historical insights, and cultural marvels. Every day brings a new layer of discovery and insight, from venerable monasteries to bustling streets. Allow this voyage to shape your view of faith, history, and the ongoing legacy of Egypt’s stunning landscapes.
Why Choose This 8-Day Egypt Tour:
- Historical and Spiritual Fusion: :immerse yourself in the legends of monastic sanctuaries as well as the splendor of the pyramids.
- Seamless transitions: Travel from Jordan to Egypt with ease thanks to flexible travel alternatives.
- Cultural Discovery: Uncover Cairo’s vibrant streets, bustling markets, and cultural heritage.
- Relaxation and Wellness: Rejuvenate in the healing waters of Ain Sokhna’s hot springs.
- Unforgettable Memories: Capture centuries of spiritual peace, antique wonders, and cultural wealth.
The program includes:
- Pickup from and drop off.
- Transfers by air-conditioned vehicle.
- English-speaking guide.
- Entrance fees to the sites.
- 7 – night accommodation
The program does not include:
- Personal travel Insurance expenses.
- Tips / gratuities.
- Visas fees and departure tax.
- Government tax, Value Added Tax (VAT), or compulsory charges introduced after publication.
- Optional excursions and activities (are subject to availability).
- Any beverages with meals, unless mentioned and upon request.
- Carriages and camel rides.
- Extra costs due to unanticipated changes in the itinerary for reasons beyond our control.
- Any other items not listed in the “includes”.
- Optional activities are subject to availability.
- Optional private or onsite local guides.
- Guides in languages other than English are available upon request and subject to availability.
- Optional special private vehicles are available upon request
The itinerary may change due to unanticipated circumstances, factors beyond our control, or at the guide’s discretion.
- Staying Healthy
- The time frame for this tour is approximate and subject to change according to the client’s preference.
- The tour itinerary is subject to change due to factors beyond our control and event of unforeseen circumstances or at the guide’s discretion.
- In the event of an increase in fuel prices, Via Jordan Travel & Tours reserves the right to raise the prices for its services without prior notice.
- Optional excursions and activities are subject to availability.
- Optional special private vehicles available upon request.
- Copies of your passports are required in advance to issue port permits (if needed).
- You need to take your passport or a good quality photocopy of it with you.
- Reservations made less than 20 working days before the start of the service may be subject to change.
- Your booking is confirmed only upon the provision of 50% prepayment.
- Using sufficient amount of sun protection lotion is essential for avoiding sun burn.