Program 2

The Holy Trip Cairo - Pelusium - Bilbais - Musturud - Samanoud - Sakha - Wadi Al Natroun - Minya (8 Days / 7 Nights)

Day 1: Cairo
Arrival to Cairo International Airport, meet & assist. Transfer to your hotel by private car or air-conditioned bus. Overnight 

Day 2: Pelusium - Bilbais - Musturud
After breakfast, an over day excursion in an air conditioned vehicle to Pelusium, the ancient seaport and gateway to Egypt, and one of the first resting places of the Holy Family. 
Continue to follow up the steps of the Holy Family to Bilbais in the Delta and Musturud where a church is built over a well, blessed by the Holy Family, back to Cairo. Overnight

Day 3: Samanoud - Sakha - Wadi Al Natroun
After breakfast, enjoy a full day trip to Samanoud on the Damietta branch of the Nile River, where a church commemorates the resting place of the Holy Family. Proceed after to Sakha, where the Holy Family is also believed to have visited, and a place renowned for its Christian community in the middle ages. Conclude the day by a visit to Wadi Al Natroun, a desert area said to have been blessed by the Christ, with four monasteries that still exist, back to Cairo late afternoon. Overnight

Day 4: Matareya - Old Cairo 
After breakfast, visit the holy well and sacred tree at Matareya on the outskirts of Cairo, a well-attested resting place of the Holy Family and a popular destination among medieval pilgrims. 
You will also visit the Hanging church, St. George Church and the Fortress of Babylon in Old Cairo. Overnight 

Day 5: Cairo - Minya
After breakfast, visit the Church of the Holy Virgin on the banks of the Nile in Maadi, South of Cairo, where Jesus and his Virgin Mother boarded a sailing boat to the village of Deir Al-Garnousin in Upper Egypt. Proceed to visit this village near the town of Maghagha, where the Monastery of Arganos was later founded. Here, outside the Church of the Virgin, a well is believed to have provided Jesus and his Virgin Mother with the water they needed. 
You will, also, see the beautiful church hewn out of the cliff beside the river at Gabal Al-Teir in Minya. Overnight in Minya

Day 6: Minya
After breakfast, visit the Monastery of the Holy Virgin at Al Qusiya, a popular site for pilgrims from ancient times. Jesus and his Virgin Mother are believed to have stayed at this site for over three years. Overnight in Minya.

Day 7: Cairo
After breakfast, drive back to Cairo and check in at your hotel. The whole day is free at leisure. Overnight

Day 8: Final departure
After breakfast, transfer to Cairo International Airport for final departure. 

General

The Best Ipsum hotel features over 1,000 luxuriously appointed, individually styled rooms, suites and apartments, each containing unique works of art. Accommodation at the hotel includes air conditioning in all the rooms, private bathroom with heated mirrors, hair dryer, power shower, BT Openzone Wi-Fi, coffee and tea making facilities, complimentary toiletries, Egyptian linen, flat Screen LCD TV with free view, work desk, 24 hour room service.

Check-in

From 15:00 hours

Check-out

Untill 12:00 hours

Cancellation / Prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to room type. Please check the room conditions when selecting your room.

Children and extra beds

Free! All children under 8 years stay free of charge when using existing beds.
Free! All children under 2 years stay free of charge for children’s cots/cribs.

All older children or adults are charged USD 40 per person per night for extra beds.
The maximum number of extra beds/children’s cots permitted in a room is 1.
Any type of extra bed or child’s cot/crib is upon request and needs to be confirmed by management.
Supplements are not calculated automatically in the total costs and will have to be paid for separately when checking out.

Pets

Pets are allowed. Charges may be applicable.

Accepted credit cards

American Express, Visa, Euro/Mastercard, Diners Club
The hotel reserves the right to pre-authorise credit cards prior to arrival.

Prices

DATE EGP USD
From : 26/10/2014 - To : 26/12/2014 000 000
From : 26/10/2014 - To : 26/12/2014 000 000
From : 26/10/2014 - To : 26/12/2014 000 000

Hotel Score and Score Breakdown

8 / 10

Based on 782 reviews

Guest reviews are written by our customers after their stay at Hotel Best Ipsum.

Clean
8   
Comfort
6   
Location
8   
Staff
10   
Services
7   
Value for money
9   

Guest reviews

  • avatar
    Anonymous
    Solo Traveller
    Norway
    22/06/2012

    It was a warm friendly hotel. Very easy access to shops and underground stations. Staff very welcoming.

    noisy neigbourghs spoilt the rather calm environment

  • avatar
    Anonymous
    Solo Traveller
    Norway
    22/06/2012

    It was a warm friendly hotel. Very easy access to shops and underground stations. Staff very welcoming.

    noisy neigbourghs spoilt the rather calm environment

  • avatar
    Anonymous
    Solo Traveller
    Norway
    22/06/2012

    It was a warm friendly hotel. Very easy access to shops and underground stations. Staff very welcoming.

    noisy neigbourghs spoilt the rather calm environment

  • avatar
    Anonymous
    Solo Traveller
    Norway
    22/06/2012

    It was a warm friendly hotel. Very easy access to shops and underground stations. Staff very welcoming.

    noisy neigbourghs spoilt the rather calm environment

  • avatar
    Anonymous
    Solo Traveller
    Norway
    22/06/2012

    It was a warm friendly hotel. Very easy access to shops and underground stations. Staff very welcoming.

    noisy neigbourghs spoilt the rather calm environment

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