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Day Trip to St. Simoen Monastery

  • Type Private
  • Support Guided
  • Hotels Signature
  • Run Daily

Morning Your Tour Guide will pick up you from your Hotel or Nile cruise in Aswan and transferred to St. Simoen Monestery which is located opposing the southern tip of the Elephantine Island, the monastery was built on two levels, the lower level of stone and the upper level of mud brick, surrounded by 10 meter (3 foot) high walls. The basilica has traces of frescoes, and nearby is the chamber where St. Simeon prayed with his beard tied to the ceiling in case he fell asleep. The cells with their mastaba (bench) beds, once provided accommodation for about 300 resident monks and some 100 pilgrims. The last room on the right still has graffiti from Muslim pilgrims who stayed here en route to Mecca , The monastery was given the name St Simeon by archaeologists and travelers, but earlier Arabic and Coptic sources called it Anba Hatre (Hidra, Hadri, Hadra), after an anchorite who was consecrated a bishop of Syene (now Aswan) by Patriarch Theophilus (385-412 AD) , you will enjoy ride a camel ride at the end of tour you will transfer to your hotel or Nile cruise in Aswan

Package Includes

  • Above Rates based in USD$ currency
  • Entrance fees for site
  • Camel Ride
  • Transfer by
  • Private English-speaking Egyptologist guide.
  • Taxes

Package Excludes

  • Any extras not mentioned in the itinerary & Personal expenses
  • Tipping
We can customize this private tour just for you like a tailor making a bespoke suit .any element can be tailored - activities,hotels,flights and meals.call us at +201009098098 or request a quote.

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Prices:
- Prices are quoted in US Dollars per person per trip and valid till April 30.2021, except during Christmas, New Year & Easter holidays.
- Tour prices and dates are correct at the time of the website going live, however are subject to confirmation at the time of booking.
- A 25 % deposit per person is required to confirm your booking.
- Once we have received your deposit, land/cruise prices are guaranteed. Air prices are subject to increase and are   guaranteed only from the time that full payment is received.
- Full payment is due 8 weeks before the tour departure
- We charged no credit card fees or hidden surcharges.
- Prices are inclusive Accommodation, Transfers, Sightseeing, Meals as indicated and internal flights.

 

Solo traveler:
Accommodation is based on twin/triple share, so if you’re travelling on your own (independently) and would prefer your own space our Solo Sleeper Option is available as indicated in tour prices. This will guarantee you your own room for every night of the tour. The number of single rooms we can offer is limited, so it’s best to book early.

 

Single supplement:
This option is available for those who prefer travelling with others but prefer single accommodation. This will guarantee you your own room for every night of the tour. The number of single rooms we can offer is limited, so it’s best to book early

 

Important Notes:
We highly recommend you book this trip as early as possible, preferably 60 days prior to departure. Reservations received within 30 days will be on request and subject to availability of en-route accommodation.

For full terms and conditions, please click here (Booking Conditions page).

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duration 06 hours Trip Code : DT120

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