Egypt: A Tapestry of Ancient Faith and Timeless Wonders
Embark on a pilgrimage through Egypt, a land where ancient Christian history is deeply interwoven with the sands of time. From the revered monasteries of Wadi El-Natroun to the spiritual landscapes of Upper Egypt, the Red Sea, and the sacred Sinai Peninsula, each destination holds a story of faith and history.
St. Catherine's Monastery
Nestled at the foot of Mount Sinai, St. Catherine's Monastery is one of the oldest working Christian monasteries in the world and a UNESCO World Heritage site. It is revered as the site of the Burning Bush from the biblical Book of Exodus.
Explore the monastery's vast collection of religious icons, manuscripts, and art, including some of the oldest surviving Christian icons and the second-largest collection of early codices and manuscripts in the world, surpassed only by the Vatican Library.
A Place of Pilgrimage
Engage in spiritual reflection and exploration of this sacred site, which continues to be a beacon of religious significance for Christians and visitors worldwide.
Wadi El-Natroun: The Desert Fathers' Legacy
Dive into the history of Christian monasticism that flourished here since the 4th century.
Explore the active monasteries like Deir al-Surian and Deir Anba Bishoi, experiencing the tranquility and spiritual discipline that has been a hallmark of these places for centuries.
Tailor your visit to participate in prayer services, interact with the monks, and learn about ancient manuscripts and religious art.
Upper Egypt: Where the Nile Embraces Faith
Ancient Christian Communities
Uncover the rich Christian heritage of Upper Egypt, visiting age-old churches and sites of historical significance.
Engage with Local Communities
Opportunities to engage with local Christians, understanding their traditions and the contemporary practice of their faith.
Enjoy the breathtaking scenery along the Nile, with options for Nile cruises that combine spiritual reflection with natural beauty.