Hurghada: Discover Red Sea Monasteries in Private Tour



Coptic Christianity is the oldest Christian tradition in Egypt, and it has been an important part of the country’s history for centuries. The monasteries of Saint Paul and Saint Anthony are part of this legacy, and they represent the immense faith of the Coptic people.
These ancient monasteries are also a testament to Egypt’s rich culture and history. The frescos, churches, and caves of the sites reflect the traditions and beliefs of the Coptic people, and they provide visitors with a unique glimpse into the past.

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Exploring Ancient Monasteries is a great way to experience Egypt’s Coptic Christian history. Our representative will pick you up from your Hurghada hotel in early morning to Red Sea Monasteries.

Saint Paul Monastery:

The first stop on the tour is the Saint Paul Monastery, located about three hours north of Hurghada. Set against the cliffs of the Eastern Desert plateau, the monastery is home to caves where the hermit Saint Paul lived, as well as several churches featuring stunning frescos. The site has great significance for Coptic Christians, and you can learn about its history from the monke guide in monastery.

Saint Anthony Monastery:

The tour continues south for about half an hour to the Monastery of Saint Anthony. Established in the fourth century AD, it is the oldest monastery in Egypt and one of the oldest in the world. It is still a working monastery, and many Coptic Christians come for religious retreats.
The monastery is home to several striking churches, a library, and the tiny cave where Saint Anthony lived as a hermit. You can explore the site and learn more about the saint’s story before taking the time to enjoy lunch and the dramatic desert scenery.
After a full day of exploring the ancient Red Sea Monasteries, you will return to Hurghada loaded with beautiful Spirituality that you will remember forever.

– Tour: 14-15 Hour.
– Group type: Private


– Hotel pickup and drop-off in Hurghada.
– All transfers by a air-conditioned vehicle.
– Monk Multilingual guide.
– Lunch in Zafarana restaurant.
– All taxes & service charge.
– Any extras not mentioned in the itinerary.
– Gratuities.
– We pick-up from (El Gouna – Makadi Bay – Sahl Hasheesh) extra charges 10 $ per person.
– We pick-up from (Soma Bay – Safaga) extra charges 15 $ per person.


– Not wheelchair accessible.
– Travelers can send their own pickup location.


– For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the – tour’s start time.
– Cut-off times are based on the tour’s local time.
– This tour requires good weather. If your tour is canceled due to inclement weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.


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