1. Payment of 50% deposit is payable upon registration. The balance is due within two weeks.
  2. The tour cost is $5000 per person on a share room basis, departing from and returning to Melbourne.
  3. Single room surcharge is applicable at $1450 per person.
  4. Cost of the tour is based on the current exchange rate for the Australian Dollar. Prices may change depending on any unforeseen events or changes to the exchange rate.
  5. Cancellation of the booking will be accepted within seven days of making the final payment and will attract an administration cost of 10% of the total value of the booking.
  6. The tour is open for members of the Coptic Orthodox Church and employees of the diocese, with children over the age of 12 years and adults up to 70 years, permitted to participate.
  7. Travel insurance is not included and is highly recommended, being the full responsibility of each individual pilgrim attending.
  8. The tour is based on a minimum number of participants. We reserve the right to cancel or adjust the tour cost as appropriate. If we cancel the tour, your deposit will be refunded in full.
  9. A minimum level of fitness is required to be able to participate in the tour. Pilgrims need to be able to comfortably walk three kilometres in a continuous manner on uneven surfaces without the use of a walking aid or other support.
  10. It is your responsibility to ensure that all passports, visas, health certificates and other documents are obtained and in order. Note: in some instances people are unable to leave the country if there is just six months left on their passport prior to the expiry date.
  11. All participants must have an Australian or a non-Egyptian passport to travel with.