Upon arrival to Cairo airport you will find our representative waiting for you to help you through the formalities, help you to get the entry visa and drive to your hotel and help you to get your room.
At 06:30 PM we will have a meeting for introductions, followed by a Welcome Dinner together.
Overnight at Steigenberger Pyramids (D)
Day 02Giza Wed, Feb 8th
After breakfast we will visit the most famous monument in Egypt “Giza pyramids”, we will explore around the Great pyramid (Akhet Khufu) to see the hidden details of the Great Pyramid, we will also see many of the unexplained cut marks on the basalt stone. We will drive to the 02nd pyramid (wr mr) where we will visit the so-called Mortuary temple to see the huge blocks of limestone and some of the left-over blocks of Alabaster still attached to the floor. We will walk to the so-called Valley temple, from inside the Valley temple we will inter a short cut to the Sphinx. We will have a private visit to the enclosure of the Sphinx, and we will go between the paws of the Sphinx and explain the story about re-dating the Sphinx.
After Lunch we will have the chance to visit one of the Essential Oils Centres in the area, we will have a presentation to know the use of many of these essential oils, specially the herbal oils (Black Seed oil, Ginger Oil, etc..).
Overnight at Steigenberger Pyramids (B.L)
Day 03Dahsur & Sakkara Thu, Feb 9th
After breakfast we will drive to Dashur where we will visit the Red and Bent Pyramids, attributed to the King Sneferu. The Bent Pyramid The lower part of the pyramid rises from the desert at a 55-degree inclination, but the top section is built at the shallower angle of 43 degrees, lending the pyramid it’s obvious “bent” appearance. will drive to Saqqara, home of the Step Pyramid attributed to King Djoser. we drive to Sakkara, home of the Step Pyramid attributed to King Djoser. We will visit the mystical Serapeum, the huge subterranean complex under the ground, it contains 24 boxes made from hard stones like Granite and Granodiorite. We will visit one of the tombs of Sakkara to have a good idea about the Ancient Egyptian Art, specially the Old Kingdom Art. We will visit the pyramid of king Teti to see the Pyramid Texts at the underground rooms.
Overnight at Steigenberger Pyramids (B, L)
Day 04Cairo/Tanis Fri, Feb 10th
Drive to north east of Egypt to visit tow of the most mystical spots in Egypt, Tel Basta and Tanis. We are going to visit Tel Basta first. Tel Basta is the city of Bastet (the cat) and there was a megalithic temple of her was made entirely from granite, we will see a giant statue for princess Meritamun. Overnight at Steigenberger Pyramids (B.L)
After visiting Tel Basta, we will drive to San El Hagar, this is the modern name of Tanis, we are going to have lunch in the area, home cooked meal. Tanis is one of the important cities in Egypt from the time of dynasty 19 and onward, so many scholars connect between Tanis and the capital of Egypt during the Hyksos time, we are going to see the ruins of the temple of Ramses II and tombs of dynasty 24. Drive to Cairo, Overnight at Steigenberger Pyramids (B, L)
Day 05Luxor-Dendera Sat, Feb 11th
Early in the morning we fly to luxor, after arrival we will drive to Dendera temple. Dendera temple is the main temple for the lovely Hathor, this temple is considered as a huge centre of healing during the time of Ancient Egypt, in her temple we are going to see unbelievable carvings and colors, we are going to see the map of our universe is depicted on the celling of Hathor temple. Drive to Luxor.
Overnight at Steigenberger Luxor (B, L)
Day 06Abydos Sun, Feb 12th
After breakfast we visit Seti I Temple, it is the only temple which has 9 holy of holies, also carvings in this temple is in a great condition. Behind this Temple lies the megalithic underground structure ‘’The Osirion’’. It has several depictions of the Flower of Life on the huge pillars, and because we will do a private visit to the Osirion, we will be able to be very close to these carvings.
Of course, we are going to see the most famous carvings at Abydos temple, the helicopter. We will see those strange figures which were represented in a very questionable way. We will be hosted in one of the local houses and have lunch there. Drive to Luxor.
Overnight at Steigenberger Luxor (B, L)
Day 07Nile Cruise Mon, Feb 13th
After breakfast we will embark on our exploration of the sites on the West Bank including the Valley of the Kings and Hatshepsut’s Temple. Hatshepsut, meaning ‘Foremost of noble ladies’, is considered the second historically confirmed female pharaoh after Sobekneferu. The temple dedicated to her and built in a half circle of cliffs has been described as one of the greatest Egyptian architectural achievements. After next visiting the Colossi of Memnon, we’ll check into our rooms on the luxurious 5-star Blue Shadow Cruise Ship and enjoy a buffet lunch. After lunch and relax, we will have time for shopping before our evening visit to the Luxor Temple, Schwaller de Lubicz called it ‘the temple of man’ because he thinks that the design of the temple is matching the shape of human body, but we will see that this temple is completing the function of Karnak temple, so yes it is the temple of man because of the healing effect on mankind
Overnight at M/S Blue Shadow (B.L.D)
Day 08Nile Cruise Tue, Feb 14th
Early morning visit to Karnak, the world’s largest temple. This huge temple complex in Luxor was one of ancient Egypt’s grandest and most ambitious building projects. Its multiple temple buildings are monuments to a list of pharaohs who all wanted to stamp their mark on their kingdom’s most revered religious sanctuary. This was the house of the gods, and its glories were to be feted by all. During our visit we will experience the powerful Chapel of Sekhmet, the Neter who represents the potent and purifying energies of the sun. drive to the Nile Cruise for check-in and lunch. By noon we sail to Esna.
Overnight at the Nile Cruise (B.L.D)
Day 09Nile Cruise Wed, Feb 15th
After breakfast we will gather together for lectures. By late afternoon, our cruise ship will dock beside the Temples of Sobek & Horus at Kom Ombo. It is here that the ancient initiates would face and learn how to digest their fear & anger (as represented by the crocodile Neter, Sobek), emotions that can severely inhibit our spiritual growth. In Drunvalo Melchsidek’s second volume of The Ancient Secrets of The Flower of Life, he mentions that this temple represents the second chakra, as it is the only one that’s dedicated to polarity, or duality, which is the basis of sexuality, and tow god are associated with it – Sobek the crocodile god and Horus. As you face the temple, the right half is dedicated to darkness and the left side to the light. How appropriate that this was such an important site for initiations.
Overnight at the Nile Cruise (B.L.D)
Day 10Nile Cruise Thu, Feb 16th
After breakfast will have the opportunity to visit the beautiful Isis Temple. Isis temple was an ancient pilgrimage centre for the cult of Isis. This sacred site was glorified from the Ancient Egyptian era up to the Greek, Roman, and Byzantine periods with each ruler adding their own stamp onto the stones here. On our way back to the boat we will explore the famous Aswan granite quarry which has the 1,200-ton Unfinished Obelisk, a structure that only very few cranes worldwide could lift today, yet another significant evidence of higher technologies used by the ancient Egyptians. After lunch we will sail by motorboat to Elephantine Island, where we will experience the unique and powerful energies of this location – while also visiting the temple dedicated to the Neter, Khnum, who was the “The Maker of the Ka”.
Overnight Nile Cruise (B, L, D)
Day 11Aswan-Cairo Fri, Feb 17th
Fly to Cairo & free day. Overnight Steigenberger Tahrir (B)
Day 12Cairo Sat, Feb 18th
After breakfast we will visit the Egyptian Museum; we will explore the very famous collection like King Tut’s collection and also some new exhibitions. At 05 PM we will do the best visit in this tour, we will have a private visit for 2 hours inside the Great Pyramid, our group will be the only group in the area because this visit will be after the closing hours, we will be able to visit the subterranean chamber, the so-called queen chamber and the so-called king chamber.
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Due to high preparation costs, Cancellations must be received in writing within 60 days of travel date. Cancellations received more than 30 days prior to departure will have a penalty of $500 per Person; those received between 30 and 25 days will have a penalty of 50% of the full cost per Person; those received between 25 and 20 days will have a penalty of 75% per Person. Cancellations received 20 days or less before departure will receive no refund. No refund will be made for transfers, city tours or any other services (including meals, accommodations or transportation) voluntarily not taken.
This Itinerary is subject to changes in order to adapt to possible alterations in domestic flight times or other unforeseen circumstances. The content will remain the same, barring any unanticipated complications, and will include many delightful “extras” and surprises.
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Stargates of Ancient Egypt Tour - 2023
13 Days of Uncovering the Hidden Secrets of Ancient Egypt , including 4 Nights In a Magical Nile Cruise , Visiting Cairo , Giza , Luxor and Aswan