Exploring the Spiritual Heart of Egypt

A deluxe tour designed just for the New Age seeker of spiritual wisdom. Experience an overview of past ways people have sought spirituality, and join in ceremonies, exercises, and activities to further your quest. Plus, visit the classic sights of Egypt and connect to some of the most spiritual places on the planet. This tour includes a deluxe Nile Cruise and all flights in-country. Perfect for the spiritual seeker who wants to spiritually experience Egypt.

15 days / 14 nights (includes Nile Cruise)
B = breakfast, L = lunch, D = dinner

DAY 1: Cairo
From your international flight, arrive in Cairo International Airport. Our agent will meet you at the airport and assist you through immigration, baggage claim, and customs, and will obtain your visa to enter the country ($25 cash). Transfer to the hotel. Settle in and enjoy the hotel, or try an exciting optional excursion. Overnight in the hotel.

DAY 2: Cairo
Special sunrise camel ride very early to see the Pyramids, then back to your hotel to enjoy a delicious breakfast and then enjoy a visit back to Giza Plateau to see the Great Sphinx, one of the most famous monuments in the whole world. This afternoon, enjoy an optional excursion or relax at the hotel. This evening, see the Sound and Light show at the Pyramids. Overnight at hotel. B.

DAY 3: Cairo / Giza
Enjoy breakfast, then will go to visit Dahshor (Red and Bent Pyramids), then head to Sakkara (Saqqara) to visit the Step Pyramids and feel the Spirituality of the Serapeum, which houses a massive granite Sacophagus of the Apis Bulls. End the day at a carpet school, where Egyptians hand make carpets out of imagination, then back to your hotel. B

DAY 4: Aswan / Abu Simbel
We begin early this day with breakfast and fly to Aswan/Abu Simbel to visit the Abu Simbel Temple. Enjoy this beautiful double temple, then return to Aswan, where you will check in at your hotel. Enjoy lunch at the Islands Restaurant in the Middle of the Nile. Overnight hotel. B, L

DAY 5: Aswan
Today we visit Philae Temple, where the presence of the goddess Isis is felt very strongly, especially in the inner sanctum, the Holy of the Holies. We will also see the High Dam. This afternoon, check in on your Cruise, and sail to Kom Ombo.  B, L, D.

Day 6: Kom Ombo / Edfu
Visit this fascinating “dual temple” in Kom Ombo honoring Sobek, the crocodile god of fertility, and Horus the falcon god (also called “Horus the Elder”). Return to your cruise ship for lunch and sail to Edfu, where you will visit the best-preserved temple in Egypt, also dedicated to Horus. Sail overnight to Luxor. B, L, D

DAY 7: Luxor
Arrive at Luxor, the modern name for ancient Thebes, once the capital of Egypt, which consisted of two cities lying on the west and east banks of the Nile. We begin on the West Bank with a visit the Necropolis of Thebes and the famous Valley of the Kings, where 64 of Egypt’s Pharaohs had their tombs carved out of solid rock, the temple of Queen Hatshepsut at Deir el-Bahari, and the Colossi of Memnon. Return for lunch on board ship. Enjoy free time this afternoon to shop, see the town, or roam the ship. Dinner and overnight on the ship. B, L, D

DAY 8: Luxor
Breakfast and check out of your Nile Cruise and into your hotel in Luxor. Today we visit Karnak Temple, one of the largest temple complexes in the world. It has been home for more than 3,500 years to the statue of lioness goddess Sekhmet. We will use the power of the Temple and the goddess to further awaken the Spirit within. It’s time for you to think about the your past, present and the future. Enjoy lunch at the hotel, and tonight at sunset we will explore Luxor Temple. B

DAY 9: Cairo
Breakfast and then travel to Dendera to visit the goddess Hathor (goddess of abundance, love and joy). Continue on to Abydos to visit the Temple of Osiris, one of the most powerful places on the planet. Make sure to bask in the magical streams of light that pierce the temple ceiling. Return to Luxor and over night. B

DAY 10: Cairo
Breakfast and check out of your hotel, then fly back to Cairo. Tonight you may wish to enjoy an optional excursion (Nile dinner Cruise with Belly Dancer and Folkloric Egyptian Sufi Dancing). Overnight in Cairo. B

DAY 11: Desert / Bahariya Oasis
After breakfast, check out of the hotel and journey by private A/C bus into the desert. Arrive at the Bahariya Oasis and check in at the safari camp where you will enjoy a delicious lunch. In the afternoon, a local tour guide will take you to visit a hot natural spring, Pyramid Mountain, English Mountain, the Temple of Alexander, and the Temple of Mummies. Dinner and overnight in a desert hotel. B, L, D

DAY 12: Desert / Camping
Have breakfast, then continue your adventure by Jeep in the White Desert. Along the way visit Crystal Mountain, Flower Mountain, and the sinuous sand dunes of the Black Desert and the valley. Stop and pitch camp in time for sunset, and savor dinner and Bedouin music around the campfire. Sleep in a tent under a canopy of a million stars! B, L, D

DAY 13: Desert / Cairo
Breakfast at sunrise and then journey back to the Oasis Hotel to freshen up. Transport by private A/C bus back to Cairo and check into your hotel. Enjoy the rest of the day exploring this amazing city or enjoy an optional excursion. Overnight in the hotel. B, L

DAY 14: Cairo
Breakfast and then take a city tour to the Egyptian Museum to view the greatest collection of Egyptian antiquities in the world, including the King Tut treasures. Then enjoy the Citadel, the Mohamed Ali Mosque, and historic Old Cairo, including the Hanging Church and Ben Ezra Synagogue. If you want to do the last minute Shopping, this is the day. Overnight in Cairo. B

DAY 15: Cairo
After breakfast and depending on the time of your flight, bid farewell to this unforgettable country as you transfer to the Cairo International Airport for your return flight home.  B

PRICE for 5 Star Hotels and Deluxe Service:
Adult: $4050
Children under 10: $3400

PRICE for Single Adult: $4950

SPECIAL NOTE:  Pricing for this tour includes all flights in-country.

Please note there is a surcharge of $400 per person for tours between December 10 – January 5 due to increased prices during this peak holiday season. Please read about other pricing and terms here.

October 15-29, 2016

Tour does not include:

  • Entry visa for Egypt ($25 cash at airport upon arrival)
  • Roundtrip international airfare to/from Cairo
  • Tips
  • Beverages
  • Meals except where noted (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner)
  • Extra services (laundry, special meals, alcohol, etc.)