Program and Price Egypt March 2020

Presents

 Spiritual Pilgrimage 

Led by

Gull Aanes (Isis)

 

Egypt

Cairo / Giza /  Pyramids / Sakkara / Aswan / Abu Simbel Luxor / Abydos / Dendara

 

Included

The Deluxe Yacht “Dahabia Hadeel”

www.dahabeya hadeel

 

March 11 – 24. 2020

 Itinerary

 Wednesday, Mar. 11th: Day 01:  Arrival to CAIRO / EGYPT / Le Meridien Pyramids Hotel

Arrive to Cairo International Airport where your Tour Manager who’ll assist you with the formalities through customs and immigration. Transfer to your Le Meridien Pyramids hotel.

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Thursday, Mar. 12th: Day 02:  Arrival to CAIRO / Egyptian museum / Citadel / Old Cairo / Le Meridien Pyramids Hotel

After breakfast we will be visiting the famous Egyptian museum included the masterpieces of King Tut Ankh Amon and much more.

 

After lunch at local restaurant we visit the Citadel, was fortified by the Ayyubid ruler Salah al-Din (Saladin) between 1176 and 1183 CE, to protect it from the Crusaders,The citadel stopped being the seat of government when Egypt's ruler, Khedive Ismail, moved to his newly built Abdin Palace in the Ismailiya neighborhood in the 1860s. While the Citadel was completed in 1183–1184, the wall Saladin had envisioned was still under construction in 1238, long after his death.

 

Next stop will be the Old Cairo, There are  churches here that date back to the early Christian Era. The Hanging Church, or the Church of the Virgin Mary, was built in the 9th century to ‘hang’ high upon the walls of Babylon. The effect of this ‘hanging’ is now diminished significantly as ground levels have raised around the walls. Deeper into Coptic Cairo there are several other older churches, including the Church of St. Sergius, which dates from the 5th century and was supposedly built upon the site of a crypt where the Holy Family (Jesus, Mary, and Joseph) to shelter during there time in Egypt. Even further back is Ben Ezra Synagogue. This is the oldest synagogue in Cairo, founded in the 9th century on what is claimed to be either the site of the Temple of Jeremiah or the site where the pharaoh’s daughter found Moses among the reeds.

( Breakfast, Lunch, // )

 

Friday, Mar. 13th: Day 03: Cairo / Luxor / Luxor Temple / Sonesta St. George Luxor hotel

Following breakfast, Transfer to Cairo airport for flight to Luxor, arrive Luxor and transfer to Sonesta St. George Luxor hotel. In the evening we visit the Temple of Luxor, it was Luxor Temple that R.A Schwaller de Lubcz developed his ‘symbolist’ interpretation of ancient Egypt, and called it the “Temple of Man”.

                                                                                               (Breakfast, //, Dinner)

 

Saturday, Mar. 14th: Day 04: Luxor / Dendrah / Abydos / Dahabiya Hadeel

This morning, we’ll drive through the country side of Upper Egypt to visit Abydos the temple of the Osiris and “Flower of Life”. Abydos is the pilgrimage place for Egypt’s visitors and no trip is complete without visiting Abydos... Then we visit Dendarah “Hathour temple “dedicated to the Goddess of Love, joy and music.                                     

                                                                                               (Breakfast, Lunch box, Dinner)

 

Sunday, Mar. 15th: Day 05: Luxor / West bank / Hatchepsut Temple / Valley ok Kings & Queens / Dahabiya Hadeel            

This morning and after breakfast we drive to the West Bank of ancient Thebes and visit the Valley of the Kings, with it’s Royal Tombs, a visit to the Valley of Queens including a visit to the Nefertari Tomb,. We also visit the Hatshepsut temple, on your way back you stop at the Colossi of Memnon .                                                            

                                                                                               (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

 

Monday, Mar. 16th: Day 06: Luxor / Karnak Temple / Esna / Dahabiya Hadeel

Early morning we visit to the vast and overwhelming Temple of Karnak (Temple of Ra), this will include a meditation at Sekhmat Chapel.          Sail to Esna, cross the lock of Esna & overnight.                      

                                                                                               (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

 

Tuesday, Mar. 17th: Day 07: Esna / Edfu / Dahabyia Hadeel 

Early sail and visit to Edfu temple as known as “Horus temple “the Falcon God, the best-preserved temple of the ancient world.

                                                                                               (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

 

Wednesday, Mar. 18th: Day 08: Edfu / Kom Ombo / Aswan / Dahabyia Hadeel 

Early morning we sail to Kom Ombo and visit the Healing temple of Kom Ombo a glorious picturesque ruin along the banks of the Nile. We sail to Aswan and overnight

                                                                                               (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

 

Thursday, Mar. 19th: Day 09: Aswan / Philae Temple / Felucca / Dahabyia Hadeel

Early morning we take a short coach ride to the lakeshore and transfer to motorboat for the island of Philae temple consecrated to Isis, Egypt’s divine mother. We’ll take ample time here to experience the healing energy of Isis and her lovely island complex.

 

After Lunch we take felucca ride around Elephantine Island. You may wish to visit the Nubian colorful market of Aswan.

                                                                                               (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

 

Friday, Mar. 20th: Day 10: Aswan / Abu Simbel / Seti I hotel                    

Following breakfast, you’ll be drive by bus to Abu Simbel the grand finale of a voyage up the Nile.  Hewn of a mountain for Ramesses II, this magnificent temple is both an ancient and modern engineering marvel. Visit the temple then we drive back to the hotel & overnight.

(Breakfast, Lunch Box, Dinner)


Saturday, Mar. 21st: Day 11: Abu Simbel / Aswan / Cairo / Le Meridien Pyramids hotel

After breakfast drive to Aswan airport for your short flight to Cairo, arrival Cairo airport and transfer to Le Meridien Pyramids hotel.

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Sunday, Mar. 22nd: Day 12:  Cairo / Sakkara / Le Meridien Pyramids hotel

After breakfast visit Sakkara to view the most of dozens of Old Kingdom pyramids rise on the west bank near ancient Memphis. About 2630 B.C.  Imhotep, architect to King Djoser (Dynasty III), masterminded the Step Pyramid at Sakkara.  The world’s oldest freestanding stone structure, this pyramid consists of six tiers atop a mastaba, or low, oblong tomb, faced with cut stone                                                                                                                 (Breakfast, Lunch, //)

 

Monday, Mar. 23rd: Day 13: Cairo / Pyramids / Sphinx / King’s chamber / Farewell dinner / Le Meridien Pyramids hotel

In the afternoon we are paying our respect to the Sphinx and then we continue visiting the Giza Pyramids plateau and get to know more about the mystery of these Pyramids. Followed by a Private visit inside the Great Pyramid for our Initiation.

                                                                                               (Breakfast, //, Dinner)

PS: Private visit inside the great pyramid / King’s chamber is subject to governmental approval)

       

Tuesday, Mar. 24th: Day 14: Final departure:

Breakfast, followed by transfer to Cairo International airport for your final departure back home

(Breakfast)  

 

(Itinerary’s schedule is subject to change due to reasons beyond our control)

 Hotels & Dahabyia itinerary

 Le Meridien Pyramids hotel                   Mar. 11th – 13th, 2020                02 nights

Sonesta St. George Luxor                     Mar. 13th – 14th, 2020                01 night

Dahabyia Hadeel                                  Mar. 14th – 20th, 2020                06 nights             

Seti Abu Simbel                                     Mar. 20th – 21st, 2020                01 night

Le Meridien Pyramids hotel                   Mar. 21st – 24th, 2020                 03 nights

Total                                                                                              13 nights / 14 days

 

 WHAT’S INCLUDED:

Greeting and assistance at airports in all cities in Egypt

All touring and transfers in air-conditioned motor coach

Transfers from and to the airport / hotels in all cities

Transfer by private bus Aswan / Abu Simbel / Aswan

Entrance fees to all visits mentioned in the above itinerary

02 nights at Le Meridien Pyramids hotel or similar

01 night at Sonesta St. George luxor hotel

06 nights on private Yacht “Hadeel”

01 night Seti Abu Simbel hotel

03 nights at Le Meridien Pyramids hotel

Daily buffet breakfast at hotel

Licenses guide throughout the trip

All hotels taxes, service charges, and government sales tax

Luggage handling at all airports

 

WHAT’S EXCLUDED?

Meals and drinks, laundry, telephone calls, etc, not specified in the proposal

Visa upon arrival  ($ 25

Travel & health Insurance and other items of a personal nature

Pyramid view supplement $ 80 per room per night

 

Extra transfers:

Anyone is arriving or departing on the same day of the group arrival or departure NO extra charge.

Anyone is arriving or departing on different dates will be charged $ 35 per person one way from Cairo airport or vice versa including meet & assist at the airport.

 

Pre arrival and post departure if requested:

Double room    $ 160 per room per night including breakfast, taxes & sales tax

Single room      $ 150 per room per night including breakfast, taxes & sales tax

Pyramid view supplement $ 80 per room per night

 

Entry Visa to Egypt:

The following nationalities need a visa prior their arrival to Egypt:

Turkey – China – Honk Kong – Iran – Thailand – Philippine – Sri Lanka – Indonesia – Pakistan – India – Myanmar – Vietnam.

 

 PAYMENTS:

Payment to be made in USD at the same amounts indicated

 

Total Price  $4500

 To be payd in full by January 11.2020

 Non Refundable Deposit at $ 600

 to be payd by September 28.2019.

 Account will be send to you when you are ready to pay.

CANCELLATION POLICY:

If cancel before 60 days will be charged cancellation fees of $ 500

If cancel before 50 will be charged cancellation fees of $ 1000

If cancel before 45 will be charged full payment of land package / no refund