“Time and Space in the Temples and Pyramids”


Sunday, Nov 11 – Sunday, Nov 24, 2019  –  Sunday, Feb 23 – Sunday, March 8, 2020

Brief Day-by-Day Summary

Nov 11-24, 2019 & Feb 23-March 8, 2020

Day 1, Sun: Arrivals in Cairo. Welcome meeting and dinner. Giza hotel-1. D.

Day 2, Mon: Dashur – Red & Bent Pyramids, Blue Lotus Guesthouse lunch, Memphis.  Giza hotel-2. BB, L, D.

Day 3, Tues: Giza Plateau – 3 Pyramids, Solar Boat Museum, Sphinx, etc. Private Great Pyramid visit. Giza hotel-3. BB, L, D.

Day 4, Wed: Saqqara: Step Pyramid, tombs, Unas Pyramid, Imhotep Museum. Flight Cairo/Luxor. Luxor hotel-1. BB, L, D.

Day 5, Thurs: Tomb of Nefertari, Colossi of Memnon, Ramesseum, Hatshepsut’s Deir El Bahari, Luxor Temple. Luxor Hotel-2. BB, L, D.

Day 6, Friday: Optional Balloon Ride or Early Morning Visit to Luxor Temple, Karnak Temples, Luxor Museum, Luxor Bazaar, Luxor Hotel-3.

Day 7, Sat: Day trip to Abydos Temple and Dendera Hathor Temple. Luxor Hotel-4. BB, D.

Day 8, Sun: Valley of the Kings, Medinet Habu. Sail to Esna. Dahabeya-1. BB, L, D.

Day 9, Mon: Esna Temple. Sail to Edfu. Dahabeya-2. BB, L, D.

Day 10, Tues: Edfu Temple. Sail to Silsila mountain. Dahabeya-3. BB, L, D.

Day 11, Wed: Silsila Quarries & Horemheb Temple, Kom Ombo Temple. Sail to Aswan. Dahabeya-4. BB, L, D.

Day 12, Thurs: Aswan Unfinished Obelisk, Abu Simbel Temples. Optional Nubian Museum. Aswan Hotel. BB, D

Day 13, Friday: Philae Isis Temple. Flight Aswan/Cairo. Cairo hotel-1. BB, L, D.

Day 14, Sat: Cairo Egyptian Museum. Farewell Dinner. Cairo hotel-2. BB, L, D.

Day 15, Sun: Departure flights.