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EGYPT

"Secrets of the Pharaohs"

April 29th - May 11th 2018

 

Alternative archeology finally accessible for the general public! A lifesize investigation to discover the real past of our civilization

 

The tour experience in 7 key steps

  • Travel safely across the country
  • Being guided by an alternative archeologist for the whole trip
  • Spend one whole day at the Giza pyramids & step into the Great Pyramid of Kheops
  • Having access to sites usually unknown to the general public
  • See and understand why History books are quite incoherent
  • Discover the authentic face of Egypt
  • Find answers to the question: did ancien Egyptians used techniques we are no able to imagine?

Day 1 // WELCOME DAY

You will be greeted and welcomed at Cairo airport by our archeologist before being transferred to the hotel.

Day 2 // DASHOUR & SAQQARA

Dashur: inside the Red Pyramid of Snefru and its acoustic chambers before we analyze the architecture of the Bent Pyramid. Saqqara: seeing Djoser's Step Pyramid, as well as heading underground in the Serapeum with its 100-ton granite blocks defying all laws of nature.

Day 3 // CAIRO

Frantic Cairo with its honks, smells and colors. We will discover Coptic Cairo as well as the immense Archeology Museum where we will seek stunning artifacts.

Day 4 // ENTIRE DAY IN GIZA

The Giza plateau, its 9 pyramids, the Sphinx and the Valley Temple. We will visit the insides of the Great Pyramid of Kheops after having observed with minutiae all details of the most enigmatic place in the world. At our own pace, lots of information to absorbe as we will witness the lightening quick stops of tourists buses.

Day 5 // SURPRISE DAY

Day 6 // FLIGHT TO ASWAN


Day 7 // UNFINISHED OBELISK & ELEPHANTINE ISLAND

After a morning flight we are heading to the Unfinished Obelisk. 1,200 tons in the Aswan quarry revealing numerous keys to understanding Ancient Egypt. We will thereafter board to Elephantine Island to understand different styles of rock carving.

Day 8 // KOM OMBO & EDFU

Car transfer to Luxor going through Kom Ombo temple, dedicated to Haroeri, Ancient Horus and Sobek, the corodile God, as well as Edfu Temple, dedicated to Horus, one of the most amazing marvels of Ancient Egypt.

Day 9 // FREE DAY

Today you can either relax at the hotel or head to DENDERA & ABYDOS (optional). Temples almost unknown to the general public and yet they are probably the most marvelous ones in all Egypt. Dendera, the only temple in Egypt with its original roof still intact, and then, Abydos + the Osirion with its unfathomable megaliths and infamous flower of life. Giza has every right to be jealous!

Day 10 // LUXOR TEMPLES

Complete visits of Luxor Temple and Karnak Complex site. We will witness how, for thousands of years, different styles were used one after the other on those mythical and grandiose sites.

Day 11 // LUXOR WEST BANK

Colossi of Memnon, the largest standing statues every erected by Man. Medinet Habu, where mistakenly tourists barely go to. Ramesseum, the gigantic Ramses II statue. Evening flight to Cairo.

Day 12 // FLIGHT BACK TO CAIRO

If possible, we will get to Abusir & Abu Ghorab usually closed to tourists (optional)

Day 13 // FLIGHT BACK HOME

Transfer from our hotel to Cairo airport for everybody's return flight.