'A la Carte Menu' of Trips, Experiences and Adventures
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any combination of the half day trips
and Denderah - not to be missed: the Mecca
of ancient Egypt, with the most amazing reliefs and
colours, and the healing temple of the goddess of
love and beauty!
More Amazingly Wonderful Tiny Temples, Tombs and
Shrines - well we said there were lots of them,
didn't we? ;-)
Unseen Aswan - visit the ignored wonders of
Aswan, Kalabsha, Elephantine, and the Nubian Museum.
Ramesses the Great, Father & Son, and the last
great Ramessid - the masterful mortuary temples
of Seti I, Ramesses II, Merenptah and Medinet Habu,
where the last great Ramessid (RIII) made his mark.
Bubastis and Tanis - unseen by most visitors,
the Temple of the cat goddess Bast and the capital
of Ramesses the Great are amazing sights to behold
- plus the trip there takes you through a very different
and fascinating Egypt!
Hunting the Pyramid Builders: Saqqara, Meidum
& Dahshur - follow the evolution of the pyramids,
from the Step Pyramid at Saqqara to the majestic tumble
of Meidum and the Red and Bent Pyramids of Dahshur
- and if we can get it opened up, the so-called (but
still impressive!) decline at Abusir.
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Tod - a fantastic temple to the god Montu,
just 20 minutes away from Luxor, seldom visited but
incredibly ancient and interesting.
- sister temple to Al Tod, about 30 minutes outside
Luxor but in the other direction, beautifully preserved
and with amazing life-like sphinxes.
close to Luxor lies this charming village that
is the heart of a thriving pottery industry set up
by Catholic Monks in the 19th century. Come see the
monastery at its heart, the potters at their work,
and shop in its dusty storerooms for ceramic treasures!
the Great, Father & Son - the mortuary
temples of these three giants: Seti I, Ramesses II
Wonderful Tiny Temples, Tombs and Shrines
- dotted through the Theban hills are lots of tiny
treasures; come and see!
the Wadi - walk through an amazing lunar landscape
to the very interesting tomb of Ay, the successor
of Tut-Anch-Amun; and for the spiritually minded we
can end with a guided meditation in this awe-inspiring
outskirts of Karnak - the outer precincts
of this famous temple hold many surprises and magical
Magic - explore the only pharaonic palace
left in Egypt, climb the hills that hold more mysteries
and feel the hot breath of the Sahara.
the Mountain - from Deir el Medina, the village
of the ancient workers, climb the famous Theban hills,
following in their footsteps, and enjoy an overview
of this mystical place - and did you know you can
find lots of real fossils on this high desert mountain?
Out of this world!
Asasif - the most exquisite reliefs in an
unexpected place - watch where you step though!
Upper Egypt - enter a world not for tourists,
a world of simple pleasures, calm contentment and
Above It All: Balloons Rule! 'nuff said: what
could be more magical than to take it all in from
a higher viewpoint?
Your Spirit - treat yourself to some of the
wonderful spiritual experiences on our menu: tarot,
guided meditations, Reiki, and lots more! And to add
to the magic, this can all be done in desert locations.
the Souk do you fancy some marvellous
souvenirs but are you daunted by the idea of shopping
in Egypt, with its different customs of pushy salesmen,
haggling, bargaining and play-acting? Then come with
us on a guided shopping excursion in the Luxor souk
and beyond, well-protected by our years of shopping
expertise. Enter without fear this world of fabulous
treasures and trinkets, sights, smells and sounds!
combination of the above
Quick Taste of the Oases - explore the fascinating
sights at Kharga and Dakhla Oases, get a taste of
life in the oases, and feel the vastness of the
Amazing Amarna - make your way to the deserted
capital of the heretic pharaoh Akhenaten - and marvel
at his majestic madness!
any combination of the above
Sinai Adventure - take in the fascinating sights
of this desert peninsula - ranging from monasteries,
sacred mountains, temples and beach side paradises.
Felucca Float - embark on a sail from Aswan to Edfu
- not for the fussy-minded but oh so romantic!
the Oases a little less quickly
Take the spectacular three-day, two-night desert tour!
to five days
any combination of the above
Dahabeeya Dream - oh, those Victorians knew
how to travel in style: the sailing vessels they used
for their months-long explorations of Egypt are again
en vogue, and the experience of sailing on them is
one of the best in the world. Plus it affords you
the privilege of visiting sites like Silsila and El
Kab, which are otherwise hard or impossible to get
at Leisure - explore all the oases (Kharga,
Dakhla, Farafra, Bahariya) between Luxor and Cairo
(or vice versa) and the sights and wonders they hold.
See the simple life led in these fertile spots surrounded
by sand, and see the amazing spectacles of the White
and Black Deserts and Crystal Mountain!
Lake Nasser - sail from Aswan to Abu Simbel
on a sumptuous cruise boat (ooooh, the food!), feel
the vastness of this man-made body of water and the
contrast of it to the desert that surrounds it, and
explore the re-located ancient sites that will have
you dazzled and amazed!
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All of our trips up to three days require a minimum
of two people (or an increase in the price, sorry
but that's life for the single traveller unfortunately).
All the Dahabeeya trips require 4-6 people minimum,
due to the mode of transport (you have to hire the
whole boat). Single supplement applies to any trip
that includes an overnight stay. Travel and any other
insurance is the traveller's own responsibility -
please see our Frequently Asked
Questions for more.
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more information or to make a booking, call or email:
Iris C. Meijer: +20101891319
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