Join AIP on the “Ancient Mysteries of Egypt Tour,
September 21-29, 2019, 8 days/7 nights!

AIP Director Larry Pahl, and Wonders of Egypt Tours’ Egyptologist Ali Ahmed, with Tour Host Lynn Pahl will guide you in an unforgettable week exploring the magic of ancient Egypt.

The core itinerary is listed below, with greater detail to follow after Director Pahl returns from Egypt in April, 2019.

Feel free to make inquiries to AIP about any aspect of the tour.

Date

Itinerary

Sat Sep 21

Arrive Cairo, relax in our 5-star hotel.

There will be an evening social for all tour guests.

Sun Sep 22

After breakfast, we will visit the incredible Egyptian Museum, to see some of the most unique artifacts from antiquity.

Next we will travel to the Step Pyramid at Sakkara and the Red and Bent Pyramids at Dahshur.

We will then head to our 5-star hotel, the Le Meridien, with a room where you will look out onto the Pyramids of Giza!

Mon Sep 23

After our breakfast we will spend most of our day at the Giza Pyramids and Sphinx. The Great Pyramid is the only one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World which still is standing.  We will enter it and travel to the King’s Chamber, one of the most amazing rooms in the world!

We will also visit Menkaure’s pyramid, and walk around the Sphinx.

We will look at the Trial Passages, the satellite pyramids and some of the tombs at Giza.

Director Pahl will give a talk on the Great Pyramid and we will enjoy an evening camel ride out to the desert.

Tues Sep 24

After breakfast, we will head to Old Cairo and visit the oldest Coptic Church in Egypt, the Ben Ezra synagogue, the Citadel, and the famous Khan el Khalili market.

Wed Sep 25

We will fly to Aswan after an early breakfast, and visit the incredible Philae Temple, the massive unfinished obelisk, a granite quarry, and visit some archaeological artifacts on Elephantine Island.

We will then head to board our 5-star Nile Cruise ship, the MS Concerto Nile, with full board.

Thu Sep 26

We will cruise to the unique double Temple of Kom Ombo, then cruise to spend the night at Edfu.

Fri Sep 27

We will visit the large Horus Temple in Edfu, then cruise to Luxor, and the Karnak Temple.

Sat Sep 28

Optional early morning hot air balloon at Luxor.

Next we will see the marvels of the Valley of the Kings, the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut.

Then an evening flight back to Cairo.

Sun Sep 29

Breakfast gathering at our airport hotel, then final departure.