The spirit of Upper Egypt

With an unwavering focus on spiritual awakening and connection, Unknown Egypt Travel has meticulously crafted transformative journeys through Egypt for intimate groups of seekers. The itineraries presented below, curated by the inherent wisdom of Rabie, our native guide, are designed to immerse you in the mesmerizing essence of Ancient Egypt, seamlessly interweaving the mysticism and spirituality entrenched within its living history.
Please note that this itinerary is merely a blueprint for your exploration, expertly adaptable to align with your highest intentions and individual needs.
Day 1:
Arrival in Cairo, Egypt
As you arrive, our compassionate representative will warmly welcome and guide you on a sacred transition to Giza’s enchanting Mena House. This regal five-star sanctuary, nestled amid 40 acres of resplendent gardens, offers breathtaking vistas of the awe-inspiring Great Pyramid of Khufu (Cheops). Prepare to experience true divinity.
Enjoy a restful overnight stay in Pyramid View rooms at the illustrious 5-star Marriott Mena House hotel for the next two nights.
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Day 2:
Unearthing the Giza Plateau & Saqqara
Arise to a nourishing breakfast on the terrace of Mena House, where the panoramic view of the Giza Plateau will awaken your soul. Under the watchful gaze of the ancient pyramids of Khufu, Khafre, and Menkaure, embark on a sacred pilgrimage, following the footsteps of the Ancients. Immerse yourself in captivating lectures on Egyptology, allowing the mystic teachings to permeate your being. Venture deep inside the enigmatic Khafre pyramid and commune with the revered Great Sphinx. Lunch awaits at the legendary Blue Lotus Guesthouse, renowned among local connoisseurs for its delectable homemade cuisine. Amidst the fragrant lotuses, take time to unwind and connect with the ethereal energies.
Afterward, embark on a serene stroll amidst the verdant fields of Saqqara, where the convergence of ancient Egypt’s black and red lands unites. Prepare to be entranced by the extraordinary necropolis of Saqqara, which beckons you to explore its hidden realms. Traverse the cryptic underground galleries of the Serapeum and delve into the heart of the recently unearthed Step Pyramid of Djoser, an ancient marvel revealing its secrets after a profound 50-year restoration.
Return to Mena House for a leisurely dinner, cherishing the transformative experiences thus far, and allowing your spirit to embrace the Divine in preparation for your forthcoming journey.
Day 3:
Immersion in the Spirit of Cairo
Awake to another beautiful morning and embark on a check-out ritual, bidding farewell to Mena House. Invigorate your senses with a visit to the renowned Egyptian Museum, where ancient artifacts await to enchant your soul.
Delve into the soul-stirring depths of Islamic Cairo, where the energy of devotion and spiritual connections permeates the air. Recharge with a soul-nourishing lunch at a local restaurant within the vibrant Khan El Khalili Bazaar, offering flavors that ignite the senses and uplift your journey.
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Day 4:
on the Footsteps of Akhenaton
With the rising sun, embark on a profound 4-hour journey to the enigmatic city of El Minya. Our first stop leads us to the fascinating tomb of Bakhet III, Governor of the Oryx Nome, followed by the exploration of the tomb intricacies of Khnumhotep and Khety in Beni Hassan. Traverse onward to Tuna El Gabal, where ancient tombs hold their secrets—Petosiris and Isidora eagerly awaiting your arrival.
As the day unfolds, finally arrive at El Minya, where you shall rest and rejuvenate at your carefully chosen hotel.
Day 5:
Following in Akhenaton’s Enlightened Path
After a nourishing breakfast, we embark on a sacred journey to Tel El Amarna, a place imbued with the remnants and tombs of Akhetaton, also known as the “Horizon of Aton.” Here, we delve into the profound teachings of Akhenaton, a trailblazer of spiritual consciousness. In the afternoon, we retreat to the guesthouse for a tranquil lunch, allowing the ancient wisdom to settle within us. Later, we return to our sanctuary hotel in El Minya, preparing ourselves for an enchanting felucca ride and an ethereal city tour in the evening.
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Day 6:
Unveiling the Hidden Treasures of Upper Egypt
As the sun rises, our souls awaken in anticipation of our pilgrimage to Abydos, the oldest known sacred site in the world. Here, amidst the enigmatic energy of Osirison, we delve deeper into the mystery and cosmic significance that surrounds this hallowed ground. We then proceed to the awe-inspiring Seti the First Temple, where divine secrets await us. In the afternoon, we find solace in the embrace of the House of Life Hotel, allowing the wisdom of the temple to permeate our beings.
Day 7:
Embracing Divine Feminine and Nurturing Energies
Today, we embark on a journey to Dandara, a sanctuary of mid-day sun, where we gather the heka (life force) of The Land of Osiris. Exploring the magnificent halls of oracle arts and deciphering the cosmological hieroglyphs at the Dendera Temple Complex, we connect with the transformative energies of Hathor, the epitome of motherhood, and Sekhmet, the embodiment of healing. As the day draws to a close, we find ourselves in Waset (Luxor), preparing to bid farewell to sacred lands as we take an evening flight back to Cairo. Resting for the night at the sanctuary of Le Meriden airport, we carry within us the profound teachings and blessings we have received.
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Day 8:
Returning Home, Transformed
With gratitude in our hearts, we prepare for our departure from this sacred land. Our dedicated representative will accompany us to the airport at the appropriate time, guiding us back to our daily lives with the knowledge that our souls have been forever transformed by the spiritual odyssey we have embarked upon.
Package including the following:

•   7 nights/8 days Accommodations

     –   3 nights accommodation on on Bed and Breakfast basis at Marriot Mena House with a pyramid view

     –   2 nights accommodation on Bed and Breakfast basis at Grand Aton in El Minya

     –   1 night accommodation on Bed and Breakfast basis at House of life in Abydos

     –   1 night accommodation on Bed and Breakfast basis at le Meriden Cairo Airport

•   Transfer

     –   Private individual transfers during the entire journey with Van 2022 starts with private transfer from Cairo Airport to Marriot Mena house hotel and it ends with the last transfer from Le Meridien airport to Cairo Airport

•   Meet & Greet at Cairo Airport

•   Entry visa fee upon arrival to Egypt

•   Meals: 7 Breakfasts, 5 Dinners and 6 Lunches including

•   Single entrance tickets to the sites as per itinerary

•   Unlimited bottled water during the entire Tour.

•   English speaking guide and his accommodation.

•   English speaking transfer man.

•   Tourism police permission.

•   Domestic flight from Luxor to Cairo

The above package excludes:

•   International flights to and from Egypt

•   Additional or optional tours or entrance fees not specifically mentioned above.

•   Meals and snacks outside of the mention meals meals.

•   Any additional beverages ordered during meals beyond the beverage buffet available at breakfast and the bottled water on the bus.

•   Personal expenses (i.e. room service, laundry, extra nights, spa treatments, etc.)

•   Trip cancellation and medical insurance.

•   PCR testing

•   Medical-related procedures and protocols needed to travel in or out of Egypt.

•   Any item not mentioned in the Custom Tour Package