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Hatshepsut

Exotic Egypt
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A luxurious trip is planned with Dr Carmen Boulter as your guide. We’ll stay at a palatial resort on the Red Sea where we’ll have the special opportunity to swim with dolphins and to snorkel on colorful coral reefs. We’ll enjoy a leisurely pace with time to luxuriate in healing spa treatments throughout the trip. We’ll begin at Mena House Hotel in the shadow of the Great Pyramid and cruise the Nile visiting magnificent temples along the way. Come experience the grandeur of ancient Egypt with its exotic dancing, sacred potions, and the spice of magical nights.

Magic Egypt 11.11.11

Sample Program
* B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

Sunday, September 8: International departure from home city. Overnight in the air.

Monday, September 9: D* – International flights arrive in Cairo. You will be met by our Egyptian hospitality personnel. Transfer to meet the group at Mena House Hotel, our 5-Star luxury hotel in the shadow of the Great Pyramid where we will spend 2 nights. Dinner at the hotel. Sweet dreams in the energy of the pyramids.
Tuesday, September 10: B-D*Buffet breakfast at the hotel overlooking the Great Pyramid. Visit the Giza Plateau and see evidence of high technology. Sunset horse or camel ride on the desert in view of the pyramids at Panorama. Catered dinner, Dancing Horse Party, and belly dance show in a sultan's tent on site. Overnight at Mena House.
Wednesday, Spetember 11: B-DBreakfast at the hotel. Checkout from Mena House. Excursion to visit the Egyptian Museum. transfer to the Cairo Airport to board your flight to Marsa Alam on the Red Sea. Check-in to the spectacular 5-Star Intercontinental Palace Port Ghaleb Resort with the Six Senses Spa. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Thursday, September 12: B-D Buffet breakfast at the hotel. Half day excursion to swim with the dolphins. Marsa Alam has one of the most consistent dolphin habitats on the Red Sea and in the world called Dolphin House on Samadai Reef which has had 7 species of dolphins as long-term residents. We are most likely to see Indo-Pacific Bottlenose Dolphins and Spinner Dolphins. When we return to the resort, we'll have a luxurious afternoon and time to enjoy swimming, snorkeling, and spa treatments. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Friday, September 13: B-DBuffet breakfast at the hotel. Free day at the hotel to swim, snorkel, or dive at the Red Sea's coral reef teaming with colorful fish. Relax and enjoy spa treatments: Reflexology, Indian Head Massage, Sekhem ancient Egyptian tradition, and aromatherapy are available by appointment with Casey Mulcaster who is traveling with us. As well, treatments from the Six Senses Spa are available. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Sunday, November 13: B-L-D – Buffet breakfast at the resort watching traditional feluccas glide on the Nile. We’ll take a day trip in our air conditioned coach across the lush farm land to the fantastic Temple of Seti I at Abydos where the images of the curious flying objects are found. Here we'll see the infamous Kings List. As well, there are rooms of exquisite frescos with gorgeous original color telling a story of a revived spirituality. We’ll also visit the ancient and mysterious Osirion where the several Flowers of Life are located. Box lunch while in transit to the Temple of Hathor at Dendera where the First Hypostyle Hall has been recently restored revealing curious star maps and strange half-animal half-human beings. At Dendera, there is an even more ancient temple below the ground. In the crypts, we’ll see odd ancient devices resembling light bulbs. We’ll pass by the village where the Nag Hamadi ancient scrolls were found in 1945 written in the voice of the divine feminine. Dinner at the resort. Sweet dreams on the shores of the Nile.
Monday, November 14: B-L-D – Buffet breakfast. Check out of the resort. Morning tour to the West Bank visiting the Valley of the Queens, beautifully colored Temple of Medinet Habu, and Deir el Medina, the workmen’s village with gorgeous frescos of musicians and dancing maidens. Upon our return, we’ll embark upon our 5-star cruise ship. After lunch on board, we’ll visit temples in the heart of Luxor on the Nile. First, we’ll visit the enormous Karnak Temple with rich history from multiple dynasties. Late afternoon visit to the Luxor Temple which Schwaller de Lubiz called the Temple of Man. Dinner and overnight on board docked in Luxor.
Tuesday, November 15: B-L-D – Buffet breakfast on board. Morning excursion in our air conditioned coach to the infamous tombs in the Valley of the Kings. Our second stop is the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut where we’ll see the exquisite colors in the temple and the newly excavated areas at the site. On the way back, we’ll stop briefly at the Colossi of Memnon, huge statues where there is said to be a stargate. We’ll return to the cruise ship for a late lunch and enjoy a leisurely afternoon. Tea will be served each day on the upper deck at 4:00. Exotic evening on board on the Nile. Dress-up in Egyptian galabeyas for an elegant dinner and our 'Come as You Were' party.
Option 1: Early morning hot air balloon ride over Luxor with spectacular views of the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, Temples on the West Bank, lush fertile far land, and sunrise on the Nile.
Wednesday, November 16: B-L-D – Buffet breakfast on board. Set sail to Edfu. We will dock at Edfu and ride in charming horse-drawn carriages to visit the Temple of Horus. Lunch on board. Clear the locks at Esna. Leisurely afternoon sailing down the Nile. As the sun sets, we’ll see the spectacular Kom Ombo Temple appear majestically on the shores of the Nile. Visit the temple where priests and priestesses in training did initiations to conquer their fears. Continue sailing to Aswan. Nubian Traditional Dance Show on board after dinner.
Thursday, November 17: B-L-D – Buffet breakfast on board. Morning visit to the Temple of Isis nestled in a garden on the Island of Philae surrounded by Nile waters. Here the goddesses Isis and Hathor have their own temples. Lunch on board. Afternoon visit to the Botanical Gardens by felucca or motorboat. Being directly on the Nile is enchanting. We’ll see exotic plants and animals strolling in the gardens. Tea on board docked in Aswan. Dinner and Belly Dancing Show on board.
Friday, November 18: B-D – Buffet breakfast on board. Visit to Kalabsha Temple, a temple that was recovered from the flood waters of the Nile after the Aswan Dam was built. Relaxing afternoon by the pool. Dinner and overnight on board.

Saturday, November 19: B-D – Buffet breakfast. Leisurely morning or optional excursion to Abu Simbel. Check out from cruise ship. Transfer to our 5-star Deluxe Hotel on the shores of the Nile. Dinner and overnight at hotel.
Option 2: Morning excursion to Abu Simbel Temple which includes return flights 45 minutes each way.

Sunday, November 20: B-D – Buffet breakfast at the hotel. Check out and transfer to airport for 1.5 hour flight from Aswan to Cairo. Check-in back at our 5-star hotel across from the pyramids. Afternoon visit to the Red Pyramid and the Bent Pyramid at the ancient site of Dashour. View the Black Pyramid in the distance across the riverbed of the ancient Nile. We will have the opportunity to go inside the Red Pyramid with its corbelled ceiling and astonishing acoustic chambers. Sunset ride out on the desert beyond the pyramids on a horse or camel. Traditional Egyptian Dancing Horse Party and evening Bar-B-Q at the Sultan’s Tent where we ride. Overnight at the hotel.
Monday, November 21: B – Buffet breakfast. Checkout of hotel by noon. Our hospitality personnel will assist with transfers to the airport to meet international flights. The journey ends, the integration continues…

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Double Occupancy $3750 US per person
You can request a roommate
Single Room $4310 per person


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Package Includes
Package Includes
Package does not Include
• Dr Carmen Boulter as your tour guide
• All transfers to and from airports and transportation to sites
• 1-hour private meditation inside the Great Pyramid at 1:00 on 11.11.11
• 5 nights 5-star Le Meridien: Pyramids Hotel by the pyramids in Giza (4 before cruise and 1 after)
• Domestic flights from Cairo-Luxor and Aswan-Cairo
• 2 nights 5-star Maritim Jolie Ville Resort on Kings Island on the Nile in Luxor
• 4-night 5-star Nile cruise on M/Y Mirage
• 2 nights Iberotel Hotel Aswan
• Felucca sailboat or motorboat to Botanical Gardens in Aswan
• All entrance tickets to sites and museums
• Meals as listed each day (B-L-D = breakfast, lunch, and dinner)
• Horse or camel ride, BBQ, and dancing horse party with pyramids view
• Tips along the way at hotels, cruise, meals, for drivers, and bellmen. (An envelope will be passed the last day to thank our guide)
• One bottle mineral water per day

• International airfare to Cairo
• Entry visa to Egypt ($15 US) purchased at the Cairo airport
• Travel insurance www.insuremytrip.com
• Extra bottled water and drinks (coffee, tea, and juice included with breakfast only)
• Personal extras (laundry service, massage, etc.)
• Options (can be booked while in Egypt):
1. Hot air balloon ride over Nile and Valley of the Kings (~$160 US)
2. Excursion to Abu Simbel ($280 US includes return flight from Aswan, transfer to temple, and entrance fee).

EXTRA NIGHTS: If you choose to fly in early or leave late, extra nights can be booked with enough notice and advanced payment

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REGISTRATION: Contact Dr Carmen Boulter for registration and information at carmenboulter@gmail.com

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