Experience the Great Pyramid, the Sphinx, Saqqara, and more
Ancient Origins is partnering with award-winning tour operator Travel the Unknown to provide its readers with comprehensive escorted travel tours to some of the most ancient and most mysterious monuments and sacred places around the globe.
We will visit classic destinations as well as more obscure locations where the magic of the past remains as strong today as it did thousands of years ago.
Let us help you to explore the past in the present day with unique adventures that will be remembered for the rest of your life.
THE INNER MYSTERIES
OF ANCIENT EGYPT AND THE NILE
Ancient Origins Tours begin with the wonders of ancient Egypt and the mysteries of the Nile with an exclusive 15-day, 14-night tour in February 2020 hosted by Ancient Origins’ Alicia McDermott and special guest Andrew Collins.
IT’S A GO: This tour has now reached its required number of tour guests to go ahead as per the schedule.
Last chance to book so don't miss out - there are only a few weeks left to secure your place as bookings will close!
Andrew Collins is a science and history writer, as well as the author of over fifteen books that challenge the way we perceive the past. They include From the Ashes of Angels (1996), Gateway to Atlantis (2000), Göbekli Tepe: Genesis of the Gods, The Cygnus Key, and most recently Denisovan Origins (co-authored with Dr. Greg L. Little). Andrew is the co-discoverer of a huge, previously unrecorded cave system beneath the Giza plateau now referred to as Collins Cave. www.andrewcollins.com
Alicia McDermott is a researcher, editor, and writer with Ancient Origins. She’s a lifelong learner and has worked in various fields such as education, tourism, and anthropology. Traveling throughout Bolivia, Peru, and Colombia, as well as all-over Ecuador, Alicia has increased her knowledge of Pre-Colombian sites as well as life in modern Andean cultures. But South America is just one area of interest! Alicia has had an open mind and a passion for writing since she was a child. www.ancient-origins.net
Experience the Great Pyramid, the Sphinx, Saqqara, Dahshur, Abu Ghurab, the Egyptian Labyrinth, the Valley of the Kings, Karnak, Luxor, Edfu, Aswan, Nabta Playa, Abu Simbel, and many more sites of antiquity. Visit their temples, pyramids, monuments, museums, and enjoy the tranquility of the Nubian Desert and the unforgettable sights of the Upper Nile on a cruise ship.
Enjoy private tours of the Great Pyramid, the Great Sphinx, and the Sun Temple of Niuserre at Abu Ghurab, one of the most powerful energy centers of northern Egypt.
Learn about the sites to be visited as well the very latest news and theories on both ancient Egypt and the origins of civilization by Andrew Collins and Alicia McDermott during regular talks and lectures. Take part in meditations where permissible.
Unwind or dine with some of the finest cuisines in Egypt.
ANCIENT ORIGINS EGYPT TOUR 2020
FROM FEBRUARY 4th—18th, 2020
15 DAYS/14 NIGHTS
(MEETING PLACE CAIRO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT)
$4420 per person
Please note prices are based on a single person sharing a room/cabin with another tour guest
Single room supplement $1345
Any problems or queries contact Travel The Unknown
PRICE PER PERSON INCLUDES
• Service of meet and assistance upon arrival and departure (group)
• 5 nights' accommodation in Cairo
• 2 nights' accommodation in Luxor
• 4 nights' accommodation onboard Nile cruise from Luxor to Aswan based
• 3 nights' accommodation onboard Nile cruise from Abu Simbel to Aswan
Meal code for individual days: B (breakfast), L (lunch), D (dinner)
Relevant transfers as mentioned in the itinerary
• English-speaking tour guide
• Local taxes
• 14 Dinners
• 13 Lunches
• Domestic flights
• Group airport transfers
• Private visits to Pyramids, Sphinx, and Abu Ghurab
• Entrances to sites
• International flights (can be arranged on request)
• Drinks in restaurants
• Meals or services not mentioned
• Items of a personal nature
• Private airport transfers
Location 5 Star Nights
Cairo - Le Meridian Pyramids or similar Pyramids View room - 5 nights
Luxor - Sonesta St. Gorge hotel or similar Side Nile view room - 2 nights
Nile cruise - Steigenberger legacy Nile cruise Standard room/cabin - 4 nights
Lake Nasser - Steigenberger Omar El Khayam Nile cruise - 3 nights
Final choice of accommodation is subject to change. We will choose hotels of a similar standard where hotel shown is not used.
Tours are run in association with award-winning travel company Travel the Unknown.