Egypt Uncovered (2022)

May 1-8, 2022

$3,799.00/person

Uncover the ancient secrets and unlock incredible feminine power on this journey through Egypt. Feel the energy of Hatshepsut, the world’s first female all-powerful pharoah. Discover where the Holy Family lived in Cairo. Meander through the bazaar to find healing stones, oils, and craft your personalized “cartouche” in hieroglyphics. See the pyramids through the eyes of women past as you bond with like-minded women on this adventure.


Overview

Wherever your beliefs may lie, there’s no denying that Egypt has an incredible history and empowering energy.

Join us as we connect ancient past to buzzing present on this week-long journey through Egypt. A blend of African and Middle Eastern cultures with a unique vibe all its own, you’ll uncover Egypt’s allure beginning in lively Cairo. We’ll make our way down the Nile to visit authentic villages, pyramids, islands, temples, bazaars, and more through Luxor, Aswan, and Hurghada.

The best part is that we’ll be traveling in luxury, complete with Nile River view upgrades, private tours, exclusive photo shoots, and more.

Itinerary

Day 1

Welcome Cocktail Reception

Arrive in Cairo & Airport Transfers to Hotel for welcome evening to meet your travel mates.

Day 2

Cairo Museum & Pyramids

Visit the world famous Egyptian Museum containing the largest collection of ancient Pharaonic antiquities in the world. With over 125,000 artifacts, including the spectacular exhibit of King Tut, you’ll be in awe. Continue to one of the Seven Ancient Wonders of the World, the Great Pyramid of Giza. Giza Plateau is also home to the Pyramids of King Chephren and Mercenus, the Great Sphinx, and the Valley Temple. While by the pyramids, we’ll also learn about how essential oils were used in ancient Egyptian culture and how papyrus was made. Stroll through the Khan el Khalili Bazaar in historic Cairo for incredible gifts. Complete the day with a breathtaking view of the pyramids on our sunset horseback riding experience and professional photography to capture the incredible moment.

Day 3

Jet-set to Aswan & Temple of the Goddess Isis

Travel back in time to when the great gods and goddesses were worshipped. On our private guided tour of the Philae Temple, we begin with the ancient site built to honor goddess Isis, the mother of Horus and wife of Osiris best known for her symbolism of peace, beauty, motherhood, and healing. Surrounded by beautiful water, the island of the temple features ruins dating back to 690 BC and serves at the perfect place to connect with your own strength and femininity.

While sailing on the Nile River, we’ll take in the gorgeous views including including animals lining the river banks and birds soaring overhead. You’ll feel like you’ve traveled to a remote paradise! Upon arrival in the Nubian Village community, try local Nubian coffee or smoke shisha. Enter an authentic Nubian home to learn about the culture. End the day with a visit to the Nubian market filled with local crafts by Egyptian artisans and savor the tastes of real, authentic Nubian cuisine.

Day 4

Road Trip to Luxor & Resort Day

After breakfast in Aswan, we’ll check out of our hotel and continue on to Luxor via a private group transfer. Upon arrival, enjoy a relaxing afternoon by the pool and the amenities of our resort in the evening.

Day 5

Nile West Bank & Felucca to Banana Island

Explore the western bank of the Nile including the Valley of the Kings, containing 62 tombs of the Pharaohs of ancient Egypt, the mortuary temple of Queen Hatshepsut, and the Memnon statues.

Fun fact: Queen Hatsheput – the world’s first all-powerful female leader -led the longest peaceful reign in all of Egypt’s history. Not surprising, peace was orchestrated by a woman!

Continue on a unique felucca ride to Banana Island where we’ll enjoy a delectable farm to table lunch.

Day 6

Nile East Bank, Red Sea & Hurghada

After breakfast in Luxor, our private transfer will take the group up Luxor’s East Bank with an unforgettable day visiting both the Karnak Temple and Luxor Temple of King Amunhotep III. End with your arrival to Hurghada, a beautiful town right on the Red Sea.

Day 7

Enjoy your Day on the Red Sea

Hurghada, a vibrant coastal city on the Red Sea, is one of the most sought-after destinations by female travelers visiting Egypt. Think refreshing cocktails by the pool, sunbathing, or a relaxing dip in the Red Sea itself. After a busy week of sightseeing, we’ll take all the inspiration we learned and gather at a Farewell Goddess Dinner and our signature Black + White Party! Don your favorite black/white outfit for a chic night out connecting with new great friends you’ve made over the trip.

Day 8

Private Car to Cairo Airport for Departure

Say goodbye to amazing ladies until we meet again on our next SheFari adventure!

Accommodation

Le Meridien Cairo Pyramids

Movenpick Resort Aswan

Hilton Luxor

Marriott Beach Resort Hurghada

Leaders

Christina Papavlasopoulos

Co-founder of SheFari, Christina has traveled extensively from her studies abroad in Paris, London, and Florence to her decade spent as an ex-pat in Greece. Before launching SheFari, her experience as an Executive Assistant honed her organization and attention for detail when it comes to travel logistics.

As a girls trip expert, Christina has a passion for celebrating the leading ladies of history and all things art…another reason why she’s especially excited to be leading the Egypt trip. And most importantly, she believes everything is better shared over a bottle of wine in a beautiful destination.

Want to get to connect with Christina? You can reach her at [email protected]

Details

What’s Included:

  • 5-Star Hotels in each city
  • Welcome cocktail reception
  • Cairo Museum, Bazaar, and Pyramids with a Professional Photoshoot
  • Private Sunset Horse Ride Excursion with Breathtaking Views of the Giza Pyramids
  • Philae Temple & Goddess Isis tour
  • Nubian Village Cultural Visit
  • West Bank Tour & Felucca ride to Banana Island, including Queen Hatshepsut’s Temple
  • East Bank Tour of Karnak & Luxor Temples
  • Relaxing day poolside on the Red Sea & Farewell Goddess Dinner (our signature Black & White Party)
  • All General Admission Fees at Major Sites
  • All Breakfasts Included
  • All Private Tours & Private Transfers, including to/from airport
  • Domestic Flight from Cairo to Aswan

Bonus:

  • SheFari co-founder (trip leader) and a certified Egyptologist/experienced guide will both be traveling with the group for the entire duration
  • Nile View upgrades in Aswan, Luxor
  • Red Sea View upgrade in Hurghada
  • Bottled water and some snacks (ex. fruits) to be included during each day tour
  • Farm to table lunch included on Banana Island

Not included:

  • International airfare
  • Meals besides what is listed above
  • Additional expenses
  • Mandatory trip insurance

Luxury Add-Ons:

  • Optional hot air balloon ride $150
  • Privacy upgrade to independent room $840

Luxury Package Total: $4,789

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