Egypt 11.11.2018: A Journey of a Lifetime!
Stephanie’s Services and The Fredrock Sanctuary present: a journey of a lifetime during a 12 night passage through Egypt tour. Join us as we embark upon an educational and spiritual journey to return to ourselves and explore our truths. Have you ever dreamed about visiting/returning to Egypt or would you like the opportunity to experience private time inside of the Great Pyramid? If so, this trip is for you!
We will visit over 11 sacred Egyptian sites to explore in addition to experiencing 5 star hotels and a 5 star River Nile cruise, all while being led by private and experienced local Egyptian guides. At most sites you will have the opportunity as an individual or as a group to receive energetic downloads of the essence of each of the sacred sites that we visit. Plus there is even more! This tour includes one optional private healing session with Stephanie and/or Fred, plus group healing and integrative sessions as we explore, grow, and learn together – this will truly be a journey of your lifetime!
Day 01 - Sunday, November 11th: Arrival and Welcome Dinner. You will arrive at the Cairo International Airport, Egypt (airport code CAI)*. A transfer representative will meet you at the airport to assist you with entry formalities, and escort you to the luxurious 5-Star Le Méridien Pyramids Hotel & Spa. At 6:00 PM we will have a meeting for introductions, followed by a welcome dinner together.
Overnight Le Méridien Pyramids Hotel & Spa (D)Overnight Le Méridien Pyramids Hotel
Day 02 - Monday, November 12th: Giza Pyramids & Valley Temple next to the Sphinx
After an early buffet breakfast, our private motor coach will bring you to the world famous Giza Plateau. After exploring the area around the Pyramids, we will enter the Great Pyramid. Then we will drive to a higher point with a beautiful panoramic view of the Pyramids. Here you will have the option of riding a camel (or riding in our motor coach) to explore Valley Temple next to the Sphinx, followed by lunch at the Pyramids Restaurant.
Overnight Le Méridien Pyramids Hotel & Spa (B, L)
Day 03 - Tuesday, November 13th: Seti and Osirieon Temples at Abydos
Leave after an early breakfast for our domestic flight to Sohag and check into our rooms at the House of Life Hotel. We will then have lunch followed by visits to the Seti and Osirioen temples. We will be met by our private motor coach that will transport us to the ancient pilgrimage site of Abydos where we’ll visit the Temple of Osiris and the very ancient Osirieon Temple. At the Seti I Temple, dedicated to Osiris, we will discuss the symbolism as we view the masterful craftsmanship of the beautiful depictions that cover the walls. Behind this Temple lies the megalithic Osirieon.
Overnight House of Life Hotel, Abydos (B, L)
Day 04 - Wednesday, November 14th: Temple of Hathor at Dendera
After breakfast we drive to Dendera to visit the incredible Temple of Hathor. Star maps depicted on the ceilings in this temple, and the replica of famous Dendera Zodiac (the original is displayed at the Louvre museum in Paris) that depicts the ancient origins of astrology and superior knowledge of our cosmos. Hathor (Het-Hert), the Netert who personified motherhood, beauty, sexuality, love, joy, harmony, dance and music was often associated with the planet, Venus. She was known as the Lady of the Stars, and represented the nurturing solar food of the Sun’s rays, required for birth, growth and renewal. Then we will drive to Luxor, have lunch, and then check into our rooms at the luxurious Maritim Jolie Ville Kings Island Resort located directly on the Nile River.
Overnight Maritim Jolie Ville Kings Island Resort – Luxor (B, L)
Day 05 - Thursday, November 15th: Valley of the Kings, Hatshepsut’s Temple, Colossi of Memnon, and Luxor Temple at Night
After breakfast, we’ll visit the Valley of the Kings, Hatshepsut temple, and Colossi of Memnon, followed by lunch. First, we visit Valley of the Kings where we will view some of the ancient tombs filled with beautiful and symbolic artwork. Next we’re off to the mystical Mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut, a beautiful work of architecture, by Senemut, believed by some to have been her lover. Hatshepsut’s Temple is nestled in the valley basin of Deir el-Bahari, surrounded by steep and enigmatic cliffs. Followed by a visit to the Luxor temple at night – a true awe-inspiring site to see!
Overnight Maritim Jolie Ville Kings Island Resort – Luxor (B, L)
Day 06 – Friday, November 16th: Karnak Temple and Nile River Cruise
One can never have enough time to fully explore all the riches of Karnak Temple, where we will spend the entire morning after an early breakfast. An avenue of ram-headed sphinxes leads us into the gigantic complex, which includes temples dedicated to Amun, Mut and Khonsu. We will visit the powerful Chapel of Sekhmet, the Netert who represents the potent and purifying energies of the sun. Sekhmet personifies the solar rays that provide the electromagnetic energy required to sustain life and the earth’s grid. As the lioness, she symbolizes the powerful and fierce, yet protective love, akin to that of any mother. Sekhem, means “power” and Sekhmet is the electrical spark that provides the necessary energy to perform what we have been told are mystical, magical and powerful feats, including the healing of the physical body.
We check-in to our rooms on the 5-Star Alyssa River Nile Cruise and set sail on our spectacular cruise on the Nile River. Enjoy viewing the lush countryside and life along the river’s banks, much of which appears as it did thousands of years ago!
Overnight Alyssa Nile River Cruise (B, L, D)
Day 07 - Saturday, November 17th: Nile River Cruise and Temples of Sobek & Horus at Kom Ombo
After an afternoon of sailing we will stop at Kom Ombo, where we’ll visit the twin temples dedicated to the crocodile Neter, Sobek and Horus, the Elder. We will discuss the aspects of nature and our cosmos represented by the Neteru and how they relate to awakening our senses and raising our levels of awareness. We will speak of the powerful initiations that were once practiced here, and how we can tap into the profound and self-empowering lessons experienced here by the ancients. You will also have the opportunity to view depictions of various medical instruments and alchemical healing practices.
Overnight Alyssa Nile Cruise (B, L, D)
Day 08 - Sunday, November 18th: Unfinished Obelisk and Temple of Isis, Aswan
We will take a motorboat to the enchanting Island of Philae, and the powerful Temple of Auset (Isis). Auset is associated with the ancients’ most highly revered star, Sirius. The annual rising of Sirius was synonymous with the flooding of the River Nile, which left huge deposits of silt, the very valuable black earth or “KMT” (Khemit) for which Egypt was named.
She is usually depicted wearing the throne, or “seat of power”, reflecting the matriarchal nature of the very ancient civilization. After sharing some of the highlights of this site together, you will have time to explore its captivating wonders on your own. Afterwards, we will explore the famous Aswan quarry that is home to the 1,200 ton Unfinished Obelisk, that only a handful of cranes worldwide could lift today, and other significant evidence of higher technologies used by the ancient Khemitians.
Overnight Alyssa Nile Cruise (B, L, D)
Day 09 - Monday, November 19th: Visit to the Khnum temple at Elephantine Island followed by lunch and then a visit to the Nubian museum
The island of Elephantine stood at the border between Egypt and Nubia. It was an excellent defensive site for a city and its location made it a natural cargo transfer point for river trade. This border is near the Tropic of Cancer, the most northerly latitude at which the sun can appear directly overhead at noon and from which it appears to reverse direction or "turn back" at the solstices. Elephantine was a fort that stood just before the first cataract of the Nile. During the Second Intermediate Period (1650 - 1550 BCE), the fort marked the southern border of Egypt.
According to Egyptian mythology, here was the dwelling place of Khnum, the ram-headed god of the cataracts, who guarded and controlled the waters of the Nile from caves beneath the island. He was worshipped here as part of a late triad among the Egyptian pantheon of deities. The Elephantine Triad included Satis and Anuket. Satis was worshipped from very early times as a war goddess and protector of this strategic region of Egypt. When seen as a fertility goddess, she personified the bountiful annual flooding of the Nile, which was identified as her daughter, Anuket. The cult of Satis originated in the ancient city of Swenet. Later, when the triad was formed, Khnum became identified as her consort and, thereby, was thought of as the father of Anuket. His role in myths changed later and another deity was assigned his duties with the river. At that time his role as a potter enabled him to be assigned a duty in the creation of human bodies.
Overnight Alyssa Nile Cruise (B, L, D)
Day 10 - Tuesday, November 20th: Early morning Flight to Cairo, Egyptian Museum
After breakfast, we fly back to Cairo and we’ll visit the world famous Egyptian Museum where you will see many amazing artifacts collected from sites all over Egypt, including the gold sarcophagus & jewelry on display at the King Tut Exhibit.
Among the many artifacts that we will point out that show evidence of an ancient superior technology, is the ‘Schist Disk’ made famous by Hakim’s observation that it was a bio-organic sound device. Followed by lunch.
Overnight Le Meridien Hotel & Resort (B, L)
Day 11 - Wednesday, November 21st: Serapeum at Saqqara
After breakfast we will drive to the ancient site of Saqqara, home of the Step Pyramid attributed to King Djoser. We will experience the still active healing energies of the ancient “Hospital” at Saqqara and discuss the many references to the importance of balancing the polarized energies within and without.
The Serapeum - A highlight of our day will be a visit to the Serapeum, a huge subterranean complex. A long hallway that runs in east/west directions is flanked by chambers that house gigantic, highly crystalline stone boxes. Many believe that Bulls associated with the Apis Bull cult were buried in them.
However–no bulls or human bodies were found in any of these huge boxes —that were made with an extremely advanced technology. When excavated in 1852, all twenty-four boxes, weighing 60-80 tons, had been plundered. Their lids had been pried loose and the contents taken. Our collective research shows that these boxes are far more ancient than the writings found on and around them, and were an integral part of a huge energy device. Followed by lunch at the Palm Club.
Overnight Le Meridien Hotel & Resort (B, L)
Day 12 - Thursday, November 22nd: Private visit to the Great Pyramid and Farewell Dinner
The day that we have all been waiting for! Our final day includes a relaxing morning on your own to reflect and integrate what you have learned and experienced. Optional/additional private healing sessions are available by Stephanie and Fred. In addition, the hotel has optional spa and massage services available that you can choose to book to aid in your relaxation. After an arranged meeting time, we will meet in the hotel lobby and our private motor coach will bring you to the world famous Giza Plateau where we will once again visit the Great Pyramid and enjoy our previously arranged private time inside of the pyramid. This is an experience of a lifetime and words cannot describe the impact of such an experience. We will have the pyramid all to ourselves, just our tour group, to explore and experience the inside of this famous and incredible structure.
Note: all/any optional hotel services such as spa services are at your own expense and recommend that you book them early to assure appointment times/availability.
Overnight Le Meridien Hotel & Resort (B, D)
Day 13 - Friday, November 23rd: Transfer to Cairo Airport for Flight Home
Enjoy a peaceful breakfast as you reflect on your amazing experiences and journey through Egypt. A local tour guide will assist with any final arrangements to return to the Cairo International Airport where you will depart the country to return home. Please provide all flight information upon booking so we can help to coordinate your return trip to the airport. Memories and experiences to last a lifetime!
INCLUDED IN THE INVESTMENT OF YOUR EGYPTIAN JOURNEY:
· Airport transfers
· Meet & assist services
· 05 nights at Le meridian sphinx on bed & breakfast basis
· 01 night at house of life hotel on half board basis
· 02 Nights at Martim Jolie vile Luxor on bed & breakfast basis
· 04 Nights at Alyssan Nile cruise on full board basis (B, L, D)
· Domestic air flights Cairo Luxor/ Aswan Cairo
· A/C private motor coach for all local transfers/travel
· Qualified English speaking guide
· Breakfast at hotels/lunches during tours/dinners on cruise ship
· Entry tickets to all the mentioned sightseeing
· Taxes & services
· Conference call/group meet and greet prior to trip, group healings/integrations, optional clearings leading up to the trip for best group cohesion
· Helpful Egypt travel tips and information
· 1 optional private healing session with Stephanie and/or Fred (Reiki/ThetaHealing)
· *Roundtrip airfare to Cairo, Egypt
· Entry visa ($25 USD)
· Optional tours/excursions/hotel services
· Personal expenses
· Dinners while touring/extra snacks and beverages
· Any service or site not mentioned in the itinerary
Total investment for your ‘return’ to Egypt is:
$3995/Per Person (land only), based on double occupancy. Payment will be cash, check, or PayPal (Friends and Family Payment Option ONLY) – includes required 3% service charge for tour company
NOTE: If choosing to pay with a credit card and not as noted above, please add 3% to the total price of $3995 to cover US credit card service fees.
Add an extra $700 for Single Room occupancy. Per our Terms and Conditions, we will hold the registration open until 30 days before the tour starts (or later if possible) in order to try to match you with someone. If by that date we have not been able to do so, you will be responsible to pay for the single supplement. Please try to register early if you would like to be matched with a roommate.
ROOMMATES: If you’re not traveling with anyone you know, we would be happy to assist pairing you with a fellow traveler.
A Non-Refundable Deposit of $720 is required to secure your spot by June 1, 2018.
Remaining balance or payment in full is due by September 1, 2018.
***Early Bird Special: You will be gifted an additional private healing session ($150 value) with early Ibis registration by May 1, 2018.
This itinerary is subject to changes in sequence in order to adapt to possible alterations in domestic flight times or other unforeseen circumstances. The content will remain the same, barring any unanticipated complications, and may include many delightful “extras” and surprises, so please feel free to bring additional spending money to experience possible extra trip add on excursions (i.e. a hot air balloon ride, horse/camel rides, etc.).
We recommend that all participants obtain their own personal travel insurance. Both Travel Insured International and AAA offers insurance for trip cost, trip cancellation & interruption, and pays for loss due to unforeseen circumstance, death, injury, or illness to you or a member of your family. It also includes coverage for missed connections due to weather, pays for lost deposits due to the financial default of the airline, the tour operator, or cruise line. It pays for baggage delays, travel delays, medical expenses, and emergency assistance.
All travelers need a passport valid for at least six months after the date of entering the country. Holders of American Passports will be provided with the requisite visas to visit Egypt upon arrival at the airport ($25 USD).
Generally between North America and Egyptian destinations, each passenger is allowed up to two pieces of checked baggage. Please check with your airline for specifics on the size and weight of your allowed baggage.
RESERVATION AND CANCELLATION POLICIES
Reservation and Payment
A non-refundable deposit of $720.00 per person will be required at the time of booking. To insure your reservation, final payment will be due 60 days prior the departure dates from your country. It is the responsibility of the traveler to determine that final payment reaches us on time. Bookings made within 30 days of departure date, will require full and final payment immediately upon booking. No booking will be considered until final deposit is received.
Cancellation and Refunds
Due to high preparation costs, cancellations must be received in writing within 60 days of travel date. Cancellations received more than 30 days prior to departure will have a penalty of $1000 per person; those received between 30 and 25 days will have a penalty of 50% per person; those received between 25 and 20 days will have a penalty of 75% per person. Cancellations received 20 days or less before departure will receive no refund. No refund will be made for transfers, city tours, or any other services (including meals, accommodations or transportation) voluntarily not taken.
Additional waivers and forms will be sent upon requesting to reserve your trip and with required trip deposit – including passport, emergency contact, and flight information once booked.
To make a tour reservation request, please contact your USA tour organizers:
Stephanie Snyder (Stephanie’s Services) or Fred Salzman (The Fredrock Sanctuary):
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
Phone: 610-451-2425 (Stephanie) or 443-745-1708 (Fred)
Looking forward to experiencing a journey of a lifetime with you!
ABOUT YOUR TOUR ORGANIZERS:
Stephanie Snyder is a global traveler in addition to being a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW). She has 15 plus years of experience facilitating workshops, training, and public speaking engagements for both social service and corporate organizations, including international training experience. She strives to guide participates to become self-aware and to reach their full potential. Stephanie received her Master’s degree in Social Work from Temple University in PA, USA and she is a certified LCSW Supervisor and is Choice Theory/Reality Therapy/Lead Management certified. Stephanie is also trained and certified as a Usui Reiki Master/Teacher, Advanced ThetaHealing Practitioner, and Therapist. Stephanie has experience in leading group meditations and healing sessions as well as 1:1 healing sessions. She believes in and practices integrated holistic approaches to traditional therapy. She has her own private practice located in Exton, PA, USA and conducts both in person and online therapy services. Stephanie visited Egypt in 2017 and enjoyed it so much that she now wants to help support others to also experience this amazing country and sacred sites. You can learn more about Stephanie by visiting her professional Facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/stephanie.snyder.services/
Fred Salzman’s varied background started with achieving a B.S. in Medical Technology from Bloomsburg University in PA, USA. His true passion is helping people. He loves to explore different options to create a more healthy, happy, and spiritual existence for others. He has been practicing Chirology for over 8 years and has had 500+ ThetaHealing sessions with clients. He is mainly practicing in Douglassville and other places throughout PA, USA. His ability to captivate an audience with his infectious enthusiasm for life allows those around him to be in the moment and experience all that life has to offer. Whether he is working individually with a client or leading a group, his ability to guide and motivate an audience to a familiar, happy place allows the absorbing, understanding, and growth of new information to take place with ease. To learn more about Fred, please visit his Facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/The-Fredrock-Sanctuary-1503981223238513/
Welcome to a soothing place where you are safe to be self-expressive. A fun place to explore areas that show you more about how unique and special you truly are. An intriguing place that supports your self-awareness so you can understand who you are on a deeper, subconscious level. A natural place that fosters unconditional love without judgements, criticism or fear. Simply, a place where you are encouraged to be YOU!