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Egypt Adventure

Aswan - Abu Simbel - Luxor - Cairo - Desert Safari - Cairo
Add on Trip: Dahab and Petra
Great Pyramids

Great Pyramids

Sunrise over the Nile

Sunrise over the Nile

Aswan. Judit 11_14

Aswan. Judit 11_14

Philae Temple from the Nile

Philae Temple from the Nile

Temple of Isis

Temple of Isis

Hathor Temple at Abu Simbel

Hathor Temple at Abu Simbel

Valley of the Kings

Valley of the Kings

Temple at Abydos

Temple at Abydos

Hatshepsut Temple

Hatshepsut Temple

Karnak Temple

Karnak Temple

ME in Vast Desert

ME in Vast Desert

Amanda in the White Desert

Amanda in the White Desert

Hands of Egypt

Hands of Egypt

Alaa fire White Desert

Alaa fire White Desert


You are invited to enter the portal that is Egypt and into an authentic journey with
Joanie of Explorations of Light, who discovered a soulful connection with this
land, its people, and the stories it holds.

This will be an adventure, a time with new people, places, sounds, and colors.
Explore the ancient Tombs and Temples, experience the incredible warmth and
hospitality of local families in their homes, and journey together through the
expansive Western Desert, a place that is sure to open your heart.

This specific tour is inspired by the vision of bringing a group of people
together who understand the value of travel as a vehicle to cultural
understanding and self awareness. The goal is to use our traveling community as
support to allow for self reflection to unfold in a way that only travel and Egypt
can bring; having FUN and lots of laughter along the way. 

With the guidance of Joanie and her Egyptian team you can trust that as you
travel the land of Egypt your safety is utmost in their minds. Following current
Covid guidelines will be observed.

With our small group size and experienced tour leaders you will be presented
with a one-of-a-kind journey no other company can offer.

We hope you feel pull to join us. Add on trip: Dahab and Petra


There will be a minimum of 6 travelers for this tour, maximum 10. Numbers are
finalized August 1, 2023. The small tour size ensures an intimate environment
for our journey and contributes to creating a safe space to allow us to truly relax
and get to know ourselves in a deeper way. Having had a heart-opening journey
you’ll return home with a stronger, clearer sense of yourself.




WHAT'S INCLUDED                                                                                                        Back to top
  • Double room accommodations in 3- and 4-star hotels (Single
    rooms available for an additional fee of $1,000.00)


  • Airport Transfers and all scheduled transport (2 domestic flights, private vans,
    and local taxies) between destinations and to/from scheduled activities


  • All breakfasts, 15 lunches, and 15 dinners including 2 traditional meals in the
    homes of local families


  • English speaking Guide throughout the trip

  • Felucca Cruise through Aswan’s Nature Preserve & swimming in the Nile River

  • Entrance fees to 8 scheduled Sites, Tombs, Temples, and Museums

  • Visits to an Alabaster Factory, Papyrus Shop, and Perfume House

  • Scheduled Entertainment

  • Guided Meditations using our breath throughout the tour


Day 1 - Wednesday, September 13, 2023
Cairo - Aswan
Arrive in Cairo, Egypt
Flight to Aswan
Check into Hotel
Felucca Cruise on the Nile
Welcome Dinner on the boat


Day 2 - Thursday, September 14, 2023
Breakfast in the Hotel
Early morning Nile Cruise through the Aswan Nature Preserve
Lunch on the boat
Afternoon Visit to Philae Island - Temple of Isis
Exploring local market
Dinner as a group.


Day 3 - Friday, September 15, 2023
Aswan/Abu Simbel
Breakfast in hotel
Morning Drive to Abu Simbel
Check into hotel
Sunset on Lake Nasser
Dinner as a group


Day 4 - Saturday, September 16, 2023
Abu Simbel / Aswan
Breakfast in the hotel
Visit Abu Simbel early morning
Drive back to Aswan
Check into Hotel
Dinner on your own.

Day 5 - Sunday, September 17, 2023
Aswan / Luxor
Breakfast in the hotel
Check out of Hotel
Drive to Luxor
Temples to see along the way’
Kom Ombo
Edfu (if time allows)
Lunch at Ahmed’s home in Kom Ombo
Arrive in Luxor late afternoon.
Sunset visit to Luxor Temple
Dinner as a group


Day 6 - Monday, September 18, 2023
Breakfast at the hotel
Day of rest and pool side enjoyment
Lunch on your own
Optional - Visit to Luxor Museum
Afternoon Visit to Valley of the Kings
Dinner at Hamdy, our Guides house


Day 7 - Tuesday, September 19, 2023
Abu Dos and Dendara (all day trip)
Breakfast in hotel
Lunch on the road
Dinner as a group


Day 8 - Wednesday, September 20, 2023
Breakfast at the hotel
Morning visits to Karnak Temple
And Hatshepsuit Temple
Afternoon relaxing
Dinner as a group
Last minute shopping

Day 9 - Thursday, September 21, 2023
Luxor - Cairo
Hot Air Balloon at Dawn
Last chance to swim in the hotel pool
3 pm Flight to Cairo
Dinner in Al-Azhar Park


Day 10 - Friday, September 22, 2023
Breakfast in Hotel
Early visit to the Pyramids
Lunch at the famous Felfela Restaurant
Visit Egyptian Museum
Dinner and Dancing on a Nile Cruise


Day 11 - Saturday, September 23, 2023
Cairo - Desert Safari
Morning Flights home
Begin our Desert Safari of 4 nights 5 days
Travel to Bahariya Oasis (5 hours) by van or local bus
Lunch at our Guide Mohammed’s house.
First night of our Desert Safari Sleeping in the Black Desert


Day 12 - Sunday, September 24, 2023
Desert Safari
Second Night of our Desert Safari
Seeing fresh water springs along the way
Sleeping at Agabat the cross roads of the Spice Trail of long ago.


Day 13 - Monday, September 25, 2023
Desert Safari
Third night of our Desert Safari
Sleeping in the White Desert

Day 14 - Tuesday, September 26, 2023
Desert Safari
4th and final night of our Desert Safari
Sleeping Second Night in the White Desert


Day 15 - Wednesday, September 27, 2023
Desert Safari - Cairo
Last Day in Desert
Drive back to Cairo
Check into Hotel
Dinner together in hotel


Day 16 - Thursday, September 28, 2023
Cairo - Sharm El Sheikh - Dahab
Flights home for those ending their Egyptian Adventure
Morning Flight to Sharm El Sheikh for those continuing on to Sinai and Petra.


  • The ability to carry/roll your luggage over uneven pavement (possibly several blocks) and up stairways to reach your hotel, then up several flights of stairs to reach your room.

  • Be on your feet, walking and standing, for up to three hours, indoors and outdoors, in all weather conditions. Suitable for average fitness levels.

  • Sleep with street noise and no (or weak) air conditioning.

  • After orientation and transportation lessons, be able to navigate through the cities on your own.

  • Endurance is most important!



Tipping is a way of life in Egypt. While many tips are included in the tour
price, be prepared to tip for personal service. 3 weeks before the tour a
complete list of expected tips will be shared with to you.

ADDITIONAL OPTIONS - for purchase        
  • Sound and Light Shows at Abu Simbel and Karnak
  • Camel rides along the Nile in Upper Egypt
  • Camel, Horse, or Buggy ride at the Pyramids
  • Ticket to inside the Great Pyramid
  • Select tombs in the Valley of the Kings
  • Entrance fees to 2 optional Temples
  • Hot Air Ballon Ride
  • Your own private room - $1,000.00
  • Personal Intuitive Reading with Joanie - Discounted to $50.00 for travelers (normally $100.00)
  • Circuitry Alignment with Joanie (as time allows) - Discounted to $100.00 for travelers (normally $200.00) more information here
TOUR LEADERS                                                                                                            Back to top













For this fun, life-changing journey, you are entrusted to the hands of Joanie
Proctor, founder of Explorations of Light, along with her team of Egyptians.
Having lived in Egypt for nearly three years, her connection to the land and
its people creates an inside view into Egyptian culture. Her tours provide
you with a unique up-close and personal experience of the magical land of
Egypt, its people, culture, and breathtaking natural beauty. Joanie loves
nothing more than supporting and inspiring people to trust their heart’s
wisdom and learn to navigate life’s transitions with ease and grace and
having fun doing so!
We hope you will join us for a truly unique journey not offered by any other
tour company.


TESTIMONIALS                                                                                                               Back to Top

“Touring through Egypt with Explorations of Light was a dream come true! Our first activity in Cairo was a sunset felucca cruise on the Nile. After 20 hours on an airplane, the brisk Nile breeze blew away all of our travel fatigue, leaving the group and myself refreshed and ready to start our Egyptian Adventure. The Pyramids and Sphinx were a long anticipated experience, I was expecting to feel ancient Egyptian wisdom but I was a little disappointed. The constant presence of the Egyptian Guards and endless requests to buy things overshadowed whatever wisdom was there. The ancientness I was expecting at the Pyramids was found at the Hathor Temple near Luxor. That is where I felt the timeless wisdom of Egypt..."

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September 13 - September 28, 2023



Booking Instructions:

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  2. Option to pay $1,000 deposit or full cost 

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Felucca in Aswan
Felucca in Aswan
Hot air balloon
Great Temple at Abu Simbel
Kom Ombo Temple
Great Pyramids and Sphinx
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