Tours

Splendors of Egypt In the Footsteps of Moses, Joseph & the Holy Family with Rev. Whitney Peper & St. Peter’s UMC | Feb 20, 2024

12 days
Egypt
Starting from $4546* Taxes & Fees Apply

Join Rev. Whitney Peper & St. Peter’s UMC for a Splendors of Egypt In the Footsteps of Moses, Joseph & the Holy Family tour starting at $4,546* from Houston, TX, on February 20, 2024. You will see Cairo, Kom Ombo, Temple of Horus and Luxor,  Valley of the Kings and Queens, Sharm el Sheikh, St. Catherine’s,  Exodus Route, and much more! 

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$75 Register by June 20, 2023
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$25 Register by August 20, 2023
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What’s Included

  • All Inclusive Pricing
  • Breakfast and Dinner Daily
  • Deluxe A/C Motor Coaches
  • Domestic Airfare
  • Entrance and Program Fees
  • First Class Hotels
  • Fuel Surcharges and Gov't Taxes
  • Guided Tours
  • Hotel Gratuities
  • Live Audio Headsets
  • Overseas Airport Transfers
  • Study Guide
  • International Airfare
  • Administrative Fee

^ Additional Baggage & Optional fees may apply.

† If air purchased through EO.

Daily Itinerary

Day 1 February 20 – Depart the USA

Depart the USA on an overnight flight.

Day 2 February 21 – Arrive in Cairo

You will be welcomed at the Cairo airport by our representative and transferred to your hotel to enjoy dinner before retiring for the night.

Day 3 February 22 – Cairo

After breakfast, head to the Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, known commonly as the Egyptian Museum and home to over 120,000 ancient Egyptian antiquities with a representative amount available on display. Later, visit the Pyramids of Giza, one of the only existing Wonders of the Ancient World, and the nearby Great Sphinx of Giza, the largest and most well-known Sphinx.

Day 4 February 23 – Fly to Aswan – Cruise Embarkation

Following breakfast, board your flight destined for Aswan. Embark on your Nile Cruise prior to lunch. This afternoon, tour the Aswan High Dam, the pride of modern Egypt. Visit the Aga Khan Mausoleum and the Granite Quarries to see the Unfinished Obelisk, and finally to the Temples of Philae, where you will visit the Great Temples of Isis and Hathor.

Day 5 February 24 – Kom Ombo

Today, sail to Kom Ombo to visit the only temple dedicated to two contrasting gods: Sobek, the crocodile-headed god of the underworld, and Haroeris, the winged god of the sky. Return to the ship and cruise to Edfu.

Day 6 February 25 – Temple of Horus and Luxor

This morning, you will visit one of the best-preserved temples of Egypt located at Edfu. This temple was dedicated to the god Horus, the principal of resurrection. He is depicted in his role as avenger of his father, Osiris, who was murdered by his brother, Seth. Continue sailing to Esna and cross the Nile Locks on your way to Luxor. Visit the magnificent Temple of Luxor with its avenue of sphinx statues and mighty monumental columns. Continue to the Karnak Temple, which took over 2,000 years to build and is the largest religious building ever constructed. See the famed Hypostyle Hall, the Obelisks of Queen Hatshepsut and Thutmose III, the temple of Amon, the Granite Scarabeus and the Sacred Lake.

Day 7 February 26 – Disembarkation – Valley of the Kings and Queens

In Luxor, visit the vast burial city called the Necropolis of Thebes, located on the West Bank of the Nile. Your visit will take you to the Colossi of Memnon, the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut at Deir El Bahari, the Valley of the Kings, and the nearby Valley of the Queens. This afternoon, board your flight en route to Sharm el Sheikh.

Day 8 February 27 – Sharm el Sheikh

Today is yours to relax and explore Sharm el Sheikh on your own.

Day 9 February 28 – St. Catherine’s

Travel to Mount Sinai and St. Catherine’s Monastery, built in the 6th century to protect what was believed to be the “Burning Bush.” Enjoy a short hike of Mount Sinai and later enjoy a traditional Bedouin dinner.

Day 10 February 29 – Exodus Route to Cairo

Travel to Cairo via the route of the Exodus. Overnight in Cairo.

Day 11 March 1 – Old Cairo - Roman Tower / Hanging Church / Chapels / Museum of Egyptian Civilizations

After arrival in Cairo, visit the Roman Tower and Hanging church in old Cairo, which is named for its location above a gatehouse of the Roman fortress in Coptic (Old) Cairo, the Babylon Fortress. Visit nearby chapels and the Museum of Egyptian Civilizations featuring a recently established mummy exhibit with 22 kings and queens of the New Kingdom of Ancient Egypt. Dinner and prepare for your return flights.

Day 12 March 2 – Return to the USA

Return to the USA

Departure Dates

  1. Tuesday, February 20, 2024
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