Egypt Rediscovered: A Rare Journey off the Beaten Path: GEM, Luxor, Alexandria & Siwa Oasis.

October 16th – 25, 2025 (2 weeks)

$4195 USD PP / $1395 USD Single Supplement


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Dreaming of returning to Egypt – and seeing all the things you missed?  Here is a one-of-a kind tour that includes a special Nile cruise, Alexandria, Siwa Oasis (with a night of desert camping) and the GEM. Embark on a voyage of discovery unlike any other.

October 15, 2025 |  9 Nights, 10 Days | Giza Plateau, GEM, Alexandria, Siwa, Cairo


Embark on an unparalleled journey back to the land of pharaohs, a land that has always held a special place in your heart. “Return to Egypt” invites past travelers to uncover the secrets you missed, marvel at the grandeur of the new Grand Egyptian Museum, and experience the mystical charm of untouched sites. This tour is your second chance to delve deeper, explore further, and witness the mesmerizing wonders that eluded you before.

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Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Thursday, 16th of October 2025: Arrival in Cairo
  • Arrive at your Cairo hotel.
  • Depending on your arrival time – special touring can be arranged – or enjoy a day at leisure
    • Optional Tour: Explore the historic El Muizz Street with Francois and Laura
    • Meals: Breakfast
  • Optional Dinner at secret spot near El Muizz Street!



Day 2, Friday, 17th of October 2025: Giza Plateau
Return to the Giza Plateau and visit Khufu’s pyramid, secret tombs, the worker’s village, and more.
  • We begin with a return to the site of the greatest wonders of the world and delve into the mysteries and marvels of ancient Egypt like never before. Begin your journey with a visit to the iconic Giza Plateau, where the Great Pyramid and the Sphinx stand as timeless sentinels. Explore the seldom-visited tombs and the workers’ village, gaining insight into the lives of those who built these monumental structures. Feel the awe as you stand before the Great Pyramid, marveling at its grandeur and enduring legacy.
    • Visit the Giza Pyramids and enter the Great Pyramid.
    • Visit the Sphinx Temple, 1-2 nobles’ tombs, and the Workers’ Village.
    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch at 9 Pyramids View

Day 3, Saturday, 18th of October 2025: Grand Egyptian Museum Giza
  • Next, immerse yourself in the treasures of Tutankhamun at the newly opened Grand Egyptian Museum. This architectural masterpiece, the largest archaeological museum in the world, houses a vast collection of ancient artifacts, including the unparalleled treasures of the boy king. Spend a day exploring the museum’s stunning exhibits, each one offering a glimpse into the opulence and sophistication of ancient Egyptian civilization.
    • Visit the Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM).
    • Meals: Breakfast

Day 4, Sunday, 19th of October 2025: Cairo to Alexandria
Trace the Legendary Footsteps of Alexander the Great
  • Your adventure continues with an exhilarating journey to Alexandria, the city founded by the legendary conqueror himself. As you travel the historic desert routes, you’ll stop at the serene Wadi Natrun Monastery and the revered St. Makkar Monastery, soaking in the spiritual ambiance that has enveloped these sites for centuries.
    • Drive to Alexandria, visiting Wadi Natrun Monastery and St. Makkar Monastery.
    • Overnight in Alexandria.
    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch Box






Day 5, Monday, 20th of October 2025: Alexandria
Unveil the Mysteries of Alexandria
  • In Alexandria, history comes alive as you explore the ancient catacombs of Kom el Shuqafa, stand in awe before Pompey’s Pillar, and visit the Greco-Roman Museum. The iconic Library of Alexandria awaits to enthrall you with its vast collection of knowledge and history. Every corner of this storied city whispers tales of its illustrious past.
    • Explore Kom el Shuqafa, Pompey’s Pillar, Greco-Roman Museum, and the Library of Alexandria.
    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 6 Tuesday, 21st of October 2025: Alexandria to Siwa
Into the Heart of the Desert: Siwa Oasis Awaits
  • Journey onwards to the enchanting Siwa Oasis, with a poignant stop at the war sites of El Alamein and the ancient ruins of Taposiris Magna. Siwa, with its crystal-clear salt lakes and lush palm groves, is a hidden gem where ancient traditions and stunning natural beauty coexist. Relish the tranquility of the Siwa Ecolodge and experience the local culture with a donkey carriage tour to Cleopatra’s Well and the mystical Temple of the Oracle.
    • Drive to Siwa with stops at El Alamein and Taposiris Magna.
    • Overnight in Siwa Ecolodge.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch Box

Day 7, Wednesday, 22nd of October 2025: Siwa
Thrills and Serenity in the Sands of Siwa
  • Discover the thrill of sandboarding on the vast dunes, explore the eerie beauty of the salt lagoons, and unwind with a breathtaking sunset at Fatnas Island. Spend a night under the starlit sky in a desert camp, surrounded by the ethereal silence of the vast sands, creating memories that will last a lifetime.
    • Visit local antiquities and sights, Cleopatra’s Well, and the Temple of the Oracle.
    • Sunset at Fatnas Island.
    • Overnight in Siwa Ecolodge.
    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch






Day 8: Thursday, 23rd of October 2025: Siwa
    • Explore salt lagoons, sand sea, and sandboarding by 4WD.
    • Siwa camp overnight.
    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 9: Friday, 24th of October 2025: Siwa to Cairo
    • Tour Shali Fortress and Siwa town.
    • Drive back to Cairo.
    • Overnight in Cairo.
    • Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 10: Saturday, 25th of October 2025: Departure
A Grand Finale in Cairo
  • Conclude your odyssey back in Cairo, with a morning exploration of the Shali Fortress and the vibrant town of Siwa. As you return to the bustling capital, reflect on the incredible experiences and sights you’ve witnessed. Your final evening in Cairo will be a celebration of your adventure, with a farewell dinner that encapsulates the essence of Egypt’s timeless allure.
  • Final flight back to Canada after an adventure of a lifetime.


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Photo Gallery

Great Sphinx of Giza

Valley of the Kings tombs, West Bank Luxor

The Luxor Temple

Beautiful Cruise down the Nile

Tomb of Ramses V-VI, Valley of the kings

Hathor Temple in Dendera

Your Tour Guides

Laura Ranieri Roy

A passionate Egyptologist, Laura is a widely respected and engaging speaker on all things Ancient Egypt. She obtained her MA in 2016 from the University of Toronto, and has given talks across North America (and in Europe and Asia virtually) at schools, museums, associations, public libraries and at The American Research Centre in Egypt (ARCE) conferences.  Laura has led numerous trips to Egypt where her background as a professional writer and storyteller ensures that the history of Egypt leaps vividly to life.  She has participated in archaeological excavations at South Asasif, Amarna, Egypt and at a classical Greek site in Bulgaria. She has interviewed many leading figures in the field, including Donald Redford and Barry Kemp who currently runs the dig at Amarna – Akhenaten’s capital. (Join our mailing list to learn more about her interviews.)

 A popular educator, Laura regularly teaches at Third Age Network learning institutes across Canada, such as Later Learning in Retirement (out of Glendon College), Later Life Learning (our of Innis College), the Life Institute (Ryerson University, Trent University and more. For more information on her courses, contact Laura at [email protected] .

Nabil Labib

Egyptian Egyptologist Guide & Architect

Nabil is a respected architect and Egyptian Egyptologist who has led tours to Egypt for more than two decades. As a professional architect, he also brings a deep understanding of the ancient monuments and their construction. Nabil is an in-demand lecturer and tour director who holds two degrees both from Helnan University: Architecture and Tourism. He brings warmth, a rich knowledge of the sites, along with a personable story-telling style to bringing the history of Egypt Alive.


Egypt In-Depth – with Laura Ranieri Roy!

Friday March 8 – Saturday March 23, 2025

Trip Details


$4195 USD – PP

$1395 USD – Single Supplement

(Prices are subject to change)

Your Unforgettable Journey Awaits

  •  Join us this October for a 9-night, 10-day odyssey that promises not just a return to Egypt, but a deeper connection with its heart and soul. From the secrets of Giza and the new museum through Alexandria’s historic grandeur all the to Siwa’s unearthly desert landscapes, this is your opportunity to relive and discover anew the wonders of Egypt.

    Seize this extraordinary chance to revisit Egypt and uncover its hidden gems. Book your place now and prepare for an adventure like no other.

What’s Included:

  • 3 nights accommodation in Steigenberger Pyramids or similar on B.B. Basis
  • 2 night accommodation in Cecil Alex or similar on B.B. Basis
  • 2 nights in Siwa Ecolodge on B.B. Basis
  • 1 night Siwa Camping
  • 1 night Le Meridian Cairo Airport Hotel or similar
  • All transfers in private Deluxe A/C Bus.
  • Baggage handling and portage.
  • Sightseeing with entry fees as mentioned.
  • Private English Guide
  • Service and local taxes.

What’s Not Included:

  • Meals not mentioned.
  • All Drinks.
  • Any additional requests.
  • Entrance tickets not mentioned
  • Domestic & International flight tickets (Prices to be given a year in advance)
  • Tips (Driver, Representative, Guide & Cruise)
  • Entry Visa

Payment Schedule:

  • Deposit to hold your spot: $250.00 non-refundable to hold your spot due at the time of registration.
  • Next non-refundable deposit of 30% of the total amount is due to be received 6 months prior to the departure date of the tour
  • Rest of payment is due to be received 60 days from date of arrival together with the final rooming list.


  • Our rates do not include all sorts of insurance, passengers are recommended to buy their own medical and cancellation insurance.
  • Above conditions do not apply to international and domestic flights, relevant conditions will be given separately.
  • All rates subject to change
  • All deposits are non-refundable

Insurance – medical or cancellation – both recommended

$250USD non-refundable deposit to confirm. Final due 60days prior to departure.

Cancellation conditions:

60 days or more deposit is non refundable

59 – 31 days prior to departure 50% is non-refundable

30 days or less prior to departure 100% non-refundable

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