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Sacred Journey to Mystical Egypt,
Including a 6-Day Spiritual Retreat on the Nile

November 3 - 16, 2019

 


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Announcing our 2019 Sacred Sites Journeys
Spiritual Pilgrimage to EGYPT!

After 2019, we won't be offering another spiritual journey to Egypt for another 2 or 3 years.
So if you're being called to this very ancient and mystical land, NOW is the time to go! 

Participation is open to the first 16 people who join our group.

After reading the information below, if you'd like to join us, HERE'S HOW:
 If you've traveled with us before during the last three years,
please email Andrea Mikana-Pinkham at info@SacredSitesJourneys.com
to request a Registration Form.

If you haven't traveled with us before, or it's been more than three years since you've done so,
(Life does change very rapidly these days!),
in order that we will be better able to support you on this Sacred Sites Journey to EGYPT,
we ask that you fill out and return an Application Form. x To request this, email Andrea Mikana-Pinkham at info@SacredSitesJourneys.com

Once your participation is assured, you will be provided with
a Registration Form and our Terms and Conditions.
At that time you will be required to submit a deposit of $450.00 to reserve your place.
Final payment will be due 60 days before the journey begins, on September 11, 2019.

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TOUR DESCRIPTION

Our 2019 Sacred Journey to Mystical Egypt will be our 19th year organizing, operating and leading
sacred travel groups annually to this very ancient land.
Since 2000 we've led over 30 groups to explore and experience the myriad of mysteries it offers.

During our very unique spiritual pilgrimage we'll travel on the Nile in a dahabiyah,
a large wooden sailboat, chartered for our group only!



It'll be our home on the ageless river for six nights as we sail in Upper Egypt 
from Aswan to Luxor to visit ancient temples located along the Nile.

Then we'll fly from Luxor back to Cairo and stay in our home-away-from-home,
the Mena House Hotel, located in the shadow of the Great Pyramid in Giza.

We'll spend time exploring the famous Great Sphinx,
the ancient pyramids on the Giza Plateau, as well as at Dashour and Saqqara.

And as usual for our groups, our spiritual pilgrimage will end with a 
PRIVATE ENTRANCE into the Great Pyramid for meditation and initiation. 



Join Andrea Mikana-Pinkham and author Mark Amaru Pinkham,
teachers of the ancient Egyptian Mystery Teachings
and longtime researchers of ancient megalithic technology & history
with over 25 spiritual pilgrimage tours of Egypt between them since 2000,
for an extraordinary sacred journey from the mists of time through the Pharaohs.

During our sacred pilgrimage we'll cover much of the land of ancient Egypt
while recounting the tens of thousands of years worth of history
 that occurred there since the time of Zep Tepi, the “First Age.”
 
We'll study the hieroglyphs of many perfectly preserved temples,
and will also seek to activate each temple’s acclaimed spiritual power
through invoking rituals that summon their corresponding Neters (Gods and Goddesses).

Many of the temples we will visit lie along the banks of the Nile,
which was once referred to by the initiates of Egypt as the “spine of Osiris.”
Within these temples we will seek activate the corresponding chakra in our own bodies.

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SPECIAL OFFERING!!

Private Entrance inside the Great Pyramid for our Closing Meditation!




Our journey will culminate in our private entrance inside the Great Pyramid,
the ancient “House of Osiris,” associated with both the 6th and 7th chakras.
Here, the final step in our spiritual transformation will occur in the
powerful alchemical crucible of the resonance box of the Upper Chamber!

 

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TOUR PERSONNEL

MARK AMARU PINKHAM
Featured Speaker and Meditation Facilitator

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Teacher of the Ancient Egyptian Mysteries
Author of the newly-released Sacred Geometry and the Creation of the Universe
and the revised and expanded The Return of the Serpents of Wisdom
and four other books about the esoteric history of our planet
and the alchemical mysteries of many of the world’s civilizations, including ancient Egypt:
Conversations with the Goddess, The Truth Behind the Christ Myth , Guardians of the Holy Grail,
World Gnosis: The Coming Gnostic Civilization, and Sedona City of the Star People .


Mark Amaru Pinkham
is a Shamanic Practitioner, & Researcher of Ancient Megalithic History.




  

Mark is the Founder/ Director of The Order and Mystery School of the Seven Rays www.sevenrayorder.com

Mark Amaru Pinkham has been a Featured Speaker on spiritual pilgrimages to Egypt since 2000. His special knowledge involves those individuals of ancient Egypt - known historically as "Serpents" and "Dragons" - who underwent intensive initiations and alchemical transformation on their way to achieving spiritual enlightenment. These Serpent adepts were known in Egypt as the Thoth-Hermes Masters, the Djedhi, and the Priests and Priestesses of Osiris and Isis. With his esoteric knowledge and shamanic skills, Mark will help guide you in the footsteps of these ancient adepts so you can also reach a new and higher level of spiritual awareness as you journey with him and Andrea through the ancient temples, pyramids and other sacred sites.

Mark is also a Western and Vedic (Hindu) Astrologer,  with over 35 years of experience.

For more information about Mark, Click here


ANDREA MIKANA-PINKHAM
Tour Director and Meditation Facilitator

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Teacher of the Ancient Egyptian Mysteries
Researcher & Teacher of the Goddess Tradition and Ancient Megalithic History

Andrea Mikana-Pinkham has been leading spiritual pilgrimages around the world since 1994, and yearly to Egypt since 2000. She is a longtime avid practitioner of the Goddess Path. During this spiritual journey she will facilitate meditations, guided visualizations and rituals to assist you to connect with the powerful energies of the Goddess at Her sacred sites and temples.

Andrea is a teacher in the The Seven Rays Order and Mystery School and The Sisterhood of Sophia She is a trained shamanic practitioner, Reiki Grand Master of Ichi Sekai (One World) Reiki, and a spiritual counselor. She is also a trained Shamanic Practitioner, the creator and Reiki Master Teacher of Ichi Sekai (One World) Reiki, and a Spiritual Counselor.

About My Experience Leading Journeys to Egypt...and What I Offer You...
As a young child I was fascinated by the civilization of ancient Egypt,
and had a lifelong desire to travel to there to see the pyramids and Sphinx.

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Mark and I founded our sacred travel company in 1993.
We operated and led spiritual pilgrimages to Peru for many years.
In 2000 we also began offering and leading sacred journeys to Egypt. 
Since then we've been taking groups yearly (or sometimes more often!)
to experience the magic and mystery of this ancient land
and its many secrets and theories about its spirituality and ancient civilizations.
It's one of my passions and joys in life to be able to support others to make their special connections.

For more information about Andrea, Click here


VIVIAN ZAKY, PhD
Egyptologist / Tour Guide

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Left to Right: The Temple of Horus at Edfu, the Temple of Isis in Aswan

From Andrea: Dr. Vivian Zaky is our dear friend and spiritual Sister.
Our groups have found her to be extremely knowledgeable, very professional,
and also very warm and friendly.
Her dual degree is in Archaeology and Tourism,
and she has over 25 years experience guiding groups in Egypt.
She is very open to our spiritual focus.
And, as she is well-known to the guards at the temples,
she is easily able to secure our meditation time.

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An Important Message from Andrea:
During the last 18 years that Mark and I have been leading our groups to Egypt
I've made long-lasting connections with some of the best hotels, cruise ships and local shop owners.
And, very importantly, with the guards at the temples who will make it possible
for us to have the time and space for our meditations and initiations.

I can assure you that all of these people will all do their utmost to work with me
to support you to experience Egypt in ways that most people never do!

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I've designed this spiritual pilgrimage to Egypt so that you have the auspicious opportunity
to easily engage the ancient initiatory energies on a very deep level at the ancient pyramids
and sacred temples that are chakra sites along the Nile.

TRAVEL to EGYPT is SAFE!
During the last 18 years that we've been taking groups of spiritual seekers to Egypt,
people have had awesome experiences in the ancient pyramids and sacred temples that we visited.

Due to tourism being lower than usual for the past few years, the crowds are much smaller.
So at most of the places we visit, we've had the place to ourselves, or saw only a few other visitors!
We had more than ample time for our powerful meditations and initiations.

Afterwards, we enjoyed many hours exploring the temples and pyramids
with our Egyptologist Guide Dr. Vivian Zaky.

Most importantly, we have been safe the entire time and
our Egyptian sisters and brothers have continually warmly welcomed us wherever we've gone!

So....If it's been your lifetime dream to travel to Egypt, NOW is the time to make your dreams come true!
We hope you'll join us in November 2019 for the spiritual adventure of a lifetime!|

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TOUR ITINERARY

Spiritual Retreat on the Nile and More… 
November 3 - 16, 2019
(B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)


Day 1. Sunday, November 3. Arrive Cairo; Introductory Meeting; Welcome Dinner (D)

Sacred Sites Journeys is offering this spiritual pilgrimage as a Land Only sacred travel package.
You are responsible to book your roundtrip air to Cairo, Egypt.
For those departing from the USA and Canada:
Sacred Sites Journeys can assist you in booking your international flights.
Once you have registered, let us know if you'd like our assistance.


Arrive Cairo International Airport on your own.
Please book your airfare to arrive by noon on Sunday, November 3, 2019
in order to have time to check in at the hotel and rest before our evening activities.

Transfer to hotel at the airport.

Sacred Sites Journeys can arrange the optional services of a meet/greet
upon your arrival at Cairo International Airport,
and a transfer in a private air-conditioned car to the nearby airport hotel.
We can also arrange a private transfer back to the airport at the end of the journey.
Once you have registered and your international airfare is booked, 
we can give you a quote for these additional services.


Check in. You have free time to rest and relax. Lunch on your own.

Gather later afternoon for our
Introductory Group Meeting:
Welcome by Andrea Mikana-Pinkham
& Presentation by Speaker Mark Amaru Pinkham
"The Glory That Was Ancient Egypt"

Welcome Dinner at the hotel.

Overnight Cairo. Le Passage Hotel at Cairo International Airport.


Day 2. Monday, November 4. Fly to Aswan; Board Dahabeeyah; Group Meeting (B/D)



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Left to Right: Scenes along the Nile during the Cruise on our private boat

Time to Be Announced - Transfer to Cairo International Airport
Time to Be Announced - Flight to Aswan
Time to Be Announced - Arrive Aswan and transfer to our
chartered dahabeeyah, large wooden sailboat.


Settle into your cabin. Free time to rest and relax in your cabin or up on deck.

6:00PM -
Group Meeting: Integrated Alchemical Meditation
with Mark Amaru Pinkham and Andrea Mikana-Pinkham


7:30PM - Dinner Onboard.
Overnight Dahabeeyah.


Day 3. Tuesday, November 5. Aswan: Temple of Isis & Elephantine Island (B/L/D)

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Left to Right: Aswan: Temple of Isis; Unfinished Obelisk; Spice Market; Elephantine Island

7:00AM – OPTIONAL Light Hatha Yoga / Stretching Class
& Meditation facilitated with Mark Amaru Pinkham

8:00AM – Breakfast

9:30AM – Visit Elephantine Island

After breakfast we depart to Elephantine Island, named for the Greek word meaning 'elephant'.
The more common name for the city by ancient Egyptians was Sehel, which also meant 'elephant'.
The name describes the city's function as a gate to the South, since elephants
were basically brought from the Nubian lands south of here.

We explore the ancient
Temple of Khnum, the main cult center of the ram-headed creator god.
Khnum was the Neter of fertility, water and the Great Potter who created children and their ka at their conception.
(The ka is the double that lingered on in the tomb inhabiting the body or even statues of the deceased,
but was also independent of the body and could move, eat and drink at will.)
We'll take time for individual meditation. Open your heart to connect with the creative energies of Khnum.

Afterwards we'll see a huge granite shrine, an amazing smoking gun
that shows that the ancient pre-dynastic Egyptians used advanced machining techniques! 
We can also surmise about what natural catastrophe in the distant past could have knocked this huge box over on its side.
We can use our psychic archaeology as we
meditate next to this ancient artifact. Will you discover who built it? When? And why?

Return to boat. Lunch onboard.

1:30PM – Visit Temple of Isis on Agilkia Island

This afternoon we depart for the Temple of Isis on the Island of Agilkia, the small island where the temples that were on the
nearby Island of Philae were moved to when the Aswan High Dam was completed in 1970.
The name Philae comes from the ancient Egyptian word Pilak, meaning “the remote place.”
This southernmost site in Egypt was the last outpost of the 4,000 year-old ancient Egyptian spiritual tradition
that venerated Isis, the Neter of Healing and Magic, wife/sister of Osiris, and mother of Horus.

Isis may be the oldest deity in Egypt, and certainly the oldest to survive in much the same form as in the ancient times.
She may also be the most important, as She was worshipped almost universally by all Egyptians. As the major Goddess of the Egyptian pantheon, with many of the same attributes of other Mother Goddesses found all over the world, She was revered as the Great Protector, prayed to for guidance, and beseeched for peace in the world.
Her Egyptian name was Auset, which meant "female of throne", i.e. Queen of the Throne. Teachings about the pre-dynastic Egyptians, from the oral tradition passed down through the ages, say that it was a matriarchal and matrilineal culture, and that the woman was the power behind the throne. The mother or sister chose the male who ruled. Thus the throne that is shown carved on Isis' head in hieroglyphs in the temples.

During the Greco-Roman period, this sacred island was the main cult center of Isis. Her worship lasted here until the 6th century CE, when it was outlawed by the Emperor Justinian. Though it died out here, Her influence spread to Greece and Rome and on throughout Europe. Some researchers believe that the Black Madonnas found in many cathedrals were representations of Isis and Her son Horus.

During our
meditation in or near the Holy of Holies we'll welcome Isis! As Her priestesses and priests did in ancient times, we'll call in Her
Divine Feminine Mysteries and offer our heartfelt requests for healing and transformation.

We return to the mainland, stopping for a brief visit at the Unfinished Obelisk for a gander at this gigantic block of Aswan granite.
Was it shaped by hand with copper chisels, as traditional Egyptology tells us? Or was it machined in the distant past
bby the ancient pre-dynastic Egyptians, and NOT carved by hand? Your eyes and intuition will tell you the truth!

4:00PM – Visit Papyrus Institute & Spice Market
Next we visit a Papyrus Institute, where you’ll see a demonstration of how papyrus is made.
And hear about how the papyrus plants are unfortunately dying out due to environmental pressures.
You’ll also have the opportunity to shop for that perfect papyrus for yourself and / or someone else.

We'll also visit the local souk, or marketplace, where you'll be able to buy scarves, galabayahs, blouses and shirts,
tablecloths and more from Vivian's friend who is the local wholesaler to the vendors in the market!
We'll also stop in at the spice market, where you can buy just about any kind of spice you can think of.
They'll be expertly packaged so that you can easily take them home to use in your cooking.

Return to boat. Free time.
7:30PM – Dinner Onboard.
Sail to Kom Ombo
Overnight Dahabeeyah.


Day 4. Wednesday, November 6. Kom Ombo; Group Meeting (B/L/D)


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Left to Right: Kom Ombo; Wall Panel of Hoaeris and Sobek

7:00AM – OPTIONAL Light Hatha Yoga / Stretching Class
& Meditation facilitated with Mark Amaru Pinkham

8:00AM – Breakfast

9:30AM - Visit Kom Ombo

The Temple of Kom Ombo is a magnificent edifice of energy-filled ruins overlooking the Nile.
Our visit will take us through this famous dual temple dedicated to the Neters
Sobek, the crocodile-headed Neter and Haoeris, (Horus the Elder), an early form of Horus.
Among other things, they represent the Light (Haoeris) and the Dark (Sobek) within ourselves.
We have meditation time to balance the Light & Dark within yourself.

Return to boat. Lunch onboard. Free time.

4:00PM – Group Meeting: Optional Sharing & Processing
Presentation by Mark Amaru Pinkham
Atlantis 15,000 BCE and the Dragon Dynasties of Ancient Egypt
Meditation facilitated by Andrea Mikana-Pinkham

Free Time
7:00PM - Dinner Onboard.

Sail to Edfu.
Overnight Dahabeeyah.


Day 5. Thursday, November 7. Edfu & Esna; Group Meeting (B/L/D)

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Left to Right: Edfu - Holy of Holies & Statue of Horus; Esna - Temple of Khnum

7:00AM – OPTIONAL Light Hatha Yoga / Stretching Class
& Meditation facilitated with Mark Amaru Pinkham

8:00AM – Breakfast

9:30AM – Visit Edfu Temple
Edfu Temple is dedicated to the Neter Horus, son of Isis and Osiris, the falcon-headed Neter who is the symbol of the Higher Self.
The temple complex is one of the finest examples of Ptolemaic art in Egypt
and perhaps one of the best-preserved of the entire ancient world!
We'll explore the various temples with our Egyptologist Vivian, viewing the richly decorated important scenes
related to the divinities associated with the cult of Horus: Osiris, Isis, Sokar, and Khonsu.
Andrea and Mark will facilitate a
Meditation to assist you to call in the energies of Horus
to help you strengthen your connection with your Higher Self.

Return to boat. Free Time.
Noon – Lunch
Free Time.
3:00PM – Visit Temple of Esna
The Temple of Esna was dedicated to the god Khnum, his consorts Menhit and Nebtu, their son, Heka, and also the goddess Neith.
There are quite a few wall panels depicting scenes of astrological significance which we'll explore with astrologer Mark Amaru Pinkham.

Return to boat.
5:30PM - Group Meeting: Optional Sharing & Processing
Integrated Alchemical Meditation facilitated by
Mark Amaru Pinkham and Andrea Mikana-Pinkham

Free Time.
7:00PM – Dinner Onboard.
Sail to Luxor.
Overnight Dahabeeyah.


Day 6. Friday, November 8. Luxor: Karnak Temple (with Sekhmet Chapel and Precinct of Mut);
Carriage Ride; Luxor Temple (B/L/D)

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Left to Right: Luxor - Karnak: Sekhmet Statue, Holy of Holies, Festival Hall of Thuthmosis III,
Mut Statue at the Precinct of Mut;  Luxor Temple

7:00AM – OPTIONAL Light Hatha Yoga / Stretching Class
& Meditation facilitated with Mark Amaru Pinkham
 
 
8:00AM – Breakfast

10:00AM – Visit Radwan Jewelers
Vivian, Andrea and Mark will take you to meet their long time friends and spiritual brothers,
a Sufi family who own and operate Radwan Jewelers and Gallery.
You'll be able to find the perfect sacred amulet of your favorite Neter.
Will it be Isis? Hathor? Sekhmet? Horus? Osiris? Who is calling you?
This family of excellent silver and goldsmiths have many options from both types of metal for you to choose from.

You can also order T-shirts for yourself, as well as for gifts, with your name embroidered in hieroglyphs.


Noon – Visit Karnak Temple, with Sekhmet Chapel and Precinct of Mut

Our first stop at Karnak Temple is the incomparable Sekhmet Chapel, located in the Temple of Ptah.
Sekhmet is one of the oldest of the Neters. Her name means "Mighty One" or "Powerful One"
and is derived from the Egyptian word 'Sekhem', which means "power" or "might".
She was the patroness of physicians, surgeons and healers.
Because of Her power, She is sometimes portrayed in a negative way by traditional Egyptology.
They often overlook Her qualities as Healer, Mother and Protector.
Sekhmet's black granite statues show Her standing with a scepter in the shape of the papyrus, heraldic plant of  Lower Egypt.
Sekhmet seems to have recently been reinvented; to some people
She has become the symbol of the modern-day
empowered woman.
She is still approached as a healer, bringer of justice and as a guardian or protector, but the emphasis has shifted
so that She has transformed from what was almost a force of chaos into an icon of immanent female power.

Andrea and Mark will facilitate a Meditation to assist you to connect with Sekhmet
and Her powerfully protective Unconditional Love of the Mother,
as well as the the transformative energy that destroys the ego
and brings you into alignment with your Higher Self.

Through meditation, we will call Her timeless energies to us for a great blessing.
She will enfold you in Her loving arms and bless you with an initiation
that will gift you with increased empowerment of the Divine Feminine in your Being.

Afterwards, we explore the vast Temple of Karnak, the largest columned temple in the world..
Once connected to Luxor Temple, two miles away, by a long avenue of Sphinxes (which are still partially intact),
Karnak is dedicated to the Neter
Amun-Ra, the hidden Power of Creation, and his feminine counterpart, the Neter Mut.
As the Egyptian creator deity par excellence, Amun was self-created and was thus hidden from humanity.
However, the addition of "Ra" to His name revealed Him. Ra was the common Egyptian term for the sun, thus making Him visible.
Hence, Amun-Ra combined within Himself the two opposites of divinity, the hidden and the revealed.
We'll explore the Temple of Amun, including the Holy of Holies.
We'll find an out-of-the-way area where we can
meditate to connect with
the energies of Amun-Ra and Mut, to balance the male and female energies within.

We then visit the Festival Hall of Tuthmosis III, where some Rosacrucians believe their spiritual tradition originated.
Some researchers indicate that here Tuthmosis III reorganized the ancient Mystery Schools of Thoth
and founded the Royal School of the Master Craftsmen, which came to be known as the Great White Brotherhood.
We'll take a few quiet moments to
meditate and invite in the energies of this ancient Order that still exists on the higher planes today,
and receive any messages that might be bestowed upon you. Be open to the Gifts of Spirit that you're sure to receive.

Our last stop at Karnak will be at the Precinct of Mut. Mut is the quintessence of the Divine Feminine, the Mother.
Intimately connected with Sekhmet; it's possible that in the very ancient past, they were one and the same.
We'll have time to wander among the many powerfully palpable statues of Mut
and to
meditate near them in order to connect with her energy of Unconditional Love.

Return to boat
2:00PM – Lunch
Free time.

5:00PM – Carriage Ride to see various areas of the city in Luxor

6:00PM – Visit Luxor Temple
Our evening visit under the stars to magnificent Luxor Temple is a real treat!
We walk the well-worn pathways of this amazing structure and connect with its ancient energies.
In or near the Holy of Holies
Andrea and Mark will facilitate a
meditation to support you
to connect more fully with your Third Eye intuitive energies
, to bring that which is usually hidden
from your conscious self into the Light, for your continued spiritual evolution.


Return to boat
8:00PM – Dinner Onboard.
Overnight Dahabeeyah.


Day 7. Saturday, November 9. Luxor: West Bank; Group Meeting (B/L/D)

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Left to Right: Luxor - West Bank: Hot Air Balloon Ride, Tomb in the Valley of the Kings,
Hatshepsut's Temple, Colossus of Memnon

7:00AM – OPTIONAL Light Hatha Yoga / Stretching Class
& Meditation facilitated with Mark Amaru Pinkham

8:00AM – Breakfast

9:00AM – Visit the West Bank, including Valley of the Kings,
Hatshepsut’s Temple & the Colossi of Memnon

We depart across the Nile to the West Bank, which includes the Necropolis of Thebes and Hatshepsut's Temple.
In the Valley of the Kings we explore the Mysteries of Death & Resurrection as we visit ancient tombs of the pharaohs,
still vibrant with scenes of ancient daily life and esoteric teachings about the afterlife.
You have the option to buy a special ticket to visit the famous tomb of King Tut-Ankh-Amen, whose mummy is in situ.

Then we visit Queen Hatshepsut's magnificent Temple to Amun at Der el Bahari.
The 5th Pharaoh of the18th dynasty, Hatshepsut or Maatkare ("
Beloved of Maat") was of one of
the most famous of the few handful of the female Pharaohs who ruled Egypt in dynastic times.
Her mortuary temple, Djeser Djeseru ("Splendor of Splendors"), is one of the most dramatically situated in the world
 
and was designed by her architect/lover Senenmut.
We visit the Birth Colonnade, the Anubis Chapel, the Punt Colonnade, the Chapel of Hathor and the Upper Terrace,
where the Sanctuary of Hatshepsut and the Sanctuary of Amun are located.
We'll find an out-of-the-way area to sit and
meditate
for a few minutes to connect with
the energies of this remarkable Pharaoh, inviting in the energy of the Divine Feminine.

We'll make a brief stop at the Colossi of Memnon, enormous statues that are the remains of the mortuary temple of Amenhotep III.
Recent excavations at the site have also unearthed other statues of this famous Pharaoh,
father of Amenhotep IV, better known as Akhenaten.


Return to boat.
1:00PM – Lunch
Free time

4:00PM - Group Meeting: Optional Sharing & Processing
Presentation by Mark Amaru Pinkham
Hathor and the Path of the Nourishing Mother
Meditation facilitated by Andrea Mikana-Pinkham
 

Free Time
7:00PM – Dinner Onboard
Sail to Dendera
Overnight Dahabeeyah.


Day 8. Sunday, November 10. Dendera (B/Box L/D)

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Left to Right: Dendera - Top of Hathor Column at Temple, Wall Panel in the Crypt, Dendera Zodiac,
Luxor: Sobek Statue in Luxor Museum

7:00AM – OPTIONAL Light Hatha Yoga / Stretching Class
& Meditation facilitated with Mark Amaru Pinkham
 
8:00AM – Breakfast

10:00AM – Disembark dahabeeyah and depart via motorcoach to visit Dendera Temple

Dendera is the magnificent Ptolemaic temple dedicated to the Neter Hathor / Het-Her, the wife of Horus / Heru.
Dendera is a Greek transliteration of the Egyptian Enet-t-neter ("Home of the Goddess").
The temple is often referred to today as "the Lourdes of ancient Egypt" because in ancient times
it was a healing center and sacred place of initiation into the mysteries of male/female balance and sensual love.
Hathor's priestesses and priests offered miraculous cures, practicing all types of magical and psychological therapies.

Hathor was also known as the Neter of Motherhood, with titles such as "The Great Cow Who Protects Her Child"
and "Mistress of the Sanctuary of Women". Her oracular priests and priestesses
predicted the fate of the newborn; as well, they were also the midwives who delivered them.

As the Protectress of Music and Dance, Hathor was associated with percussive music, in particular the sistrum.
Her traditional votive offering was two mirrors, the better with which to see both Her beauty and your own.
Her head was used to decorate sistrums and mirrors.
She was also the Neter of Joy who was deeply loved by the general population. She was very revered by women,
who aspired to embody her multifaceted role as wife, mother, and lover.
Her worship was so popular that more festivals were dedicated to her honor than any other Egyptian deity,
and more children were named after Her than any other.

In the Crypt we'll explore some of the controversial theories about the amazing panels on the walls. Do the lightbulb-like objects
represent an ancient technology of electricity, or some other form of energy known to and utilized by the ancient Egyptians?
Are they symbols esoteric teachings about spiritual evolution?
In ancient times entrance into these underground chambers was limited to only the highest initiates,
as the wall panels contain very esoteric information pertaining to alchemy, prehistory, and ancient wisdom.

In one of the upper rooms we'll view the replica of the famous Dendera Zodiac, the only complete working Zodiac
that survives from antiquity! (The original one resides in the Louvre Museum in Paris.)
The zodiac is referred to by many researchers who have studied it for years as "intentional art",
a work of sacred art deliberately encoded with information.
It's one of the most well-known sacred calendric artifacts in the world,
on the level of Stonehenge and the Aztec calendar.
Showing the positions of the stars and planets as they would have been seen at 50BCE,
it nevertheless projects its messages forward to 2216 CE!

Here, among the powerful  transformational energies of this sacred site,
Andrea and Mark will facilitate a meditation to assit you to
connect with the Greater Mysteries of
Hathor and the Divine Feminine.

 
3:00PM - Continue to Abydos and check into the hotel.
Free time
7:00PM – Dinner at the hotel.
Overnight Abydos. The House of Life Hotel.


Day 9. Monday, November 11. Abydos (B/L/D)

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Left to Right: Abydos: Abydos Temple, the Osirieon, Flower of Life design, Wall Paney of the Djed Pillar


7:00AM – OPTIONAL Light Hatha Yoga / Stretching Class
& Meditation facilitated with Mark Amaru Pinkham

8:00AM – Breakfast

9:30AM –
Group Meeting with Presentation by Mark Amaru Pinkham:
Egyptian Alchemy and the Sacred Order of the Osirian Priest/Priestesshood

11:00AM – Visit Abydos - The Temple of Seti I & the Osierion

At Abydos, we're at the cradle of the oldest dynasties, the holy city that was the burial place
for the first kings of a unified Pharoanic Egypt
, as well as where an ancient pre-dynastic civilization built the magnificent Osierion.
Ancient Egyptians were required to make a pilgrimage here at least once in their lifetimes; today we make ours!

The Temple of Seti I is dedicated to Osiris
/ Ausar, Neter of Death and the Underworld, as well as Resurrection and Renewal.
Osiris was a Realized Being or Serpent of Wisdom/Priest King from the mists of time who was believed
to have taught the skills of civilization to those living in the area.
Mark Amaru Pinkham writes about this in his newly reivsed and expanded classic  The Return of the Serpents of Wisdom,
and will share some of this information while we're here at this sacred site today.

The Ptolemaic Temple of Seti I contains some of the best-preserved wall panels in all of Egypt, with colors that are still vivid!
W
e explore the various rooms that are temples to the various Neters with our Egyptologist, Dr. Vivian Zaki.
One temple wall contains the King's List, the chronological list of the cartouches of 76 kings and Pharaohs of Egypt,
produced by scribes of Seti I. It's composed of the pharaohs from the Early Dynastic Period before 3100 BCE
through to the end of the Ptolemaic Dynasty, when Egypt became a province of Rome under Augustus Caesar in 30 BCE.
Absent from the list are the "heretic" pharaoh Akhenaten, as well as Hatshepsut and other women pharaohs.

One of the highlights of our visit will be to the mysterious Osireion, built with gigantic stones only found in one other place in Egypt
- the Valley Temple next to the Sphinx that we'll visit during our day on the Giza Plateau.
With no mortar between these gigantic stones, this powerful building resembles many of the other ancient megalithic sites
around the world, such as Sacsayhuaman in Peru and Stonehenge in England.
Could it be that a civilization more technologically advanced than we are today existed
 in the world at the same time, many thousands of years ago?

On one of the pillars in the temple we will see the ancient symbol of the Flower of Life.
With Mark Amaru Pinkham, author of Sacred Geometry and The Creation of the Universe,
w
e'll explore the meaning of this symbol which, according to Sacred Geometry, is the building block of all life!
As well as who painted it on the pillar here.
We'll also take time to
meditate and focus, and see what might be revealed to you through psychic archaeology.

During our time at the sacred temple, among many thousand year-old columns and wall panels vibrating with color and palpable energy,
Andrea and Mark will facilitate a Meditation to focus on the Osirian Mysteries.
In this ancient mystery tradition, the Djed Pillar symbolized the Backbone of Osiris.
On a mundane level it symbolized strength and support.
On the more esoteric level it represented the kundalini, the spiritual energy that the initiate strove to awaken
and move up the spine to the top of the head, awakening all energy centers
during the process and eventually achieving Enlightenment.
Like those of old, during our sacred ceremony you'll be supported to move your djed energies upward for the rebirth of your "New Self". Open your heart and rejoice as the old patterns that no longer serve you fall away and more Love and Light take their place.


1:00PM - Return to hotel for lunch.
Afternoon free to rest, relax, swim, and/or take advantage of the spa facilities

Optional Visit to Omm Sety’s House with Andrea 
Dorothy Eady or Omm Sety
(1904-1981) was a remarkable woman who, after falling down a flight of stairs at the age of three,
began having visions and believing that she had been the lover of Seti I, the Pharaoh who built a temple at Abydos.
Her longing for Egypt took her first to the British Museum, where she was taught hieroglyphs by E.A. Wallis Budge,
then on to Cairo, where she worked with Selim Hassan and Ahmed Fakhry while living near the Giza pyramids.
She finally went to Abydos, where she recognized the temple of Seti I as her home and spent the rest of her life as its Keeper.
Her amazing story is recounted by Jonathan Cott (The Search for Omm Sety, 1987).
In spite of her eccentricity, Omm Sety has always been regarded highly for her knowledge and character
by the archaeologists and Egyptologists she met and worked with.
We'll visit the location where Omm Sety lived here in Abydos.

7:00PM – Dinner at the hotel.
Overnight Abydos. The House of Life Hotel.


Day 10. Tuesday, November 12. To Sohag; Fly to Cairo; Museum (B)

     
Left to Right: Cairo Museum; Mask of King Tutankhmun; the Mysterious Schist Disc

8:00AM – Breakfast
Time to Be Announced – Check out of hotel and transfer to airport in Sohag
Lunch on your own at the airport.
Time to Be Announced – Flight to Cairo
Time to Be Announced – Arrive Cairo.

Time to Be Announced - Visit Egyptian Museum

We'll visit the world-famous Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, known commonly as the Egyptian Museum,
home to an extensive collection of ancient Egyptian antiquities.
It has 120,000 items, with a representative amount on display, the remainder in storerooms.
We view the vast collection of artifacts dating back to antiquity, including those from the different periods of ancient Egypt
- Predynastic, Old, Middle, & New Kingdoms.

One of the highlights of the visit for many people is the visit to the famous and priceless treasures of King Tut-Ankh-Amun.
You can see for example, the intricate workmanship and the tiniest details of the contents of the articles
packed for this boy Pharaoh to accompany him to the next world.
You'll also have the option to visit the Mummy Room, where you'll see
those of some of Egypt's most famous pharaohs, like Ramesses II.

Transfer to Giza and our hotel near the Giza Plateau and pyramids.
Check in. Free time. Dinner on your own.
Overnight Giza. Mena House Hotel.


Day 11. Wednesday, November 13. Giza Plateau; Aromatherapist Visit (B)

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Left to Right: Giza Plateau: The Sphinx, the Great Pyramid; Giza: Gamal Abd'el Sami Zaki, Aromatherapist

Breakfast at your leisure; service begins at 6:00AM

8:30AM – Depart to the Giza Plateau
This will include the Great Pyramid (from the outside), the Valley Temple of Khafre,
located next to the Sphinx and the timeless, enigmatic Sphinx!
As we gaze in wonder at these magnificent structures, some of the oldest in the world,
we ponder on their influences upon the Egyptian civilization.
Our Egyptologist Dr. Vivian Zaki will give us detailed historical information,
 and Andrea and Mark will discuss various alternative theories relating to the ancient builders.
Will we ever really know the truth behind the building and construction of the timeless monuments?
Will we ever uncover all their hidden secrets?
These questions and more will offer us an interesting and exciting time among these ancient structures.

12:30PM – Return to the hotel. Lunch on your own.

3:30PM – Visit to Sheikh Abdul Aromatherapist
We visit to Andrea and Mark's long time friend, Gamal Abd'el Sami Zaki, a local Aromatherapist
to learn about the ancient Egyptian art of scent alchemy.
Gamal shares his vast knowledge with many people who come from many countries to study with him.
He is also a Reiki Master and excellent psychic. He'll share his vast knowledge with us
about the healing and alchemical properties of the essential oils.
As well, he may offer each person a short psychic reading.
You’ll most likely want to take some of these high energy essential oils home with you!

Return to the hotel. Free time. Dinner on your own.

Overnight Giza. Mena House Hotel.


Day 12. Thursday, November 14. Dashour & Saqqara (with the Serapeum) (B/L)

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Left to Right: Dashour: The Red Pyramid, the Bent Pyramid; Saqqara: Saqqara Temple, the "Hospital", the ancient boxes in the Serapeum

Breakfast at your leisure; service begins at 6:00AM

9:00AM – Visit Dashour, including entrance into the Red Pyramid
 
We start our day at  Dashour, located on the southern border of "Land of Osiris", where we'll explore the Red Pyramid,
possibly a Per Neter ("house of nature") built out of limestone and granite, possibly to function as an energy device.
We'll explore this theory and test it first-hand during our time inside, when we experience the acoustic harmonic resonance.
Andrea and Mark will facilitate a sound healing session to enliven the sacred frequencies,
perhaps as the priests and priestesses did in ancient times to reach higher states of consciousness.


Afterwards we'll stop nearby at the Bent Pyramid, built in the distant past from locally quarried limestone.
What is the reason for the bend in the construction? We'll explore various theories.
Does the bend in the construction of the outer surface produce two different sound frequencies, and thus two different energies?
Egyptology says the structure was built by the Pharaoh Sneferu. Other theories say that it was built by the pre-dynastic Egyptians,
and that the name Sneferu was not the name of any person, but rather that it  translates as "double harmony",
thus indicating its purpose as a resonance device with two different angles which produces two different tones.
As we make our way through this amazing area, focus to receive the ancient energies into your heart, through your mind,
in the way of the ancient ones who lived here in the past who believed the mind was in the heart.

Noon - Lunch at a local restaurant at Saqqara

1:30PM – Visit Saqqara, including entrance into the Serapeum

S
aqqara, dedicated to the Neter Sokar and believed by traditional Egyptologists to be the earliest necropolis,
or burial place, for the Pharaohs and royalty of the Memphis area.
We enter the site by walking through the temple complex filled with rows of columns,
where the ancient priests and priestess used sound to perform healings.

The most famous part of the site is the Step Pyramid, traditionally believed to have been constructed about 2630 BCE by Imhotep,
architect to King Djoser (Dynasty III). We will hear from our Egyptologist why some experts
believe this to be the world's oldest freestanding stone structure.
Andrea and Mark will share theories that refute this, to give us a different point of view of the history.

We’ll also have the auspicious opportunity to visit the Serapeum, said by Egyptologists to have been associated
with the cult of the Apis bulls, and believed to have been built during the 18th dynasty.
Mainstream academics tell us that the bull was considered to be an incarnation of Ptah,
with a white blaze on its forehead and throat, a red saddle-like mark on its back, and a white belly.
They were so important that when they died, a day of national mourning would be declared.
 After the bull was embalmed, its corpse was taken along the sacred way from Memphis to Sakkara,
where it was interred in the Serapeum.
However, there are other theories as to the use of these huge granite boxes.
Perhaps they are evidence of ancient advanced machining techniques that cannot be reproduced today by engineers.
If we're fortunate to find ourselves alone here (which has happened during our last five journeys!)
 we'll have time for meditation among these ancient stone boxes and their very amazing energy.


3:30PM – Visit local carpet factory

Return to the hotel. Free time. Dinner on your own.
Overnight Giza. Mena House Hotel.


Day 13. Friday, November 15. Great Pyramid; Farewell Dinner (B/D)

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Left to Right: Giza Plateau - The Great Pyramid: Grand Gallery, Resonance Box in the Upper Chamber,
Andrea Mikana-Pinkham in the Resonance Box (2000)

Breakfast at your leisure; service begins at 6:00AM

11:00AM –
Group Meeting & Presentation by Mark Amaru Pinkham:
The Ancient Worldwide Order of Sacred Scientists and the Pyramids of Giza.


Free time. Lunch on your own.

4:00 - 6:00PM – Private Entrance into the Great Pyramid for our group only!
In the later afternoon we depart for our PRIVATE ENTRANCE into the Great Pyramid.
As we climb up through the Ascending Passage and the Grand Gallery watch out for Orbs - a sure sign that Light Beings are with us!

We enter the Upper Chamber for our Closing Meditation. In our private space away from the crowds,
you'll experience the powerful interdimensional energies that are very palpable in this ancient enigmatic edifice
and will be able to connect with more of your higher frequencies.
Andrea and Mark will
assist you
to activate your inner allchemical force in your chakra centers of power along your spine.
Your inner Ba or Spirit will awaken and rise up and you'll be a Kheper,
the “Arisen One,” a term derived from Khephri, the “resurrected” beetle.


Return to the hotel
7:30PM – Farewell Dinner
Overnight Giza. Mena House Hotel.


Day 14. Saturday, November 16. Depart Cairo (B)

Breakfast at your leisure; service begins at 6:00AM
Tour ends after breakfast.
Or if your international flight departs before breakfast service begins,
a box breakfast will be provided.


Note: This itinerary is subject to change due to conditions beyond our control.


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TOUR INCLUSIONS

Your Sacred Sites Journey to EGYPT Includes:
- Flights in Egypt: Cairo/Aswan and Sohag/Cairo
- 5*accommodations on a chartered dahabiyah (large wooden sailboat), including shore excursions and all meals
- 5* accomodations at hotels in Cairo and Giza,
including daily buffet breakfast, hotel taxes and service charges
- Other meals as per the itinerary posted above
- Baggage handling at airport and hotels
- Pre-paid gratuities
- All site entrance fees

SPECIAL HIGHLIGHTS:
- Travel with other like-minded, spirit-centered travelers
- Escorted by Andrea Mikana-Pinkham, Director of Sacred Sites Journeys and teacher of the Ancient Egyptian Mysteries
- Featured Speaker: Author Mark Amaru Pinkham, astrologer, shamanic practitioner
and teacher of the Ancient Egyptian Mysteries
- Excellent English-speaking Egyptologist/Tour Guide Dr. Vivian Zaky, PhD.
- Meditations/Initiations at pyramids and sacred temples facilitated by Andrea Mikana-Pinkham & Mark Amaru Pinkham
- Six nights on a dahabiyah (large wooden sailboat) chartered for our group ONLY

DAHBIYAH NILE CRUISE:
ASWAN:
- The Temple of Isis on the island of Agilkia
- Unfinished Obelisk
- Temples of Khnum and Satet on Elephantine Island
- Felucca/sailboat ride on the Nile in Aswan
- Retail Therapy at wholesale scarf and galabayah warehouse, spice market and papyrus institute
KOM OMBO Dual Temple of Sokbek and Haoeris
EDFU Temple of Horus


GIZA & Nearby Area:
- Private Entrance into the Great Pyramid
- Visit to the Giza Plateau: Includes the Valley Temple of Khafre, the Sphinx and other possible on-the-spot entries into tombs
- Visit to an Aromatherapist to learn about the ancient Egyptian practice of scent alchemy, with possible psychic reading
- Saqqara, with visit to the Step Pyramid and the Serapeum
- Entrance into the Red Pyramid and visit Bent Pyramid in Dashour
CAIRO Visit to the Grand Egyptian Museum or the Egyptian Museum

DENDERA
Temple of Hathor
, including the famous Dendera Zodiacs, the Crypt and the Birth House of Isis
ABYDOS
Temple of Osiris
, including the Osierion, where you will view the Flower of Life

LUXOR
- Karnak Temple, including meditation in the incomparable Sekhmet Chapel/Shrine in the Temple of Ptah
and the Precinct of Mut
- Luxor Temple under the starry skies
- On the West Bank: Valley of the Kings (enter 3 tombs), plus option to visit Tomb of Tutankhamun;
Hatshepsut's Temple to Amun
- Retail Therapy at Radwan Jewelers & Gallery

NOT INCLUDED:
-  Roundtrip international airfare to Cairo, Egypt
- Egypt Tourist Visa
(Currently: $25.00 US; easily obtained on arrival at Cairo International Airport;
details to be provided in final itinerary for the journey.)

- Meals not included, as indicate in the itinerary
- Cost to obtain valid passport (Must be valid for 6 months after the date of the tour.)
- Any items of a personal nature such as laundry, drinks, internet service and telephone calls.
Any item not specifically detailed on the website or in the final itinerary

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From SACRED SITES JOURNEYS RADIO ARCHIVES
with Host Andrea Mikana-Pinkham

EGYPT (Part 1): Mysteries of Egypt's Sacred Sites
Guest: Vivian Zaki, PhD, Egyptologist
To listen to an Mp3 recording of this program,
Click here

Links to Andrea Mikana-Pinkham's PHOTO ALBUMS on FACEBOOK
EGYPT: Giza Plateau

EGYPT: Ancient Technology at Giza, Dashour & Saqqara

EGYPT: The Temple of Hathor at DENDERA

EGYPT: Temple of Osiris at ABYDOS

EGYPT: Various locations

EGYPT: The Unfinished Obelisk & Quarry at ASWAN

EGYPT: Ancient Technology at Abusir and Abu Ghurob


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A FEW WORDS FROM FORMER TRAVELERS TO EGYPT:

Egypt-Aswan-MichelleH-June2011.jpg (40502 bytes)Every now and then your life takes an amazing turn into unexpected enchantment. My trip to Egypt with Sacred Sites Journeys was one of them. Thanks to Andrea, Vivian and all my new (or perhaps old) Sisters who shared this fantastic journey. I will cherish the memory always. Michelle H. - Australia

I felt totally safe everywhere we went. Andrea is particular about the people who work for her and they are all good people. The highlight of the trip for me was the spiritual experiences. The many ceremonies Andrea led us through assisted me in feeling vibrationally lighter, as did the energy spots, the sacred places here in Egypt. Thank you Andrea for a well-planned trip to bring about the most sacred experiences. I am truly grateful. Donna H. - Canada

Great trip! Wonderful way to see Egypt and its ancient wonders for a first-time explorer. Adding to that, the spiritual practices and knowledge imported to us by Andrea and Vivian brought the Gods and Goddesses to life. The energy in the temples must be experienced. It's beyond anything one could possibly imagine. Life-changing for sure. Through this Sacred Sites Journeys tour I've developed a love and connection with Egypt and its people that reaches to the depths of my heart and soul. Truly a transforming and fulfilling journey. Kathleen B. - USA

This Sacred Sites Journey to Egypt was so well organized, in all ways. I was taken care of individually in my spiritual and personal process during the tour. Andrea finds the very strong power spots. The meditations at them were powerful. It was fantastic to feel my own connection to the Gods and Goddesses. And the whole group was together in a sweet and loving atmosphere. Lone K. - DenmarkEgypt-Karnak-PameP-June2011.jpg (15498 bytes)

I
t is so hard to put into words my experience of this journey, yet I sum it up with - It was worth the 20+ years wait. From my first enquiry via email to Andrea I had all my questions, concerns, requests and guidance answered quickly. This tour was such an amazing experience. A top professional company. Vivian, our tour guide extraordinaire is a loving, giving, strong and supportive woman. She took care of us over and above her 'duties'.   Andrea's assistants in Egypt were all warm and professional. As for the 'journey', I had high expectations. And I leave the tour with all and more than I could ever even expected. Andrea, Vivian and the group connected as Sisters so quickly, which is acknowledgment of how spiritually sacred sites operate. I have had so many amazing spiritual experiences. I have definitely flown! Andrea, you are a loving and strong Light, like Sekhmet. My dear Sisters, you sit in my heart. Thanks is too small a word for what I feel towards you all. I would and will be recommending Sacred Sites Journeys. AWESOME!"  Pame P. - Australia

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I am finally "back". It took me more than a week to become familiar with this new, expanded self.  I woke up every night at 1:30 am to have breakfast (starving!)  I feel very quiet inside and at peace.  I want to thank Andrea for her gentle guidance and wisdom, her beauty as a person and for her commitment to the work.  Of course, I am still integrating and learning from the energies we received in Egypt, but so far as I can describe it, these energies are of an exquisite nature, very refined.  It is amazing that what was created in ancient times is today a calling for the world to transform.  How is this possible in the middle of such noise, dense population, dirt, etc., for these energies to just BE and CREATE change?  I love the mysteries - I love life!  People ask me "what was your favorite part?"  I stop to reflect, and all I can say is "everything!"   Egypt came in a package, and all of it was experiential.  I can't wait to go back.
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Egypt was the most magical and enlightening trip I have been on in the last several years. Andrea's expertise in calling in the energies of each site with sacred ceremony and chant made it very easy to accept the healing powers that were offered. The Grand Finale of being in the Great Pyramid for our private closing ceremony is an experience beyond words! Sandra P - NC

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The sacred journey to Egypt with Andrea was a beautiful experience, capturing the wonders of this ancient country, the hospitality and kindness of its people, and the essences of what one can only possibly perceive as ancient Egyptian spirituality and esotericism. The journey was as much about the outer work as it was the inner work. Andrea held space for all the tour participants to experience Egypt on many levels - from visits to the temples and sites to a deeper appreciation of our own inner temples. Our Egyptian guide/Egyptologist captured the beauty of ancient Egypt and remained enthusiastically supportive of each of our individual journeys. She became the group's Egyptian guardian. A lovely memory from Abydos reminds me of the unique blending of cultures, religions, and spirituality, which transpired over the course of those magical days together. Inside an exquisite antechamber, some of the group participants began chanting. We moved from chants of the Goddess to Christian mysticism to other traditions. We asked our guide to chant something from the Koran, which she did with kindness and enthusiasm. The temple guards joined her and then asked why she chanted from the Koran. She explained our request to them. In that moment, our beliefs were no different. All was experienced as One. Again and again, this type of magic happened throughout Egypt. And this magic brought wonder. And that magic also gave me a kick in the behind when needed. The journey was transformative. My life continues to transform as a result of the many gifts I received during that pilgrimage. Life cannot be the same after Egypt - thankfully so. Steve S, MBA, MA - Dream Therapist - CA

What a rejuvenating trip. Instead of coming home tired, I came home super charged with energy. Instead of being "done" after I got back, it lit a fire in me that I hope never goes out. The power of the pyramids is phenomenal. The temple sites speak to you in a language that only the soul can interpret. When a journey like this sparks a beginning rather than an ending, you know you've transcended the sands of time. There are no more barriers.
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The trip to Egypt exceeded all my expectations. The November weather was perfect with hot sunny days and cool nights. Each site was a gem and worth a longer, repeat visit. The carvings, hieroglyphs and paintings went beyond sheer beauty to offer layer upon layer of meaning. I appreciated the way Andrea and our guides managed our visits so we could get some "private time" in these very special places. I felt like I was both healed by and contributed to the healing of these ancient holy places as we toned and meditated in them. Our Egyptian guides were fantastic, providing insights and inspiring a deeper curiosity. Andrea and Vivian created and held a sacred space where we could all learn. I enjoyed my "Journey Sisters" as much as the journey itself. Everyone brought a special gift for the group. - Lilith R, NM

Our sacred tour to Egypt was the most exciting, exhilarating experience for spiritual growth & expansion. Egypt is definitely the place to go to bring back knowledge of your past. It's an experience that all humanity must experience. The metaphysical Egyptologist and Tour Escort accomplished everything they said they would and provided it with passion. We were treated like kings and queens. The accommodations were 5 * - providing us with great views, food, pleasant service. Visiting all the different sites was spellbinding. - Michael C - Canada

What a wonderful journey it was to Egypt.  It was even more than what I expected.  Andrea, you did a phenomenal job!  Thank you again for the wonderful journey.  It is truly one I will never forget.  Dianne C - MO

The Sacred Journey to Egypt was fabulous! Thanks to our Ceremonialist Andrea Pinkham and our Egyptologist for all the positive energy! Ginny C - CA

Upon meeting Andrea and discussing the upcoming journey to Egypt I knew deeply in my soul that this was an experience of a lifetime and Andrea was the person I was to be led through this sacred land with.  I fail completely with words in attempting to describe the profound and life changing circumstances that occurred in Egypt and as an aftermath of Egypt. Three months later I am still processing and feeling the healing energies of our journey. My life will never be as it was, as this journey granted me clarity, courage, release of past wounds, an ability to receive love with a heightened ease and grace, and an expansion of spirit that can only be achieved via real experience.  I have found that real change touches on a much deeper level when I am away from all the "knowns" in life which keep me defined.  Andrea holds the space for genuine transformation to occur by creating a "safe" environment for body, mind, and soul.  She is a woman of great strength, knowledge, intuition and patience.  My heart is forever full and grateful for this magnificent experience.  From every part of me ~ Thank You. Lea M - CA

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TOUR PRICING
All prices listed are in U.S. Dollars.

This tour is LAND ONLY. You are responsible to book your international flights to and from Cairo, Egypt (CAI).
For those departing from the USA and Canada, after you register, SSJ will be happy to refer you to our airline consolidator that can assist you to book your airline ticket.

Pre and/or Post Tour Optional Services:
Sacred Sites Journeys can arrange a meet/greet upon your arrival at Cairo International Airport, and transfer in a private air-conditioned car to the hotel. We can also arrange a private transfer to the airport at the end of the journey. Once you have registered and your international airfare is booked,  we can give you a quote for these additional services.

ARRIVAL: Please arrive on Sunday, November 3, 2019 early enough during the day to transfer to the hotel, check in and meet the group for our later afternoon Group Meeting. If you can't arrive in time for this, we suggest that you arrive a day early. Once you register and book your airfare, we can give you quote for the additional night or nights at the hotel we'll be using for the group, as well as pre and post tour services.
DEPARTURE:
For your departure on Saturday, November 16, 2019, the tour ends after breakfast. You can book your departure for anytime after breakfast, or if you prefer to forego it, anytime after midnight. A breakfast box can be arranged.

This sacred travel package is Land ONLY. The prices listed below are in U.S. Dollars.

Per person double occupancy
To be posted soon - via check or bank wire *
To be posted soon - via credit card, using Pay Pal

Single Room Supplement:
To be posted soon - via check or bank wire *
To be posted soon - via credit card, using Pay Pal
This is the additional amount you will pay if you choose to have your own private room throughout the journey.

* There is an additional fee of $25.00 for bank wires sent from outside the USA.

Roommates: If you're not traveling with anyone you know, Sacred Sites Journeys will try to match you up with a suitable roommate.
Per our Terms and Conditions, we will hold the event registration open until 30 days or later before the tour begins in order to try to match you with someone. If by that time we have not been able to do so, you will be responsible to pay the single supplement. If you would like to be matched with a roommate, please register early.

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TOUR REGISTRATION

Participation is open to the first 16 people who join our group.
After 2019, we won't be offering another spiritual journey to Egypt for another 2 or 3 years.
So if you're being called to this very ancient and mystical land, NOW is the time to go!


After reading the information below, if you'd like to join us, HERE'S HOW:
If you've traveled with us before during the last three years,
please email Andrea Mikana-Pinkham at info@SacredSitesJourneys.com
to request a Registration Form.

If you haven't traveled with us before, or it's been more than three years since you've done so,
(Life does change very rapidly these days!),
in order that we will be better able to support you on this Sacred Sites Journey to EGYPT,
we ask that you fill out and return an Application Form.
To request this, email Andrea Mikana-Pinkham at info@SacredSitesJourneys.com

Once your participation is assured, you will be provided with
a Registration Form and our Terms and Conditions.
At that time you will be required to submit a deposit of $450.00 to reserve your place.
Final payment will be due 60 days before the journey begins, on September 11, 2019.

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Newsletters are sent out about once a month.
Occasionally you may also receive an e-news bulletin about a specific journey or event.

New Subscribers will receive a Travel Discount Coupon that you can use on one journey per year.

We will not sell or share your information with any other company or individuals.
You can easily un-subscribe at any time.

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IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT!
Sacred Sites Journeys are smoke-free sacred travel experiences.
All forms of tobacco, as well as e-cigarettes are not allowed at any time.
Thanks for your cooperation.

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NOTE: All photos and text on this webpage are the Copyright of Sacred Sites Journeys/ Heartlight Fellowship.

Sacred Sites Journeys is NOT affiliated with any other sacred travel company.
Other sacred travel companies offering spiritual pilgrimages similar to ours
are using our text and photos. We did not give them permission to do so.
We believe that karma is very efficient, and that those who are not in integrity
will swiftly reap the negative benefits of such actions.

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Updated 11/27/2018
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