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February 24, 2024

The Luminaire launches a new luxe expedition in Egypt to uncover the tomb of Cleopatra

Arushi Sakhuja
If you’ve been dreaming of visiting Egypt, we have exciting news that may convince you to finally make the trip this year! The Luminaire is offering a six-day luxury expedition for history enthusiasts to explore and discover the tomb of Cleopatra.
Luminaire has recently announced an exciting new experience for travellers who are interested in history and archaeology. The adventure will begin from Cairo to Alexandria and will be guided by renowned archaeologist Dr Kathleen Martinez and her team. They will explore newly discovered tunnels in the port city of Alexandria that are believed to lead to the long-lost tomb of Cleopatra.
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The Luminaire journey starts in Cairo, where guests will spend two nights. They will have exclusive access to behind-the-scenes discoveries at Saqqara, Egypt’s largest archaeological site, and a sneak peek of the Grand Egyptian Museum before it opens. A local Egyptologist will accompany the guests as they explore Cairo and answer any questions they may have.
The Luminaire the long-lost tomb of Cleopatra.
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Next, the adventure seekers will head to Alexandria for three nights. This is the perfect place to delve into history, with a guided investigation curated by Dr. Kathleen Martinez. Guests will be able to contextualize the theories and findings of her team. They can explore the ruins and hidden tunnels at the Taposiris Magna archaeological site. For those looking for a more hands-on experience, guests can participate in live excavation and restoration work inside the Great Temple of Osiris at Taposiris Magna’s ancient passageways.
Explore the team’s incredible discoveries with engraved coins, ceramics, and bones that have brought them closer to uncovering the final resting place of Cleopatra and Mark Antony. The question remains: will these groundbreaking revelations change our understanding of Ancient Egyptian history? Travellers can also take an exclusive tour of the Library of Alexandria with an archivist after a miraculous discovery in the tunnels.
The Luminaire the long-lost tomb of Cleopatra.
Photo Courtesy: The Luminaire
After a long day, relax in luxury accommodations at the Four Seasons. Jet-setters can enjoy two nights at the Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at Nile Plaza and three nights at the Four Seasons Hotel Alexandria at San Stefano. Both elegant resorts are located near the water and provide a peaceful retreat to unwind.
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Photo Courtesy: The Luminaire
FourSeasonsEgypt
Photo Courtesy: The Luminaire
The excursion by The Luminaire will set you back £16,650 per person (based on double occupancy). According to The Luminaire, the ideal time to travel is between September 2023 and May 2024. Additionally, you have the option to tailor the itinerary to include visits to iconic sites such as the Great Pyramid of Giza, the Great Sphinx, or the Oracle Temple of Amun.
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