UNEARTHING THE HIDDEN RESTING PLACE OF CLEOPATRA
The Luminaire launches a new luxe expedition in Egypt to uncover the long-lost tomb of the legendary Cleopatra herself..
A groundbreaking journey to join the search for the final resting place of the last ruler of ancient Egypt, Cleopatra. In a once-in-a-generation The Luminaire is offering a six-day luxury expedition guided by renowned archaeologist Dr Kathleen Martinez and her team in the port city of Alexandria, where you will explore recently uncovered tunnels that are said to lead to the long-lost tomb of Cleopatra.
The journey begins in Cairo, with behind-the-scenes access to a slew of new discoveries at Egypt’s largest archaeological site Saqqara, and an exclusive preview of the much-anticipated Grand Egyptian Museum before it opens.
Priced from £16,650 PER PERSON for six days, based on two people sharing
the package includes:
Two nights' accommodation at Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at Nile Plaza
Three nights' accommodation at Four Seasons Hotel Alexandria at San Stefano
Exclusive access to Kathleen's team and the excavations at Taposiris Magna to search for Cleopatra
Explore the Egyptian Museum with an Egyptologist
Exclusive preview of the Grand Egyptian Museum
Private access to the excavations at archaeological site Saqqara
Exploration of the Alexandria National Museum with an expert guide
Exclusive view of the Library of Alexandria with an archivist
Local Egyptologists throughout the journey
All local transfers to activities and meals as mentioned
According to The Luminaire, the ideal time to travel is between September 2023 and May 2024. Additionally, guests looking to extend their journey, to take in iconic sites such as the Great Pyramid of Giza, the Great Sphinx, or the Oracle Temple of Amun. can be arranged upon request.