2021 Planetary Society Adventures
DISCOVER EGYPT INCLUDING ALEXANDRIA
Including the knowledge and use of astronomy in Ancient Egypt!
Decembe 1-14, 2021
Optional Abu Simbel Extension
December 13, 2021
Optional Red Sea Extension
December 14-17, 2021
Join us!... as we discover the extraordinary
antiquities and colossal monuments of Egypt.
It is a great time to go to Egypt as the world
reawakens after the COVID-19 crisis. Egypt is
simply not to be missed.
This program will include exciting
recent discoveries in Egypt in
addition to the wonders of the
pyramids and astronomy in ancient
Egypt. Visits will include the
fabulous new Alexandria Library
(once the site of the greatest library
in antiquity) and the new
Alexandria National Museum which
includes artifacts from Cleopatra’s
Palace beneath the waters of
The expedition offers an excellent
introduction to astronomy and life
of ancient Egypt and to the ultimate
monuments of the Old Kingdom, the
Great Pyramids and Sphinx!
Discover the great stone ramparts
of the Temple of Ramses II at Abu
Simbel, built during the New
Kingdom, on the Abu Simbel
The trip will be led by an excellent
Egyptologist guide, Amr Salem, and
an Egyptologist scholar, Dr. Bojana
Join us!... for a treasured holiday
Our leader is Dr. Bojana Mosjov.
Bojana Mojsov is an archaeologist, historian and writer. From 2002 to 2007 she researched and documented objects from the latest archaeological excavations in the National Museum and the new library in Alexandria, the Bibliotheca Alexandrina, which is included in our trip.
Bojana writes on Late Antiquity and Byzantine Studies,Archaeology, and Ancient Near Eastern Studies, and now lives in London.
She has led several Betchart Egypt trips previously.
She is the author of: Alexandria Lost, and Osiris, Death & Afterlife of a God.
$5,995 pp + air + ext