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2019 Egypt & the Eternal Nile

March 11 – 25 – Waitlist
March 29 – April 12 – Second departure
Tour Operator: Odysseys Unlimited
Price: From $4,397 (airfare included)
Tour Length: 15 days
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Accompanied by an expert Egyptian guide, this singular 15-day small group journey through antiquity begins in storied Cairo.  Visit the acclaimed Egyptian Museum, Memphis’s open-air museum, splendid Sakkara and the astounding Pyramids of Giza with their Great Sphinx.  Travel to Abu Simbel to embark on a fascinating three-night Lake Nasser cruise through ancient Nubia.  Stop to admire the outstanding temples of Abu Simbel – host to a dramatic sound-and-light show, Amada, Wadi el-Seboua, New Kalabsha and Philae, and tour the massive Aswan High Dam.

Depart Aswan on a classic four-night Nile cruise, sailing aboard a traditional felucca; visiting Kom Ombo’s unusual temple and Edfu’s remarkably preserved Temple of Horus; and exploring Luxor’s splendid temples and statuary on both banks.  Fly back to Cairo where touring includes the exotic Khan el-Khalili bazaar and Old Cairo.  Discover fabled Petra, ancient Jerash and the capital of Amman with an optional 5-day/4-night Jordan post-tour extension.

 

Schedule of Events

  • Day 1 : Depart U.S.
  • Day 2 : Arrive in Cairo
  • Day 3 : Cairo
  • Day 4 : Cairo
  • Day 5 : Cairo/Abu Simbel/Lake Nasser
  • Day 6 : Lake Nasser - Kasr Ibrim/Amada/Wadi el-Sebous
  • Day 7 : Lake Nasser - Valley of the Lions/Aswan
  • Day 8 : Aswan/Nile Cruise
  • Day 9 : Kom Ombo/Edfu/Luxor
  • Day 10 : Luxor/West Bank
  • Day 11 : Luxor/East Bank
  • Day 12 : Luxor
  • Day 13 : Luxor/Cairo
  • Day 14 : Cairo
  • Day 15 : Depart for U.S.

Additional Information

Note: Tour schedule is subject to change due to local conditions. Many excursions in this program involve an element of walking as some of the finest attractions are located in areas not closely accessible by motorcoach.

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All 2018 prices and itineraries (including port order) are tentative and subject to change; final pricing adjustments may occur after the release of marketing materials.

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