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Egypt and the Nile (12 Days)

An Edventure on everyone's bucket list - pharaohs and pyramids, sultans and souks, temples and tombs. Travel into a world of ancient wonders and discover the lands behind the legends. Walk past the towering stone icons and through avenues of sphinxes. Journey into royal valleys amid the desert sands, then cruise down the Nile, anchoring at remote islands and beside the Theban Hills. End your Edventure in Cairo, where historic mosques mingle with today‚Äôs modern bustle. 

Your Edventure includes:

  • Round-trip airfare from SFO or LAX (price varies depending on additional departure gateways)
  • 9 nights in hand-picked hotels
  • Breakfast daily
  • 6 lunches
  • 9 three-course meals served with beer or wine
  • Deluxe motercoach
  • Transportation while on tour (planes, boats, trains, etc.)
  • Full-time tour coordinator
  • Multilingual tour guide
  • Select admissions with priority entry
  •  Scorpion Prison Cairo (Correctional/ Law Enforcement Officials only)

Avenue of the Sphinx

Feluccas on the Nile

Cairo

Tomb of Ramses II at Abu Simbel

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Price: $5,502.00 (2018) based on double occupancy, plus optional $394.00 premium trip protection*

Next Departure Dates:
  

February 2020 (EGYP0220
January 2021 (EGYP0121)

Contact us for exact departure dates

Edventure Highlights Include:

~ Welcome Dinner

~ The Pyramids at Giza, the only surviving Wonders of the Ancient World, the Great Sphinx, the largest monolith in the world, and the Museum of Imhotep in Sacqara, 3,000-year-old graveyard to the pharaohs

Alexandria, Egypt's second-largest city, including the Library at Alexandria, the Catacombs at Kom el-Shoqafa, and the Roman amphitheater

~ The Temple of Karnack and Luxor, connected by the Avenue of the Sphinxes

~ Tombs hidden in the Theban Hills, Valley of the Kings, including Queen Hashepsut, one of Egypt's few female rulers, and the Colossi of Memnon

~ A visit to Edfu's Temple of Horus and the Temple of Kom Ombo, built for twin deities Sobek and Horus

~ An optional excursion to Abu Simbel, home of the temples of Ramses II and his queen, Nefertari, which were relocated, block by block, to the shore of Lake Nessar, 200 feet higher than originally built, to avoid the rising waters of the Nile following the construction of the Aswan Dam ($329 pp)

~ The Aswan Dam, one of the crowning achievements of modern-day Egypt

~ The Temples at Philae, both in the daylight, and then by night, when sound and lights come together in an exquisite performance

~ A Nubian village, beyond the First Cataract of Aswan, near Sobeil Island, where visitors meet with a Nubian family to learn about their community and culture

~ The sights of Cairo,including some of the city's 500 mosques, the Citadel of Salah el-Din, the "Alabaster" Mosque, and the Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, where many of the masks of King Tut are housed

Tour Activity Estimates
 Average Daily Walking: 2.5 Hours
Average Activity Level: Moderate (mostly uneven terrain, including paved and unpaved roads, cobblestone streets, hills and stairs)

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