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Cruise through Egypt in luxury on Sanctuary 'Sun Boat IV,' travelling to Giza, Luxor and off-the-beaten-path Denderah, exploring a pyramid from the inside out, riding a camel and sailing the Nile in a felucca.

Join a Special Departure on April 1 with Dr. Zahi Hawass and Jehan Sadat
Meet Dr. Zahi Hawass, Secretary General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities, and Jehan Sadat, former First Lady of Egypt on this special Egypt & the Nile departure. Enjoy a private lecture with Dr. Hawass and meet Mrs. Sadat at your farewell dinner, where she joins you as the guest of honor.

A&K Advantages

  • Sail on a four-night Nile river cruise aboard award-winning Sanctuary 'Sun Boat IV'
  • Travel to off-the-beaten-path Denderah, one of Egypt's best-preserved and less-frequented temples
  • Stay at the historic Mena House Hotel, with views of the pyramids from your own private balcony, and at the luxurious Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at Nile Plaza
  • Explore one of Egypt's legendary pyramids from the inside out
  • Ride Like a Local on camel back and sail the Nile in a felucca (sail boat)
  • Avoid crowds and the hassle of navigating around other ships, with private docking facilities in Luxor and Aswan


Itinerary at a Glance

Egypt & the Nile

Day 1: Arrive Cairo, Egypt

Day 2: Giza | The Pyramids & Sphinx

Day 3: Luxor | Karnak and the Valley of the Kings

Day 4: Cruising the Nile | Temple of Hathor at Denderah

Day 5: Cruising the Nile | Edfu to Kom Ombo

Day 6: Aswan | Majestic Philae

Day 7: Abu Simbel | Temples of Ramses II & Nefertari

Day 8: Cairo | Legendary Pharaohs & Bustling Souk

Day 9: Cairo | Ancient Treasures

Day 10: Depart Cairo

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Extend Your Journey | Enhance your journey with a pre-tour extension to Jordan (5 days, from $2,495).

Take This Journey Private | This itinerary is also available as an independent journey, Signature Egypt & the Nile, with A&K local guides.

Customize This Journey | If you would like to customize this itinerary and create a Tailor Made Journey just for you and your companions, click here to inquire, or speak to your travel professional.



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