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Egypt & the Nile (2017)
Limited to 18 guests
Days: 10 | From: $5,295 (was $7,295)
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.
- 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
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
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.
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