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Egypt & the Eternal Nile

Jan. 21–Feb. 4, 2019

Tour Operator: Odysseys Unlimited


Activity Level: Moderate

Accompanied by an expert Egyptian guide, this singular small group journey through antiquity travels from vibrant Cairo and the Great Pyramids to Abu Simbel and the Upper Nile for a fascinating cruise on Lake Nasser. Then: a classic voyage along the lower Nile from Aswan to Luxor before returning to Cairo.

Highlights

  • Cairo’s intriguing ancient sites, including the Great Pyramids, Sphinx, Memphis, Sakkara
  • Old Cairo touring
  • Renowned Egyptian Museum
  • Abu Simbel’s dramatic temples
  • Sound & Light show at Abu Simbel
  • Lake Nasser cruise through ancient Nubian homeland
  • Aswan’s temples at Kalabsha
  • Nile felucca sail
  • Nile River cruise
  • Aswan Dam visit
  • Ancient temple complexes at Karnak and Luxor
  • Valley of the Kings and Valley of the Queens
  • Egypt’s inestimable historic atmosphere

Itinerary

Day 1: Depart U.S. for Cairo, Egypt

Day 3 & 4: Cairo

Day 5: Cairo/Aswan/Embark Lake Nasser Cruise

Day 6: Lake Nasser Cruising – Kalabsha Temples/Wadi el-Seboua

Day 7: Lake Nasser Cruising – Wadi el-Seboua

Day 8: Lake Nasser Cruising – Amada/Kasr Ibrim/Abu Simbel

Day 9: Disembark/Abu Simbel/Aswan/Embark Nile Cruise Ship

Day 10: Nile Cruising – Aswan/Kom Ombo/Edfu

Day 11: Nile Cruising – Edfu/Luxor/East Bank

Day 12: Disembark/Luxor/West Bank

Day 13: Luxor/Cairo

Day 14: Cairo

Day 15: Depart for U.S.

Optional Post-Tour Extension

Spend five days and four nights in Jordan: Petra & Amman.

Program Itinerary is subject to change. See final brochure for complete details.

Cost Details

Land Only: $3,595
With Group Air from Seattle: $4,997
Single Supplement: $995

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Don't miss this unique opportunity to see the ancient ruins, temples and pyramids of Egypt and experience wonderful people, food and culture...a perfect UWAA Travel experience! Wayne, ’73, and Colleen, ’70, Dumas

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