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Discover Egypt & the Eternal Nile by Dahabiya

Nov. 1–14, 2019

Tour Operator: Orbridge

Activity Level: Moderate

Explore the storied land of the Great Sphinx, legendary tombs and temples and mighty pyramids. An unhurried journey down the Nile River reveals seemingly limitless vistas of vast deserts contrasted by metropolitan cities.


  • Enjoy two full days exploring Cairo, visiting the Great Pyramid and the Sphinx, the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities, and Khan El-Khalili bazaar
  • View Karnak Temple in Luxor — one of the largest religious buildings in the world
  • Travel north to marvel at the colorful carvings at Abydos Temple
  • Visit the Valley of the Kings and Nobles, the Mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut, and the Colossi of Memnon
  • Spend four nights sailing the Nile aboard your exclusive luxury Dahabiya
  • Stop along the way to discover the tombs in El Kab, the Temple of Horus, and the Temple of Kom Ombo
  • Visit Aswan’s High Dam before an evening stroll through the colorful market in town
  • Take a flight to Abu Simbel to view the temples


Day 1: En Route from U.S.

Day 2: Arrive Cairo, Egypt

Day 3: Cairo / Memphis

Day 4: Cairo

Day 5: Cairo / Flight to Luxor

Day 6: Luxur / Abydos

Day 7: Luxor / Esna – Embarkation

Day 8: Edfu / El Kab

Day 9: Edfu / Nile / Kom Ombo

Day 10: Kom Ombo / Nile / Aswan

Day 11: Aswan – Disembarkation

Day 12: Aswan

Day 13: Aswan / Optional Abu Simbel Excursion / Flight to Cairo

Day 14: Cairo / Depart for U.S.

Optional Post-Tour Extension:

Spend five nights in Jordan.

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

Cost Details

Land Only: Starts at $5,995

Single: $8,995

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