The Best of Ancient Egypt (land tour)

Dates: Sunday, October 26, 2014 to Monday, November 10, 2014 (16 days)
Tour Leader: Stephen Harvey

Avenue of Sphinxes, Luxor. Image by R. Todd Nielsen

Join us in Egypt for our meticulously-planned itinerary, featuring premium accommodations and a deluxe, four-night Nile River cruise. Visit all the preeminent sites of the pharaohs from Cairo to Luxor, Aswan, and Abu Simbel; plus, thanks to special permissions granted to our group, visit the newly-discovered tomb of Paser at Saqqara and two of Egypt’s most spectacular royal tombs, those of Seti I and Nefertari (all three are closed to the public). Four internal flights, all meals and excursions, and more are included. Travel and learn with Egyptologist Stephen Harvey, who will share his experiences working at Abydos over the past 25 years; plus a top-notch local guide and trip manager who will handle all logistics and smooth the way. First-time visitors to Egypt, and those who simply wish to experience the best of Egypt again, will appreciate this collection of sites and hotels, as well as the convenience and ease of traveling with our experts.

11-20 participants: $8,495 per person double occupancy
8-10 participants: $8,995 per person double occupancy
6-7 participants: $9,295 per person double occupancy

Single Supplement (limited availability): $2,075


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Sunday & Monday, October 26 & 27, 2014 - U.S. | Cairo, EGYPT
Tuesday, October 28 - Cairo | Giza Plateau | Cairo
Wednesday, October 29 - Cairo | Saqqara | Serrapeum | Cairo
Thursday, October 30 - Cairo | Egyptian Museum | Luxor (East Bank)
Friday, October 31 - Luxor | Karnak | Luxor Temple | Luxor
Saturday, November 1 - Luxor (West Bank) | Valley of the Kings | Deir el Bahari | Luxor
Sunday, November 2 - Luxor | Abydos | Dendara | Luxor
Monday, November 3 - Luxor | Valley of the Queens | Deir el Medina | Luxor (East Bank) | Embarkation
Tuesday, November 4 - Nile Cruising | Edfu
Wednesday, November 5 - Edfu | Kom Ombo | Aswan
Thursday, November 6 - Aswan
Friday, November 7 - Aswan | Disembarkation
Saturday, November 8 - Aswan | Abu Simbel | Aswan
Sunday, November 9 - Aswan | Cairo
Monday, November 10 - Cairo | U.S.

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