The Best of Ancient Egypt (land tour)

Dates: Sunday, September 20, 2015 to Monday, October 5, 2015 (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 two of Egypt’s most spectacular royal tombs, those of Seti I and Nefertari (both 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, September 20, 2015: Depart Home
Monday, September 21: Arrive Cairo, EGYPT
Tuesday, September 22 - Cairo | Giza Plateau | Cairo
Wednesday, September 23 - Cairo | Saqqara | Serrapeum | Cairo
Thursday, September 24 - Cairo | Egyptian Museum | Luxor (East Bank)
Friday, September 25 - Luxor | Karnak | Luxor Temple | Luxor
Saturday, September 26 - Luxor (West Bank) | Valley of the Kings | Deir el Bahari | Luxor
Sunday, September 27 - Luxor | Abydos | Dendara | Luxor
Monday, September 28 - Luxor | Valley of the Queens | Deir el Medina | Luxor (East Bank) | Embarkation
Tuesday, September 29 - Nile Cruising | Edfu
Wednesday, September 30 - Edfu | Kom Ombo | Aswan
Thursday, October 1 - Aswan
Friday, October 2 - Aswan | Disembarkation
Saturday, October 3 - Aswan | Abu Simbel | Aswan
Sunday, October 4 - Aswan | Cairo
Monday, October 5 - Cairo | U.S.

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