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Treasures of Egypt

Follow the allure of the Nile, uncover complex legends, and retrace the steps of the pharaohs in ancient Egypt. Embark on a 4-night cruise on the Nile, the world’s longest river. See Luxor’s impressive Temple of Karnak. In Luxor, explore the Valley of the Kings, the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, and the Colossi of Memnon. Partake in a special evening and dress up to join the fun at a traditional galabeya party. Stand in awe before the iconic Great Sphinx and the Pyramids of Giza. Egypt's fascinating story waits to be discovered.

Treasures of Egypt

Departure: April 2025

Per Person Rates, starting from:

Double: $5,099

Single: $5,799

Triple: $1,900

* Itinerary and rates are preliminary and subject to change


Day 1

Overnight Flight

Step back in time and explore thousands of years of history, legend, and lore as you walk amongst Egypt’s timeless wonders.

Day 2

Cairo, Egypt - Tour Begins

Begin your journey in Cairo, a modern megalopolis with an intriguing past.

Day 3


Get a glimpse into ancient Egypt’s Pharaohs, power struggles, and dynasties during an introductory talk before navigating Cairo’s famous traffic on your way to the extensive collection of artifacts at the Museum of Egyptian Antiquities.* This evening, gather for a welcome dinner at your hotel. Today breakfast and dinner will be included.

Day 4

Cairo - Pyramids of Giza

Fulfill a lifelong dream and head to nearby Giza (UNESCO). Embark on an in-depth visit to the Pyramids of Giza, one of the 7 ancient wonders of the world. Marvel at the iconic Great Sphinx, one of the world’s oldest and largest monuments. Then, it’s your choice! Meet with a local archeologist to learn about the most recent findings in Egyptology and how they influence the active digs on the Giza plateau -OR- channel your inner explorer and venture inside the largest Pyramid of Giza via the Robber’s Tunnel, winding through the inner chamber.** Today breakfast and lunch will be included.

Day 5

Cairo - Fly to Luxor - Board Cruise Ship

Depart your hotel before dawn*** for your flight to Luxor, home to the expansive Karnak Temple. Wander through this 4,000-year-old complex of pylons and obelisks, often of near-mythic proportions. This afternoon, board your cruise ship for a voyage on the Nile River. Relax aboard, taking in the views from the sundeck. In the early evening, opt to join a visit to Luxor temple, all lit up and boasting fascinating plays of light and shadow, ending at a local café for a taste of mint tea before returning to the ship. Today breakfast, lunch and dinner will be included.

Day 6

Luxor - Valley of the Kings - Edfu

Venture thousands of years into the past. As the sun rises, cross the Nile for a day in ancient Thebes. Explore the Valley of the Kings,**** including the world-renowned tombs of Tutankhamun and Ramses VI. Visit the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut as well as the Colossi of Memnon before returning to the ship for a late lunch. This afternoon, take in the views of the fertile banks of the Nile as you sail down the river towards Edfu. Join a culinary demonstration and learn about the staples of Egyptian cuisine from your chef. Today breakfast, lunch and dinner will be included.

Day 7

Edfu - Kom Ombo - Aswan

Beat the heat with an early morning visit to the well-preserved Temple of Horus at Edfu. Peruse the endless carvings of scenes depicting the power and grandeur of the pharaohs. Later this morning, participate in an informative talk covering Egypt from past to present. After lunch, set sail for Kom Ombo and explore the unique double temple before continuing to Aswan, the Nubian City. This evening, dress up and join the fun during a traditional galabeya party after dinner on board. Today breakfast, lunch and dinner will be included.

Day 8


Pre sunrise, consider an optional tour to Abu Simbel***** to visit the extraordinary temples of Ramses II relocated here during the construction of the High Dam. The afternoon is yours to explore more of Aswan. Perhaps you’ll visit the fascinating artifacts at the Nubian Archeological Museum or stroll along the Corniche, Aswan’s waterfront promenade. Today breakfast, lunch and dinner will be included.

Day 9

Aswan - Disembark Cruise Ship

Disembark the ship this morning for a motorboat ride to the sanctuary island dedicated to the goddess Isis. Philae Temple (UNESCO) is among the architectural wonders rescued from the rising waters of the Nile during the building of the High Dam. Then, gain a different perspective on the epic construction of the High Dam during an up-close visit of the area before arriving at your hotel for lunch at leisure. This afternoon, sail to the lush oasis of Kitchener Island where you embark on a stroll through the botanical gardens. Aboard a felucca (wooden sailboat), take in the views of the tall sand dunes on the western shore of the Nile before regrouping for dinner at your hotel. Today breakfast and dinner will be included.

Day 10

Aswan - Fly to Cairo

Early this morning,****** return to Cairo. Head towards Historic Cairo (UNESCO) where you can stroll along el-Moez Street, admiring its elegant Islamic architecture, or enjoy some free time to shop in the world-famous souk of Khan el Khalili. Peruse colorful trinkets, hand-painted crafts, polished pendants, and more. Today breakfast will be included.

Day 11

Cairo - Pyramids of Giza

The day is yours to experience the energy of Cairo’s buzzing streets. Perhaps you will join a full-day optional exploration of Cairo’s spiritual side with visits to the Citadel’s Alabaster Mosque, an ancient church belonging to the Coptic Christian community and views of the ancient Ben Ezra Synagogue. Or you may choose to join a local guide for an optional tour of Sakkara and Djoser’s Step Pyramid, erected over 47 centuries ago. This evening, join your fellow travelers for a farewell dinner at your hotel. Today breakfast and dinner will be included.

Day 12

Cairo - Tour Ends

Your epic adventure comes to a close today. Return home with a new understanding of this mystical land. Today breakfast will be included.

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