The opulent lives of Ancient Egypt’s pharaohs are immortalized in the history books, but even they would be jealous of the luxurious treasures you’ll experience on this once-in-a-lifetime trip. Featuring a five-night cruise down the Nile, time at a stunning resort on the Red Sea, and expert assistance from knowledgeable private guides at every archaeological site, this trip is fit for Ra himself.
In Cairo, you’ll come face-to-face with the Sphinx and explore the Pyramids of Giza in the company of an experienced Egyptology guide. Next, meet the stunning Nile cruise, river cruiser and embark for on a magical five-night cruise down the majestic Nile, making daily stops to tour the important archaeological sites along the route, including Abu Simbel, the temple ruins of Karnak and Luxor, and the monuments of the Valley of Kings (final resting place of Tutankhamun) and its neighbor, the Valley of Queens. After disembarking, head east to Hurghada, a resort town on the edge of the Red Sea, where you’ll relax, swim, and scuba dive on the gorgeous grounds of the Oberoi Sahl Hasheesh. The experience concludes back in Cairo where, with the expertise of trusted guides, you’ll take an enlightening visit to the Egyptian Museum by day and peruse the stalls of the famous Khan el-Khalili bazaar by night in search of souvenirs before returning home.