Temple Of Philae
Temple Of Philae

Egypt – Cruising the Nile – Aswan to Cairo

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Summary

In the Wake of the Pharaohs

This leisurely and luxurious cruise is perfect for those who are looking for an in-depth exploration of the sights that line the River Nile. You’ll glide along a distance of approximately 600 miles between Aswan and Cairo, on a journey that includes a stretch of the river that has only been reopened for a few years. Travelling by way of water, we can take you to a range of little-known and rarely visited sites that most tourists to this part of the world typically miss. Along with a ride aboard a traditional felucca, there will be tours of Egypt’s most iconic sites as well as some surprises that are bound to inspire awe.

The price shown on this page is for a Standard Outside Cabin. Please call to check availability for this cabin type. Click on VIEW FULL SHIP PAGE for more details about the ship, the cabins and what to expect onboard.

Please note that the itinerary can be subject to change before the cruise departs or during the cruise depending on adjusted sailing times and/or any port restrictions.

Tour highlights:

  • Explore Seti I’s temple at Abydos, considered somewhat off the beaten track yet home to the most beautiful, raised reliefs in the entire country
  • In Tell el-Armana we visit the tombs of important priests Meryre and Panehesy as well as the Royal Tomb of Akhenaten and the Temple of Aten
  • Visit the Nubian site of the temples at Abu Simbel, rescued from Lake Nasser’s rising waters after the creation of the High Dam
  • Visits in Cairo include the necropolis of Saqqara and the new Grand Egyptian Museum*
  • Exclusive Andante excursions throughout the tour
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Included in your cost:

  • Expert Guide Lecturer
  • Professional Tour Manager
  • Local travel aboard a private air-conditioned coach
  • Accommodation
  • Meals as per the itinerary, tea or coffee with dinner
  • Entries to all sites as per the itinerary
  • Port & city taxes
  • Field notes
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