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Adventures Afloat: Beyond the Pharaohs: Egypt Past and Present

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14 Days | 13 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. Minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding, and rewarding, programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
How were the pyramids built? What happened to Queen Nefertiti? And why does Tut Ankh Amon, the “boy king,” still capture the public imagination? Journeying overland and on the Nile, Egyptologists reveal the mystery behind Egypt’s storied history and the country’s place in the modern world.


Highlights

• Egyptologists lead expeditions to Saqqara, Dahshur, the Pyramids of Giza, the Sphinx and the Solar Boat Museum.
• Venture to the Valley of Kings, King Tut's tomb and the famed Colossi of Memnon.
• Delve deeper into Ancient Egypt during a four-night study cruise on the Nile.

Activity Notes

Walking up to two miles per day; some stairs and uneven terrain.

Itinerary Summary

Arrival Cairo (Egypt), transfer to Giza, 3 nights; coach to Alexandria, 2 nights; coach to Cairo, 2 nights; flight to Luxor, embark MS Concerto, 4 nights (ports of call include Luxor for the Valley of the Kings, Edfu for the temple of Horus Falcon God, Kom Ombo for the Temple of Sobek and Haroeris and Aswan, for Philae Temple and Abu Simbel Temple); disembark, flight to Cairo, 1 night; departure.

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Included
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12 nights of accommodations
33 meals: 12 breakfasts, 11 lunches, 10 dinners
6 Expert-led lectures
15 Field trips
2 Hands-on experiences
2 Flights during the program

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5
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