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All-Inclusive Cruises to Egypt & Israel

12-day small ship voyages designed for ages 50+!

Set sail to discover the history and complex past of Jerusalem and stand in wonder before the mysterious pyramids of Egypt on an unforgettable voyage. Explore Nazareth, the Sea of Galilee, Capernaum, Tel Aviv, Alexandria, Giza and Cairo aboard Road Scholar’s favorite ship. The Aegean Odyssey offers an intimate cruise experience with overnight stays in hard-to-reach harbors, expert-let educational field trips, complimentary port shuttles, delicious regional meals and plenty of opportunity for deeper exploration.

Aegean Odyssey

Aegean Odyssey cruises include:

  • Expert-led field trips in every port of call for an in-depth experience 
  • Complimentary shuttles at each port, so you can explore on your own with ease  
  • Free round-trip airfare from many cities, plus worry-free airport transportation
  • All port taxes, fees and ship staff tips
  • Two onboard expert lecturers
  • A choice of activity levels, active or relaxed, perfect for customizing your learning adventure to fit your preferred pace

Favorite experiences in Egypt and Israel:

  • Marvel at some of Egypt’s most impressive creations, including pyramids, catacombs, temples and the Great Sphinx.
  • Discover the churches and synagogues of Nazareth, many of which played a pivotal role in early Christianity.
  • Learn about the staggering clash of history and culture behind Jerusalem’s sacred structures.


A university of the world, Not-for-Profit Road Scholar has been leading global educational adventures for adults for nearly 50 years.

Our programs are all-inclusive educational adventures, not superficial tours. When you explore with us, you’ll have a deep, thought-provoking experience delivered by faculty experts on site.

Road Scholar educational adventures are created by Elderhostel, the not-for-profit world leader in educational travel since 1975.

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