Beyond the Pharaohs: Egypt Past and Present

Immerse yourself in the wonders of Egypt, exploring iconic pyramids, fascinating museums, vibrant bazaars and cultural treasures on this expert-led Nile study cruise.
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Program No. 12778RJ
14 days
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At a Glance

How were the pyramids built? How were the temples of Abu Simbel saved? 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.
Activity Level
Keep the Pace
Walking up to two miles per day; some stairs and uneven terrain.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • 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.

General Notes

Ship varies by departure date.
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