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Egyptian Odyssey: Cairo, the Nile and Lake Nasser

Program No. 1877460MEADV-0619
Join an Egyptologist to gain an insider’s understanding of this mysterious nation, learning about iconic sites, ancient communities and hidden treasures.

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At a Glance

Discover the wonders that any serious exploration of Egypt must include — a voyage on Lake Nasser, the treasure of Tutankhamen, the temple complexes of Luxor and Karnak, the Nile River — on a journey into the ancient and modern wonders of this desert country. Then dig deeper to learn about Cairo’s once-vital Coptic Christian community.
Activity Level
Let's Go!
Walking up to three miles per day over uneven terrain in hot conditions with little to no shade. Days are long and can include various hours standing. Stairs on this program are often uneven and without railings. This program includes two domestic flights within Egypt.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 13 to 24 participants.

What You'll Learn

  • See timeless desert landscapes during a voyage on Lake Nasser.
  • Experience the Valley of the Kings and the Valley of the Queens.
  • Enjoy three nights sailing on the Nile with an expert Egyptologist.
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