Legends of the Nile
January 14 - 25, 2020
Additional Departures: January 7 - 18 and February 25 - March 7
From $4,995 plus air
Discover ancient Egypt along the Nile River. This thrilling 10-night adventure features four nights on a first-class ship, five nights in Cairo and one night in Luxor. The Great Pyramids of Giza, the Valley of the Kings and the tomb of King Tutankhamen come to life with an expert, licensed Egyptologist by your side during all excursions. Stroll the burial grounds at the Temple of Karnak, witness the gold burial mask and sarcophagus of Tutankhamen at the Egyptian Museum and learn how ancient treasures are restored and preserved with special access at the Oriental Institute’s Chicago House in Luxor. Witness the Great Temple of Ramses II carved out of a mountain, seek out fantastic treasures in Cairo’s old bazaar and visit venerable mosques and Coptic Christian churches. This small-group trip includes flights to Luxor and Abu Simbel, first-class hotel and cruise accommodations and an extensive meal program with wine at dinner.