Antiquities of the Red Sea and Aegean Sea

Date: Tue, October 31, 2023 - Mon, November 13, 2023

Trip Status: Taking Waitlist

Price: From $7,995

Activity Level: Moderate

Region: Africa & the Middle East

Arrangements: Gohagan & Co.

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Join us on this custom-designed, 14-day journey to the very cradle of civilization. Visit three continents, navigate the legendary waterways of the Aegean Sea, Mediterranean Sea and Red Sea, transit the Suez Canal and experience eight magnificent UNESCO World Heritage sites. Cruise for eight nights aboard the exclusively chartered, Five-Star Le Bougainville, featuring just 92 elegant Suites and Staterooms, each with a private balcony.

Visit Heraklion, Crete. Tour Alexandria and Cairo’s Egyptian Museum. Stand in the shadows of the Great Pyramids of Giza, the only remaining Wonder of the Ancient World. Mid‑cruise, overnight in awe-inspiring Luxor in a Nile-view room. Spend one night adjacent to the “rose‑red city” of Petra, and three nights in Amman, Jordan, to visit the Greco-Roman Jerash. This program features visits to eight UNESCO World Heritage sites, including an excursion into Wadi Rum and a specially arranged visit into the tomb of Queen Nefertari. Two‑night Classical Greece Pre-Program Option and six‑night The Holy Land Post‑Program Option.


Day 1: Depart the U.S. or Canada
Day 2: Athens, Greece/Embark Le Bougainville
Day 3: Heraklion, Crete
Day 4: Cruising the Mediterranean Sea
Day 5: Alexandria, Egypt
Day 6: Suez Canal transit
Day 7: Ain Sokhna for Cairo and Giza (Great Pyramids)
Day 8: Hurghada/Disembark ship/Luxor
Day 9: Luxor/Valleys of Kings and Queens/Hurghada/Reembark ship
Day 10: Aqaba, Jordan/Disembark ship
Day 11: Aqaba/Wadi Rum/Petra/Amman
Day 12: Amman
Day 13: Amman/Jerash
Day 14: Amman/Return to the U.S. or Canada

*Itinerary is subject to change.

Reservations and Information

To reserve, complete a registration form in the brochure and mail to Duke Travels, Box 90572, Durham, NC 27708, or call (919) 684-2988 to reserve conveniently over the phone and let us know you are mailing your reservation form to hold your space.

To learn more about our travel program or any of our upcoming trips, please contact us at or 919-684-2988

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Mode of Travel

Ocean Cruise

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