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Egypt & the Eternal Nile

Lake Nasser Cruising

Date: Mon, March 5, 2018 - Mon, March 19, 2018

Trip Status: TWO SPACES AVAILABLE - Call (919) 684-2988

Price: from $4,397

Activity Level: Moderate

Region: Africa

Arrangements: Odysseys Unlimited

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Your 15-day journey into Egypt begins in Cairo and environs with the Egyptian Museum and the open-air museum at Memphis, where you will encounter the enigmatic Sphinx, then continue on to Sakkara and the Pyramids of Giza. Relax during a deluxe four-night cruise on Lake Nasser, where we visit the sphinxes at Wadi el-Seboua’s “Valley of the Lions.” Explore the temples at Abu Simbel and Aswan’s temples at Kalabsha. A three-night Nile cruise takes you from Aswan to Luxor. Enjoy a belly dancing performance accompanying dinner.  Fly to Cairo where visits include the 5th-century St. Sergius Church and Ben Erza Synagogue. Discover Petra, the fabled “rose-red city, half as old as time,” plus ancient Jerash and the capital of Amman, with an optional 5-day/4-night post tour extension to Jordan. 

 

Activity Level

Moderate: Faster pace, substantial distances covered, long walks, city walking tours over uneven walking surfaces and stair climbing

 

Highlights

Cairo’s intriguing ancient sites, including the Great Pyramids, Sphinx, Memphis, and Sakkara; Renowned Egyptian Museum; Deluxe Lake Nasser cruise through ancient Nubian homeland; Aswan’s Temples at Kalabsha; Deluxe Nile River cruise; Aswan dam tour; Ancient temple complexes at Karnak and Luxor, including Valley of the Kings and Valley of the Queens

Reservations and Information

To reserve, complete a registration form in the brochure and fax it to (919) 660-0148 or call (919) 684-2988 to reserve conveniently over the phone.

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

Duke Leaders

Eric Mlyn

Executive Director for DukeEngage, and Assistant Vice Provost for Civic Engagement

Mode of Travel

Air, Land & Cruise

M.S. Prince Abbas and M.S. Sunray

map showing route of mode of travel