The Best of Ancient Egypt (land tour)

Dates: Friday, September 1, 2017 (Dates TBA)

Avenue of Sphinxes, Luxor. Image by R. Todd Nielsen

(This AIA Tour is in its planning stages. Contact us for further information.)

Join us in Egypt for our meticulously-planned itinerary, featuring premium accommodations and a deluxe, four-night Nile River cruise. Visit all the preeminent sites of the pharaohs from Cairo to Luxor, Aswan, and Abu Simbel; plus, thanks to special permissions granted to our group, visit two of Egypt’s most spectacular royal tombs, those of Seti I and Nefertari (both are closed to the public). Four internal flights, all meals and excursions, and more are included. Travel and learn with an Egyptologist, plus a top-notch local guide and trip manager who will handle all logistics and smooth the way. First-time visitors to Egypt, and those who simply wish to experience the best of Egypt again, will appreciate this collection of sites and hotels, as well as the convenience and ease of traveling with our experts.

Itinerary

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(This AIA Tour is in its planning stages. Contact us for further information.)

Day 1 - Depart Home
Day 2 - Arrive Cairo, EGYPT
Day 3 - Cairo | Giza Plateau | Cairo
Day 4 - Cairo | Saqqara | Serrapeum | Cairo
Day 5Cairo | Egyptian Museum | Luxor (East Bank)
Day 6Luxor | Karnak | Luxor Temple | Luxor
Day 7 - Luxor (West Bank) | Valley of the Kings | Deir el Bahari | Luxor
Day 8 - Luxor | Abydos | Dendara | Luxor
Day 9 - Luxor | Valley of the Queens | Deir el Medina | Luxor (East Bank) | Embarkation
Day 10 - Nile Cruising | Edfu
Day 11 - Edfu | Kom Ombo | Aswan
Day 12 - Aswan
Day 13Aswan | Disembarkation
Day 14Aswan | Abu Simbel | Aswan
Day 15Aswan | Cairo
Day 16 - Cairo | U.S.

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If you have any additional questions, please email us at aia@studytours.org (and include your full name) or call us toll-free at (800) 748-6262 (toll: 603-756-2884).