b'EgyptEternal Egypt and the Nile: A Journey Through TimeEmbark on an extraordinary Egyptian odyssey that combines timeless wonders with immersive cultural encounters. Guided by an expert, licensed Egyptologist throughout the journey, marvel at the magnificence of ancient Egypt from Gizas pyramids and the enigmatic Sphinx to Abu Simbels colossal statues. Cruise along the mighty Nile to explore royal tombs in the Valleys of the Kings andQueens and resplendent temples in Luxor and Karnak. On a comprehensive exploration of Cairo, examine Tutankhamenstreasures in the new Grand Egyptian Museum, delve into the citysCoptic and Islamic history with in-depth visits through Old and Medieval Cairo and gain insight into daily life for Cairenes today. Delve deeper at the Pyramids of Dahshur, the ruins of the ancient capital of Memphis, Sakkara and the Step Pyramid of Djoser - considered thefirst pyramid and the worlds oldest man-made stone structure. Throughout your journey, uncover ancient wonders and vibrant cultural experiences that create a deep connection to this historic land and its people.ITINERARY12 nights| Cairo, 3 nights; fly to Abu Simbel/Aswan, 1 night; embark Nile riverboat, 4 nights; fly to Cairo, 4 nights; day room for late night departuresHIGHLIGHTSExplore Egypts rich history at the new Grand Egyptian MuseumEnjoy exclusive inside access with privileged visits accompanied by site directors, who discuss new findings not yet open to the publicVisit the awe-inspiring temples of Abu Simbel on an included excursionExplore the Nile Valleys temples, treasures and villages from the comfort of a four-night cruise aboard a Five-star riverboatDiscover Dendara Temple Complex, one of the best-preserved temple complexes of ancient Egypt, famed for its remarkable architecturaldetails, intricate reliefs and stunning artworkEngage with and support a local community through a Center forConservation & Community project that empowers women and familiesFour internal flights Cairo-Aswan-Abu Simbel-Aswan; and LuxorCairo included Prices Starting From$7,799 per personGroup Size: Maximum 22 travelers Season: October-AprilAccommodations: Five-star hotels and Nile ship History Culture River CruiseArcheology WorldActive Travel Religions 10 Conservancy Travel|conservancytravel.org'