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Explore the Pyramids, Cruise the Nile - Prices from $798 per person
Egypt’s incredibly rich history, vibrant culture, natural and archeological wonders have made it one of the most popular destinations in the world. Home to one of the most advanced civilizations in ancient history, Egypt is a living museum offering a hands-on introduction to the life and times of the Pharaohs with monuments including the Great Pyramids of Giza, the Sphinx and the Valley of the Kings.
Today, Egypt offers explorers a unique glimpse into ancient history, classical antiquity and the modern Arab world. Egypt's visitors are taken on a journey across vast desert expanses, down the quiet banks of the Nile River and into the bustle of lively bazaars-- all while enjoying the comforts of a modern country embracing its ancient past.
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A Few Days in Cairo
Cairo is the largest city in Egypt, Africa, and the Arab World where ancient meets modern off the banks of the Nile River. The city is famous for its beautiful Islamic architecture and glittering modern high rises, but nearby this Egyptian metropolis are the artifacts of the ancient world: the majestic Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx. Explorers will love discovering Egypt's rich ancient history by visiting the Step Pyramids, the Bent Pyramid, the Pyramids of Giza, the Sphinx, and the famous Cairo Egyptian Museum, which houses over 120,000 ancient Egyptian artifacts. However, not to be missed is Egypt's modern history at the mesmerizing mosques and titillating bazaars that populate the old Coptic and Islamic quarters of the city. Cairo is truly the gateway to uncovering Egypt's past and present.
Classic Egypt Plus Abu Simbel
Classic Egypt includes the Cairo five day tour described above plus a three night Nile cruise from Aswan to Luxor, stopping at important temples (Philae, Sobex, Karnak, and Luxor, among others), burial grounds, and the mysterious Valley of the Kings. The Classic Egypt plus Abu Simbel tour will take you to all of these sites plus a day tour of the majestic Abu Simbel temples, the famous temples carved into a stone hillside.
Classic Egypt Plus Alexandria
Classic Egypt includes the Cairo five day tour described above plus a three night Nile cruise from Aswan to Luxor, stopping at important temples (Philae, Horus, Sobek, Karnak, and Luxor, among others), burial grounds, and the mysterious Valley of the Kings. The Classic Egypt plus Alexandria tour includes a day trip to Abu Simbel, site of the famous temples carved into the cliff, and a day trip to Alexandria, a modern port city full of remnants from Egypt's Greek and Roman past. The most powerful Mediterranean city in antiquity, Alexandria was famous for both its lighthouse (one of the destroyed Wonders of the Ancient World) and for being the beacon of Hellenic culture for both Egypt and the Arabian and Indian East.
Off the Beaten Track
This Off the Beaten Track tour takes visitors through Egypt on the roads less traveled. Explorers will travel Egypt by car, camel back, horse-drawn carriage, hot-air balloon, and Nile river boat while dining in local restaurants and even a local home. The tour includes the same sites of Classic Egypt (Cairo, Abu Simbel, Aswan, and Luxor) with extra days in Cairo plus a day trip to the Temple Complexes at Dendera and Abydos. This tour is perfect for those fascinated by Egypt's ancient sites and would like to spend more time exploring the many temples of Egypt.
- Cairo is the capital of Egypt and the largest city in Africa and the Arab world.
- The Step Pyramid of Saqqara is a milestone in the evolution of monumental stone architecture.
- Abu Simbel is home to the two magnificent Temples of Ramses II and Nefertari.
- Alexandria is home to the the Catacombs, Roman Amphitheatre and the Fortress of Qait-bey.
- The West Bank of Luxor includes the Valley of the Kings, Deir El-Bahari Temple, Luxor Temple and the Colossi of Memnon.
- Amman's downtown area (Al-Balad) is where most of Amman's remarkable historical sites are located.
- Mount Nebo (2680 feet above sea level) is a place where Moses gazed at the Promised Land before he died. It is home to a panoramic view of the Holy Land, and the Valley of the River Jordan.
- The city of Petra is one of the new seven wonders of the world where magnificent buildings were carved in the sandstone mountain.
- Jerash is one of the most important and best preserved Roman cities in the Near East.
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