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Sail to the Sphinx & pyramids

See the Great Pyramids of Giza, last of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World still standing. Explore Luxor and Karnak, then ride a hot air balloon over the Valleys of the Kings and Queens. Be moved by the lovely Temple of Isis at Philae, reachable only by boat. Behold Abu Simbel, perched above Lake Nasser, then cruise this serene waterway. The Nile is Egypt’s lifeblood, and our 12-day sojourn is the best, most comprehensive Nile cruisetour available today.

  • 4-night Nile River cruise with river-view stateroom
  • 3-night Lake Nasser cruise with river-view stateroom
  • 3 nights in Cairo: moderate deluxe Sofitel Cairo El Gezirah; 1 night in Cairo: superior first class Cairo CityStars (or similar)
  • Fully escorted 17 guided tours led by experienced Egyptologists
  • Most meals: 11 breakfasts, 9 lunches & 9 dinners, featuring regional specialties and including Welcome Cocktail Reception & Dinner
  • Complimentary wine, beer and soft drinks with onboard dinner and lunch
  • All tipping & gratuities
  • Visit 4 UNESCO World Heritage Sites
  • Intra-Egypt flights
  • Culture Curriculum: Enjoy the in-depth narration by our Egyptologist guides; attend a Nubian evening event aboard; ride a camel
  • All port charges

More days means more to discover, with extension packages you can add before or after your Viking cruise or cruisetour. Maximize the value of your overseas flight and enjoy additional days to explore your embarkation or disembarkation city, or see a new destination altogether with a choice of exciting cities.