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Splendours of Egypt & the Nile | Cairo to Cairo | 12 Days
For 12 adventure-filled days, experience Egypt and the Nile’s most wondrous sites in style and luxury.
Set sail on an eight-day voyage onboard the all-suite River Tosca. Wander amongst the towering ruins of the Temple of Karnak, the world’s largest ancient religious complex, and the entrancing Temple of Luxor.
Visit temples dedicated to Hathor, Horus, and other mythological figures, and pay homage to the country’s first female ruler at the Temple of Hatshepsut. Follow in the footsteps of renowned scholars and explorers as you venture forth into the Valley of the Kings, the ancient burial grounds of Egyptian royalty. Get acquainted with Nubian culture during a home visit with a local family, and enjoy an exhilarating ride in a felucca, a traditional Nile River sailboat.
This captivating itinerary begins and ends in Cairo, where you’ll visit the famous Egyptian Museum and its stupendous and unrivaled collection of pharaonic artifacts, including treasures recovered from the tomb of King Tutankhamun. Journey to Giza to gaze upon the mighty ancient Pyramids and the timeworn, enigmatic Sphinx—iconic images that continue to amaze. An enchanting land of marvels, myths, and wonders old and new, Egypt is an extraordinary destination no culturally curious traveller will want to miss.
Travel onboard the elegant River Tosca, a luxurious floating boutique hotel that will carry you from one incredible location to the next. Along the way, you’ll enjoy onboard entertainment showcasing local traditions and Egyptian and Nubian culture.
Spend your days onshore with a trained Egyptologist. Touch the worn stones of ancient temples and see the Pyramids with your very own eyes. Walk in the footsteps of intrepid explorers and visit with friendly Nubian villagers. These experiences and more await you on Uniworld’s Nile River cruise/journey.
With Uniworld’s carefully crafted pre- and post-cruise optional land packages, you can spend even more time in world-class destinations.
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