12 days

From £4,595

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Summary

The archaeology of ancient Egypt is one of the most instantly recognisable of all the great civilisations. This is a narrative of power, vision and ambition. The monuments of Egypt are much more than dry and dusty stones – through the real expertise of our Guide Lecturers, we ‘meet’ the real ancient Egyptians: from legendary pharaohs to the humble workers, who built their tombs and palaces.

Our adventure starts in Cairo then on to Luxor, followed by a Nile cruise to Aswan. The grand finale of this journey will be our visit to Egypt’s most impressive temple site, Abu Simbel.

Explore MS Farah

Welcome aboard the MS Farah, the Nile’s finest cruise ship. Step onto the polished floor and into the triple height foyer. The cabins are equally as impressive with comfortable furnishings, Egyptian cotton no less, each room is equipped with a private bathroom, TV and luxury amenities. After a day of sightseeing ancient monuments, relax in the contemporary lounge bar on board, or enjoy an evening in the steam room and sauna.

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Tour highlights:

  • Enjoy access to both the grand gallery and royal burial chamber of the Great Pyramid of Khufu
  • Discover the impressive temple site of Abu Simbel, which is a real highlight of our tour
  • Experience the delights of cruising the Nile while pausing to visit the beautifully preserved temples of Upper Egypt
  • Explore the enigmatic Valleys of the Kings & Queens and pay a visit to the exceptionally preserved tomb of Nefertari

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Today's Price
£4,595

Benefit from this limited time offer:

  • Pay a low deposit of £0, was £500.

Single supplement: £725

Includes flights

Meet your Experts

Lucia Gahlin

Guide Lecturer

Lucia Gahlin is a specialist in the archaeology of Ancient Egypt and has been leading archaeological tours to Egypt for over 20 years. She is an Honorary Research Associate at University College London’s Institute of Archaeology.

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Pyramid of Khufu & the Great Sphinx
Tour dates & prices

Included in your cost:

  • Expert Guide Lecturer
  • Professional Tour Manager
  • Local travel aboard a private air-conditioned coach
  • Accommodation
  • Meals as per the itinerary, tea or coffee with dinner
  • Entries to all sites as per the itinerary
  • All taxes & gratuities
  • Field notes
Tour Departure Tour ID Departure date Return Date Guided by Price Deposit Single Supp. Offer Availability
20 October 2020 AEGH201020 20 October 2020 (Tuesday) 31 October 2020 (Saturday) Lucia Gahlin £4,595
(inc. flights)
£0
£500
£725 Call for availability
16 March 2021 AEGH210316 16 March 2021 (Tuesday) 27 March 2021 (Saturday) Lucia Gahlin £5,695
(inc. flights)
£99
£500
£950 £5,295
save £400
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14 September 2021 AEGH210914 14 September 2021 (Tuesday) 25 September 2021 (Saturday) Lucia Gahlin £5,675
(inc. flights)
£99
£500
£950 £5,375
save £300
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