Legends of the Nile ~ Featuring Cairo, Luxor, a Nile Cruise & Abu Simbel
Thrill to Egypt’s eternal allure on this exciting, 10-night adventure. Explore the magnificence of ancient Egypt, from the Great Pyramids of Giza and the Valleys of the Kings and Queens to the tomb of King Tutankhamen, guided by a licensed, expert Egyptologist who accompanies you on all excursions. Journey along the Nile River for four nights on a deluxe ship and enjoy five nights in Cairo and one night in Luxor. Stroll through the awe-inspiring Temples of Luxor and Karnak, gaze at Tutankhamen’s glittering burial treasures in the ?Grand Egyptian Museum and marvel at the colossal Great Temple of Ramses II carved out of a mountain in Abu Simbel. Visit Cairo’s venerable mosques and colorful bazaar, plus learn how antiquities are preserved with special access at the Oriental Institute’s Chicago House in Luxor. This active, small-group experience features a Travel Director; four flights within Egypt, including round-trip to Abu Simbel; deluxe and first-class hotels; and an ample meal plan with wine at dinner.