Egypt & the Eternal Nile with Ambassador Mark Johnson
February 25 - March 11
Your remarkable 15-day small group journey through antiquity begins in Cairo and its environs with the Egyptian Museum and Memphis’s open-air museum. Continue on to the astounding Pyramids of Giza with their Great Sphinx. Embark on a fascinating three-night Lake Nasser cruise through ancient Nubia from Abu Simbel to Aswan, visiting important temples en route. A classic four-night Nile cruise takes you from Aswan to Luxor, exploring splendid temples and statuary including the Valley of the Kings and Valley of the Queens. Return to Cairo for a U.S. Embassy briefing. Discover fabled “rose-red” Petra, ancient Jerash, and the capital of Amman, with an optional 5-day/4-night Jordan post-tour extension.
$5,297 including air from Boston, New York, or Washington, DC. (other gateways available)
Egypt & the Nile
“I enjoyed everything – the people on the tour, the sites, the history, learning about the culture, eating the food, etc. – the whole experience.” - Ellie Hamel, PA
“Ambassador Mark Johnson was a great speaker. His wealth of experience and keen insights were incisively relevant to today’s international situation.” – David Rickey, TX