Experience the mythical wonders and ancient treasures of Egypt and the Nile
Uniworld’s Classic Egypt & the Nile itinerary is designed to take you into the heart of ancient Egypt where you will discover a host of wonders. You’ll be swept away by romantic history and powerful legends as you explore this magnificent land with your professionally trained and educated Egyptologist.
Spend time in Cairo where the ancient and the modern coexist in perfect harmony. Come face to face with the mysterious Sphinx that for thousands of years has been kneeling gracefully and looking thoughtfully towards the East. See the sole surviving member of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, the Great Pyramid of Khufu in Giza. Explore the Egyptian Museum, home to the treasures of King Tutankhamen’s tomb.
Traverse the Nile onboard the River Tosca, and let yourself be whisked away to magnificent sites: Karnak Temple—known to the Egyptians as “The Most Perfect of Places”; the Temple of Hathor—one of the best-preserved temples in Egypt; the Valley of the Kings, where many illustrious pharaohs were buried; Kom Ombo, the temple dedicated to two gods; and romantic Philae Temple.
Who will enjoy this cruise: Lovers of myth and mystery will be enchanted by the sites encountered on this journey. And photography buffs will have plenty of opportunities to photograph Egypt’s plentiful temples and grand monuments.