A Journey Into Antiquity: Egypt & The Nile

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  • Start Date Dec 28 2020   End Date Jan 8 2021

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Lecturer
Isabel Stuenkel
Metropolitan Museum of Art
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Travel back in time on a New Year's journey by private plane and riverboat, as you explore the timeless treasures of this fascinating country.

Celebrate the New Year with special access to the timeless treasures of Egypt during a 12-day exploration that combines travel by private plane and deluxe riverboat. Discover the ancient wonders of Giza and Cairo, including the Great Pyramids, the enigmatic Great Sphinx, and the new, highly anticipated Grand Egyptian Museum. Fly to Abu Simbel to see the colossal temples of Ramses II and Queen Nefertari. Continue to Aswan to board the lavishly appointed Sanctuary Nile Adventurer for a four-night cruise up the Nile, exploring legendary temples and tombs along the way.

Optional Jordan postlude.

 
Program Rates From:
$11,999
Summary
• Enjoy up-close access to the paws of the Great Sphinx, venturing beyond the crowd barriers to fully appreciate the scope and scale of this colossal ancient statue
• Delight in the rare opportunity to behold Nefertari's magnificent, 3,000-year-old tomb, where entrance is strictly limited to preserve the integrity of its delicate wall paintings
• Be among the first to tour the highly anticipated Grand Egyptian Museum, projected to open in October 2020, the world's largest archaeological museum and home to an unprecedented collection of Tutankhamun artifacts (pending confirmation)
• Sail the Nile aboard Sanctuary Nile Adventurer, a privately chartered deluxe riverboat known for its air of intimate luxury, and stay at lavish hotels including the Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at the First Residence and the Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan
• Travel by private plane to exquisite Egyptian cities, including Abu Simbel to see the massive temples of Ramses II and Queen Nefertari
Program Rates From:
$11,999
Summary
• Enjoy up-close access to the paws of the Great Sphinx, venturing beyond the crowd barriers to fully appreciate the scope and scale of this colossal ancient statue
• Delight in the rare opportunity to behold Nefertari's magnificent, 3,000-year-old tomb, where entrance is strictly limited to preserve the integrity of its delicate wall paintings
• Be among the first to tour the highly anticipated Grand Egyptian Museum, projected to open in October 2020, the world's largest archaeological museum and home to an unprecedented collection of Tutankhamun artifacts (pending confirmation)
• Sail the Nile aboard Sanctuary Nile Adventurer, a privately chartered deluxe riverboat known for its air of intimate luxury, and stay at lavish hotels including the Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at the First Residence and the Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan
• Travel by private plane to exquisite Egyptian cities, including Abu Simbel to see the massive temples of Ramses II and Queen Nefertari

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