Discover the many facets of an ancient land cloaked in myth and mystery

The mysterious Sphinx. Towering pyramids. Ancient passageways with dry dust hanging in the air. Burial chambers awash in vivid colors seldom seen by outsiders. The iconic Valley of the Kings. Discover the epic scale of places where for thousands of years kings built temples, shrines, obelisks, and statues. Learn the stories and uncover the ancient history of this place. Sail along the Nile, the centerpiece of your journey, and feel antiquity come alive. Stay at the finest hotels, selected for the proximity to sites of antiquity. Travel by private charter air to enjoy sites on your own schedule, and go aboard the river’s most gracious ship. 

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Egypt aboard Oberoi Philae

Passage Through Egypt

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Length

13 days

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$10,420

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Egypt aboard Oberoi Philae

Passage Through Egypt

Length

13 days

  1. Jan
  2. Feb
  3. Mar
  4. Sep
  5. Oct
  6. Nov
  7. Dec

From

$10,420

Top Highlights

  • Explore the great sites of Ancient Egypt, from the pyramids and the Sphinx to the Valley of the Kings and Abu Simbel, and learn about contemporary life
  • Travel with a certified photo instructor at your side who will give you timely tips in the field to make sure you go home with top photos
  • Sail aboard the privately chartered, 42-guest Oberoi Philae, one of the finest ships on the Nile, and stay in remarkable hotels in Cairo
  • Fly within Egypt aboard chartered aircraft to help you make the most of your time and ensure your comfort
  • Choose an optional extension to Jordan, to add Petra and some of Jordan’s exceptional other sites to your experience

Special Offers

  • BRINGING THE KIDS

    We believe sharing an expedition with your kids or grandkids is a life-enhancing experience. So take $500 off for each child under the age of 18.

  • COMBINING OFFERS

    Certain offers may be combinable, up to two savings opportunities, except where noted otherwise. For example, travel with a group of 8 or more on back-to-back expeditions, and take advantage of both savings.

  • BACK-TO-BACK SAVINGS

    Save 10% on any consecutive journeys taken on board one of our expedition ships. This savings is applicable on voyage fares only, and are not valid on extensions or airfare.

  • TRAVELING AS A GROUP

    Save 5% when traveling as a group of 8 or more people. Take advantage of these great savings, while enjoying traveling with your friends and family. This savings is applicable to voyage fares only, and is not valid on extensions or airfare. Deposit, final payments, and cancellation policies for group travel vary from our regular policies.

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Expedition Highlights

Explore Egypt with special access. Venture into tombs that are normally closed to the public on Luxor's west bank, where we’ve obtained permits for some of the most remarkable sites, including Tutankhamon’s tomb. See King Tut’s mummy, recently returned from the museum to his final resting place. Enter the tomb of Seti I, one of the finest and most colorful tombs in all of Egypt. And the tomb of Nefertari, open to a limited number of visitors each day, has colors so vivid they could have been painted yesterday. And discover modern Egypt through talented and friendly local Egyptologists and welcoming people you’ll meet along the river.

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I walked into the temple and my hair stood up on my arms. It’s that kind of emotional impact.

Don T.

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I have never met anyone who isn't captivated by Egypt in some way throughout their lives. It’s as if we all have a magnet imbedded within us that pulls us to Africa’s northern desert and the land of the Pharaohs.

Sven-Olof Lindblad

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