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Discover Egypt, ancient & modern on a 12-day River Cruise

Uncover the ancient secrets of Egypt while experiencing the welcoming culture of today on a 12-day Nile cruisetour into the heart of Egypt.

from

$8,295

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Journey Overview

Cairo to Cairo

12 Day River Cruise

Year round departures
2022 Almost Sold  Out!

Excludes June & July

Uncover the ancient secrets of Egypt while experiencing the welcoming culture of today. See the pyramids from astride a majestic camel. Wander among 136 soaring pillars in Karnak Temple. Explore Dendera, one of Egypt’s best-preserved and less frequented temples. Skim the waters of the Nile by traditional felucca. Delight in the fragrances of Aswan’s spice market. Join Viking and our expert Egyptologists on a 12-day Nile cruisetour into the heart of Egypt.

Trip Highlights

Great pyramids, magnificent cities, massive temples and a fertile agriculture all grew on the banks of the Nile River. Today, they have re-emerged from beneath desert sands to reveal the secrets of one of the world’s most advanced cultures. Here are some of the highlights that you will see on an Egypt river cruise:

  • Millennia-old treasures in Cairo’s Egyptian Museum
  • The Great Pyramids of Khufu, Khafre and Menkaure
  • The mighty Citadel of the Mountain Sprawling temples of Luxor and Karnak in Luxor
  • Tombs of the Valley of the Kings
  • The remarkably preserved Dendera Temple complex
  • Esna’s towering Temple of Khnum
  • Aswan’s Nile via felucca sail
  • A Nubian home and school visit
  • Horse-drawn calèche ride to Edfu’s Temple of Horus

Itinerary

Meet the Ships

Viking Osiris

Owned and operated by Viking, Viking Osiris is a brand new vessel, the most upscale ship in Egypt. Specifically built to navigate the Nile, she is a state-of-the-art vessel—designed in the clean, elegant Scandinavian aesthetic for which Viking is known. Accommodating just 82 guests, she offers the ultimate in comfort

Viking Ra

Owned and operated by Viking, Viking Ra was specifically built to navigate the Nile. She was completely stripped down to her steel frame and reconfigured to be a modern, elegant vessel, launched in 2018. Fully reimagined to international standards and Viking design specifications, she is now an all-suite, state-of-the art ship with the clean, elegant Scandinavian design for which Viking is known. Accommodating just 52 guests, she offers the ultimate in comfort.

MS Antares

The Viking-operated MS Antares is a classic ship, your floating oasis as you immerse yourself in ancient Egypt. Specifically built to navigate the Nile, she is a spacious, state-of-the-art vessel with a refined, understated ambiance. Her spa facilities, Sun Deck, pool and revitalizing amenities provide a serene haven from which to explore this culturally rich destination. Accommodating just 62 guests, MS Antares offers the ultimate in comfort and relaxation.

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Pricing is correct as of 16/10/2020. Availability and pricing are subject to change at any time. Itinerary is subject to change and operation is subject to weather conditions, prevailing conditions and local arrangements may cause variation. Offer is subject to change or availability at time of booking and may be withdrawn without notice. Prices listed are in Australian dollars, per person, based on double occupancy. All fares and offers are for new bookings only as of 01 September 2020. Book by 30 November 2020 to qualify. Prices include port charges and all gratuities. Viking River Cruises reserves the right to correct or revise pricing or dates throughout the season. Conditions apply. Price listed above are subject to seasonality and availability, and may change without prior notice. Travel insurance is recommended please ask us for a quote. Payment by credit card attracts a merchant fee. Full terms and conditions provided at the time of booking.