The Secrets of Egypt
& The Nile 2023

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11 Nights  |  3 nights Cairo, Egypt, 7-night roundtrip Luxor Nile River cruise, and 1 night Cairo

DAILY PROGRAM

Oct. 6 – CAIRO – Hotel check-in

Oct. 7 – CAIRO – Egyptian Museum and King Tut’s treasures; Lunch at the famous Naguib Mahfouz Restaurant in Khan El Khalili Bazaar; Citadel of Salah ed-Din and Alabaster Mosque

Oct. 8 – CAIRO – Ancient Memphis sites, including the Zoser Pyramids, Pyramids of Giza, the Great Sphinx and the Solar Boat Museum, including lunch at the historic Mena House Hotel overlooking the Great Pyramids

Oct. 9 – CAIRO/LUXOR – Flight to Luxor • EMBARKATION • Luxor Temple

Oct. 10  – LUXOR – The Valley of the Kings and Queens, the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut at Deir el-Bahari, the Colossi Memnon and exclusive access to the Tomb of Queen Nefertari

Oct. 11 – EDFU – The temple of Horus

Oct. 12 – ASWAN – Visit to the Nubian village of Hessa with lunch, Sunset felucca ride • OPTIONAL: Abu Simbel* Limited amount of space (See below for pricing)

Oct. 13 – ASWAN – The High Dam, the Unfinished Obelisk and Philae Temple
KOM OMBO – The Great Temple of Kom Ombo

Oct. 14 – LUXOR – Karnak Temple

Oct. 15 – QENA – The Great Temple of Abydos of Seti I, The Temple of Hathor in Dendera, Cruise back to Luxor

Oct. 16 – LUXOR – DISEMBARKATION • FLight to Cairo
CAIRO –  Exclusive private tour of the Abdeen Presidential Palace with special farewell lunch at the palace Old Cairo, The Hanging Church and Ben Ezra Synagogue, Hotel check-in

Oct. 17 – CAIRO – Hotel to airport transfer, Return flight home

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PRICING (PER PERSON)

GS – Suite: French & Outside Balcony (430 sq. ft) — $11,725.00 CAD

MS – Suite: French Balcony (400 sq. ft) — $10,934.00 CAD

SA – Suite: French & Outside Balcony (370 sq. ft) — $10,670.00 CAD

SB – Suite: French & Outside Balcony (370 sq. ft) — $10,406.00 CAD

C – French Balcony (226 sq. ft) — $8,955.00 CAD (ONLY 3 rooms left)

D – Fixed Window (194 sq. ft) — $7,767.00 CAD

E – Fixed Window (194 sq. ft) — $7,373.00 CAD

PRICE INCLUDES: 
Group savings and Intra flights. If you are a past AmaWaterways guest, you will also receive Past Guest savings (TBA). Price does NOT include international flights.
Land pricing includes breakfast, city tours, the cruise manager with them, and the transfer to and from the package.

 

INSURANCE WAIVER PLUS

Coverage for any reason cancellation (up to 24 hours prior to the start of AmaWaterways services).

Cancellation penalties are covered with the Future Cruise Credit valid for any sailings within 24 months of the cancellation date. The balance is refunded based on our standard cancellation policy.

PRICE: $175 CAD per person

ADD-ONS — PRE AND POST EXTENSIONS

OPTIONAL EXCURSION

Abu Simbel
Oct. 12 – Aswan

No trip to Egypt would be complete without visiting the more than 3,000-year-old Temples of Abu Simbel. Take an early morning flight to Lake Nasser, home to this UNESCO-designated archaeological treasure, dedicated to Ramses II, one Egypt’s greatest pharaohs, along with the smaller temple dedicated to his beloved chief wife Queen Nefertari. It is truly an indescribable wonder with an equally amazing story.

PRICE: $455.00 CAD per person
LIMITED SPACE!

PRE-EGYPT LAND

Amman and Petra, Jordan
2 Nights Amman and 2 Nights Petra

Oct. 2 – AMMAN – Arrival, transfer

Oct. 3 – AMMAN – JERASH – AMMAN -City tour of Amman’s historic sites, lunch at Kan Zamaan Restaurant, offering an atmospheric setting in a historic caravanserai, before continuing to Saladin’s 12th-century Ajloun Castle. (B,L)

Oct. 4 – AMMAN – MADABA – MT. NEBO – PETRA – Madaba, “The City of Mosaics,” known for its famous mosaics, including the most celebrated of them all, the “Madaba Map”; and Mt. Nebo, one of the most revered sites in Jordan where Moses first viewed the Promised Land, are two of Jordan’s many treasures you’ll see. You’ll then travel to the ancient lost city of Petra where you’ll check in to The Old Village Resort. (B,L)

Oct. 5 – PETRA – Lost for over a thousand years, Petra was only rediscovered in 1812. At the entrance, you’ll walk through the Siq, a nearly 3/4 mile narrow passageway carved into sheer rock walls that rise seemingly into the heavens to the “Khazneh,” (the “Treasury”). You’ll also see the 4,000 seat theatre, the Courts, Qasr Bint Pharaoun, Temple of the Winged Lion and other monuments. Cap the day off with a farewell dinner. (B,D)

Oct. 6 – Depart Petra and fly to Cairo

APPROX. PRICE: $1,979.00 CAD per person 

Price based on 2022 itinerary. The exact amount will be released in January 2021, once space has been made public.

POST-EGYPT LAND

Jerusalem, Israel
4 Nights | 5 days

Oct. 17 – CAIRO – Fly from Egypt to Tel Aviv airport where you’ll be greeted by an AmaWaterways representative and taken on a tour of Tel Aviv and Old Jaffa before going to Jerusalem to check into the 5-star Waldorf Astoria. (B,L)

Oct. 18 – JERUSALEM – You’ll take a short drive to the West Bank to visit Bethlehem, King David’s hometown and Jesus’ birthplace. Tour Manger Square and the UNESCO-designated Church of the Nativity, built above the cave where Jesus was born; and then continue underground to the Gihon Spring, the major water source for Jerusalem for over 1,000 years and crucial to the city’s survival. From here, go to the Jewish quarter and visit the Byzantine Cardo. Not far from here lies the Western Wall, which surrounds the Temple Mount, the holiest site for Jews. Follow Via Dolorosa, the path where Jesus walked to his crucifixion, arriving at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, where Jesus was said to have been crucified. (B,L)

Oct. 19 – JERUSALEM – Embark on a colourful culinary journey to Machne Yehuda Market, also called the shuk, the largest and most beautiful market in Israel. Then, visit the Israel Museum, which houses the Dead Sea Scrolls, the oldest biblical manuscripts in the world as well as rare early medieval biblical manuscripts. (B,L)

Oct. 20 – JERUSALEM – Drive through the Judean Desert to Masada, where you will take a cable car to the top to explore the ancient ruins of Herod’s more than 2,000-year-old palace fortress. In the afternoon, you’ll visit the Dead Sea, which was one of the world’s first health resorts for Herod the Great. You can also enjoy swimming and lunch here. (B,L)

Oct. 21 – Depart Tel Aviv for your flight home

APPROX. PRICE: $4,130.00 CAD per person 

Price based on 2022 itinerary. The exact amount will be released in January 2021, once space has been made public.

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