Egypt - Highlights & Discoveries
The archaeology of ancient Egypt is one of the most instantly recognisable of all the great civilisations. This is a narrative of power, vision and ambition. The monuments of Egypt are much more than dry and dusty stones – through the real expertise of our Guide Lecturers, we ‘meet’ the real ancient Egyptians: from legendary pharaohs to the humble workers, who built their tombs and palaces.
Our adventure starts in Cairo then on to Luxor, followed by a Nile cruise to Aswan. The grand finale of this journey will be our visit to Egypt’s most impressive temple site, Abu Simbel.
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What to Expect
- Enjoy access to both the grand gallery and royal burial chamber of the Great Pyramid of Khufu
- Discover the impressive temple site of Abu Simbel, which is a real highlight of our tour
- Experience the delights of cruising the Nile while pausing to visit the beautifully preserved temples of Upper Egypt
- Explore the enigmatic Valleys of the Kings & Queens and pay a visit to the exceptionally preserved tomb of Nefertari