Cairo, Luxor, Aswan,
Nile River Cruise
Dancing, Folk Music, Culture, History, Art, and Adventure!
When: February 23-March 3, 2024
I can’t wait to go! Reserve my place with my $200 deposit per person.
Day 2: Friday. February 23: Cairo
Day 3: Saturday, February 24
Day 7: Wednesday, February 28: Edfu, Kom Ombo
3:30 a.m. Early morning sail to Edfu
7:30 Breakfast on board
8:30 Meeting at the cruise’s lobby with your Egyptologist to start today’s tour.
The site of Edfu Tell was known as Wetjeset-hor (classical name Apollinopolis Magna), the place where the god Horus was worshipped and where the battle between Horus and his traditional enemy Seth in ancient mythology took place. The Temple of Horus is the most well-preserved and the only one we know to have been completed. Built from sandstone blocks the huge Ptolemaic temple was constructed over the site of a smaller earlier temple.
10:30 Sail to Kom Ombo
13:00: Lunch on board
17:30: Meeting at the cruise’s lobby with your Egyptologist to continue your day’s tour to the Templeshared by the two Gods, Sobek and Haeororis in Kom Ombo
The Temple of Kom Ombo stands on the east bank of the Nile, next to the river, about 4 Km from the town. It was dedicated to two Gods, Horus and Sobek but mainly dedicated to the God Sobek, the crocodile God, together with his wife, in another form of the Goddess Hathor.
20:00: Dinner on board
21:30: Enjoy the Galabeya Party and overnight.
Day 11 : Sunday. March 24: Cairo
Registration: I can’t wait to go! Reserve my place with my $200 deposit per person. Enclosed is my registration deposit of $200 per person. Single supplement: $995. Additional charges: $185 hotel taxes and service. Gratuities and drinks during meals not included. Program subject to change without notice. Cancellations 90 days prior to departure: Total refund. Less than 90 days: No refund. Travel insurance recommended. Total balance due November 15, 2024.