See the wonders of ancient Egypt, including the Great Sphinx, the Pyramids of Giza, and the Colossi of Memnon, with expert Egyptologist guides accompanying you and talks and Q&As from historian and Agatha Christie expert Lucy Worsley
When it comes to awe-inspiring archaeological treasures, there
is nowhere on earth quite like Egypt. From the Great Pyramids of
Giza to the Valley of the Kings, it's a country that's home to some
of the most astonishing architectural wonders ever to have
On this unmissable trip, you'll have the opportunity to tour
many of Egypt's most fascinating sights in the company of Agatha
Christie expert Lucy Worsley, who'll share her knowledge of the
famous author's work during Q&As and talks, and join you on
This captivating itinerary begins and ends in Cairo, where
you'll visit the famous Egyptian Museum and marvel at its
unrivalled collection of pharaonic artefacts, and travel to Giza to
gaze upon the mighty Pyramids and the Great Sphinx.
From Cairo you'll fly to Luxor, where your Nile cruise begins.
You'll board the opulent River Tosca, which will be your home on
the water for the next seven nights. Your suite will be fitted with
the finest, locally-made products -including Egyptian cotton linens
on the custom-made beds.
On the cruise you will visit magnificent temples including Kom
Ombo, Philae, and Edfu and see the Valley of the Kings, the ancient
burial grounds of Egyptian royalty. There are several more
fascinating stops along the way, including the towering twin
statues known as the Colossi of Memnon.
As you sail along the Nile on board River Tosca, you'll have
plenty of chances to relax and recharge. Spend some time sipping
sundowners on deck, taking a swim in the on-deck swimming pool, or
kicking back in one of the sumptuously decorated lounges.
If you'd like to visit even more spectacular archaeological
sites during your trip, ask about our pre-cruise extension in
Jordan. You'll spend three nights in Amman before visiting the Wadi
Rum desert and the astonishing ancient city of Petra, carved out of
red sandstone some 2,000 years ago.