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.
Viking Inclusive Value
WE INCLUDE MORE FEATURES & SERVICES THAN OTHERS:
One complimentary shore excursion in every port of call
Free Wi-Fi (connection speed may vary)
Visits to UNESCO Sites
Enrichment lectures & Destination Performances
Beer, wine & soft drinks with onboard lunch & dinner
24-hour specialty coffees, teas & bottled water
Port taxes & fees
Ground transfers with Viking Air purchase
YOUR STATEROOM INCLUDES:
River-view two-room suites
Hotel-style bed with optional twin-bed configuration; luxury linens & pillows
Separate seating area
Two flat-screen TVs with infotainment & satellite
110 volt outlets & USB ports
Refrigerator; security safe; hair dryer
Spacious glass-enclosed shower
Premium toiletries; plush robes & slippers
Stateroom steward & twice-daily housekeeping
Day by Day
Day 1 - Cairo, Egypt
The heart of Egypt beats in Cairo with an unbridled passion.
Day 2 - Cairo, Egypt
It has been said of Egypt's exhilarating capital, "He who has not seen Cairo has not seen the world."
Day 3 - Cairo, Egypt
Cairo's very age mesmerizes; its monuments have stood here for more than 5,000 years.
Day 4 - Luxor, Egypt
Called the "Hundred-Gated City" by Greek historian Homer, Luxor is set on the east bank of the Nile River.
Day 5 - Luxor, Egypt
Luxor is lined with beautiful colonial hotels and some of the world's most ancient and significant ruins.
Day 6 - Qena, Egypt
Known in ancient Egypt as Caene, Qena's situation on the banks of the Nile River has bolstered its prosperity over millennia.
Day 7 - Esna, Egypt
Ancient Egyptians knew Esna as Latopolis, named for the largest of the perch species that swam in the Nile's sacred waters.
Day 8 - Aswan, Egypt
Aswan is as vital and vibrant today as its ancient past is alluring and mysterious. The name comes from the ancient Egyptian word for trade, and thanks to the city's position linking north and south, it is a rich marketplace of cultures.
Day 9 - Aswan, Egypt
Aswan has long been a terminus town on the Nile, where traders began, ended or paused their long journeys.
Day 10 - Edfu, Egypt
Edfu, a city on the west bank of the Nile, is home to the temple of the falcon-headed god Horus.
Day 11 - Luxor, Egypt
A timeless city on the Nile, Luxor is one of the world's great open air museums.
Day 12 - Cairo, Egypt
This mesmerizing city, the Nile its life-giving artery, was made prosperous over millennia as a stopover for Sahara caravans on trade routes to Byzantium.
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