Ancient Egypt & the Nile River
90% of travelers rated this trip excellent
The overall traveler excellence rating is based on the results of post trip surveys completed by travelers who have taken this trip. Travelers can choose to rate their experience “excellent,” “good,” “fair,” and “poor;” this percentage indicates how many travelers rated their experience “excellent.” More than 70% of travelers complete this survey after returning from their trip. Travelers rate excellence across their entire travel experience, focusing on the categories below:
- Trip Experience Leader: 96% of travelers rated their Trip Experience Leader “excellent,” citing his or her facilitation of people-to-people interactions, communication skills, and overall performance.
- Learning & Discovery: 91% of travelers rated the learning and discovery activities on this adventure “excellent,” citing its authentic cultural experiences and controversial conversations.
- Solo Women Excellence: 92% of solo women travelers who joined us independently or shared a room with a mother, daughter, sister, or friend rated their experience on this adventure “excellent.”
More than 660 solo travelers joined us on this adventure in the past two years—either independently or sharing a room with a mother, daughter, sister, or friend. 88% of these solo travelers rated their adventure excellent. We have a limited number of low-cost single supplements on this adventure and optional trip extensions—a savings of $200-$1,000 per person compared to other travel companies. Plus, in 2021, we have 47% more single spaces than in 2019, with up to 12 single spaces per departure. And we currently have 133 single spaces available across all of our 2021 & 2022 departures .
Pre-trip: Israel & Jordan: Jerusalem, Masada & the Dead Sea, Petra & Amman
8 nights from only $2395
Travel from only $300 a night
Post-trip: Alexandria: History & Romance
4 nights from only $945
Travel from only $237 a night
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Take in views of daily Egyptian life from your seat on the Aten (Sun) Deck. As you sail, sit back and let the rhythm of everyday life along the river wash over you. Witness Cairo’s graceful felucca sailboats gliding past—while on the opposite bank, a farmer tends to his cattle and children splash in the shallows nearby.
Experience your small ship sailing in and out of Egyptian ports from your private balcony on the Akhenaten Deck. Plus, your cabin is located with easy access to the Sun Deck, so you can make your way topside for panoramic views.
The Meritaten Deck also features a private balcony for two in each cabin, so you can take in views of the Nile from the upper deck. To cool off from the warmth of the Egyptian sun, head one level up to the covered open deck or the dipping pool.
On the Tutankhamun Deck, which also features a private balcony, you’re in close proximity to the reception area and bar & lounge. For relaxation, the lounge features inviting leather couches and soft chairs. When it’s time for meals, head down to our large, open-seating dining room.
The Amarna Deck features the open-seating restaurant, where you'll gather with your fellow travelers to dine on regional specialties and American favorites.