Egypt is an extraordinary destination no modern-day adventurer should miss. Experience it for yourself with Uniworld’s “Splendours of Egypt & the Nile” river cruise and land journey, now accepting bookings for October 2017. One of the world’s most fascinating and evolved civilizations, this majestic destination has entranced archaeologists and historians for generations. Our 12-day itinerary delves into the ancient Egyptians’ complex belief system, mystifying rituals, brilliant artistry, ingenious feats of engineering, and innovations that changed the course of history.
Uniworld’s tantalizing cruise/journey onboard the most luxurious ship on the Nile—the River Tosca—highlights multiple UNESCO World Heritage Sites and many other astounding locales, including the Temples of Karnak and Luxor, the Valley of the Kings and the tomb of King Tutankhamun, the enigmatic Great Sphinx, and the Pyramids of Giza—the sole survivor of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Venture forth with an Egyptologist as your expert guide. Discover Nubian culture during an exclusive home visit. Indulge in high tea at a historic hotel depicted in Death on the Nile, ride in a traditional sailboat, and revel in superb onshore accommodations.
To cruise the Nile’s legendary waters—surrounded by dramatic scenery and millennia-old sites—is the ultimate way to experience Egypt’s magnificent and enduring heritage.