Discover an ancient civilization, a world of wonder, where time is measured by dynasties, and distance by the setting sun. Always bustling, Cairo is a juncture of four worlds: modern and ancient, Christian and Muslim. Explore the Ancient World, the three Pyramids of Giza. The Great Pyramid of Cheops, largest in Egypt is still mysterious 45 centuries after its construction.
Marvel at the majestic Sphinx. Sail the Nile, the world’s longest river, and discover the Valley of the Kings and the magnificent temples along the way. The grandeur and beauty of Ancient Egypt’s colossal monuments never fails to astonish.
Accommodations: Large city hotels from moderate to luxurious, mid-size cruise ships along the Nile.
Gameviewing: Air-conditioned cars and minivans, walking.
Getting Around: Scheduled flights and via cruise ship along the Nile.
Other Attractions: Luxor, 500 miles south of Cairo, has been the site of some of the greatest archeological discoveries. This is where the royal tombs of Seti I, Ramses II and Tutankamon are located in the Valley of the Queens and Valley of the Kings.