Delve into vibrant Cairo, encounter ancient wonders from the Great Pyramids to Abu Simbel, and sail to the temples of the Nile on a 3-night cruise from Aswan to Luxor.

Starting at: $5,495 * Includes airfare, taxes & all fees Make a Reservation Ask Us A Question or Call 855-330-1542
 The grand Hypostyle Hall at the Temple of Karnak, Luxor
 Smithsonian Journeys travelers at Luxor
 The enigmatic Sphinx and Pyramids of Giza
 Funerary mask of Tutankhamen, Cairo's Museum of Egyptian Antiquities
 The restored barge at the Solar Boat Museum, Cairo. Credit: Egyptian Tourism Bureau
 Alley in Khan el-Khalili Bazaar, Cairo
 The great Temple of Ramses II at Abu Simbel
 Panoramic view of Abu Simbel
 The Temple of Philae, near Aswan
 Architectural detail, Temple of Philae, near Aswan
 Traditional felucca on the Nile
 Temple of Kom Ombo
 The gods Horus and Sobek, Kom Ombo
 Detail seen at Kom Ombo, along the Nile
 Deity at the Temple of Horus at Edfu
 Temple of Horus at Edfu
 The tomb of Ramses II, Valley of the Kings. Credit: Egyptian Tourism Bureau
 Wall decoration in tomb in the Valley of the Queens. Credit: Egyptian Tourism
 Mortuary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, Valley of the Queens
 Traveler exploring a temple in Egypt
 The Pyramids of Giza
 Obelisk at the Temple of Karnak, Luxor
 Avenue of Sphinxes, Luxor
 Evening at the Temple of Luxor
 The Great Pyramids of Giza

Ancient Egypt and the Nile

Featuring Abu Simbel

14 days from $5,495 | includes airfare, taxes and all fees

Delve into vibrant Cairo, encounter ancient wonders from the Great Pyramids to Abu Simbel, and sail to the temples of the Nile on a 3-night cruise from Aswan to Luxor.

or Call 855-330-1542

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WHAT OUR TRAVELERS SAY

I dreamed for so long of visiting Egypt. When I went with Smithsonian, it was everything I ever imagined. Literally a dream come true. Thanks you for such a magical, wonderful experience! 

- Elizabeth, S.

The trip to Egypt is a chance of a lifetime. The sites are amazing. I always felt safe. Our tour director was wonderful…

- Sara J.

I hadn’t realized the major role ancient Egypt played in world history. This trip was a fascinating - even magical - experience.

- Jane F.

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