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$4,697 total price air and land inclusive from Boston (includes airline taxes and fees; pricing from other gateway cities available)

Accompanied by an expert Egytian guide, this singular small group journey through antiquity travels from vibrant Cairo and the Great Pyramids to Abu Simbel and the Upper Nile for a fascinating cruise on Lake Nasser. Next: a classic voyage along the lower Nile from Aswan to Luxor before returning to Cairo.

Highlights include:
* Cairo's intriguing ancient sites, including the Great Pyramids, Sphinx, Memphis, Sakkara
* Old Cairo touring
* Renowned Egyptian Museum
* Abu Simbel's dramatic temples
* Deluxe Lake Nasser cruise through ancient Nubian homeland
* Aswan's Temples at Kalabsha
* Nile felucca sail
* Deluxe Nile River cruise
* Aswan Dam tour
* Ancient temple complexes at Karnak and Luxor, including Valley of the Kings and Valley of the Queens
* Egypt's inestimable historic atmosphere

Event Itinerary 

Day 1: Depart US for Cairo, Egypt
Day 2: Arrive Cairo
Day 3: Cairo
Day 4: Cairo
Day 5: Cairo / Abu Simbel / Embark Lake Nasser Cruise
Day 6: Lake Nasser Cruising - Kasr Ibrim / Amada / Wadi el-Seboua
Day 7: Lake Nasser Cruising - Valley of the Lions / Aswan
Day 8: Disembark / Aswan / Embark Nile Cruise Ship
Day 9: Nile Cruising - Kom Ombo / Edfu / Luxor
Day 10: Nile Cruising - Luxor / West Bank
Day 11: Nile Cruising - Luxor / East Bank
Day 12: Disembark / Luxor
Day 13: Luxor / Cairo
Day 14: Cairo
Day 15: Depart for US

Optional four night post-tour: Petra & Amman, Jordan

**Itinerary and pricing subject to change up until date of brochure publication**

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This trip involves considerable walking on uneven terrain and at sites of ancient ruins.


Roger Ulrich

Roger Ulrich '77 joined the Classics Department of Dartmouth College in 1989, after teaching in the Department of Art History at Rice University in Houston, Texas for five years. Areas of particular interest and study for Professor Ulrich include Roman architecture and ancient technology. His book, "Roman Woodworking," was published in 2007; he was also a contributor and co-editor of the "Blackwell Companion to Roman Architecture," published in 2013. He has been developing a new website that focuses on Trajan's Column, and he is also developing an online Flickr database of images from the Roman world for use by the general public, students, and professionals. With research support from Dartmouth College he has been developing ways to capture artifacts and archaeological sties with a 3D camera, and he designed a classroom at Dartmouth to view these images with students. Professor Ulrich served as chair of the Classics Department from 2007-2012.

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Dartmouth Exclusive
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Odysseys Unlimited, Inc.