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O: Egypt Treasures of the Pharaohs with Jordan Extension
November 3-13, 2021 Egypt November 13-17, 2021 Jordan
Join us a repeat of our previous for a 10 day, 9 night tour to see the wonders of ancient Egypt with limited special price international airfare. Our tour will be led by an English speaking Egyptologist. In Cairo, you will see the pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx, Egyptian Museum of Antiquities, Citadel of Saladin, the Mosque of Muhammad Ali one of the grand mosques of Cairo, the Temple of Philae and visit to the worlds oldest marketplace. We will fly to Luxor where we will have a four night cruise on the Nile River. In Luxor, we will visit the Karnak Temple Complex which comprises a vast mix of temples, chapels, pylons, and other buildings. We will visit the Luxor Temple complex, some of the tombs in the Valley of the Kings, the Temple of Horus in Edfu and the unusual Temple of Kom Ombo. We will visit Aswan where you can explore the city and take one of the small felucca boats on the river and visit Abu Simbel which is now part of the itinerary. Many of these treasures of the pharaohs are UNESCO world heritage sites. We will also have an optional pre-trip to visit some of the magnificent buildings and culture of Islamic and Coptic Cairo and whirling Dervish performance.Optional 4 day & 4 night extension to Jordan to see the world famous Petra, one of the amazing ancient wonders and a UNESCO world heritage site. You will visit Madaba and the City of Mosaics to see the mosaic map of Jerusalem and the Holy Land. You will also visit the holy Mountain of Nebo where Moses was buried. There is a city tour of Amman to visit the Jordan Museum and the Dead Sea. The optional Jordan trip cost: TBA includes bus, land transportation, hotels/lodges, most meals, admission fees, walks, and internal airfare.
For complete information go to: https://angeles.sierraclub.org/outdoors/featured_events#EgyptJordan2021