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2022 2023

Full-day excursion to Cairo

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Full-day excursion to Cairo

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Description

Join us for an excursion to Cairo, “walking in the footsteps of the Pharaohs” (lunch included; approx. 10 hours total, incl. 4 hours round trip). The Giza pyramid complex is home to one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World: the “Great Pyramid of Giza” (137m) whose peak is still covered in the original white "casing stones” made of highly polished white limestone, its neighbors, the Pyramid of Khafra and the Pyramid of Menkaure (exterior views only). Not far from this jewel of symmetry, the Sphinx stands guard, arousing the admiration of passersby. Abou al-Hôl, literally the “Father of Terror” in Arabic, was called Sphinx by the Greeks because he resembled the mythical winged monster, who, according to legend, guarded the Greek city of Thebes, asking a riddle to travelers seeking entry into the city, and killing those who were unable to answer. It is thought to represent the Pharaoh Khafra. We’ll then continue on to visit the Museum of Egyptian Antiquities in Cairo, one of the highlights of the day—housing, among other things, the Treasure of Tutankhamun.

PLEASE NOTE

  • The order of the visits can change.
  • Times are approximate.

Cruises

This shore excursion is available for one or several cruises

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Departure 27/12/2022
Arrival 07/01/2023
Ship : MV La Belle de l'Adriatique Ship category : PREMIUM

* Price based on double occupancy

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Embark on a journey brimming with unparalleled historical abundance.

Voyage to the cradle of civilization and the epicenter of the three monotheistic religions. Jordan's deep history makes it one of the top cultural destinations, so come discover the vast and "God-like" earth T.E. Lawrence fell in love with. Herodotus described Egypt as the "Gift of the Nile." Today, we have been endowed with its ancient legacies of gods and pharaohs. Relaxation and inspiration await you.

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Departure city
START IN 2022
Departure 17/12/2022
Arrival 27/12/2022
Ship : MV La Belle de l'Adriatique Ship category : PREMIUM

* Price based on double occupancy

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Departure 17/12/2022
Arrival 27/12/2022
Ship : MV La Belle de l'Adriatique Ship category : PREMIUM

* Price based on double occupancy

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Departure 18/03/2023
Arrival 27/03/2023
Ship : MV La Belle de l'Adriatique Ship category : PREMIUM

* Price based on double occupancy

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