Trip combines Nile River cruise with tour of Egypt’s pyramids and antiquities

Scenic cruises’ Nile tour is on Sanctuary Sun Boat III, which has cabanas on the pool deck.

Step into the land of the pharaohs and explore the wonders of Egypt on a five-day Nile cruise combined with a six-day land tour.

The Scenic cruise departs Cairo and sails past villages and temples on the way to Luxor and Aswan.

Excursions include visits to the open-air temple complex of Karnak, Cairo’s Egyptian Museum, the pyramids and sphinx, the Valley of the Kings and the temples of Ramses II and his wife Nefertari.

On-board entertainment includes belly dancing and whirling dervishes, and other Egyptian entertainment and music.


Dates: August through November, and dates in 2019

Price: $6,395 per person, double occupancy. Includes cabin, meals and excursions. International airfare not included.   

Info: Scenic, (857) 201-0987



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