The Ohio State University Alumni Association

Legends of the Nile

March 10 – March 21, 2020 Sold Out


Discover ancient Egypt along the Nile River.

This thrilling 10-night adventure features four nights on a first-class ship, five nights in Cairo and one night in Luxor. The Great Pyramids of Giza, the Valley of the Kings and the tomb of King Tutankhamen come to life with an expert, licensed Egyptologist by your side during all excursions. Stroll the burial grounds at the Temple of Karnak, witness the gold burial mask and sarcophagus of Tutankhamen at the Egyptian Museum and learn how ancient treasures are restored and preserved with special access at the Oriental Institute’s Chicago House in Luxor. Witness the Great Temple of Ramses II carved out of a mountain, seek out fantastic treasures in Cairo’s old bazaar and visit venerable mosques and Coptic Christian churches. This small-group trip includes flights to Luxor and Abu Simbel, first-class hotel and cruise accommodations and an extensive meal program with wine at dinner.

Tour highlights and included features

    • 4 nights in Cairo, Egypt, at the deluxe Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at Nile Plaza.
    • 1 night in Luxor at the first-class Sonesta St. George Luxor Hotel.
    • 4 nights aboard the deluxe Sonesta St. George I.
    • 1 night in Cairo at the first-class InterContinental City Stars Cairo.
    • All transfers in the Land | Cruise Program: internal flights and deluxe motor coaches, plus baggage handling.
    • 10 breakfasts, 8 lunches and 5 dinners, including a Farewell Dinner on board the ship; wine with dinner.
    • Discovery excursions highlight the local culture, heritage and history.
    • An extremely knowledgeable, licensed Egyptologist travels with you on all excursions.
    • AHI Connects: Local immersion.
    • Free time to pursue your own interests.
    • Welcome and Farewell Receptions to mingle with fellow travelers.
    • A personal VOX headset to hear your English-speaking guide clearly.
    • Tipping of drivers and personnel at itinerary stops.
    • Complimentary travel mementos.

Dates March 10 – March 21, 2020 Sold Out

Cost $4,995* (From price. Airfare is not included. All prices are per person, based on double occupancy, and early booking deadlines. Dates, itineraries, and prices are subject to change.)

Type Land

Region Africa

Activity level



Contact Addie Natalie
800-852-TOUR (8687), ext. 3