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Egypt: Valley of the Kings for Young Alumni

Bring out the explorer in you and visit the land that gave birth to the first great civilization.

Group camel ride
Apr 28 - May 5, 2024
From Price
Tour Manager

Rileigh Hageman

Trip overview

Bring out the explorer in you and visit the land that gave birth to the first great civilization. Hop on a luxury Nile cruise and visit the city of Edfu, discover the pharaonic temples in the Valley of the Kings, then see timeless treasures at the Egyptian Museum in Cairo. Translate ancient stories told in the beautiful hieroglyphics that line the walls of ancient tombs and partake in a traditional Galabiyah party. Make your childhood dreams come true this year and discover Egypt.

Tour highlights

  • Three nights at first class hotels with private bath/shower, two-share rooms in Cairo
  • Three nights on a five-star deluxe Nile Cruise with private bath/shower, two-share cabins
  • Round-trip economy class air transportation between Cairo and Aswan
  • Ground transportation by air-conditioned motor coach as per itinerary
  • Airport transfers included with purchased international AESU group airfare
  • Domestic airport transfers
  • Six breakfasts, five lunches, six dinners (including welcome and farewell dinners)
  • Camel or horse-back ride
  • Galabiyah party
  • Egyptian Museum in Cairo; see King Tut’s Sarcophagus
  • Traditional Felucca ride on the Nile and much more
  • Guided tours led by a local historian
  • Private tour director for the entire duration of the land tour
  • All service charges and local taxes

*All prices are per person, based on double occupancy, and early booking deadlines. Dates, itineraries, and prices are subject to change. 


  • Aswan site of cataract rapids
  • Monuments of the world’s Seven Wonders
  • Saqqara tombs
  • Ancient hieroglyphics
  • Step Pyramid
  • Giza Plateau and Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx
  • Red Pyramids
  • Bent Pyramid
  • Kephren’s Pyramid
  • Phalie Temple
  • Unfinished Obelisk
  • Kom Ombo Temple
  • Edfu Temple
  • King Tut’s Sarcophagus
  • Valley of the Kings
  • Queen Hatshepsut’s Temple
  • Memnon Colossi
  • Karnack Temple
  • Luxor Temple and much more


  • Day 1 - Depart US for Cairo
  • Day 2 - Cairo
  • Day 3 - Cairo
  • Day 4 - Cairo - flight to Aswan and embark ship
  • Day 5 - Nile River cruise to Luxor
  • Day 6 - Nile River cruise - Valley of the Kings
  • Day 7 - Nile River cruise - flight to Cairo
  • Day 8 - Return to US

Preferred Travel Insurance

USI Travel Insurance Services is the preferred provider of travel insurance for The Ohio State University. We highly recommend that you review this information and consider insurance to protect yourself and your investment. USI is a comprehensive plan that offers three options, allowing you to select the coverage that best suits your needs. You can find additional details, request a quote and purchase a plan online at or by calling 1-800-937-1387.


Visit the AESU website to learn about the terms and conditions.