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Sossusvlei dunes, Naukluft National Park
$5,243
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Highlights of Namibia

10 Day Itinerary
  • Climb sand dunes
  • Visit a UNESCO Heritage Site
  • Track the rhino
Activities:
Archaeological Sites, Kayaking, Land, Local Market, Urban Exploration, Village Visit, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Namibia's landscape is as diverse as it is vast, even by Africa standards. This small-group tour offers travelers the opportunity to explore the highlights of Namibia in just 10 fascinating days. You will climb some of the world's highest free-standing sand dunes in Sossusvlei, search for …
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Nile River
$7,500
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Treasures of Egypt

13 Day Itinerary aboard Sanctuary Sun Boat III
  • Tour the Valley of the Kings
  • Soak in views of the Great Pyramids
  • Cruise to Aswan home of the Nubians
  • Visit the impressive Abu Simbel
Starts/ Ends in:
Cairo / Cairo
Activities:
Archaeological Sites, Land & Sea, Local Market, River Cruise, Spa & Relaxing, Urban Exploration, Village Visit
Activity Level:
Relaxed
During this 13-day Egypt tour, the explorer in you will rejoice over what is arguably the biggest concentration of ancient wonders in the world. Pyramids, tombs, and temples – Egypt’s glorious past is yours to discover. At Giza Plateau gaze upon the marvels of the Great Pyramids and the …
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The pyramids of Giza
$8,095
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Egypt in Depth

14 Day Itinerary aboard Sanctuary Sun Boat III
  • Tour the Great Pyramids
  • Visit the Osiris temple in Philae
  • Relax on the shores of the Red Sea
  • Discover Quwwn Hatshepsut's temple
Starts/ Ends in:
Cairo / Cairo
Activities:
Archaeological Sites, Land & Sea, Local Market, River Cruise, Spa & Relaxing, Urban Exploration, Village Visit
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Going with the flow on this luxury 14-day cruise in Egypt, follow the course of the ancient pharaohs’ processions as you cruise leisurely up the Nile and discover ancient wonders and timeless villages along its banks. Everything in Egypt seems to be on an impossibly grand scale – …
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City of Haifa
$5,845
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Ancient World Wonders

12 Day Itinerary aboard Emerald Azzurra
  • Explore Qaitbay Citadel
  • Cruise across the iconic Suez Canal
  • Relax in the Sharm el-Sheikh resort
  • Marvel at ancient wonders
Starts/ Ends in:
Limassol / Aqaba
Activities:
Archaeological Sites, Small Ship Cruise, Urban Exploration
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Work your way south from the Cypriot city of Limassol, to the northern Israeli port city of Haifa to see theUNESCO World Heritage Site ofBah’ai Gardens and onwards to Ashdod which marks the starting point for pilgrimage to the Holy Land. Visit the city of Alexandria and tour the Qaitbay …
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Enjoy a fire on the beach
$5,196
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Hidden Zimbabwe

8 Day Itinerary
  • Go on safari in Gonarezhou Park
  • Tour the Great Zimbabwe Monument
  • Track rhino and hike Matobo Hills
  • Learn about Zimbabwe culture
Activities:
Archaeological Sites, Fishing, Land, Village Visit, Wilderness Lodge, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Easy Active
Tour regions in Zimbabwe seldom visited on this 8-day trip. Stay in a safari camp near the World Heritage Site of Matobo Hills. Track black or white rhino and hike through the breathtaking granite castle kopjes. Tour the Great Zimbabwe Monument outside of Masvingo and continue south to Gonarezhou …
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Vanessa and the elephants
$1,989
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Hwange National Park

4 Day Itinerary
  • Watch elephants from the lodge deck
  • Spot wildlife in Hwange Park
  • Tour Mandavu Dam or Mtoa Ruins
Activities:
Archaeological Sites, Land, Wilderness Lodge, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Stay three nights at Nehimba Lodge while on safari in Hwange National Park. Enjoy game drives, night drives, walking safaris and visits to other highlights of Hwange National Park while at this safari lodge. Watch elephants venture to the popular watering hole right out in front of the safari lodge …
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Relax on Egypt's coast
$6,550
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From the Aegean to the Red Sea

Athens to Aqaba - 11 Day Itinerary aboard Le Jacques Cartier
  • View major ancient civilisations
  • Explore the Great Pyramids of Giza
  • Discover Petra and Wadi Rum
  • Visit the Acropolis in Athens
Starts/ Ends in:
Athens / Aqaba
Activities:
Archaeological Sites, Small Ship Cruise
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark in Athens, the mythical city dominated by the Acropolis, and discover the charming town of Nafplion, the departure point for visiting the famous Epidaurus Theatre and the Mycenae site, listed as World Heritage by UNESCO.Le Jacques Cartierwill then take you to Rhodes, whose old medieval town, …
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Sharm el-Sheikh
$3,315
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The Best of the Red Sea

8 Day Itinerary aboard Emerald Azzurra
  • Visit the Sharm el-Sheikh resort
  • Relax in Safaga's beaches
  • Enjoy Eilat's vibrant nightlife
  • See wonders of the ancient world
Starts/ Ends in:
Aqaba / Aqaba
Activities:
Archaeological Sites, Small Ship Cruise
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This 8-day round-trip cruise of Aqaba aboard the Emerald Azzurra incorporates visits to the Egyptian resort town of Sharm el-Sheikh, renowned for its stunning beaches and azure waters, lined with a bustling bar and café culture. Sail to Safaga, on the coast of the Red Sea, and onto Nuweibaa …
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Bahai Gardens and temple
$3,295
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Holy Land at Christmas Time

8 Day Itinerary aboard Emerald Azzurra
  • Visit the Bah’ai Gardens
  • Explore the coastal city of Ashdod
  • Experience Mediterranean holidays
  • Visit ancient holy sites
Starts/ Ends in:
Limassol / Limassol
Activities:
Archaeological Sites, Small Ship Cruise, Urban Exploration
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Board Emerald Azzurra for a holiday cruise discovering fascinating sites in the Mediterranean on this 8-day voyage.The ship leaves Limassol, Cyprus and sails to Port Said, Haifa, and Ashdod. In Limassol, the cosmopolitan marina is contrasted with its 14th-century castle. Visit Port Said and the …
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Entrance of Luxor Temple, Egypt
$1,790
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Gods, Kings & Pharaohs

8 Day Itinerary aboard Harmony V
  • Cross the Suez Canal
  • Discover Luxor
  • Explore the Valley of the Kings
  • Admire Aqaba's Roman architecture
Starts/ Ends in:
Suez Canal / Aqaba
Activities:
Archaeological Sites, Small Ship Cruise
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embrace your wanderlust and discover the world on a deeper level. Cross the Suez Canal, discover Israel, Egypt, and Jordan. An expert Egyptologist onboard and onshore will enhance your experience with insights that bring each destination to life for a very well-rounded perspective. Join us during …
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Luxor
$5,099
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Secrets of the Egypt & the Nile

12 Day Itinerary aboard MS Amadahlia
  • Explore Egyptian Museum
  • Soak in views of the Great Pyramids
  • Cruise to Aswan home of the Nubians
  • Visit the tombs of ancient Egypt
  • Visit old city, Coptic Cairo
Starts/ Ends in:
Cairo / Cairo
Activities:
Archaeological Sites, River Cruise, Village Visit
Activity Level:
Relaxed
We are thrilled to now take you to a fascinating destination: Egypt. Allow yourself to be treated to a connoisseur’s discovery of this ancient civilization as only AmaWaterways can provide – with an unparalleled 11-night Nile River cruise and land experience that includes exquisite …
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A solo worshipper at St. George's Church
$3,945
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Ethiopian Christmas Festival

10 Day Itinerary
  • Witness the Christmas Eve Ceremony
  • Hear the priests chant and dance
  • Tour churches, markets and cities
  • Cruise Laka Tana and take day hikes
Activities:
Archaeological Sites, Festivals, Land, Local Market, Urban Exploration
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Spend 10 days on a tour of Ethiopia that includes many of its cultural sites and spend time in Lalibela on January 7, otherwise known as Ethiopian Christmas. Participate in the Christmas ceremony into the early AM hours in Lalibela and listen to the priests chant at sunrise as you join the locals …
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Timket Celebration procession
$3,990
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Timket Festival

10 Day Itinerary
  • Celebrate Timket Festival in Gondar
  • Hike a day in the Simien Mountains
  • Tour the ancient ruins of Axum
  • See Lalibela's rock-hewn churches
Activities:
Archaeological Sites, Festivals, Land, Local Market, Urban Exploration
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Spend 10 days touring the Historic Route in Ethiopia and pair it with the Timket Celebration in Gondar at the Royal Enclosure and Fassilades Bath. Witness this solemn and yet joyous celebration in January while your private guide explains the rituals and gives you insight into the sacred traditions …
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Rock Hewn churches of Lalibela
$2,210
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Ethiopia Highlights

6 Day Itinerary
  • Tour Lalibela's rock-hewn churches
  • Visit St. Mary's Church in Axum
  • Explore museums and craft markets
  • See wall paintings at Genete Mariam
Activities:
Archaeological Sites, Land, Local Market, Urban Exploration
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Spend 6 days exploring the most popular highlights on this 6-day Ethiopia tour. Start with time in Axum to visit St. Mary's Church and the claimed home of the Ark of the Covenant. Continue to tour the rock-hewn churches of Lalibela, including the more distant Genete Mariam. Finish up the …
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Citadel of Alexandria
$4,695
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Holy Land, Egypt & the Red Sea

11 Day Itinerary aboard Emerald Azzurra
  • Explore Bah’ai Gardens
  • Visit the Qaitbay Citadel
  • Sail across the Suez Canal
  • Explore the ancient world
Starts/ Ends in:
Aqaba / Limassol
Activities:
Archaeological Sites, Small Ship Cruise, Urban Exploration
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark on an 11-day journey aboard the Emerald Azzurra from the Jordanian port city of Aqaba to the luxurious resort of Sharm el-Sheikh and along theiconic waterway ofSuez Canal to Port Said and learn about its proud maritime heritage. Sail to Alexandria, Egypt’s second largest city andhome …
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Stop in beautiful Malta
$5,330
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Ancient civilizations of the Eastern Mediterranean

Aqaba - Valletta - 11 Day Itinerary aboard Le Bellot
  • Visit palaces, temples, and ruins
  • Relax on sunny beaches
  • Tour ancient ruins in Greece
  • Wander through colorful Kusadasi
Starts/ Ends in:
Aqaba / Valletta
Activities:
Archaeological Sites, Small Ship Cruise
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Discover the incredible stories and remarkable ruins of ancient civilizations on this 11-day cruise aboard Le Bellot. Board your ship in Aqaba, Jordan, and set sail across the Red Sea. Make stops at the sun-drenched beaches and historic cities of Eilat, Israel, and Ain Sukhna, Egypt, as your vessel …
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City of Haifa
$8,640
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Wonders of the Orient

Antalya to Aqaba - 13 Day Itinerary aboard Le Jacques Cartier
  • Sail in the Mediterranean & Red Sea
  • Discover treasures of Haifa
  • Explore Ashdod, Israel
  • Visit wonders of Safaga
Starts/ Ends in:
Antalya / Aqaba
Activities:
Archaeological Sites, Village Visit
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Join this13-day cruiseaboardLe Jacques Cartier,you will sail along the waters of the Near East and explore mythical sites, gems of the great civilizations.The ship will depart fromAntalya, once a major Roman port and now a seaside resort on theTurkish Riviera, and set a course forHaifa. A city of …
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Marvel at the ancient windmills of Crete
$4,760
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Ancient civilizations of the Eastern Mediterranean

Aqaba - Valletta - 11 Day Itinerary aboard Le Bougainville
  • Relax on sunny beaches
  • Tour ancient ruins in Greece
  • Wander through colorful Kusadasi
  • Visit palaces, temples, and ruins
Starts/ Ends in:
Aqaba / Valletta
Activities:
Archaeological Sites, Small Ship Cruise
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Discover the incredible stories and remarkable ruins of ancient civilizations on this 11-day cruise aboard Le Bougainville. Board your ship in Aqaba, Jordan, and set sail across the Red Sea. Make stops at the sun-drenched beaches and historic cities of Eilat, Israel, and Ain Sukhna, Egypt, as your …
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