Splendors of Egypt: In the Footsteps of Moses, Joseph & the Holy Family | 2025 Departures

11 days
Starting from $4298* Taxes & Fees Apply

Join us for Splendors of Egypt: In the Footsteps of Moses, Joseph & the Holy Family, starting at $4298* from New York on the dates below. You will see the Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, the Pyramids of Giza, the Great Sphinx of Giza, a morning Nile cruise, the Aswan High Dam, the Aga Khan Mausoleum, the Granite Quarries, the Temples of Philae, the Great Temples of Isis and Hathor, Kom Ombo, Edfu, the Nile Locks, Luxor, and much more!

Choose your Departure Date
January 28, 2025
February 11, 2025
February 18, 2025
October 28, 2025
November 4, 2025

What’s Included

  • All Inclusive Pricing
  • Breakfast and Dinner Daily
  • Deluxe A/C Motor Coaches
  • Entrance and Program Fees
  • First Class Hotels
  • Fuel Surcharges and Gov't Taxes
  • Guided Tours
  • Hotel Gratuities
  • International Airfare from NY
  • Overseas Airport Transfers
  • Administrative Fee
  • 3-Night River Cruise

^ Additional Baggage & Optional fees may apply.

† If air purchased through EO.

Daily Itinerary

Day 1 Day 1 – Depart the USA

Depart the USA on an overnight flight.

Day 2 Day 2 – Arrive in Cairo

You will be welcomed at the Cairo airport by our representative and transferred to your hotel to enjoy dinner before retiring for the night.

Day 3 Day 3 – Cairo

After breakfast, head to the Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, known commonly as the Egyptian Museum and home to over 120,000 ancient Egyptian antiquities with a representative amount available on display. Later, visit the Pyramids of Giza, one of the only existing Wonders of the Ancient World and the nearby Great Sphinx of Giza, the largest and most well-known Sphinx.

Day 4 Day 4 – Fly to Aswan – Cruise Embarkation

Following breakfast, board your flight destined for Aswan. Embark on your Nile Cruise prior to lunch. This afternoon, tour the Aswan High Dam, the pride of modern Egypt. Visit the Aga Khan Mausoleum and the Granite Quarries to see the Unfinished Obelisk, and finally to the Temples of Philae, where you will visit the Great Temples of Isis and Hathor.

Day 5 Day 5 – Kom Ombo

Today, sail to Kom Ombo to visit the only temple dedicated to two contrasting gods: Sobek, the crocodile-headed god of the underworld, and Haroeris, the winged god of the sky. Return to the ship and cruise to Edfu.

Day 6 Day 6 – Temple of Horus and Luxor

This morning, you will visit one of the best-preserved temples of Egypt located at Edfu. This temple was dedicated to the god Horus, the principal of resurrection. He is depicted in his role as avenger of his father, Osiris, who was murdered by his brother, Seth. Continue sailing to Esna and cross the Nile Locks on your way to Luxor. Visit the magnificent Temple of Luxor with its avenue of sphinx statues and mighty monumental columns. Continue to the Karnak Temple, which took over 2,000 years to build and is the largest religious building ever constructed. See the famed Hypostyle Hall, the Obelisks of Queen Hatshepsut and Thutmose III, the temple of Amon, the Granite Scarabeus, and the Sacred Lake.

Day 7 Day 7 – Disembarkation – Valley of the Kings and Queens

In Luxor, visit the vast burial city called the Necropolis of Thebes, located on the West Bank of the Nile. Your visit will take you to the Colossi of Memnon, the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut at Deir El Bahari, the Valley of the Kings, and the nearby Valley of the Queens. This afternoon, board your flight en route to Sharm el Sheikh.

Day 8 Day 8 – Sharm el Sheikh

Today is yours to relax and explore Sharm el Sheikh on your own.

Day 9 Day 9 – St. Catherine’s

Travel to Mount Sinai and St. Catherine’s Monastery, built in the 6th century to protect what was believed to be the “Burning Bush.” Enjoy a short hike of Mount Sinai and later enjoy a traditional Bedouin dinner.

Day 10 Day 10 – Exodus Route to Cairo

Travel to Cairo via the route of the Exodus. Overnight in Cairo and prepare for your flights home.

Day 11 Day 11 – Return to the USA or enjoy an Extension

Return to the USA or enjoy an Extension.

Enhance Your Journey

Wonders of Petra & the Dead Sea Starting from $1348

Starting at $1,348*

Day 11 – Fly to Amman
Fly to Amman in the morning. Enjoy a tour of the city, then transfer to your Dead Sea hotel.

Day 12 – Petra
Begin your journey south towards Petra today. Explore the city of Petra. Its entrance passes through a long, narrow gorge known as the Siq and can only be accessed by carriage, horseback or on foot. Once inside the city, marvel at the intricate detail of a city that was cut into the cliffsides of rose-colored rock. Travel to your hotel at the Dead Sea for dinner and overnight.

Day 13 – Madaba & Mount Nebo
Travel to Madaba, the City of Mosaics, to visit the Church of Saint George with its sixth-century, Byzantine, mosaic map showing Jerusalem and other holy sites. Continue to Mount Nebo, where Moses caught a glimpse of the Promised Land (Deut. 34). On a clear day, you can see all the way across the Jordan Valley and the Dead Sea to the rooftops of Jerusalem and Bethlehem. Return to Amman and prepare for your overnight flight.

Day 14 – Return to the USA

Guests taking an extension may be on a different flight than their group and/or traveling companion.
A minimum number of participants must be reached to operate extensions. Contact us for specifics.

*A 3.5% surcharge will be added to all credit card transactions.

Departure Dates

  1. Tuesday, January 28, 2025
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  2. Tuesday, February 11, 2025
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  3. Tuesday, February 18, 2025
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  4. Tuesday, October 28, 2025
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  5. Tuesday, November 4, 2025
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*A 3.5% surcharge will be added to all credit card transactions.