Nubian Explorer: From Khartoum to Luxor

meroe sudan
grzymski 2
sudan archeological sites1
sudan archeological sites4
sudan archeological sites2

A 15 day exclusive adventure tour of The Sudan and Upper Egypt

Unlock the secrets of Sudan's storied past on a one-of a kind adventure trip through the desert with Ancient Egypt Alive and Your Journey. From the bustling souks of Khartoum to the legendary black pyramids of ancient Meroe, you'll explore long-forgotten temples, sleep under the stars in our luxury-tented camp, travel via 4 X 4 jeep safari through the untamed beauty of the Nubian desert, and marvel at the holy mountain of Jebel Barkal, testament to the greatness of Nubia's past. This tour also includes 5 nights in Upper Egypt exploring the magnificent sites of Abu Simbel and Aswan - ending in a deluxe 3 night Nile cruise Aswan to Luxor - to tour the wonders of ancient Thebes.

Itinerary Highlights:
Tour Highlights *Discover the vibrant and exotic city of Khartoum at the confluence of the white and blue Nile - with its world-class museum,souk and mesmerizing whirling dervish show
*Embark on an exhilarating off-the-beaten track journey into the desert to see all the greatest sites of Sudan and ancient Nubia
* Visit ancient Nubian settlements, ancient temples, pyramids and traditional villages to see the local people
*Be awestruck by the more than 40 Nubian Pyramids you will visit at Meroe
*Sleep in a luxury tented camp in the middle of the Sudan desert
*Enjoy a private tour of the royal city of Meroe - ancient Kush, led by ROM curator and Director of Meroe archaeology, Dr. Krysztof Grzymski
*Follow the Nile as it curves northwards through the alluring Bayuda deserts with its black volcanic mountains
*Praise Amun at the foot of Gebel Barkal, the great red holy mountain and the Olympus of the Nubians - and visit El Kurru, Napata and Nuri
*See the site of 4000-year old Kerma civilization and Soleb - the most beautiful Egyptian temple in Sudan
*Wonder at the grandeur of Abu Simbel and the beauty of Philae Temple in Upper Egypt *Cruise the Nile to end your tour with the wonders of Luxor and the Valley of the Kings

November 15, 2018 to November 29, 2018

15 days

Max Group Size: 16

Accommodations: hotels, permanent tented camp, nile cruise

4995EUR per person based on twin share. Reduced rate of 4795EUR if you book by Nov 2017.