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Discover Egypt | Amawaterways™

Experience a fascinating destination: Egypt in a brand new way with Amawaterways.™ Sail aboard the luxurious, newly-designed AmaDahlia and explore ancient wonders, such as the beguiling Temple of Luxor and the mystifying Valley of the Kings and Queens.. Plus, come face-to-face with the last survivor of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, the Great Sphinx and the three Pyramids of Giza.  This 11-night Nile River cruise and land experience not only includes exquisite cuisine, authentic experiences and the extraordinary service but you will thrill to exclusive experiences, such as a private tour of the tomb of Queen Nefertari and a private lunch at the Abdeen Presidential Palace




Familiar Sight at the Great Pyramid


The Great Sphinx

Your Egypt Nile Cruise with Cairo

Secrets of Egypt & the Nile

Escorted by Ann-Marie Gaudet

September 16, 2022

11 Nights : 3 Nights Cairo Pre-Cruise, 7-Night Nile Cruise, 1 Night Cairo Post-Cruise

Cruising on board the luxurious AmaDahlia

 C$8,141 per person*

*Per person based on  double occupancy in an entry level stateroom, and subject to availability at time of booking.  Intra-Egypt flight (Cairo to Luxor, return ) is an extra C$512  per person. See stateroom pricing and also terms & conditions.

Escorted Egypt River cruise Pyramids
StateroomPrice per person*
CB, French Balcony$8,141
SA, French & Outside Balcony$9,856  Sold Out
MS, Suite$10,120  Sold Out
GS, Deluxe Suite$10,911   Sold Out

*All pricing is per person in CAD, based on double occupancy and subject to availability. Port fees & taxes included.

Intra air from Cairo to Luxor & return is additional to cruise fare, It is $512 per person.

The optional excursion to the Abu Simbel Temples (requiring air) is extra:  $416 per person. Note: this excursion must be pre-booked.

A deposit of $1500 per person is required to book, 50% of which is non-refundable.

Final payment date: June 11, 2022.

AmaDahlia deck plan
1CairoArrival. An Amawaterways representative will help with customs & immigration and arrange a drive to your hotel.
2CairoVisit to Egyptian Museum with lunch at Naguib Mahfouz. Tour El-Moez street and the Alabastar Mosque
3CairoTour Memphis, then onto the Great Sphinx & Giza pyramids. See the restored Khofu solar boat. Dine at Mena House.
4LuxorFly to Luxor and board the AmaDahlia; Explore the Temple of Luxor & its treasures; enjoy watching traditional belly dancing back onboard.
5LuxorVisit the Valley of the Kings and the Valley of the Queens, each with its own tombs ( exclusive access to Nefertari’s Tomb). See the Colossi of Memnon up close.
6EdfuDiscover the temples of Edfu before sailing onto Aswan. Enjoy a traditional Galabeya party on board in the evening.
7AswanYour choice of free time in Aswan or exploring the Abu Simbel Temples vis flight to Lake Nassar. Exclusive visit to Nubian village vis felucca, a traditional sail boat. Lunch at the village. Evening concludes with optional sound & light show at Philae temple.
8AswanVisit the Aswan High Dam, Unfinished Obelisk, and Philae Temple. Cruise to the Great Temple of Kom Ombo. Afternoon scenic sail to Esna.
9EsnaAfter spending the night here, cruise back to Luxor where you visit the Temple of Karnak.
10LuxorSail to Qena to visit the Great temple of Abydos of Seti I, then to Dendara and the Temple of Hathor. Return to Luxor.
11CairoDisembarkation & flight to Cairo. Exclusive tour of the Abdeen presidential palace & lunch there. Explore old Cairo city.
12CairoFlight home.

Itinerary subject to change.

Download a more detailed itinerary here (also includes details on optional pre-cruise Jordan and post-cruise Jerusalem land extensions).

Escorted Egypt River Cruise Itinerary Map

Escorted Jordan, Pre-Cruise (Optional)

Ann-Marie will also be escorted the 4-night visit to Jordan prior to the start of the Nile cruise on Sept. 16th.

Pricing for this extension is C$2,981 per person and includes the intra-air.

1AmmanArrival, clear customs,  & stay at the St. Regis Amman
2AmmanJerash visit , lunch at the Kan Zaman Castle, Qalaat al Rabad castle
3Madaba & PetraVisit Madaba “city of Mosaics”, Mt. Nebo, tour Petra, stay at the Old Village Hotel & resort near Wadi Musa
4PetraExplore Petra with the Siq, theater, courts Qasr Pharoun, Temple of the Winged Lion & more
5PetraWadi Rum “Valley of the Moon”,jeep tour at Lawrence (of Arabia) Springs. Fly to Cairo.

Since you would already be in the area, ask us about these other great land extensions that can be added to your Egypt river cruise & tour: 

  • 3 nights pre-cruise in Dubai with city tour, desert safri & BBQ dinner, and full day in Abu Dhabi
  • 4 nights post-cruise in Israel with city tours of Tel Aviv and Jerusalem with visits to Bethlehem, Walled City, King David’s Tomb, Masada & more
  • or combine the 3 night pre-cruise of Dubai with the 4 night post-cruise in Israel
  • or combine the 4 night pre-cruise of Jordan with the 4 night post-cruise in Israel


Included in Cairo (Pre-Cruise, 3 Nights):  

  • Arrival airport transfer
  • 3 nights at the 5-star Four Seasons Cairo at the First Residence in a Superior Room, including daily breakfast and complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Welcome Reception with tapas and drinks
  • Full-day Cairo tour with visit to the Egyptian Museum, home to King Tut’s treasures, lunch at the famous Naguib Mahfouz Restaurant in Khan El Khalili Bazaar and visits to Citadel of Salah Ed-Din and Alabaster Mosque
  • Visit the ancient sites of Memphis, including the Pyramids of Giza, the Great Sphinx and the Solar Boat Museum and lunch at the historic Mena House Hote

Included on your AmaDahlia Nile River Cruise (7 Nights): 

  • elegantly appointed accommodations
  • Fine dining with a variety of choices, including The Chef’s Table specialty restaurant
  • Wine, beer and soft drinks included during lunch and dinner
  • Sip & Sail cocktail hour
  • Welcome Cocktail, Welcome Dinner, Captain’s Cocktail and Gala Dinner
  • Nightly entertainment including a belly dance show, Galabeya Party and Darawish Show
  • A variety of small group guided shore excursions
  • Exclusive visits to the Tomb of Queen Nefertari and a Nubian Village
  • Fitness room, sun-deck pool, hair and nail salon and massage room

Included in Cairo (Post-cruise, 1 Night): 

  • One night at the 5-star Four Seasons Cairo at the First Residence in a Superior Room with breakfast and complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Exclusive private tour of the Abdeen Presidential Palace with special farewell lunch at the palace
  • Visits to the Hanging Church and Ben Ezra Synagogue
  • Departure airport transfer


Terms & Conditions: * Cruise fares listed are in CAD dollars, per person, based on double occupancy. Cruise fares do not include intra-Egypt air or the optional excursion to the Abu Simbel Temples. Visas are required for Dubai should you purchase the pre-land extension. A $500 per person deposit is required to reserve your cruise, 50% of which is non-refundable. The Jordan pre-cruise extension is optional but will be escorted. Please inquire about pricing for any land extension. Dates, prices and itineraries are subject to change. Additional conditions apply. For more information, please contact your travel professional at this agency.
This agency reserves the right to correct any errors, omissions or inaccuracies in this publication at any time without notice.