Join us on this custom-designed, 14-day journey to the very cradle of civilization. Visit three continents,
navigate the legendary Red, Mediterranean and Aegean Seas, transit the Suez Canal and experience eight UNESCO World Heritage sites. Spend three nights in Amman to visit Greco‑Roman Jerash and dramatic
Wadi Rum, and one night adjacent to the “rose‑red city” of Petra. Cruise for eight nights aboard the exclusively
chartered, Five-Star Le Lapérouse, featuring 92 Suites and Staterooms, each with a private balcony. Mid‑cruise,
overnight in a Nile‑view room in Luxor and visit Queen Nefertari’s tomb. Marvel at the wonders of the
Great Pyramids of Giza and see the 4,000 treasures of King Tutankhamen in the Grand Egyptian Museum
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- Trip Type
- Group Travel Tour, International Ocean & Sea Voyages
- Departure Dates
Nov 2, 2021 - Nov 15, 2021
Barbara Horlbeck, M.A., is an arts and culture professional with extensive global experience. She is a lecturer, writer, independent researcher and adjunct instructor of art history, and has developed and teaches college and university-level art history courses, including “Arts of the Islamic World” and “Arts of the Ancient World.” As Founder of Arts and Influences, Barbara developed the successful Food for Thought Lecture and Lunch Series and created a series of in-depth seminars covering a broad range of topics from “Arts of the Medieval World,” and “Arts of China, India and Japan” to “Collectors, Collections, and the Modern Museum.” As a docent at the Minneapolis Institute of Art for nearly 20 years, Barbara has led tours for educators, specialists and the general public. She has traveled in nearly 40 countries, including five continents and the North Pole, as well as Iran, India, Pakistan and China. Barbara loves helping travelers develop a deeper understanding of our rich artistic and cultural legacy while, at the same time, placing works of art and architecture in their rich historical context.
Cancellations for all or any part of the program including Pre/Post Program(s) reservation(s) will not be effective until received in writing in the offices of Gohagan. Should you have to cancel, the following terms will apply: reservation cancellation(s) are subject to a $200 per person administrative fee from the time of booking through 120 days prior to departure; from 119 through 95 days prior to departure, $800 per person; cancellations 94 days or less prior to departure, a no‑show or early return from the program will result in forfeiture of 100% of the published full regular tariffs. In addition, any applicable airline cancellation fees, optional excursion cancellation fees and administrative fees may apply.
Depart the U.S.
Petra/Wadi Rum/Aqaba/Embark Le Lapérouse
Hurghada, Egypt/Disembark ship/Luxor
Luxor/Valleys of Kings and Queens/Hurghada/ Reembark ship
Ain Sokhna for the Great Pyramids of Giza
Suez Canal transit
Alexandria or Cairo
Cruising the Mediterranean Sea
Athens/Disembark ship/Return to the U.S. or Canada
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