Antiquities of the Red Sea & Aegean Seas including Suez Canal

Antiquities of the Red Sea & Aegean Seas including Suez Canal



Join this 12-night sojourn exploring ancient treasures and engineering marvels of Jordan, Egypt and Greece. Spend three nights in Amman, one night outside Petra and eights nights cruising from Aqaba, Jordan, to Athens, Greece, through the Suez Canal aboard the exclusively chartered, Five-Star Le Bougainville. Visit Luxor, the Great Pyramids, and Santorini.

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Trip Type
Group Travel Tour, International Ocean & Sea Voyages
Departure Dates
May 5, 2020 - May 18, 2020
Oct 29, 2020 - Nov 11, 2020


Jerusalem and Sea of Galilee Pre-Program Option
Further expand your exploration of the great civilizations to include captivating biblical, historical and cultural sites in and around Jerusalem and Tiberius on the Sea of Galilee. In fascinating Jerusalem, a holy city for three of the world’s major religions, walk in the footsteps of Jesus, see evocative religious sites and visit the poignant Yad Vashem Holocaust Museum. Nearby, see where the Dead Sea Scrolls were found, tour the UNESCO World Heritage-designated Masada, visit the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem and enjoy an unforgettable float in the Dead Sea. Visit Nazareth, Cana, the Mount of Beatitudes, Capernaum and the Ancient Boat Museum. Enjoy a cruise on the Sea of Galilee (weather permitting), a stop beside the Jordan River at the Yardenit Baptismal site and a tour of a traditional rural kibbutz with lunch. Accommodations are for four nights in Jerusalem and two nights in Tiberias.

Athens and Delphi Post-Program Option
Experience the ancient city unmatched in its contributions to the foundations of the Western world—Athens, the birthplace of democracy. Tour the monumental Acropolis, a UNESCO World Heritage site, and the perfectly proportioned Parthenon, a graceful example of Doric architecture; see its archaeological treasures in the Acropolis Museum. Explore colorful Plaka, Athens’ oldest neighborhood, at your own pace. Enjoy a full-day excursion to the mystical UNESCO World Heritage site of Delphi and the Delphi Archeological Museum. Accommodations are for two nights in the Athenaeum Intercontinental Hotel.


  • day 1

    Depart the U.S.

  • day 2

    Amman, Jordan

  • day 3


  • day 4


  • day 5


  • day 6

    Petra/Wadi Rum/Aqaba

  • day 7

    Hurghada for Luxor, Egypt

  • day 8


  • day 9

    Ain Sokhna for Giza

  • day 10

    Transit the Suez Canal

  • day 11

    Alexandria for Historic Cairo OR Alexandria

  • day 12

    Cruising the Mediterranean Sea

  • day 13

    Santorini, Greece

  • day 14

    Athens/Arrive in the U.S

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