The mysteries of the Sphinx await on this off-season holiday in Egypt! Enjoy an escorted holiday in Cairo and Alexandria. Visit the incredible Egyptian Museum and marvel at the Sphinx and the Great Pyramid of Giza—the oldest of the seven wonders of the ancient world. Visit Alexandria’s 4th-century Mediterranean harbor city founded by Alexander the Great. Guided sightseeing includes the Catacombs of Kom El Shogafa, Pompey’s Pillar and the lush Montazah Gardens. Travel through the El Beheira desert en route to Wadi el Natrun to visit the Coptic Monastery. Return to Cairo and fly to Aswan to begin your 3-night cruise on the Nile—considered the longest river in the world. See the Aswan High Dam and take a boat excursion to the Temple of Philae—dedicated to the Goddess Isis. Along your Nile River cruise, visit fascinating temples and shrines dating back to the 2nd century. On the West Bank, visit the Valley of the Kings where the tombs of the pharaohs were discovered. Your Nile River cruise concludes in Luxor with free time to explore with an overnight stay before returning to Cairo. This 11-day guided holiday in Egypt with Nile River cruise is even better with fewer crowds and more savings during off-season travel. A wondrous escape fit for a king!