Egypt Nile Cruise with Charlene Bearhead

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Departing Nov 16, 2024

9 days, 8 nights

Follow in the footsteps of the ancient pharaohs and ride the sands of time back thousands of years on this classic Egypt Nile cruise led by RCGS Vice President – Learning and Reconciliation Charlene Bearhead. Immerse yourself in Egypt’s fascinating history and the abundance of well-preserved monuments and treasures. With ancient tombs and mysteries around every bend, unrivalled legacy and mind-blowing history await!

This trip allows you to visit all the major sites and attractions along the Nile in comfort. Boarding our cruise boat at Luxor we travel upstream, watching local life pass, while also visiting the spectacular Edfu and Kom Ombo temples along the way. The lush banks and beautiful sunsets over the Nile, together with the excellent on-board facilities, make this an unforgettable way to travel.

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Day 1: Explore Cairo
Day 2: Visit the pyramids at Giza and more
Day 3: Fly to Luxor; visit Karnak and Luxor temples. Board cruise boat
Days 4 – 5: Valley of the Kings; two days on the Nile with visits to Edfu and Kom Ombo 
Day 6: Continue Nile cruise
Day 7: Disembark cruise; tour bazaar or optional excursion to Philae Temple, Aswan High Dam and Cleopatra’s unfinished obelisk
Day 8: Optional visit to Nubian museum; afternoon felucca ride
Day 9: End in Aswan

Meet your RCGS Travel Ambassador

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Charlene Bearhead is a mother, grandmother, educator, Indigenous education advocate and author with over 30 years of regional, national and international experience. Charlene is the Vice President — Learning and Reconciliation at Canadian Geographic, and a Fellow of the Royal Canadian Geographical Society. Previously, Charlene served as education days coordinator for the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada, education coordinator for the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls, education advisor for the Indigenous Peoples Atlas of Canada, a member of the Canadian Museum for Human Rights Indigenous Education working group, and the first education lead for both the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation at the University of Manitoba and the Indian Residential School History and Dialogue Centre at the University of British Columbia. Charlene is the co-author of the children’s book series Siha Tooskin Knows.