Wonders of Ancient Egypt Symposium

An Archaeology Exploration from Giza to Luxor

Program Cost

Prices are for 2022
$12895 (50-58 members)
$13895 (40-49 members)
Single supplement: $990
Due to the very limited capacity of the Nile Adventurer, the single supplement will apply only to hotel nights. All participants must share cabins for the four nights on the Nile cruise, and if you are not willing to accept this limitation we regret that we cannot confirm your participation on this special program.

Internal airfare: $675 (subject to change)
Upgrade to Deluxe Cabin: $350
Upgrade to Presidential Suite: $1500

Information on pricing policy

Extension Costs

Cairo in Depth: from $1495
Cairo and Alexandria: from $1995
Jordan: Fabled Petra, plus Wadi Rum and the Dead Sea Extension: from $3295

Departures & Leaders

Dec 3-14, 2022  Dr. Salima Ikram, Dr. Mark Lehner, Dr. Kent Weeks

Deck Plan


Trip Cost Includes

  • All accommodations during the symposium travel program
  • All meals included except 1 lunch and 3 dinners as indicated in the Detailed Itinerary (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)
  • Presentations and site excursions with Guest Speakers
  • Services of Wilderness Travel Trip Leaders and staff
  • All land and river transportation, and airport transfers on scheduled arrival and departure dates
  • Sightseeing and entry fees for all group activities with English-speaking Egyptologist guides
  • Tea, coffee and mineral water with included meals, and mineral water on vehicles

Trip Cost Does Not Include

International and internal airfares; airport departure taxes; transfers if not arriving and departing on scheduled dates; meals not specified (BLD); drinks other than tea, coffee, and mineral water during meals and any beverages at other times; optional tipping to guides, leaders, drivers, and other staff; additional hotel nights made necessary by airline schedule changes or other factors; camera permit at sites if required; cost of medical immunizations (if any) and Covid tests if required; traveler’s insurance; and other expenses of a personal nature (alcoholic beverages, laundry, visas, etc.).

Trip Payment Schedule*

At time of reservation: $1000
Due June 03, 2022: 25% of trip cost
Due September 03, 2022: Balance

*Please note that this differs from our standard policy.

Cancellation and Transfer Fee Schedule*

Minimum fee: $500 per person
One year prior to departure (Dec 3, 2022): $1000 per person
Six months prior to departure (Jun 3, 2022): $1000 plus 25% of trip cost
Three months prior to departure (Sep 3, 2022): 100% of payments non-refundable

We reserve the right to treat the reservation as cancelled if payments are not received when due. Due to special pricing considerations travel agent bookings cannot be accepted on this Special Event.

*Please note that this differs from our standard policy.