Jan 31, 2020 — Feb 14, 2020
Egypt & the Eternal Nile2
About this trip
Join us on an exclusive 15-day journey to Egypt. Led by an expert Egyptian guide, witness thousands of years of history on a unique, exciting itinerary. We will add special Council briefings and meetings to the final itinerary – a hallmark of our programs. Begin in Egypt’s capital and largest city, Cairo, with its renowned ancient sites: the Sphinx, Sakkara, and the Pyramids of Giza. Relax during a four-night cruise on Lake Nasser, then enjoy a classic Nile voyage that includes visits to Edfu’s Temple of Horus and Luxor’s acclaimed temples and tombs. Here, explore the Valley of the Kings and the Valley of the Queens, and then visit Karnak, arguably the greatest temple complex of them all. Conclude your tour back in Cairo with the acclaimed Egyptian Museum, a visit to the lively Khan el-Khalili bazaar, and exploration of Old Cairo. Our first date in 2020 sold out quickly!
$5,597 per person including air out of New York (other gateways available).
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About the Lecturer
Mimi Gregory has been actively involved in international affairs for the better part of 35 years. Her affiliation with the World Affairs Councils began in Boston where she served as an active member of the Program Committee and served as its Vice-President. Since living in Naples she has been involved with the Naples Council on World Affairs, served as President for three years and continues as Program Chairman. She was appointed and remains Vice-President. Mimi was also appointed to the National Board of the World Affairs Councils of America, and was elected to serve on the Executive Committee. Mimi has been twice decorated by the French Government, most recently as “Commander of the National Order of Merit” in 2012, by decree of President Nicolas Sarkozy. Mimi has traveled extensively in Europe, has participated in Council Leadership Missions to Germany, Lebanon, Kuwait, Israel, Egypt, Taiwan and Iraq. She has also traveled to Afghanistan and Iran. Mimi has led two Council trips to France, three to the Danube and a trip to Iran.
“I loved everything about this trip. Seeing the pyramids, entering the tombs, being on the Nile and visiting Petra were definitely highlights.”