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GOSPEL ON THE NILE

MARCH 4 - MARCH 14, 2025

Throughout the unique "Gospel on the Nile" tour, you will not only explore the ancient Egyptian gospel but also strengthen your faith. Delve into the past as we uncover parallels to the beliefs of Adam, Noah, Abraham, and Moses, sought by the first Pharaoh. By immersing yourself in the ancient concepts, seeing, feeling, and touching them, you will gain a deeper appreciation for the divine restoration of the gospel through Joseph Smith. Discover the remarkable depiction of these sacred principles, significant to Latter-day Saints, on ancient temple walls and papyrus scrolls. This is a life-changing, faith-building experience you won’t want to miss.

EDUCATORS

BRUCE PORTER
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One of our agents will contact you to help finalize your reservation and answer any questions you may have.

ITINERARY

Schedule subject to modification based on circumstances, such as: group mobility, traffic, unforeseeable delays, weather, etc.

March 4:   Depart the USA
March 5:   Arrive in Cairo and transfer to the hotel
March 6:  Tour to Memphis and Sakkara
March 7:   Flight to Aswan, Temple of Philae, embark ship, Nubian village
March 8:  Explore Aswan, Temple of Kom Ombo, optional tour to Abu Simbel
March 9:  Temple of Edfu
March 10:  Valley of the Kings, Temple of Hatshepsut, Temple of Karnak
March 11:  Dendera, overnight in Luxor
March 12:  Flight to Cairo, conference with educators
March 13:  Pyramids of Giza, The Sphinx, farewell dinner
March 14:  Departure flights from Cairo

PRICING

Cost per person, based on double occupancy

*Price is subject to change

$3,878

INCLUDED IN PRICE:

  • Quality, preferred hotels
  • Transfers to/from the airport
  • Comfortable, deluxe motorcoach during touring
  • Two meals per day during touring. All meals while cruising
  • Tour guides, special guest educators, and scholars
  • Education with discussions and lectures during the tour 
  • Cruise cabin accommodations
  • Ship onboard programming (crew organized activities)
  • Use of the pools, gym, and ship entertainment on cruise
  • All land taxes, booking fees, & entrance fees while touring
  • Cruise taxes, fees, and port expenses of $72 per person
  • Egypt internal flight(s)
  • Required VISA for Egypt $25

NOT INCLUDED IN PRICE:

  • International flights from the US and back
  • Travel insurance (this can be added to your booking)
  • Drinks (sodas, bottled water, etc.)
  • Extras on cruise (internet, spa, photos, etc.)
  • Expected gratuities:
    • Tipping will be roughly $12 per person per day
      • Guide: $5​ / Driver: $3 / Ship staff: $3 / Local aid: $1
  • Post-tour tips and gratuities
    • $17 per person per day ​
  • Lunches (average $12-$17 per person per day)

THE SHIP

MS BLUE SHADOW II

The Blue Shadow II Nile trip is one of Egypt's most popular and opulent Nile cruises. 

CABIN FEATURES

Air conditioning
LCD television
Satellite TV
Private bathroom
Shower & hair dryer
Safety deposit box

SHIP FEATURES

24-hour room service
Wi-Fi access for a surcharge
Dry cleaning services
Laundry service
Fitness equipment
Spa & swimming pool

TURKEY POST-TOUR

Cost per person, based on double occupancy

*Price is subject to change

+$1,399

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Flight from Cairo to Istanbul included

March 14:  Flight from Cairo to Istanbul, free day to explore
March 15: Hippodrome, Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, Basilica Cistern
March 16:  Constantinople, Topkapi Palace, Taxim Square
March 17: Departure flights home

FLIGHT INFORMATION

MAIN TOUR FLIGHTS

Arrival

Arrive Cairo International Airport (CAI) between 10am and midnight on March 5, 2025

Return

Depart Cairo International Airport (CAI) between midnight and noon on March 14, 2025

*If you book a flight that arrives before 10:00 AM local Egypt time on March 5, you will be required to purchase an additional hotel night. This will be added to your reservation.

MAIN TOUR + TURKEY POST TOUR FLIGHTS

Arrival

Arrive Cairo International Airport (CAI) between 10am and midnight on March 5, 2025

Return

Depart Istanbul Airport (IST) anytime on March 17, 2025

*If you book a flight that arrives before 10:00 AM local Egypt time on March 5, you will be required to purchase an additional hotel night. This will be added to your reservation.

PHOTO GALLERY

TESTIMONIALS

Image by Andrés Dallimonti

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