A History of Medicine Cruise along the Nile
19 September - 5 October 2013
Visit Cairo for three nights before cruising along the Nile to Aswan in Upper Egypt. Throughout the cruise Professor Rosalie David, an authority on the history of ancient Egyptian medicine, will give enlightening talks that provide context to the private escorted shore excursions to sites of medical and historical interest.
For a full itinerary, download the tour brochure.
About the tour:
Spend three nights in Cairo, where you will explore the medical history and culture of this 'city of a thousand minarets', before boarding a spectacular Nile cruise to journey all the way from Lower to Upper Egypt. In Luxor, the ‘World’s Greatest Outdoor Museum’, learn of ancient Egyptian medicine in the company of Professor Rosalie David. In Aswan, home to the nomadic Nubians, learn about the city's historic and medical secrets. On the way stop at many important sites in ancient Egyptian medical history and culture.
This tour is led by Siobhan Sweeney. More about Siobhan.
3 nights Cairo; 12 nights sailing along the Nile from Lower to Upper Egypt, visiting Asyut, Luxor, Valley of the Kings, Edfu Temple, Kom Ombo Temple and Aswan; 1 night hotel in Aswan
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Our brochure contains a full itinerary and information about the A History of Medicine Cruise along the Nile tour.