Millennia before the emergence of Hellenic civilisation and the power of Rome, the land of Egypt had long been flourishing under the rule of the Pharaohs. With Voyages to Antiquity you will discover the staggering wealth, cultural beliefs and technological expertise of the ancient Egyptians, preserved in their awe-inspiring monuments and intricate artworks. Few places on earth are more intrinsically linked to the ancient world than Egypt. Visit the Pyramids of Giza, location of the only surviving Wonder of the Ancient World, view the splendours of Tutankhamun’s tomb and discover the legacy of Egypt’s Greek and Roman conquerors. For those with a passion for antiquity, visiting Egypt is a truly unmissable experience.
As the year ends, the weather in India and the Red Sea is more in keeping with summer in northern Europe. It’s the ideal time to explore Athens and sail from the classical myths of mainland Greece, through the historically significant Suez Canal to Pharaonic Egypt, Jordan, Oman and India.
A truly unforgettable festive grand voyage that includes classical Athens, the treasures of India, Petra - a city carved into living rock, Cairo, Luxor and the Valley of the Kings in Pharaonic Egypt, the islands of the Indian Ocean, as well as Christmas and New Year celebrations at sea.
This extraordinary 130-day voyage spanning three continents takes you to many of the greatest sites in the world, from majestic natural wonders to ancient mysteries and man-made masterpieces, with over 50 sites and excursions included in your cruise fare. This promises to be the travel experience of a lifetime.
Celebrate the festive winter season on this unforgettable voyage to ancient sites, fabled lands and vibrant cities. Along the way, we'll explore rose-red Petra, the temples and tombs of Luxor, and India's iconic Golden Triangle.