Antiquities of the Red Sea and Aegean Sea–Including a Transit of the Suez Canal

Nov. 2 – 15, 2021

Tour Details

Number of days: 
From $7,995
Activity Level: 
Level 3
Max Passengers: 
140 (ship capacity)
Tour Operator: 
Thomas P Gohagan
Tour Brochure 
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Tour Description 

  • Join us on this custom-designed, 14-day journey to the very cradle of civilization.
  • Visit three continents, navigate the legendary waterways of the Red Sea, Mediterranean Sea and Aegean Sea, transit the Suez Canal and experience eight magnificent UNESCO World Heritage sites.
  • Cruise for eight nights aboard the exclusively chartered, Five-Star Le Jacques Cartier , featuring just 92 elegant Suites and Staterooms, each with a private balcony.
  • Spend three nights in Amman to visit Greco-Roman Jerash and one night adjacent to the “rose‑red city” of Petra.
  • Visit the mythical island of Santorini, follow in the footsteps of nomadic Bedouins across dramatic Wadi Rum.
  • Mid‑cruise overnight in awe-inspiring Luxor in a Nile-view room and enjoy a specially arranged visit into the tomb of Queen Nefertari.
  • Stand in the shadows of the Great Pyramids of Giza, the only remaining Wonder of the Ancient World.
  • Visit the newly opened Grand Egyptian Museum, which will house 4,000 of King Tutankhamen’s treasures.
  • Tour Alexandria or Cairo’s Egyptian Museum.
  • Six‑night The Holy Land Pre‑Program Option and two‑night Classical Greece Post-Program Option.

  • COVID-19 Update: Gohagan takes your health and wellness very seriously. Click here to learn about their enhanced COVID-19 protocols.


Day 1: Depart the U.S.

Day 2: Amman, Jordan

Day 3: Amman, Jordan

Day 4: Amman/Jerash/Amman

Day 5: Amman/Petra

Day 6: Petra/Wadi Rum/Aqaba/Embark Le Jacques Cartier 

Day 7: Hurghada, Egypt/Disembark ship/Luxor

Day 8: Luxor/Valleys of Kings and Queens/Hurghada/ Reembark ship

Day 9: Ain Sokhna for the Great Pyramids of Giza

Day 10: Suez Canal transit

Day 11: Alexandria or Cairo 

Day 12: Cruising the Mediterranean Sea

Day 13: Santorini, Greece

Day 14: Athens/Disembark ship/Return to the U.S.

 *Itinerary is subject to change.