Cairo, Egypt

June 14 - 26, 2020

Description

In June of 2020, enjoy an excursion to experience the schools in Egypt and visit some of the world’s most precious ancient sights. While gaining experience in the classroom and aiding impoverished local schools, traverse the Nile River, visit the vibrant Valley of the Kings, explore the grand Giza Pyramids, and savor the beauty of the stunning Sphinx. Sign up to spend your summer in a country dating to the time of the pharaohs, where you will expand your cultural and classroom expertise.

Your Amazing Trip Leaders:

Dr. Sheila Durham

Limited To 20 Participants

All trips are very flexible. If you want to make some changes, or bring family, contact us and we will help you make the most of your visit! Visit our FAQ page for more information!

  • 20+ hours Professional Development observing and working with teachers in International School in Cairo, Egypt!
  • 4 Day Nile Cruise to Valley of the Kings
  • Night Walk Tour of Historic Cairo, including Cairo Tower
  • Day Trip to Coastal Sinai Resort
  • Tour of Giza, the Sphinx and Camel Ride
  • All Ground Transportation in Cairo, during the program, and on group day trips
  • Lodging
  • Background check
  • Breakfast each day and 9 meals on the cruise

Itinerary

Please note that itineraries and schools are subject to change because of school events, school leadership changes, etc.... We will keep you updated when there is a change.

Arrive in Cairo

  • Check in day

day 1

Free day to explore and get acclimated

  • CAIRO CITY TOUR WITH CAIRO TOWER
  • VISIT KHAN EL-KAHLILI
  • Welcome Reception with teachers

day 2

Day 1 in schools

  • PD Session one
  • Free Evening

day 3

Day 2 in schools

  • PD Session Two
  • Free Evening

day 4

Day 3 in Schools

  • Summit Dinner: 6:00-9:00 PM

day 5

Head to Cruise on the Nile Day 1

  • 4-Day 3-Night Nile Cruise from Aswan to Luxor

day 6

Day 2 of Cruise

  • VISIT VALLEY OF THE KINGS

day 7

Day 3 of Cruise

  • Explore the area

day 8

DAY 4 of cruise / Luxor

  • Check in to hotel in Luxor

day 9

Return to Cairo

  • Evening Outings

day 10

DAY TRIP TO SINAI COASTAL RESORT

We will head to the Stella Di Mare Hotel and enjoy a relaxing day at the pool, Spa and the Beach!

day 11

Free Day or Optional trip to Alexandria

Discover the delights of Egypt’s second largest city on this private day trip to Alexandria from Cairo. Traveling by air-conditioned minivan with your own private Egyptologist guide, uncover the Greco-Roman origins of this beautiful, laid-back Mediterranean city and see its stunning highlights. Descend into the eerie Roman catacombs of Kom ash-Shuqqafa; see the Roman amphitheater and Pompey’s Pillar; and visit the awe-inspiring contemporary library: a spectacular, disc-shaped building that echoes its forerunner, the once-great ancient Library of Alexandria. Enjoy a flexible, personalized itinerary and an included lunch during your trip. Private day trip to Alexandria from Cairo Kom ash-Shuqqafa Roman burial site Pompey's Pillar and Roman amphitheater Alexandria Library, home to a copy of every book published in the world enjoy privileged, personalized attention from your expert Egyptologist guide on this special private tour.

day 12

Return Home or extend your stay

Or extend your stay

day 13