Cairo, Egypt

June 15 - 26, 2020

Description

In June of 2020, enjoy an excursion to experience a school in Egypt and visit some of the world’s most precious ancient sights. Meet and work with Egyptian teachers while aiding an impoverished local school/learning center that was created for Sudanese displaced children and visit an Egyptian run and owned American International School. 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 educational expertise.

Your Amazing Trip Leaders:

Shelia Durham

Dr. Sheliah 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!

  • 15+ hours Professional Development observing and working with teachers at a school in Cairo, Egypt
  • 4 Day Aswan/Luxor Nile Cruise
  • Sound and Light Show, The Great Pyramids
  • Tour of Giza and the Sphinx
  • Camel Rides
  • All Ground Transportation in Cairo, during the program, and on group day trips
  • Egyptian Museum
  • 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 : June 15

  • Check in day

day 1

Museum and Market Day : June 16

Alabaster Mosque of Mohamad Ali (The Citadel)

Welcome Reception

Khan Khalili Market

day 2

Day 1 in School : June 17

Day 1 in school

Diner Cruise on the Nile with Belly Dancing and Tanoura Show

day 3

Day 2 in school and the Great Pyramids : June 18

Day 2 in school

Professional Development Workshop

Sound and Light Show, The Great Pyramids

day 4

Head to Cruise on the Nile Day 1 : June 19

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

day 5

Day 2 of Cruise : June 20

Cruise and Tours

day 6

Day 3 of Cruise : June 21

Cruise and Tours

day 7

DAY 4 of cruise / Luxor : June 22

Cruise and Tours

day 8

Return to Cairo : Free Evening : June 23

Evening Outings on your own (optional trips TBA)

day 9

Pyramids : Camels : Market : June 24

Trip to Three Pyramids of Giza

Camel ride

Sphinx

Egyptian Museum

Optional Tour - additional cost - Al-Tannoura Egyptian Heritage Dance Troupe ($40)

Free Evening

day 10

Free Day or Optional trip to Alexandria : June 25

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 11

Return Home or extend your stay : June 26

Check out and Flights back home

day 12