Black History Cruise

Black History Cruise

The Black History Cruise 2024

Where: May 17 Ė 28, 2024


Ports: Cairo - Luxor - Edfu - Aswan - Qena

A Soulful Epicurean Experience on the River,

THE SHIP AmaDahlia

When itís time to embark for your Nile River cruise, youíll be warmly welcomed aboard a beautiful river cruise ship where luxury always means love with AmaWaterways. 'The stunning AmaDahlia is an inviting 72-passenger ship offering 36 staterooms, including 16 magnificent suites with a wealth of amenities that will surprise and delight you, including a heated sun-deck swimming pool and bar, The Chefís Al Fresco Restaurant, hair and nail salon and two massage rooms. Marvel at scenic Nile River views in luxury, enjoy regionally inspired entertainment and savor the flavors of both local and Western cuisine on boar


Secrets of Egypt & the Nile, May 17, 2024

Be among the first to experience the intimacy and luxury of our stunning AmaDahlia while cruising along like-minded travelers as you discover this ancient African civilization.

Gain exclusive access to the tomb of Queen Nefertari on a private tour, plus indulge in a private lunch at the Abdeen Presidential Palace. You will also have a chance to visit a colorful village and meet the wonderful Nubian people who live there and carry on the traditions of their ancestors, an ancient African civilization that once lived and ruled Egypt.

Enjoy a variety of experiences exclusive to this special itinerary, as well as regional delicacies and wine, all while shining a light on African history and culture.


Day 1 Cairo Hotel check-in

Day 2 Cairo Egyptian Museum and King Tutís treasures Local Lunch Alabaster Mosque Evening Welcome Reception with tapas and drinks

Day 3 Cairo Pyramids of Ancient Memphis

Day 4 Cairo Flight to LuxorRIVER CRUISE EMBARKATION - Free Evening

Day 5 Luxor Exclusive access to the Tomb of Queen Nefertari Valley of the Kings and Queens

Day 6 Edfu Temple of Horus

Day 7 Aswan Free Morning OR Abu Simbel Excursion* Felucca Ride around Elephantine Island

Day 8 Aswan Nubian Village Visit and Philae Temple Kom Ombo Great Temple of Kom Ombo Traditional Galabeya Evening

Day 9 Luxor Scenic Cruising Karnak Temple Visit Art of Papyrus Making Luxor Temple Visit Luxor Market Visit

Day 10 Qena Temple of Hathor Cruise back to Luxor

Day 11 Luxor RIVER CRUISE DISEMBARKATION Flight to Cairo Cairo Exclusive Abdeen Palace Private Tour and Lunch Coptic Quarter visit

Day 12 Cairo Return flight home

What's Included in Your River Cruise and Land Package:/u>

Secrets of Egypt & the Nile River Cruise and Land Package:

Staterooms starting at $5,049 per person

  • 3 nights pre-cruise and 1-night post-cruise in Cairo in a Nile View room at the Ritz Carlton* (or similar) with daily breakfast
  • 7-night river cruise in an elegantly appointed riverview stateroom
  • All fine dining in multiple venues on board, including The Chefís Al Fresco specialty restaurant
  • Complimentary wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner
  • Welcome Cocktail and Gala Dinner
  • Nightly entertainment including a belly dance show, Galabeya Party and Darawish Show
  • Wellness area with fitness room, nail and hair salon, and two massage rooms offering a variety of services
  • A variety of included excursions each day, such as visits to the Great Pyramid of Giza, the Valley of the Kings and Queens, Karnak and Luxor temples, as well as a papyrus making class
  • Complimentary high-quality Wi-Fi
  • Transfer to and from your hotel in Cairo from the ship
  • The services of one of our wonderful Cruise Managers throughout your river cruise and land journey

    Exclusive Excursion Highlight:

    Black History of Paris Tour

    Discover centuries worth of Black history as you venture to several sites in and around Paris during this exclusive full-day tour. You will see the iconic Arc de Triomphe and the Monument to the Abolition of Slavery as your guide shares the history of the Code noir, a decree passed by King Louis XIV in 1685 defining the conditions of slavery.

    From there, you will drive past Montmartre, learning about the cabarets and famous jazz musicians who made their mark here before walking through the African district, renowned for its African food and street vendors, and visiting Little Africa, a gallery space and cultural initiative in La Goutte díor district. Your full-day tour also includes a panoramic tour of the left bank of Paris, the Latin Quarter and Pantheon Square, where renowned US-born Black entertainer and civil rights activist Josephine Baker was inducted in November 2021.

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