Dr. David Miano, Ph.D.

Adventure. Travel. Education.

Join us on a unique journey that delves deep into the heart of Upper Egypt, a region rich in history and mystery. World of Antiquitiy’s exclusive Egyptian Empire tour, led by the esteemed historian Dr. David Miano, Ph.D., offers an unparalleled exploration of this ancient land, focusing on upper Egypt and it’s rarely visited sites and granting unprecedented access to areas typically closed to the general tourist.

A Tour Tailored for the Discerning Explorer

  • Focused on Upper Egypt: Our journey concentrates on the wonders of Upper Egypt, renowned for its wealth of historical sites and lesser-known treasures. From the grandeur of Luxor to the hidden gems along the Nile, every step is an exploration of this region’s unique legacy.
  • Access to Rarely Visited Sites: Step off the beaten path into sites seldom seen by the public. This tour takes you beyond the typical tourist experience, offering a glimpse into the hidden corners of ancient Egypt.

Highlights of Our Exclusive Tour

  • A Focus on Upper Egypt’s Rich History: Discover the region’s most iconic sites, including the temples at Luxor and Karnak, and venture into lesser-known areas that reveal the true breadth of Egypt’s ancient civilization.
  • Exclusive Access to Restricted Areas: This tour is not just about seeing but experiencing Egypt in a way few others have. The unique access we provide, sets this tour apart from others allowing for a more profound and personal connection with the land and its history. 


VIP - Exclusive Private Entry to Nekhen

Special VIP Access Inside the Osirion

7-Night Cruise: Private Luxury Dahabeya

The Most Exclusive Tours of Egypt Ever Offered

  • VIP – Exclusive Private Entry to Nekhen: Enjoy privileged, private access to the historic site of Nekhen, offering a unique and intimate exploration experience away from the usual crowds at this significant yet seldom seen site, not typically accessiable to tourists through other tours operators. 
  • Special VIP Access Inside the Osirion: Gain exceptional entry permissions to explore the inner sanctum of the Osirion, a privilege reserved for a select few, enhancing the depth and exclusivity of your visit.
  • Seven Nights of Opulence on the Nile: Indulge in a seven-night journey aboard a private Dahabeya, a luxurious and traditional Nile cruise, offering a blend of elegance, comfort, and personalized service, often stopping at locations that are not accessible to larger vessels.

Luxury and Learning Combined

  • Accompanied by Dr. David Miano’s Expertise: Dr. Miano’s extensive knowledge and passion for Egyptian history will illuminate your journey. His insights provide context and depth, turning each visit into an educational experience.
  • Comfortable and Luxurious Accommodations: From your initial stay at the Steigenberger Pyramid Hotel & Spa to the serene nights aboard our private Dahabyia, enjoy the perfect balance of adventure and comfort.

Join Us on a Journey Like No Other This is not just a tour; it’s an adept expedition into the heart of Upper Egypt, designed for those who seek more than the average journey. Embrace this rare opportunity to explore the depths of ancient Egypt’s history with Dr. David Miano. Book your place now on World of Antiquity’s exclusive Egyptian Empire tour and uncover the hidden secrets of a land steeped in mystery and grandeur.

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Included in this package:

• 15 days of historical exploration and discovery on a unique expedition focused on Upper Egypt’s rich past.
• 14 nights at premium accommodations strategically located in key historical areas of Egypt.
• Expert presentations and in-depth explanations by Dr. David Miano.
• A hospitable Welcome Reception and a memorable Farewell Dinner Party.
• Daily sumptuous breakfast buffets, select lunches, and specially arranged picnics.
• All travel within Egypt, including private chartered luxury buses and domestic flights.
• 7-Night Luxury Nile Cruise on a Private Dahabeya offering full-board with private chef and breathtaking views.
• Exclusive Private VIP access and exploration at Nekhen, providing insights into the foundations of ancient Egyptian civilization
• Privileged entry into the restricted Osirion at Abydos for an up-close experience.
• Special Guided visits to rarely explored locations in Upper Egypt, away from the usual tourist trail.
• All excursions included, encompassing entrance fees, gratuities, and transportation.
• Private English-speaking Egyptologist guide, providing rich historical context and insights.

Not Included:

• International Airfare to Egypt and return from Egypt.
• Visa (our local rep will offer assistance at airport upon arrival).
• Liability, travel and personal injury insurance of any kind.


$6,895 USD per person
sharing double occupancy

Single supplement: $1450
Deposit per person $1000

November 5-19, 2024:

Upper Egypt

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Latest Reviews

“An adventure with Adept Expeditions will change your life. I would recommend the experience to everyone.”


Ryan Rios, 2018

“Having returned for a second journey with Adept Expeditions, I find my fascination and connection with Egypt’s ancient wonders more profound. Adept Expeditions has mastered the art of creating insightful and seamless experiences. My first expedition was overwhelmingly rich with information. I found it to be an enlightening and dense exploration of Egypt’s treasures.”


Chris K, 2023

“Fantastic tour. Adept expeditions makes sure you get an adventure of a lifetime at a surprisingly affordable price. You get access to private visits at incredible sites with the best and most friendly crew. They take care of you like family and make you feel safe everywhere. you go.”


Hana R, 2022

“The Adept Expeditions tour is as good as it gets; action packed from start to finish with time to recuperate in fine accomodation and food.


Keith Hamilton, 2023

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