Dates

February 24 to March 9, 2020

Starting Price

$5,297 (Inc. Air from Detroit); Singles $6,492

Deposit per Person

$500

15 Days
Exclusive U-M Departure, Land & Cruise
Odysseys Unlimited
Learn about Travel Insurance

Questions?

Call Alumni Travel at 855.764.0064

Trip Highlights

Accompanied by an expert Egyptian guide, this singular small group journey through antiquity travels from vibrant Cairo and the Great Pyramids to Abu Simbel and the Upper Nile for a fascinating cruise on Lake Nasser. Then: a classic voyage along the Lower Nile from Aswan to Luxor before returning to Cairo.

Exclusive Departure: this departure is considered exclusive and the participants are U-M travelers, who consist of alums, family and friends.

Itinerary

Day 1

Departure

Depart U.S. for Cairo, Egypt

Day 2

Arrive in Cairo

Arrive Cairo We arrive in the Egyptian capital and transfer to our hotel. As guests’ arrival times may vary greatly, we have no group activities or meals planned.

Full Itinerary
Your Journey
Meet Your Trip Host

Marschall S. Runge, M.D., Ph.D.

Marshall S. Runge is the executive vice president for Medical Affairs at the University of Michigan, Dean of the Medical School, and CEO of Michigan Medicine. Prior to joining the University of Michigan in March 2015, he was executive dean and chair of the Department of Medicine at the UNC School of Medicine, where he was instrumental in guiding the academic and clinical leadership of the School of Medicine and the UNC Health Care System. He was also principal investigator and director of the North Carolina Translational and Clinical Sciences (NC TraCS) Institute at UNC-Chapel Hill. He was elected to the board of directors of Eli Lilly and Company in 2013.

Before joining the UNC faculty in 2000, Dr. Runge held the John Sealy Distinguished Chair in Internal Medicine and was director of the Division of Cardiology and the Sealy Center for Molecular Cardiology at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston.

Dr. Runge earned his doctorate in molecular biology at Vanderbilt University and his medical degree from Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, where he also completed a residency in internal medicine. He was a cardiology fellow and faculty member at Harvard’s Massachusetts General Hospital before joining Emory University as an associate professor of medicine in 1989. Dr. Runge has been a physician-scientist for his entire career, combining basic and translational research with the care of patients with cardiovascular diseases and education. He is the author of over 200 publications in the field and holds five patents for novel approaches to health care.

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Dates

February 24 to March 9, 2020

Starting Price

$5,297 (Inc. Air from Detroit); Singles $6,492

Deposit per Person

$500

15 Days
Exclusive U-M Departure, Land & Cruise
Odysseys Unlimited
Learn about Travel Insurance

Questions?

Call Alumni Travel at 855.764.0064