Nile Cruise Luxor – Aswan 4 Nights 5 days

Nile Cruise Luxor Aswan

In this magnificently tailored package, we offer our guests, wishing to enjoy their vacations in Egypt, a chance to sail the Nile from Luxor to Aswan for 5 days, 4 nights, Nile Cruise Luxor Aswan one of the best tours to Egypt we offer.

The guests would have a marvelous chance to explore all the important historical highlights in Luxor, Aswan, and between them in a fully comprehensive visits’ program organized by the Nile Cruise.

Our beloved guests would enjoy the luxurious services and facilities offered by the Nile cruise. This is in addition to a wonderful entertainment program with various activities every evening.

Short itinerary:

1- We embark the Nile Cruise, visit the Karnak and the Luxor Temples, Optional sound and light show at Karnak Temple in the afternoon, overnight in Nile Cruise.

2- Visit the Valley of the Kings, the Temple of Hatshepsut, and the Colossi of Memnon, sail to Edfu Overnight in Nile Cruise.

3- Reach Edfu to visit the temple of Sobek, and then sail down the Nile in your Nile Cruise to Kom Ombo to visit the temple of Sobek, overnight in Nile Cruise.

4- sail to Aswan to visit the Philae, the High Dam, and the unfinished obelisk. Optional sound and light show at the Philae Temple in the evening.

5- check out the Nile Cruise in Aswan.

Attractions included in the package:

  • Valley of the Kings
  • Temple of Hatshepsut
  • Colossi of Memnon
  • Luxor Temple
  • Karnak Temple
  • Temple of Kom Ombo
  • Temple of Horus in Edfu
  • The High Dam
  • Temple of Philae

price

  • 370 USD per person in Triple Room
  • 385 USD per person in Double ROOM
  • 590 USD per person in a Single Room

Package Includes

  • Meet and Assist with English-speaking Representative.
  • 04 nights’ accommodation on board of Nile cruise from Luxor to Aswan.
  • Entrance fees to the above-mentioned Sightseeing.
  • Egyptologist multilingual tour guides
  • All transfers by A-C vehicles
  • All taxes & Online Bank charges.

Package Excludes

  • Entry visa to Egypt.
  • International flight tickets.
  • Any extra meals and beverages.
  • All personal expenses like laundry etc.
  • Tipping to Guide, Driver, etc.
  • Any Optional tours may require.

Detailed Itinerary: Nile Cruise Luxor Aswan

Day One: Embark Nile Cruise in Luxor

  • Our tour representative would be awaiting our guests on their arrival in Aswan to assist them throughout their marvelous tour in Egypt
  • We embark your luxurious deluxe Nile Cruise ship which will be your home away from home for the coming four nights.

Karnak Temple

  • You will start your visits by exploring the Karnak Temple, the largest religious Pharaonic structure ever built in the world.
  • The kings of the Pharaohs staring from the 11th dynasty (2055 – 1985 BC) began adding their mark, one after the other, to this huge complex of Pharaonic temples.
  • The Karnak temple includes the breathtaking hypostyle hall of the god Amun built by Ramses II in 1244 BC, the sacred lake of god Amun, and many more attractions.

Luxor Temple

  • Your next visit this evening will be to the Luxor Temple. Dedicated to the holy Theban triad, the gods Amun, Mut, and Khonsu, it is one of the finest examples of the Pharaonic architecture.
  • Although the construction work of the temple was mainly completed by Amenhotep III (1390 – 1352 BC) and Ramses II (1279 1213 BC), many kings who came afterward have added their marks to this great complex including Alexander the Great.
  • The Luxor temple was buried under sand and dust for years until it was discovered in 1881.
  • Enjoy the evening touring Luxor on your own style or you can go to the marvelous sound and light show at the Karnak Temple, to enjoy a fascinating illustration of the history of the Temple of Karnak and the entire Egyptian history and watch the amazing light show.
  • Languages of the show may vary according to the schedule
  • Overnight in the Nile Cruise in Luxor.

Day Two: Luxor – Nile Cruise 

  • Valley of the Kings
  • Your first visit of the day will be the Valley of the Kings, the necropolis of the Pharaonic New Kingdom. Starting from the 17th dynasty, the Pharaonic Kings tried to hide their royal tombs from robbers.
  • This was why they began to dig their tombs deep inside a Theban mountain that has a natural pyramid structure.
  • These tombs have the finest colored decorations with the famous tomb of Tut Ankh Amun discovered by Howard Carter in 1922 and may other royal tombs belonging to the kings of the 18th and the 19th dynasty.

Temple of Hatshepsut

  • Your next stop will be the amazing mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut. This temple was constructed by the 18th dynasty Queen Hatshepsut (1473 – 1458 BC) as a unique structure rising from the desert in the shape of imposing terraces.
  • This temple was used as a monastery in the Christian era. This is why it is famous for the name “El Deir Al Bahry”, or the Western Monastery.

Colossi of Memnon

  • Your last stop of the day will be at the gigantic Colossi of Memnon. These two 18 meters high statues are the only remaining items of the mortuary temple of Amenhotep III.
  • During the Roman era, music was heard coming out of one of the statues that were attributed, by the Greeks, as the legendary figure of Memnon greeting his mother Eos in one of the Greek myths.
  • Enjoy the evening in Luxor
  • Sail down the Nile to Esna at night
  • Overnight in the Nile Cruise

Day Three: Nile Cruise – Kom Ombo – Edfu

Temple of Horus in Edfu

  • After breakfast, you will have the chance to visit the Temple of Horus in Edfu. This temple is the largest and best-preserved Ptolemaic temple in Egypt.
  • The building work of the temple started during the reign of Ptolemy III in 237 BC and the construction continued until 80 BC.
  • The temple includes wonderfully decorated walls and stone capitals.
  • Temple of Kom Ombo
  • Your next stop will be to visit the amazing Temple of Kom Ombo dedicated to two gods; Horus, the falcon god, and Sobek, the crocodile god.
  • The Greco-Roman temple is famous for its matchless location overlooking the Nile. Construction work of the temple started in the 2nd century BC by Ptolemy VI and was completed during the reign of Ptolemy XII during the 1st century AD.
  • Enjoy the evening in the Nile Cruise
  • Sail to Aswan and overnight in the Nile Cruise.

Day Four: Nile Cruise – Aswan

Temple of Philae

  • Arrival in Aswan and start your visits with one of the most beautiful temples constructed in Egypt, the Temple of Philae.
  • This fabulous temple dedicated to the goddess Isis was constructed as one of the finest examples of the combined architecture of ancient Egyptians and the Greco-Romans styles.
  • This temple was relocated in its present-day location in the Agilika Island by the UNESCO project that took 8 years from 1972 to 1980 to be completed.

High Dam

  • Your next visit of the day will be to the High Dam, built by the former Egyptian president, Gamal Abdel Nasser in the 1960s to preserve the Nile Water that was lost every year in the artificial Nasser Lake.
  • Enjoy the evening touring Aswan on your own style or you can go to the marvelous sound and light show at the Philae Temple, to enjoy a fascinating illustration of the history of the Temple of Philae and the entire Egyptian history and watch the amazing light show.
  • Languages of the show may vary according to the schedule
  • Overnight in the Nile Cruise in Aswan

Day Five: Aswan

  • After having the best breakfast, we check out the Nile Cruise after having a fabulous Cruise sailing down the Nile
  • After this amazing Nile journey, Transfer to Aswan Airport.
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