Journey deep into ancient Egypt on a relaxing 5-star luxury cruise along the Nile from Hughada to Luxor and Aswan. See monumental landscapes from sunrise to sunset, explore temples and historical sites and experience local culture.
What to Expect
Cruise in style along the Nile River and experience a rich tapestry of ancient Egyptian history and enchanting landscapes in 5-star luxury.
During your time on the river you’ll enjoy a relaxing and fascinating journey into ancient Egypt. You can plan many details of your own itinerary with privately guided tours at the Valley of the Kings, Karnak, Edfu Temple, Kom Ombo and the beautiful Philae Temple in Aswan. Your experience will be enhanced by the services of a qualified Egyptologist guide.
Day 1: Luxor
Board the 5-star luxury boat to begin your Nile Cruise. You’ll cross the Nile to visit the West Bank to explore the Valley of the Kings, the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut and the Colossi of Memnon. Next stop is the East Bank of Luxor, where you’ll visit the Karnak Temple. Rest overnight in Luxor with the opportunity to disembark and soak up the lively atmosphere at a Karnak Temple sound and light show (not included in the tour price).
Day 2: Edfu (Meals: Breakfast)
As the sun rises you’ll set sail for Esna and Edfu. Enjoy the natural landscapes of the Nile Valley as you look out over the desert. Soon the great temples will come into view, including the well-preserved Edfu Temple of Horus. A peaceful overnight stopover in Edfu follows.
Day 3: Kom Ombo – Aswan (Meals: Breakfast)
After breakfast on board, history is brought to life for you on an informative guided tour of the Horus Temple in Edfu. Afterwards you’ll sail to Kom Ombo and the unusual and mysterious Kom Ombo Temple. Relax as the sun sets and sail to Aswan under the stars.
Day 4: Aswan Dam (Breakfast)
Daybreak reveals your new setting in Aswan. Enjoy one last delicious breakfast before checking out and then visiting the High Dam. You’ll see the unfinished obelisk as well. Relax in an air-conditioned vehicle for the transfer back to your Hurghada hotel.
- 5-star Nile cruise
- Sightseeing as per itinerary
- Qualified Egyptologist guide
- Meals as per itinerary (breakfast)
- Hotel pick-up and drop off
What's Not Included
- Karnak Temple sound and light show
- Admission fees