Nile Cruise

4-Day Nile Cruise from Aswan to Luxor

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What You'll Do
  • Take a 4-day Nile cruise from Aswan to Luxor
  • Take guided tours of the Valley of the Kings and the Queen Hatshepsuit, Karnak, Luxor, Edfu, Kom Ombo, and Philae Temples
  • Visit the Aswan Dam
  • Enjoy evening entertainment including a Galabiya party, Nubian show, or belly dancing show
  • Feast on a mix of Egyptian and Western food
  • Enjoy privileged, personalized attention from your expert Egyptologist guide on this cruise
Cruise on the Nile! The romance on the Egyptian Nile River can be experienced in luxury and comfort on your cruise ships sailing from Aswan to Luxor. Enjoy fascinating temples tours along the way.
What to Expect
Day 1 :- Nile Cruise - Visit the high dam and Philae Temple

Welcome Aswan, Egypt (Around the clock) A Local representative will meet & assist you at Aswan airport, Rail station.

A Local tour guide will be glad to pick you up and accompany you on an unforgettable tour to visit Aswan high dam, crossing the old Aswan dam along the way. The high dam contains 43 million cubic meters of water and boasts an impressive volume 17 times bigger than the great pyramid of Giza. Your guide will explain to you the importance of the dam in Egypt.

End the tour with a romantic motorboat ride to Philae temple of the goddess Isis. The name Philae stems from the ancient Egyptian word Pilak meaning “the remote place”. The seclusion and serenity of the location provides a suitable end to the tour before heading back to your Nile cruise for lunch.

In addition you will have the chance to visit a perfumery factory and purchase genuine essence items if you wish.
Optional tour:- Sound & Light Show at Philae temple.
Meals: Lunch, Dinner

Day 2: - Felucca Nile Sailing tour- Visit Kom Ombo temple, sail to Edfu. Overnight in Edfu

After breakfast, enjoy the peace and tranquility of the felucca Nile sailing ride in Aswan, enjoy a relaxing sailing and let your hand glide along the Nile’s surface as you bathe in the warm Egyptian sun., Back to your Nile Cruise for Lunch

Start sailing to Kom ombo, visit the unusual double temple dedicated to both the crocodile god Sobek and the falcon god Horus, located on the east bank of the Nile. Kom ombo temple was built during the Ptolemaic dynasty with additions during the Roman period. While much of the temple has been destroyed by the Nile flood, the ruins are spectacular and some of the 300 crocodile mummies discovered in the vicinity are displayed inside the temple crocodile museum. Your guide will explain the fascinating history of Kom-ombo during your tour. Then, depart for the scenic sailing to Edfu and overnight in Edfu.

Optional tour:- Abu simbel tour from Aswan by Road Or Plane
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3: - Visit Edfu temple, Cruise to Luxor- Visit Karnak temple & Luxor temple

After breakfast, it is time to visit Edfu temple, dedicated to the falcon god Horus and considered the best preserved of all Egypt’s temples. The dramatic temple dates from the reign of Cleopatra VII and was built of sandstone between 237 – 57 B.C. See the gigantic granite statue of the falcon god in the main courtyard and at the entrance. Explore the inner sanctuary and learn more about one of the most significant deities from Ancient Egypt.

Back to your Nile cruise and continue sailing to Luxor via Esna, lunch, free time on board the cruise, enjoy your afternoon tea out on the sundeck.

Arrive Luxor at sunset time, Nile Holiday tour guide will be glad to pick you from your Nile cruise and start your tour with a visit to Karnak temple. Walk along the avenue of sphinx to enter the complex as your guide explains how the massive facade was constructed.

On entering the Karnak temple, you will see each legacy left by the various pharaohs as the complex grew even larger. The deeper you go into the complex, the further back in time you will travel with the oldest ruins dating back over 3,000 years. After a tour of the complex you will have additional free time to explore at leisure.

Continue to Luxor temple which was once joined to the Karnak temple by a three-kilometer long avenue of sphinx, a portion of which marks the entrance to Luxor temple. It is a pure Egyptian temple has survived Nile floods, foreign invasion and thousands of years exposed to the elements. Back to your Nile cruise & Overnight

Optional tour: – Sound & light show at Karnak temple
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4: - Visit the Valley of the Kings, queen Hatshepsut temple and colossi of Memnon - departure transfer

After breakfast, Tour guide will be glad to start your tour, crossing the Nile River to the west bank. You’ll visit the necropolis of the ancient city of Thebes.

Arrive at the Valley of the Kings, the burial place of the kings of Thebes (ancient Luxor); you will visit 3 tombs of the most famous pharaohs of Egypt’s new kingdom, who ruled for a period of nearly 500 years from the 16th to 11th century B.C. You will have a brief stop at the visitor’s center. As tour guides are not permitted inside the tombs. Your guide will tell you what to look for inside the elaborately decorated tombs. If you wish to visit king Tutankhamon and Ramses VI tombs, an additional cost is payable direct.

Proceed to visit the temple of Queen Hatshepsut, one of the most striking monuments in Egypt. Your guide will introduce you to the history of the temple and the story of Queen Hatshepsut, the famous female ruler of Egypt who posed as a male to gain the throne. There is free time to explore at your leisure as you wander the large courtyards and admire the intricate hieroglyphic decorations.

Returning to Luxor there will be time for a brief photo stop at the two colossi of Memnon. These two giant statues standing tall and proud on Luxor west bank are all that remain of the ancient funerary temple of Amenhotep III.

In addition you will have the chance to visit an alabaster factory and purchase genuine items if you wish.
Final transfer to Luxor airport or Hotel, End of your 3-Night Nile Cruise Aswan Luxor service
Optional tour:- Hot air balloon ride in Luxor
Meals: Breakfast
What's Included
  • Meet and assist upon arrival and departure
  • All transfers by private air-conditioned Modern vehicle
  • Accommodation for 4 days / 3 nights on 5 star deluxe Nile cruise
  • Entrance fees to all mentioned sightseeing
  • Qualified Egyptologist tour guide
  • Meals as indicated in the above itinerary
  • Shopping tours during the tour
  • Assistance of staff during the tour
  • Portage when needed
  • All service charges and taxes
What's Not Included
  • Any optional tours
  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuities
Meeting Point

Pick-up from Aswan hotels, airport or Rail Station

What to Remember
What To Bring?
- Passport valid for 6 months
- Warm clothes in winter
- Cotton clothes in summer
- Hat, Sun block, Sunglasses
- Comfortable shoes
- Photo/Video Camera

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