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Nile Cruise 5 Days 4 Nights from Luxor to Aswan

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Day 1: Luxor

Stop At: Temple of Karnak, Karnak, Luxor Egypt
Our Egyptologist guide will pick you up from your hotel / Airport to accompany you to visit the complex of Karnak temples. Karnak Temple is one of the biggest Temples in the entire world, here you have the chance to visit the Sacred Lake and the huge Scarab Statue which apparently if you walk around few times it brings you a good luck as may your wishes come true. Karnak Temples were built in dedication to the triad of Thebes God Amon, his wife Mut and their son Khonsu.
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes

Stop At: Luxor Temple, Luxor 23512 Egypt
Then to Luxor temple which has alive evidences to many civilizations and religions that been practiced inside its walls for thousands of years related to Pharaonic, Coptic and Islamic. It was built by Amenhotep III in the 18th Dynasty about 1300 B.C. to prove his rights in the rule of Egypt by representing the story of his divine birth on the walls of divine birth room inside the temple. Also, Ramses II and Tut Ankh Amon put their fingerprints on the completion of the temple since Luxor was the capital of Egypt during the New Kingdom era. Check in the cruise. Overnight in Luxor .
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Meals included:
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight stay in 5 stars Nile Cruise

Day 2: Luxor & Sailing to Edfu

Stop At: Valley of the Kings, Luxor City, Luxor 85511 Egypt
Breakfast on board. An expected busy day when you cross the Nile river towards the west bank. First visit to the Valley of the Kings, the valley contains 63 royal tombs within the New Kingdom era 1500 B.C. The reason of choosing the west bank in the burial, because of the dry environment, adequate Limestone queries and to keep their tombs and the royal mummies obscured from the robbers. The walls of these tombs are containing incredible carvings and inscriptions indicating the religious life of the Pharaohs.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari, Kings Valley Rd Deir el-Bahari, Luxor 23512 Egypt
Then proceed to Temple of Queen Hatshepsut. It is such a unique temple in its architectural style. Where it contains inscriptions of the royal journey to Puntland. And visions of the divine birth of the Queen Hatshepsut. The limestone mortuary temple of Hatshepsut was designed and constructed by the high priest and architecture Senenmut 1503 B.C. Later you will be listening to the legendary story of Colossi of Memnon in a granary area. These gigantic statues are sculptured from sandstone.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Colossi of Memnon, Thebes, Luxor Egypt
After finishing your enjoyable visit, you will get back to the cruise and start sailing to Edfu. enjoy passing Esna locks. Overnight in Edfu.
Duration: 30 minutes

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight stay in 5 star Nile Cruise

Day 3: Edfu & Kom Ombo

Stop At: Temple of Horus at Edfu, Adfo, Edfu Egypt
Breakfast on board. In this day you will explore a new era of the ancient Egyptian history that called Greek-Roman period. Ptolemaic period started in 332 B.C by Alexander the great when he invaded Egypt to liberate them from Persians and to establish his own great Empire. The guide will accompany you to visit one of the most preserved Greek-Roman achievements in Egypt it is Edfu temple. Edfu temple is dedicated to the cult of Horus (Falcon God 237 B.C). Greeks and Romans are influenced in the ancient Egyptian culture, religion and architects however they decided to merge it with their heritage when they rebuilt the ruined temples.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Temple of Kom Ombo, Nagoa Ash Shatb, Kom Ombo 81611 Egypt
Lunch on board, whilst sailing to Kom Ombo town. English tea time on the sundeck then another tour to Kom Ombo Temple & Crocodile museum. Temple of Kom Ombo is unique designed architecture located just few steps on the east bank of Nile river, it divided equally between Sobek “crocodile god” and Horus “falcon god”. There are two long access are leading to two interior sanctuaries. Again, back to the cruise navigating to Aswan. Overnight in Aswan.
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight stay in 5 stars Nile Cruise

Day 4: Aswan Sightseeing

Stop At: Aswan High Dam, Manteqet As Sad Al Aali, Aswan Egypt
Breakfast on board. Time to visit the nicest city of Egypt, town of charm and beauty it is land of Nubia. On the way to visit Aswan sightseeing you will have a look and drive over the oldest dam in Egypt the low Aswan dam that built in 1898. Probably the first tour will be the High-Dam distinctly is one of the biggest dams in the world was built in 1960. Enjoy seeing the reservoir “artificial lake Naser”, friendship monument and power-plants.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Temple of Philae, Island of Agilika, Aswan Egypt
Secondly a water trip to Philae Island located in the middle of the Nile and was dedicated to the goddess Isis. You will be able to visit a complex of Geek-Roman chapels and Phiela temple. The entire complex is moved from its original location on Phiela Island to Egilika Island to salvage it from submerging when the dams were built there.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Unfinished Obelisk, Sheyakhah Oula, Aswan Egypt
Thirdly a visit to the ancient quarry where the Unfinished Obelisk is lying down there. This place explains how the ancient Egyptians cut numerous obelisks in there to be founded in their ancient temples. Overnight in Aswan.
Duration: 45 minutes

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight stay in 5 stars Nile Cruise

Day 5: Departure

Pass By: Aswan, Aswan, Aswan Governorate, Nile River Valley
Breakfast on board. Disembarkation from Cruise to fly to Cairo or transfer to your hotel.

(optional tour to Abu Sibmel Temple)

Meals included:
• Breakfast
No accommodation included on this day.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered

Airports

  • Luxor Airport, Luxor Egypt
Departure Time
6:00 AM
Duration
5 days
Inclusions
  • 4x Breakfast
  • 4x Dinner
  • 4x Lunch
  • Accommodation included: 4 nights
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Private transportation
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Qualified Egytologist guide
  • Pick up service & Drop off
  • A bottled water for every day per pax
  • Entry/Admission - Temple of Karnak
  • Entry/Admission - Luxor Temple
  • Entry/Admission - Valley of the Kings
  • Entry/Admission - Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari
  • Entry/Admission - Colossi of Memnon
  • Entry/Admission - Temple of Horus at Edfu
  • Entry/Admission - Temple of Kom Ombo
  • Entry/Admission - Aswan High Dam
  • Entry/Admission - Temple of Philae
  • Entry/Admission - Unfinished Obelisk
Exclusions
  • International Airfare
  • Egypt Entry Visa
  • Tipping
  • Anything not mentioned
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
If you cancel at least 7 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

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