L4-Day 3-Night Nile Cruise from Aswan to Luxor Including Abu Simbel- Private Tour

4 Days 3 Nights

Description

Overview

Cruise down the river Nile in a 4-day 3-night and see major archaeological sites from Aswan to Luxor led by a private qualified Egyptologist tour guide. Discover breathtaking and most impressive pharaonic temples, while you dig deep into history and mythology. Visit the Kom Ombo Temple, the only temple in Egypt that is shared by the crocodile-headed god Sobek and the falcon-headed god Horus. See the temples of Karnak, Edfu and more. Explore the Valley of the Kings, the final resting place of more than 60 pharaohs of ancient Egypt. Discover the most impressive temples of Abu Simbel 285 km from Aswan. Enjoy easy transfers including pickup and drop off from airport, train station and hotel. For more about this trip, please go through the itinerary below.

Notes:

-Arrival time on the first day should be before 12:01 pm.
-The tour ends in Luxor on the last day around 3:30 to 4:30 pm, so evening departure is recommended.

This Tour is offered in: Arabic, English, French, Spanish, German, Japanese, Russian or Italian(Please Advice)

Schedule from Aswan

Tour Type

Pick up Time

Sunday-Monday-Wednesday

-Friday

Nile cruise from Aswan to Luxor

Around 8:00 am

(available to change)

Tour Duration

Important optional tours

4 Days/3 Nights

1-Nubian Village.

2-Hot Air Balloon.

Itinerary

Day 1: Transfer to Nile Cruise and Aswan Tour

Our licensed tour guide will meet and assist you at Aswan railway station, Airport or hotel to be transferred by A/C van to your 5 stars Nile Cruise to check in before lunch. Have lunch on board. Then, start your tour by visiting the High Dam; achieved in 1960 to protect Egypt from the flood and generate electric. Proceed to visit Philae Temple; the Greaco Roman temple dedicated to goddess Isis using a small motorboat to get there. Later on, return back to your cruise for dinner, folkloric show, and overnight in Aswan.

Meals included: lunch and dinner.

Accommodation: Overnight in Aswan

Note: If your arrival to Aswan is so early, so we will start the tour direct upon arrival since the cruise check-in time at 12:00 and we don’t want our guest to waste their time waiting at the lobby for check-in.

Day 2: Abu Simbel Trip, Navigation and Kom Ombo Temple

Around 4:30, your guide will pick you up for Abu Simbel trip (sharing a small group), to visit one of  the most impressive places in Egypt; the rock-cut temples of Abu Simbel with their unique design built for King Ramesses 2nd and his beloved Queen Nefertari. Get back to the cruise by noon time. Enjoy  lunch and be ready for the cruise navigation by afternoon heading to Kom Ombo city where to visit the dual temple of Sobek, the crocodile God and Horus, the Falcon God. Back to the cruise and have dinner. Continue sailing to Edfu for overnight.

Meals included: Breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Accommodation: Overnight at Edfu

Day 3: Edfu Temple and Arrive Luxor (visit Luxor Temple)

After your breakfast, enjoy Horse Carriage ride with your tour guide to visit the temple of Horus at Edfu which is considered to be the most complete and the best preserved of all the Egyptian temples. Return to the cruise, relax on the deck watching the unique landscape and admire the beautiful scenery of the Nile river while sailing to Luxor. Cross Esna Lock, lunch on board and afternoon tea on the sundeck. Late in the afternoon, arrive at Luxor dock, to be transferred to enjoy Luxor temple on the East bank of Luxor; where ancient Egyptian, Christian and Islamic features are exhibited. Dinner on board and belly dancing show. Overnight in Luxor.

Note: If your cruise arrives by 3:00 or 3:30 pm, then you have chance to visit both Karnak and Luxor Temples on the East Bank of Luxor.

Meal included: breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Day 4: Luxor West Bank, Karnak Temple Tour and Departure transfer

Breakfast and check out to start your remarkable day by driving to the West Bank to visit the Valley of the Kings, where the pharaohs from the New Kingdom carved their tombs in the mountains aiming to hide their treasure and protect their mummies. Then, to the Mortuary temple of the famous queen Hatshepsut at El Deir El Bahari. Listen from your guide to her exciting story and how she managed to rule as a solo female Pharaoh. End your tour in the West Bank by a photo stop in front of the gigantic 17-meters statues of Memnon. Lunchtime in a local restaurant (optional). Drive back to the East Bank to see the largest temple ever; Karnak temple built through 2000 years and covering an area of about 63 acres. Later on, transfer to Luxor railway station, Airport or Luxor hotel.

Meal included: Breakfast.

Optional Tours:

  • Hot Air Balloon In Luxor(85$ per person)
  • Nubian Village by motorboat(40 $ per person)

Facilities:

All Cabins Contain:

  • Mini Bar.
  • Safe Deposit Box.
  • Satellite TV.
  • Private Bathroom with full bathtub.

Additional information:

  • Child rate applies only when sharing 2 paying adults.(Maximum 1 Child sharing parent’s room )
  • A child from 6 to 11 years old accompanied by one adult will be treated as an adult.
  • Prices are quoted in U.S dollars , per person per trip and valid, except during Christmas, New Year and Easter Holidays (60$ per person per night will be charged as extra supplement for these Holidays).
  • If your arrival to Aswan is so early, so we will start the tour direct upon arrival as Cruise check in at 12:00.
  • Sometimes due to sailing conditions on the River Nile, Nile Cruises itineraries schedule and sailing time maybe updated. We assure that our clients will see all what is on their itineraries but maybe in different order

Included:

  • Meals, start with lunch and end with breakfast.
  • Meet and assist upon arrival and departure.
  • All transfers, pickup and drop off by a private A/C. vehicle.
  • All Nile Cruise excursions as mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Abu Simbel Trip (Sharing a small group).
  • Professional English speaking Egyptology tour guide.
  • All services and charges.

Excluded:

  • Entrance fees to the mentioned sightseeing.
  • Drinks during meals on the cruise
  • Any personal expenses like laundry etc or Any optional Tours.
  • Tipping to the guide, drivers, cruise crew etc.

Cruise Price:

  •  Per Single Cabin: 600 $
  • Per Person in Double Cabin :400 $
  • Per Person in Triple Cabin: 400 $

Children Policy:

  • 0 – 05.99 Free of Charge.
  • 6 – 11.99 sharing with their parents, pay 50% of the tour price.
  • 12+ pay full tour price as per adult person.

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