Cruise Schedule: Saturday-Monday-Thursday.
Pick up Time: 8 am (Available to change)
Tour Type: Join Tours
Tour Duration: 4 Days/3 Nights
Pick up Location: Luxor airport, train station or Luxor east bank Hotel.
Optional Tours: – Horse and Carriage city tour in Luxor. – Sound and light show at Karnak temple. – Hot Air Balloon in Luxor. – Sound and light show at Philae temple.
Cruise the Nile River from Luxor to Aswan on a 5-star cruise that explores the ancient highlights of the Upper Nile. From the Temple of Philae to Kom Ombo Temple and the Valley of the Kings, discover royal tombs to temples. Discover one of the most impressive temples in Egypt by visiting Abu Simbel 285 km south of Aswan, small-group tour, a visit to a local family in a Nubian village on Soheil Island. Have fun and enjoy plenty of night entertainments of the belly dancing show, galabia party, Nubian show or disco and more in 4 days/3 nights Nile Cruise every Saturday, Monday, or Thursday from Luxor to Aswan. Full board, check in with lunch, check out with breakfast.
Note:★Recommended Arrival time on the first day should be before 12:01 pm.
★ Tour ends in Aswan on the last day around 6 pm, so evening departure is recommended.
Egypt Gift Tours licensed tour guide will meet and assist you at Luxor Airport, Railway station 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 largest temple ever: Karnak temple built through 2000 years, covering an area of about 63 acres. Listen carefully to the stories and legends to be told by your tour guide. Marvel at the sheer size of the Great Hypo-style Hall, take photos between the huge columns and obelisks.
Proceed to visit Luxor temple, where ancient Egyptian, Christian, and Islamic features are exhibited. Admire its obelisk and statues. Back to the cruise, dinner on board and overnight in Luxor.
Note: If your arrival to Luxor is so early, so we will start the tour directly 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.
Meals included: lunch and dinner.
Accommodation: Overnight in Luxor.
Breakfast and start your remarkable day by driving to the West Bank to explore the Theban Necropolis by visiting 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 sole Pharaoh.
End your tour in the West Bank by a photo stop in front of the gigantic statues of Memnon. Return back to the Cruise by noon to have your lunch.
Start sailing down the River Nile, afternoon tea on the sundeck. Cross Esna Lock and overnight in Edfu.
Meals included: breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Accommodation: Overnight in Edfu.
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. Back to the cruise. Relax on the deck watching the unique landscape and admire the scenery of the Nile river while sailing to Kom Ombo. Lunch on board. Afternoon tea on the sundeck.
Late in the afternoon, stop at Kom Ombo city where to visit the unique double temple of Sobek, the crocodile God and Horus, the falcon God. Return to the cruise and have dinner followed by folkloric party operated by the cruise staff and tour guides. Continue sailing to Aswan for overnight.
Meals included: breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Accommodation: Overnight in Aswan.
Check out around 4:30 am, leave your luggage in the cruise reception and pick your breakfast box. Then your guide will pick you up for Abu Simbel trip (sharing a group in a bus or minibus), drive for about 3 hours 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 Aswan around 2:00 pm to pick your luggage from the cruise and proceed to visit the Graeco Roman Temple dedicated to goddess Isis using a small motorboat to get there.
Continue for the fantastic trip in nature to the Nubian Village. Down to the Nile to take a motorboat, sailing slowly to enjoy the scenery and views to the Nubian Village on Soheil Island, have a welcome drink in one of the Nubian families houses, talk to them, know about their customs, walk around the village with your guide. Finish by sunset, enjoy the breeze and watch the birds while going back.
Later on, you will be transferred to your Aswan east Hotel, Airport or Railway station.
Meals included: breakfast.
Accommodation: No accommodation Included.
All Cabins Contain:
Prices are quoted in US Dollars per person per trip except during Christmas, New Year and Easter holidays.
Child pricing applies to children who share rooms with their parents (Max 1 Child in one Room)