Blue Shadow Nile Cruise

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Duration
04 Days / 03 Nights
Availability
21 Dec. – 5 Jan. 2020
Min PAX
2

The Blue Shadow Nile Cruise is among the most luxurious Nile Cruise ships that sail down the Nile in Upper Egypt. Established in 2015, the ship hosts 54 nice cabins and 3 large suites. The ship boosts one of the most exciting yet comfortable journeys down the Nile in Egypt. With 57 cabins, each being 24 sqm, the Blue Shadow Nile Cruise has some of the largest cabins among all other ships in Egypt.

Features

  • Front office available 24 hours
  • Internet service against charge on board
  • Laundry service
  • Large sun deck with swimming pool and pool bar
  • Gift shop
  • Doctor available upon need
  • Meeting space can be arranged if boat is totally chartered
  • International telephone and fax service against charge
  • Fitness equipment
  • Sauna and massage
  • Fully air-conditioned cabins (individually controlled)
  • Marine satellite TV reception closed circuit video
  • LCD Television in all cabins
  • Cabins are equipped with private W/C, shower and hair dryer
  • Sound System, safety box & Mini bar in all cabins

Transport:

  • Private Transportation
  • Horse Carriage at Edfu
  • Taftaf at Valley of the Kings.
  • Motor Boat to Philae Island.

 Itinerary

04 Days / 03 Nights
Day 01: Embarkation + Aswan Tours

Start the journey and embark the Nile Cruise ship in Aswan for a marvelous trip from Aswan to Luxor.

Start this marvelous Nile cruise journey by visiting the most wonderful historical sites in Aswan and the first place will be  the Philae Temple.  One of the most important centers for the worship of the goddess Isis. Constructed in the 1st century BC, it is among the most interesting ancient sites in Egypt. The whole complex was transferred to its current location in Agilkia Island after the building of the High Dam.  

It’s now the time to explore some incredible structures at the site of the High Dam,  constructed to restore the water of the River Nile and produce electricity, the dam was built more than 50 years ago by the help of the Soviet Union. Today, it is one of the popular sties included in many travel packages to Egypt. 

Your last visit of today’s journey will be to the Unfinished Obelisk,  which was found in the granite quarry in the Southern part of the city of Aswan.  If completed, the unfinished obelisk would have been the largest piece of stone humans ever dealt with.

Your Nile cruise ship will be offering you an amazing entertainment program in the evening to enjoy some belly dancing shows, live music, costume parties, and much more.

Sail towards Kom Ombo city tonight while enjoying the Nile views at night.

Day 02: Tour to Kom Ombo & Edfu + Sail to Luxor

Breakfast will be served to you in your Nile Cruise before getting ready to continue this magnificent sail from Aswan to Luxor.

Your Nile Cruise ship will land in the morning at the location of the Temple of Kom Ombo, dedicated to two gods; Horus, the falcon god, and Sobek, the crocodile god. The Greco-Roman temple is famous for its matchless location overlooking the Nile. Construction work of the temple started in the 2nd century BC by Ptolemy VI and was completed during the reign of Ptolemy XII during the 1st century AD.

Then you will sail towards Edfu city as you should never miss visiting  the Temple of Edfu, This temple is the largest and most wonderful Ptolemaic temple in Egypt. Established more than 2000 years ago after 3 centuries of construction works, the temple includes several wonderful features.

You will be having an entertainment program in the evening of the Nile cruise while you’re sailing down the Nile, from Aswan to Luxor, or vice versa. This program will include belly dancing shows, live music, costume parties, and much more.

Tonight you will be sailing towards Luxor to continue this marvelous trip and enjoy some relaxing sleep at night.

Day 03: Luxor West Bank Tour

In the early morning you will be enjoying your breakfast at the Nile Cruise then you will get ready for some fun on this Nile trip.

As a beginning for this sharming day, you should never miss exploring the amazing site of the Valley of the Kings.  considered the best preserved and greatest ancient Egyptian burial site. Established by the Pharaohs of the New Kingdom, starting from the 18th dynasty, more than 3500 years ago, it contains several amazing tombs.

At the West Bank of Luxor you have to visit the incredible Temple of Hatshepsut, The finest mortuary temple to be built in Egypt. Constructed by Queen Hatshepsut more than  3500 years ago, the temple has several distinctive features.

Today’s trip can’t be more interesting without visiting the great Colossi of Memnon. These stunning and huge two statues are the only parts of the existing section of the mortuary temple of Amenhotep III. Named after the Greek hero, Memnon, one of these two statues used to make some humming noises. They believed they were of the mother of Memnon crying after the death of her son.

Your Nile cruise ship has an amazing entertainment program in the evening just for you to enjoy belly dancing shows, live music, costume parties, and much more.

Continue sailing towards Luxor and enjoy the rest of the pharaonic history in the middle of the Nile.

Spend a relaxing overnight on your Nile Cruise.

Day 04: Luxor East Bank Tours + Disembarkation

Breakfast will be served to you early in the morning on the Nile Cruise.

Then you will begin today’s tour in the East Bank of Luxor by visiting the Karnak Temple. This is the biggest and most amazing temple of ancient Egypt. Established more than 4000 years ago, the most astonishing elements include the avenue of sphinxes, several obelisks, the sacred lake, and the huge hypostyle hall of Ramses II.

The next stop in the East Bank of Luxor should be to the amazing Luxor Temple. Considered by many scholars as an open-air museum of ancient Egyptian art, the temple was founded more than 3500 years ago and it was where many kings celebrated their crowning.

Once your visits on this amazing trip ends, you will check out your Nile Cruise.

05 Days / 04 Nights

Day 01: Embarkation + Luxor East Bank Tours

Start the journey by checking in the Nile cruise ship to begin this marvelous ride down the Nile. Your first visit will be to the East bank of Luxor by exploring the Karnak Temple. The biggest and most astonishing temples of ancient Egypt. Dedicated to the worship of the god Amun and the holy triad of Thebes, these huge temples took 2000 years to be completed. Your next stop will be much more interesting, as it will be to the Luxor Temple. Featured with the two huge statues of Ramses II at the entrance, the temple was founded in the 15th century BC. Many kings had their additions contributed to the temple afterwards. The Nile Cruise will be offering you all meals including breakfast, lunch, and dinner with charming views to the great Nile River Your Nile cruise ship will be organizing amazing entertainment events in the evening for you to enjoy belly dancing shows, live music, costume parties, and much more. Spend your night in the Nile Cruise and get some relaxing sleep in the middle of the Nile.

Day 02: Luxor West Bank Tour + Sail to Edfu

You will be enjoying the breakfast at the Nile Cruise to get ready for more fun in this Luxor and Aswan Nile Cruise trip. You will start today’s journey by exploring the historical sites of the West Bank of Luxor and visit the Valley of the Kings. Established more than 3500 years ago, the kings of ancient Egypt started hiding their tombs inside the mountains to protect them against intruders. Today, they still preserve their greatness and charm with bright colors and marvelous decorations. Next, you will be heading to the West Bank of Luxor and explore the amazing Temple of Hatshepsut. This impressive temple was constructed on the ruins of a much older mortuary temple of Mentuhotep II during the 15th century BC. Today, it is famous for its terraces, colorful statues, and many chapels. You can move on with this amazing trip by visiting Colossi of Memnon. These stunning and huge two statues are the only parts of the existing section of the mortuary temple of Amenhotep III. Named after the Greek hero, Memnon, one of these two statues used to make some humming noises. They believed they were of the mother of Memnon crying after the death of her son. The Nile Cruise will be offering you all meals including breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Nile cruise will be organizing amazing entertainment events for you in the evening including belly dancing shows, live music, costume parties, and much more. Now, you will be sailing towards Edfu city while you’re spending the night on the Nile Cruise.

Day 03: Tour to Edfu & Kom Ombo + Sail to Aswan

Breakfast will be served to you on the Nile Cruise while you’re getting ready to have more fun in this Nile cruise package in Egypt. The next visit of this amazing day will be to the Temple of Edfu, the finest preserved ancient Egyptian temple in the land of the Nile. It was constructed by the Ptolemies in the 3rd century BC for the worship of the god Horus. The temple is featured with its marvelous stone columns and fascinating wall carvings. Afterwards, we would be sailing towards Kom Ombo. Your Nile Cruise ship will land next at the location of the Temple of Kom Ombo, established in the Ptolemaic period and completed in the Roman era, the temple is dedicated to two gods, the local crocodile, Sobek, and the famous eagle god, Haroeris. This was why the temple was divided into two sections; one for each god. Nile cruise will be organizing an amazing entertainment event just for you in the evening, this may include belly dancing shows, live music, costume parties, and much more. Tonight you will sail towards Aswan to continue this historical magic. Spend your overnight in the Nile Cruise.

Day 04: Aswan Tours

Enjoy your breakfast on the Nile Cruise before having this marvelous Nile cruise package in Egypt by visiting the most wonderful historical sites in Aswan. Start this marvelous journey in Aswan by visiting the Philae Temple, the best example of Potomac temples that was finely preserved. It was a central hub for the worship of the goddess Isis. The whole complex was relocated to Agilkia Island after the construction of the High Dam in a huge project led by UNESCO. You can continue this marvelous trip by visiting the High Dam. Considered by many people as the most important construction of modern Egypt, the dam was built in the 1960s to restore the flood water of the River Nile and generate electricity. The last visit of today goes to the Unfinished Obelisk, which was found in the granite quarry in the Southern part of the city of Aswan. If completed, the unfinished obelisk would have been the largest piece of stone humans ever dealt with. Your Nile cruise ship will offer you a wonderful entertainment program in the evening which includes belly dancing shows, live music, costume parties, and much more. Spend the overnight in the Nile Cruise and enjoy the charming Nile views.

Day 05: Optional Tour to Abu Simbel + Final Departure

You will be enjoying the most tasty breakfast at your Nile Cruise ship then check out the Nile Cruise after having a charming journey. It’s now the time to offer you Optional Tour to Abu Simbel. the finest example of marvelous temples built by the ancient Egyptians in Nubia. Constructed by Ramses II more than 3000 year ago, the temple was transferred to its current location after the building of the High Dam. Once you had a great time throughout this amazing trip, you will be heading back to the Aswan Airport.

Include
  • 04 or 03 Nights’ accommodation on board the Nile cruise based on Full Board.
  • Meet and assist service upon arrival and Departure.
  • All Transfers by Modern A/C private Vehicles.
  • All the Nile Cruise excursions as mentioned in the Itinerary.
  • All entrance fees to all sighs and Temples in and between Luxor & Aswan.
  • Private English speaking Tour guide.
  • All Services Charges and Tax.
Exclude
  • Any extra Meals and Beverages.
  • All personal Expenses like Laundry and etc…
  • Tipping to Guide, Driver and etc..
  • Any optional tours may require.

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