Esmeralda Nile Cruise

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

The Esmeralda Nile Cruise is one of the most elegant ships in Egypt. The ship would offer a distinctive experience sailing down the Nile in charm. With 60 comfortable cabins, around 25 sqm, and two deluxe luxurious presidential suites, Esmeralda is among the most amazing Nile cruise ships in Egypt.

Features

  • Fitness Centre
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool
  • Spa Facilities
  • Front office available 24 hours
  • Internet service against charge on board
  • Laundry service
  • Large sun deck
  • Doctor available upon need
  • Meeting space can be arranged if boat is totally chartered
  • 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

At first you will embark the Nile Cruise ship in Aswan for a marvelous journey from Aswan to Luxor.

Start this marvelous Nile cruise trip by visiting the most wonderful historical sites in Aswan and begin with  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.  

Then you will be passing by the incredible structure 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 sites included in many travel packages to Egypt. 

To have an extraordinary ending for today’s journey, you will be visitg 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.

Onboard the Nile cruise you will be having an amazing entertainment program in the evening just for you, this will include belly dancing shows, live music, costume parties, and much more.

Continue the day by sailing towards Kom Ombo city and enjoy your overnight in the Nile Cruise.

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

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

Your Nile Cruise ship will land first 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 continue sailing towards Edfu city and start exploring 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.

Your Nile cruise ship while sailing from Aswan to Luxor will offer you an amazing entertainment program everyday in the evening. this program will include belly dancing shows, live music, costume parties, and much more.

Sail towards Luxor tonight and spend a relaxing sleep at the middle of the Nile.

Day 03: Luxor West Bank Tour

You will be enjoying the breakfast at your Nile Cruise to get ready for more fun in this Luxor and Aswan Nile Cruise package.

To begin your visits today, you will start with the West Bank of Luxor and explore 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.

Now, you will continue the magic by visiting the most beautiful 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.

Let’s end today’s 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.

Your Nile cruise sailing down the Nile having an amazing entertainment program for you in the evening to enjoy the belly dancing show, live music, costume parties, and much more.

Tonight you will be sailing towards Luxor city to enjoy the historical magic of the city.

Spend the overnight in the Nile Cruise with the charming views of the Nile.

Day 04: Luxor East Bank Tours + Disembarkation

Breakfast will be served to you in the Nile Cruise before starting today’s visits at the East Bank of Luxor by exploring 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.

Then your 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 you finish your visits, you will check out the Nile Cruise.

05 Days / 04 Nights

Day 01: Embarkation + Luxor East Bank Tours

Check in the Nile cruise ship to start our marvelous ride down the Nile. Then begin your trip at 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 visit should 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. You will be having all meals including breakfast, lunch, and dinner in the Nile Cruise. Have an amazing entertainment event in the evening onboard Nile cruise, this will include belly dancing shows, live music, costume parties, and much more. Your overnight will be a relaxing one at the night of the Nile Cruise.

Day 02: Luxor West Bank Tour + Sail to Edfu

Enjoy your delicious breakfast at the Nile Cruise to get ready for more fun in this Luxor and Aswan Nile Cruise package. And start exploring the historical sites of the West Bank of Luxor by visiting 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 should never miss visiting the charming 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. Moving on with this amazing trip you will be 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 all meals including breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Your Nile cruise ship will be offering you amazing entertainment events in the evening while will include belly dancing shows, live music, costume parties, and much more. Tonight you will be sailing towards Edfu while you’re spending a relaxing night in the Nile Cruise.

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

The most delicious breakfast will be served on the Nile Cruise then you will be ready to have more fun on this Nile cruise trip. Open the day with a special visit 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, you will be sailing towards Kom Ombo. Once you’re in Kom Ombo city, of course you will have to explore 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. The Nile cruise will be organizing amazing entertainment events in the evening including belly dancing shows, live music, costume parties, and much more. You will be sailing towards Aswan tonight while you’re spending a great night in the Nile Cruise.

Day 04: Aswan Tours

Start your day with the most delicious breakfast in the Nile Cruise and get ready to continue this marvelous Nile cruise trip. You will be visiting the most wonderful historical sites in Aswan and the Philae Temple, is the best example. This temple is among the 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. To continue in this marvelous tour, you have to pass by 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. As this is the last visit of the day, you should make it more special by visiting 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. The Nile cruise will be organizing a wonderful entertainment program for you to enjoy the evening by offering belly dancing shows, live music, costume parties, and much more. Your overnight will be on the Nile Cruise for this night too.

Day 05: Optional Tour to Abu Simbel + Final Departure

You will be enjoying your breakfast in the early morning before checking out the Nile Cruise At the end you will be having the choice to go on an 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. Then you will get ready to 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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