Royal Viking Nile Cruise

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

Can you imagine sailing down the Nile in the Viking style? This is what the Royal Viking Nile Cruise simply offers guests to enjoy a sail down the Nile from Luxor to Aswan or vice versa. Built in 2008, this marvelous ship fulfills the needs of all travelers. With four spacious decks, there are 68 cabins, 23 sqm, with marvelous panoramic windows that guests can open.

Features

  • Four decks
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Laundry and dry cleaning Service
  • Concierge Service
  • Room Service available until midnight
  • Medical Service Available
  • International telephone Line and Internet Connection
  • Fax Machine available, Postcards Mailing Service, Currency exchange
  • Multi-lingual 24 hrs Reception available
  • Restaurant
  • Lounge Bar & Discotheque
  • Sun Deck Bars
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool with Bar Service
  • Gym equipment, Massage service and Sauna room

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

Join the Nile Cruise ship in Aswan first to go for a marvelous journey from Aswan to Luxor.

As a start you will be visiting the most wonderful historical sites in Aswan and for example you will explore now 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 visiting the great 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. 

The last visit of the day 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 sailing willhave an amazing entertainment night program for you to enjoy belly dancing shows, live music, costume parties, and much more.

Start now sailing towards Kom Ombo city and spend the night on the Nile Cruise.

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

Get your breakfast in the morning with the amazing views of the Nile and gain some energy for this magnificent sail from Aswan to Luxor.

You will start the day by visiting the amazing site 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.

The Nile Cruise will sail next towards Edfu city to visit 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 constructions works, the temple includes several wonderful features.

You will be having an amazing entertainment night program on the Nile cruise to enjoy your evening with belly dancing shows, live music, costume parties, and much more.

You can end the day by having a relaxing sleep on the Nile Cruise while sailing towards Luxor city.

Day 03: Luxor West Bank Tour

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

Then you will start today’s visits at the West Bank of Luxor by exploring 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 journey to discover the wonders of the great 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.

To make your journey unique, you have to visit the great site of the 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 beloved Nile cruise sailing down the Nile, from Aswan to Luxor, or vice versa, will be having an amazing entertainment program in the evening for you including belly dancing shows, live music, costume parties, and much more.

Start sailing towards Luxor city tonight and enjoy the evening under the start.

Day 04: Luxor East Bank Tours + Disembarkation

Let's have a delicious breakfast first on the Nile Cruise.

Then you will be heading to the East Bank of Luxor to discover 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.

Your next stop at 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.

Get ready now to check out the Nile Cruise.

05 Days / 04 Nights

Day 01: Embarkation + Luxor East Bank Tours

Start the day by checking in the Nile cruise ship and start a marvelous ride down the Nile. 

This amazing side will begin at the East bank of Luxor tour to explore 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.

Then your next visit 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.

You will enjoy all your meals on your beloved Nile Cruise including breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

The Nile cruise ship will be organizing amazing entertainment night events for you including belly dancing shows, live music, costume parties, and much more.

Spend the night on the Nile Cruise with a relaxing sleep under the stars. 

Day 02: Luxor West Bank Tour + Sail to Edfu

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

Then you will be 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.

The next visit will be to the most famous 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.

To end the bay you will head to visit the amazing 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 will be offering you amazing entertainment night events that include belly dancing shows, live music, costume parties, and much more.

Start sailing towards Edfu city tonight and get a relaxing sleep in the middle of the Nile.

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

The most delicious breakfast will be served to you on the Nile Cruise to be able to enjoy this Nile cruise trip.

Your first visit of the 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.

Then the second will be more fun as you will start exploring 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.

Your beloved Nile cruise will be offering you special entertainment events in the evening including belly dancing shows, live music, costume parties, and much more.

Tonight you will be sailing towards Aswan to continue this amazing journey.

You will spend  the night on the Nile Cruise. 

Day 04: Aswan Tours

Enjoy the most delicious breakfast in town at your Nile Cruise.

Then start this marvelous journey by discovering the most wonderful historical sites in Aswan, for example start with 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.  

Your next visit in Aswan will make your journey more interesting as it will be to the great structure of 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.  

This is the last visit of the day, it will be to the greatest place in town, the Unfinished Obelisk.It 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 beloved Nile cruise ship will be organizing wonderful entertainment programs in the evening for you to enjoy your night with some belly dancing shows, live music, costume parties, and much more.

Tonight will be so special as you will have it on your beloved Nile Cruise. 

Day 05: Optional Tour to Abu Simbel + Final Departure

Start the day by having the most delicious breakfast before checking out the Nile Cruise.

Now, you will have 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.

After having great visits and memories 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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