Explore the ancient temples of Upper Egypt, in Luxor and Aswan.
Day 01: Embarkation – Luxor East Bank – Luxor ON
Morning time, you will be met with our English-speaking representative in Luxor, who will help and assist you in all formalities. A private transfer from your location in Luxor to your Nile cruise ship is included. Arrive to your 5* Nile cruise, Check in at 12:00 PM. At first you will enjoy your Lunch meal on board. Afternoon, you will be transferred to explore the East bank of Luxor including Karnak Temples Complex, which is considered to be the biggest complex construction in the world covering an area of a hundred, so it is very attractive for the first time visitors. After that you will proceed to visit Temple of Luxor, which was built by one of the kings of the 12th dynasty and completed by the well know king Ramses II. After finishing your day tour, you will get back to your ship. Evening time, you will enjoy your Dinner on board the ship. At night, free at leisure on your own or (optional) sound and light show at Karnak temples can be offered. After that, you will get back to your Nile cruise for overnight.
Meals : Lunch & Dinner
Day 02: Luxor West Bank – Sail to Edfu & ON
Breakfast will be served on board your ship. After that, you will join your Egyptologist tour guide to explore the West Bank of Luxor by including Valley of the Kings, which is considered to be the royal cemetery of our Theban kings and where our grandpas we buried. Later on, you will visit Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, which is considered as one of the most wonderful examples of the Architecture in ancient Egypt, because it was totally carved inside the mountain. At the end you will visit Colossi of Memnon, which is considered to be the only survived monuments from the ruins of the funerary temple of king Amenhotep III. After finishing your tour; you will get back to your Nile cruise. Enjoy your Lunch meal on board. Afternoon time, free at leisure on board your ship. Dinner meal will be served on board and overnight on board.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Day 03: Edfu – Kom Ombo – Sail to Aswan & ON
Breakfast will be served on board. After breakfast, you will join your Egyptologist tour guide in such a mysterious journey to land of secrets including Temple of Horus in Edfu, which is considered to be one of the most well preserved temples in Egypt. After that, you will revert back to your ship. Enjoy your lunch meal during sailing to the city of Kom Ombo. Afternoon, you will join your tour guide to visit Temple of Kom Ombo, where the two gods Sobek and Haroeris were worshipped for a while. After finishing your day tour, you will get back to your ship to enjoy the unique landscape of the sunset over the great river Nile. Afternoon tea will be served on board during sailing towards Aswan. Dinner meal will be served on board your ship. Evening time, you will enjoy an Egyptian Folkloric Show on board. After the show you will return to your cabin for overnight.
Meals : Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Day 04: Aswan City Tour – Aswan ON
Breakfast will be served on board your Nile cruise. Later on, you will join your tour guide in such an unforgettable trip in Aswan, including The High Dam, which has been erected by the Egyptian president Gamal Abdel Nasser in 1960 AD to protect Egypt from the Nile flood. The High Dam is a Reservoir which extends for 500 km along the Nile River and covers an area of 6,000 km2, of which northern two-thirds (known as Lake Nasser) is in Egypt and one-third (called Lake Nubia) in Sudan. Enjoy a motor boat trip to reach Temple of Philae, which was erected during the Graeco-Roman period and was dedicated to goddess Isis (mother of Horus, the avenger). At the end of your tour, you will be escorted to visit The Unfinished Obelisk, which was made out of red granite and was dedicated to god Amun Ra by his daughter queen Hatshepsut. Finally you will return to your ship to enjoy your lunch. Afternoon tea will be served on board while relaxing. At night, free at leisure on your own or (optional) sound & light show at Philae temple can be offered upon your request. After that, you will get back to your ship and overnight.
Meals : Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Day 05: Check Out – Final Departure
Check out after breakfast (at 08:30 AM). Later on, free at leisure on your own in Aswan or (optional) tour around the city, where you can visit the souk (the oriental market) so that, you can buy some souvenirs. Finally you will be transferred to Aswan airport or your hotel in Aswan (where our services will be finished).
Meals : Breakfast
- Private a/c Transportation
- Round Trip airport transfers with qualified drivers
- 03 nights’ accommodation at your chosen hotel in Cairo – on B/B basis
- All Entrance fees for sights mentioned in the Itinerary
- An English speaking Tour Guide
- One Bottle of Mineral Water for each person
- Lunch Meal at a Local Restaurant
- All taxes
- Entry Visa into Egypt
- International Flight Tickets
- Sleeper Train Tickets
- Any Extra meals and beverages
- All personal expenses like laundry etc.
- Any optional Tours