ake this four-day luxury Nile cruise
along the Nile River
from Luxor to Aswan
and see many of the most famous archaeological sites of Egypt
on your journey. Visit the Valley of Kings
admire the splendor of the Kom Ombo Temple
, wattch the sound and light show, and much more.
You will be transferred by an air-conditioned vehicle from the Red Sea resort of Marsa Alam
. On your arrival, check-in at your five-star cruise boat. Throughout the cruise, you will be able to plan your sightseeing
programme with your guide according to your preferences. We will do everything to make your journey back in time to Ancient Egypt
as relaxing and enjoyable as possible!
Day 1 :
Before setting sail, you will have time to explore the fabulous ruins of Luxor.
Cross the Nile
to visit attractions on the west bank, including the Valley of Kings
, the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut
, Colossi of Memnon
. Return to the east bank to visit Karnak
and Luxor Temples
You will spend the night on the boat in Luxor
with the opportunity to enjoy the optional sound and light show at Karnak Temple.
Day 2 :
Set sail early morning for Esna and Edfu
. Enjoy the fabulous scenery of the Nile Valley
during the way. Edfu
is the site of the Ptolemaic Temple of Horus
and an ancient settlement, in Roman times known as Apollinòpolis. To the north of the ruins, you will see some important Egyptian pyramids
Spend the night on board your boat at Edfu and enjoy a relaxing dinner at your leisure.
:After breakfast on board, visit the Temple of Horus
by car. The Ptolemaic temple dates back to 237-57 BC, the reign of Cleopatra VII. It is also one of the best preserved temples in Egypt.
Sail to Kom Ombo
and visit the temple, dedicated to the crocodile-headed god Sobek
and the falcon-headed god Haroeris
. It stands on the place where in ancient times sacred crocodiles basked in the sun.
Continue our trip to Aswan
for an overnight stay. Dinner will be served on board the boat, and you will arrive late in the evening to Aswan
: After breakfast, we will see the most interesting sites of Aswan
– the High Dam
, the Unfinished Obelisk
and Philae Temple
. At the end of your excursion, enjoy lunch at a local restaurant and then start your drive by an air-conditioned vehicle back to your hotel in Marsa Alam.
Option – a visit to Abu Simbel Temples
This trip includes
- accommodation 4 days on a 5-stars Nile cruiser
- meals per itinerary (breakfast, lunch, dinner)
- sightseeing per itinerary, including entrance fees
- qualified English-speaking guide
- transfer from/to the hotel
- all transfers during the tour
This trip does not include
- gratuities (recommended)
- sound and light show at Karnak Temple
What to take with you?
- comfortable shoes
Meeting point varies depending on option booked.