Take 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 at Luxor, 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 Hurghada to Luxor. 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.
Day 3 :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.
Day 4 : 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 Hurghada.
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.