From Luxor to Aswan: 5-Day 5-Star Guided Nile River Cruise

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Relax on a 5-day Nile Cruise and explore the real civilization of the Nile by visiting Karnak Temple, Luxor Temple, Valley of the Kings, Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, the High Dam, Philae Temple & Unfinished Obelisk, Kom Ombo, and the Edfu Temples.

Full Description

• Day 1: Nile Cruise with Visit to East Bank
Upon arrival to Luxor Airport or railway station, meet your tour representative and start your adventure. Transfer to the port and embark on the Nile Cruise, enjoying your first lunch on-board. First, visit the beautiful monuments of ancient Egypt with a guided tour of the East Bank of Luxor. Discover the Complex of Karnak Temple, the largest temple in the world, and the magnificent Luxor Temple, a large ancient Egyptian temple. Later, enjoy dinner on board and an overnight stay in Luxor.

• Day 2: Visit West Bank
Enjoy your breakfast on board the Nile Cruise. Visit the West Bank of Luxor and tour the Valley of the Kings. Dive into the tombs of famous Pharaohs of ancient Egypt. Proceed to the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, dedicated to the only female ruler, who ruled Egypt for 20 years with wealth and peace. Next, sail to Edfu via Esna. There, enjoy your lunch on board and then savor a relaxing afternoon with an afternoon tea and an amazing dinner proceeding an overnight stay in Edfu.

• Day 3: Edfu, Kom Ombo, and Aswan Tour
After your breakfast onboard, visit the Ptolemaic Temple of Horus in Edfu, one of the best-preserved ancient monuments in Egypt. Stop for a lunch break, where you can grab some food and enjoy an afternoon tea onboard during the sail to Kom Ombo. After lunch, visit the Temple of two gods, Sobek and Haroeris, in Kom Ombo. Sail to the beautiful city of Aswan and spend the night on board with dinner included (stay overnight in Aswan).

• Day 4: High Dam, Philae Temple, & the Unfinished Obelisk
After breakfast on board, start your journey by visiting the High Dam — an incredible wonder of engineering. Take a motorboat to the Philae Temple, the most famous site of Aswan, dedicated to the goddess Isis. Finally, make your way to the Unfinished Obelisk to gaze into history via its massive pillars. Return to the cruise ship for lunch and enjoy your afternoon tea later on. Relax and eat dinner on board and enjoy the an overnight stay in Aswan.

• Day 5: Last Day Cruise
Breakfast will be served on board the cruise before disembarking. You will then be transferred to the Aswan Airport or railway station with the assistance of your tour guide.

Highlights

-Sail along the majestic Nile River on a 5-day 5-star cruise
-Visit the royal tombs of the Pharos at the Valley of the Kings
-Make your way to Luxor, Karnak Complex, and the Hatshepsut Temple
-Take a quick stopover at the Temple of Edfu and Kom Ombo
-Go back in time to the ancient Egyptian world as you glance into the Philae Temple, High Dam, and Unfinished Obelisk

Includes

-Meet and assist service upon arrival and departure
-Assistance of our personnel during your stay and all excursions
-All transfers by a modern air-conditioned deluxe vehicle
-Accommodation on board a 5-star cruise on full-board basis
-All Nile Cruise excursions as mentioned in the itinerary
-Entrance fees to all sights between Luxor and Aswan
-English-speaking tour guide during your excursions
-All service charges and taxes
-Entrance fees to all sights between Luxor and Aswan (if option booked)

Excludes

-Any extras and personal expenses
-Tipping (not mandatory)

$510

per person