Nile Cruise Holiday from Luxor to Aswan 4 Nights 5 Days

Spend 5 days and 4 nights relaxing on a leisurely Nile River cruise from Luxor to Aswan on full board accommodation. Accompanied by your Egyptologist tour guide, you'll explore the wonders of ancient Egypt. All you need do is sit back and enjoy the scenery.

Your Nile cruise features a swimming pool with a sun-lounger terrace, opulent lounge and bar, reading areas and a discotheque. Your luxurious cabin offers panoramic views, an en-suite shower room, individually controlled air-conditioning, TV, minibar, climate control and telephone. The restaurant offers a mix of local and international buffet-style cuisine. You can enjoy drinks while soaking up the sun by the pool bar. Room service is available 24 hours.

per adult from

$1,053

AUD

Duration

5 days

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • 4x Breakfast
    • 4x Dinner
    • 4x Lunch
    • 4 nights accommodation
    • All taxes, fees and handling charges
    • Meals as per itinerary (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner)
    • Qualified Egyptologist guide
    • Hotel/port pickup
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    • Entry/Admission - Temple of Karnak
    • Entry/Admission - Obelisk of Queen Hapshetsut,
    • Entry/Admission - Avenue of Sphinxes
    • Entry/Admission - Luxor Temple
    • Entry/Admission - Valley of the Kings
    • Entry/Admission - Tomb of Ramses III
    • Entry/Admission - Tomb of Ramases IX
    • Entry/Admission - Tomb of Merenptah
    • Entry/Admission - Tomb of King Tutankhamun (Tut)
    • Entry/Admission - Temple of Medinat Habu
    • Entry/Admission - Colossi of Memnon
    • Entry/Admission - Temple of Kom Ombo
    • Entry/Admission - Temple of Horus
    • Entry/Admission - Temple of Philae
    • Entry/Admission - Aswan High Dam
    What's excluded :
    • Drinks
    • Any optional tour as indicated in the itinerary
    • Gratuities
    • Entry/Admission - Abu Simbel Temple Complex

  • Day 1: Luxor East Bank

    Pass By: Luxor, Luxor, Nile River Valley
    Upon arrival at Luxor Airport you will be transferred to your cruise ship for a 4 night Nile cruise. After check-in, you will enjoy a guided day tour of the East Bank of Luxor with a visit to Karnak and Luxor Temples. You will be transferred back to the cruise ship for lunch and spend the night on board in Luxor (Meals included: LD).

    Stop At: Temple of Karnak, Karnak, Luxor Egypt
    Temple of Amun, also known as Karnak Temples. You visit what is considered to be one of the world's greatest architectural masterpieces, namely the complex of Karnak Temples on the East Bank of Luxor. Karnak is a complex of temples built in different reigns, starting with the Avenue of Sphinxes, the Hypostyle Hall with its 134 gigantic columns, the Obelisks of Queen Hatshepsut and Tutomosis I, the Temple of Amon adorned with lotus and papyrus designs, the Granite Scarbeus of Amenophis III and the Sacred Lake. Karnak beats every other pharaonic monument: it is simply one of the most beautiful ancient monuments in Egypt
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Obelisk of Queen Hapshetsut,, Karnak, Luxor Egypt
    This magnificent Obelisk is at the 4th Pylon and towers higher than the other one at approx 30 metres height x 2.6 metres square and weighed 323 tons and was also cut out from one single piece of Granite, it was covered in Electrum of Gold & Silver and it took teams of stonemasons over 7 months to cut it out in one piece and like Thutmoses I, it was placed on barges and floated up the Nile on the flooded waters. You will be amazed
    There was also a second Obelisk of her erected here but it remains scattered around the complex and in the Northern end of the Sacred Lake, But the tip is on full view nearby.
    There is an inscription on the main Obelisk that says " I build this monument in the love of my Father Amen "
    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Avenue of Sphinxes, between the Karnak and Luxor temples, Luxor Egypt
    An avenue of human headed sphinxes of over one and a half miles (3 km) once connected the temples of Karnak and Luxor. This road was used once a year during the Opet festival when the Egyptians paraded along it carrying the statues of Amun and Mut in a symbolic re-enactment of their marriage. At Luxor temple Amun was magically transformed into Min the god of fertility.
    Around 1,350 sphinx statues are thought to have lined this road together with barque chapels stocked with offerings. Queen Hatshepsut (1479-1425 BC) built six of these chapels. Each of which had a precise function such as to cool the oar of Amun or to receive the beauty of Amun.
    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Luxor Temple, Luxor 23512 Egypt
    Luxor Temple, which is dedicated to the Theben Triad of Amun-Ra, Mut and Khonsu. There you will see the granite statues of Ramses the Great. These ancient temples are a must-see for Luxor travelers.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 2: Luxor Esna

    Pass By: Esna, Esna, Qena Governorate, Nile River Valley
    On day 2 the ship will sail to Esna. After breakfast you begin your day tour of the West Bank of Luxor. First you will be transported to the Necropolis of Thebes, a must see for visitors, in the Valley of the Kings on the West Bank of Luxor. Here you visit 3 tombs of various dynasties. Your Egyptologist tour guide will be on hand to recommend and advise you as to which tombs to visit. After visiting the tombs you will be transported to the Temple of Ramses III (Medinet Habu). Afterwards, you will be taken to see the Colossi of Memnon, the two largest ancient statues in Egypt. At every site you will get information from your Egyptologist tour guide and you get free time to explore the ancient monuments by yourself. You will be transferred back to the cruise ship for lunch, as the ship sails toward Esna. Overnight in Edfu (Meals included: BLD).

    Stop At: Valley of the Kings, Luxor City, Luxor 85511 Egypt
    First you will be transported to the Necropolis of Thebes, the Valley of the Kings on the West Bank of Luxor. This ancient necropolis is a must-see for Luxor travelers. It consists of tombs embedded in the mountain Thebes. Here, you visit 3 tombs of various dynasties. Your Egyptologist tour guide will be on hand to recommend and advise you as to which tombs to visit
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Tomb of Ramses III, Valley of the Kings West Bank, Luxor Egypt
    The tomb of Ramesses III, designated as KV 11, is a complex system in the Valley of the Kings. It has been known since antiquity,the wonderful decorations include colourful painted sunken reliefs featuring the traditional ritual texts (Litany of Ra, Book of Gates etc) and Ramses before the gods. Unusual here are the secular scenes, in the small side rooms of the entrance corridor, showing foreign tributes, such as highly detailed pottery imported from the Aegean, the royal armoury, boats and, in the last of these side chambers, the blind harpists that gave the tomb one of its alternative names: ‘Tomb of the Harpers’
    Duration: 25 minutes

    Stop At: Tomb of Ramases IX, Valley of the Kings., Luxor Egypt
    Tomb of King Ramesses lX was the third pharaoh of the Twentieth Dynasty of the New Kingdom of Ancient Egypt. His name prior to assuming the crown was Amonhirkhopshef. He was the fifth son of Ramesses III and was appointed to the position of crown prince by the twenty-second year of his father's reign when all four of his elder brothers predeceased his promotion to crown prince .
    The tomb has so much colour and detail even the ceiling above the sarcophagi with its goddess Nut stretching across the space. The sarcophagus is one of the largest in the valley, even though some of the paintings have deteriorated this is one of the most decorated.
    Duration: 25 minutes

    Stop At: Tomb of Merenptah, Valley of the Kings West Bank, Thebes, Luxor Egypt
    in Egyptian mythology, Ptah is the demiurge of Memphis, god of craftsmen and architects. In the or simply in its falcon form of the new deity, began to be placed in tombs to accompany and protect the dead on their journey to the West of Luxor .Tomb 8, which is located in the Valley of the Kings, was the burial place of the Pharaoh Merneptah and is the model of royal tombs Merneptah was a son of Ramesses II and Queen Isis-Nofret.the tomb was discovered by Howard Carter in 1903. Of coursethere is a material decrease in the number of lateral rooms, and a dramatic increase in the height of the corridors and rooms. He did away with the jogged axis used since the time of Horemheb and instead built the entire tomb on a single axis. Also, for the first time, the entrance was made considerably wider than earlier tombs .
    Duration: 25 minutes

    Stop At: Tomb of King Tutankhamun (Tut), Valley of the Kings, Luxor Egypt
    Entrance fees to the tomb of Tutankhamun300.00 EGP) (optional)
    King Tutankhamun, the most famous king in the world. This young king from the New Kingdom was around 10 years old when he ascended the throne and died when he was only 19. You will get the chance to be face to face with his royal mummy in his tomb in the Valley of the Kings
    Duration: 25 minutes

    Stop At: Temple of Medinat Habu, Al Bairat, Luxor Egypt
    Such as the Temple of Ramses III "Habu", one of the most important Pharaonic temples. Its establishment dates back to the era of the Twentieth Dynasty in ancient Egyptian history, and it had a special religious sanctity for the ancient Egyptians.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Colossi of Memnon, Thebes, Luxor Egypt
    the Colossi of Memnon, the two largest ancient statues in Egypt, which date back to the era of King Amenhotep III.
    Duration: 20 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 3: Aswan [Temple of Horus Adfo - Temple of Kom Ombo]

    Pass By: Nile River, Cairo 15662 Egypt
    After breakfast you will be taken to see the Temple of Horus in Edfu, which is dedicated to Horus, the falcon-headed god. This relatively young pharaonic temple is well-preserved and therefore very impressive. Afterwards, in Kom Ombo you will visit the Temple of Kom Ombo, which is dedicated to the crocodile god Sobek.. After this temple you have lunch on board as the ship sails toward Aswan. Overnight in Aswan (Meals included: BLD).

    Stop At: Temple of Kom Ombo, Nagoa Ash Shatb, Kom Ombo 81611 Egypt
    After coming back from Abu Simbel, the ship will sail to Kom Ombo and Edfu. In Kom Ombo you will visit the Temple of Kom Ombo, which is dedicated to the crocodile god Sobek. After this visit you will sail toward Edfu. in the evening you will have dinner on board and spend the night at Edfu.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Temple of Horus, Adfo, Edfu Egypt
    Edfu to visit the Temple of Edfu which is dedicated to Horus, the falcon-headed god. This is quite a young temple and is well-preserved making it very impressive.
    At every site you will get information from your Egyptologist tour guide and you will get free time to explore the ancient monuments by yourself.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 4: Aswan [ Abu Simbel (opt) - Temple of Philae - Aswan High Dam ]

    Pass By: Aswan, Aswan, Aswan Governorate, Nile River Valley
    Today you could have an optional tour to visit Abu Simbel Temple. After breakfast on board, you begin a guided day tour, starting with a boat trip to the Temple of Philae, which was built in honor of goddess Isis. After this visit you will go to the High Dam that is situated across the Nile River, built in the 1960’s to protect Egypt from annual floods. You will be transferred back to the cruise ship for lunch, where you can also enjoy cruise activities and dinner in the evening. You spend the night on board in Aswan (Meals included: BLD).

    Stop At: Abu Simbel Temple Complex, Abu Simbel, Abu Simbel Egypt
    [[[ Early in the morning there is an optional tour to Abu Simbel (at an additional cost) ]]]]
    It is an archaeological site located in the belly of the mountain, south of Aswan
    made up of two large temples carved into the rock. It was built by King Ramses II in 1250 BC These two temples were among the greatest temples in ancient Egypt. They are usually called the "Great Temple of Abu Simbel" and the "Little Temple of Abu Simbel," both of which are more spacious and grandiose than all the Egyptian rock temples of all times. There are six statues at the entrance to the other temple, four of them of Ramses II and two of his wife Nefertari.
    Duration: 2 minutes

    Stop At: Temple of Philae, Island of Agilika, Aswan Egypt
    the Temple of Philae, which was built in honour of goddess Isis. After this visit you will go to the High Dam, an engineering miracle used as an embankment dam situated across the Nile River, built in the 1960’s to protect Egypt from annual floods.
    You will be transferred back to the cruise ship for lunch, where you can also enjoy cruise activities and dinner in the evening. Spend the night on board in Aswan.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Aswan High Dam, Manteqet As Sad Al Aali, Aswan Egypt
    After this visit you will go to the High Dam, an engineering miracle used as an embankment dam situated across the Nile River, built in the 1960’s to protect Egypt from annual floods.
    Duration: 25 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 5: Departure day

    Pass By: Nile River, Cairo 15662 Egypt
    After breakfast on board, you will check out at 8 AM (Meals included: B).

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    You must contact the local supplier for exact pick-up time and location (contact details will be provided on your voucher)
    Departure Time :
    7:30 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Passport name, number, and country is required at time of booking for all participants
    • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
    • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
    If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
    If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Luxor Travels

Activity ID: V-8652P108

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