Aswan to Cairo: 14-Day Long Nile Cruise

Price

$5470

Duration

14 Days

Max People

8

Min Age

18+

Tour Type

Luxury Nile Journey

Reviews

16 reviews

Overview

Embark on the “Aswan to Cairo: 14-Day Long Nile Cruise,” a mesmerizing fourteen-day odyssey that captures the essence and grandeur of Egypt’s vast historical tapestry. Your journey begins in the enchanting city of Aswan and stretches along the legendary Nile, leading you to ancient monuments and vibrant cultural experiences. This bespoke journey promises a profound connection with Egypt’s rich heritage, unfolding a narrative of awe-inspiring destinations and unforgettable encounters. Here’s how we unfold the narrative across various destinations:

Cairo – The Welcome and Farewell Start and conclude your Egyptian adventure in Cairo, the vibrant metropolis that never sleeps. Your journey begins with a warm welcome and a delightful dinner, setting the tone for the days to come. Your adventure circles back to Cairo, where the awe-inspiring Pyramids of Giza and the treasures of the Egyptian Museum await, offering a majestic finale to your travels.

Old Cairo’s Rich Heritage Dive into the layers of history in Old Cairo, where ancient civilizations whisper through the Ben Ezra Synagogue, the Hanging Church, and the expansive Coptic Museum. The historic Saladin Citadel stands as a testament to medieval military architecture, offering panoramic views of the city.

Aswan – Ancient Frontiers As the gateway to African trade in ancient times, Aswan offers scenic beauty and architectural wonders. Marvel at the engineering marvel of the High Dam and the romantic ruins of Philae Temple. The Nubian Museum enriches your understanding of this region’s unique culture and history.

Sailing the Nile: Kom Ombo to Luxor A luxurious cruise on the Nile leads you to the iconic temples of Kom Ombo and Edfu, each telling tales of gods and pharaohs. The journey culminates in Luxor, the world’s greatest open-air museum, where the Karnak and Luxor Temples, as well as the mystical Valley of the Kings, await.

Mystical Abydos and Dandara Explore deeper into Egypt’s religious heritage at Abydos, an ancient center of spirituality and art. The beautifully preserved Dandara Temple, dedicated to Hathor, showcases some of the most vibrant and intricate reliefs in Egypt.

Northern Bound: Sohag to Al Minya Experience the Coptic legacies of Sohag before sailing to Al Minya, a crossroads of Egypt’s cultural heritage. This leg of your journey is marked by visits to lesser-known but profoundly historic sites like Tell el Amarna and the tombs at Beni Hassan.

Fayoum’s Ancient Wonders The journey towards Cairo stops at Fayoum, an oasis rich with lush scenery and ancient pyramids, offering a serene escape and a peek into the engineering prowess of ancient Egyptians.

Included

  • Personalized Airport Welcome: Upon your arrival in Cairo, be warmly greeted by our representatives who will ensure a smooth transition to your Egyptian adventure.
  • Guest Relations Support: Throughout your journey, enjoy the attentive service of our guest relations team, dedicated to making your stay both enjoyable and effortless.
  • Private Transfers: Travel in comfort with private, air-conditioned transfers to and from airports, hotels, and cruise ships, ensuring seamless connectivity throughout your tour.
  • S Grade Accommodations: Delight in seven nights aboard the M/S Darakum Movenpick Nile Cruise. Experience luxurious onboard amenities including a swimming pool, spa, cultural workshops, and nightly entertainment, complemented by exquisite dining options.
  • Domestic Flight Inclusion: Your itinerary includes a domestic flight from Cairo to Aswan, facilitating a swift and comfortable transition between the rich historical tapestry of Cairo and the enchanting landscapes of Aswan.
  • Meals Included: Savor a variety of Egyptian and international cuisines with all meals included during your Nile cruise and hotel stays, catering to all tastes.
  • Exclusive Guided Tours: Gain unique insights at each destination with private guided tours, including special access to Upper Egypt’s historical sites, ensuring a deeply personal and enriched travel experience.
  • Expert English-Speaking Guides: Engage deeply with the sites you visit, thanks to the knowledge and passion of our professional English-speaking guides.
  • Comprehensive Entrance Fees: Enjoy access to all the historical sites listed in your itinerary without any hidden costs, as all entrance fees are included.
  • Refreshments Provided: Stay refreshed and hydrated with bottled water provided during all outings and tours outside of your accommodations.
  • Special Experiences: Relish unique experiences such as a felucca ride on the Nile, a special dinner cruise in Cairo, and themed parties like the Black and White Party in Al Minya.
  • All-Inclusive Pricing: All service charges, taxes, and gratuities for guides, cruise staff, and drivers are comprehensively covered in your package, ensuring a worry-free travel experience.

Note

Comfortable Footwear: Prepare for extensive walking during tours, especially at archaeological sites.

Sun Protection: Equip yourself with sunglasses, sunscreen, and a hat to enjoy your excursions under the Egyptian sun.

Cultural Respect: Dress modestly when visiting religious sites and be prepared to remove footwear when required.

Connectivity: Wi-Fi may be limited at some locations, ensuring you have all necessary apps and information downloaded beforehand.

Hotel Pickup: Be ready in your hotel lobby 15 minutes before your scheduled departure for each day’s adventures.

Excluded

  • International Flight: International airfare is not included but can be arranged upon request.
  • Entry Visa: Entry visa fees are not included.
  • Travel Insurance: Personal travel insurance is not covered.
  • Personal Expenses: Expenses for personal items like drinks, souvenirs, etc., are not included.
  • Tipping: Tips for guides, assistants, and drivers are not included.

Aswan to Cairo: 14-Day Grand Nile Cruise Tour Plan

Arrive in the bustling heart of Egypt, Cairo, where our friendly team will greet you upon arrival. Transfer to your hotel to settle in. Tonight, unwind and connect with your fellow travelers over a delightful welcome dinner, setting the tone for the adventures ahead.

Embark on a journey through time in Old Cairo, where ancient history and rich cultural tapestry come to life. Explore the serene Ben Ezra Synagogue, the architectural splendor of the Hanging Church, and the treasures within the Coptic Museum. Stand in awe at Abu Serga Church and the formidable Saladin Citadel. After savoring a flavorful Chinese lunch, catch a flight to Aswan to board the luxurious M/S Darakum Movenpick Nile Cruise.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Begin your day marveling at the High Dam’s grandeur, an engineering feat that tamed the Nile. Visit the enchanting Philae Temple, devoted to the goddess Isis, and immerse yourself in the rich history at the Nubian Museum. As night falls, the Nile’s gentle flow ushers you into a peaceful sleep aboard the cruise.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Dock at Kom-Ombo to explore the unique temple dedicated to two gods: Sobek and Horus. As you delve into ancient mythology, the cruise resumes its journey towards Edfu. Tonight, enjoy an engaging Guest Show onboard, enhancing your Nile experience.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Discover Edfu Temple, Egypt’s best-preserved temple, standing as a testament to divine worship and architectural ingenuity. Set sail for Luxor as you enjoy soothing music in the bar, with the Nile’s landscapes drifting by. Overnight in Luxor, the gateway to unparalleled ancient wonders.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

A full day of exploration awaits in Luxor. Wander through the massive columns of Karnak Temple and the intimate setting of Luxor Temple on the East Bank. Cross to the West Bank to visit the Valley of Kings and the striking Temple of Hatshepsut, encapsulating the grandeur of ancient Egypt. Luxor by night is a spectacle of its own, inviting another restful sleep.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Journey north to Abydos, a site of profound ancient mysteries and devotion. Here, explore the temple complex dedicated to Osiris, and marvel at the vibrant reliefs depicting pharaonic legacies. Continue to Dandara to pay homage at the beautifully preserved temple of Hathor, goddess of love and joy. Conclude your day in Qena, a city with layers of history waiting to be discovered.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Set sail for Sohag, a city rich in Coptic Christian heritage. Immerse yourself in spiritual history while enjoying an exciting on-board Treasure Hunt, designed to uncover hidden gems of Egyptian lore and culture. Spend the night in Sohag, under the stars of this historically profound region.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Cruise towards Al Minya, often referred to as the Bride of Upper Egypt due to its scenic beauty and cultural significance. Celebrate the evening in style at a Black and White Party, where elegance meets the timeless charm of the Nile. Overnight in Al Minya, a city where past and present converge.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Explore the archaeological wonders of Tell el Amarna, the capital city built by Pharaoh Akhenaten. Visit the rock tombs that hold secrets of ancient beliefs and daily life. Extend your historical journey to Tuna El Gabal and Ashmunein, each site brimming with ancient artifacts and stories. Return to Minya for the night, steeped in the day’s discoveries.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Delve into the elaborate burial site at Beni Hassan, where beautifully decorated tombs provide insight into the lives of Middle Kingdom nobles. After exploring these ancient wonders, set sail towards Beni Suef, where you’ll spend a restful night aboard your cruise.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Arrive in Fayoum to uncover the lesser-known but fascinating Hawara and Maydom Pyramids, echoing tales of the Middle Kingdom’s architectural evolution. After a day of exploration, sail back to Cairo, preparing for another captivating night in Egypt’s vibrant capital.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Experience the majestic Great Pyramids of Giza, standing as eternal sentinels of Egypt’s grandeur. Continue to the Egyptian Museum, where you will encounter the golden treasures of Tutankhamun and countless artifacts spanning Egypt’s rich history. Spend your final night in Cairo, surrounded by the echoes of ancient civilization.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Savor your last morning in Egypt with a reflective breakfast, reminiscing about your journey through time. Our team will assist with your transfer to Cairo International Airport, ensuring a seamless conclusion to your unforgettable Egyptian adventure.

Meals: Breakfast

This tour is only on specific dates and prices change based on group size.

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