Nile Discovery: 4-Day Cruise from Aswan to Luxor

Price

$521

Duration

4 days

Max People

8

Min Age

18+

Tour Type

Nile History Cruise

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Overview

Embark on the “Nile Discovery: 4-Day Cruise from Aswan to Luxor,” an unforgettable four-day exploration of Egypt, from the historic splendor of Aswan to the timeless grandeur of Luxor. This journey perfectly blends awe-inspiring sites and serene Nile cruising, ensuring a comprehensive experience of Egypt’s ancient marvels and scenic landscapes. Here’s an engaging overview of what awaits:

Aswan’s Ancient Engineering and Sacred Sites

High Dam, Unfinished Obelisk, and Philae Temple: Begin your adventure in Aswan, where you will marvel at the modern marvel of the High Dam and delve into ancient history at the Philae Temple and the intriguing Unfinished Obelisk. These sites offer a mix of stunning views and insightful exploration into ancient Egyptian construction and mythology.

Journey Along the Nile

Kom Ombo and Edfu Temples: Sail to Kom Ombo to explore its dual-deity temple, a unique architectural feat, then proceed to Edfu to visit one of Egypt’s best-preserved temples dedicated to Horus. This river journey not only connects these iconic sites but also offers relaxing views and a chance to experience the Nile’s calming presence.

Luxor’s Pharaonic Legacy

Karnak and Luxor Temples: Experience the awe of Luxor, a city that hosts some of the most significant monuments in Egypt. The Karnak Temple Complex and Luxor Temple stand as testaments to the architectural ingenuity of the ancients.

Valley of Kings, Colossi of Memnon, and Hatshepsut Temple: Your journey culminates with a visit to the necropolis of the Valley of the Kings, the majestic Colossi of Memnon, and the breathtaking Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, each a pillar of historical and cultural significance.

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.

Included

  • Personalized Airport Welcome: Upon landing in Aswan, our friendly representatives will greet you at the airport, ensuring a warm and seamless start to your adventure in Egypt.
  • Guest Relations Support: Throughout your cruise, enjoy the dedicated assistance of our guest relations team, ensuring your journey is both memorable and trouble-free.
  • Private Transfers: Travel in comfort with private, air-conditioned transfers to and from the airports and hotels.
  • S GRADE Accommodations: Spend 4 nights aboard a top-rated Nile Cruise, luxuriating in various onboard amenities like the pool, spa, cultural workshops, and nightly entertainment.
  • Meals Included: All meals onboard are included. Delight in a variety of exquisite Egyptian and international dishes, carefully prepared to satisfy every palate.
  • Exclusive Guided Tours on the Nile Cruise: Experience Upper Egypt’s rich history with private guided tours of the High Dam, Philae Temple, Kom Ombo, Edfu, Karnak and Luxor Temples, Valley of the Kings, Colossi of Memnon, and Hatshepsut Temple, offering a deep dive into the region’s heritage.
  • Expert English-Speaking Guides: Our professional guides will enrich your tours with fascinating insights and stories, connecting you deeply with the history and culture of Egypt.
  • Comprehensive Entrance Fees: Enjoy access to all historical sites mentioned in the itinerary without the worry of additional costs.
  • Refreshments Provided: Stay refreshed with bottled water available during your excursions outside of the cruise.
  • Felucca Ride on the Nile: Relax on a traditional felucca sail around Kitchener’s Island, a peaceful and scenic experience included in your itinerary.
  • All-Inclusive Pricing: All service charges and taxes are included, ensuring a clear and straightforward pricing structure without hidden fees.
  • Domestic Flights: Your itinerary includes a domestic flight from Luxor to Cairo, ensuring a quick and convenient transition between locations.
  • Special Night in Cairo: Enjoy a memorable dinner cruise on the Nile in Cairo, featuring fine dining and entertainment as you take in the city’s illuminated skyline.

Excluded

  • International Airfare: Flights to and from your home country are not included in the tour package.
  • Entry Visa to Egypt: You will need to obtain your entry visa independently; it is not covered as part of the tour package.
  • Optional Tours: Any tours outside the itinerary, including special excursions and personal explorations, are not included and can be booked at an additional cost.
  • Personal Spending: Expenses for personal items, souvenirs, extra beverages, and other individual purchases are not included.
  • Tipping: Gratuities for tour guides, cruise staff, and drivers are not included and are at your discretion based on the service received.

Nile Discovery: 4-Day Cruise from Aswan to Luxor

Welcome to Aswan! Your adventure begins with a visit to the awe-inspiring High Dam, where you’ll soak in panoramic views that are simply epic. Next, delve into the mysteries of the Unfinished Obelisk and the enchanting Philae Temple, each telling tales of ancient engineering and devotion. Then, it’s time to board your luxurious Nile cruise. Settle in with a delightful lunch before embarking on a serene felucca sail around the lush Kitchener’s Island. As the sun sets, savor a delicious dinner onboard and toast to the adventures that lie ahead.

Rise with the river tide and set sail to Kom Ombo. Here, you’ll explore a temple unlike any other, dedicated to two gods, which makes it a fascinating stop. After a refreshing lunch back on the cruise, we’ll continue to Edfu. Step ashore to discover the majestic Temple of Horus, one of the best-preserved ancient monuments in Egypt. As evening falls, relax on deck as we cruise towards Luxor, basking in the Nile’s timeless tranquility under the starlit sky.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Today, prepare to be dazzled by Luxor, starting with the sprawling Karnak Temple Complex. Wander amidst this vast forest of stone, feeling the pulse of history under your feet. Later, the elegant Luxor Temple awaits, where the echoes of pharaohs past still resonate. Spend your day immersed in these architectural wonders, with meals served onboard amidst views of the Nile’s scenic banks. As night descends, enjoy another peaceful slumber aboard your floating hotel.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

After breakfast, your journey takes you to the iconic Valley of the Kings. Here, enter the ancient tombs of Egypt’s royalty, including the legendary Tutankhamun. Visit the towering Colossi of Memnon and the breathtaking Temple of Hatshepsut, a tribute to one of Egypt’s most extraordinary rulers. Each site is steeped in stories waiting to be told. As your cruise comes to an end, we’ll escort you to Luxor International Airport, carrying with you memories of a lifetime etched in the sands of Egypt.

Meals: Breakfast

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