3 Night Nile Cruise Luxor Aswan

Luxor, Luxor City, Luxor, Luxor Governorate, Egypt (0)
from/per person $650.00
  • Nile Cruises
  • Access for disabled
  • Audio guide
  • Groups allowed
  • Pet allowed
  • Tour guides

Description

3 Night Nile Cruise Luxor Aswan

Cruise down the Nile River on a 5-star cruise vessel with 3 Night Nile Cruise Luxor Aswan. Visit the Ancient Egyptian temples of Luxor and Aswan. See the tombs of Egyptian kings and choose optional activities, such as a felucca ride or hot air balloon flight over Luxor.

Highlights

  • Sail down the River Nile, from Luxor to Aswan, on board a 5-star cruise boat
  • Tour the temples of Luxor, an open-air museum of Ancient Egyptian relica
  • Marvel at Luxor Temple, built from Nubian sandstone
  • See the tombs of pharaohs and queens at the ancient necropolis in Luxor
  • Visit the Temple of Horus in Edfu, dedicated to the falcon-headed god Horus
  • Enjoy an optional hot air balloon ride over Luxor, and glide gently over the temple valley

Full description

Spend 3 Night Nile Cruise Luxor Aswan on board a luxury 5-star cruise boat. Sail down the mighty River Nile from Luxor to Aswan. Visit the great temples in Luxor, the ancient Egyptian royal tombs in the Valley of the Kings, and the stunning beauty of Aswan’s Philae Temple. Enjoy an optional felucca ride past beautiful islands. or glide over Luxor in a hot-air balloon.

Day 1: Luxor

Pick up from your hotels in Luxor for the transfer to the Nile Cruise Luxor Aswan departure point. Check in and enjoy an energizing breakfast, then embark on a guided tour of the East Bank.

Drive to Luxor Temple, built by Amenhotep III from Nubian sandstone. Continue to the Karnak Temple, said to be the 2nd most visited site in Egypt after the Pyramids of Giza. The miraculous temple was dedicated to the sacred triad of the ancient gods of Thebes, Amon, Mut, and Khonsu.

Transfer back to your Nile cruise for the night.

Day 2: Luxor

Wake to an unforgettable tour of Luxor`s highlights on the West Bank of the Nile. Luxor has often been called the world’s greatest open-air museum, and on this full-day tour you will soon discover why.

Start with a visit to the Valley of the Kings, Luxor`s ancient necropolis. Used for the burials of Pharaohs from approximately 1539 BC to 1075 BC, the Valley of the Kings contains at least 63 tombs, while the nearby Valley of the Queens, where the wives of the Pharaohs were buried, contains some 70 tombs.

You will also visit the massive stone statues of the Colossi of Memnon, and the mortuary temples of the Temple of Hatshepsut, before returning to your cruise boat. Sail overnight to Kom Ombo.

Day 3: Kom Ombo – Edfu

After breakfast, leave the cruise to start your guided tour of the Temple of Horus in Edfu. Dedicated to the falcon-headed god, and considered the best preserved of all Egypt’s temples, the dramatic temple dates from the reign of Cleopatra VII and was built of sandstone between 237 BCE and 57 BCE.

Sail to Kom Ombo to visit the temple shared by the two gods Sobek and Horus. While much of the temple has been destroyed by earthquakes the ruins are spectacular, and some of the 300 crocodile mummies discovered in the vicinity are displayed inside the temple.

Return to the cruise boat and sail overnight to Aswan.

Day 4: Aswan

After breakfast disembark from the cruise boat for the last time and drive to Aswan`s High Dam. Enjoy the superb views across Lake Nasser and marvel at the feat of engineering. Continue by small sailing boat to Philae Temple situated on the small island of Agilkia, located in the middle of the Nile.

After an optional lunch, we will transfer you to your hotel to end 3 Night Nile Cruise Luxor Aswan.

Includes

  • All pick-ups and transfers
  • English-speaking tour guide
  • 3 nights on board a 5-star Nile cruise
  • Full board accommodation
  • All services charges and taxes

Not included

  • Drinks (soft or hard) on the Nile cruise
  • Any extras not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Entrances fees to mentioned sights

When you get there

Know before you go
• You can extende or shorten your tour on request
• Optional hot air balloon ride in Luxor we can arrange on request
• Abu Simbel is an optional tour we arrange on request
• Optional Nile felucca tour in Aswan. Arrange on request

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