5 day Nile cruise tour Egypt itinerary, Prices, Booking
5 day Nile cruise tour is one of the most popular Egypt tour packages. In fact, 5 day Nile cruise tour is one of the most adorable Nile river cruise packages. The tour starts from Luxor every Saturday, Monday and Thursday. Moreover, the tour is among Egypt tours from USA and Egypt tours from Canada. The tour also likebale among Egypt tours from Singapore and Egypt tours from Malaysia. In fact, the tour program is common among Egypt tours from India and Egypt tours from South Africa as well. Here under is the detailed itinerary.
5 day Nile cruise tour day 1: Luxor
5 day Nile cruise tour will start by meeting and assisting you at Luxor airport. And then, there will be a transfer by a private coach to the Nile cruise. In fact, the embarkation will be before lunch. The tour program includes the lunch which will be on the cruise board. And then, we will tour the awe inspiring Luxor temple. In fact, the temple founded in 1400 BC and built with sandstone from the Gebel el-Silsila area. The area located in south-western Egypt. 5 day Nile cruise tour will also include a visit to Karnak temple.
The temple comprises a vast mix of decayed temples, chapels, pylons, and other buildings. Building at the complex began in the the Middle Kingdom. Moreover, it continued into the Ptolemaic period. And then, we will be back to the cruise. The tour program also included the dinner and overnight which will be on the cruise board.
Optional Tour: Sound & Light Show at Karnak temple.
Day 2: Luxor – Edfu
Breakfast will be on the cruise board before we cross to the west bank of the Nile. In fact, the 5 day Nile cruise tour includes a visit to the Colossi of Memnon. The two massive stone statues of Pharaoh Amenhotep III. For the past 3400 years and since 1350 BC, they stood in the Theban necropolis, across the River Nile. And then, we will go to the Valley of the Kings and the Valley of the Queens.
The tour program will also include a visit to Hatshepsut temple. The temple located beneath the cliffs at Deir el Bahari on the west bank of the Nile. It is near to the Valley of the Kings. The mortuary temple dedicated to the sun god Amon-Ra. Moreover, it located next to the mortuary temple of Mentuhotep II. Lunch will be on the cruise board while sailing to Edfu. Dinner and overnight will be also on the cruise board.
Day 3: Edfu – Kom Ombo – Aswan
Breakfast will be on the cruise board before we start the third day of the tour program. In fact, the 5 day Nile cruise tour will also include a visit to the temple of Horus. In fact, the temple is the best which preserved of all large Egyptian temples. Moreover, the temple built by the Ptolemy’s. And the, we will be back to the cruise for having the lunch. In fact, the lunch will be on the cruise board while sailing to Kom Ombo.
Over there, we will visit the temple of the crocodile god which situated on the riverbank. And then, the Nile cruise will sail to Aswan. The tour program will also include a sumptuous oriental dinner on the cruise board. Moreover, the tour also includes dance all night away to the Egyptian folklore Party. Overnight will be on the Nile cruise board.
Day 4: Aswan
Breakfast will be on the cruise board before we start the fourth day of the tour program. In fact, the 5 day Nile cruise tour will also include a visit to Aswan High Dam. The Dam is an embankment dam which situated across the Nile River in Aswan. The 5 day Nile cruise tour will also include a visit to the Unfinished Obelisk. In fact, the obelisk is much of the red granite which used for the ancient temples and colossi. In fact, the granite btought from quarries in the Aswan area. Around these quarries are many inscriptions, many of which describing successful quarrying projects. And then, we will be back to the Nile cruise for taking the lunch on board.
5 day Nile cruise tour also includes sailing by traditional sailing boat. In fact, the sailing will be along the Nile river to visit Elephantine Island. Moreover, the 5 day Nile cruise tour will also include a visit to the Philae temple at Philae Island. In fact, the island was a rocky island in the middle of the River Nile, south of Aswan. And then, we will be back to the Nile cruise for talking the dinner. The overnight will be also on the Nile cruise board.
Day 5: Aswan – Disembarkation
Breakfast will be also on the Nile cruise board. Disembarkation will be after the breakfast. And then, there will be a transfer to Aswan airport for your departure.
** Optional Tour: Excursion to Abu Simbel temples either by private coach or by domestic flight.
In fact, Abu Simbel twin temples located 300 km southwest of Aswan. The complex is a part of UNESCO World Heritage Site. In fact, the site also known as the “Nubian Monuments”. Furthermore, The twin temples originally carved out of the mountainside. It was during the reign of Pharaoh Ramses II in the 13th century BC. They are a lasting monument to himself and his queen Nefertari. In fact, it was to commemorate his alleged victory at the Battle of Kadesh. Furthermore, it was also to intimidate his Nubian neighbors. The complex relocated in its entirety in 1968. It is now on an artificial hill. The hill made from a domed structure, high above the Aswan High Dam reservoir.
5 day Nile cruise tour Highlights:
- Meet & assist at Luxor airport.
- 01 transfer from Luxor airport to Nile cruise.
- One transfer from Nile cruise to Aswan airport.
- 4 nights accommodation on a standard 5 stars Nile cruise. In fact, the accommodation includes breakfast, lunch and dinner.
- Sightseeing as per as the above mentioned itinerary.
- All transportation by private air conditioned coach.
- All entrance fees of the above mentioned sites.
- Private Egyptology guide speaks your language.
- Fully escorted by our representative.
- Any personal expenses.
- Drinks during the meals.
- Rate is per person in double or twin cabin.
- 552 USD is per person in triple cabin.
- 896 USD is per single cabin.
- 280 USD is per child from 6-12 years old.
- 170 USD is per child from 2-6 years old.
- All tours are private. We don’t handle Seat-In-Coach tours.
- Private Egyptology guide speaks your language.
- Vegetarian foods are available.
- For Luxurious and Deluxe 5 stars Nile cruise quotation, please contact us or fill in the right-side form.