Detailed itinerary of 3 nights Nile cruise tour Ex Aswan
Day 1 of 3 nights Nile cruise tour Ex Aswan: Aswan
3 nights Nile cruise tour Ex Aswan will start by meeting and assisting at Aswan airport. And then, there will be a transfer to the Nile cruise. Embarkation on the cruise will be before lunch. Lunch will be on the Nile cruise board. The time will be at leisure till afternoon. And then, we will sail the by traditional Nile Felucca along the shores of Elephantine Island. 3 nights Nile cruise tour Ex Aswan will also include a visit to Aga Khan Mausoleum. Tea and Coffee will also served in the early evening on the cruise board. Dinner and overnight will be also on the Nile cruise board.
** Optional Tour: Excursion to Abu Simbel temples either by private coach or by domestic flight.
Abu Simbel temples are 300 km southwest of Aswan (about 300 km by road). The complex is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site. In fact, it known as the “Nubian Monuments”. It runs from Abu Simbel downriver to Philae which near Aswan. 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. It was especially to commemorate his alleged victory at the Battle of Kadesh. Moreover, 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.
3 nights Nile cruise tour Ex Aswan day 2: Aswan – Kom Ombo – Edfu
Breakfast will be also on the Nile cruise board. It will be before we start the 3 nights Nile cruise tour Ex Aswan day 2. Today we will visit Aswan High Dam which built in 1960. It contains 18 times the material used in the Great Pyramid of Cheops. Moreover, the Dam is 11,811 feet long, 3215 feet thick at the base and 363 feet tall. Today it provides irrigation and electricity for the whole of Egypt. Proceed to visit the Unfinished Obelisk. The obelisk made from red granite which used for the ancient temples and colossi. The granite came from quarries in the Aswan area. Moreover, it weighs over 2.3 million pound. In fact, it is the world largest piece of stone which handled.
3 nights Nile cruise tour Ex Aswan will also include a visit to the beautiful Philae Temple. In fact, the temple rises from the water of the Nile. Lunch will be also on the Nile cruise board while we sail to Kom Ombo. In Kom Ombo we will visit Kom Ombo temple (the Ptolemaic Temple of Sobek & Haroeries). Return back to the Nile cruise. Relax on the deck and watch primitive Village on the banks of the river glide. Tea and coffee will served in the early evening on the cruise board. While sailing to Edfu, we will enjoy a sumptuous oriental dinner. We will also enjoy dance all night away to the Egyptian folklore Party. Overnight will be on the Nile cruise board.
3 nights Nile cruise tour Ex Aswan day 3: Edfu – Luxor
Breakfast will be on the Nile cruise board. It will be before we start the 3 nights Nile cruise tour Ex Aswan day 3. This morning, we visit Edfu’s beautiful preserved Edfu temple. The temple also known as Horus Temple, the Falcon God. It built in (237 BC), during the reigns of six Ptolemy’s. Edfu temple indeed the best-preserved temple in Ancient Egypt. Furthermore, it the second largest after Karnak temple. Lunch will be on the Nile cruise board. Sailing to Luxor through Esna lock. Tea and coffee will also served in the early evening on the cruise board. Dinner and overnight will be on the Nile cruise board.
3 nights Nile cruise tour Ex Aswan day 4: Luxor – Disembarkation
Breakfast will be on the Nile cruise board. It will be before we start the 3 nights Nile cruise tour Ex Aswan day 4. And then, we will disembark. The tour will start by crossing to the West Bank of the Nile. Over there, we will visit the Valley of the Kings. In fact, the valley features many tombs chiseled into the cliff-side. Continue to Valley of the Queens to visit the funerary temple of Queen Hatshepsut at Deir El Bahari. The Design of the temple set at the head of the valley overshadowed by the peak of the Thebes. Our last stop will be at the Colossi of Memnon.
In fact, it built by Amenhotep III (18th Dynasty) as a mortuary temple in Thebes. The temple guarded by two gigantic statues of Amenhotep III. 3 nights Nile cruise tour Ex Aswan also includes a visit to Karnak temple. In fact, the temple is the largest temple which built by man. The temple represents the combine achievements of many generation of ancient builders. 3 nights Nile cruise tour Ex Aswan also includes a visit to Luxor temple. The temple built by two Pharaoh, Amenhotep III and the King Ramses II Who built Abu Simbel temples.
- Meet & assist at Aswan airport.
- 01 transfer from Aswan airport to Nile cruise & 01 transfer from Nile cruise to Luxor airport.
- 3 nights accommodation at Standard 5 stars Nile cruise on full board basis (breakfast, lunch and dinner).
- Sightseeing tour as per as the above mentioned itinerary.
- All transportation by private air conditioned coach.
- All entrance fees of the above mentioned sites.
- Private 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.
- 280 USD per person in triple cabin.
- 464 USD per single cabin.
- 145 USD is per child from 6-12 years old.
- 55 USD per child from 2-6 years old.
- All tours are private. We don’t handle Seat-In-Coach tours.
- Our guides speak most of languages.
- Vegetarian foods are available.
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