3 nights Nile cruise tour Ex Aswan day 1: 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. Lunch will be on the Nile cruise board. The time will be at leisure till afternoon. And then, we will sail the traditional Nile Felucca along the shores of Elephantine Island and Agha Khan Mausoleum (subject to weather conditions). Tea & Coffee will be also served in the early evening. Dinner and overnight will be also on the Nile cruise board. br> br>
** Optional Tour: Excursion to Abu Simbel Temple either by bus or by flight.
Abu Simbel temples are 300 km southwest of Aswan (about 300 km by road). In fact, the complex is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site. It known as the “Nubian Monuments”. Moreover, they run from Abu Simbel downriver to Philae (near Aswan). The twin temples originally carved out of the mountainside during the reign of Pharaoh Ramses II in the 13th century BC, as a lasting monument to himself and his queen Nefertari. It fact, it was to commemorate his alleged victory at the Battle of Kadesh. Moreover, it also was to intimidate his Nubian neighbors. However, the complex was relocated in its entirety in 1968, on an artificial 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. 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 the Unfinished Obelisk, much of the red granite used for the ancient temples and colossi came from quarries in the Aswan area. Moreover, it could weight over 2.3 million pound and would have been the world largest piece of stone ever handled.
Then we will visit the beautiful Philae Temple, rising 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’ll 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 & Coffee will be served in the early evening. While sailing to Edfu, we will enjoy a sumptuous oriental dinner and dance all night away to the Egyptian Galabeya 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. This morning, we visit Edfu’s beautiful preserved Edfu Temple. The temple is also known as Horus Temple, the Falcon Edfu Temple (Horus Temple)God, built in (237 BC), during the reigns of six Ptolemy’s. Edfu Temple is considered the best-preserved temple in Ancient Egypt and the second largest after Karnak Temple. Lunch will be on the Nile cruise board. Sailing to Luxor through Esna lock. Tea & Coffee will be served in the early evening. 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 befor disembarkation. And then, we cross to the west bank of the Nile to visit the Colossi of Memnon, the two massive stone statues of Pharaoh Amenhotep III. For the past 3400 years (since 1350 BC) they have stood in the Theban necropolis, across the River Nile from the modern city of Luxor. And then will go to the Valley of Kings and Queens to visit Hatshepsut Temple, located beneath the cliffs at Deir el Bahari on the west bank of the Nile near the Valley of the Kings in Egypt.
The mortuary temple dedicated to the sun god Amon-Ra and located next to the mortuary temple of Mentuhotep II, which served both as an inspiration, and later, a quarry. Lunch will be at local restaurant. And then, we will tour the awe inspiring temple of Luxor, was founded in 1400 BCE and built with sandstone from the Gebel el-Silsila area, which is located in south-western Egypt. And then we will continue to visit Karnak Temple which comprises a vast mix of decayed temples, chapels, pylons, and other buildings. Building at the complex began in the reign of Sesostris I in the Middle Kingdom and continued into the Ptolemaic period.
- Meet & assist at Aswan airport
- 01 transfer from Aswan airport to Nile cruise & 01 transfer from Nile cruise to Luxor aiport
- 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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