From Luxor to Aswan, you will enjoy a cruise on the Nile during these 5 fantastic days. You'll take many tours and excursions in Luxor, visiting the western and eastern banks of Luxor, as well as in Aswan, where you can visit the High Dam and the Temple of Philae. All this plus a visit to Abu Simble, where you will see the most famous temples of King Ramses II and his wife, Queen Nefertari.
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5 Days / 4 Nights
Luxor, Aswan and Abu Simble
Luxor Aswan Cruise with Abu Simbel Tour
Take in the beautiful surroundings as you cruise the Nile with Cairo Top Tours on a 5-day excursion from Luxor to Aswan. This luxurious and relaxing trip on the famous Egyptian river includes excursions and sightseeing with a private guide, entrance fees, and lunches.
Luxor Nile Cruise Tours
The Valley of the Kings, the temples of Karnak and Luxor, the temple of Edfu, Kom Ombo, and the exquisite temple of Philae in Aswan as well as the Abu Simble temples are all included in this private trip to Egypt.
Your luxury Nile cruise turns your visit to Egypt into a unique experience! You will receive valuable insight into ancient history and ancient Egyptian civilization with your own private guide who will lead you to each of the sites. You can check out our many Egypt Nile cruise tours to choose the ship name, type, and itinerary of interest.
On arrival at Luxor Airport, you will be taken to your cruise ship for a four-night Egypt Nile river cruise. After check-in, you will embark on your guided Luxor day tours starting with the East Bank tour of Luxor visiting the Karnak temple, a magnificent open-air museum, and the world's second-largest ancient religious sites, and Luxor Temple where one of the ancient Egyptian festivals is believed to have been celebrated into it, because we found there several scenes on the walls describing the celebration of the opet festival.
For lunch, you will be taken back to the cruise ship. After that, you will spend the night on board or you will be able to attend the sound and light show at the Karnak temples, which is one of the best things to do in Luxor at night (for an additional price).
Meals: Lunch, Dinner
An optional hot air balloon ride tour over the West Bank is available (additional price).
After breakfast, you will begin your day cruise to the West Bank of Luxor tour. First, you will be taken to the Necropolis of Thebes in the Valley of the Kings, which is a must-see for travelers. Then, three royal tombs of different dynasties are visited including the Tomb of Ramses Ill, the Tomb of Ramses lV, and the Tomb of Merenptah. Your tour guide will be able to advise you and recommend which tombs to see. After visiting the tombs (Medinet Habu), you will be taken to the temple of Ramses III. Entrance fees to Tutankhamun's tomb (300.00 EGP) (optional).
The 2 Colossi of Memnon (two colossal statues symbolizing King Amenhotep III in a sitting position) will be visited at the end of the day. Then, back to the floating hotel for lunch and a folkloric show before returning to Edfu for the night.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
After Breakfast, you will visit the Temple of Horus at Edfu, which is dedicated to the falcon god Horus and is considered the most complete and best-preserved of all Egyptian temples. Return to the cruise for Lunch and Sailing to Kom Ombo. During the cruise to Kom Ombo, relax on the deck and enjoy the spectacular view of the Nile. Afternoon tea on the sun deck. Late afternoon stop to see the remarkable double temple of Sobek, the crocodile god, and Horus, the falcon god. Return to the cruise ship for dinner, followed by a folkloric celebration organized by the crew and tour guides. Continue sailing to Aswan, where you will spend the night.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Your guide will pick you up in the early morning for a tour of Abu Simbel, home to one of Egypt's most magnificent sites: the rock-cut temples of Abu Simbel, which were built for King Ramses II and his beloved Queen Nefertari. Return to the ship at noon to eat lunch and relax a bit. Today, the afternoon is free. Dinner on board and a Nubian folklore show. In Aswan, spend the night.
After breakfast, take time off and visit Aswan with your guide, learning about the story of Nubian immigration. Begin your Aswan day Tours at the High Dam, which was built in 1960 to protect Egypt from flooding while generating electricity. In a small boat, you will go to the Temple of Isis in Philae dedicated to the goddess Isis. You will then be transferred to Aswan International Airport to catch a flight back to Cairo.