Movenpick Nile Cruises runs the 5-star luxury cruise ship MS Royal Lotus on the Nile. It enables you to explore the ruins of ancient Egypt in opulence and comfort. On this river cruise ship, luxurious accommodations, a sizable sundeck with a pool, a gym, and other features are available. There are 60 22 square meter cabins and two magnificent royal suites on board.
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4 Days Aswan / Luxor
Movenpick Royal Lotus Nile Cruise
As you board the Movenpick MS Royal Lotus from Luxor or Aswan, expect pure luxury and unrivaled Swiss hospitality. The Movenpick MS Royal Lotus offers spacious accommodations and a variety of public places to suit any mood, all while overlooking the Nile's stunning surroundings. As you ride by in a comfortable environment, see the old world's temples and tombs.
Best Luxury Nile Cruise
Enjoy your holiday in a 5-star luxurious Egypt Nile Cruise Tours. Visit Aswan High Dam, and Philae Temple in Aswan and discover the greatness of Karnak and Luxor Temple during the Luxor East Bank Tours, and make sure you will be able to watch the ceremonial atmosphere of Luxor West Bank Tours when you visit the Valley of the Kings and Queen Hatshepsut Temple.
Our agent will greet you and assist you upon arrival at Aswan airport. Then there will be a private coach journey to the MS Royal Lotus Nile cruise. In fact, the boat will depart before lunch. After that, you'll have lunch on the cruise ship. The time will be free until the afternoon. Then we'll go on Nile river cruises in Egypt in a typical Nile boat. The sailing will actually take place near the coasts of Elephantine Island. You'll then return to the cruise for afternoon tea and coffee. In actuality, supper and overnight will take place onboard the cruise ship.
Optional Tour: An excursion to the Abu Simbel temples will be available. In actuality, either a private coach or a domestic flight will be used for the trip.
The twin temples of Abu Simbel are located about 300 kilometers southwest of Aswan. The complex is actually a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The "Nubian landmarks" extend downstream from the complex to Philae and are known as the "Nubian monuments". In reality, the twin temples were dug into the cliff. This occurred during the reign of Pharaoh Ramses II in the 13th century BC. Equally noteworthy are the shrines erected to commemorate his alleged victory at the Battle of Kadesh. The complex was moved in 1968. It is currently perched on top of an artificial hill. In addition, the structure sits above the Aswan High Dam.
Breakfast will also be served on the Royal Lotus Nile cruise ship. We'll go to the Aswan High Dam today. In reality, the dam contains 18 times the amount of material utilized in the construction of Giza's Great Pyramid. The dam is also 11,811 feet long. It's also 363 feet tall and 3215 feet thick at the base. After that, we'll go to see the Unfinished Obelisk.
The obelisk is built of red granite, the same material utilized in ancient temples and colossi. In truth, the granite was sourced from Aswan quarries. The obelisk is estimated to weigh around 2.3 million pounds. After that, we'll go to the gorgeous Philae temple. In truth, the temple arose from the Nile River's waters.
Then we'll return to the MS Royal Lotus Nile cruise for lunch before traveling to Kom Ombo. We'll go to the Ptolemaic temple of Sobek and Haroeries after we arrive. Following that, we'll return to the Nile cruise. Relax on the sun terrace while watching the river's quaint settlements float by. In fact, the tea and coffee were served on the cruise ship in the early evening. We'll have a magnificent oriental meal aboard the cruise ship while sailing to Edfu. In reality, the supper includes a night of dancing. In addition, there will be an Egyptian folklore party at the supper. The overnight stay will also be on the cruise ship.
Breakfast will be served today on the MS Royal Lotus Nile cruise ship. We'll go to the well-preserved Edfu temple this morning. In fact, the Temple of Horus, the Falcon God, is also known as Horus Temple. In addition, the temple was constructed in 237 BC during the reigns of six Ptolemies. Furthermore, the temple is the best-preserved temple from Ancient Egypt. Furthermore, the temple is the second largest in Egypt after Karnak. Horus' temple was constructed entirely of sandstone blocks. The massive Ptolemaic temple was built on top of a smaller older temple. In fact, Horus' temple faced the Nile River from east to west.
The next temple building is oriented north-south. The ruins of an ancient temple pylon can be seen on the east side of the first courtyard. In reality, very little is known about the first temple of Horus. The construction was supervised by the New Kingdom rulers, Seti I, Ramses II, and III, according to an inscription. We will then return to the cruise ship for lunch on deck. That day we will sail to Luxor. On the cruise ship, tea and coffee will be offered in the early evening. Dinner and bedtime will be on board the cruise ship.
Breakfast will be served on the cruise. We will then disembark from the boat. We'll cross the Nile to the west bank today to see the Colossi of Memnon. Pharaoh Amenhotep III is depicted in two gigantic stone monuments. Furthermore, they have been buried in the Theban necropolis for 3400 years, dating back to 1350 BC. It was located across the Nile River from Luxor, Egypt's modern capital. Following that, we'll visit the Valley of the Kings and the Valley of the Queens. We'll go to Hatshepsut Temple in the Queens Valley.
The solar god Amon-Ra is honored in this mortuary temple. In fact, you will be responsible for your own lunch today at a neighborhood restaurant. Then we'll go to Luxor Temple, which is awe-inspiring. In actuality, the temple was erected using sandstone blocks from an Aswan location in 1400 BC. In truth, the location is in Egypt's southwestern corner. After that, we'll go on to Karnak Temple. The temple is home to a diverse collection of crumbling temples, chapels, pylons, and other structures. Furthermore, the complex's construction began under the reign of Sesostris I in the Middle Kingdom. After that, you'll be taken to Luxor airport to catch your trip.