Experience the best of the ancient world on a 5-day cruise on board the luxurious MS Jaz Jubilee down the Nile from Luxor to Aswan. Enjoy all the majesty and splendor of ancient Egypt as you pass by some of its most famous landmarks including the temples at Karnak and Luxor, and the Philae Temple complex.
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5 Days Luxor/ Aswan every Thursday
Luxor - Aswan
Jaz Jubilee Nile Cruise
Embark on an unforgettable 5-day cruise down the mystical Nile River, from Luxor to Aswan, and enjoy all the comforts of modern luxury. Relax in spacious cabins with private balconies, enjoy delicious cuisine, take in beautiful views of the riverbanks, and explore ancient temples and ruins.
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You will admire ancient temples and tombs lining the banks of the river, including the imposing Karnak Temple and Luxor Temple in Luxor, and the Philea Temple in Aswan. Travel in style with Cairo Top Tours on board MS Jaz Jubilee, our luxurious floating hotel.
Our representative will greet you upon your arrival at Luxor airport, after which you will be transferred to the cruise. Embarkation will be before lunch, and you will take your lunch on board the cruise. Today's program will begin with a visit to the Luxor temple. The temple was founded in 4400 BC and built from sandstone blocks brought from southwest Egypt. You will then visit the Karnak temple, featuring a vast mix of decayed temples and chapels, as well as pylons and other buildings.
The breakfast meal today will be also available on the MS Jaz Jubilee Nile cruise board. You will then have the opportunity to cross to the west bank of the Nile to visit the Colossi of Memnon. The colossi are two massive stone statues of Pharaoh Amenhotep III that have been standing in this necropolis for the past 3400 years. They are located across the Nile River from the modern city of Luxor. Afterward, you will visit the Valley of the Kings and the Valley of the Queens. There, you will be able to visit Hatshepsut temple which is located under the cliffs on the west bank of the Nile. Additionally, the temple is situated close to the Valley of the Kings in Egypt. Once we have finished exploring the temple, we will return to the cruise. You will be able to have lunch on the cruise while sailing to Edfu. Dinner and overnight accommodations will also be provided on the cruise.
The breakfast today will be held on the MS Jaz Jubilee Nile cruise board. Afterward, we will visit the beautifully preserved Horus temple. It is the best preserved of all Egyptian temples built by the Ptolemy's. We will then return to the cruise board to have lunch while sailing to Kom Ombo. At Kom Ombo, we will visit the temple of Sobek the crocodile god situated on the riverbank. We will then return to the cruise and sail to Aswan.
The breakfast meal will be served today on board the MS Jaz Jubilee Nile cruise. Afterward, we will visit the Aswan High Dam. The dam is an embankment dam situated across the Nile River in Aswan. Next, we will tour the Unfinished Obelisk. The obelisk is located in the northern region of the stone quarries of ancient Egypt in Aswan. We will then return to the Nile cruise for lunch. In fact, lunch will be served on board the cruise as well. Later in the afternoon, we will sail on the Nile by traditional Nile boat along the shores of Elephantine. In fact, we will visit the Philae temple there. The temple is located at Philae Island which was a rocky island in the middle of the Nile river.
The island known as Apo in Hieroglyphic, meaning Ivory, was an important center of trade due to its abundance of ivory. The Ancient Egyptians built a beautiful temple on the island in honor of the goddess Isis. However, the temple became submerged after the construction of the first dam in 1906. You will return to the Nile cruise board for dinner and spend the night.
After breakfast, we will disembark the cruise and take a transfer to Aswan airport for your flight home.