spend your vacation in Egypt onboard MS Chateau Lafayette Nile Cruise is a luxurious 5-star Nile cruise that sails between Luxor and Aswan,
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MS Chateau Lafayette Nile Cruise
spend 4 nights onboard MS Chateau Lafayette Nile Cruise to visit the important temples in the ancient cities Luxor and Aswan including The Karnak and Luxor Temple on Luxor east bank then visit Luxor's west bank to see the temple of Hatshepsut and the valley of the kings which including large numbers of mummies before visiting the colossal of Memnon.
5 days Luxor and Aswan tour from Cairo
then we will sail to explore the Temple of Horus in Edfu, Kom Ombo temple, discover The High Dam, the unfinished Obelisk, and visit the Philae temple in Aswan.
Upon arrival at Luxor airport or station, our representative will transfer you to your Nile Cruise by private van. Embarkation. Afternoon, you will discover the East bank of Luxor including the Karnak Temples Complex, which are the largest structures ever built in the history of mankind. The principal building is that of the god Amun Ra since it was considered the house of God on the earth, the earlier structures date back to the middle kingdom, but there are some references that refer to the earlier buildings as old as the 3rd dynasty.
Later on, you will proceed to visit the Temple of Luxor, which was built by one of the kings of the 12th dynasty and completed by the well know king Ramses II. This temple was located in the heart of ancient Thebes and, like Karnak, was dedicated to the main/chief god Amun Re. After finishing your day tour, you will be transferred back to your ship for rest and refresh. At night, an Egyptian folkloric show will be operated by the staff. Dinner will be served overnight in Luxor. (L-D)
N.B: If your arrival time to Luxor is so early, we will start the tour direct upon arrival as the cruise check-in time and we don't want our guest to waste their time waiting at the lobby for check-in.
Meals Included: Lunch, Dinner
Breakfast on the Nile cruise. After that, you will start your magical tour in Thebes, the sacred land by exploring the west bank of Luxor including the Valley of the Kings, which considers the royal cemetery of the Theban kings and rulers of ancient Egypt, and the place where our Pharaohs were buried. After that, you will proceed to visit the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut at Deir El Bahari.
This temple is considered one of the most wonderful examples of Architecture in ancient Egypt because it was totally carved inside the mountain. At the end of the tour, you will visit Colossi of Memnon, which is belonging to king Amenhotep III. After that, you will return to your ship to have your lunch. Afternoon, free at leisure. Dinner and overnight on the cruise.
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Breakfast onboard your Nile cruise. Then your tour guide will take you on a mysterious journey to the land of secrets. This guided tour of today begins by visiting one of the most wonderful temples in Egypt, the Temple of Horus in Edfu, which is considered to be one of the most well-preserved temples in Egypt. After that, you will revert back to your ship. Lunch will be served onboard during the sailing to the city of Kom Ombo.
Afternoon, you will proceed to explore the Temple of Kom Ombo, where the two gods Sobek & Haroeris were worshipped for a while. Get back to your ship and enjoy your lunch. Enjoy the sun deck, watching the unique landscape of the great river Nile. On its banks, the ancient Egyptian civilization has created and flourished.
A dinner meal will be served onboard during the sailing to the city of Aswan. Late evening arrives at Aswan and overnight.
Breakfast will be served onboard your ship. Later on, you will join your Egyptologist tour guide to discover the great city of Aswan, including The High Dam, which has been erected by the Egyptian president Gamal Abdel Nasser in 1960 AD to protect Egypt from the Nile flood.
After that, you will enjoy sailing on the Nile River by motorboat till reach Agilika Island, where you will visit the Temple of Philae, which was erected during the Greco-Roman period and was dedicated to the goddess Isis (mother of god Horus). Finally, you will be escorted to visit one of the marvelous sights in Aswan, The Unfinished Obelisk, which was made out of red granite and was dedicated to the god Amun Ra.
After finishing your day tour, you will get back to your ship. Lunch will be served on board. Afternoon tea will be served on board. At night free at leisure. Dinner and overnight in Aswan.
Check out after breakfast.
Then our representative will accompany you to Aswan airport - station to take your flight to Cairo.