It's like joining a private home on the M/S Tuya. It is a getaway to the peace of taking sunbathing, exploring pharaonic temples, and eating freshly cooked traditional food. In order to see the most incredible ancient sites in Luxor and Aswan, we offer you an unforgettable trip on one of the best boats ever on the Nile.
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Ms. Tuya Nile River Cruise
Visit the most prominent temples of ancient Egypt in Luxor and Aswan, two places that are mutually exclusive because they are full of treasures and have a long history. Relax onboard the beautiful MS Tuya Nile River Cruise, a 5-star luxury floating hotel and one of the best boats on the Nile that sails between Luxor and Aswan, and enjoy the breathtaking view of the Nile River.
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Our Nile cruise tour will take you to the Aswan High Dam, which protects Egypt from flooding and provides electricity, and to the Philae Temple, where you can see the great Temple of Isis, which occupies a quarter of the island of Agilika. Explore the legendary temples of Kom Ombo and Edfu, which are considered the most magnificent and largest temples in Egypt. On the eastern bank of the Nile, we will also see the magnificent temples of Karnak and Luxor. Here we will take you to the Valley of the Kings and the Hatshepsut Temple.
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You will be met by our Cairo Top Tours representative at Luxor Airport or train station in Luxor with a sign of your name to start your Egypt Day Tours. Embark on your Tuya Nile River Cruise and then take it in a private air-conditioned vehicle to visit the two huge temples on the eastern bank of the Nile.
The first is the Karnak Temple Complex, which consists of a large number of ruined temples, and other structures. The construction of the complex began during the reign of Senusret I in the Middle Kingdom and continued until the Ptolemaic period. It is a huge open-air museum and the second-largest ancient religious site in the world. It is mainly used to venerate the Theban triad (the gods Amun Re, his companion Mut and their son Khunso).
The Second Temple is the Luxor temple. It is believed that one of the ancient Egyptian festivals was held inside the temple, as there are many pictures on the walls describing the celebration of the festival. King Amenhotep III erected the inner half, while King Ramses II built the outer part. Both King Thutmose III and Alexander the Great erected chapels at the back of the temple. Afterward, you will proceed to the boarding of the Nile River Cruise (M/S Tuya) for lunch, a folkloric show, dinner, and overnight on board in Luxor.
Meals: Lunch, Dinner
After breakfast aboard your Egypt Nile River Cruise, start your Luxor day tours as you will be picked up for a tour of the archaeological sites of ancient Egypt on the Luxor West Bank Tours, including (the Valley of the Kings, where you will see the well-preserved tombs of the kings of the new kingdom, including the great ruler Ramses II and the child king Tut Ankh Amon, and the mortuary temple of Queen Hatshepsut, also known as the "Holy of Holies", which is one of the best-preserved buildings architecturally.
it consists of three levels connected with each other by ramps and has different scenes on its walls depicting the divine birth of the Queen and her Commercial expedition to Punt Land. The temple is mainly dedicated to worshiping the supreme god Amon-Ra, and the 2 Colossi of Memnon which are two massive statues representing King Amenhotep III in a seating Position). Then back to the floating hotel for lunch and a folkloric show before heading to Edfu and spending the night on board.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
After arrival in Edfu having breakfast. Then you will go to witness the most complete and well-preserved temple in Egypt flanked by beautiful granite statues of the falcon god Horus. The Ptolemaic temple was dedicated to the falcon god "Horus". The reliefs that cover the walls, columns, and doorways of the temple constitute an extremely important source of information about ancient Egyptian religious and political thought. Among the most interesting of these reliefs tell the story of Horus exacting his revenge on Seth for the murder of his father, Osiris, an event that was re-enacted annually in the temple.
Other reliefs recount the stages of the temple’s construction and provide dates for the completion of different building elements. Ending our tour to Edfu temple and went back to the cruise, and proceed to sail to Kom-Ombo while having lunch. Upon reaching the area you will go to visit the unusual double-built temple which is dedicated to the Falcon god "Haroeris"(the southern part) and the crocodile god "Sobek"(the northern part). It was built during the Ptolemaic era. The scene on the inner face of the rear wall of the temple is of particular interest, and probably represents a set of surgical instruments. we are going back to the cruise, having the dinner, and proceeding to sail to Aswan overnight.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Optional: In the early morning, you will go towards Abu Simbel (Around 3 Hrs. Driving) to visit the location of the most famous temples (The Great and Small temples) of King Ramses II and his wife Queen Nefertari. The most spectacular aspect of this temple is its setting in the solid rock above the banks of the Nile River. The complex is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site known as the "Nubian Monuments," which runs from Abu Simbel downriver to Philae (near Aswan). It is believed that the axis of the temple was positioned by the ancient Egyptian architects in such a way that on October 22 and February 22, the rays of the sun would penetrate the sanctuary and illuminate the sculptures on the back wall, except for the statue of Ptah, the god connected with the Underworld, who always remained in the dark. These dates are allegedly the king's birthday and coronation day.
then going back to Aswan afternoon After that, you will go on A Felucca ride around the islands of Aswan and (Kitchener’s Botanical Garden where you will see different beautiful types of subtropical, exotic, and rare plantings and Elephantine island which is the largest island of Aswan area, Elephantine is Greek for the elephant as It is believed that the island received its name because it was a major ivory trading center. There are different monuments that were excavated on the island like the ruins of a temple dedicated to the ram god Khnum " God of water". Elephantine was considered a cult center for god Khnum then going back to the cruise to stay overnight onboard
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
You will be disembarked after breakfast. Transfer to the Aswan High Dam, which is considered one of Egypt's most important achievements of the last century. It contains 18 times the material used for the Great Pyramid of Cheops, supplies Egypt with water and energy, and protects the country from the disastrous floods of the Nile. You will then go to Philae Temple to see the temple of Isis, which was built during the reign of Ptolemy II and completed by the Roman emperors. It was also dedicated to the goddess Isis, who was worshipped as the mother of all gods. She is the mother of Horus and the companion of Osiris. Transfer to Aswan International Airport in the afternoon to catch a flight back to Cairo.