Take a four-night trip that includes a Nile cruise from Luxor to Aswan. You will visit the Valley of the Kings, the temples of Karnak and Luxor, the temples of Kom Ombo, and the Aswan High Dam with the assistance of a knowledgeable tour guide. The cost of the tour includes the opportunity for you to visit the Abu Simbel temples as well.
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5 Days / 4 Nights
Luxor, Aswan and Abu Simble
Nile Cruise Including Abu Simbel
The ultimate way to witness the beauty of the Nile Valley in Upper Egypt is by enjoying one of our Egypt travel packages from the deck of a Nile River cruise ship. As you cruise between in Aswan and Luxor, take in the scenery along the river, and discover Egypt's historical treasures by passing pharaonic ruins.
Egypt Nile Cruise Packages
Explore the highlights of visiting Luxor and Aswan, stopping along the way to see important ancient sites, such as the temples of Kom Ombo and Edfu. Including a visit to Abu Simbel, a spectacular rock-cut temple. Enjoy a variety of nightly entertainment such as a belly dance show, galabeya party, Nubian show or disco, and more, on a 5-day/4-night Nile cruise tour package from your choice.
By private A/C vehicle, our representative will meet you at the airport or the Luxor train station and drive you to your Nile cruise. Boarding. The Karnak temple complex, the largest temple ever created in human history, is included in an afternoon of exploring the east bank tour of Luxor. The main structure is the temple of Amun Re, which was considered the home of God on Earth. God Amen was the supreme deity of Thebes during the New kingdom so, the ancient Egyptians wanted to honor him by building temples dedicated to him.
The oldest buildings date from the Middle Kingdom, but there are occasional references to earlier structures from the 3rd Dynasty.
Later, you will visit Luxor Temple, which was started by one of the monarchs of the 12th dynasty and finished by Ramses II, the famous pharaoh. This temple, like Karnak, was dedicated to Amun Re, the main god of ancient Thebes, and was located in the heart of the city. After your day trip, you will be transferred to your boat to rest and refresh. In the evening, the staff will present an Egyptian folklore show. Dinner will be served, followed by an overnight stay in Luxor.
Breakfast is provided on the Nile cruise. Next, you will begin your amazing journey to Thebes, the sacred area of Egypt, by exploring the west bank tour of Luxor, which includes the Valley of the kings, considered the royal burial ground of the Theban kings and rulers of ancient Egypt, as well as the burial place of our pharaohs. Then you will go to Deir El Bahari to see the temple of Queen Hatshepsut. This temple is considered one of the most amazing architectural works of ancient Egypt. The expedition will end with a visit to the Colossi of Memnon of King Amenhotep III.
On your Nile cruise, you will be served breakfast. Your tour guide will then take you on a strange journey to a mysterious planet. The Temple of Horus at Edfu, one of the most amazing and best-preserved temples in Egypt, is the first stop on today's tour. After that, you will be taken back to your ship. Lunch will be served on board during the trip to Kom Ombo. The temple of Kom Ombo, where the two gods Sobek and Haroeris were once worshipped, will be visited in the afternoon. Return to the boat and have your dinner. Enjoy the view of the unique environment of the Nile from the sun deck. On its banks, the ancient Egyptian civilization emerged and flourished. While sailing to Aswan, dinner will be served on board. We return to Aswan late in the evening and spend the night on board.
Breakfast will be served on board your ship. Later, you will travel to Aswan with your tour guide to see the High Dam, which Egyptian President Gamal Abdel Nasser built in 1960 AD to protect Egypt from the Nile floods. Next, you will take a speedboat ride on the Nile to Agilika Island, where you will visit the Temple of Philae, a Greco-Roman temple dedicated to the goddess Isis that was built during the Greco-Roman period (mother of the god Horus). Finally, you will visit the Unfinished Obelisk, a red granite structure dedicated to the god Amun Re and one of the most amazing monuments in Aswan. After your day of adventure, you will return to your cruise. There will be lunch on board. In the afternoon, tea will be served with your group on board. You are free to do what you want in the evening. Dinner and overnight in Aswan.
After breakfast, you will be met by our English-speaking tour guide in Aswan, who will drive you to Abu Simbel, located on the western bank of the Nile and south of Aswan. After your arrival, you will see the temples of Abu Simbel, which Ramses II built, and the famous Egyptian kings. The Great Temple was the largest and most important of the temples. It was built by Ramses II and dedicated to the legendary god Rahorakhty. On the other side, the smaller temple was dedicated to King Ramses II and his beautiful wife, Queen Nefertari. After your day of adventure, you will return to Aswan.
After your day of adventure, you will return to Aswan. Arrive in Aswan and transfer by private A/C van to the hotel of your choice for check-in, rest, and refreshments, or to Aswan airport for your domestic flight to Cairo.