Tosca Luxury Nile Cruise Itinerary from Luxor

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Embark on a comfortable 5-day Nile cruise with our Egypt travel packages aboard the Tosca Nile Cruise. Experience unparalleled comfort as you cruise from Luxor to Aswan, marveling at ancient monuments along the way. Explore the temples of Karnak and Luxor in Luxor, and visit the tombs on the west bank. Conclude your journey in Aswan, where you can unwind and explore at your leisure. Enjoy a truly sophisticated Egypt Tours experience aboard the Tosca Nile Cruise.

In between excursions, relax on the sun deck of the cruise ship, soak up the sun, and enjoy the stunning views of the Nile.

  • Picking up services by our representatives upon arrival in Luxor and departure in Aswan.
  • The assistance of our customer care during the Luxor to Aswan Nile Cruise.
  • Transports in private nonsmoking air-conditioned vehicles during your Tours in Egypt.
  • Accommodation from Luxor to Aswan for 5 days onboard the 5-star MS Royal La Terrasse Nile Cruise.
  • All Egypt Nile Cruise Tours mentioned in the itinerary are privately guided tours.
  • Entrance tickets to the various sites in Luxor and Aswan during Egypt Tours Packages.
  • An English-speaking tour guide will accompany you during all tours.
  • Shopping tours during the Excursions in Luxor and Aswan Sightseeing Tours. (upon request)
  • Stops for snacks if you wish.
  • All service charges and taxes.
  • International airfare.
  • Beverage during meals.
  • Any optional Egypt Day Tours or activities.

Greetings from Egypt! Come aboard with us for the best Egypt Nile River cruise tour. Your journey begins when we board the MS Tosca. Before departing for the tour of the East Bank of Luxor, enjoy a welcome drink.

After a short ride, you will arrive at the Karnak temple complex. This temple is one of the most significant structures in ancient Egypt. A large wall, which was used for religious events, surrounds the main structure. You can visit the Hypostyle Hall, which is composed of 134 huge columns with reliefs representing the wars of King Thutmose III against Syria and Nubia as well as scenes of daily life.

Then you will board a boat to see Luxor Temple, which Amenhotep III built in honor of the gods Amun-Re, Mut, and Khonsu. There are two main temples: one honors Amen-Ra, the other the goddesses Mut-Thekhu. In addition to these two temples, there are other structures in the complex, including the Colonnade Hall and the small temple of Hathor, which can be seen on the north side of Amenhotep III.

You will then return to your boat and spend the night there.

Meals: Lunch, Dinner

Your second day on the River Tosca Nile Cruise has arrived, and you have a full day of activities planned.

After breakfast, you will take a morning excursion to Luxor west bank tour to see the temple of Queen Hatshepsut, an ancient Egyptian structure built during the 18th Dynasty by Queen Hatshepsut, who was the regent of Thutmose III. The temple was built to praise and worship Amun, who had helped Hatshepsut become pharaoh by giving her a heavenly father figure in the form of Amun himself.

Later in the day, you will visit the Valley of the Kings to see some of the most famous tombs, including those of Rameses III and Tutankhamen.

By visiting the Valley of the kinds on the western bank of Thebes, you will be amazed by knowing more secrets and hidden things about the great kings who established the ancient Egyptian kingdom throughout ancient history.

Towards the end of the trip, you will see the colossi Memnon, two huge stone sculptures of Amenhotep III that were moved to their current site in the 19th century CE.

You will head to Esna to continue your adventure after lunch at The Nile restaurant. One night on the boat.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

We will spend some time visiting Kom Ombo and Edfu, two ancient cities. The Temple of Horus and the Temple of Sobek, two of the most important temples in Egypt, are both accessible from here.

You start your day by going to the Temple of Horus in Edfu. Here you will find some of the finest examples of Egyptian art and architecture. Horus, the falcon-headed deity of heaven and royalty, was the subject of the temple that Pharaoh Ptolemy II Philadelphus (285-246 BC) erected. Then you will go to Kom Ombo, where you will discover the importance of this place in relation to the attempt to unify Egypt by King Ramses II (1279-1213 BC).

Finally, you'll head back down the Nile and take a moonlight cruise to Aswan to end your wonderful adventure!

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

We will be in Aswan for the entire day. You will go to the Aswan High Dam, which prevents 90% of the water in Lake Nasser from flowing out. You will have the opportunity to learn the history of the dam and how it was built. Standing at the top of the dam, take a picture of the longest river in the world flowing underneath.

Next, you'll see the enormous Temple of Philae, which was carved out of granite rock. You'll also see the impressive Temple of Isis, one of only two remaining temples on the island of Philae, and the Unfinished Obelisk, which Ramses II started but never finished before he died.

Then enjoy your free time as you please. Dinner aboard the Tosca Nile Cruise in the evening before spending the night in Aswan.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Regretfully, the fifth day of your 5-day Nile cruise from Luxor to Aswan is coming to an end, but not before enjoying another delicious breakfast on board. After breakfast, it will be time to say goodbye to everyone before being driven to the airport or the Aswan train station by one of our tour guides.

Meals: Breakfast

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