One of the best things to do in Luxor is board a Nile cruise from Luxor to Aswan for 5 days 4 Night. This tour includes sightseeing, transfers and a tour guide. It is on a full board basis including breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Get inside tips from a local
Step back in time on a history tour
All taxes, fuel surcharges and service fees included
Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
Led by a qualified Egyptologist
What You Can Expect
Visit many of the sights along the Nile that can be seen in the itinerary below. Departures to Abu Simbel visit the Temple of Abu Simbel back to Aswan, The colossal Temple of Abu Simbel built by Ramses II (XIXth. Dynast).
Meet and be assisted by your representative at your Hotel in Luxor or at Luxor airport. You will then be transferred to the Nile Cruise and board before lunch. After lunch on board you will visit the Temple of Karnak and the Temple of Luxor. At Luxor Temple see its courtyard and the granite statues of Ramses the Great. Proceed by bus to Karnak, which is a serious of temples built in different reigns. Starting by the Avenue of Sphinxes visit the Unfinished Propylon, the Hypostyle Hall with it’s 134 gigantic columns, the Obelisks of Queen Hatshepsut and Tutomosis III, the temple of Amon adorned with lotus and papyrus designs, the Granite Scarbeus of Amenophis III and the Sacred Lake. Return to the boat. Enjoy dinner on board. Overnight in Luxor.
Enjoy breakfast on board then Visit The West Bank – the Valley of the Kings, Colossi of Memnon and The Temple of Queen Hatshepsut at El Deir El Bahari. You will then have an excursion to the Valley of Kings, tombs of various Dynasties, The Temple of Deir El Bahari. On the return journey stop at the Colossi of Memnon which are two gigantic sitting statues representing Amenopis III facing the Nile. Then visit the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut. Have lunch on board before sailing to Esna. Enjoy afternoon tea and dinner before a disco party. Overnight in Edfu.
Breakfast on board. Visit the Temple of Horus in Edfu. Sail to Kom Ombo. Have lunch on board before visiting the Temple shared by the two Gods Sobek and Haroeris in Kom Ombo. Enjoy afternoon tea. Have dinner on board before a Galabya party. Sail to Aswan. Overnight Aswan.
Early in the morning you will enjoy a guided tour of Abu Simbel Temple. After coming back from Abu Simbel you will be transferred back to the cruise ship for lunch, where you can also enjoy cruise activities and dinner in the evening. Overnight in Aswan.
Breakfast on board. Visit the High Dam, the Granite Quarries and the Temple of Philae. Have lunch on board and sail on the Nile by felucca around Kitchener’s Island and Agha Khan Mausoleum. Then disembark for your transfer to Aswan airport.
Entrance fees are not included in the price of any tours: We do not charge in advance for site entrance fees to add flexibility to your program as you may choose to skip one or more sites depending upon your interests.