5 Days Nile cruise from Marsa Alam - Daily Tours Egypt

5 Days Nile cruise from Marsa Alam

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Have an amazing 5-day Nile Cruise with daily tours egypt between Luxor and Aswan from Marsa Alam where the soul of the ancient Egyptian civilization is found. Discover the beauty of history represented in the ancient temples and tombs of Valley of the Kings, Hatshepsut temple and the majestic temple of Abu Simbel. Don’t miss the chance!!

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Day 1- Marsa Alam to luxor

Pick-up time from the hotel to Luxor and transfer to the cruise 

Embarkation and lunch on board the Nile Cruise, proceed with the Visits to the Eastbank of the Nile Including:

Karnak temple :

No site in Egypt is more impressive than Karnak. It is the largest temple complex ever built by man and represents the combined achievement of many generations of ancient builders and pharaohs. The Temple of Karnak has three main temples, smaller enclosed temples, and several outer temples situated on 247 acres of land.

Optional Tour: One-Hour City Tour in Luxor by Horse Carriage

Witness a unique amazing trip with the horse carriage to see the daily life and the Egyptian market, also to see the downtown and discover the hidden gems, the tour atmosphere is amazing, and you will feel like an Egyptian.

Luxor Temple  :

The Temple of Luxor was the centre of the most important festival, the festival of Opet. Built largely by Amenhotep III and Rameses II, the temple's purpose was as a setting for the rituals of the festival. The festival was to reconcile the human aspect of the ruler with the divine office.

In the Evening you can enjoy An Optional tour Sound and Light Show at Karnak:

The show starts with a historical introduction covering the birth of the great city of Thebes and the erection of the Karnak Temple. The show narrates the glorious achievements of some great Pharaohs as you listen to a magnificent and poetic description of the artistic treasures and great legacy that the  Karnak temple  encloses.

Dinner and overnight on board the Cruise in Luxor.

Day 2-Valley of Kings and sail to Edfu

Optional trip Balloon ride over the Valley of the Kings 120 $ per person:

Get your cameras ready for a stunning balloon ride over the historic town of Luxor. Catch the rays of the early morning sun illuminating the city and its surrounding mountains. Get a bird's eye view of Luxor's ancient sites from aboard a hot air balloon

Breakfast on board the Nile cruise. Visit the west bank of the Nile Including:

Valley of the Kings :

The final resting place of Egypt's rulers from the 18th to 20th dynasty, it is home to tombs including the great pharaoh Ramses II and boy pharaoh Tutankhamun .
The tombs were well stocked with all the material goods a ruler might need in the next world. Most of the decoration inside the tombs is still well preserved.

Optional Extra tombs:

The tomb of Tutankhamun :

The tomb of Tutankhamun is the only tomb in the Valley of the Kings that was discovered nearly intact in 1922. The discoverer of his tomb was Howard Carter. Tut's famous golden mask is on display at the Egyptian Museum in Cairo, but here you have the opportunity to be amazed at the royal mummy of the young king. 

The Tomb of Ramses VI:

The Tomb of One of the largest and most beautifully decorated monuments in the Valley of the Kings is the Tomb of Ramses VI, tomb. Ramses VI took it over from the pharaoh who originally designed it, his nephew and predecessor, Ramses V.

Hatshepsut Temple :
It is one of the most beautiful & best preserved of all of the temples of Ancient Egypt. The temple was built on three levels with two wide ramps in a central position joining the levels together.

Colossi of Memnon :
Two massive stone statues of King Amenhotep III are the only remains of a complete mortuary temple. The statues are made from blocks of quartzite sandstone which exist in Cairo and then moved 700 KM to Luxor

Optional trip to the Valley of the Queens :

The Valley of the Queens is home to more than 75 royal tombs. You'll find an array of queens, princesses and princes buried here, and one of Egypt's most elaborate tombs – the tomb of Nefertari (No. 66) – resides within this valley. Though most of the tombs have been ransacked throughout the years, many still feature bright paintings on their walls. You can add a Ticket to the tomb of Queen Nefertari.

13:00 Sail to Esna lock& lunch will be during the sail

18:00 Arrive, Esna Lock, Sail to Edfu& Dinner

Overnight on board the Cruise in Edfu

Day 3- Edfu temple and kom ombo temple
Breakfast on Board the Cruise

07:00 Visit the temple of Edfu

Edfu temple:
The upper Egyptian site is dominated by a large well -Preserved temple, dedicated to the hawk-God Horus, The Construction of the Ptolemaic temple of Horus, which was founded on the site of a much earlier temple, dated to the period between the reigns of Ptolemy the Third(246 B.c), The descriptions on the walls include the Myth of contending of Horus and Seth(Probably performed annually as a religious Drama.

09:30 Sail to Kom combo
12:30 lunch on board the Nile cruise during the sail
15:30 Arrive at Kom Ombo, visit the temple of Kom Ombo

Kom Ombo temple:
The temple and the associated settlement site are located 40 K.m north of Aswan, the temple was dedicated to the deities Sobek and Horus  and date mainly to the Ptolemaic and Roman period(332 B.b -395 A.c)

17:30 Continue sailing to Aswan, Dinner will be during the sail

21:00 Arrive in Aswan and overnight on board the Cruise

Day 4- Aswan attractions

Breakfast on Board the Cruise

08:00 Proceed with Visits to Aswan including the temple of Philae and a tour by Felucca around Elephantine, the High Dam, The Unfinished Obelisk was discovered in the early twentieth century after it had been covered by sand for thousands of years. Unfinished Obelisk

Phiala temple :
Built to honour the goddess, Isis, this was the last temple built in the classical Egyptian style. Construction began around 690 BC, and it was one of the last outposts where the goddess was worshipped

The High Dam :
Aswan High Dam is a rock-fill dam located at the northern border between Egypt and Sudan. The dam is fed by the River Nile and the reservoir forms Lake Nasser. Construction for the project began in 1960 and was completed in 1968. It was officially inaugurated in 1971.

The The Unfinished Obelisk :
was discovered in the early twentieth century after it had been covered by sand for thousands of years. 
Aswan was the source of ancient Egypt’s finest granite, used to make statues and embellish temples, pyramids, and obelisks. The large unfinished obelisk in the Northern Quarries has provided valuable insight into how these monuments were created, although the full construction process is still not entirely clear. Three sides of the shaft, nearly 42m long, were completed except for the inscriptions. At 1168 tonnes, the completed obelisk would have been the single heaviest piece of stone the Egyptians ever fashioned. 

12:00 lunch on board of the Cruise

At 16:00 sailing trip with Felucca around Elphinatine island and visit Lord Kitchener island

Optional trip to the Nubian village:

The Nubian village is one of Aswan's attractions. It's worth visiting and spending  2 hours on. The place is very authentic and genuine, Colorful and artistic, the In Aswan Nubian Village is a must-visit to experience a traditional and unique lifestyle. The Village is very colourful. Nubian Village will surprise you in every corner! While walking in the village, you will straight away feel the soul of this place!

Dinner &overnight on board the Cruise

Day 5 -Abu Simbel-Disembarkation

Breakfast on board the cruise.

Optional trip to  Abu Simbel temples  :

The two temples of Ramses the Second and the Queen Nefertari were carved out of the Mountain on the west bank of the Nile between 1274 and 1244 B.c, The Great Temple was dedicated to Ramses the Second, Ra-Harakhty, Amun Ra and Ptah, with 4 Colossal statues, The second temple was dedicated to Queen Nefertari and Goddess Hathor, and the two temples were dismantled stone by stone and rebuilt on higher ground, The preservation of the two temples of Abu Simbel must Rank as the greatest Achievement of the Unesco.

If you wish to do Abu Simbel on Day 4 instead of Day 5- we are flexible to do that

Transfer to your hotel in Marsa Alam.

Höhepunkte

•    The Valley of the Kings
•    Queen Hatshepsut temple
•    Karnak temple
•    Luxor temple 
•    Edfu
•    Kom Ombo
•    Abu Simbel
•    Phila temple
•    Aswan Dam
•    Unfinished obelisk

 

Inclusions:

  1. Transfers from Marsa Alam to Luxor/ Aswan to Marsa Alam by A-C vehicle
  2. Meet and assist service upon arrival & departure 
  3. The assistance of our personnel during your stay and excursions 
  4. All transfers by a modern air-conditioned deluxe vehicle
  5. Accommodation on board a 5-star cruise on a full-board basis
  6. All Nile Cruise excursions as mentioned in the itinerary
  7. Entrance fees to all sights between Luxor and Aswan
  8. English-speaking tour guide during your excursions
  9. All service charges and taxes 
  10. Entrance fees to all sights between Luxor and Aswan as per itinerary

Exclusions:

  1. Any extras and personal spending
  2. Tipping

Please remember to bring:

Passports valid for 6 months at least 
Hat
sunglasses
Suncreams
  • Duration:
5 days
  •  type:
Private
  •  Run:
Saturday, Monday and Thursday
  •  Pick Up:
4:00 AM
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