5 Days Nile River Cruise from Luxor to Aswan with Abu Simbel - Egypt Tours, Egypt Travel Packages, Egypt Vacation 2020/2021

5 Days Nile River Cruise from Luxor to Aswan with Abu Simbel

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We offer a Private Egypt Nile Cruise from Luxor to Aswan 5 Days 4 Nights including Abu Simbel. Enjoy an incredible 5 days trip between the arms of the Nile River to step to get into the paradise of history and taste the glamour of Ancient Egypt. See the highlights from the East and West Banks of Luxor to Aswan and Abu Simbel with an Egyptologist guide.

Duration: 5 Days / 4 Nights
Cruises Schedule: Every Saturday Or Monday Or Thursday
Tour Type: Private
Live tour guide: English, German, Spanish

Children Policy:
0 - 01.99 Free of Charge
2 - 05.99 pay 25% of tour price
6 - 11.99 pay 50% of tour price
12+ pay full tour price as per adult person.

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5 Days Nile Cruise from Luxor to Aswan with Abu Simbel

Day 1: Getting onboard of the Nile Cruise_Luxor East Bank: 
Arrive in Luxor, where you are met by your tour guide and transfer for Embarkation& Lunch on board of the Nile Cruise, proceed with exploring and visiting the East bank of the Nile,

Karnak temple:
Karnak is more than A temple, is a spectacular Complex of Sanctuaries, Kiosks, Pylons, and Obelisks, All dedicated to the Theban gods and to the Greater Glory of Egypt`s Pharaohs, Karnak was the Most Important place for the worship of the Theban Triad(Amun, Mut, and Khonso) 

Luxor Temple:
Largely built by the New Kingdom Pharaoh Amenhotep the Third and Completed by King Tutankhamon and the Great King Ramses the second, The First pylon was raised by Ramses the second and Decorated  with His Military Battle of Kadesh

Dinner &Overnight on board of the Cruise in Luxor

Day 2: West Bank of Luxor and sail to Edfu:
(Optionally) Balloon ride in Luxor 100 $ Per Person. It is an incredible trip of 30 to 45 minutes Hot Air Balloon flight over the west bank of Luxor and enjoy an aerial view of the country's landscape and famous landmarks. Enjoy the sunrise illuminating the sky of the open air museum city (Luxor) over the great temples and mountains below.

Breakfast on the Nile Cruise, Visit the west bank of the Nile Including:

The Valley of the Kings:
Once  called the great Place of the Truth, this valley Called now the valley of the Kings, It is a Majestic domain of the Pharaohs who once lay in great stone Sarcophagi, awaiting immortality, The isolated valley behind Deir el Bahri is dominated by the Pyramid-Shaped Mountain Peak

The colossi of Memnon:
Massive  pair statues Know as the  Colossi of Memnon, Rising about 18 M from the plain, They are the remains of what once the largest  complex on the west bank, Built by Amenhotep the Third

The Queen Hatshepsut temple :
Rising out of the desert Plain, in a series of terraces, The temple of Hatshepsut Mergs with sheer limestone Cliffs of the eastern face of the Theban Mountain as if Nature herself had built this Extraordinary monument.

13:00 sail to Esna lock& lunch will be during the sail
18:00 arrive, Esna Lock, Sail to Edfu& Dinner
Overnight o board of the Cruise in Edfu

Day 3: Edfu temple and Kom Ombo temple:
Breakfast on board the Cruise
07:00 Today, view the Temple of Horus,

Edfu temple
Upper Egyptian site dominated by a large well -Preserved temple, dedicated to the hawk-God Horus, The Construction of 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 of the Nile cruise during the sail
15:30 arrive Kom Ombo, visit the temple of Kom Ombo

Kom Ombo temple
The temple and the associated settlement site 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 Aswan and overnight on board the Cruise

Day 4: Aswan Day Tour:
Breakfast on Board the Cruise
08:00 Proceed with Visits of Aswan including the temple of Philae and tour by Felucca around Elephantine, the High Dam, the Unfinished Obelisk

Aswan High Dam
Aswan High Dam was built between 1960 and 1970 across the Nile and had a positive effect on the economy and culture of Egypt. Continue  Aswan tour and visit one of the important obelisks in ancient Egypt:

The Unfinished Obelisk
The Unfinished obelisk the largest obelisk ever built by order by Queen Hatshepsut as its height is 42 m and weighs 1.200 tons.

Philae Temple
Philae Temple which was built to honor many gods like Isis and Hathor, and contain many stories about Osiris and Horus, also in 1960 the UNESCO relocated the entire complex to the”Island of Agilkia” to escape the dangers of the Nile floods.

Then, Board your Nile cruise boat ,Dinner &overnight onboard the Cruise

Day 5: Disembarkation of the Nile Cruise: 
Breakfast on board the cruise. Disembarkation after breakfast (08:00 am)
Early morning, make your way to Abu Simbel temple by private vehicle (3 hrs each way by road) 

Abu Simbel, the commanding twin temples of Ramses II and his wife, Queen Nefertari. The former’s façade is dominated by four 70-foot-tall statues of the pharaoh. Perhaps even more impressive, this entire site was disassembled and moved here to save it from the floodwaters caused by the Aswan High Dam. 

Highlights

  • Karnak Temples
  • Luxor Temple
  • Valley of the Kings
  • Hatshepsut Temple
  • Colossi of Memnon   
  • Edfu Temple 
  • Kom Ombo Temple
  • The High Dam  
  • The Unfinished Obelisk
  • Philae Temple  
  • Abu Simbel

INCLUSIONS:

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

EXCLUSIONS:

  1. Any extras and personal spending
  2. Tipping
  3. Hot Air Ballon

Route

  1. Luxor
  2. Edfu
  3. Kom Umbu
  4. Aswan