Cruise down the Nile River to visit temples and tombs from Luxor to Aswan.
Leave all your troubles behind and climb on board 5 star Nile river cruiser for a magical 5-day Luxor to Aswan Nile cruise.
Arrive in Luxor and visit the area's most remarkable ancient attractions, including the burial tomb of King Tutankhamen. Enjoy a cruise to Esna where more sightseeing awaits, then proceed to Edfu, and on to Kom Ombo, exploring unforgettable attractions along the way. Sail into Aswan, and visit the amazing Temple of Philae before you disembark with memories to last a lifetime.
- Every Saturday, Monday and Thursday
- Tour type
- Pickup Location
- Luxor Airport or Hotel in Luxor
- Physical rating
- Luxor / Aswan
Why you'll love this trip
Sail along River Nile over 5 days
Explore and relax on 5 days’ trip to cover the sights in Luxor, Aswan, Edfu and Kom Ombu.
All meals are Included.
Your private, Egyptologist guide provides undivided attention and an insider’s perspective of all the historical sightseeing’s
Savor the timeless experience that is a Nile cruise as you sail from Luxor to Aswan on an indulgent ship
Tour is suitable for all ages and all genders.
Valley of the Kings
Aswan High Dam
Upon arrival at Luxor airport, transfer to your Nile cruise. Embarkation before 12:00 PM.
Afternoon, you will discover the East bank of Luxor including Karnak Temples Complex, which are the largest structures ever build in the history of the mankind. The principal building is that of god Amun Ra, since it was considered the house of god on the earth, the earlier structure date back to the middle kingdom, but there are some references which refer to the earlier buildings as old as the 3rd dynasty.
Later on, you will proceed to visit Temple of Luxor, which was built by one of the kings of the 12th dynasty and completed by the well know king Ramses II. This temple was located in the heart of ancient Thebes and, like Karnak, was dedicated to the main/chief god Amun Re.
After finishing your day tour, you will be transferred back to your ship for rest and refresh. At night, Egyptian folkloric show will be operated by the staff. Dinner will be served and overnight in Luxor.
Breakfast on the Nile cruise. After that you will start your magical tour in Thebes, the sacred land by exploring the wet bank of Luxor including Valley of the Kings, which considers as the royal cemetery of the Theban kings and rulers of ancient Egypt, and the place where our Pharaohs were buried.
After that, you will proceed to visit Temple of Queen Hatshepsut at Deir El Bahari. This temple is considered as one of the most wonderful examples of the Architecture in ancient Egypt, because it was totally carved inside the mountain.
At the end of the tour you will visit Colossi of Memnon, which is belonging to king Amenhotep III.
After that you will return to your ship to have your lunch. Afternoon, free at leisure. Dinner and overnight on the cruise.
Breakfast on the cruise. Then the guide will take you in a mysterious journey to land of secrets. This guided tour of today begins by visiting one of the most wonderful temples in Egypt, Temple of Horus in Edfu, which is considered to be one of the most well preserved temples in Egypt.
After that, you will revert back to your ship. Lunch will be served on board during sailing to the city of Kom Ombo.
Afternoon, you will proceed to explore Temple of Kom Ombo, where the two gods Sobek & Haroeris were worshipped for a while. Get back to your ship and enjoy your lunch on the sun deck, watching the unique landscape of the great river Nile. On its banks the ancient Egyptian civilization has been created and flourished.
After the tour, you will get back to your ship, rest and refresh on board. Dinner meal will be served on board during sailing to the city of Aswan. Late evening arrive to Aswan and overnight.
Breakfast will be served on board your ship. Later on, you will join your Egyptologist tour guide to discover the great city of Aswan, including The High Dam, which has been erected by the Egyptian president Gamal Abdel Nasser in 1960 AD to protect Egypt from the Nile flood.
After that you will enjoy sailing on the Nile River by a motor boat till reach Agilika Island, where you will visit Temple of Philae, which was erected during the Gaeco-Roman period and was dedicated to goddess Isis (mother of god Horus).
Finally you will be escorted to visit one of the marvelous sightseeing in Aswan, The Unfinished Obelisk, which was made out of red granite and was dedicated to god Amun Ra.
After finishing your day tour, you will get back to your ship. Lunch will be served on board. Afternoon tea will be served on board. At night free at leisure. Dinner and overnight in Aswan.
Breakfast on board. Disembarkation after breakfast.
* Optional not included: Departure to visit the Temples of Abu Simbel. The colossal Temple of Abu Simbel built by Ramses II (XIXth. Dynasty) and lately saved from inundation of the Nile waters in among the glories of ancient Egyptian monuments. The temples were built out of a sandstone rock cliff, and representation of the deities to which each was dedicated is carved on its huge façade. Nearby, also saved, lies the small Temple of the King’s wife Nefertari, dedicated to the goddess Hathor. Back to Aswan. Transfer to te airport to take your flight back to Cairo.
4 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 4 dinners
Nile River Cruise, Private air-conditioned vehicle
4 nights on board the 5* Standard Nile Cruise
- Meet and greet service at airports and other points of embarkation and disembarkation
- All transfers
- All Nile Cruise excursions as mentioned in the 5 day Nile Cruise from Luxor to Aswan itinerary
- Entrance fees to all sights
- English speaking guide for all excursions
- Bottled water during your tours
- All service charges and taxes
- International airfare
- Entry visa to Egypt
- Entrance fee for the Tomb of Tutankhamen at Valley of the Kings
- Personal spending money
- Optional activities
- Tipping money
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Oct to April:
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Prices are quoted in US Dollars per person per trip except during Christmas, New Year & Easter holidays.
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.
Child pricing applies to children who share rooms with their parents (Max 2 Children in one Room)
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