Nile cruise holidays from Sharm El Sheikh

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Pick up 05:00 AM
Duration 5 Days
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Day 1
  1. 05:00 - Pick up in the early morning from your Sharm el Sheikh hotel.
  2. 05:15 - Transfer to the airport.
  3. 06:00 - Catch your 50 minutes flight to Luxor.
  4. 07:30 - Meet in Luxor airport and transfer to the West bank.
  5. 08:00 - Visit to Memnon Colossus.
  6. 08:30 - Queen Hatshepsut temple exploration.
  7. 10:00 - The Valley of the Kings: 3 different tombs visit.
  8. 11:00 - Optional visit to King Tutankhamon real or fake tomb is available.
  9. 15:00 - Check in your floating hotel and dinner.
  10. 20:00 - Overnight on boat.
Day 2
  1. 08:00 - Breakfast on boat and visit to Karnak temple.
  2. 11:00 - Visit to Luxor temple.
  3. 13:00 - Afternoon sail to Edfu vis Esna.
  4. 21:00 - Overnight on boat.
Day 3
  1. 09:00 - Morning visit to Edfu Temple.
  2. 11:00 - Continue sailing to Kom Ombo.
  3. 13:00 - Visit of Kom Ombo temple and Crocodile museum.
  4. 15:00 - Continue sailing to Aswan, overnight on boat.
Day 4
  1. 08:00 - Visit to Hight Dam of Aswan.
  2. 08:30 - Optional visit to New Kalabsha site and Kirtasi kiosk.
  3. 11:00 - Visit to Philae island.
  4. 14:00 - Lunch on boat and optional afternoon visits are available.
  5. 21:00 - Overnight on boat in Aswan.
Day 5
  1. 04:30 - In the early morning optional visit to Abu Simple temples.
  2. 12:00 - Check out your floating hotel at 12 pm.
  3. 14:00 - Free afternoon, optional visits are available.
  4. 17:00 - Transfer to Luxor airport.
  5. 20:00 - Flight to Sharm el Sheikh.
  6. 21:00 - Our representative will meet you and drive back to the hotel.

Full Description

Nile cruise holidays from Sharm El Sheikh for 5 days is a holiday package designed to tour the best sights, places and temples in Egypt. Visit Kom Ombo and Edfu, Abu Simbel and Karnak, Hatshepsut temple and Memnon Colossi. Explore Upper Egypt and discover Luxor and Aswan on our 5 days Nile cruise package.

Pick up from Sharm el Sheikh hotel

We do pick up from any hotel in Sharm el Sheikh. We will pick up you from your hotel in Sharm el Sheikh in the early morning and transfer to Sharm el Sheikh International airport to catch your flight to Luxor. The flight to Luxor will take 50 minutes. Our guide will meet you in Luxor International airport with the sign "". Transfer to the city to start your Upper Egypt exploration.

West Thebes tour

We will 1st visit Colossi of Memnon. Next stop at the Mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut Deir el Bahari temple – this is the most beautiful temple in the necropolis and the queen herself is one of the most colourful figures in ancient Egyptian history. Valley of the Kings is a remote valley deep in the limestone hills to the north-west of Deir el Bahri. Your visit includes entry into 3 tombs, however if you wish to see either the tomb of King Tutankhamen or Tomb of Ramses VI, there is an additional ticket cost.

Check in the boat & afternoon East bank exploration

Afternoon check in your floating hotel. Lunch on board, some rest and continue exploring the city. Karnak Temple exploration - this great national monument of Egypt has no equal. Back to the boat for dinner and evening entertainment program, overnight in Luxor.

Morning visit to Luxor temple and set sail to Edfu

Breakfast on boat and let’s visit Luxor Temple. This beautiful temple was built on the east bank of the Nile by Amenhotep 3, “the Magnificent.” The temple was dedicated to the Theban triad: the great god Amon-Ra, his wife Mut and their son Khonsu. Afternoon we start sailing towards Esna city. The distance is around 55 km. Let’s enjoy with the beautiful views of the Egyptian countryside until we reach the lock of Esna, we pass through the lock and continue sailing to Edfu. The distance is around 65 km. Lunch & dinner on board. Overnight and evening entertainment program.

Edfu temple visit

In the morning after the breakfast we will visit Edfu temple of Horus, but to reach the temple we should catch a cab. The entire temple is embellished with wonderful reliefs. This is one of the most beautiful and certainly the best preserved of Egypt’s monuments. There is no ancient monument in the world that can match it.

Sail to Kom Ombo and temple visit

Then back to the boat to continue our journey toward Kom Ombo. In the afternoon we will visit Double temple of Sobek & Horus at Kom Ombo and newly opened Crocodile Museum. After visiting the temple we will be back to the boat to continue sailing to Aswan. Let’s have lunch and dinner on board. Overnight and evening entertainment program in Aswan is available.

Aswan city visit

In the early morning after the breakfast we'll start our Aswan city tour. We will visit the High dam which is situated 6,5 kilometres south of the original Aswan dam built in 1902 & subsequently heightened on 2 occasions. Then we will take a motor boat and visit New Kalabsha site with its Nubian monuments (optional visit with extra money).

Philae temple by feluca

Our next goal will be a jewel of Upper Egypt, a beautiful small island of Philae. To reach the extraordinary temple of Philae island we will sail by a feluca boat. The original monuments of the island was dismantled & re-erected on another island called Agilkai, slightly to the north of Philae. So, this is the place we are visiting these days.

Botanical gardens optional visit

Lunch on board and optional afternoon visit to Botanical garden. The island is one of the oldest gardens in the world & includes a rare collection of tropical plants which have been collected from all over the world. Overnight and evening entertainment program on board in Aswan.

Abu Simble temples visit

In the early morning optional visit to the famous huge temples of Abu Simble or the Nubian village.

Check out and back to Sharm el Sheikh

In the afternoon transfer from Aswan to Luxor airport to catch your flight back to Sharm el Sheikh. Flight from Luxor at 8 pm. In Sharm el Sheikh our rep will meet you and transfer to your hotel.

  • All transfers in Sharm el Sheikh and Luxor upon arrival/departure
  • Return flight tickets Sharm/Luxor/Sharm
  • Full boat accommodation on 5* floating hotel
  • Transfer to/from your cruise boat upon arrival and departure
  • Licensed English speaking Egyptology tour guide
  • Entrance fees to sites as per itinerary
  • On board evening entertainments
  • Alcoholic, soft drinks and drinks with meals
  • Optional activities in Luxor and Aswan
  • Tipping: your guide may ask for approximately $15 per person for tips which will go to drivers, temple guards, crew
  • Any extras not mentioned in the program

What to take with you
  • Passport with full visa of Egypt
  • Personal belongings

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Brooke Peterson , 07 Sep 2014
Having read many reviews on TripAdvisor, I was keen to do the Nile cruise with Sharm Club. Upon arrival we were met by Khaled who explained fully what the trip would involve so we were very excited. Firstly the day we had booked for had to be changed, and then we were told that the Sound and Light show would not be running. Upon arrival in Luxor we were split into 2 groups and ours was lead by (Ahmed - I think his name was) He was a nice guy but a lot of the time we were told to follow him without really knowing where we were going. We started with valley of the kings, we have visited many tombs, Queen Hatshepsut temple and Memnon temple. Next day we went to Edfu temple, the temple is amazing and well preserved and afternoon visited Kom Ombo temple. In Aswan we went to many temples and museums. the ship itself was very clean, food was very good but not excellent, plenty of variety based on set menu, but that's nit picking really as the choices were very very good. The room was a very nice and always clean, the staff were excellent and they checked the room for towels and bed sheets changed twice a day. Our guide explained everything very clearly and very much to the point. Thanks Sharm club, you're highly recommended with no doubt.

Published: 09 May 2024 Last update: 09 May 2024