Short Nile cruise from Sharm El Sheikh to visit Aswan and Luxor is an ideal solution to catch the main highlights of ancient Egyptian history for those who are in a short visit to Egypt and want to combine it with Red sea beach holiday, Get the full Upper Egypt experience and visit sightseeing of Luxor, Esna, Edfu, Kom Ombo and Aswan in 3 nights
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|Pick up from your hotel in Sharm el Sheikh, transfer by a/c vehicle to the airport.
Flight to Luxor will take 50 minutes.
Transfer to Aswan.
Visit to Hight Dam of Aswan.
Visit to Philae island.
Lunch on boat and optional afternoon visits are available.
Overnight on boat in Aswan.
In the early morning start sailing to Kom Ombo.
Kom Ombo temple visit.
Continue sailing to Edfu.
Edfu temple visit.
Evening sailing to Luxor, overnight in Luxor.
In Luxor visit to the West bank.
Visit to Memnon Colossi.
Queen Hatshepsut temple exploration.
The Valley of the Kings: visit 3 different tombs opened to public on the day.
Optional visit to King Tutankhamon real or fake tomb is available.
Lunch on your floating hotel.
Afternoon visit to Karnak temple.
Evening optional activities like Karnak temple Sound & Light show is available.
Overnight on boat.
Optional Hot-Air balloon ride over Luxor is available.
After breakfast check out your floating hotel.
Morning visit to Luxor temple and Sphinx avenue.
Free time and optional activities are available.
In the evening transfer to Luxor airport.
Flight back to Sharm el Sheikh.
Transfer to your hotel.
The tour depending on the port of your arrival can start in different days; here the program designed for those who come from Sharm el Sheikh but we can arrange the tour from Cairo, Luxor, Hurghada or any other city of Egypt as well.
In Aswan our guide will meet you upon arrival and you will do a full day Aswan city tour. Our visits will include Philae island and Isis Temple visit. The tiny island of Philae is just 450 meters long and less than 150 metres wide but has one of the best preserved and most beautiful temples in Egypt. A shot visit to Aswan High Dam followed by New Kalabsha site visit. The site is located on the western side of Lake Nasser, one kilometre south of the High Dam and contains the temples of Kalabsha and Beit al-Wali, the Kiosk of Qertassi and the Chapel of Dedwen. In the evening check in 5* deluxe floating hotel , have dinner and rest on board. Overnight on board, evening entertainment program is available.
Breakfast on board and start sailing to Kom Ombo. This small beautiful temple is set right on the Nile bank. Let’s enjoy the panoramic views of the Nile, Cornish and the temple itself. Recently a small but very informative Crocodile museum was inaugurated on the site, so now we can visit it and learn about crocodile cult in Ancient Egypt. More than 20 crocodile mummies are on display in the newly opened museum. Lunch and afternoon tea on board while sailing to Edfu. Let’s visit this beautiful temple dedicated to Horus, Hathor and their son, “Horus the younger” or “Uniter of the Two Lands”. Afternoon sailing, via Esna Lock to Luxor. Dinner on board. Overnight on board, evening entertainment program.
After a breakfast on board in Luxor let's visit West Bank. The tour includes visit to the Valley of the Kings , Colossi of Memnon and Queen Hatshepsut Temple or Deir el Bahari temple. Please note when visiting the Valley of the Kings, entry to 3 tombs is included, however if you wish to see either the King Tutankhamen tombor Tomb of Ramses VI, there will be an additional ticket cost. Lunch and afternoon tea on board are available. Afternoon visit to a huge Karnak temple. Dinner will be served on board as well. Overnight on board, evening entertainment program is available.
Optionally in the evening Sound & Light show at Karnak temple can be arranged. Next day in the early morning you can do an optional activity of Hot-Air balloon ride over Luxor.
Breakfast on board and morning visit to Luxor temple with its famous Sphinx avenue recently restored. Check out of the cruise boat at 12 pm. Free time until departure. Optional activities and visits can be arranged. Transfer to train station or airport to catch a flight to your destination.
My family enjoyed the our recent visit to Egypt due to the services provided by your staff. A special thanks to Ahmed who is a very knowledgeable guy, he made our holiday . I will use your tour company when I visit again. Again A big THANKS
AndrewReviewed 14 January 2017