Aswan to Luxor Nile cruise holiday from Sharm el Sheikh Itinerary
|Arrival Aswan and start your day.
Visit to Hight Dam of Aswan.
Visit to New Kalabsha site and Kirtasi kiosk.
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 Colossus.
Queen Hatshepsut temple exploration.
The Valley of the Kings. Here you can visit 3 different tombs which are open to public on the day.
Optional visit to King Tutankhamon real or fake tomb is available. Please inform our guide before hand.
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.
Morning visit to Luxor temple and Sphinx avenue.
Check out your floating hotel by 12 pm.
Free time and optional activities are available.
Transfer to the airport for departure.
Choose the departure port
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.
Day 1 Aswan city visit
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.
Day 2 Kom Ombo, Edfu & Esna visit
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.
Day 3 Luxor city exploration
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.