8 days - 7 Nights
A trip along the world's most famous waterway is a journey through time, an experience savored and cherished for a lifetime. Relax on the deck of your luxury cruise boat and let your mind's eye transport you to the times of Royal barges and boats decorated in full regalia sailing from Upper to Lower Egypt, laden with giant granite statues, exotic merchandise and precious stones for the ruling Pharaohs. Witness the mystery and splendor of 5000 years of civilization of Egypt's historical attractions most of them found within few miles from the banks of the world's longest river, the legendary Nile.
Meet and assist with Immigration formalities at Cairo Airport and transfer to your hotel. Overnight in Cairo.
Morning tour to the only remaining Wonder of the Ancient World, the Pyramids of Gizeh and their mighty guardian, the Sphinx. Afternoon visit to the National Archaeological Museum, housing the world's richest collection of Egyptian antiquities, amongst them the magnificent collection of the boy King Tutankhamun. Overnight stay in Cairo.
Morning transfer to the airport and assistance with check in flight to Luxor. Arrival at Luxor, meet, assist and transfer to cruise ship for embarkation. Afternoon visit to the Temple of Karnak and Temple of Luxor. Overnight onboard in Luxor.
Day 04Morning drive crossing to the West Bank to visit the Necropolis of Thebes. The Valley of the Kings, Queen Hatchepsut's Deir El Bahari Temple and the Colossi of Memnon. Return to the ship and sail to Esna crossing the lock, en route to Edfu. Overnight onboard.
Day 05Edfu/Kom Ombo/Aswan. Visit the temple of Horus in Edfu then sail to Kom Ombo. In Kom Ombo visit the Temple shared by the deities of Sobek and Haroeris. Sail to Aswan. Overnight onboard in Aswan.
Day 06Visit the Agha Khan Masoleum, the unfinished Obelisk, the High Dam and the Temple of Philae. Take a felucca boat ride to Elephantine Island. Overnight onboard in Aswan.
Disembarkation and transfer to Aswan airport. Assist with check in formalities for the flight to Cairo. Meet and assist at Cairo airport and transfer to hotel. Afternoon free at leisure or optional tours. Overnight in Cairo.
Transfer to Cairo airport and assist with check in formalities for the flight home. End of services.
All transfers and luggage handling as per program.
Three nights in Cairo at a hotel of your choice on bed and breakfast basis.
Five days/four nights Nile cruise aboard a luxurious Nile Cruise boat on full. board basis, including all tours as per cruise program.
Guiding and entrance fees to all places mentioned in the program.
All taxes and service charges throughout the program.
Optional Excursions in Luxor:
Optional Excursion in
Sound and Light Show at Philae Temple.
Abu Simbel tour ex Aswan