Enjoy Egypt's brilliant sun and blue skies as you sail along the Nile in 5-star luxury with professional Egyptologist guide. Besides visiting the highlights of Aswan, Luxor, Edfu, and Kom Ombo, you'll enjoy three delicious meals a day plus evening entertainment on board this classic Nile cruise. A day trip to the temples of Ramses II at Abu Simbel is available as an additional extra, allowing for an additional day in Aswan.
Day 1: Luxor (L, D)
Your tour guide will meet you at Luxor airport or train station, or collect you from your Luxor hotel, in the morning, visit Luxor's East Bank temples, the Karnak and Luxor temples, Then transfer to your Nile Cruise, Check in and lunch on Board. Rest of the day at leisure on board. Optional: the Sound and Light Show at Karnak Temple (additional charges apply). Overnight on board in Luxor.
Day 2: Luxor – Edfu (B, L, D)
After breakfast on board, it's time to discover Luxor's West Bank, where you will visit 3 tombs in the Valley of the Kings, Whilst here, you Can visit the tombs of Tutankhamen, Ramses VI & Seti I "Extra tickets on spot". Move on to visit the Temple of Hatshepsut, and the Colossi of Memnon. You'll be back on boat in time for lunch, Cruise to Edfu via Esna. Enjoy dinner and a disco on board. Overnight on board in Edfu
Day 3: Edfu – Aswan (B, L, D)
After breakfast on board, the day begins with a visit to the Temple of Horus at Edfu, before returning to the boat to sail to Kom Ombo. Enjoy lunch on board, Upon arrival to Kom Ombo and visiting its fascinating double temple. Then, you'll cruise to Aswan, arriving in time for a Middle Eastern buffet on board and an Egyptian costume party. Overnight on board in Aswan
Day 4: Aswan (B, L, D)
Should you wish, you can choose an optional day tour to the Abu Simbel Temples(Payable to your Tour Leader on Board the Nile Cruise US$90 Per Person.), in which case the Aswan itinerary will move to day 5. After breakfast on board, enjoy a tour of the highlights of Aswan, including the Unfinished Obelisk, the Aswan High Dam, and Philae Temple, before returning to your boat for lunch. Afternoon Sail the Nile on a traditional felucca - you can also opt to tour a traditional Nubian village by motorboat for an extra charge. Finally, feast on your final on-board dinner and an extravaganza of Nubian music, Nubian dance, and belly dancing, complete with Egyptian costume party. Overnight on board in Aswan
Day 5: Aswan (B)
After breakfast on board, you'll disembark. If you added the optional day tour to the Abu Simbel Temples on day 4, you'll spend day 5 enjoying the highlights of Aswan (The unfinished obelisk, Philae temple and Aswan High Dam) Followed by departure transfer to Aswan hotel,airport, or train station