One week only Luxor and Aswan

Nile & Temples

(8 days – 7 nights)

Luxor – Adfu – Kom ombo – Aswan – Luxor

Packages include:

  • 7 nights accommodation with full board, on Nile Cruiser
  • English speaking guide at all sights
  • All transportation from the start (airport) till the end (airport again), including A/C buses and minibuses
  • Meet and greet by English speaking tour leader at Cairo airport

The program:

Day 1 – Luxor: Arrival in Luxor. We will be transferred to the Nile Cruiser. Modern Luxor, built upon the ancient city of Thebes, is host to the largest collection of ancient buildings in the world. The first tastes of these breathtaking monuments will be an afternoon guided tour to both Karnak and Luxor Temples.

Day 2 – Luxor/Esna: In the morning, we cross the Nile to the West Bank to see the Valley of the Kings where the tombs of at least 60 ancient Pharaohs, including Tutankhamun, are locate. Today’s excursion highlights include visits to the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut and the Colossie of Memnon. In the afternoon we set sail from Luxor to Esna.

Day 3 – Esna/Edfu: Today starts with a visit to the Temple of the god Khnum at Esna, which contains many interesting reliefs and inscriptions. Then it’s back on board for the short cruise down to Edfu to view the Temple of Horus. Dating from 327BC, this is the most completely preserved temple in Egypt, being in near perfect condition. Later, we sail for Kom Ombo.

Day 4 – Edfu/Aswan: Set on a sweeping bend in the Nile, the Temple of Kom Ombo is dedicated jointly to Horus and the crocodile-headed god, Sobek. The guided tour this morning will bring the temple’s rich history to life. Lunch is served on board during the short trip south to Aswan. In the afternoon we visit the High Dam, the Unfinished Obelisk and the magnificent Temple of Philae.

Day 5 – Aswan: Today starts early with a return flight or bus to the Abu Simbel. The bus departs the hotel at 3 in the morning for a sunrise trip to this famous site. A breakfast package will be provided and we have 2 hours for exploring. The bus departs Abu Simbel at 10 in the morning. Flights depart at 7 in the morning and return at midday. In the afternoon, we rest. Later, we will be transferred to Aswan airport for the short flight to Abu Simbel. On arrival, we tranfer to the Nile Cruiser for dinner and a night on board. We have a full day of relaxin, with a visit to Advo Temple.

Day 6 – Aswan/Edfu: After breakfast this morning, we embark on a short felucca cruise around Elephantine Island and Kitchener’s Island from where we may see the spendid botanical gardens or view the Aga Khan Mausoleum which is situated on the western bank of the Nile. By the afternoon we start sailing back to Edfu.

Day 7 – Esna/Luxor: Today we will sail to Luxor, what we will reach in the evening. Our last night is spend in Luxor.

Day 8 – Luxor: Transfer to the airport for our onward journey.

Package Price: (based on private tour for two people)

1300 Euros  per person


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