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4-Day Aswan and Luxor from Cairo by Plane with Nile Cruise

Relax in style on a luxury cruise along the River, discover the major highlights of Egypt including transfers , flight tickets and the Egyptologist guide .Explore the details and the main attractions of Aswan ,Philae ,kom ombo and Edfu temples .Immerse yourself in Egypt most remarkable monuments ,the Valley of the Kings and Karnak and Luxor temples .

per adult from

$1,143

NZD

Duration

4 days

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • 3x Breakfast
    • 3x Dinner
    • 3x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 3 nights
    • Hand -picked accommodation on 5 stars luxury Nile cruise.
    • Entrance fees to all sites as specified on the itinerary
    • Meals as per program (3 Breakfast, 3 Lunch, 3 Dinner).
    • All transfers & tours by Private air-conditioned vehicles
    • Private expert tour guide during all your excursions
    • Internal flights (Cairo/Aswan & Luxor /Cairo)
    • Pick up / Drop off from hotels .
    • All service charges & taxes
    • Entry/Admission - Aswan High Dam
    • Entry/Admission - Temple of Philae
    • Entry/Admission - Unfinished Obelisk
    • Entry/Admission - Temple of Kom Ombo
    • Entry/Admission - Temple of Horus
    • Entry/Admission - Temple of Karnak
    • Entry/Admission - Luxor Temple
    • Entry/Admission - Valley of the Kings
    • Entry/Admission - Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari
    What's excluded :
    • Any extra not mentioned in the program .
    • Tipping (for guides, drivers, Nile cruise crew, etc...).only personal discretion
    • Entry inside "Tutankhamen , Seti I and Ramses VI" tombs ,payable on spot

  • Day 1: Flight from Cairo to Aswan

    Stop At: Aswan, Aswan, Aswan Governorate, Nile River Valley
    In the morning ,you ,ll be taken taken to the airport for your included flight to Luxor where you’ll board the luxury Nile cruise ,your home for 03 nights .Settle in to your spacious stateroom and then join your fellow passengers for lunch onboard
    Duration: 3 hours

    Stop At: Aswan High Dam, Manteqet As Sad Al Aali, Aswan Egypt
    Join your guide and start your journey by visiting the High Dam, a marvel of engineering when it was completed 1970. Originally built for irrigation ,hydroelectric power to Egypt and against drought and flooding.It incorporated 16 times the amount of material that went into the Great Pyramid at Giza . The dam displaced over 100,000 Nubians and was part of a major relocation project for archaeological sites under the UNESCO Nubia Campaign
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Temple of Philae, Island of Agilika, Aswan Egypt
    Ride a motorized boat to Philae Temple on the island of Agilika. This temple dedicated to the goddess Isis and reflects three of the great civilizations — Egyptian, Greek and Roman. The Original Island is now completely submerged under the waters of Lake Nasser. But in a spectacular rescue operation, the great temples and monuments of Philae were pulled out of the water and re-erected on a nearby island, now renamed Philae.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Unfinished Obelisk, Sheyakhah Oula, Qism Aswan, Aswan Governorate, Egypt
    Proceed to the impressive granite quarries and site of the Unfinished obelisk, lies abandoned in the bedrock. It is the largest known ancient Egyptian obelisk illustrating the skills of Egypt’s stonemasons. Marks from workers’ tools are still clearly visible on the bedrock.
    Duration: 45 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: 5* Luxury Nile Cruise - Overnight Aswan
    Meals : Lunch , Dinner

    Day 2: Cruising Aswan - Kom ombo & Edfo

    Stop At: Kom Ombo, Kom Ombo, Aswan Governorate, Nile River Valley
    Spend the morning at leisure or alternatively ride to Abu Simbel. Private an air-conditioned minivan , ride with your private guide to the magnificent temples of Ramses II and his beloved Queen Nefertari .It is one of the most recognizable ancient site in Egypt and ranked the second after pyramids.
    Duration: 7 hours

    Stop At: Temple of Kom Ombo, Nagoa Ash Shatb, Kom Ombo 81611 Egypt
    Return to ship and enjoy lunch onboard ,throughout cruising the Nile ,enjoy the passing scenery either in the air conditioning lounge or on deck .Following afternoon tea ,step off to visit the temple kom ombo .The temple is unusual in that it is a double temple, with one side dedicated to the god Haroesis (the falcon-headed God Horus) and the other side to the fearsome (crocodile God Sobek ) The design is almost perfectly symmetrical, with two side-by-side sanctuaries and two parallel passageways leading through the outer parts of the temple. Dinner on board ,cruising to Edfu and overnight .
    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: 5* luxury Nile cruise - Overnight in Edfu
    Meals : Breakfast , Lunch , Dinner

    Day 3: Cruising Edfu to Luxor

    Stop At: Temple of Horus, Adfo, Edfu Egypt
    After breakfast and a leisurely morning onboard, you’ll join your guide to explore the falcon-headed Horus temple .Edfu (Behdet) is a major Ptolemaic temple located on the west bank of the Nile between Aswan and Luxor. The temple was built between 237 BC to 57 BC .Yet despite its later date, it exactly reflects traditional pharaonic architecture and so provides an excellent idea of how all the temples once looked.It is the best preserved cult temple in all of Egypt and ranks second behind Karnak, simply because of its immense size, intricate details and rich design.Enjoy sailing to luxor via Esna lock and watching scenery from the cruise deck .
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Temple of Karnak, Karnak, Luxor Egypt
    After lunch on board , join your guide to visit the magnificent temples of Amon-Ra at Karnak, dating back over 3,000 years. It is the largest religious temple ever built by man ,where pharaohs wished to record their names. Walk along the avenue of the Sphinxes and marvel at the Hypostyle Hall with its 137 massive sandstone column .
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Luxor Temple, Luxor 23512 Egypt
    Continue to nearby Luxor Temple erected by Amenhotep III for the rituals of the Opet festival .Admire the colossal statues of the great pharaoh Ramses II and one of original pair of pink-granite obelisks that stood here, while the other stands in the Place de la Concorde in Paris .
    Duration: 3 days 18 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: 5* Luxury Nile Cruise - Overnight in Luxor
    Meals : Breakfast , Lunch , Dinner

    Day 4: Flight Luxor - Cairo & west bank sightseeing

    Stop At: Valley of the Kings, Luxor City, Luxor 85511 Egypt
    Check out from the cruise after breakfast On this morning’ view the magnificence of the Luxor West Bank and immerse yourself in Ancient Egypt where the magical tombs of the pharaohs hold the secrets of the past. Begin with a visit to the UNESCO listed Valley of the Kings, the necropolis of Thebes,where sixty two ancient Egyptian rulers are buried here, including Ramses VI and Tutankhamen.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari, Kings Valley Rd Deir el-Bahari, Luxor 23512 Egypt
    Head to the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, at El Deir El Bahari, Egypt’s longest-reigning female ruler. The terraced temple (built c. 1470 BCE), One of the most impressive sights on the West Bank and different to most other temples in Egypt. Beautifully located at the foot of the mountain
    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: Colossi of Memnon, Thebes, Luxor Egypt
    The two great statues known as the Colossi of Memnon, which once flanked the gateway in front of the temple pylon but now sit like lonely sentinels in the middle of a field. The statues represent Amenhotep III (reigned 1390–53 BCE ) but the name Memnon is of (later) Greek origin; with their crowns the statues were about 70 feet (21 meters) high, each. After you end the cruise sightseeing , return to the cruise to collect your luggage , transfer to airport for flight to Cairo and to hotel .
    Duration: 20 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Pick up /Drop off is provided from Cairo and Giza hotels
    Departure Time :
    7:30 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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Age Req.

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Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

14

Organised by Egypt Best Tours

Activity ID: V-258991P43

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