Great Vacation for 7 Night Nile Cruise Itinerary from Aswan
Experience the Nile River “The Heart of Egypt” for 7 night Nile cruise itinerary from Aswan accompanied by a private Egyptologist tour guide to discover the treasures of ancient Egyptian pharaohs and witness the breathtaking temples and tombs such as Karnak temple, Queen Hatshepsut temple, Valley of the Kings, and other historical monuments in Luxor and Aswan. So don’t hesitate to book your experience now!.
|Aswan / Kom Ombo / Edfu / Luxor|
Pick Up / Drop Off Point
|Duration||8 Day / 7 Nights|
|Mondays / Fridays / Tuesdays / Wednesdays|
|Assistance of our personnel during your trip.
All transfers by modern air-conditioned deluxe vehicle.
Accommodation for 7 nights on board 5 star cruise on full board basis.
All Nile Cruise excursions as mentioned in the itinerary.
Entrance fees to all sights between Luxor and Aswan.
Egyptologist guide during your tour.
All service charges and taxes.
|Any extras not mentioned in the program.
Embark on Board the Cruise - Visit Aswan Attractions
Morning time, we will pick you up from your hotel to start your tour by exploring some of the most famous Aswan tourist attractions with your private tour guide starting with:
The Unfinished Obelisk
The largest known ancient obelisk. It was ordered by Queen Hatshepsut (1508–1458 BC), possibly to complement the Lateran Obelisk (which was originally at Karnak, and was later brought to the Lateran Palace in Rome.
Philae temple dedicated to deity Isis of Love and beauty. The temple complex was dismantled and relocated to nearby Agilkia Island as part of the UNESCO Nubia Campaign project, protecting this and other complexes before the 1970 completion of the Aswan High Dam.
After that, we will transfer you to check-in 5* Nile Cruise to enjoy your lunch and spend the rest of the day.
Kom Ombo Temple:
After enjoying your breakfast on the cruise, enjoy a tour to visit Kom Ombo Temple: A temple overlooking the Nile. This temple divided into 2 temples with 2 entrances, 2 hypostyle Halls, and 2 sanctuaries it’s will be interesting to visit this historical place.
Then, have your lunch and continue sailing to Edfu.
Overnight on the Cruise.
Free Day on the Cruise
Have your breakfast and enjoy a free day onboard the cruise while sailing to Luxor city.
Continue sailing to Luxor and overnight.
Nile Cruise in Luxor - Visit Luxor East Bank Attractions
In the Morning time after breakfast, you will join your private Egyptologist tour guide to discover ancient Egyptian attractions in Luxor east bank where you will visit:
No site in Egypt is more impressive than the Karnak temple. It is the largest temple complex ever built by man and represents the combined achievement of many generations of ancient builders and pharoahs. The Temple of Karnak is actually three main temples, smaller enclosed temples, and several outer temples situated on 247 acres of land.
Then back to your Nile cruise to have lunch and relax.
Evening time, we will pick you up to enjoy:
Luxor Temple by Night:
Luxor temple was the center of the most important festival, the festival of Opet. Built largely by Amenhotep III and Rameses II, the temple’s purpose was a setting for the rituals of the festival. The festival was to reconcile the human aspect of the ruler with the divine office.
Back to your cruise for overnight.
Visit Luxor West Bank Landmarks
Enjoy your breakfast on the cruise and get ready to continue your 7 night Nile cruise itinerary by a tour to the West Bank of Luxor to visit:
Valley of the Kings
One of the most beautiful & best preserved of all of the temples of Ancient Egypt. The temple was built on three levels with two wide ramps in a central position joining the levels together.
Colossi of Memnon
Two massive stone statues of king Amenhotep III are the only remains of a complete mortuary temple. The statues are made from blocks of quartzite sandstone which existed in Cairo then moved 700 KM to Luxor.
Back to your cruise to have your lunch.
Sail to Edfu and overnight.
Discover Edfu Temple
In the morning, enjoy your breakfast on board the cruise then, join your tour guide to discover the temple of ancient Egyptian deity Horus. Edfu temple considers the most preserved Greco-Roman temple all over Egypt and on its walls portrayed a “Play” shows the overcome of Horus over the devil god Seth.
Return to the cruise to enjoy lunch and overnight.
Tour to Abu Simbel Temple
Early morning, get your breakfast boxes and we will transfer you by a private A/C car to the southwest of Aswan to discover the impressive temple of King Ramses ii:
Abu Simbel Temple
The two temples of Abu Simbel was carved out of a sandstone cliff, it was built in 1244 B.C. to celebrate the victory of king Ramses the Great at the Battle of Kadesh. The temple consists of two parts, one was created for the king and the other one was dedicated to his beloved wife Queen Nefertari as a symbol of his immortal love.
After that, we will transfer you back to the Cruise where you will enjoy your lunch meal and overnight.
End Your 7 Night Nile Cruise Itinerary
Check out after breakfast and transfer to anywhere you want in Aswan to end your experience in upper Egypt.