|Duration||8 Days / 7 Nights|
|Cruise Location||Luxor / Edfu / Kom Ombo / Abu Simbel / Aswan|
|Cruise Schedule||Saturdays / Mondays / Thursdays|
|Pickup & Drop Off||Luxor|
|Cruise Type||Nile Cruise Tour|
Magical 8-Day Nile River Cruise from Luxor For South African Travelers
8 Days Nile cruise from Luxor will provide a magical voyage across the boundaries of time between the miraculous wonders of the Nile River. Egypt Tours Portal is the best travel agency in Egypt which will offer all our South African clients the best services which include a professional Egyptologist tour guide, an enchanting Nile Cruise, and a private A/C Vehicle during this entertaining Nile Cruise vacation. All our South African guests will immerse themselves in an amazing experience along the Nile River for 8 days / 7 night Nile River cruise from Luxor to discover the heavenly ancient Egyptian civilization in the golden immortal cities of Luxor and Aswan, where everyone will witness the incredible temples and tombs such as Karnak temple, Queen Hatshepsut temple, Valley of the Kings, Edfu Temple, Philae temple, the majestic Abu Simbel temple and other colossal historical monuments. Witness the immortal glory and beauty of ancient Egypt by booking this amazing Nile Cruise holiday.
- Karnak Temples
- Luxor Temple by Night
- Valley of the Kings
- Hatshepsut Temple
- Colossi of Memnon
- Philae Temple
- The High Dam
- Abu Simbel
- Kom Ombo Temple
- Edfu Temple
- Accommodation for 7 nights on board a 5-star cruise on a full board basis.
- The assistance of our personnel during your tour.
- All transfers by modern air-conditioned deluxe vehicle.
- 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.
- Personal Expenses.
- Any extras not mentioned in the program.
Morning time, you will meet your tour guide who will join you to start the 7-night Nile cruise from Luxor to visit the historical attractions on the East Bank of Luxor such as:
The Karnak temple complex is a golden archaeological piece of ancient architecture and art that became known as pet-isu or "The most select of places" in the middle kingdom, also known as Pr-Imn or "House of Amon". It was created between 2000 BC and 30 BC on 247 acres of sacred Theban lands to honor the Theban triad that consisted of Amun, Mut, and Khonsu. It holds the Precinct of Amun-Re, the great hypostyle hall, and the mythical and enchanting Avenue of Sphinxes that connects it to the beautiful Luxor Temple.
Then check in your 5* Nile cruise to have lunch and relax. Evening time, we will pick you up to enjoy:
The illuminating fairy wonder the Southern Sanctuary Luxor Temple of the ancient is the creator of kings which was constructed in 1400 BC mostly by Amenhotep III and Rameses II to honor the Theban triad of Amun, Mut, and Khonsu, and holds the Opet festival which honors the rejuvenation of kingship and reunites the human aspect of the Royals with the divine powers.
After enjoying the temple, return to the cruise for having dinner & spend the overnight.
The second day of your 8 days Nile River cruise from Luxor will be free to enjoy the cruise while sailing to Edfu.
In the morning, you will have the breakfast and will be escorted by your personal Egyptologist in a horse carriage to visit:
Edfu Temple is a divine storybook preserving the mythical battle tale of Horus getting his revenge on his evil uncle Set. It was constructed between 237 BC and 57 on the west bank of the Nile in Upper Egypt just 60 km north of Aswan which is famous for being one of the most preserved archaeological wonders in Egypt.
Return back to your cruise & have lunch & dinner. Overnight will be onboard the cruise in Aswan (late night arrival).
Enjoy your breakfast, then move to complete your 7 night Nile cruise from Luxor by a tour to Aswan Highlights where you will visit:
The blessed ِAswan High Dam was constructed between the 60s and 70s to offer a positive effect on the future, economy, and culture of the great country of Egypt to make Egypt enjoy the gifts of the industrial age.
The majestic Unfinished Obelisk of Queen Hatshepsut (1508-1458 BC) is the finest architectural open-air museum in Egypt that shed light on the magic of the ancient Egyptian skill and mastery. It was meant to stand at 41.75 meters (137.0 ft) at the grand entrance of the Karnak temples complex with the Lateran Obelisk which is found in Rome but was unfortunately cracked during construction.
The mythical Philae temple is home and the worship place of the goddess Isis of beauty and motherhood Isis reveals the golden “Myth of Osiris” that stood the test of time. It was constructed in 380-362 BC by king Ptolemy II and then was relocated to Agilkia Island between the70s as part of the UNESCO Nubia Campaign project because of the construction of the Aswan High Dam.
Transfer to your cruise & enjoy lunch & dinner onboard the cruise. Overnight on board the cruise.
Early morning, get your breakfast boxes then join your private tour guide to enjoy a private guided tour to Abu Simbel temples:
The grand Temples of Abu Simbel are a glorious testament to the power and brilliance that was built by Ramses the Great (1279-1213 BCE) in 1264 BC till 1244 BC for 20 years to honor Amun, Ra, and Ptah and showcase his power in battle in the Kadesh. The golden temple of King Ramses II has always held the great sun festival that happens on the 22 of October and February of each year and the second temple is dedicated to his beautiful beloved wife Queen Nefertari.
Return back to your cruise & taste a delicious lunch & dinner onboard the cruise. Overnight will be onboard the cruise.
Morning time, start sailing to Kom Ombo while having your breakfast on board the cruise. After arriving to Kom Ombo, join your tour guide to visit:
The double temples of the hill of gold Kom Ombo Temple were built from 205 till 180 BC in the ruling period of King Ptolemy V in the Ptolemaic dynasty to become the worship house of Haroeris “Horus the Elder” on the north and Sobek the crocodile god of the Nile on the south. The temple is a great piece of architecture divided into two perfectly symmetrical temples that showcase medical and astronomical facts during this time in Egypt.
You continue sailing to Luxor and arrive late at night. Lunch & dinner will be onboard the cruise.
Continue your trip with your tour guide and enjoy a tour of Luxor West Bank starting by:
The Royal Valley of the Kings is a golden heritage treasure that stood the test of time in the heart of an underground hill in the Theban necropolis lands. It holds a magical underground labyrinth filled with 63 royal tombs from the 18th to the 20th dynasty of the great Pharaohs of the new kingdom (1570 – 1050 BC) such as Ramses the great, Hatshepsut, Seti I, Tutankhamen, and various more.
The charming mortuary temple of Queen Hatshepsut (1507–1458 BC) is a class act that showcases the classical artistic architecture which earned it the title of the holy of the holies. It was built in 1479 BC during the New Kingdom (1570 – 1050 BC) to have three massive levels showcasing absolute perfection which eternalizing her successful achievements, and honored mainly creator sun god Amun.
The enduring Colossi of Memnon of Pharaoh Amenhotep III (1386 - 1349 BC) was built in 1350 BC and its quartzite sandstone constructions were renovated countless across history. It displays decorations on its sides showcasing his family, achievements, and the depiction of the Nile god Hapi.
Return to the cruise for lunch & dinner and overnight.
Check out after breakfast and transfer to anywhere ever you want in Luxor to end your experience through the heart of Egypt.
Hint: You can share your thoughts about adding or removing any tours from your tour itinerary to be able to accommodate your requirements and fulfill your needs.
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What to Pack
Sunblock & Sunglasses.
Warm clothes in winter.
Cotton clothes in summer.
Valid Passport for 6 months.
Note: Check our blog about what to pack for Egypt.
What You Will Love About This Tour?
Everyone will get to uncover the beauty and brilliance behind the greatest works of art and architecture ever created.
Our South African guests will witness the divine legacy of Luxor and Aswan found across the Edfu temple, Karnak Temples Complex, Valley of the Kings, Luxor Temple, Philae temple, and Hatshepsut temple, and various more.
All our South African clients will enjoy the most excellent and satisfying service during this Nile Cruise tour which includes an Egyptologist tour guide and a private A/C Vehicle.
The exquisite 5000 years old history of the illuminating ancient Egyptian Civilization will be explored in the most lovely fashion.
This amazing Nile Cruise tour will offer a blessed travel experience showcasing the blessings of the ancient Egyptian Civilization.
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