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From Luxor: 3-Night Nile Cruise to Aswan and Hot Air Balloon

1. From Luxor: 3-Night Nile Cruise to Aswan and Hot Air Balloon

Day 1 : Our representative will come at 11 am to pick you up by car to go to the Nile cruise ship by a private A/C van, you will receive your cabin at 11:30 AM. Our delegate will give you a comfortable room and he will not leave the ship until he makes sure that you are satisfied with your room Relax on the ship and have lunch then at about 2:00 pm Your professional Egyptologist Guide ( We choose our tour guides very carefully) will Pick up you to visit the biggest temple in the whole world Karnak temple. Then take a felucca ride on the Nile at sunset. Enjoy refreshing breezes with a ride on a traditional Egyptian sailboat. Along the way Enjoy an incredible outing with friends or family away from the stress of the big city and see a spectacular view of Luxor from the water. Next, you will move to the Luxor temple that was built by Amenhotep III in the 18th Dynasty in the modern kingdom and the temple was completed by Ramses II. Finally, After finishing your tour, our guide will transfer you back to the ship at about 6:30 pm At night you will enjoy relaxing and Have Dinner on board and you will watch the Egyptian Folkloric Show party Day 2: In the early morning get ready to have a bird’s eye view of the city from a hot air balloon. You will be picked up by our delegate and get ready to watch unforgettable sunrise from the sky and enjoy watching Luxor from above as a wonderful place you will be amazed by this view After landing your guide will be waiting for you to head to the West Bank of Luxor to visit the Valley of the Kings. Glance around the complex and see the tombs and resting places of remarkable Egyptian kings such as Merneptah, Ramesses III, and Ramesses VI. Then move on to the Mortuary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, dedicated to the fifth pharaoh and the only female ruler of Egypt who reigned for 20 peaceful years. Next, move to the colossi of Memnon where you will See the mortuary temple of Amenhotep III at the Colossi of Memnon Finally, back to the Nile cruise ship to Have Dinner and overnight on the Nile cruise ship Day 3: After breakfast on board, take a horse-drawn carriage to Edfu. You’ll then enjoy a guided visit to the Temple of Horus. Marvel at the best-preserved religious place in Egypt with imposing sandstone structures of Horus. You’ll enjoy lunch back on board the boat as you sail to your next destination. In the afternoon, visit the unusual Temple of Kom Ombo. Learn about the structures of the temple and how it was built in honor of two great gods. Return to the boat for dinner and free time. Day 4: In the early morning, you’ll head to one of the most stunning temple complexes in Egypt, the Abu Simbel Temples. The twin temples of Ramesses II and Nefertari were built into the mountainside in the 13th century BC, under the dynasty of Pharaoh Ramesses II. After the visit, you will return to your Nile cruise ship to take your luggage then go to the airport or train station in Aswan

From Luxor: 7-Night Nile River Cruise

2. From Luxor: 7-Night Nile River Cruise

Day 1: Luxor After getting picked up from Luxor International Airport or your hotel, board your motor boat and travel downstream to the West Bank. Here, see sights such as the Colossi of Memnon, Valley of the Kings, the Temple of Hatshepsut and the Carter House, where you can admire treasures belonging to Tutankhamun. Later, head back to the hotel and rest for a while before heading out to explore the city of Luxor and its old market. Day 2: Luxor Rise before sunrise and enjoy the experience of a lifetime as you take a hot air balloon ride over the city. Watch as the sunlight illuminates the city and its surroundings before heading back to the boat. Sail through ancient villages and beautiful islands and discover true Egyptian culture whilst on-board. Arrive at Esna in the evening. Day 3: Edfu - Kom Ombo Arrive in the city of Edfu in the morning and enjoy a traditional horse and carriage ride to Edfu temple, the largest Ptolemaic temple in Egypt.   In the afternoon, travel to Kom Ombo, enjoying a refreshing drink on the boat’s sun deck as you cruise. In Kom Ombo, visit the city’s unique temple, dedicated to two gods, and discover the contrasting architecture of both sides. Day 4: Aswan Today, cruise to Aswan, a city famous for its Nubian culture. After breakfast, head to the Temple of Isis on Philae Island and visit the High Dam which provides electricity to the residents of the Nile. Later, enjoy some free time to discover the city and its ancient market. Day 5: Abu Simbel Arrive at the ancient wonder of Abu Simbel in the morning and spend the day exploring this temple complex, one of the most important in the world. Day 6: Aswan Today, begin the journey back to Luxor, visiting Nubian islands and villages that you will pass whilst cruising. Day 7: Cruising Spend the day at your leisure onboard the boat, cruising back to Luxor. Day 8: Luxor After breakfast, enjoy a tour of the East Bank of Luxor. Visit the Karnak temple, the biggest temple complex in the world, as well as the beautiful Luxor temple. At the end of your tour, get dropped off back at your accommodation or at the airport in Luxor.

Cairo: 3-Day River Nile Cruise with Hot Air Balloon

3. Cairo: 3-Day River Nile Cruise with Hot Air Balloon

Day 1 You will be picked up from your accommodation and driven to Cairo train station, where you will board an overnight train to Luxor.  Day 2 Upon arrival in Luxor in the early morning, a representative will greet you and take you to a 4-star hotel to have some rest until the hot air balloon time. Enjoy a hot air balloon ride to watch the sun come up over the archaeological sites of Luxor. Next, head to the west bank of Luxor to visit the Valley of the Kings. Here you will explore the 3 most important tombs and see the walls full of hieroglyphs.  Your guide will then take you to the most important temple of the complex, the Mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut. The temple consists of three floors with open balconies built of limestone, with statues of the god Osiris and Queen Hatshepsut. You’ll then head to the east bank to visit the biggest temple in Luxor, the Karnak Temple, dedicated to the god Amun, his wife Mut and their son Khonsu. Learn about the history of the temple before heading to your river boat for lunch.  You’ll check into your room and then the boat will depart for Edfu. In the evening, you’ll enjoy dinner and free time in the comfortable surroundings of the boat.  Day 3 After breakfast on board, take a horse-drawn carriage to Edfu. You’ll then enjoy a guided visit of the Temple of Horus. Marvel at the best-preserved religious place in Egypt with imposing sandstone structures of Horus.  You’ll enjoy lunch back on board the boat as you sail to your next destination. In the afternoon, visit the unusual Temple of Kom Ombo. Learn about the structures of the temple and how it was built in honor of two great gods. Return to the boat for dinner and free time.  Day 4 In the early morning you’ll head to one of the most stunning temple complexes in Egypt, the Abu Simbel Temples. The twin temples of Ramesses II and Nefertari were built into the mountainside in the 13th century BC, under the dynasty of Pharaoh Ramesses II. Your guide will take you back to the cruise to check out and take your luggage. You’ll then be transferred to Aswan station to travel back to Cairo by train.

From Aswan: Abu Simbel Temples Day Trip by Plane

4. From Aswan: Abu Simbel Temples Day Trip by Plane

Spend a full day taking a guided tour of one of the most magnificent sites in Eygpt: the Abu Simbel temples. In the morning, your tour guide will pick you up from your hotel lobby in Aswan and take you to the airport. From there, head towards the most magnificent landscape of ancient Egypt. These massive rock reliefs are considered the grandest and most beautiful temples commissioned during Ramses’ reign, and some of the most beautiful in Egypt. This iconic site is situated on the western banks of the Nile and was dedicated to Ramses the Great and his queen Nefertari. Accompany your guide on an exploration of these temples and learn fascinating historical facts about the site, including the reason why they were dismantled and re-located in the 1960s. Twice a year, a beautiful phenomenon takes place: witness the sun shining into the holy sanctum which lights up the colossal statues of Ptah, Amun, Ta, and Ramses. In the interior, discover 1000 years of temple arts, petroglyphs, and hieroglyphs. You’ll also explore the many other small and large temples located in the area.   After you’ve taken in the magnificence of this site to the fullest, your guide will drop you off at the Abu Simbel Airport for your return to your accommodation in Aswan.

From Aswan: 3-Night 4-Day Nile Cruise with Hot Air Balloon

5. From Aswan: 3-Night 4-Day Nile Cruise with Hot Air Balloon

• Day one Get picked up in the morning from the bus station, train station, or your hotel in Aswan. Begin your experience with your professional guide and head off to visit the High Dam which is the world's largest embankment dam, was built across the Nile in Aswan Next, Head to the Incomplete Obelisk which is the largest known ancient obelisk and is located in the northern region of the stone quarries of ancient Egypt in Aswan Then, Head to Philae Temple which was built during the reign of Ptolemy II (Egypt’s Greco-Roman Period) by Motor boat. Finally, At the end of your amazing day, you will go to the ship for accommodation & Lunch (At 1:30 pm) At night you will enjoy relaxing and Have Dinner on board Note: Have a good night's sleep because on the next day you will visit Abu Simbel temple in the early morning • Day two In the early morning, around 4:00 am (Take your breakfast with you from the ship), Our delegate will pick up you to head to one of the most stunning temple complexes in Egypt, the Abu Simbel Temples. the most famous in all of Egypt after the Giza Pyramids. Upon your arrival, The tour guide will be waiting for you to explain to you the history of this great temple Note: Travel time to Abu Simbel is 4 hours and the same on the return After finishing, you will return to the ship to have Lunch & Start sailing to Kom Ombo Upon your arrival at Kom Ombo, The tour guide will be waiting for you to visit Kom Ombo temple which is an unusual double temple in the town of Kom Ombo in Aswan Governorate, Upper Egypt. It was constructed during the Ptolemaic dynasty At the end of your day, you will return to the ship to have Dinner & Continue sailing • Day three Early in the morning, after having breakfast, your guide will pick you up to head to Edfu Temple by horse carriage which is an Egyptian temple located on the west bank of the Nile in Edfu, Upper Egypt. The city was known in the Hellenistic period in Koinē Greek Then, you will return to the ship to have lunch& Continue sailing Note: Have a good night's sleep because on the next day you will Balloon ride in the early morning • Day four In the early morning between 3:15 am to 4:15 am based on the sunrise time on that day(Take your breakfast with you from the ship). Check out from the room and leave your luggage at the reception of the ship. Then, Our delegate will pick up you to have a great balloon ride. Enjoy the unforgettable ride, watch the Incredible sunrise and take memorable photos. After Landing, Our guide will be waiting for you to head to West Bank Firstly, You will visit the valley of the kings Next, Move to the Mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut Also, Discover Discover the Howard Carter House Then, Move to Colossi of Memnon. After that, Move to Karnak Temple Then, Visit Luxor Temple. Finally, Return to the ship to take your luggage then our driver will transfer you to Luxor train station or hotel. Our service will end between 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Cairo & Nile: 7 Days Hotel & Cruise by Flight

6. Cairo & Nile: 7 Days Hotel & Cruise by Flight

Begin with a pickup from the airport, a comfortable transfer by air-conditioned car to your hotel, and an overnight stay in Cairo. Visit the Egyptian Museum of antiquities. Discover the Great Pyramids; the colossal Cheops, Chephren & Mykerions, and get a close-up look at the iconic Sphinx. Depart by plane to Aswan. Visit the High Dam and the Philae temple. Transfer to the Cruise with lunch on board. Sail to Kom Ombo and enjoy afternoon tea. Visit the temple shared by the two gods Sobek and Haroeris. Go to the Temple of Horus in Edfu and cross the Esna lock. Enjoy afternoon tea and dinner on board with a Galabya party. Cross the West Bank to discover the Valley of the Kings, the Temple of Hatshepsut, and the Colossi of Memnon. Embark on an excursion to the Valley of Kings. Visit the tombs of various Dynasties, stop at the Colossi of Memnon, and visit the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut. Stay overnight in Luxor. Transfer to the airport and depart by plan back to Cairo with an overnight stay. After breakfast, you will be transferred to the airport for the final departure.

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What people are saying about Aswan

Summary: Excellent Nile Cruise by Real professional people. My Review: I was a bit afraid at first to book this tour because of the bad reviews but everything was completely different! Since the beginning of the tour, the pick-up up was on time by the driver Mohamed. We caught the train on time and the train was on the VIP class with air conditioning. Seats in the train were comfortable not like what the other people said!! The hot air balloon in Luxor was UNFORGETTABLE and our room was AT THE TOP. Our guide in Luxor "Taghreed" she was really excellent guide with a big experience she was able to answer all my questions about the Egyptian history and this made me really pleased. Nothing to complain about. The tour from A to Z was perfectly organized. Definitely recommend this tour to anyone!

AMAAAAAAZING! What a FANTASTIC cruise! Great communication, Real Egyptologist Guides our guide was GHobrael (French Guide) and on-time drivers. Definitely give them 10/10 for this wonderful experience, Can't thank you enough for this unforgettable cruise. It was The best part of our journey to Egypt

At Blue Shadow, very friendly staff who warm welcomes you and greets you everytime. Everybody paying attention to every detail to make your stay as comfortable as possible. Really felt at home. Our guide Ahmed has always keen to give detailed information and aswers every question. Really enjoyed it!

A cruise is really the best way of experiencing all the temples along the Nile. The boat was very nice and the guide enthusiast and knowledgeable.

Excellent Organized Cruise! We had a Lot of fun in Luxor and Aswan. Thanks again for the reliable services, It was unforgettable experience ❤️!