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Aswan to Luxor 4-Day Nile Cruise from Cairo

Product ID: 212724
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Relish a 4-day long cruise along the Nile River between Aswan and Luxor to explore the beauty and soak up the highlights of ancient Egypt.
About this activity
Duration 6 days
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English, French, German

Pick-up service

Pick-up from your hotel/accommodation in Cairo or Giza. Pickup time will be reconfirmed one night before the tour via your preferred way of communication.
Cancellation policy
Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

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Experience

Highlights
  • Sail along River Nile over 4 days
  • See the Philae Temple and High Dam in Aswan
  • Visit the Temple of Edfu and Kom Ombo
  • Journey to Luxor, Karnak Complex, and Hatshepsut Temple
  • Explore the tombs of the Pharos at the Valley of the Kings
Full description
Day 1: Head to Cairo railway station to board the overnight train to Aswan.

Day 2: Upon arrival at Aswan, meet your tour representative at the railway station and begin your journey. Firstly, visit Aswan High Dam then the Philae Temple. Board your Nile cruise where you will be served lunch and afternoon tea. Sail to Kom Ombo and enjoy a dinner and overnight feast onboard.

Day 3: After breakfast, visit the Temple of Kom Ombo. Board the sailboat and head to Edfu. After lunch, visit the Temple of Horus and the Cross Esna Lock. Sail to Luxor and spend the night on board with dinner included. 

Day 4: Enjoy breakfast on your cruise while crossing the West Bank to tour the Valley of the Kings and dive into the Kings' Tombs, Ramssess III, Ramssess IV & Merneptah Visit the unique temple of Queen Hatshepsut at Deir el-Bahari. See the Colossi of Memnon. Relax with afternoon tea. Then have dinner and stay overnight on board.

Day 5: Breakfast will be served on board before disembarking the cruise ship. Visit the East Bank of the Nile, the Temple of Karnak, and the Temple of Luxor. At the end of your trip, you will be returned to the railway station to catch the overnight train back to Cairo. 

Day 6: Arrive in Cairo and be dropped off at your accommodation. 
Includes
  • Return train, bus, or flight tickets from Cairo to Giza
  • Meet and assist service on arrival and departure
  • Transportation in an air-conditioned vehicle
  • Accommodation on a 5-star cruise with full-board excluding drinks
  • Egyptologist guide
  • Entrance fees to all of the sites between Luxor and Aswan (excluding entry inside Tutankhamun's Tomb at the Valley of Kings)
  • All service charges and taxes
What’s Not Included
  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuities

Prepare for the activity

Important information
Know before you go
• If you book last minute or the train is not available you will receive first-class bus tickets or you can request a sleeper train at an additional charge
• If you choose the flight option and the flight is not available you will be contacted to discuss the available alternatives
• You must carry a jacket for the train ride because the air-conditioning is central
• You can choose to eat from a fixed menu at an additional charge