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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.
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Duration: 6 days
Starting time 5:00 PM
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English

Pickup included

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.

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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
  • Round-trip sleeping train ticket from Cairo or Giza Train Station
  • Transfer from your hotel in Cairo or Giza to Giza Train Station
  • 3-night, 4-day deluxe cruise in Aswan on a full-board meal basis, excluding drinks
  • Pickup from Aswan Train Station
  • Egyptologist tour guide during your tour from Aswan to Luxor
  • All transportation required for the sightseeing mentioned in the itinerary
  • Lunch at a local restaurant on the last day in Luxor City
  • Drop-off to Luxor Train Station to travel back to Cairo by train
  • Pickup from Cairo or Giza Train Station upon arrival
  • Hotel drop-off in Cairo or Giza
What’s Not Included
  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Entry to any sites in Aswan, Kom Ombo, Edfu, and Luxor (approximately 70 USD per adult)
  • Entry to Tutankhamun's Tomb at the Valley of Kings
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Jacket
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
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Product ID: 212724