1. Egypt
  2. Luxor
  3. Luxor Temple

From Luxor to Aswan: 5-Day 5-Star Guided Nile River Cruise

Product ID: 215610
Relax on a 5-day Nile Cruise and explore the real civilization of the Nile by visiting Karnak Temple, Luxor Temple, Valley of the Kings, Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, the High Dam, Philae Temple & Unfinished Obelisk, Kom Ombo, and the Edfu Temples.
About this activity
Duration: 5 days
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English, French, German, Italian, Arabic

Pickup included

Pickup from Luxor railway station, Luxor Airport, or within Luxor city center
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Sail along the majestic Nile River on a 5-day 5-star cruise
  • Visit the royal tombs of the Pharos at the Valley of the Kings
  • Make your way to Luxor, Karnak Complex, and the Hatshepsut Temple
  • Take a quick stopover at the Temple of Edfu and Kom Ombo
  • Go back in time to the ancient Egyptian world as you glance into the Philae Temple, High Dam, and Unfinished Obelisk
Full description
• Day 1: Nile Cruise with Visit to East Bank
Upon arrival to Luxor Airport or railway station, meet your tour representative and start your adventure. Transfer to the port and embark on the Nile Cruise, enjoying your first lunch onboard. First, visit the beautiful monuments of ancient Egypt with a guided tour of the East Bank of Luxor. Discover the Complex of Karnak Temple, the largest temple in the world, and the magnificent Luxor Temple, a large ancient Egyptian temple. Later, enjoy dinner onboard and an overnight stay in Luxor.

• Day 2: Visit West Bank
Enjoy your breakfast onboard the Nile Cruise. Visit the West Bank of Luxor and tour the Valley of the Kings. Dive into the tombs of famous Pharaohs of ancient Egypt. Proceed to the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, dedicated to the only female ruler, who ruled Egypt for 20 years with wealth and peace. Next, sail to Edfu via Esna. There, enjoy your lunch onboard and then savor a relaxing afternoon with an afternoon tea and an amazing dinner proceeding an overnight stay in Edfu.

• Day 3: Edfu, Kom Ombo, and Aswan Tour
After your breakfast onboard, visit the Ptolemaic Temple of Horus in Edfu, one of the best-preserved ancient monuments in Egypt. Stop for a lunch break, where you can grab some food and enjoy an afternoon tea onboard during the sail to Kom Ombo. After lunch, visit the Temple of two gods, Sobek and Haroeris, in Kom Ombo. Sail to the beautiful city of Aswan and spend the night onboard with dinner included (stay overnight in Aswan).

• Day 4: High Dam, Philae Temple, & the Unfinished Obelisk
After breakfast on board, start your journey by visiting the High Dam — an incredible wonder of engineering. Take a motorboat to the Philae Temple, the most famous site of Aswan, dedicated to the goddess Isis. Finally, make your way to the Unfinished Obelisk to gaze into history via its massive pillars. Return to the cruise ship for lunch and enjoy your afternoon tea later on. Relax and eat dinner onboard and enjoy an overnight stay in Aswan.

• Day 5: Last Day Cruise
Breakfast will be served onboard the cruise before disembarking. You will then be transferred to the Aswan Airport or railway station with the assistance of your tour guide.
Includes
  • Meet and assist service upon arrival and departure
  • Assistance from personnel during your stay and all excursions
  • All transfers by a modern air-conditioned deluxe vehicle
  • Accommodation on board a 5-star cruise on full-board basis
  • All Nile Cruise excursions as mentioned in the itinerary
  • English-speaking tour guide during your excursions
  • All service charges and taxes
What’s Not Included
  • Entrance fees to sights between Luxor and Aswan
  • Any extras and personal expenses
  • Tipping (not mandatory)
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Windbreaker
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Student card
Not allowed
  • Pets
Know before you go
• Reservations should be made as early as possible to book the desired Nile cruise. Spaces will be secured upon receiving your booking
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Amazing experience from the beginning to the end. Amazing boat with good food, great staff, nice sundeck and spacious room with a great view. The experience was greatly enhanced by our amazing guide Ahmed. His english was very good, making it very easy to understand and enjoy the temples, tombs and their stories. He even bought us breakfast when we accidentally woke up late and missed breakfast. We highly recommend him if anyone is looking for a guide.

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February 16, 2020

Very Good! The Egyptian Partner company was Ocean Air Travels Egypt. -clear, timely communication -they use nice cars for transport -drivers nice and timely -cruise/tour program was great -guide...we were lucky to get a personality we liked. I observed many others and have had others but for this duration we were very pleased to get one matching our chemistry. -cruise was great; food, service, cabin -cruise food: menus predominantly western style was very good however need a greater percent of Egyptian/ Middle Eastern selections on a daily basis. Demand is evident on the 'Oriental Dinner Night" where everyone is extremely excited about the menu. If say, 30% of the menu items were Egyptian it would benefit guest experience AND lower food cost for the operator. -I am a consultant for Asia-Pacific hospitality based in Tokyo

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December 10, 2019

Excellent voyage, le bateau était très bien, le personnel au top, les repas très bons. Les visites très bien organisées et vraiment intéressantes grâce à Mohamed notre guide francophone. La prise en charge à Louxor et à Assouan s'est bien passé.

February 21, 2020

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Product ID: 215610