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  1. Egypt
  2. Luxor
  3. Temple of Karnak

Nile River: 4-Day Cruise from Aswan to Luxor

Product ID: 277272
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Explore the scenic valley of the River Nile on a 4-day cruise from Aswan to Luxor. See the pristine temples of Karnak and Edfu, marvel at the Valley of the Kings, and enjoy the view from your luxury 5-star cruise boat.
About this activity
Duration 4 days
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English, French, German, Italian

Pick-up service

Pickup from your hotel or other accommodation in Aswan, or from the airport, train, or bus station. Pickup time will be reconfirmed one night before the tour via your preferred method of communication.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Spend 3-nights on the Nile River on your floating cruise-hotel with a swimming pool, sundeck, and meals
  • Marvel at the Pharaoh burials at the Valley of the Kings
  • Visit the Temple of Hatshepsut and the Theban Necropolis
  • Discover the spectacular stone statues at the Colossi of Memnon
  • Be amazed by the Karnak and Luxor Temples on East Bank
Full description
Day 1: Welcome to Aswan

Meet your Egyptologist tour guide at the time of your arrival in Aswan by bus, train, or plane. If you arrive early before 2 PM, head towards the High Dam and Philae Temple. After your visit, board the cruise in Aswan and grab some delicious lunch with an afternoon tea and dinner on board followed by a disco bash. Set sail on the cruise at night to Kom Ombo and Edfu.

Day 2: Kom Ombo and Edfu Temples

After breakfast on board, visit the Temple of Kom Ombo, famous for the falcon-god Haroeris and the crocodile-god, Sobek. It is said that in ancient times the sacred crocodiles used to bask under the sun on the banks of Nile. Then sail towards Edfu, also known as the Ptolemaic Temple of Horus. Following lunch, you'll visit the temple premises and the primitive settlement, known as Apollinopolis during Roman times. In the evening, enjoy a delicious dinner and your second night onboard.

Day 3: West Bank of Luxor

After enjoying your breakfast on board, cross the River Nile towards the West Bank of Luxor to explore the splendid destinations including the Valley of the Kings, the Colossi of Memnon, and the Temple of Hatshepsut. The city of Luxor is also one of the world’s most prominent open air-museums and has a number of exceptional monuments. On the West Bank, you can stroll along with the ancient Valley of the Kings and the Valley of the Queens, where many pharaohs were buried. Marvel at the splendid stone statues of the Colossi of Memnon and also the Mortuary Temples. After the West Bank visit, return to your boat for afternoon tea and enjoy yourself on board. Following dinner, spend your final overnight on the boat.

Day 4: East Bank of Luxor and Departure

Savor your breakfast and then disembark to the East Banks of Luxor to sightsee the Luxor Temple constructed of Nubian sandstone by Amenhotep III. Finally, visit the Temple of Karnak before your transfer to the Luxor train or bus station, airport, or your hotel.
Includes
  • 3-night Nile River cruise with accommodation on board and meals
  • Transportation by air-conditioned vehicles
  • Service of Egyptologist tour guide
  • Pickup and drop-off services from hotels, the bus or train station, or Aswan Airport
What’s Not Included
  • Tips (not mandatory)
  • Drinks
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone, sauna, etc.
  • Optional tours
  • Admission fees to sites
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
Know before you go
• Several different boats are used for the Nile Cruises. Information on the specific boat your cruise will take will be provided several hours prior to your departure.
• Please note that if you arrive to Aswan city after 2:00 PM on the departure day, you will miss the sightseeing that is scheduled for Day 1.
• Guests who wish to visit Abu Simbel Temple should plan one night in a hotel located in Aswan on the day prior to the the beginning of their cruise. It may also be possible to take a flight from Cairo to Abu Simbel in the early morning and then travel back from Abu Simbel to Aswan at noon to board the cruise boat during lunch time.
• Kindly note that the provided itinerary may be subject to change for reasons beyond the supplier's control.
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Product ID: 277272