7. From Aswan: 4-Day 3-Night Nile Cruise with Hot Air Balloon
Get picked up in the morning from 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
Visit the Philae Temple which was built during the reign of Ptolemy II (Egypt’s Greco-Roman Period) by Motor boat. Finally, you will go to the ship for accommodation and lunch in the early afternoon. At night you will enjoy dinner on board.
Rise early in the morning to visit one of the most stunning temple complexes in Egypt, the Abu Simbel Temples. Upon arrival your tour guide escort you around the site, explaining more about its fascinating history.
After finishing, you will return to the ship to have lunch and begin sailing to Kom Ombo. Upon your arrival at Kom Ombo, you will visit the temple on a guided tour. At the end of your day, you will return to the ship for dinner.
Early in the morning, after having breakfast, your guide will pick you up to head to Edfu Temple by horse carriage. Located on the west bank of the Nile in Edfu, Upper Egypt, the city was known in the Hellenistic period in Koinē Greek.
Return to the ship for dinner and your final night onboard.
Wake before sunrise to get ready for your balloon flight. Check out from the room and leave your luggage at the reception of the ship. Enjoy an unforgettable sunrise balloon ride.
After landing, head to the west bank of the Nile to visit the Valley of the Kings, the Mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut, the Howard Carter House, the Colossi of Memnon, Karnak Temple and finally, Luxor Temple. Return to the ship to pick up your luggage. Be dropped off in Luxor in the afternoon at the train station or your hotel.