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5 Days Nile Cruise from Luxor to Aswan


Cruise Details

  • Duration: 5 Days / 4 Nights
  • Cruise Location: Luxor / Edfu / Kom Ombo / Aswan
  • Cruise Schedule: Saturdays / Mondays / Thursdays
  • Pickup & Drop Off: Your Hotel
  • Cruise Type: Private

A remarkable 5 days Nile River cruise from Luxor to Aswan

Enjoy the experience you deserve with our 5-day Nile cruise from Luxor to Aswan. Sail through the Nile River on one of our luxury Nile cruises and nourish your soul with the true beauty of travel. Enjoy learning about the little-known facts about the ancient Egyptians while visiting the most well-known sites, including the Valley of the Kings, Karnak Temple, Queen Hatshepsut Temple, and more.

Cruise Highlights

Luxor Highlights

  • Karnak Temples
  • Luxor Temple by Night
  • Valley of the Kings
  • Colossi of Memnon
  • Hatshepsut Temple

Aswan Highlights

  • Philae Temple
  • The Unfinished Obelisk
  • The High Dam
  • Edfu Temple
  • Kom Ombo Temple

Cruise Inclusions

  • The assistance of our personnel during your tour.
  • All transfers are by a modern air-conditioned deluxe vehicle.
  • Accommodation for 4 nights on board a 5-star cruise on a full board basis.
  • All Nile Cruise excursions as mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Entrance fees to all sights between Luxor and Aswan.
  • Egyptologist guide during your tour.
  • All service charges and taxes.

Cruise Exclusions

  • Tipping.
  • Personal Expenses.
  • Any extras not mentioned in the program.

Cruise Itinerary

Day One: Board the ship and see the attractions along the East Bank of Luxor

When you arrive in Luxor, you may begin your 5-day Nile cruise from Luxor to Aswan by meeting with a private tour guide to learn about ancient Egyptian civilization at some of the most well-known archaeological sites along the riverbank in Luxor East Bank, including:

Temple of Karnak

The Karnak temple is the most spectacular landmark in Egypt. It is the biggest temple complex ever constructed by humans and commemorates the accomplishment of countless pharaohs throughout history. On a 247-acre plot of ground, the Temple of Karnak consists of three major temples, many smaller walled temples, and several peripheral temples.

After that, board a 5-star Nile cruise for lunch and relaxation. We will take you up in the evening to enjoy:

Luxor Temple

The most significant event, the festival of Opet, was centered on the Temple of Luxor. The temple aimed to serve as a venue for the festival’s ceremonies, and it was mostly built by Amenhotep III and Rameses II. The purpose of the event was to bring the ruler’s divine and human halves closer together.

Return to the ship after the day and spend the night there.

Day Two: Tour Luxor West Bank’s Top Attractions

Continue your 5-day Nile River cruise with a journey to Luxor’s West Bank, where you will see the following:

The Kings’ Valley

The mighty Pharaoh Ramses II and the young Tutankhamen are among the monarchs of Egypt from the 18th to the 20th dynasties whose tombs may be found there. The tombs were fully furnished with everything a monarch may want in the afterlife in terms of material things. The majority of the interior decorations are still in good condition.

Temple of Hatshepsut

of the most exquisite and well-preserved of all the Egyptian temples. The temple was constructed on three levels, connected by two large ramps in the middle.

Memnon’s Colossi

Only two enormous stone sculptures of King Amenhotep III survive from a funerary temple that was once completely constructed. The sculptures are constructed from quartzite sandstone stones that were originally found in Cairo and transported 700 km to Luxor.

– Sail to Edfu and Esna; spend the night there.

Day Three: Visit the Edfu and Kom Ombo Temples

Explore “The Temple of God Hours” after breakfast:

Temple in Edfu

The Edfu Temple is the most well-preserved Greco-Roman structure in all of Egypt, and a “Play” depicting Horus’ victory over the malevolent deity Seth is painted on its walls.

then take a boat to Kom Ombo to see:

Temple of Kom Ombo

The Nile is seen from the Kom Ombo Temple. With two entrances, two hypostyle halls, and two sanctuaries, this temple was partitioned into two separate temples.

In the evening, Aswan (late night arrival).

Visit the Top Attractions in Aswan on Day Four.

Enjoy your breakfast in the morning before continuing your five-day Nile River trip by viewing the highlights of Aswan.

High Dam at Aswan

At Aswan, a bridge across the Nile was constructed. Between 1960 and 1970, the High Dam was built, and its impact on Egypt’s economy and culture has been profound.

The Unfinished Obelisk

The biggest ancient obelisk that is known. Hatshepsut (1508–1458 BC) placed the order for it, presumably as a companion to the Lateran Obelisk, which was initially located at Karnak and eventually transported to the Lateran Palace in Rome.

Temple of Philae

Temple at Philae to the goddess Isis of Love and Beauty. As part of the UNESCO Nubia Campaign initiative, the temple complex was disassembled and moved to the adjacent island of Agilkia Island to safeguard it and other sites before the Aswan High Dam was finished in 1970.

On the cruise ship for the night.

Day 5: Depart Luxor to Complete Your 5-Day Nile Cruise

Check out your Nile cruise in the morning, after which we will drive you to any location in Aswan to conclude your five-day Nile River trip. We hope you enjoy working with us.

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