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7 Night Nile Cruise Itinerary from Aswan


Cruise Details

  • Duration: 8 Day / 7 Nights
  • Cruise Location: Aswan / Kom Ombo / Edfu / Luxor
  • Cruise Schedule: Mondays / Fridays / Wednesdays
  • Pickup & Drop Off: Your Hotel
  • Cruise Type: Private

Excellent Vacation for 7 Nights Nile River Cruise from Aswan

Discover the treasures of the ancient Egyptian pharaohs on a 7-night Nile River cruise itinerary from Aswan with a private Egyptologist tour guide while also visiting breathtaking temples and tombs like the Valley of the Kings, Karnak Temple, Queen Hatshepsut Temple, and other historical sites in Luxor and Aswan. Therefore, don’t wait to reserve your experience!

Cruise Highlights

Luxor Highlights

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

Aswan Highlights

  • The High Dam
  • The Unfinished Obelisk
  • Philae Temple
  • Kom Ombo Temple:
  • Abu Simbel Temple

Cruise Inclusions

  • The assistance of our personnel during your trip.
  • All transfers by modern air-conditioned deluxe vehicle.
  • Accommodation for 7 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 Cruise and Visit the Attractions in Aswan

Early in the morning, we’ll pick you up from your hotel to begin your tour, taking you to see some of Aswan’s most well-known tourist attractions, starting with:

High Dam of Aswan

At Aswan, a bridge over the Nile was constructed. Egypt’s economy and culture have greatly benefited from the construction of the Aswan High Dam, which took place between 1960 and 1970.

The Unfinished Obelisk

The largest ancient obelisk that is known. It may have been ordered by Queen Hatshepsut (1508 1458 BC) to accompany the Lateran Obelisk, which was initially at Karnak before being transported to the Lateran Palace in Rome.

Temple of Philae

Isis of Love and Beauty is the goddess of the Philae Temple. As part of the UNESCO Nubia Campaign initiative, the temple complex was deconstructed and transported to neighboring Agilkia Island, safeguarding it and other monuments before the Aswan High Dam was completed in 1970.

Following that, we’ll take you to the 5* Nile Cruise where you may enjoy lunch and the remainder of the day. Meals {L.D}

Day Two: Tour the Kom Ombo Temple and take a boat to Esna

After breakfast, set sail for Kom Ombo, where you will meet your Egyptologist by contemporary A/C vehicle to visit:

Temple of Kom Ombo

A temple with a view of the Nile is Kom Ombo. It will be interesting to see this historical location because this temple is separated into two temples with two entrances, two hypostyle halls, and two sanctuaries.

After eating lunch, keep sailing to Edfu. On the ship, spend the night. Meals {B.L.D}

Day Three: A Day at Sea, Free

While traveling to Luxor city, have breakfast and a free day on the ship. Sailing onward to Luxor during the night. Meals {B.L.D}

Visit Luxor East Bank Attractions on Day Four.

After breakfast, you’ll meet your own Egyptologist tour guide to explore the ancient Egyptian sites along Luxor’s east bank. Stops include:

Karnak Temple

The Karnak temple is Egypt’s most spectacular structure. It is the biggest temple complex ever constructed by humans and marks the culmination of the labors of numerous pharaohs and generations of ancient builders. On 247 acres of land, the Temple of Karnak consists of three main temples, smaller enclosed temples, and other peripheral temples.

After lunch, return to your Nile cruise to unwind. We will take you up in the evening to enjoy:

Luxor Temple by Night

The most significant event, the festival of Opet, was centered at the Luxor Temple. The temple served as a location for the festival’s rites and was mostly constructed by Amenhotep III and Rameses II. The purpose of the event was to reconcile the ruler’s human side with his celestial role.

Returning to your ship to spend the night. Meals {B.L.D}

Visit Luxor West Bank Attractions on Day Five.

Enjoy your breakfast while you cruise, then get ready to resume your itinerary for your 7-night Nile cruise with a visit to the West Bank of Luxor.

The Kings’ Valley

It is home to tombs for Ramses II and Tutankhamen. It is the ultimate resting place of Egypt’s kings from the 18th to the 20th dynasty. The tombs were well-stocked with everything a monarch may require in the afterlife. The majority of the interior d├ęcor of the tombs has been beautifully conserved.

Temple of Hatshepsut

of the most exquisite and well-preserved of all the Egyptian temples. The temple was constructed on three levels, with two large ramps connecting the floors in the center.

Memnon’s Colossi

The only remnants of a complete funerary temple are two huge stone statues of King Amenhotep III. Blocks of quartzite sandstone that were once in Cairo were transported 700 kilometers to create the statues.

After lunch, return to the ship. Luxor, spend the night. Meals {B.L.D}

Day Six: Visit Edfu Temple and return by boat to Aswan

Enjoy your breakfast as you sail to Edfu in the morning, then meet your tour guide to explore the temple of the ancient Egyptian god Horus:

Edfu temple

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

Go back to the ship and keep going until you reach Aswan. Aswan, spend the night. Meals {B.L.D}

Day 7: Visit the Temple of Abu Simbel

Get your breakfast boxes early in the morning and then we’ll drive you in a private A/C car southwest of Aswan to the magnificent temple of King Ramses II:

Temples of Abu Simbel

These Temples were built in 1244 B.C. to commemorate King Ramses the Great’s victory at the Battle of Kadesh, Abu Simbel’s two temples were cut out of a sandstone cliff. The temple is divided into two halves; one was built for the monarch, while the other was made as a memorial to his adored wife Queen Nefertari as a representation of his enduring love.

Following that, we will return you to the cruise where you will have lunch and spend the night. Meals {B.L.D}

Day 8: Depart Aswan to conclude your 7-night Nile cruise

After breakfast, check out and go to Aswan, where your upper Egypt trip will come to a close. B. Meals

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