Cruise duration Aswan to Luxor?
Replies: 7 - Last Post: Dec 4, 2012 3:27 AM Last Post By: JonMW
Dec 3, 2012 10:11 AM
Day 1 - lunch, 3 hour sail to Kom Ombu, see the sites, cruise to/overnight in Edfu
Day 2 - Edfu temple, overnight cruise to Luxor
Day 3 - cruise ends after breakfast
There is an option for a 3rd night on the boat for sightseeing in Luxor but I've already seen a lot there.
$150/person, all meals, no drinks, and of course no entrance fees. A purportedly 5 star boat but I'll have to check that for myself during the daylight tomorrow.
Is this the standard tour? Seems kind of short as I thought there was generally 3 nights of cruising but is that in the other direction?
Dec 3, 2012 11:07 AM
Dec 3, 2012 11:25 AM
Dec 3, 2012 12:25 PM
3It takes two nights either way. During busy times, many aren't too keen on just letting you book the two nights though, as you might just be taking a cabin which they could give to someone else for 4 or 5.
Availability and costs are all over the place at the moment due to a lack of business, I would think that $150 is a pretty good price, as long as the boat is OK.
Dec 3, 2012 1:28 PM
4Ya, I'm not as knowledgable as ourluxor but the price seems fine if the boat is good. So much is dependant on the condition of the boat and quality of the food and service that it's tough to know how fair the price is.
When I walk down the street in Aswan next to the Nile where all the boats are moored I'm amazed at the difference in apparant quality of them. Some look clean and nice, others dirty and nasty.
Anyway, you get the picture.
Dec 3, 2012 4:13 PM
5"I'm not as knowledgable as ourluxor"
False modesty doesn't become you laketraveller. Take me out of Luxor and I'd get lost!
Dec 3, 2012 5:08 PM
Dec 4, 2012 3:27 AM
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