Enjoy your 7 nights on 5 Stars deluxe Nile Cruise which will allow you to discover the remarkable mysteries that stretch on both banks of the Nile River between Luxor and Aswan in Upper Egypt and enjoy its ancient history though an exotic excursion on the Nile on a cruise ship that will transform your vacation into a fantasy turned into reality.
The first day :
In Luxor airport Our Rep will pick-up you and transfer you by air condition Van to embarkation in 5 Stars deluxe upon arrival to Luxor. Free day to start relaxing, in the evening enjoy the sound and light show at Karnak temple ( optional ) .Overnight in Luxor with opportunity to disembark Overnight in Luxor.
The second day :
Visit the West Bank, in the morning, your guide will pick you up from the reception of your boat to start your tour by crossing over to the West Bank to visit the Valley of Kings where, for a period of nearly 500 years from the 16th to 11th century BC, amazing tombs were constructed for the Pharaohs and powerful nobles of the New Kingdom of Egypt. The valley is known to contain 63 tombs and chambers ranging in size from a simple pit to a complex tomb with over 120 chambers. Then Moving to visit the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut Widely considered one of the "incomparable monuments of ancient Egypt", the Mortuary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut is located beneath the cliffs at Deir el Bahari on the west bank of the Nile near the Valley of the Kings. Then visit the Alabaster Institute, on the way back to the east Bank we will stop to visit the Colossi of Memnon which are two massive stone statues of Pharaoh Amenhotep III. For the past 3400 years they have stood in the Theban necropolis.
Come back to your boat and start sailing at night to Esna crosses the Lock and continuous sailing to Edfu. Early morning sail to Edfu Overnight in Edfu
The third day :
Breakfast on board then start your trip by the (hours carreig) to visit Horus Temple in Edfu Overnight in Aswan (late night arrival) Sailing to Kom Ombo and Aswan Overnight in Aswan.
The fourth day :Visit the High Dam, Unfinished Obelisk, Philae Temple. Overnight in Aswan
.The Fifth day:Free day in Aswan with possibility of optional tour to Abu Simbel (additional cost )…… Overnight in Aswan
.The sixth day : Sail to Kom Ombo and visit of Kom Ombo Temple.
Sail to Esna then Luxor. Overnight in Luxor
The seventh day :Visit the East Bank, start your tour by visiting Karnak temple which was known as Ipet-isut (most select of places) by the ancient Egyptians. It is a city of temples built over 2000 years and dedicated to the Theben triad of Amun, Mut and Khonsu.
Moving towards Luxor temple which was built by Amunhotep III in 18th Dynasty in the New Kingdom and it was completed by Ramesses II during the 19th Dynasty.
Overnight in Luxor.The eighth day :Check-out after breakfast and transfer to Luxor Airport, train station or your hotel in Luxor.