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Nile Cruise OverviewNile Cruise 7 nights 7 night Nile cruise from Luxor to Aswan full board with excursions included.
Whether you are thinking about cruising for the first time or you are a frequent visitor to Egypt we have a great selection of superb boats to choose from, all specifically designed with the Nile in mind. We carefully select all of our boats, so you can be rest assured of the best service and facilities as well as a holiday with great value for money.
Day 1 Luxor:Evening arrival. You will be met upon arrival and transferred to your chosen cruise boat (transfer time approx. 30 minutes). Overnight on board in Luxor.
Day 2 Valley of the Kings: Today cross over to the West Bank of the Nile for the first excursion, the Valley of the Kings, where you will visit and enter 3 Tombs. From here visit the impressive Temple of Hatshepsut, the eighth dynasty mortuary of the only female Pharaoh. Afterwards visit the enormous statues of the Colossi of Memnon. Lunch is served back on board the boat as it sets sail upstream to Esna and pass through the Lock. Dinner and overnight on board in Esna or Edfu.
Day 3 Edfu and Kom Ombo: Early morning visit to the Temple of Horus at Edfu. The cruise continues upstream to Kom Ombo where there is a late afternoon visit to the Ptolemic Temple dedicated to the gods Haroeris and Sobek. Afterwards still sailing upstream the boat will arrive in Aswan where you will remain for two nights. Dinner and overnight on board.
Day 4 Aswan: Today is spent exploring the delights of Aswan. Sightseeing includes a visit to the High Dam, the Old Granite Quarries, the Unfinished Obelisk and then by boat to the Temple of Philae on Agilika Island. After lunch board a Felucca, a traditional Egyptian sailing boat for your included cruise down the Nile and around the picturesque Kitchener Island before returning for dinner and overnight on board.
Day 5 Today can be spent either at leisure or on optional excursions. The most popular excursion being to the Temple of Abu Simbel which is available by coach (£85.00) or by air (£295.00).In the afternoon an optional bird watching excursion and visit to a Nubian house (approx. £18 by motorboat). Dinner and overnight on board in Aswan.
Day 6 All day sailing downstream to Edfu and on to Luxor via the Esna Lock.
The day is spent at leisure on board arriving into Luxor by the late evening. Overnight in Luxor.
Day 7 Morning visit to the Temple of Karnak and the Temple of Luxor.
Afternoon at leisure. In the evening, there is an optional excursion to the Sound and Light Show at Karnak Temple (£28.00). Overnight in Luxor.
Day 8 Transfer to the airport or your next resort.
All meals are included
All mentioned excursions and entrance fees included