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- 4 nights in 5* deluxe Nile Cruise full board
- A guided tour of important places
- Afternoon Tea on cruise (2)
- Airport pickup and drop off
- All transportation in A/C vehicle
- Entrance fees to all the mentioned sites
- Tour with certified Egyptologist
- Egypt entry visa
- Extra drinks not mentioned in the itinerary
- Personal expenses
- Photography tickets
- Tips to guide and driver
- Day 1
- Day 2
- Day 3
- Day 4
- Day 5
Karnak, Luxor Temple, and Cruise
Our expert Egyptologist will take you to explore the largest and main temple of Egypt, The Karnak temple which was dedicated to The God Amon. The temple was built over 2,000 years ago. Then we will drive to Luxor temple to visit the temple which was built by king Amenhotep III and king Ramses II 14th and 13th century B.C. Check in the cruise and have your first lunch on-board.
Free evening where you can wander the local market of Luxor.
Dinner on cruise
Memnon, Valley of Kings, and Hatshepsut
Early morning we will drive to the west bank of the Nile where we will explore the tombs and temples. Our first stop will be the colossi of Memnon, these 16 meters high statues of king Amenhotep III once were guarding his temple, which was destroyed by the Nile River flood and earthquake. Then we will drive to the Valley of the Kings to see some of the most preserved vivid colors in ancient Egypt inside the tombs of the great Pharaohs of The New Kingdom period. Then we will visit the temple of Queen Hatshepsut one of the most famous and powerful women in the human history where we will learn about the conflict between her and her nephew Tutmoses III one of the greatest rollers in ancient Egypt, back to cruise for lunch and the cruise will start sailing south towards Aswan. Once there, you will enjoy the sunset over the country side of Egypt with an afternoon tea.
Edfu Temple, Kom Ombo, and Sobik
In the morning our guide will take you on a short horse carriage ride to Edfu temple, the second largest in Egypt and the most preserved temple, dedicated to the Falcon God Horus. Back to cruise to sail towards Kom Ombo, in the afternoon we will visit the crocodile God Sobik where we will see some of the sacred mummified crocodiles. Back to cruise to sail towards Aswan
Abu Simbel, and Philae Temple
An early start to drive south for about 280 KM to the temples of Abu Simbel, those magnificent temples which were being cut into the sandstone mountain and were built with certain angel to let the sun shine over Ramses Face statue in specific days of the year, the temple was relocated from the original location to avoid the arising water of lake Nasser which was created after the high dam was built in 1960s , back to cruise for lunch then we will drive again to Philae temple dedicated to the goddess of magic and beauty goddess Isis dates back to the Ptolemaic era 3rd century B.C.Back to cruise for dinner.
After breakfast check out the Nile Cruise and transfer you to Aswan airport or train station or another hotel in Aswan.
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Flexible: All our tours are flexible and can be customized based on your preferences. We can lengthen or shorten any tour according to your needs.
Payment Policy: Reservations should be made as early as possible to book the desired tour. Spaces will be secured upon receiving a deposit of 50%. During Christmas and New Year holidays the deposit is 50%. Deposits can only be made by credit cards, wired transfers and/or Western Union.
Tipping: Tipping is a traditional Egyptian attitude for expressing one’s gratitude for good services rendered by staff on duty. We advise if you are willing to offer it, this would be great and if not, you are not obliged to do it.
Cancellation Policy: Cancellation must be made more than 30 days prior to the date of tour.
50% of the tour price will be charged if cancellation is received 60 to 31 days prior to tour date.
15% of the tour price will be charged if cancellation is received from 90 to 61 days prior to tour date.
Full refund of payment will be given if cancellation is received before 91 days prior to check-in date.