• Egyptian Nile Cruise
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Luxor to Aswan 5-Day Nile Cruise & Tour (Standard)

Standard Tour:  USD 630 - 728
Duration: 5 Days(need to book 25 days in advance)
Location: Luxor
Available From:  Sep 1, 2013 to May 31, 2016
Themes:    Culture  Photography  History

Description

From the Luxor’s Temple of Karnak to Aswan’s Unfinished Obelisk, this leisurely five-day cruise down the Nile River offers ample opportunity to explore ancient Egypt’s most important monuments and temples. You’ll begin your journey in Luxor, also known as the ancient capital of Thebes, with a tour of Karnak Temple – the largest religious site of the ancient world! After enjoying your first night aboard our luxurious cruise, you’ll visit the world-famous Valley of Kings and the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut. Sail overnight to Edfu to explore the Temple of Horus and then visit Kom Ombo to see the unique Temple of crocodile-headed Sobek. You’ll also have the chance to view a modern engineering marvel – the Aswan High Dam – before taking a felucca boat trip around scenic Elephantine Island and stopping at the Temple of Philae. Traveling in luxury and comfort down the Nile, you’ll find that there is no better way to explore the heart of ancient Egypt!
Luxor to Aswan 5-Day Nile Cruise & Tour (Standard)
Location: Luxor
  • N°  travelers
  • Price/person
  • 2-10 people
  • USD 728
  • 11-26 people
  • USD 630
  • Duration: 5 Days
  • Start time: 06:00
  • Pick-up point: Luxor airport pick-up
  • Frequency: Sunday,Monday,Saturday
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Itinerary

Indulge yourself on this luxurious five-star Nile cruise with full room and board included. Spend your nights relaxing in our onboard lounges and restaurants, dancing it up in the discotheque or taking in a Nubian dance and music show. Other amenities include a swimming pool, shaded sundeck with bar, laundry shop and massage services. Each of our 58 air-conditioned cabins features satellite TV. Take advantage of our multi-lingual, Egyptologist guides and air-conditioned onshore transportation to visit the numerous historical sites and attractions on the way from Luxor to Aswan. We even provide airport pick-up, drop-off and customs assistance!
Times shown in the schedule are for your reference only.
Day 1
Step 1: Pickup and customs assistance at Luxor airport or train station.
Step 2: Transfer by air-conditioned private bus to check in to 5-star Nile cruise boat. (30mins)
Step 3: Have lunch .
Step 4: Visit Karnak Temple. (2hr)
Step 5: Explore Luxor Temple and Obelisk of Ramses II. (1hr)
Step 6: Visit Sound & Light Show at Karnak Temple at 6:30 pm (additional fees).
Step 7: Dinner and overnight on Luxor Nile cruise.
 
Day 2
Step 1: Breakfast onboard cruise.
Step 2: Explore the Valley of Kings. (2hr)
Step 3: Visit the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut. (1hr)
Step 4: Check out the Colossi of Memnon and the Alabaster Institute. (1hr)
Step 5: Return to cruise for lunch.
Step 6: Set sail for Edfu.
Step 7: Dinner and overnight on cruise.
 
Day 3
Step 1: Early breakfast onboard cruise.
Step 2: Drive to Temple of Horus at Edfu. (1hr)
Step 3: Sail to Kom Ombo and see the Temple of Sobek. (2hr)
Step 4: Lunch onboard.
Step 5: Continue sailing to Aswan.
Step 6: Dinner and overnight on cruise.
 
Day 4
Step 1: Breakfast onboard.
Step 2: Visit the Aswan High Dam and Unfinished Obelisk. (3hr)
Step 3: Check out the Temple of Philae. (2hr)
Step 4: Sail around Elephantine Island in a felucca boat. (30min)
Step 5: Lunch and dinner onboard cruise boat.
Step 6: Overnight on cruise.
 
Day 5
Step 1: Breakfast onboard cruise.
Step 2: Disembark cruise boat.
Step 3: Transfer to Aswan airport or train station for connection to your next destination.

Included In Tour Price

1. Airport pick-up and drop-off services and customs assistance
2. Air-conditioned tour bus
3. Entrance fees
4. 5-star cabin accommodations on double occupancy basis
5. Meals as specified on the itinerary  
6. Felucca boat tour
7. Multilingual (English, French, Spanish, German, Italian or Chinese), Egyptologist tour guide

Not Included In Tour Price

1. All additional fees not listed as included in the tour price will be the traveler's responsibility
2. Tips/gratuities for the tour guide and driver
3. Drinks, purchases and any personal expenses

Notes

1. The times listed above may vary due to factors outside the control of the tour guide and driver (e.g. traffic or weather)
2. Transport is wheelchair accessible however be prepared for uneven surfaces at the sites visited which may be difficult for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair
3. 10% tips or gratuities to guides and drivers are encouraged in appreciation of quality service
4. Children younger than age 3 may participate for free
5. Prices may increase by 30% for trips during Christmas, New Year’s Week, & Easter
6.  What to bring: passport valid for 6 months, comfortable shoes, cotton clothes in summer, warm clothes in winter, sunblock, sunglasses

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This activity can be changed or canceled without penalty at any time 20 days prior to the date at which the activity is scheduled to commence. If you cancel between 6-19 days before the date at which the activity is scheduled to commence, you are entitled to a refund of 60%. If you cancel 1-5 days prior to the date at which the activity is scheduled to commence, you are entitled to a refund of 30% in case no show 0%.
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