Nile Cruises - A once in a life time trip . . .

Cruise Itinerary

5 Days / 4 Nights Program (Luxor/Aswan)

Day 1

  • AM
    • Embarkation
    • Overnight in Luxor

Day 2

  • AM
    Visit the Ancient Theban Necropolis in the west bank of Luxor to see:
    • The Valley of the Kings where more than 60 of Egypt’s Pharaohs have their resting place carved out of the mountain cliffs.
    • Medinet Habu, the Mortuary Temple of Ramses III which is one of the last great buildings of the Egyptian monumental architecture of the New Kingdom.
    • The Colossi of Memnon, the only remains of the funerary Temple of Amenophis III.
  • PM
    • Visit the fabulous Luxor Temple and the enormous Temple complex of Karnak. Among its splendours is the Hypostyle Hall, the largest of any temple in the world covering an area of 5356 sq. meters with its roof blocks supported by 134 colossal columns 70 feet high.
    • Navigation to Esna and overnight.

Day 3

  • AM
    • Navigation to Edfu
    • Visit the most well preserved Temple in Egypt dedicated to the Falcon God Horus.
    • Navigation to Kom Ombo.
  • PM
    • Visit Kom Ombo Temple the only double Temple in Egypt shared by the crocodile headed God Sobek and the falcon headed God Haroeiris.
    • Navigation to Aswan and overnight

Day 4

  • AM
    • Visit the High Dam (one of the greatest in the world), the Lyrical Temples of Philae (The Pearl of the Nile ) rising from the waters of the Nile.
  • PM
    • Sailing around Aswan Islands in the traditional felucca (sailing boat) viewing the Agha Khan Mausoleum and the Botanical Garden (Kitchner Island).
    • Overnight in Aswan

Day 5

  • AM
    • Disembarkation after breakfast
    • Free at leisure or have the optional excursion to Abu Simbel to visit the overwhelming Temples of Ramses II which were cut from their hillside origin in 1960 and repositioned in their new home above the waterline of the newly created "Lake Nasser"

The above program could be changed without any previous notice due to navigation conditions or any other force majeur factors, provided that all visits will be respected.