Glide along the Nile River in comfort from Aswan to Luxor.

The Nile River was the lifeblood of ancient Egypt - trade route, farmland irrigator and pleasure playground for the Pharaohs. Glide down this legendary waterway on a four-day cruise between Aswan and Luxor aboard an air-conditioned cruise boat. Perch on the poolside deck above the shimmering waters, roam bustling marketplaces, visit fascinating temples and discover an awe-inspiring wealth of antiquities on this comfortable and revitalising Nile cruise.

Start
Aswan, Egypt
Finish
Luxor, Egypt
Countries
Egypt
Themes
Short Breaks
Code
XEAN
Physical rating
Cultural rating
Ages
Min 12
Group size
Min 1, Max 12
Carbon offset
130kg pp per trip


Highlights

  • Visit the temples dedicated to the Egyptian god Horus
  • Marvel at the riches of the mighty pharaohs
  • Take a moonlight stroll around Luxor Temple
  • Relax in Aswan
  • Kick back and enjoy a Nile River cruise
  • Experience Egypt's wonders from the water

Itinerary

Arrive early to browse the bustling marketplace or take the opportunity to go sightseeing in Aswan. In the early afternoon it's time to board an air-conditioned boat to begin this luxury Nile cruise.
Glide down the Nile enjoying fantastic onboard facilities and amazing sights along the riverbank. Stop at the sandstone temple of Kom Ombo and the shrine to falcon-headed Horus at Edfu. As evening falls, lounge on the deck and watch the stars blink to life. Visit the marvels of Luxor, once the capital of the Pharaonic kingdom known as Thebes. Discover the Temple of Hatshepsut, explore the Colossi of Memnon, uncover the infamous tombs of the Valley of the Kings and treasure-hunt for souvenirs in Luxor's atmospheric bazaar. Perhaps also visit the Temples of Karnak or take a moonlight stroll around Luxor Temple.
Disembark your cruise today in Luxor. Say 'ma'as salaama' with memories of Egypt's Nile region that will last a lifetime.
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Inclusions

Meals
3 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 3 dinners
Transport
Boat, Private vehicle
Accommodation
Cruise ship (3 nights)
Included activites
  • Colossi of Memnon
  • Edfu Temple
  • Entrance High Dam
  • Entrance Unfinished Obelisk
  • Hatshepsut Temple
  • Kom Ombo Temple
  • Philae Temple
  • Valley of the Kings (3 tombs)

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Notes

Nationality is required at time of booking.
3. Some included activities with be 'join-in' with other travellers

Please note that this trip is being discontinued in 2013

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