Nile Cruise Adventure


Nile Cruise Adventure Imagine sailing on the peaceful River Nile, relaxing on the sun deck of you chosen Nile Cruise, discover the beauty of the River and Egyptian civilization, Cruising Nile is a unique travel experience that you can never forget in your lifetime.
Look at Egypt’s map; go with your eyes to the south, where you will find Luxor. The city of Luxor is considered to be one of the most fascinating cities in Egypt. It contains the largest and most unique collection of the Egyptian temples and in its western hills laid the royal cemetery of our kings and nobles.
Luxor took many names during its long history such as (w3st). This ancient Egyptian name symbolizes the rule and authority in ancient Egypt. The Greeks called it finally (Thebes) and Homer, the famous Greek poet called it (the city of the hundred gates). Again Arabs called it the city of El-kessour ''palaces'', and with time this name was abbreviated to Luxor nowadays.
Your next stop will be in Aswan, the magic of the south. Aswan is a city in the south of Egypt, the capital of the Aswan Governorate. As rich the land is in its commercial affairs, the history of Aswan is more affluent and mysterious. The ancient Aswan was known as the Swenet. People believed it to be not only the end of the world but also the consecrated genesis of the Blue Nile. For over a few centuries, the city acted as the doorway to Africa and Nubian lands.
The ancient Souan or Aswan was also famous for its granite quarries. Thousands of Egyptian statutes, obelisks, shrines and even pyramids are constructed out of the Syenite granite mine in Aswan. The city of Aswan was also a crucial military base of the ancient Egypt. Whenever the reign of the land passed on to a new dynasty, security of the city was tightened the more. Aswan was always a garrison town. Mention of Aswan can be found in the writings of Herodotus, Strabo, Pliny and Ptolemy.

5 Days / 4 Nights
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5 Days / 4 Nights
  • DAY 1
    Embarkation – Luxor East Bank & ON

    (Morning time), GAT Tours’ English-speaking representative will pick you up from your location in Luxor to transfer you by private A-C van to your ship. Embarkation before 12:00 PM. Afternoon, you will join our Egyptologist tour guide to explore the east bank of Luxor including Karnak temples, which is considered to be the biggest complex construction in the world covering an area of a hundred. Enjoy your lovely tour in Temple of Luxor, built by one of the kings of the 12th dynasty and completed by the well know king Ramses II. After finishing your day tour, you will revert back to your Nile cruise. Dinner and overnight on board. [B, L, D]

  • DAY 2
    Luxor West Bank – Sail to Edfu & ON

    Breakfast will be served on board your ship. After that you will start your magical tour in Thebes, the sacred land by exploring the wet bank of Luxor including Valley of the Kings, which considers as the royal cemetery of the Theban kings and rulers of ancient Egypt, and the place where our Pharaohs were buried. After that, you will proceed to visit Temple of Queen Hatshepsut at Deir El Bahari. This temple is considered as one of the most wonderful examples of the Architecture in ancient Egypt, because it was totally carved inside the mountain. At the end of the tour you will visit Colossi of Memnon, which is belonging to king Amenhotep III. After that you will return to your ship to have your lunch. Afternoon, free at leisure on your own or (optional) sound and light show at Karnak temples can be offered upon request. Get back to your ship. Dinner and overnight in Luxor. [B, L, D]

  • DAY 3
    Edfu – Kom Ombo – Sail to Aswan & ON

    What a pretty morning while enjoying the sunrise on board your Nile cruise ship! Today & after breakfast we will take you in a mysterious journey to land of secrets. This guided tour of today begins by visiting one of the most wonderful temples in Egypt, Temple of Horus in Edfu, which is considered to be one of the most well preserved temples in Egypt. After that, you will revert back to your ship. Lunch on board during sailing to the city of Kom Ombo. Afternoon, you will proceed to explore Temple of Kom Ombo, where the two gods Sobek & Haroeris were worshipped for a while. Get back to your ship and enjoy the unique landscape of the sunset over the great river Nile. Afternoon tea will be served on board during sailing to Aswan. Dinner on board your ship. Enjoy your night with Egyptian Folkloric Show. After the show you will go to your cabin for overnight. [B, L, D]

  • DAY 4
    Aswan City Tour – Aswan ON

    Breakfast on board your Nile cruise. Later on, you will join your tour guide in such an unforgettable trip into the south of Egypt by visiting The High Dam, which has been erected by the Egyptian president Gamal Abdel Nasser in 1960 AD to protect Egypt from the Nile flood. Your second visit will be to Temple of Philae, which was erected during the Gaeco-Roman period and was dedicated to goddess Isis (mother of god Horus). At last you will be escorted to visit The Unfinished Obelisk, which was made out of red granite and was dedicated to god Amun Ra by his daughter queen Hatshepsut. Finally you will return to your ship. Lunch will be served on board. Afternoon, enjoy sailing on the Nile around Kitchener’s Island. After this unique experience you will revert back to your Nile cruise. Afternoon tea will be served on board. At night "Belly Dance Show" on board or (optional) sound and light show at Philae temple can be offered upon your request. Dinner and overnight in Aswan. [B, L, D]

  • DAY 5
    Check Out – Final Departure

    Check out after breakfast (at approx. 08:30 AM). Later on, free at leisure on your own in Aswan, (Optional) free tour to the Souk (market) to buy something local from this wonderful place. Finally you will be transferred by private A-C van to Aswan airport/Aswan train station for departure (where our services will be finished). [B]

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Package Includes

- Meet and Assist with English-speaking Representative.
- 04 nights’ accommodation on board 5* Nile cruise – on FB basis.
- Entrance fees to the above mentioned Sightseeing.
- Egyptologist Multilingual tour guide (s).
- All transfers by A-C vehicles with qualified driver (s).
- All taxes & Online Bank charges.

Package Exclude

- Entry visa to Egypt.
- International & Internal flight tickets.
- Any Extra meals and beverages.
- All personal expenses like laundry etc.
- Tipping to Guide, Driver, etc.
- Any Optional tours may require.

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