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Egypt Nile cruise 7nights

This travel package Egypt Nile cruise 7nights is carefully tailored for travelers who are fond of riding luxurious Nile Cruise ships, fans of the city of Luxor, and people who love the Pharaonic civilization and ancient monuments.

This marvelous tour gives the chance to the tourists to spend 7 whole nights in one of the most comfortable deluxe Nile Cruise ships in Egypt.

All the Nile Cruise tours are perfectly organized to include all the highlights situated in Western Egypt. The traveler will not have to worry about any preparations as the Nile Cruise will take him right in front of the gate of the historical sites.

The remarkable feature of this travel package is that it gives the opportunity for tourists to visit some of the astonishing monuments that are not usually included in other tours like the Rammasuem and the Temple of Madinet Habu.

The Nile Cruise ship itself is marvelous to stay at. It offers all sorts of modern equipment and classes A services including swimming pools, a sundeck, a spa center, spacious cabins and suites, and the most delicious open buffet meals.

The summary of the itinerary

Day One: take the flight to Luxor, Embark the Nile Cruise; have the day to spend free at leisure, or go on our optional tour to visit the Rammasuem, the Temple of Madinet Habu, and the Luxor Museum, overnight in the Nile Cruise

Day Two:  Visit the Karnak Temple, and the Luxor Museum, An optional tour to the Sound and Light Show in the Karnak Temple, overnight in the Nile Cruise in Luxor, sail to Esna

Day Three:  Sail to visit the Temple of Horus in Edfu, overnight in the Nile Cruise

Day Four: Sail down the Nile to Kom Ombo to visit the and then sail to Aswan, visit the Temple of Philae, the Unfinished Obelisk, the High Dam, and an optional tour to the Sound and Light Show in the Philae Temple overnight in the Nile Cruise

Day Five: Spend the day in your Nile Cruise an optional tour to the magnificent Temple of Abu Simble, and an optional tour to the Sound and Light Show in the Philae Temple, overnight in the Nile Cruise

Day Six: Sail down the Nile to Kom Ombo to visit the temple of Sobek, sail back to Edfu, overnight in the Nile Cruise

Day Seven: reach Luxor to visit the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, the Valley of the Kings, the Colossi of Memnon, an optional tour to the Sound and light show in the Karnak Temple, overnight in the Nile Cruise

Day Eight: Check out the Nile Cruise, transfer to the airport for the final departure

Monuments included in this travel package:

Karnak and Luxor Temple

Valley of the Kings

Temple of Queen Hatshepsut

Colossi of Memnon

Edfu Temple

Kom Ombo Temple

Philae Temple

The Temple of Abu Simble (Optional)

The Temple of Dendara (Optional)

The Rammasuem (Optional)

The Luxor Museum (Optional)

The Temple of Madinet Habu (Optional)

 

The full Intermarry of the Tour:

Day One: Nile cruise – Luxor

  • Transfer using the most comfortable air-conditioned minivan to the Cairo international airport to take the flight going to Luxor
  • Arrive in Luxor, Embark the Luxurious Deluxe Nile Cruise Ship
  • The guest now has the choice to spend a free day wondering around Luxor on his own style or go on our marvelous optional tour consisting of :
  • The first visit of the optional tour will be to the Rammasuem, the marvelous mortuary Temple of the greatest builder of ancient Egypt, Ramses II and it is quite a remarkable monument
  • Your next stop will be to the Temple of Madinet Habu, one of the most marvelous Pharaonic temples, second only in size to the Great Temple of Karnak and it was built by Ramses III. It is one of the best-preserved temples in Egypt with colorful decorations.
  • Your next visit of the day will be to the Luxor Museum, which hosts one of the most fascinating collections of antiquities that were found in Luxor and in Southern Egypt in general. The museum has some of the real wonders of the Pharaonic civilization. Displays include ancient statues, jewelry, handicrafts, stone tools, and many other objects
  • Overnight in the Nile Cruise

Day Two: Luxor – The East Bank of Luxor

  • Karnak Temple

  • After breakfast, you will go on with your visits by exploring the Karnak Temple, the largest religious Pharaonic structure ever built in the world.
  • The kings of the Pharaohs staring from the 11th dynasty (2055 – 1985 BC) began adding their mark, one after the other, to this huge complex of Pharaonic temples.
  • The Karnak temple includes the breathtaking hypostyle hall of the god Amun built by Ramses II in 1244 BC, the sacred lake of god Amun, and many more attractions.

Luxor Temple

  • Your next visit will be to the Luxor Temple. Dedicated to the holy Theban triad, the gods Amun, Mut, and Khonsu, it is one of the finest examples of the Pharaonic architecture.
  • Although the construction work of the temple was mainly completed by Amenhotep III (1390 – 1352 BC) and Ramses II (1279 1213 BC), many kings who came afterward have added their marks to this great complex including Alexander the Great.
  • The Luxor temple was buried under sand and dust for years until it was discovered in 1881.
  • We sail towards Esna in the evening

Overnight in the Nile Cruise

Day Three: Edfu– Kom Ombo

Temple of Horus in Edfu

  • We will have the chance to visit to the Temple of Horus in Edfu. This temple is the largest and best-preserved Ptolemaic temple in Egypt.
  • The building work of the temple started during the reign of Ptolemy III in 237 BC and the construction continued until 80 BC. The temple includes wonderfully decorated walls and stone capitals.
  • We sail to Kom Ombo
  • Overnight in the Nile Cruise

Day Four:  Kom Ombo – Aswan

  • We sail towards Aswan
  • We arrive in Aswan to start our marvelous visits to the city.

High Dam

  • Your first visit of the day will be to the High Dam, built by the former Egyptian president, Gamal Abdel Nasser in the 1960s to reserve the Nile Water that was lost every year in the artificial Nasser Lake.
  • The High Dam, that was viewed as an architectural miracle at the time, also generates a lot of the electricity consumed in Egypt.

Temple of Philae

  • Start your visits with one of the most beautiful temples constructed in Egypt, the Temple of Philae. This fabulous temple dedicated to the goddess Isis was constructed as one of the finest examples of the combined architecture of ancient Egyptians and the Greco-Romans styles.
  • This temple, due to the construction of the High Dam was all covered with water until it was relocated in its present-day location in the Agilika Island by the UNESCO project that took 8 years from 1972 to 1980 to be completed
  • Overnight in the Nile Cruise

Day Five: Aswan – Abu Simble

  • After breakfast in Aswan, there is a marvelous chance to visit the temple of Abu Simble in an optional tour from Aswan.

Abu Simble Temple

  • The Abu Simble Temple, which is a startling temple built to honor Ramses II. Abu Simble great temple and the smaller temple of Hathor were hewn out of a stone cliff.
  • This huge breathtaking monument was built for the worship of the gods Amun, Ptah, Ra-Hakharty. The most fascinating feature of Abu Simble is the four colossi of Ramses which are 33 meters high. The whole complex was relocated by the UNESCO in the 1970s after the construction of the High Dam.
  • In the evening, you have the optional tour to the sound and light at the Temple of Philae. This fabulous temple dedicated to the goddess Isis was constructed as one of the finest examples of the combined architecture of ancient Egyptians and the Greco-Romans styles.
  • This temple, due to the construction of the High Dam was all covered with water until it was relocated in its present-day location in the Agilika Island by the UNESCO project that took 8 years from 1972 to 1980 to be completed
  • Spend the evening at leisure in the Nile Cruise
  • Overnight in the Nile Cruise

Day Six: Aswan- Kom Ombo 

  • We have the most delicious breakfast to get ready for the remarkable visits of the day.

Kom Ombo

  • Afterward, we visit the amazing Temple of Kom Ombo dedicated to two gods; Horus, the falcon god, and Sobek, the crocodile god. The Greco-Roman temple is famous for its matchless location overlooking the Nile. Construction work of the temple started in the 2nd century BC by Ptolemy VI and was completed during the reign of Ptolemy XII during the 1st century AD.
  • We sail towards Luxor
  • Spend the evening and Overnight in the Nile Cruise

Day Seven: Luxor West Bank visits:

Valley of the Kings

  • After breakfast, your first visit of the day will be the Valley of the Kings.
  • the necropolis of the Pharaonic New Kingdom. Starting from 17th dynasty, the Pharaonic Kings tried to hide their royal tombs from robbers.
  • This was why they began to dig their tombs deep inside a Theban mountain that has a natural pyramid structure.
  • These tombs have the finest colored decorations with the famous tomb of Tut Ankh Amun discovered by Howard Carter in 1922 and may other royal tombs belonging to the kings of the 18th and the 19th.

Colossi of Memnon

  • Your next visit of the day will be at the gigantic Colossi of Memnon.
  • These two 18 meters high statues are the only remaining items of the mortuary temple of Amenhotep III. During the Roman era, music was heard coming out of one of the statues that were attributed, by the Greeks, as the legendary figure of Memnon greeting his mother Eos is one of the Greek myths.

Temple of Hatshepsut

  • Your next stop will be the amazing mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut.
  • This temple was constructed by the 18th dynasty Queen Hatshepsut (1473 – 1458 BC) as a unique structure rising from the desert in the shape of imposing terraces.
  • This temple was used as a monastery in the Christian era. This is why it is famous for the name “El Deir Al Bahry”, or the Western Monastery.
  • Overnight in the Nile Cruise

 

Day Eight: Luxor– Final Departure

  • The guests are transferred to the airport for the final departure after a marvelous trip in a luxurious Nile Cruise Ship