DAY 1: ASWAN
Transfer to the MS Orbital Royal Esadora for embarkation. Afternoon at leisure. Overnight in Aswan.
DAY 2: ASWAN - LUXOR
Morning at leisure. After lunch set sail to Kom Ombo to visit the Temple of Kom Ombo which is dedicated to the God Sobek (crocodile headed god) and the God Haroeris (falcon headed god). This temple is unique in its location as it stands on a plateau dissected by two long dry streams which isolate the site and provides the most spectacular setting of any of Egypt’s river temples. Sail to Luxor with a brief stop at Edfu. Overnight Luxor.
DAY 3: LUXOR
Breakfast on board and morning visit to the West Bank including the Colossi of Memnon, Valley of the Kings and the Valley of the Queens, burial sites for many of the most powerful and successful pharaohs and high priests, the Temple of Hatshepsut and Medinet Habu Temple. Afternoon at leisure or *optional Luxor city centre tour before dinner on board. Overnight in Luxor.
DAY 4 LUXOR
*Optional early morning balloon ride for the adventurous. Breakfast/lunch on board followed by check out.
Please note: the order or content of your itinerary may be amended due to lock closures, low water levels or any other unforeseeable circumstances. Due to the increasing number of boats on the Nile, at some docking points boats are moored side by side obstructing the view from cabins. Occasionally, due to operational difficulties a change of vessel can occur. However, the sightseeing itinerary will remain the same.
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*Orbital Travel act as agents for the activity operator/supplier only. The contract for these excursions, tours and activities is between the client and the local suppliers who offer them. Local suppliers are independent of Orbital Travel Limited. Optional excursions are payable in cash at the time of booking.