Day 7: MINYA – TEL EL AMARNA - ASYUT
Early morning sailing to Tel El Amarna the home of the 'Amarnian experience'. After breakfast visit Armarna Visitor Centre and enjoy a presentation on Akhenaten and Nerfertiti. Afterwards visit the Northern Tombs and the tombs at the Tel El Amarna site, once the city of Akhenaten, the Pharaoh known for his revolutionary religion that worshipped the Aten. Return to the boat for lunch. Sail to Assyut. Stop in front of Prince Tawdrous Monastery and view from the boat. Lunch and dinner on board followed by a Galabeya Party. Overnight Assyut.
DAY 8: ASSYUT – SOHAG
Early morning sailing to Sohag with a day of leisure, taking in the beautiful of the Nile River. Dinner on board. Followed by the Black & White Party night. Overnight in Sohag
DAY 9: SOHAG – NAGA HAMMADI
Early morning sail to El Balyana. After breakfast visit Abydos Temple, the Holy City of Osiris God of the Dead and the new kingdom Temple of Seti 1. Return to the boat for lunch. Sail to Naga Hammadi via Naga Hammadi Bridges. Dinner on board and Quiz night. Overnight in Naga Hammadi.
DAY 10: NAGA HAMMADI – LUXOR
Early sailing to Qena. Enjoy breakfast onboard, followed by a 20 minute drive to visit Dendarah Temple. The temple complex of is one of the best preserved in Egypt. Return to boat for lunch on board whilst sailing to Luxor. Enjoy a cookery lesson on board before dinner. This evenings' entertainment is a Belly Dancer show. Overnight in Luxor.
DAY 11: LUXOR
Breakfast on board followed by one of the highlights of the trip a visit to the West Bank to the Valley of the Kings and the Temple of Hatshepsut followed by lunch. In the afternoon visit the East Bank Temples of Luxor and Karnak. Overnight in Luxor.
DAY 12: LUXOR
Enjoy breakfast on board before disembarking from the cruise.
CRUISE OPTIONS**Optional excursions are payable in CASH at the time of booking.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**.
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.
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