DAY 1: LUXOR
Embarkation on cruise in Luxor, dinner and overnight in Luxor.
DAY 2: LUXOR
After breakfast on board, a visit to the West Bank to the Valley of the Kings and the Temple of Hatshepsut. Lunch on board. After lunch visit the East Bank Temples of Luxor and Karnak. Enjoy the Managers Cocktail Party followed by dinner, Belly Dancer show and overnight in Luxor.
DAY 3: LUXOR - QENA - NAGA HAMMADI
Breakfast on board and time to wonder at the sights on the banks of the Nile as the boat cruises to Qena. Lunch on board followed by a visit to the impressive Denderah Temple complex which has some of the most vibrant and colourful paintings dating from antiquity. Return to the boat in Qena and sail to Naga Hammadi, passing the bridges in Naga Hammadi. Dinner on board. Music in the bar. Overnight in Naga Hammadi.
DAY 4: NAGA HAMMADI - SOHAG
Sail to El Balyana via Abu Homar's bridge and lock. After breakfast on board visit the Temple of Abydos. The main monument at Abydos is the Temple of Seti I, built around 1300 BC by Seti and his son Ramses II. It is especially notable for its fine reliefs, considered among the best of the New Kingdom. Return to boat for lunch on board. Sail to Sohag. Dinner on board. This evening enjoy the Galabya Party night and Egyptian Wine Tasting . Overnight at Sohag.
DAY 5: SOHAG - MINYA
Breakfast on board and enjoy the beauty of the Nile whilst sailing from Sohag to Tel El Amarna, the home of the Amarnian experience via Asyut's lock. Arrive at the lock and lunch on board. Pass the lock and sail to Tel El Amarna. Arrive Amarna in time to visit Amarna Visitor Centre (at mooring point) with presentation on Akhenaten and Nefertiti. Cookery lesson on board. Dinner and overnight in Tel El Amarna.
DAY 6: TEL EL AMARNA - MINYA
After breakfast visit Ashmunein and Tuna El Gabal. Visit the tombs at Tel El Amarna, the Great Palace of King Akhenaten and the small and great temples of Aten. After visiting Tel El Amarna visit Tuna El Gebel and Ashmunein. Visit the Tomb of Petosiris, tomb of Isadora and the sacred catacombs of Thoth. In Ashmunein visit the Open Air museum, the temple of Thoth and the sanctuary of Amun.Return to the boat for lunch on board. Sail to Minya. Dinner and Folkloric show on board. Overnight in Minya.