Includes flights, transfers, 4 nights B&B at the Sonesta St George in Luxor & 3 nights B&B at the 5* Movenpick Aswan
DAY 1: LUXOR
Transfer from Luxor International Airport to your 5*hotel. Overnight stay in Luxor.
DAY 2: LUXOR WEST BANK
After breakfast visit the West Bank of Luxor to visit the Valley of the Kings where more than 60 ancient tombs for the pharaohs have been found over the years and the Tombs of the Nobles, decorated with wonderfully detailed scenes of their daily lives. Return to Luxor and overnight in Luxor hotel.
DAY 3: LUXOR EAST BANK
After breakfast visit the East Bank of Luxor including Karnak Temple complex, home to three main temples, several smaller enclosed temples and the famous Hypostyle hall, Luxor Temple and the Museum of Luxor which has a beautifully displayed collection from the end of the Old Kingdom to the Mamluk period. Overnight in Luxor hotel.
DAY 4: LUXOR - ASWAN
Check out of hotel and transfer to Aswan by road (approximately 4 hours). Check into 5* hotel in Aswan. In the afternoon relaxing Felucca ride. Overnight in Aswan hotel.
DAY 5: ASWAN - ABU SIMBEL
After breakfast visit Abu Simbel, home to the Temple of Ramses II and the Temple of Hathor. The most spectacular aspect of this temple is its setting in the solid rock above the banks of the Nile River. Overnight in Aswan hotel.
DAY 6: ASWAN
After breakfast visit the Temples of Philae on Agilika Island, a beautiful riverside temple complex and one of the most picturesque in all of Egypt, the High Dam and the unfinished obelisk. Overnight in Aswan hotel.
DAY 7: ASWAN - LUXOR
After breakfast check out of hotel and transfer by road to Luxor (approximately 4 hours). Afternoon at leisure and overnight in Luxor hotel.
DAY 8: LUXOR
Check out of hotel and transfer to Luxor airport for your flight home.
Prices are based on 2 people sharing double/twin room. Single room available with a supplement. Half Board supplement also available.
Cruising the Nile is a superb way to visit Egypt as many of ancient Egypt's most significant sites are located along the banks of the river. A traditional 7 night cruise will include all the major sites from Luxor to Aswan and back. There is no better way to appreciate the great monuments, temples and ancient cities that line the banks of the Nile: the Valley of the Kings, Kom Ombo, Edfu, Philae Island, Luxor Temple and the Temple at Karnak are unmissable highlights.