Experience the magnificent Nile River, which is the heart of Egypt with a 4 nights / 5 days Nile cruise from Hurghada to spend a great time exploring the majestic monuments in Luxor and Aswan. There, you can visit the most important archaeological sites in the Nile Valley, including the magnificent Karnak Temple, the majestic mortuary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, the Valley of the Kings, the Temple of Philae, the temples of Kom Ombo and Edfu and much more impressive sites while joining a private Egyptologist guide.
About this activity
- Free cancellation Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
- Mobile ticketing Use your phone or print your voucher
- Duration 5 days/4 nights
- Instant confirmation
- Live tour guide English, German, Italian, Spanish, French, Arabic, Russian
- Pickup included Complimentary pickup is available from your hotel or selected location in Hurghada.
- Private group
- Tour Location – Luxor, Edfu, Kom Ombo, Aswan
- Karnak Temple
- Luxor Temple by Night
- alley of the Kings
- Hatshepsut Temple
- Colossi of Memnon
- Edfu temple
- Kom Ombo Temple
- The High Dam
- The Unfinished Obelisk
- Philae Temple
In the morning, we will pick you up from your hotel in Hurghada in a private AC vehicle. To enjoy a 5-day Nile cruise from Hurghada. Upon your arrival in Luxor, you will meet your own Egyptologist guide who will join you.
There is no place more impressive in Egypt than the Temple of Karnak. It is the largest temple complex ever built by man and represents the common achievement of many generations of builders and ancient pharaohs. The Karnak Temple is actually three main temples, small enclosed temples, and many outdoor temples located on 247 acres of land.
Then check-in 5* deluxe Nile cruise to have your lunch and refresh yourself. Evening time, we will pick you up once more to enjoy:
Luxor Temple at night
The Luxor Temple was the center of the most important festival, the Opet Festival. The temple was largely built by Amenhotep III and Ramses II, and the purpose of the temple was to prepare ritual festivals. The festival was to reconcile the human aspect of the ruler with the divine office.
Night on the board.
Enjoy breakfast on your cruise, then you will be accompanied by your private tour guide and a private air-conditioned vehicle to visit
The Valley of the Kings is the final resting place of Egypt’s rulers from the 18th to 20th dynasty, it houses tombs that include the great pharaoh, King Ramses II, and the child pharaoh, King Tutankhamun. The tombs were well stocked with all the material goods that a ruler might need in the next world. Most of the interior decoration of the tombs is still well preserved.
It is one of the most beautiful and best preserved temples in all of Ancient Egypt. The temple was built on three levels with two wide ramps in a central position connecting the levels.
Colossi of Memnon
The Colossi of Memnon are two huge stone statues of King Amenhotep III that are the only remains of a complete Mortuary Temple. The statues are made of quartzite sandstone blocks that exist in Cairo and then moved 700KM to Luxor.
Afternoon sail to Esna and Edfu. Overnight in Edfu
Breakfast on board, then continue your Nile cruise to
Dedicated to God Horus. The Temple of Edfu is considered the most preserved Greco-Roman temple in all of Egypt and on its walls there is a “play” that shows Horus overcoming the devil god Seth.
Continue sailing to Kom Ombo to visit:
Kom Ombo Temple
A temple overlooking the Nile. Temple of Kom Ombo divided into 2 temples with 2 entrances, 2 hypostyle halls and 2 shrines.
We will spend the night in Aswan (arrival late at night).
In the morning after breakfast, start your guided tour to visit Aswan’s tourist attractions such as
The high dam
It was built on the other side of the Nile in Aswan and was built between 1960 and 1970, and has had a significant effect on the economy and culture of Egypt.
The unfinished obelisk
The largest obelisk of antiquity. It was ordered by Queen Hatshepsut (1508-1458 BC) to complement the Lateran Obelisk (which originally stood at Karnak) and was later taken to the Lateran Palace in Rome.
Temple of Philae
Philae temple dedicated to the goddess Isis of love and beauty. The temple complex was dismantled and relocated to nearby Agilkia Island as part of the UNESCO Nubian Campaign project, which protected this and other complexes prior to the completion of the Aswan High Dam in 1970.
At the end of the day, you will return to the cruise ship and spend the night.
In the morning, you are going to check-out your Nile Cruise and then you will be transferred in our modern car to the train station so that you catch your train towards Qena and upon your arrival, you will be transferred back to your hotel in Hurghada.
- Pick up services from Hurghada & return.
- Four-night accommodation at 5* Nile Cruise.
- All transfers by private air-conditioned vehicles.
- Private Egyptologist guide during your Nile cruise
- Mineral water on board the vehicle.
- Entrance fees for all Sightseeing mentioned
- All service charges and taxes.
- Train tickets from Aswan to Qena
- Any extras not mentioned in the program.
What to bring
- Comfortable shoes
- Sunblock & Sunglasses
- Warm clothes in winter
- Cotton clothes in summer
- Valid Passport for 6 months