The Nile is an amazing African river, one of the longest rivers on the planet. Embark on an amazing river cruise along the Nile, along the banks of which are located the most famous architectural monuments of Ancient Egypt. The cruise takes place on a comfortable five-star liner with cozy cabins, restaurants, bars, and swimming pools.
Highlights Nile Cruise:
- Karnak temple
- Luxor temple at night
- Alley of kings
- Temple of Hatshepsut
- Colossi of Memnon
- Temple of Edfu
- Kom Ombo Temple
- High dam
- Unfinished obelisk
- Philae Temple
- Lunch at a restaurant overlooking the Nile
Full description Nile Cruise:
From Hurghada by bus you will go to Luxor (4 hours journey), where a sightseeing programme awaits you. First you will visit the Karnak Temple - one of the greatest buildings of the Ancient World. Then, after lunch at the restaurant, you will go by boat to the western bank of the Nile to the Valley of the Dead, where you will see the Colossi of Memnon, visit the Valley of the Kings - the centuries-old tomb of the pharaohs, see the burial temple of Queen Hatshepsut - the only woman of the pharaoh. Then accommodation on the boat, where dinner and disco await you.
During the cruise, you will enjoy the picturesque banks of the Nile, swim in the pool, and sunbathe. You will also be able to watch the passage of the ship through the locks near the city of Esna. Then, in the evening, a galabeya party awaits you, an Egyptian-themed party. To the fiery rhythms of Arabic music, you will take part in a small carnival.
Upon arrival in the city of Edfu, you will be taken to the main treasure of this place - the grandiose Temple of Horus, the best-preserved of the ancient temples of Egypt. After lunch on the ship, you will stop at Kom Ombo, where you will visit a unique temple dedicated to Horus - the sun god and Sobek - the crocodile god. Then return to the ship for dinner and folklore show.
Aswan, the final destination of the cruise, is one of the most beautiful cities in Egypt. Meanwhile, the hot sands of the Libyan Desert, green groves of gardens, and the blue Nile will not leave you indifferent. During the excursion in Aswan, you will see the unfinished obelisk and the Aswan Dam, from the observation deck of which a unique view of Lake Nasser opens. This concludes the cruise program.
After lunch - return by train to Luxor, and then by bus to Hurghada.
Check out our reviews and more activities He
- Pick up services from Hurghada & return
- Three nights' accommodation at 5 * Nile Cruise
- All transfers are in private air-conditioned vehicles
- Private Egyptologist guide on a Nile cruise
- Mineral water on board
- Entrance fees to all the sights mentioned
- All service charges and taxes
- 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