Experience the magnificent Nile River, which is the heart of Egypt, on a 7-days Nile cruise from Hurghada. The Nile Cruise is a fascinating sightseeing trip from Luxor to Aswan, then to Cairo. Visit the most interesting monuments of Luxor, Valley of the Kings, Temple of Queen-Pharaoh Hatshepsut, Karnak Temple. After that, you will visit the main monuments of Aswan, the Phila temples on the island, the Aswan Dam, the Kom Ombo temple, the Edfu temple.
Highlights Nile Cruise:
- 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
Full description Nile Cruise:
Day 1 - Arrival from Hurghada - Check-in for the Nile cruise - Visiting the sights of Luxor.
Our representative will meet you upon arrival from Hurghada. We will then take you on the check-in cruise. Upon completion of registration, you will visit Karnak Temple, the world's largest religious complex of ancient buildings and the largest temple complex of Ancient Egypt. Next, you will have lunch. You will then travel to the west bank of the Nile to the city of the dead, where you will visit the Valley of the Kings. Next, you go to the funeral temple of the queen-pharaoh Hatshepsut, then at the end of your visit to the west bank, you will have a visit to the Colossi of Memnon. At the end of the day, you will have a check-in for your cruise to Luxor.
Day 2 - Depart for the Nile cruise from Luxor to Edfu via Esna lock.
At 12:30 the cruise departs south towards Edfu town. During the cruise, you will pass through the castle in the town of Esna. After crossing Esna Lock, you will travel to Edfu, where you will spend the night on a cruise.
Day 3 - Visit to Edfu Temple - Visit Kom Ombo Temple - Arrive in Aswan.
Early in the morning after breakfast, you will take a horse-drawn carriage ride through Edfu to the very Temple of Horus in Edfu, which is considered the second largest temple in Egypt after Karnak.
Another remains will be at almost 16.00 in the city of Kom Ombu, where you will go out to see the temple itself. Here we will make a shortstop, during the tour you will have time for a photo, and after that, we will continue to Aswan, where we will stop for 2 nights.
Day 4 - Free day.
Extra trips possible:
Day 5 - Visit the sights of Aswan.
The tour of Aswan will begin at 9:00 am with a visit to the largest ancient unfinished obelisk made of pink granite, located on the eastern bank of the Nile, a kilometer from the center of Aswan. Then you will visit the Aswan Dam - the pride of Egypt, the engineering structure is striking in its size. At the end - the temples of Phila on the island (the temple of Nectaneba I, Trajan's "Kiosk", the temple of the goddess Hathor and the monumental temple of the goddess Isis).
Day 6 - Return journey by motor ship from Aswan to Luxor.
The return trip by motor ship from Aswan to Luxor with a stop in the city of Kom Ombo (if you missed the visit to the Kom Ombo temple on the way to Aswan, then you will have the opportunity to visit it). Arrival in Luxor in the evening and free time onboard the ship.
Day 7 - Balloon flight
An amazing hot air balloon ride over the valleys of Luxor can be made early in the morning (surcharge). Next, Cruise on the Nile, then your return to Hurghada to your hotel.
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Tour organization upon request. Please contact us to arrange your booking.
- Meeting and assistance
- Full board accommodation aboard a luxury 5-star yacht
- All transfers by air-conditioned vehicle.
- Visiting Karnak and Luxor Temples and the West Bank
- Visiting the temples of Edfu and Kom Ombo
- Visit to Aswan Dam, unfinished obelisk and Philae Temple
- Bottled water during the tour
- Any additions not mentioned in the program
- Entrance to Tut Ankh Amun's tomb in the West Bank / Luxor
- Any additional tours
What to bring
- Comfortable shoes
- Sunblock & Sunglasses
- Warm clothes in winter
- Cotton clothes in summer
- Valid Passport for 6 months