Tour overview

Join an extraordinary journey through the heart of ancient Egypt with Egypt Pharaoh Travel’s exclusive Nile Cruise. Prepare to be transported back in time as you sail along the majestic Nile River, from Aswan to Luxor, experiencing the wonders of this fascinating civilization like never before. Our innovative and unique itinerary has been carefully crafted to immerse you in the rich history, breathtaking landscapes, and captivating culture of Egypt. Let’s set sail and discover the treasures that await!

Included

  • Entrance Fees
  • Local Transportation
  • Accommodation
  • Tour Guide

Not Included

  • Personal Expenses
  • Guide Gratuity
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Day 1: Arrival in Aswan

Upon your arrival in Aswan, you will be greeted by our friendly and knowledgeable guide who will be your companion throughout the tour. The first stop on the tour is the high dam, a remarkable engineering marvel that has played a significant role in Egypt's modern history. This massive structure, constructed across the Nile River, has provided numerous benefits such as flood control, irrigation, and hydroelectric power generation.
Next, you will visit the breathtaking Philae Temple, which stands proudly on the island of Agilkia. This temple is dedicated to the goddess Isis and showcases stunning architecture and intricate hieroglyphs. As you explore the temple complex, your guide will share captivating stories and legends from ancient Egypt, bringing the history and significance of the site to life.
After the temple visit, your guide will accompany you to your luxurious floating boat, which will be your accommodation for the next few days. Settle into your comfortable cabin and marvel at the mesmerizing views of the Nile River. The gentle breeze and serene atmosphere create a truly enchanting experience.
In the evening, you will be treated to a delectable onboard dinner, allowing you to indulge in delicious cuisine while surrounded by the tranquil beauty of the Nile. Following dinner, you have the freedom to choose how you spend your time. You can either unwind and relax onboard, taking advantage of the amenities and comforts of the boat, or venture out to explore the vibrant city of Aswan at your own pace.

Day 2: Aswan Highlights

Start your day off with a delectable breakfast served on board the boat, setting the stage for an exciting adventure ahead. Our first stop will take us on a unique and unforgettable excursion to a Nubian village. This experience offers a rare opportunity to immerse yourself in the vibrant culture and traditions of the Nubian people.
Upon arrival at the village, you will be greeted by friendly locals who will warmly welcome you into their community. Interact with the residents and gain insights into their way of life, as they share stories and showcase their customs. The Nubian people have a rich heritage, and you'll have the chance to learn about their history, traditions, and artistic expressions.
Indulge your taste buds with traditional Nubian cuisine, which is known for its flavorful and aromatic dishes. Savor the unique flavors and spices that are characteristic of this region, and perhaps even learn some cooking techniques or recipes to take home with you.
As the afternoon unfolds, the boat will set sail towards Kom Ombo, a captivating destination along the Nile. Here, we will visit the remarkable Kom Ombo Temple, dedicated to both Horus, the falcon-headed god, and Sobek, the crocodile-headed god. The temple's dual design is a testament to its historical significance and religious practices during ancient times.
Explore the temple's beautifully preserved structures and admire the intricate reliefs adorning its walls. These reliefs depict various scenes from Egyptian mythology and provide insights into the rituals and beliefs of the past. Your guide will provide in-depth explanations, shedding light on the symbolism and stories behind the carvings.
After our visit to Kom Ombo, the boat will continue its journey, sailing towards Edfu, where we will spend the night.

Day 3: Edfu Temple & Luxor's East Bank

In the morning we'll explore the stunning Edfu Temple, dedicated to the falcon god Horus. This temple is one of the best-preserved in all of Egypt and provides a fascinating glimpse into the religious practices of ancient times.
Our Nile Cruise will start salling to Luxor, where our adventure continues with a visit to Luxor's East Bank, starting with the majestic Karnak Temple. Marvel at its towering columns, imposing statues, and awe-inspiring pylons as you walk through this vast religious complex.
We'll then make our way to the beautiful Luxor Temple, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Admire the grand entrance and explore the temple's inner sanctuaries, where ancient rituals were performed.

Day 4: Luxor's West Bank

Today, we'll arrive in Luxor, the legendary city of ancient Thebes. Our first stop is the West Bank, where we'll discover the Valley of the Kings. Explore the elaborate tombs of pharaohs, adorned with intricate paintings and hieroglyphs.
Next, we'll visit the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, a magnificent structure nestled against the cliffs. Learn about the life and reign of this remarkable female pharaoh as you admire the temple's grandeur.
In the afternoon, we'll explore the Colossi of Memnon, two colossal statues guarding the entrance to Amenhotep III's mortuary temple.
As our unforgettable journey nears its end, bid farewell to your floating home and our dedicated team as we transfer you to Luxor's airport or your next destination

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