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9 Nights River & Lake Cruise Classic Holiday

9 Nights River & Lake Cruise Classic Holiday


Trip Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive Luxor

Check in before Lunch. Embark your 5* Nile Cruise. Dinner & overnight in Luxor

Day 2: Luxor West Bank

In the Morning Visit The West Bank, Valley of The Kings, Colossi’s of Memnon and Hatshepsut Temple Then Sail to Edfu.

Day 3: Edfu & Kom Ombo

Visit Edfu Temple, Kom Ombo Temple. Sail to Aswan. Overnight at Aswan

Day 4: Aswan City Tours

Visit the High Dam, Unfinished Obelisk and Philae Temple.Felucca Ride to see The Botanical Garden and Agha Khan Mausoleum (FROM THE NILE NO ENTRY). Overnight in Aswan

Day 5: Lake Cruise

Check out Nile Cruise then Fly to Abu Simbel to emabrk the lake cruise

Day 6: Lake Cruise

Breakfast aboard the ship with free time at leisure. Lunch will be served while sailing to Kasr Ibrim. Upon arrival, a tour of the Citadel of Kasr Ibrim will be conducted from the ship’s sundeck, “entrance to is not permitted” . Dinner aboard the cruise and overnight stay.

Day 7: Lake Cruise

Sail to Amada. A.M. visit the Temples of Amada, Derr and the Tomb of Penout. Return to the ship for lunch while sailing to Wadi El Seboua. Upon arrival, discover the Temple of Dakka and the Temple of Meharakka. Dinner served aboard the cruise and overnight stay.

Day 8: Lake Cruise

Check out in Aswan, visit the Kalabsha Temple, Beit El Wali, and the Kiosk of Kertassi. Transfer to Luxor, dinner & overnight.

Day 9: Luxor East Bank

After breakfast, transfer to visit Karnak and Luxor temple. Overnight in Luxor.

Day 10: End of Program

Breakfast then transfer to Luxor airport for the international flight.

Trip includes

  • Meet and greet service at airports
  • All transfers by a private AC vehicle
  • One way Flight from Aswan to Abu Simbel
  • 4 nights on 5* Nile River cruise on full board
  • 3 nights on 5* Lake Nasser cruise on full board
  • 2 nights Luxor hotel with daily breakfast
  • Tours and shore excursions as per itinerary
  • English speaking Egyptologist guide
  • Entrance fees to the sights in the itinerary
  • All hotels and Nile cruise service charges and taxes
  • Bottled water during your trip

Itinerary Highlights

  • Abu Simbel Temples

    Abu Simbel, site of two temples built by the Egyptian king Ramses II, now located in Aswān, southern Egypt. It is generally considered the grandest and most beautiful of the temples commissioned during the reign of Rameses II, one of the most beautiful in Egypt and among the most interesting Pharaonic Temples.

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  • Amada Temple

    Amada Temple in Nubia, though small, contains some important historical inscriptions and is also significant as the oldest of the Lake Nasser temples. It was built on the orders of Tuthmosis III and his son, Amenhotep II during Egypt's New Kingdom 18th Dynasty.

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  • Aswan City

    Aswan is a city in the south of Egypt, the capital of the Aswan Governorate. Aswan is a busy market and tourist center located just north of the Aswan Dams on the east bank of the Nile at the first cataract. Aswan is Egypt's hottest driest inhabited city where you can enjoy the warm winter sun & relax at the same time.

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  • Qasr Ibrim

    Qasr Ibrim is an archaeological site in Lower Nubia. Kasr Ibrim was named after the ancient citadel on Lake Nasser. It is the only major archaeological site in Lower Nubia both prior to and after the Nile floods, it has remained a major site for archaeological investigations.

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  • Philae Temple

    One of the main sites visited by almost every tour to Egypt, Philae is actually a nonexistent island now buried beneath Lake Nasser and the previous site of an Ancient Egyptian temple complex in southern Egypt. It is believed to be the former center of worship to the goddess Isis during the Ptolemaic period of Ancient Egypt.

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  • Dakka Temple

    The temple of Dakka, dedicated to Thoth of the Sycamore Fig, was originally located about 100 kilometers south of the Aswan High Dam in what we refer to today as Nubia, though much of that ancient land is covered by Lake Nasser.

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  • High Dam

    To find a way to manage the water of the Nile so that Egyptians had just the right amount all the time so the solution of this problem was the dam. Tourists visiting Aswan come to marvel at the High Dam, which has become somewhat of a local attraction in its own right.

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  • Unfinished Obelisk

    The Unfinished Obelisk is one of the most popular sites in Aswan. Situated on the southern edge of the Northern quarry, provides insight into the stone working methods employed by ancient Egyptians. It is being promoted to attract more visitors to the Aswan offering unusual insights into ancient Egyptian stone working techniques

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  • Wadi El Seboua

    2 Egyptian temples were built here in the new kingdom: a temple for king Ramesses II which was moved to the new site several Kilometers to North West, the earlier temple of king Amenhotep III was left in its original location & is now covered by Lake Nasser.

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  • Luxor City

    Luxor is a city in Upper (southern) Egypt. Luxor has often been called the world's greatest open air museum, as indeed it is and much more. To say that the Luxor area is a major attraction for tourists in Egypt would be an understatement, it has been a tourist destination since the beginning of tourism.

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  • Esna Lock

    Esna is a city in Egypt. It is located on the west bank of the River Nile, about 33 miles south of Luxor, The town was formerly part of the modern Qena Governorate. Esna Greek name was Latopolis and here fish (lates) where thought to embody the goddess Neith, who was sacred to the area.

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  • Hatshepsut Temple

    Deir el-Bahri Temple Complex It is an incredible expression of the absolute power of a pharaoh, whether woman or man. It includes one of the most beautiful temples in Egypt, perhaps in the world due to its design & decorations. In the 7th century AD, it was named after a Coptic monastery, known as the “Northern monastery”.

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  • Karnak Temple

    It is part of the monumental city of Thebes. Although badly ruined, no site in Egypt is more impressive than Karnak. It is the largest Temple in World ! It contains a group of Temples (Great Temple of Amon Ra, Temple of Khonso, The Ipt Temple, Temple of Ptah, Temple of Montho & the Temple of God Osiris).

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  • Luxor East Bank

    In ancient times it was known as Waset and later Thebes under the Greeks. Homer is said to have described Luxor as the ‘City of the Hundred Gates’. Travel to Luxor and you will know why it is one of Egypt's great tourist attractions. Luxor is one of the world’s greatest cities is nothing less than an understatement.

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  • Luxor Temple

    Known in the New Kingdom period as Ipt-Rsyt, means the southern shrine. Amenhotep III built Luxor Temple. Many festivals were celebrated in Thebes (Waset in ancient Egyptian). The Temple of Luxor was the center of the most important one, the festival of Opet. It appears that the temple's purpose was for a suitable setting for the rituals of the festival.

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  • Luxor West Bank

    Luxor is one of the world’s greatest cities is nothing less than an understatement. The West Bank of Luxor in Egypt is even more of an archaeological paradise than the East Bank. It is much more than what we refer to as the Valley of the Kings, though many have called the whole of the area by that name.

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  • Kom Ombo Temple

    Kom Ombo is located in Upper Egypt on the east bank of the Nile. The origins of Kom Ombo are mysterious, perhaps still buried for future generations to discover. The Temple of Kom Ombo is an unusual double temple built during the Ptolemaic dynasty in the Egyptian town of Kom Ombo.

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  • Edfu Temple

    Edfu is an Egyptian city, located 60 Km to the north of Aswan, today it is an important center for sugar production and pottery. The most important monument in the city is the Temple of Horus, considered to be one of the most beautiful and preserved Temples in Egypt & the second largest after Karnak.

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  • Memnon Colossi

    One of the main attractions in Luxor West Bank on the road to the monument area, 2 gigantic statues known as the Colossi of Memnon belong to Pharaoh Amenhotep III. For 3,400 years they have sat in the Theban necropolis.

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  • Valley of Kings

    The Valley of the Kings is the major tourist attraction in Luxor. It is a valley in Egypt where for a period of nearly 500 years from the 16th to 11th century BC. In modern times it has become famous for the discovery of the tomb of Tutankhamun and it is one of the most famous archaeological sites in the world.

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  • Abydos Temple

    Abydos is one of the most ancient cities of Upper Egypt, also of the eight Upper Nome. Today, Abydos is notable for the memorial temple of Pharoah Seti I, the temple been built during the 19th Dynasty of Ancient Egypt. It contains an inscription known to the modern world as the Abydos King List.

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  • Dendra Temple

    The temple complex of Dendera is one of the best preserved complexes in Egypt. Located about 2.5 km south-east of Dendera, Egypt.The area was used as the sixth Nome of Upper Egypt, south of Abydos. Ancient Egyptian Iunet or Tantere, known to the Greeks as Tentyris, was the capital of the 6th Nome of Upper Egypt and a town of some importance.

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  • Nile River

    The Nile is a major north flowing river in northeastern Africa, generally regarded as the longest river in the world. In the ancient Egyptian language, the Nile is called "Great River". The Ancient Egyptians called the river Ar or Aur (black) because of the color of the sediment left after the river’s annual flood.

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Quick Travel Tips

  • Egypt is always safe country to visit with notable low crime rates
  • Tourist attractions are well secured and far from any unrest points
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