Day 1 – Monday - Arrival at Luxor
Ancient Egypt Tours representative will meet and greet you at Luxor airport or train station and then you will be transferred by a private A/C vehicle to your Nile Cruise ship for embarkation in Luxor before Lunch.
Visit The Temple of Karnak and the Temple of Luxor. excursion to the Luxor Temple to see its courtyard and the granite statues of Ramses the Great Proceed by carriage or bus to Karnak, which is serious of temples built in different reigns. Starting by the Avenue of Sphinxes visit the Unfinished Propylon, the Hypostyle Hall with it's 134 gigantic columns, the Obelisks of Queen Hatshepsut and Tutomosis III, the temple of Amon adorned with lotus and papyrus designs, the Granite Scarbeus of Amenophis III and the Sacred Lake. Afternoon tea. Dinner on board and Belly Dance show.
Overnight aboard your Nile cruise in Aswan.
Meals: Lunch, Dinner.
Visits: Karnak & Luxor Temples.
Day 2: Tuesday - Luxor Sightseeing & Sailing to Esna
- Breakfast on Board then Tours The West Bank – the Valley of the Kings, Colossi of Memnon and The Temple of Queen Hatshepsut at El Deir El Bahari. Excursion to the Valley of Kings; visit the tombs of various Dynasties, The Temple of Deir El Bahari. On the return journey stop at the Colossi of Memnon which are two gigantic sitting statues representing Amenophis III facing the Nile. Then visit the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut. Lunch on board.Sail to Esna. Afternoon, Tea. Disco Party.
Overnight abroad your Nile Cruise in Edfu.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
Visits: Valley of the Kings, Temple of Queen Hatshepsut,
Colossi of Memnon
Day 3 - Wednesday - Sail to Edfu & Kom Ombo
Breakfast on board. Visit the Temple of Horus in Edfu. the second largest temple after Karnak. Which was known in Greco-Roman times as Apollonopolis Magna, The temple was dedicated to the falcon God Horus and was built during the Ptolemaic period.Sail to Kom Ombo. Lunch on board. Visit the Temple shared by the two Gods Sobek & Haroeris in Kom Ombo.standing on high grounds overlooking the Nile, the Temple of Sobek and Haroeris in Kom Ombo (also known simply as Kom Ombo Temple) dates from about 180 BC during the Ptolemaic era, with additions made into Roman times. The temple at Kom Ombo was also built at this time, under Ptolemy VI. Since this bend in the Nile was a favored spot for crocodiles to bask in the sun and threaten locals, it is natural that the temple would be dedicated to Sobek, the crocodile god. But it is unusual in having a double dedication: it also honors Haroeris, a form of the falcon-headed god Horus. The hypostyle halls were added under Ptolemy XIII (51-47 BC); the Roman emperor Trajan (53-117 AD) added the forecourt and outer enclosure walls
Afternoon Tea. Dinner on board & Galabya party
Overnight abroad your Nile Cruise in Kom Ombo
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Visits: Temple of Edfu, Temple of Kom Ombo.
Day 4 – Thursday - Sail to Aswan
Breakfast on board and Sail to Aswan arrival Aswan then visit to the High Dam, An engineering miracle was constructed between 1960 and 1970. It aimed to increase economic production by further regulating the annual river flooding and providing storage of water for agriculture, and later, to generate hydroelectricity. The dam has had a significant impact on the economy and culture of Egypt, and then move to the Unfinished Obelisk, This obelisk is believed to belong to Queen Hatshepsut, one of the rulers of the 18th dynasty and the royal wife of king Tuthmosis II. The unfinished obelisk is the largest known ancient obelisk, located in the northern region of the stone quarries of ancient Egypt in Aswan, Egypt. It is unknown which pharaoh created this structure. It is nearly one third larger than any ancient Egyptian obelisk ever erected. If finished it would have measured around 42 m and would have weighed nearly 1,200 tons. Then move to the beautiful located Temple of Philae on Isis Island and the Granite Quarries, which is dedicated to the goddesses Isis and Hathor. Dinner on board
Overnight abroad your Nile Cruise in Aswan.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
Visits: High Dam, Philae Temple, Unfinished Obelisk.
Day 5 – Friday - Disembarkatio
- Breakfast on board.
- Disembarkation after breakfast.
- Transfer to Hotel or Aswan Airport or railway station.