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Nile Adventure: Luxor and Aswan Highlights

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Product Code : AGORA812

The Nile Adventure: Luxor and Aswan Highlights tour offers an immersive journey through Egypt's iconic landmarks, blending history, culture, and natural beauty. Beginning in Luxor, travelers explore the monumental Karnak Temple Complex and the majestic Luxor Temple on the East Bank. The adventure continues to Luxor's West Bank, where the enchanting Valley of the Kings reveals the tombs of legendary pharaohs, including Tutankhamun's. A scenic Nile cruise then transports guests to Aswan, renowned for the relocated Philae Temple on Agilkia Island, dedicated to the goddess Isis. The tour encapsulates Egypt's grandeur, from ancient temples to breathtaking river landscapes.

Day 1: Luxor Arrival and East Bank Exploration

Upon your arrival in Luxor, you'll be met by your knowledgeable guide who will facilitate your transfer to the awaiting Nile cruise ship. After settling into your comfortable cabin, set out to explore the wonders of Luxor's East Bank. Your first stop is the Karnak Temple Complex, a vast and impressive site that stands as one of the world's largest temple complexes. Wander through its expansive halls, marvel at the towering obelisks, and stand in awe of the intricately carved statues. Following this, proceed to the Luxor Temple, a site renowned for its colossal statues of Ramses II and the elegant colonnades that line its precincts. As the day winds down, return to your cruise ship for a delightful dinner and a peaceful overnight stay.


Day 2: West Bank Excursion and Cruising to Aswan

After a refreshing breakfast onboard, your day begins with an exploration of Luxor's famed West Bank. The highlight here is the Valley of the Kings, an ancient burial ground where pharaohs like Tutankhamun were laid to rest. Delve into the beautifully decorated tombs, each telling its own story of power and legacy. Next on the itinerary is the Temple of Hatshepsut, an architectural marvel dedicated to Egypt's only female pharaoh. Its terraced construction against the backdrop of towering cliffs makes it a sight to behold. Before concluding your West Bank tour, make a stop at the Colossi of Memnon, two imposing statues representing Amenhotep III. In the afternoon, as you set sail towards Aswan, relax on the cruise ship's deck, soaking in the mesmerizing views of the Nile and the passing landscapes. Enjoy the ship's amenities, from the refreshing swimming pool to the sun deck perfect for lounging. Overnight aboard the cruise.


Day 3: Philae Temple and Departure from Aswan

As your cruise ship docks in Aswan, a city celebrated for its serene beauty and ancient allure, begin your day with a hearty breakfast. Your first stop is the Philae Temple, dedicated to the goddess Isis. Accessible by a short boat ride to Agilkia Island, this temple complex showcases exquisite carvings, elegant colonnades, and chambers that resonate with tales from ancient Egyptian mythology. Learn about its intriguing history, from its original location threatened by the High Dam to its meticulous relocation. After absorbing the temple's splendor, it's time to bid farewell to the Nile and its historic wonders as you depart from Aswan, carrying cherished memories of an unforgettable journey.

- Accommodation: Enjoy comfortable and well-appointed accommodations throughout the tour, including onboard a luxurious Nile cruise ship.

- Transportation: All transportation, including airport transfers and sightseeing transfers, will be provided in private vehicles.

- Guided Tours: Experience the expertise of professional guides who will accompany you throughout the tour, providing insightful commentary and information about the historical sites.

- Sightseeing: Explore the highlights of Luxor and Aswan, including visits to the Karnak Temple Complex, Luxor Temple, Valley of the Kings, Temple of Hatshepsut, and the Philae Temple.

- Nile Cruise: Embark on a scenic Nile River cruise, enjoying the stunning views, onboard amenities, and meals included during the cruise.

- Entrance Fees: All entrance fees to the mentioned historical sites and attractions are included in the tour package.

- Flights: International and domestic flights to and from Egypt are not included in the tour package.

- Visa Fees: Travelers are responsible for obtaining the necessary visas to enter Egypt.

- Meals: Meals not specifically mentioned in the itinerary will be at the traveler's own expense.

- Personal Expenses: Any personal expenses such as additional meals, drinks, souvenirs, and optional activities are not included.

- Travel Insurance: It is highly recommended to have travel insurance to cover any unforeseen circumstances or medical emergencies during the tour.

- Gratuities: Tips for guides, drivers, and other service providers are not included and are at the traveler's discretion.