Nile Adventure: Luxor and Aswan Highlights
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Product Code : AGORA812
Embark on a captivating 3-day private tour along the Nile River, exploring the magnificent temples of Luxor and Aswan. Discover the grandeur of ancient Egyptian civilization as you visit the Karnak Temple Complex, Luxor Temple, Valley of the Kings, Temple of Hatshepsut, and the Philae Temple. Cruise in comfort and style aboard a luxurious Nile cruise ship, enjoying the scenic views and onboard amenities. Immerse yourself in the rich history and enchanting beauty of Egypt's iconic Nile River.
Day 1: Luxor Arrival and East Bank Exploration
Upon your arrival in Luxor, you will be greeted by your guide and transferred to your Nile cruise ship. After settling in, embark on a guided tour of Luxor's East Bank. Visit the magnificent Karnak Temple Complex, one of the largest temple complexes in the world. Explore its vast halls, obelisks, and statues, marveling at the grandeur of ancient Egyptian architecture. Continue to the Luxor Temple, known for its colossal statues and beautiful colonnades. After the tour, return to your cruise ship for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 2: West Bank Excursion and Cruising to Aswan
Start your day with breakfast on board the cruise ship before heading to Luxor's West Bank. Visit the Valley of the Kings, where you can explore the elaborately decorated tombs of pharaohs, including the famous tomb of Tutankhamun. Continue to the Temple of Hatshepsut, a remarkable mortuary temple dedicated to the only female pharaoh of ancient Egypt. Lastly, visit the Colossi of Memnon, two massive stone statues that once guarded the entrance to a pharaoh's memorial temple.
In the afternoon, set sail on a scenic cruise along the Nile River towards Aswan. Relax on the deck of the cruise ship and enjoy the breathtaking views of the river and the surrounding landscapes. Take advantage of the onboard amenities, such as a swimming pool, sun deck, and entertainment options. Overnight on the cruise ship.
Day 3: Philae Temple and Departure from Aswan
Arrive in Aswan, a city known for its picturesque setting and ancient monuments. After breakfast, visit the Philae Temple, dedicated to the goddess Isis. This beautiful temple complex was relocated to its current location on Agilkia Island after the construction of the High Dam. Explore the intricately carved structures and learn about the temple's fascinating history.
- 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.