Sun Boat Cruise , 3 Nights Aswan - Luxor + Abu Simbel Excursion by FlightSun Boat Cruise , 3 Nights  Aswan - Luxor + Abu Simbel Excursion by Flight

Sun Boat Cruise , 3 Nights  Aswan - Luxor + Abu Simbel Excursion by Flight
 

Sun Boat Cruise , 3 Nights Aswan - Luxor + Abu Simbel Excursion by Flight

$ 1075

Sail the longest river in the world on one of the most luxurious Nile Cruises. From Luxor to Aswan visit the greatest and most important sights in the Egyptian History. From the breathtaking temples of Karnak and Luxor , famous Valley of the Kings to the awe-inspiring “holy of the holies” mortuary temple of Queen Hatshepsut in the ancient Thebes. Follow the river to the Ptolemaic temples of Edfu and Kom Ombo and the crown jewel – the magnificent island temple of Philae. The best of Egyptian History in the palm of your hand.


Includes:

  • Private airport transfers
  • All sightseeing as per cruise itinerary with sharing transportation during visits

Exclude:

  • For all-through private transfers with private Egyptologist additional charges will apply
Sun Boat Cruise , 3 Nights  Aswan - Luxor + Abu Simbel Excursion by Flight

Day 1

Check-in at noon time: Arrive on board the 5-star deluxe Nile cruise boat the Sanctuary Sun Boat III,
moored in a private dock in Aswan. On board, you will be welcomed by the reception staff, who will offer
you chilled fruit juice and assist you with your check-in.

Lunch: to be served on board
Unfinished Obelisk: Visit the Granite Quarries, which supplied the ancient Egyptians with most of the hard
stone used in pyramids and temples, and still hold a huge unfinished obelisk.
Afternoon tea: Enjoy your afternoon tea served in the lounge.
Cocktail Reception: Tonight you will be greeted by your Boat
Manager, who will introduce you to the boat staff and review onboard
facilities and your cruise program for the next few days.
Complimentary Egyptian wine and local beer will be served.
Dinner: Gourmet menu on board.
Overnight: On board in Aswan.

Check-in at noon time: Arrive on board the 5-star deluxe Nile cruise boat the Sanctuary Sun Boat III,
moored in a private dock in Aswan. On board, you will be welcomed by the reception staff, who will offer
you chilled fruit juice and assist you with your check-in.<...more


Sun Boat Cruise , 3 Nights  Aswan - Luxor + Abu Simbel Excursion by Flight

Day 2

Breakfast: Breakfast buffet on board.
Philae Temple: Take a short motorboat ride to the romantic and majestic Philae Temple on the Island of Agilika.

Cooking lesson: Egyptian cooking lesson will be presented on board while you cruise to Kom Ombo.
Lunch: Lunch on board, while you cruise to Kom Ombo.
Kom Ombo Temple: Dedicated to the crocodile-god Sobek, the temple stands at a bend in the Nile where in ancient times sacred crocodiles basked in the sun on the riverbank.
Afternoon Tea: Afternoon tea will be served while you cruise to Edfu.
Edfu Temple: This evening explore the largest and most completely preserved Pharaonic – albeit Greek-built – temple in Egypt, the extraordinary Temple of Horus.
Dinner: Tonight’s dinner on board will be an “Egyptian Night” costume party for all guests, with a chance to dress up in traditional Egyptian “galabeyas”. Dinner will be a lavish buffet of Egyptian specialties, followed by oriental music and dancing for everyone.
Overnight: On board in Esna

Breakfast: Breakfast buffet on board.
Philae Temple: Take a short motorboat ride to the romantic and majestic Philae Temple on the Island of Agilika.

Cooking lesson: Egyptian cooking lesson will be presented on board while you cr...more


Sun Boat Cruise , 3 Nights  Aswan - Luxor + Abu Simbel Excursion by Flight

Day 3

Breakfast: Breakfast buffet on board during sailing to Luxor.
Luxor Temple: Begin the morning with a tour of the East Bank of Luxor, starting with the strikingly graceful Temple of Luxor dedicated to the god Amun.
Karnak Temple: Proceed to the Temple of Karnak, built over more than a thousand years by generations of Pharaohs. The great “Hypostyle Hall” is an incredible forest of giant pillars, covering an area larger than the whole of Notre Dame Cathedral.
Lunch: Lunch on board.
Valley of the Kings & Queens: Visit the West Bank of Luxor to explore the Valley of the Kings, a vast City of the Dead where magnificent tombs were carved into the desert rocks, decorated richly, and filled with treasures for the afterlife by generations of Pharaohs. You will also have the chance to visit at least one tomb in the Valley of the Queens.

Hatshepsut Temple: Rising out of the desert plain in a series of terraces, the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut (Ancient Egypt’s only female Pharaoh) merges with the sheer limestone cliffs that surround it, as if nature herself had built this extraordinary monument.
Photo stop at Colossi of Memnon: On the way back to the river Nile, your road passes by the famed Colossi of Memnon, known in Ancient Greek times for their haunting voices at dawn.
Afternoon Tea: Return to your cruise for afternoon tea on board.
Dinner: Tonight’s farewell dinner will be a gala dinner (jacket required), with white-gloved waiters serving gourmet cuisine followed by a belly dancer, accompanied by a whirling dervish show.
Overnight: On board in Luxor.

Breakfast: Breakfast buffet on board during sailing to Luxor.
Luxor Temple: Begin the morning with a tour of the East Bank of Luxor, starting with the strikingly graceful Temple of Luxor dedicated to the god Amun.
Karnak Temple: Pro...more


Sun Boat Cruise , 3 Nights  Aswan - Luxor + Abu Simbel Excursion by Flight

Day 4

Breakfast buffet on board and check out at 8:00 AM.

BON VOYAGE!

PLEASE NOTE: ENTERTAINMENT & SAILING TIMES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE