Luxor to Aswan Cruise & Cairo Tour

$499.50

Includes: 

-transfer from Marsa Alam to Sonesta Moon Goddess Nile Cruise Boat 

- Sonesta Moon Goddess Nile Cruise (described below) Luxor to Aswan 

-Luxor Tour/Edfu/Kom Ombu 

-entry to all sights listed below 

-Flight from Aswan to Cairo 

-transfer to hotel 

-3 nights at hotel w/breakfast 

-Cairo Tour-2 days (lots of sites plus the rarely visited Memphis and Sakkara pyramids—see below for more details) 

-entry costs to all the sights listed below 

-transfer to airport 

You will visit the Valley of the Kings where you will have the chance to explore three tombs of the ancient Pharaohs. You will then visit the nearby Valley of the Queens and also the recently renovated mortuary temple of Queen Hatshepsut. Hatshepsut was the second pharaoh of the eighteenth dynasty of Ancient Egypt. The tour also includes a visit to the huge Colossi of Memnon which is all that remain of the mortuary temple of Amenhotep III.

Enjoy a tour to explore the East Bank of Luxor. You will explore the Temples of Karnak with your Egyptologist guide. Walk along the Avenue of Sphinx to enter the complex as your guide explains how the massive facade was constructed. Continue to Luxor Temple which was once joined to the Temples of Karnak by a two-kilometer long Avenue of Sphinx, a portion of which marks the entrance to the temple. Your guide will offer interpretation and guide you through the most important parts of the temples.

 

What’s included:

-transfer from Marsa Alam to Sonesta Moon Goddess Nile Cruise Boat

- Sonesta Moon Goddess Nile Cruise (described below) Luxor to Aswan

-Luxor Tour (2 days)/Edfu/Kom Ombu/Aswan tour

-entry to all sights listed below in Cruise itinerary

-transfer to airport in Aswan

-Flight from Aswan to Cairo

-transfer to hotel

-3 nights at hotel w/breakfast

-Cairo Tour-2 days, entry costs to all the sights listed below

-transfer to airport home 

Itinerary:

Sept. 14

6 am:  Marsa Alam – we are all getting picked up and transported to Luxor.  (the group is doing Luxor tour- so we’ll be transferring with you)

                           -arrive in Luxor- you all check into the Sonesta Moon Goddess boat

              (the group will check into the Sonesta Nile Hotel)  - Your boat will be docked right near the hotel. 

  Embarkation before Lunch Sat. Sept 14

- Lunch on board
- Visit Karnak Temple & Luxor Temple

- Afternoon Tea
- Belly Dance Show
- Dinner on board
- Disco
- Overnight in Luxor
Meals: Lunch, Dinner

Day 2: Sunday

- Breakfast on Board  
- West Bank visit: Valley of the Kings & Hapshetput Temple
- Sail to Edfu
- Lunch on Board
- Afternoon Tea
- Captain's Welcome Cocktail
- Dinner on board
- Disco
- Overnight in Edfu
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3: Monday

- Wake-up Call
- Breakfast on board  
- Visit Edfu Temple
- Sail to Kom Ombo
- Lunch on board
- Vist Kom Ombo
- Sail to Aswan
- Afternoon Tea
- Dinner on board
- Galabia Party—this is an Egyptian Toga Party
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4: Tuesday

- Breakfast on board
- Disembarkation at 08:00 am
- Visit the High Dam the Granite Quarries and the Temple of Philae

- Transfer to Aswan Airport
Meals: Breakfast

 Sept. 17 Fly to Cairo

 Transfer to hotel Le Meridien Pyramids - relax

  • Sept 18:    Giza Pyramids, Memphis and Sakkara tour & Egyptian museum
  • Sept 19:  Citadel, Old Cairo and Khan Khalili Bazaar
  • Sept 20:  Early morning check out and transfer to airport