Economy Nile Cruise  #19


Luxor to Aswan for 5 days / 4 Nights
 
or

 Aswan to Luxor for 4 Days / 3 Nights

Prices Valis Until Nov 2019

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Economy Nile Cruises are only valid for a minimum of 2 passengers traveling together.
A private guide is provided in Luxor and Aswan only. The ship provides a guide for all other ports.
For cruises with private guides and modern ships, see the regular
3 night cruises from Aswan and 4 night cruises from Luxor

5 days Cruise departs Monday, Wednesday and Thursday

1st Day: Luxor
Morning embarkation before lunch. Visit the temple of Karnak, a series of temples built during different reins of pharaohs with the Avenue of the Sphinxes. View the impressive Avenue of the Sphinxes, then continue to Luxor temples on the East bank of the Nile. Lunch, dinner and overnight on board in Luxor.

2nd Day: Luxor / Esna / Edfu
Next is the West Bank to visit the Necropolis of Thebes with the Valley of the Kings with their richly decorated underground burial places as well as  the temple of Queen Hatshepust, and the Colossi of Memnon.  Each colossus, including the pedestal and the crown, is about 21m tall and represents King Amenhotep III seating on his throne, wearing the Memes, or royal headdress, Afternoon sail to Esna. Cross the lock. Sail to Edfu and overnight. The ship will moor at Edfu for overnight.

3rd Day: Edfu /Kom Ombo / Aswan
Morning visit of the temple of  Edfu. It dates to the Ptolemaic period and was dedicated to the worship of the god Hours represented as a falcon. It is one of the most beautiful Egyptian temples, distinguished by its huge splendid structure that blends Pharaonic and Greek architecture. Its grandeur competes with Luxor temples. It is the second largest temple after Karnak and it also houses the Nilometer and a huge monumental gateway entrance. Sail to Kom Ombo. p.m. Visit the double temples shared by the two Gods Sobek, the Crocodule dog of fertility and Hathor, the Goddess of Love and Joy. Sail to Aswan and overnight .

4th Day: Aswan
After breakfast visit of the High Dam and the temple of Philae.
After lunch  sail by  felucca (wooden boat) to see Elephantine Island and the view of the Agha Khan Mausoleum. Overnight in Aswan.

5th Day: Aswan
Morning disembarkation, transfer to the airport. Possibility for optional tour to the famous temples of Ramses II. and his favorite wife Nefertari at Abu Simbel. Side trip by flight is US$ 347 per person (3 hours) or by land ($167, 8 hours). Excursion to Abu Simbel has to be booked together with the cruise.

4 Day Cruise departs Friday, Sunday and Monday

1st Day: Aswan
a.m. Embarkation before lunch. p.m. Afternoon free at leisure. Overnight in Aswan.

2nd Day: Aswan / Kom Ombo / Edfu
a.m. Visit of the High Dam and the temple of Philae. Sail to Kom Ombo.
p.m. Visit the temple shared by the two Gods Sobek and Haroeris. Sail to Edfu and overnight.

3rd Day: Edfu / Esna / Luxor
a.m. Visit the temple of Horus in Edfu.
p.m. Sail to Esna. Cross the lock. Sail to Luxor and overnight.

4th Day: Luxor
a.m. Disembarkation after breakfast. Cross to the West bank, Visit the Necropolis of Thebes, Valley of the Kings, the temple of Queen Hatshepsut, and the Colossi of Memnon.

Price:
Economy Nile Cruise # 19
US $ Per Person DBL Cabin on Middle Deck DBL Cabin on Upper Deck
 4 Days / 3 Nights                           428                          471
 Single Supplement                           210                          210
 5 Days/ 4 Nights                           551                          609
 Single Supplement                           276                          276

 
Including:
Full board, sightseeing as per itinerary and station or airport transfers in Aswan and Luxor


Abu Simbel Excursions
US $ Per Person Price
 1. Cairo - Abu Simbel - Cairo:  Flight + Transfers + Guide at Temples (Excl. Entrance Fees)           573
 2. Aswan - Abu Simbel - Aswan (Egypt Air): Flight + Transfers + Guide at Temples (Excl. Entrance Fees)           347
 3. Aswan - Abu Simbel - Aswan (Charter if avail.): Flight + Transfers + Guide at Temples (Excl. Entrance Fees)           233
 4. Aswan - Abu Simbel - Aswan (Private Bus): A/C Bus + Transfers + Guide at Temples + Entrance Fees          167

 

Domestic Air Rates
US $ Per Person Price
 1. Cairo - Sharm El Sheik (or reverse) by Egypt Air          180
 2. Sharm El Sheik - Luxor by Egypt Air          180
 3. Cairo - Aswan (or reverse) by Egypt Air          200
 4. Cairo - Luxor (or Reverse)          200
5 Cairo - Abu Simbel - Cairo by Egypt Air         573

 

Sleeper Train Rates
US $ Per Person DBL SGL
 1. Cairo - Luxor or Aswan:  Double Cabin + Breakfast + Dinner           127         160
 1. Luxor or Aswan - Cairo:  Double Cabin + Breakfast + Dinner           127         160
 Child Rate          100             -  

- A 10% Surcharge for Easter, Christmas and New Year’s
- A New Year’s Eve Gala Dinner (mandatory) for 4 star ($75) and 5 star ($110) hotels and cruises
 

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