Economy Nile Cruise - EG319


Luxor to Aswan for 5 days / 4 Nights
 
or

 Aswan to Luxor for 4 Days / 3 Nights

 

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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 DAY CRUISE: Departs Monday, Tuesday Wednesday and Saturday.

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.

4 DAY CRUISE: Departs Friday only

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.

Including:

  • Full board

  •  Sightseeing as per itinerary

  • Station or airport transfers in Aswan and Luxor

2020 Price Per Person in USD:  

 Economy Nile Cruise - EG319
2020 USD Per Person DBL Cabin on Middle Deck DBL Cabin on Upper Deck
 4 Days / 3 Nights                     415                    457
 Single Supplement                     204                    204
 5 Days/ 4 Nights                     534                    591
 Single Supplement                     267                    267

  • A 10% Surcharge applies 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

Abu Simbel Option
Take a side trip to tour to the famous temple of Ramses II and Nefertari at Abu Simbel. This is one of the most magnificent temples and is also a feat of ancient and moderen engineering as the temple was relocated during construction of the High Dam.

  • Aswan - Abu Simbel by flight is 3 hours return or;

  • Aswan- AbuSimbel by private vehicle is 8 hours return

Abu Simbel Excursion
US $ Per Person - Excludes Entrance Fees Price
 Cairo - Abu Simbel - Cairo:  Flight + Transfers + Guide at Temples   595
 Aswan - Abu Simbel - Aswan (3 hrs.) Airplane Flight + Transfers + Guide at Temples  360
 Aswan - Abu Simbel - Aswan (8 hrs.) Private Auto + Transfers + Guide at Temples   188


Sleeper Train Rates
US $ Per Person DBL SGL
 1. Cairo - Luxor or Aswan:  Double Cabin + Breakfast + Dinner   135 165
 1. Luxor or Aswan - Cairo:  Double Cabin + Breakfast + Dinner   135 165
 Child Rate  105 0

 

Domestic Air Rates
US $ Per Person Price
 1. Cairo - Sharm El Sheik (or reverse) by Egypt Air  186
 2. Sharm El Sheik - Luxor by Egypt Air  186
 3. Cairo - Aswan (or reverse) by Egypt Air  206
 4. Cairo - Luxor (or Reverse)  206
5 Cairo - Abu Simbel - Cairo by Egypt Air 591

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