Friday 15th April 2024
This marvelous 4 days MS Esplanade Nile Cruise Itinerary from Aswan to Luxor is one of the best Egypt tours, yet quite an enjoyable tour to Egypt in Easter. You will enjoy all the features and services with the highest quality of services and explore all that Luxor and Aswan have to offer with our Egypt travel packages. Your visits would include Karnak Temple, Luxor Temple, the Valley of the Kings, Philae Temple, and the High Dam.
Whether you will be arriving in Aswan by train or by plane, one of our tour managers will be waiting to meet you at the airport or the train station. Once they have given you a warm welcome during Egypt Easter tours, they will escort you to the area where you will be boarding the beautiful MS Esplanade cruise ship which is quite literally a floating hotel. Once you have boarded and checked in, you will have some time to settle in, and then you will be served your first onboard lunch. Enjoy your lunch, and then you will be disembarking and you will be taken to see the main attractions of Aswan Temple of Philae. Dedicated to the gods Osiris and Isis, the temple has some magnificent features including many pylons gigantic decorated stone capitals, and many other wonders. The whole complex was relocated after the construction of the High Dam to its current location at Agilkia Island.
Then move to visit of the day would be to the Unfinished Obelisk. This huge structure was left untouched after the Pharaohs of the New Kingdom deserted it because of a fault in the bottom of the obelisk. The visit to the Unfinished Obelisk would include an interesting explanation of the methods used by the Pharaohs to construct these huge obelisks and the reasons behind their building. Tonight, you will be sleeping on the water in Aswan.
Wake up to a delicious onboard breakfast, and then enjoy a wonderfully relaxing cruise to Kom Ombo. Spend the morning lounging around by the pool, At around midday, you will again be served a delicious onboard lunch, followed by some afternoon tea a little bit later in the day. Shortly after your afternoon tea, you will be taken to see the Kom Ombo temple to visit the Temple of Sobek and Haeroris. Famous for its crocodile god and the many marvelous stone carvings, the temple is never to miss while in Egypt.
Following your visit to Kom Ombo Temple, you will return to the Boat, and it will set sail for Edfu where you will enjoy another excursion, this time to see the ancient Horus Temple, which is also sometimes called Edfu Temple. Temple of Edfu, is among the best-preserved all over Egypt. Constructed over 20 centuries ago, the temple is featured with the cult of the god Horus and has many distinctive features and elements. On arrival back at your cruise ship, you will have a little bit of free time for yourself, and then it will be time for another excellent onboard dinner. You will spend this night of your luxury Nile cruise itinerary on the water at Edfu.
Morning breakfast. Then you will be leaving Edfu shortly after you have had your breakfast, and it will then sail towards Luxor, with lunch and afternoon tea being served along the way. On arrival at Luxor, you will be taken to see the Karnak Temple. This is the largest Pharaonic temple in the whole world and history. Although established in the Middle Kingdom, the Karnak took around 2,000 years to be completed. You enjoy exploring the huge columns of the Hypostyle Hall, the avenues of the sphinxes, the sacred lake, and many other features. You move on to the Luxor Temple, one of the finest ancient Egyptian structures of all time! This is where you view the huge colossi of Ramses II at the entrance, in addition to several other impressive sections.
The last day in the Nile cruise itinerary ends today, but not before you have been taken to Visit two of Egypt's most famous ancient attractions. Enjoy one last onboard breakfast, and then it will soon be time for you to check-out and disembark. After disembarkation, your first visit the Valley of the Kings, the most impressive royal necropolis of ancient Egypt. Established more than 3000 years ago, during the reign of the 18th dynasty, the tombs are quite remarkable with their colors and various decorations. Your next visit would be to the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, one of the most charming mortuary temples of all time. You will be exploring the terraces of the temple, admiring the statues of the queen disguised as a Pharaoh, in addition to the Punto section, the Chapel of Anubis, and the Chapel of Goddess Hathor. At the appropriate time, you will be driven in a clean and modern air-conditioned vehicle to the airport or the railway station, depending on what travel arrangements you have made. One thing is for certain.
Price quotes are in US dollars per person per trip all the Year Except over Christmas, New Year’s, and Easter holidays.
We are offering the minimum down payment of just 10% to secure your spaces on the tour including hotel room, cruise cabin, domestic flight ticket, and other travel services. The remaining balance can be paid up to four days prior to your arrival date or in cash upon arrival at the destination to your Representative.
In case you cancel your trip, the following of charges will be applied: