One Week Nile Cruise
Cruise from Luxor to Aswan, visiting iconic ancient Egyptian sites during a one week vacation. This classic journey has been the standard way of travelling across Egypt since the days pharaohs toured their empire. During day one and two, cruise boats are moored on the East Bank and and tour operators take you to see the Valley of the Kings, Hatshepsut’s Temple and the Colossi of Memnon on the West Bank. After the tour, a buffet is served on board while you cruise for Esna. During day three, you’ll visit the local market, the Temple of Edfu and enjoy the Galabiya Party while sailing to Aswan. During day four and five, you’ll visit major attractions such as the High Dam, Temple of Philae, the Unfinished Obelisk, Kitchener’s Island and Abu Simbel. During day six, cruise boats sail to Kom Ombo for a visit on your way back to Luxor. Day seven, you’ll get to explore all that Luxor has to offer, from hot air balloon rides, shop for souvenirs in a traditional bazaar, the Temple of Karnak, several museums to the Temple of Luxor. The last day is spent at your leisure- check for the possibility of seeing a sound and light show at Philae Temple or Abu Simbel There’s no better way to experience Ancient Egypt in one week.