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4-Days 3-Nights Cruise From Aswan To Luxor including Abu Simbel&Hot Air Balloon

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Day 1: Arrival Transfer to the Nile Cruise&Aswan Tours

Pass By: Aswan Railway Station, Abu AR Rish Qebli, Qism Aswan, Aswan Governorate, Egypt
Egypt Gift Tours licensed tour guide will meet and assist you at Aswan Airport, railway station or hotel to be transferred by A/C van to your 5 star Nile Cruise to check in before lunch. Have lunch on board.

Pass By: High Dam, Aswan Egypt
Then, start your tour by visiting the High Dam; achieved in 1960 to protect Egypt from the flood and generate electric.

Stop At: Temple of Philae, Island of Agilika, Aswan Egypt
Proceed to visit the Graeco Roman Temple dedicated to goddess Isis using a small motorboat to get there. Later on, return back to your cruise for Dinner, folkloric show and Overnight.

Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: overnight in Aswan

Day 2: Abu Simbel Temples&Navigation to Kom Ombo Temple

Stop At: Abu Simbel Temple Complex, Abu Simbel Egypt
Around 4:30, your guide will pick you up for (sharing a group) Abu Simbel trip, to visit one of the most impressive places in Egypt; the rock-cut temples of Abu Simbel with their unique design built for King Ramesses 2nd. and his beloved Queen Nefertari. Back to the Cruise by noon to have your lunch and sailing heading to Kom Ombo city.

Duration: 8 hours

Stop At: Temple of Kom Ombo, Kom Ombo Egypt
Arrive at Kom Ombo city where to visit the dual temple of Sobek, the crocodile God and Horus, the falcon God. Back to the cruise and have dinner. Continue sailing to Edfu for overnight.
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight in Edfu.

Day 3: Edfu Temple & Arrive Luxor(visit Luxor Temple)

Stop At: Temple of Horus at Edfu, Edfu Egypt
After your breakfast, experience Horse Carriage ride with your tour guide to visit the temple of Horus at Edfu which is considered to be the most complete and the best preserved of all the Egyptian temples. Return to the cruise.Relax on deck watching the unique landscape and admire the beautiful scenery of the Nile river while sailing to Luxor. Cross Esna Lock. Lunch on board. Afternoon tea on sundeck.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Luxor Temple, Luxor 23512 Egypt
Late in the afternoon, arrive at your cruise dock, to be transferred to enjoy Luxor temple on the East bank of Luxor, where ancient Egyptian, Christian and Islamic features are exhibited. Dinner on board and belly dancing show. Overnight in Luxor.

Note: if your arrival at Luxor dock by 3:00 or 3:30 pm, then we have chance to visit both Karnak and Luxor Temples.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight in Luxor.

Day 4: Balloon Ride, Luxor Tour&departure transfer

Stop At: Colossi of Memnon, Thebes, Luxor Egypt
Begin around 5:00 am pick up for the incredible trip of 30 to 45 minutes Hot Air Balloon flight over the west bank of Luxor and enjoy an aerial view of the country's landscape and famous landmarks. Enjoy the sunrise illuminating the sky of the open air museum city(Luxor) over the great temples and mountains below.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Valley of the Kings, Luxor City, Luxor 85511 Egypt
Breakfast and check out to start your unforgettable day by driving to the West Bank to visit the Valley of the Kings, where the pharaohs from the New kingdom carved their tombs in the mountains aiming to hide their treasure and protect their mummies.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari, Kings Valley Rd Deir el-Bahari, Luxor 23512 Egypt
Then, to the Mortuary temple of the famous queen Hatshepsut at El Deir El Bahari, discover her beautiful temple and her attractive story with her nephew. End your tour in the West Bank by a photo stop in front of the gigantic statues of Memnon. Lunch time in a local restaurant (optional).

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Temple of Karnak, Luxor Egypt
Back to the East Bank to see the largest temple ever; Karnak Temple built through 2000 years, covering an area of about 63 acres. Have nice pics between its huge pillars and obelisks.
Finally, transfer to Luxor Hotel, Airport or Railway station.(around 3:00 to 4:00 pm).
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Meals included:
• Breakfast
No accommodation included on this day.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
All Hotels/Rental Apartments or villas in Aswan.
Aswan Airport/ Aswan Railway Station.
4 days
  • 3x Breakfast
  • 3x Dinner
  • 3x Lunch
  • Accommodation included: 3 nights
  • 3 nights accommodation on 5 stars Nile Cruise on full board basis.
  • Sharing a small group to Abu Simbel.
  • 35 to 45 minutes Hot Air Balloon Ride Over Luxor Sky
  • Professional English speaking Egyptology Tour guide.
  • All transfers/Pick up&drop off by A/C.vehicle.
  • Drinks(Beverages) during the meals.
  • Tipping to Guide,Drivers,cruise crew etc.
  • Any personal expenses like laundry etc.
  • Any optional Tours if required.
  • Entrance Fees to all the mentioned sightseeing.
  • Entry/Admission - Temple of Philae
  • Entry/Admission - Abu Simbel Temple Complex
  • Entry/Admission - Temple of Kom Ombo
  • Entry/Admission - Temple of Horus at Edfu
  • Entry/Admission - Luxor Temple
  • Entry/Admission - Valley of the Kings
  • Entry/Admission - Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari
  • Entry/Admission - Temple of Karnak
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Infant seats available
  • Children from 6 to 11 sharing with parents.
  • A child from 6 to 11 accompanied by one adult will be treated as an adult.
  • Prices are quoted in U.S dollars,per person per trip and valid,except during Christmas,New Year,Easter holidays.
  • If your arrival to Aswan is so early,so we will start the tour direct upon arrival as Cruise check in at 12:00.
  • Sometimes due to sailing conditions on the River Nile,Nile Cruises itineraries schedule and sailing time maybe updated.We assure that our clients will see all what is on their itineraries but maybe in different order.
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great tour! Very helpful tour guides, they arranged everything for us. Even though we didn't have wifi on the (super deluxe new!) cruise. They contacted us about pick up times through the staff of the cruise. Thanks again for the great experience

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I would give it a 10 star if I could. My wife and I took this cruise and it was awesome. Heba from the agency help us with everything we needed, from train tickets from Luxor to Giza and the transportation from the train station...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Mario B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Myself and two friends toured Egypt for 12 days in Sept 2019. We thoroughly enjoyed our experience. I couldn’t imagine exploring this country any other way than on a cruise. Food was good, staff were friendly. If you can ask for Hatem for your guide...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Jason G
EgyptGiftTours, Owner at Egypt Gift Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Our Valuable Customer, Thank you so much for your nice words and for taking the time to write us a review. We are so happy to know that you have great time and enjoyed your experience with us. We always keen to offer the...More

Reviewed 20 August 2019 via mobile

It was a precious experience! An awesome Nile view from our room, a lot of contents, for example, Felucca ride, sunset in the Nile’s, Nubian village(option), and so on...they were so exciting! Tour schedule was very great. And especially, our tour guide(Mr.Regab) was so kind...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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EgyptGiftTours, Owner at Egypt Gift Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 26 August 2019

Dear Our Valuable Guest, Thank you so much for your nice words and for taking the time to write us a review. It gives us pleasure to know that you have enjoyed your time with us. We always keen to offer our guests the best...More

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