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

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 Days
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Details :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    All Hotels in Aswan East Bank.
    Aswan Airport or Train Station.
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

The Beauty of Egypt Upper Nile Valley, is best appreciated from the deck of a Nile Cruise ship. Enjoy the riverside scenery and discover the ancient wonders of Egypt passing by pharaonic sites en route between Luxor and Aswan. Explore the highlights of the sightseeing in Luxor and Aswan, two stops in the way to visit the pharaonic sites of interest such as; Kom Ombo and Edfu Temples. Discover one of the most impressive temples in Egypt by visiting Abu Simbel 285 km south of Aswan. Experience the exciting trip of the Hot Air Balloon in Luxor. Have fun and enjoy plenty of night entertainments of the belly dancing show, galabiya party, Nubian show or disco and more in 4 days/3 nights Nile Cruise every Sunday/Monday/Wednesday or Friday from Aswan to Luxor. Full board, check in with lunch, check out with breakfast.
Note: Recommended Arrival time on the first day should be before 12:01 pm.
the tour ends in Luxor on the last day around 3:30 to 4:30 pm, so evening departure is recommended.

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Itinerary
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.
Note: If your arrival to Aswan is so early, so we will start the tour direct upon arrival as Cruise check in at 12:00.
Stop At: Aswan High Dam, Manteqet As Sad Al Aali, Aswan Egypt
Then, start your tour by visiting the High Dam; achieved in 1960 to protect Egypt from the flood and generate electric.
Duration: 45 minutes
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, Abu Simbel Egypt
Around 4:30, your guide will pick you up for Abu Simbel trip ( sharing a small group). Arrive around 8 am, 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, Nagoa Ash Shatb, Kom Ombo 81611 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, Adfo, 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(available to change) 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, 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.

Inclusions

  • 3x Breakfast
  • 3x Dinner
  • 3x Lunch
  • Accommodation included: 3 nights
  • 3 nights accommodation on 5 stars Nile Cruise on full board basis.
  • 35 to 45 minutes Hot Air Balloon Ride Over Luxor Sky
  • All transfers/Pick up&drop off by A/C.vehicle.
  • Professional English speaking Egyptology Tour guide.
  • Sharing a small group to Abu Simbel with English Speaking tour guide.

Exclusions

  • Any personal expenses like laundry etc.
  • Water or Drinks on the cruise.
  • Entrance Fees to all the mentioned sightseeing.
  • Tipping to Guide, Drivers, cruise crew etc.
  • Motorboat to Philae Temple.
  • Wifi on The cruise.
  • Entry/Admission - Aswan High Dam
  • 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

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

A current valid passport is required on the day of travel

Infants must sit on laps

Near public transportation

Stroller accessible

Wheelchair accessible

A child from 6 to 11 accompanied by one adult will be treated as an adult.

Children from 6 to 11 sharing with parents .(maximum 2 children in one room).

If your arrival to Aswan is so early,so we will start the tour direct upon arrival as Cruise check in at 12:00.

Prices are quoted in U.S dollars,per person per trip and valid,except during Christmas,New Year,Easter holidays.

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.

If the trip to Abu Simbel cancelled due to bad weather, you will be refunded with 30USD per person.

If the Hot Air Balloon trip cancelled due to bad weather, you will be refunded with 30USD per person.

Camera is not allowed on the balloon basket, you can only use your cellphone to take pictures.

A child less than 6 years is not allowed for the balloon trip.

Most travelers can participate

This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If its canceled because the minimum isnt met, youll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund

This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers

Traveler Reviews

  • 10-Feb-2020

    Excellent idea! Unique experience thanks to the help of Heba and her guidance. She made a BIG difference and it would definitely have not been the same without her. The cruise offered amazing accommodations and food. They all made trips our relatively short trip to Egypt perfect. We visited every single temple with our amazing tour guide Ahmed who knew every single detail and genuinely wanted us to learn. Great experience! Thanks Heba and Egypt Gifts travel agency!

  • 03-Jan-2020

    I was travelling with my parents, both 65, so I was careful while booking. I selected this package after going through the reviews on (about the trip and Heba).

    Heba was constantly in touch and ensured everything was convenient. It is not easy to coordinate to such great detail but Heba was excellent. I also took her help to plan my other excursions in and around Cairo / Giza. She helped us with everything.

    Coming to the tour -. Everything turned out to be exactly as mentioned in the "what to expect" section. Sometimes we got delayed due to trains running late and traffic. So we had to shift and juggle the sightseeing, but all got covered.

    Our guide was Mohammed. A smiling and energetic personality. had good knowledge and his English was extremely good.

    The boat Company (Flash Tours) - this is slightly tricky, I guess the boats are managed by different agency (This package managed by heba is organized by Egypt Gift Tours) The crew looked grumpy, people hardly smiled at us there, except a few young ones at the restaurant. rest .. very very grumpy people, but don;t worry, your interaction with them will be marginal and insignificant. They gave us a room which was at the back end of the ship so was smelling of smoke and was slightly stinky (i read someone else also mentioned in one of the reviews) but the moment I mentioned this to Heba she got it sorted. (In fact I later realized that we were given a different type of room from than what Heba had told me before we checked in. I should have checked and informed her at the beginning)

    we were also very happy with the boat itself - Serenity - I guess it was named. I could see that we had balconies and spacious rooms. Most of the boats we crossed during our cruise did not have balconies like ours. So that was super fun.

    all in all, a great experience, Aswan, Abu Simbel, Kom Ombo, Edfu, Luxor, all are fabulous places, Egypt was long in my check list and I am glad we got this trip done. The balloon ride was icing on the cake.

    many thanks to Heba for helping us with such a nice trip. We will highly recommend this package.

  • 13-Nov-2019

    It was a really nice time, the boat was very fancy nice food, nice staf, beautiful views especially from my window

    Heba, from Egypt Gift Tours was the best, helped me everytime I needed, being so kind and friendly :)
    All the guides were very kind also and knew a lot about egyptian history
    perfect
    I highlly reccomend

  • 08-Nov-2019

    Since I booked the cruise I got contacted by Heba Haggag from Egypt gift tours to make the entire stay and transportation as smooth as possible which is has been.
    And I want to say a big thanks to our guide Hani Soliman for making this trip incredible and sharing his knowledge about ancient Egypt. We got to see everything we wanted to see and and left with so much knowledge.

  • 07-Oct-2019

    Outstanding value for the Aussie Dollar. From Abu Simbal, Philae Temple, Kom Ombo, Edfu, Luxor and Karnak Temples, Valley of the Kings and Al-Dier Al-Bashari Temple to an absolutely fantastic hot air balloon over the west bank of the Nile. The Cruise Ship was comfortable with solidly delicious food and clean spacious cabins. The staff were friendly and keen to please. The tour guides were knowledgeable and timely without being pushy or overbearing. I don't think it would be possible to fit more into the itinerary without being too much. The Nile itself flows peacefully along green reed banks laced with palms - which is a welcome respite from the hussle and bussle of Egyptian markets and vendors. Egypt Gift Tours (Viator) seemed to do all that is possible to make this cruise package the highlight of our time in Egypt. Very highly recommended to tourists from any part of the world. Thankyou... 5 stars.

  • 03-Oct-2019

    Everything was extremely well organized and Heba and her team were very accommodating and helpful. They assisted me with an extremely last minute airport pick up. The guides were very polite and knowledgeable. The hot air Balloon team were like a formula 1 team getting us in to the balloon and being ready and our landing location to take us back to the hotel. The cruise was beautiful and the staff were very attentive and helpful. Everyone was friendly and I would definitely be back!