The Nile Experience
Day 1 Luxor
Arrival to Luxor, and you will be met by Kemetrav Tour Coordinator in Luxor Airport, who will assist you with all luggage, customs and visa formalities. You will be privately transferred in modern, air-conditioned vehicle to your cruise ship. Your Tour Coordinator will assist you with check-in procedures. Overnight Luxor.
Day 2 Luxor
This first morning, you will have an early breakfast aboard the ship and depart to visit the fascinating site of Karnak in the East bank of Luxor, a complex of monuments that was build over a thousand years by multiple pharaohs. After this visit, you will continue to visit the beautiful temple of Luxor built by Ramses II in the 12th century B.C. You will be back to the ship around noon time and lunch. Overnight Luxor.
Day 3 Luxor
Early wake up and breakfast. Today, is an early departure to visit the west bank of Luxor (Valley of the Kings, Hatshepsut temple and colossi of Memnon), an awesome site that comprises the graveyards and funeral temples of the greatest and most famous kings and queens in ancient Egypt. Back on board at noon for lunch, and Set sailing to Esna, crossing its lock and overnight.
Day 4 Edfu/Aswan
Early morning sailing to Edfu.
Breakfast and departure for visiting the temple of Edfu. The greatTemple of the god Horus, that dates back to 237 B.C, the time of Ptolemy III. After the visit, you will return back the ship for lunch. In the early afternoon, the ship will set sailing to Kom Ombo where you are going to visit the dual temple of Sobek and Horares. Back on board and sailing to Aswan for an overnight.
Day 5 Aswan
Morning at leisure with a chance for an optional trip to the magnificent temples of Abu Simbel, carved by Ramses the great for himself and his beloved wife Nefertari. After lunch, a relaxing felucca sailing trip. Back for tea time. Dinner on board and overnight Aswan.
Day 6 Aswan/Esna
Breakfast and visit the Aswan High Dam which is the largest rock-fill dam in the world, the work started in 1960 and was inaugurated in 1971. You will also visit the beautifully located temple of Isis that once stood upon the Philae island. Back on board for lunch. Sailing back to Esna for an overnight.
Day 7 Luxor.
Breakfast and day at leisure.
This evening, you will have a good chance to book an optional visit to the sound and light show at Karnak. Back for dinner and overnight Luxor.
Day 8 Luxor
Breakfast and transfer to Luxor International airport for your outward flight back home.