Meet and transferred from Luxor airport to your cruise vessel, check into your cabin on board and freshen up for dinner, overnight stay in Luxor.
Early morning visit to the West Bank to the Valley of the Kings, Valley of the Queens, the Temple of Hatshepsut and the Colossi of Memnon. Lunch on board then afternoon at leisure or take one of the optional excursions available. Overnight in Luxor.
Relaxing day as the boat leaves Luxor and sails south to the Esna lock and beyond to Edfu. Lunch and dinner on board during the sailing. Overnight in Edfu.
Morning Visit to Edfu where you will visit the extraordinary Temple of Horus, the mythical son of Isis and Osiris. Here, according to myth, Horus avenged the murder of his father Osiris by defeating his father’s Brother Seth in combat. Lunch on board as the boat departs for Aswan. Overnight in Aswan.
Visit the High Dam – finished in 1971; it has ensured up to three harvests a year. The Unfinished Obelisk – still rooted to the bedrock of pink granite and the Temple of Isis on Philae Island. In the afternoon, Relax and enjoy a trip in a traditional felluca around Elephantine Island which will lead you to the Botanical Gardens on General Kitchener island given as a gift in 1890. Evening Show with the Nubian dance troop. Overnight in Aswan.
*Optional excursion to the ancient wonder of Abu Simbel by road or air. Morning at leisure for those not taking the Optional Abu Simbel trip, a chance to lie in the sun, or wonder around the busy city of Aswan. Lunch on board while the boat departs for Kom Ombo to visit the Temple of Sobek and Haroeris and then onto Edfu for the night.
Morning sail back towards Esna and visit the partly excavated Temple of Khnum at Esna. Dedicated to the ram- headed god Khnum, who was the patron god of the cataracts, who is said to have fashioned mankind from Nile clay on his potter’s wheel. Lunch on board and sail to Luxor. Afternoon, East Bank tour which combines a visit to Luxor Temple, originally joined to Karnak by an avenue of sphinxes and Karnak temple which covers a huge area and includes several temples, the largest being the Temple of Amun. Evening the famous Belly dance show on board. Overnight in Luxor.
Check out of your cabin 11.00 a.m. and leisure time in Luxor before your transfer to Luxor airport for the return flight home.
- Restaurant located on the lower deck - 160 seats
- Lounge Bar
- Panoramic Bar
- Evening music in lounge
- Swimming pool
- Jacuzzi on sun deck
- Reading area
- Internet connection
- Fitness facilities
- Sun deck with recreation area bar
- Laundry service
- Computerised in house operation
- Safe deposit boxes
- All Inclusive Nile cruise option available