Tour Itinerary: Luxor/Aswan
Day 1: Board the cruise before noon. Enjoy lunch then depart for a tour of the East Bank including the Temples of Karnak and Luxor. Afternoon tea, a cocktail reception and dinner with dancing afterward. Overnight Luxor. Includes: (L), (D).
Day 2: American buffet breakfast then visit the West Bank to see the Valley of the Kings, the Valley of the Queens, Medina Habo and the Colossi of Memnon. Sail to Esna with lunch en route. Enjoy an excellent video presentation on Upper Egypt. Afternoon tea, Black and White dinner and after dinner dancing. Overnight Esna. Includes: (B), (L), (D).
Day 3: Sail to Edfu with lunch en route. Visit the Temple of Horus in Edfu by horse drawn carriage. Sail to Kom Ombo with afternoon tea en route. Enjoy an Egyptian buffet dinner with a costume party (costumes furnished by the ship) afterward. Overnight Kom Ombo. Includes: (B), (L), (D).
Day 4: Sail to Aswan. Visit the High Dam, Old Dam, and The Unfinished Obelisk and Philae Temple. Afternoon Tea. Music & dancing. Overnight in Aswan. Includes: (B), (L), (D).
Day 5: Disembarkation after breakfast then visit the Botanical Garden by Felucca (native sailboat). Includes: (B), (L), (D).
Day 1: Board in the morning. Enjoy lunch then a felucca (native sailboat) will take you to visit the Botanical Gardens on Kitchener's Island and to see the Agha Khan mausoleum plus Elephantine Island. Return to the ship for afternoon tea and a cocktail reception before dinner. After dinner entertainment including dancing fills the evening. Overnight in Aswan. Includes: (L), (D).
Day 2: Visit the High Dam, the Old Dam, the Unfinished Obelisk and the Temple of Philae. Cruise to Kom Ombo where you will have lunch on board before visiting the Kom Ombo Temple. Cruise to Edfu, have afternoon tea and dinner is an Egyptian buffet. The evening features a Galabya and costume party (furnished by the ship at no charge). Overnight in Edfu. Includes: (B), (L), (D).
Day 3: Visit the Temple of Horus in Edfu. Cruise to Esna. A buffet lunch is served; the ship crosses the river locks and sails on to Luxor. En route you will enjoy a video presentation on Upper Egypt before having afternoon tea. Black tie dinner in the evening with after dinner dancing and entertainment. Overnight in Luxor. Includes: (B), (L), (D).
Day 4: Visit the West Bank's Necropolis of Thebes to see the Valley of the Kings and Queens, Medinet Habo and the Colossi of Memnon. Return for lunch and take the afternoon to relax. Tea and a La Carte dinner are on tap for the evening with after dinner dancing. Overnight in Luxor. Includes: (B), (L), (D).
Day 5: Breakfast and check out of your cabin. Your luggage will be held on board while you tour the Karnak and Luxor temples. Following the tour return to the ship for your luggage and disembark. Includes: (B).
The cruise includes the following visits:
- Aswan Tour: Visiting The High Dam and Philae Temple, unfinished obelisk, Botanical gardens, Kitchener and elephantine islands
- Luxor Tour: Visiting the East Bank, Karnak Temples and Luxor Temple.
- Luxor Tour: Visiting the West Bank, Valley of the Kings, Queen Hatshepsut Temple and the Colossi of Memnon and Madinet Habo
- Visits to Kom Ombo and Edfu Temples along the Nile.
Felucca boat outing to visit the Botanical Island, a trip to a Nubian village.
- Visit to Elephantine Island and the Tombs of the Nobles.
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