4-Days 3-Nights Cruise From Aswan To Luxor including Abu Simbel Hot Air Balloon
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. ItineraryDay 1: Arrival Transfer to the Nile Cruise&Aswan ToursPass By:
Aswan Railway Station, كورنيش النيل، أسوان مدينة اسوان ثاني اجمل مدن العالم ذي طابع فريد، Abu AR Rish Qebli, Aswan 2, Aswan Governorate 81511, 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 minutesStop 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
Accommodation included: overnight in AswanDay 2: Abu Simbel Temples&Navigation to Kom Ombo TempleStop 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. Listen to the history of the temples from your Egyptology tour guide who will explain everything from outside (no guiding inside). Enjoy visiting the temple for about 90 minutes and take some nice memorial photos, drive back to Aswan. Back to the Cruise around 1:30 pm, to have your lunch and start sailing heading to Kom Ombo city.
Duration: 8 hoursStop 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
Accommodation included: Overnight in Edfu.Day 3: Edfu Temple & Arrive Luxor(visit Luxor Temple)Stop At:
Temple of Horus, 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 hoursStop 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
Accommodation included: Overnight in Luxor.Day 4: Balloon Ride, Luxor Tour&departure transferStop 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 hoursStop 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 hoursStop 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 hourStop 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
No accommodation included on this day.
"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"
"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, and 15$USD per child. . ."
"If the Hot Air Balloon trip cancelled due to bad weather, you will be refunded with 30USD per person, and 15$USD per child. ."
"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."
"If you want to have your own room, then you need to book for a single person."
"If you are traveling in a group of 3 people, you will enjoy one triple room."
"If your traveling in a group and wanted to have your own room, then do a separate booking for a single person"
"The tour ends on the last day in Luxor city around 4 to 5 pm, so evening departure is recommended"
"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 tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers"
"Face masks required for travelers in public areas"
"Face masks required for guides in public areas"
"Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff"
"Social distancing enforced throughout experience"
"Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas"
"Gear/equipment sanitized between use"
"Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized"
"Guides required to regularly wash hands"
Duración: 4 Days
Lugar de comienzo:
Traveler pickup is offered
All Hotels in Aswan East Bank.
Aswan Airport or Train Station. Airports
Cancelaciones y devoluciones:
- Aswan Airport, Aswan Egypt
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.