4-Days Nile Cruise From Aswan To Luxor including Abu Simbel and Hot Air Balloon
Cruise the Nile River from Aswan to Luxor on a 5-star cruise that explores the ancient highlights of the Upper Nile. From the Temple of Philae to Kom Ombo Temple and the Valley of the Kings, discover royal tombs to temples. An included sunrise hot-air balloon flight above Luxor’s magnificent West Bank helps take in the scale of the ancient settlement, and onboard entertainment ensures a lively cruise. Discover one of the most impressive temples in Egypt by visiting Abu Simbel 285 km south of Aswan.ItineraryDay 1: Arrive To Aswan - Nile Cruise And Aswan Day TourPass By:
Aswan, Aswan, Aswan Governorate, Nile River Valley
Noor Egypt tour representative will pick you up from your hotel in Aswan, Aswan airport Or Railway station - Then Transfer to board your 5 stars Nile cruise before lunch - Lunch on board - Then visit the High Dam and Philae Temple. Dinner on board - Folkloric Show - Overnight in Aswan Meals: Lunch, Dinner Note: If your arrival to Aswan or Pick up time is so early ( Recommended ), so we will start the tour direct upon arrival since the cruise check-in time at 12:00 PM, and we don't want our guests waste their time waiting at the lobby for check-in and also to avoid the heat.Stop At:
Aswan High Dam, Manteqet As Sad Al Aali, Aswan Egypt
start your day tour by visiting the High Dam, achieved in 1960 to protect Egypt from the flood and generate electricity. Prepare yourself for a particularly overwhelming sightseeing experience, Aswan High Dam is truly impressive. The Dam is 3600 metres long, 980 metres thick at base and 111 metres tall (at its highest point). The water of Lake Nasser, the world's largest man-made lake, have amassed behind it. It provides irrigation water and electricity for the whole of Egypt. Located 13 km south of Aswan then drive to visit philae temple.
Duration: 1 hourStop At:
Temple of Philae, Island of Agilika, Aswan Egypt
Proceed to visit Philae Temple, the Greaco Roman temple dedicated to goddess Isis using a small motorboat to get there. This beautiful temple complex is one of the most picturesque in all of Egypt. It sits on Aglika Island just south of the old Aswan Dam.The temple was moved to its current location following the construction of the High Dam, which threatened to submerge it permanently. The careful reconstruction at the current site carefully completed, painstakingly preserving the original appearance and layout of the complex and even landscaping the island to match its former location. Philae rose to prominence during the Ptolomaic Dynasty as the center of the cult of the goddess Isis. This complex was actually one of the last remaining places where the ancient religion survived after the arrival of Christianity in Egypt, officially closing only in 551 AD. Early Christians then used the main temple on the island as a church. - Drive back to your Nile cruise and overnight in Aswan.
Duration: 2 hours
Accommodation included: over night on Nile cruise boardDay 2: Abu Simbel Temple & Kom Ombo Temple Stop At:
Abu Simbel Temple Complex, Abu Simbel, Abu Simbel Egypt
Around 5 am it is the pick up time for the most important temples in upper Egypt which is Abu Simbel temples.Back to Aswan around 1 pm where the cruise will start to sail towards Kom Ombo.Enjoy all the natural views all over the way.Have unique photos of both cultures Egyptian and Nubian.Stop at Kom Ombo to visit Kom Ombo temple.cruise will start over to sail towards Edfu.Amazing sailing.Over night cruise.
Duration: 10 hours
Accommodation included: over night on cruise boardDay 3: Edfu Temple & Luxor East Bank Stop At:
Temple of Horus, Adfo, Edfu Egypt
Enjoy your breakfast, Touch the culture and visit Edfu temple by horse and carriage.Sail over and enjoy the local villages views at the both sides of the Nile.Drink your Egyptian tea on cruise sun deck during sailing.Pass the famous Esna lock.Arrive Luxor at sun set time.It is great chance to be in Luxor to visit the famous local market and drink the famous upper Egyptian sugar cane juice.Overnight cruise
Duration: 5 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: 2 hours
Accommodation included: over night on cruise boardDay 4: Hot Air Balloon & West Bank Pass By:
Hot air balloon Luxor Take Off Site, طريق, Al Qarnah, Luxor, Luxor Governorate 85958, Egypt
Around 4:30 AM pick up for the incredible memorable trip of Hot Air Balloon ride over the west bank of Luxor and enjoy an aerial view of the city landscape and famous landmarks. Enjoy the sunrise illuminating the sky of the open air museum city (Luxor) over the great temples and mountains below ( 40 to 55 minutes ride ) - Check-out, With a breakfast BoxPass By:
Colossi of Memnon, Thebes, Luxor Egypt
After the Balloon ride you will have a photo stop by Colossi of Memnon, two magnificent twin statues image of pharaoh Amenhotep III and two smaller statues carved by his feet (one being his wife and the other his mother), stands graciously in the horizon of the magnificent Luxor horizons. The two statues, each measuring 60 feet tall, stands in the entrance of Amenhotep III’s mortuary temple. They are famously named by the name of Colossi of Memnon due to a phenomenon produced by one of the statues after an earthquake. Originally built in the Theban Necropolis in the west of the Nile River in the modern city of Luxor, the Colossi of Memnon, two colossal statues made of quartzite sandstone, which archaeologists believe was quarried at El-Gabal el-Ahmar, located near modern Cairo and then transported 420 miles overland to the ancient city of Thebes, remain after thousands of years. Then drive to Hatsheput temple.Stop At:
Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari, Kings Valley Rd Deir el-Bahari, Luxor 23512 Egypt
Visit The Queen Hatshepsut temple,discover her beautiful temple and her attractive story with her nephew. Rising out of the desert Plain, in a series of terraces, The temple of Hatshepsut Mergs with sheer limestone Cliffs of the eastern face of the Theban Mountain as if Nature herself had built this Extraordinary monument, Then drive to visit Kings Valley.
Duration: 2 hoursStop At:
Valley of the Kings, Luxor City, Luxor 85511 Egypt
Arrive to The Valley of the Kings, which called the great Place of the Truth, this valley Called now the valley of the Kings, It is a Majestic domain of the Pharaohs who once lay in great stone Sarcophagi, awaiting immortality, Glance around the complex and see the tombs and resting places of remarkable Egyptian kings such as Merneptah, Ramesses III, and Ramesses VI. Then transfer to Luxor railway station, Airport or your hotel in Luxor.
Duration: 3 hours
No accommodation included on this day.
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Near public transportation"
"Infants must sit on laps"
"Infant seats available"
"If the Hot Air Balloon trip cancelled due to bad weather, you will be refunded with 25USD per person."
"Most travelers can participate"
"We pick up all our guests from Aswan east bank hotels and available to pick up from west bank hotels with extra 10 us dollars per person"
"We drive all our guest to Luxor east bank hotels and available to drive them to Luxor west bank hotels with extra 10 us dollars per person"
"A child less than 6 years is not allowed for the balloon trip."
"If your traveling in a group and wanted to have your own room, then do a separate booking for a single person."
"Camera is not allowed on the balloon basket, you can only use your cellphone to take pictures."
"Prices are quoted in U.S dollars,per person per trip and valid,except during Christmas,New Year,Easter holidays."
"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 30 travelers"
"Face masks required for travelers in public areas"
"Face masks required for guides in public areas"
"Face masks provided for travelers"
"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"
"Regular temperature checks for staff"
"Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival"
"Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms"
"Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons"
Duración: 4 Days
Lugar de comienzo:
Traveler pickup is offered
we pick up all our guests from any hotels in Aswan,airport or train station
Cancelaciones y devoluciones:
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.