Late afternoon pick up from your hotel in Cairo and transfer to the train station to take the overnight train to Aswan. Overnight on the train. (1st class seater train, approximately 14 hours train ride)
Arrive to Aswan in the morning and transfer to your 5* Nile Cruise boat for check in. After lunch you will be taken to visit Philae Temple and the famous Aswan High Dam. Overnight on board.
Free morning. Or take the optional tour to Abu Simbel: at 3.30 am pick up from the cruise andt ransfer to Abu Simbel. Visit the Temples of Abu Simbel: The Great Temple of Ramses the II and Temple of Hathor and admire the natural beauty of Lake Nasser. Then transfer back to Aswan. At lunch time cruise starts sailing.
Late afternoon arrive to Kom Ombo and visit Temple of Sobek. Overnight on board.
Early morning arrive to Edfu and visit Temple of Horus. The rest of the day is free on board, continue towards Luxor, overnight on board.
In the morning check out form the cruise and transfer to the hotel. In the afternoon visit Karnak Temple, a huge complex and a great example of worship. Then proceed to visit Luxor Temple. Free evening, overnight in the hotel.
In the morning visit the West Bank of Luxor: the Valley of the Kings and Medinat Habu. Then proceed to visit the unique Temple of Queen Hatshepsut and Colossi of Memnon.
In the evening transfer to the train station and catch the overnight train back to Cairo. (1st class seater train, approximately 10 hours train ride). Arrive back to Cairo next morning and transfer back to your hotel.