Aswan and Luxor with Nile Cruise 6 Days/ 5 Nights


Tour Itinerary

Day 1 - Train to Aswan

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)

Day 2 - Aswan

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.

Day 3 - Kom Ombo + Optional tour to Abu Simbel

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.

Day 4: Edfu

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.

Day:5 - Luxor East Bank

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.

Day 6- Luxor West Bank + Train to Cairo

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.

Tour Highlights

  • The sightseeing activities are organized in small groups
  • Upgrade to Sleeper Train (Cairo - Aswan and Luxor - Cairo): 140 USD/ person - based on 2 person sharing a cabin or 220 USD for single cabin. The upgrade includes dinner and breakfast on the train, excludes any beverages.
  • Optional Abu SImbel tour: 45 USD/ person
  • Hot Air Balloon ride in Luxor: 110 USD/ person
  • Felucca ride on the Nile in Luxor ( 2 hours sail): 25 USD/ person, or 35 USD for single
  • Guides in other languages are available on request.



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