Enjoy Nile Cruise 3 - Nights Aswan and Luxor with Tours & Balloon From Aswan
With Book Your Tour 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.
-Included meals and activities take care of logistics
-Enjoy personal service from Aswan arrival to Luxor departure
-Hot-air balloon experience goes beyond standard trip itineraries
-5-star accommodations mean a comfortable trip aboardItineraryDay 1: Pick Up From Aswan & Visit Temple Of Philae & Aswan High DamPass By:
Aswan, Aswan, Aswan Governorate, Nile River Valley
We will pick you up from any hotel in Aswan or Aswan Airport or Train StationStop At:
Temple of Philae, Island of Agilika, Aswan Egypt
Philae Island is an island in the middle of the Nile River and it is one of the strongest forts along the southern borders of Egypt, separating the Nile into two opposite canals in Aswan. . The name Philae or Velay refers to the Greek language which means (the beloved) or (the beloved). As for the Arabic name for it, it is the Anas of existence in relation to the myth of Anas found in the stories of One Thousand and One Nights. Egypt is in the south. And the worship group was devoted to the worship of the goddess Isis, but the island contained temples of Hathor, Amenhotep and other temples.
Duration: 2 hoursStop At:
Aswan High Dam, Manteqet As Sad Al Aali, Aswan Egypt
A water dam on the Nile River in southern Egypt, built during the reign of Gamal Abdel Nasser, and the Soviets helped build it. It helped a lot in the impact of the effects of the Nile. Used to generate electricity in Egypt. The length of the dam is 3600 meters, the width of the base is 980 meters, the width of the summit is 40 meters, and the height is 111 meters. The volume of the dam’s body is 43 million cubic meters of water per second. Construction of the dam began in 1960, with an estimated capacity of one billion dollars, a third of which was written off before the Soviet Union. 400 Soviet experts worked on building the dam and completed its construction in 1968. The last 12 generators were installed in 1970 and the dam was officially opened in 1971.
Duration: 2 hours
Accommodation included: Accommodation at 5 Stars Nile Cruise BoatDay 2: Abu Simbel Temples ( Optional ) & Sailing To Temple Of Kom OmboStop At:
Abu Simbel Temple Complex, Abu Simbel, Abu Simbel Egypt
Abu Simbel is an archaeological site located on the west bank of Lake Nasser, about 290 km southwest of Aswan. It is one of the "monuments of Nubia" listed on the UNESCO World Heritage List. And that starts from the direction of the flow of the river from Abu Simbel to Philae (near Aswan).
The twin temples were originally carved from the mountains during the reign of King Ramses II in the thirteenth century BC, as a permanent monument to him and Queen Nefertari, to commemorate his victory in the Battle of Kadesh. However, in 1960 the facility complex was completely moved to another location, on an artificial hill made of a dome structure, and over the Aswan High Dam reservoir.
It was necessary to relocate the temples to avoid them being submerged during the construction of Lake Nasser.
Duration: 7 hoursStop At:
Temple of Kom Ombo, Nagoa Ash Shatb, Kom Ombo 81611 Egypt
The Kom Ombo Temple is located in Kom Ombo in the Aswan Governorate, southern Egypt. The temple was established during the reign of Ptolemy VI to worship the gods Sobek and Horus. The temple area has recently been restored and renewed. This temple was established during the reign of Ptolemy VI Philomator, but its decoration was only completed in the Roman era during the time of Emperor Tiberius, and we see in this temple also the same features that we find in other Ptolemaic Egyptian temples in terms of design, architecture and decoration. However, this temple has a special feature that resulted in local worship in the place, where people worshiped two local deities, namely Sobek and Horus with the head of a falcon, and despite the difference between these two deities in origin and character, they lived side by side for long centuries without mixing or pairing us Together
Duration: 2 hours
Accommodation included: Accommodation at 5 Stars Nile Cruise Boat Day 3: Temple Of Edfu & Continue Sailing To Luxor To Visit Luxor Temple Stop At:
Temple of Horus, Adfo, Edfu Egypt
The Temple of Edfu is an Egyptian temple located on the west bank of the Nile in Edfu, Upper Egypt. The city was known in the Hellenistic period in Koinē Greek: Ἀπόλλωνος πόλις and in Latin as Apollonopolis Magna, after the chief god Horus, who was identified as Apollo under the interpretatio graeca. It is one of the best preserved shrines in Egypt. The temple was built in the Ptolemaic Kingdom between 237 and 57 BC. The inscriptions on its walls provide important information on language, myth and religion during the Hellenistic period in Egypt. In particular, the Temple's inscribed building texts "provide details [both] of its construction, and also preserve information about the mythical interpretation of this and all other temples as the Island of Creation." There are also "important scenes and inscriptions of the Sacred Drama which related the age-old conflict between Horus and Seth." They are translated by the German Edfu-Project
Duration: 2 hoursStop At:
Luxor Temple, Luxor 23512 Egypt
The Luxor Temple is a large complex of ancient Egyptian temples located on the eastern bank of the Nile River in the city of Luxor today known as (Thebes ancient). Founded in 1400 BC. The Luxor Temple was built to worship Amun-Ra, his wife Mut, and their son Khonsu. They are the gods, which are also called the Theban Triad (Theban Triad). Luxor Temple was built during the reign of the kings of the Eighteenth Dynasty and the Nineteenth Dynasty. The most important buildings in the temple are those that were built by Kings Amenhotep III (1397-1360 BC) and Ramses II (1290-1223 BC) (who added to the temple the open courtyard, the edifice, and the obelisks). Also, King Thutmose III (1490-1436 BC) set up shrines for visitors of the holy Theban Triad.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Accommodation included: Accommodation at 5 Stars Nile Cruise Boat Day 4: Visiting Kings Valley, Hatshbsut Temple, Colossi Of Memnon, Temple Of KarnakStop At:
Valley of the Kings, Luxor City, Luxor 85511 Egypt
The Valley of the Kings, also known as "The Valley of the Kings", is a valley in Egypt that was used for 500 years during the period between the sixteenth and eleventh centuries BC to construct tombs for the pharaohs and nobles of the modern state extending during the eighteenth dynasties to the twentieth dynasty in ancient Egypt. The valley on the west bank of the Nile River facing Thebes (Luxor now) in the heart of the ancient funerary city of Thebes. The Valley of the Kings is divided into two valleys; The Eastern Valley (where most of the royal tombs are located) and the Western Valley. And with the discovery of the last burial chamber in 2006, known as (Cemetery 63), in addition to the discovery of two other entrances to the same chamber during 2008.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutesStop At:
Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari, Kings Valley Rd Deir el-Bahari, Luxor 23512 Egypt
The Temple of Hatshepsut or the mortuary temple of Hatshepsut is a temple from the Eighteenth Dynasty of Egypt, and the best remaining temples were built about 3500 years ago in Deir el-Bahari, Egypt. It was built by Queen Hatshepsut on the west bank of the Nile opposite to Thebes (the capital of ancient Egypt and the seat of the Amun worship) (Luxor today). The Temple of Hatshepsut is distinguished by its unique architectural design, in comparison to the Egyptian temples that were built on the eastern bank of the Nile at Thebes. The temple consists of three successive floors with open terraces. The temple was built of limestone, and in front of the second floor columns were erected limestone statues of the god Osiris and Queen Hatshepsut in a beautiful distribution. Originally, those statues were colored, and now only some monuments remain of the colors, and some statues are in very good condition, indicating the elegance and beauty of the temple's design.
Duration: 1 hourStop At:
Colossi of Memnon, Thebes, Luxor Egypt
Colossus of Memnon, known locally as (Al-Kulsat or Salamat), is two huge statues, built around the year 1350 BC, which are all that remains of a temple built in memory of Pharaoh Amenhotep III, who ruled Egypt during the eighteenth dynasty, located in the funeral city of Thebes Located west of the Nile in the present-day city of Luxor, the two identical statues depict Amenhotep III (14th century BC) seated, hands spread on his knees and looking eastward (in fact toward the southeast in modern directions) toward the river. Two short figures are carved on the front of the throne, along with his legs: his wife Tiye and his mother Death M and Ya. The side panels depict the Nile god Habi.
The statues were made from blocks of quartzite sandstone that were quarried from Jabal al-Ahmar (near present-day Cairo) and transported 675 km (420 mi) overland to Thebes (Luxor).
Duration: 30 minutesStop At:
Temple of Karnak, Karnak, Luxor Egypt
Karnak, or the Karnak Temple Complex, which is known as the Karnak Temple, is a group of temples, buildings and columns, where the expansion and construction processes continued since the Pharaonic era, specifically the kings of the Middle Kingdom, until the Roman era in Luxor in Egypt on the eastern coast. The temple was built for the divine triad Amun (Amun Ra in the modern era), his wife the goddess Mut and their son the god Khonsu; And each of them has a temple belonging to the Karnak Temples Complex. The temple was named with this name in relation to the city of Karnak, and it is a modern name that is distorted from the Arabic word Khurang, meaning the fortified village, which was given to many temples in the area during this period. While the temple was known in the beginning as "Bar Amun", meaning the temple of Amun or Betamun, and during the Middle Kingdom it was called the name Ibt Sut, which means the most chosen of places (sometimes translated as the chosen spot)
Duration: 2 hours
No accommodation included on this day.
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Near public transportation"
"Infant seats available"
"Transportation is wheelchair accessible"
"Surfaces are wheelchair accessible"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
"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"
Duração: 4 Days
Ponto de partida:
Traveler pickup is offered
We pickup all travelers from any hotel or airport in Aswan Airports
Cancelamentos e reembolsos:
- Aswan Airport, Aswan Egypt
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.