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5 Days Family Tour to Luxor and Aswan From Cairo By Flight

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Duration

5 Days

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

24 people

Languages

Armenian, English

Overview

Set off on an enthralling 5 Days Luxor and Aswan from Cairo where the Nile tells its ageless story and the sounds of past civilizations call in Egypt family tours. Our carefully chosen Egypt tours offers an absorbing experience that expertly mixes the pleasures of modern luxury with the attraction of historic sites.

Your odyssey begins in Luxor where the sun-kissed ruins of Karnak Temple stand as silent witnesses to Egypt’s illustrious past. Here, amidst towering columns and sacred halls you’ll feel the weight of history pressing against your senses. As the sun sets Luxor Temple emerges from the shadows its illuminated facade a testament to the enduring legacy of pharaonic splendor.

Go into the Valley of the Kings the next day where the peaceful tombs of the old kings murmur tales of excellence and death. In quiet passageways and decorated rooms you will catch an idea of the short-lived spirit of splendor kept for all time. The nearby Hatshepsut Temple a memorial to the enduring spirit of Egypt’s female pharaohs rises elegantly in shadow against the skyline of the desert.

After leaving from Luxor the trip continues southward like a scroll down the banks of the Nile. While the temple of Kom Ombo provide a window into Egypt’s split mythology the magnificent temple of Edfu stands as an offering to ancient workmanship and devotion.

As you arrive at Aswan the modern wonder of the High Dam serves as an example of human ingenuity and uses the power of the Nile to push Egypt’s development. The exquisite Temple of Philae is situated on the other side of the calm waters its sacred grounds seeming like a vision of past splendor.

The ultimate highlight of your Egypt luxury tours, however is waiting for you in Abu Simbel temple where huge carvings of Ramses II stand watch over the entryway to a temple cut out of live rock. You will be struck by the scale of history and the enduring attraction of Egypt’s past as you look in wonder at these towering structures.

Experience the best accommodations and services available for your journey ensuring a comfortable and relaxing experience every step of the way. Our Egypt vacation packages provide an unforgettable experience that will stay with you forever whether you’re looking for Egypt Classic tours.

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Itinerary

Day1: Flight from Cairo to Luxor

Our agent will pick you up at the hotel lobby and drive you to the Cairo airport so you can catch your flight to Luxor.
After landing at the airport in Luxor, proceed to your Egypt Nile cruise tours. Arrival prior to 12:00 PM. In the afternoon, you will explore the East Bank of Luxor, which includes the largest structures ever built in human history, the Karnak Temple Complex. The main structure is the temple dedicated to the god Amun Ra, which was once thought to be the home of God on Earth. Older structures from the middle kingdom are mentioned in some sources, but others go as far back as the third dynasty.
You will then go on to see the Temple of Luxor, which was finished by the renowned king Ramses II after it was constructed by one of the 12th dynasty's kings. Similar to Karnak, this temple was situated in the center of ancient Thebes and honored Amun Re, the principal deity. Once your day tour is over, you'll head back to your ship to relax and rejuvenate. The staff will run an Egyptian folkloric show at night. We'll have dinner and spend the night in Luxor.

Day2: Luxor West Bank

During the Nile cruise, breakfast. Next, you'll begin your enchanted journey through Thebes, the sacred land, by touring the wet bank of Luxor and the Valley of the Kings, which is home to the tombs of our ancestors and is thought to be the royal cemetery of the Theban kings and rulers of ancient Egypt.
You will then go on to see the Queen Hatshepsut Temple in Deir El Bahari. Because it was entirely carved out of the mountain, this temple is regarded as one of the most exquisite examples of ancient Egyptian architecture. You will visit King Amenhotep III's Colossi of Memnon at the conclusion of the tour. You will then head back to your ship to eat lunch. Afternoon: free for personal use. Dinner and spending the night on the ship.

Day3: Edfu - Kom Ombo

During the cruise, breakfast. The guide will then lead you on an enigmatic journey to the "land of secrets." The Temple of Horus in Edfu, which is regarded as one of the best preserved temples in Egypt, is the first stop on this guided tour presently taking place.
You'll return to your ship after that. While sailing to Kom Ombo, lunch will be provided on board.
You will then continue to explore the Temple of Kom Ombo in the afternoon. Here, the gods Sobek and Haroeris were once worshiped. Return to your ship and savor your lunch while taking in the magnificent scenery of the Nile River on the sundeck. The ancient Egyptian civilization was founded and flourished on its banks.
You will return to your ship after the tour, where you can relax and refuel. While sailing to the city of Aswan, dinner will be served on board. Arrive in Aswan late at night and stay the night.

Day4: Aswan Tours

You will have breakfast on board your ship. Later, you'll travel with your Egyptologist tour guide to explore the magnificent city of Aswan, which includes The High Dam built in 1960 AD to shield Egypt from the Nile flood built by Egyptian President Gamal Abdel Nasser.
Then, you will enjoy cruising the Nile River in a motorboat until you arrive at Agilika Island. There, you will pay a visit to the Temple of Philae, a Graeco-Roman structure honoring the goddess Isis, the mother of the god Horus.
At last, you will be taken to see The Unfinished Obelisk, a magnificent landmark in Aswan built of red granite and devoted to the god Amun Ra. You will return to your ship after your day tour is over. We'll have lunch on board. On board, there will be afternoon tea served. free at night for leisure. Overnight and dinner in Aswan.

Day5: Abu Simbel Tour

Departing to see the Abu Simbel Temples. Among the wonders of ancient Egyptian monuments is the enormous Temple of Abu Simbel, constructed by Ramses II (XIXth Dynasty) and recently spared from the waters of the Nile river. The enormous façade of each temple features carvings depicting the gods to whom it was dedicated.
The temples were constructed out of a cliff of sandstone. The little temple of the King's wife Nefertari, which honors the goddess Hathor, is located nearby and has also been spared. Returning to Aswan. Proceed to the airport to board your flight for your return to Cairo. You will be transported to your hotel upon your arrival in Cairo.

Included/Excluded

  • 4 nights on board the 5* Standard Nile Cruise
  • Plane, Nile River Cruise, Private air-conditioned vehicle
  • 4 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 4 dinners
  • Meet and greet service at airports and other points of embarkation and disembarkation
  • Domestic Flights: (Cairo / Luxor) and (Aswan / Cairo)
  • All transfers
  • All Nile Cruise excursions as mentioned in the 5 day Nile Cruise from Luxor to Aswan itinerary
  • Entrance fees to all sights
  • English speaking guide for all excursions
  • Bottled water during your tours
  • All service charges and taxes
  • International airfare
  • Entry visa to Egypt
  • Entrance fee for the Tomb of Tutankhamen at Valley of the Kings
  • Personal spending money
  • Optional activities
  • Tipping money

Tour Length

3 - 7 Days
5 Days

Group Size

2-10

Tour Type

Travel Packages

Location

Aswan
Luxor

Tour's Location

from $1.250,00

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