5 days Nile Cruise tour from Marsa Alam

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Enjoy 5 days Nile Cruise tour from Marsa Alam, explore the ancient history of Upper Egypt in Luxor and Aswan starting with the famous sites in Luxor including Karnak Temple and Luxor Temple and the West Bank Valley of the Kings and Valley of the Queens and Colossi Of Memnon $ Abu Simbel.

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 Day 01 -Marsa Alam Luxor:

Pick up from your Hotel in Marsa Alam and drive to Luxor. Embarkation& Lunch on board of the Nile Cruise, proceed with the Visits to the Eastbank of the Nile Including

Karnak temple:
Karnak is more than A temple, is a spectacular Complex of Sanctuaries, Kiosks, Pylons and Obelisks, All dedicated to the Theban gods and to the Greater Glory of Egypt`s Pharaohs, Karnak was the Most Important place for the worship of the Theban Triad(Amun, Mut, and Khonso) 

Luxor Temple:
Largely built by the New Kingdom Pharaoh Amenhotep the Third and Completed by King Tutankhamon and the Great King Ramses the second, The First pylon was raised by Ramses the second and Decorated  with His Military Battle of Kadesh
Dinner &Overnight on board of the Cruise in Luxor

 

Day 2: Valley of the Kings

Breakfast on the board on the Nile cruise, Breakfast on the Nile Cruise, Visit the west bank of the Nile Including:

The valley of the Kings
Once  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, The isolated valley behind Deir el Bahri is dominated by the Pyramid-Shaped Mountain Peak

The colossi of Memnon:
Massive  pair statues Know as the  Colossi of Memnon, Rising about 18 M from the plain, They are the remains of what once the largest  complex on the west bank, Built by Amenhotep the Third

The Queen Hatshepsut temple
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.

13:00 sail to Esna lock& lunch will be during the sail
18:00 arrive, Esna Lock, Sail to Edfu& Dinner
Overnight o board of the Cruise in Edfu

 

Day 3- amazing day sailing

Breakfast on board the Cruise
07:00 Visit the temple of Edfu

Edfu temple

Upper Egyptian site dominated by a large well -Preserved temple, dedicated to the hawk-God Horus, The Construction of Ptolemaic temple of Horus, which was founded on the site of a much earlier temple, dated to the period between the reigns of Ptolemy the Third(246 B.c),The descriptions on the walls include the Myth of contending of Horus and Seth(Probably performed annually as a religious Drama.

09:30 Sail to Kom combo
12:30 lunch on board of the Nile cruise during the sail
15:30 arrive Kom Ombo, visit the temple of Kom Ombo

Kom Ombo temple

The temple and the associated settlement site located 40 K.m north of Aswan, the temple was dedicated to the deities Sobek and Horus  and date mainly to the Ptolemaic and Roman period(332 B.b -395 A.c)

17:30 Continue sailing to Aswan, Dinner will be during the sail
21:00 arrive Aswan and overnight on board the Cruise

 

Day  4: Abu Simbel

Breakfast on board the cruise.

Abu Simbel temples
The two temples of Ramses the second and the Queen Nefertari were carved out of the Mountain on the west bank of the Nile between 1274 and 1244 B.c, The Great Temple was dedicated to Ramses the second, Ra-Harakhty, Amun Ra and Ptah, with 4 Colossal statues, The second temple was dedicated to The Queen Nefertari and Goddess Hathor, the two temples were dismantled stone by stone and rebuilt on higher ground, The preservation of the two temples of Abu Simbel must Rank as the greatest Achievement of the Unesco.
In the afternoon, sailing trip with Felucca an Optional tour to the Nubian village.

Dinner & overnight on board of the cruise in Aswan.

Day 5- Aswan - Marsa Alam

Breakfast on Board the Cruise
08:00 Proceed with Visits of Aswan including the Temple of Philae and tour by Felucca around Elephantine, the High Dam, the Unfinished Obelisk

Phiala temple
Built to honor the goddess Isis, this was the last temple built in the classical Egyptian style. Construction began around 690 BC, and it was one of the last outposts where the goddess was worshipped

The High Dam
Aswan High Dam is a rock-fill dam located at the northern border between Egypt and Sudan. The dam is fed by the River Nile and the reservoir forms Lake Nasser. Construction for the project began in 1960 and was completed in 1968. It was officially inaugurated in 1971.

The Unfinished Obelisk
Aswan was the source of ancient Egypt’s finest granite, used to make statues and embellish temples, pyramids, and obelisks. The large unfinished obelisk in the Northern Quarries has provided valuable insight into how these monuments were created, although the full construction process is still not entirely clear. Three sides of the shaft, nearly 42m long, were completed except for the inscriptions. At 1168 tonnes, the completed obelisk would have been the single heaviest piece of stone the Egyptians ever fashioned. 

12:00 lunch on board of the Cruise

Drive to Marsa Alam

 

 

Highlights

  • 5 Day Nile cruise adventure
  • Exploring the Ancient History of Upper Egypt in Luxor and Aswan
  • Karnak Temple and Luxor Temple and the West Bank
  • Valley of the Kings and Valley of the Queens and Colossi Of Memnon.
  • Then a relaxing informative cruise along the Nile
  • stopping at Edfu Temple and Kom Ombo Temple
  • Aswan and it’s delightful Nubian Culture and sites.
  •  Visits to Aswan High Dam, Philae Temple, and the Unfinished Obelisk
  • Visit Abu Simbel

This Tour includes:

  • Transfers from Marsa Alam to Luxor/ Aswan to Marsa Alam by A-C vehicle
  • Meet and greet service upon arrival & departure
  • The assistance of our personnel during your stay and excursions
  • Excursions to Karnak and Luxor Temples
  • Transfer Marsa Alam to Aswan and Luxor to Marsa Alam
  • Excursions to Valley of the Kings, Hatshepsut Temple and Colossi of Memnon
  • Excursions to Edfu and Kom Ombo Temples
  • Accommodation on board 5 star Nile Cruise on full board basis- Royal Princess or Grand Princess
  • All Nile Cruise excursions as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Excursions to Philae Temple, High Dam, and the Unfinished Obelisk
  •  Entrance fees to all sights between Luxor and Aswan as per itinerary
  • Expert English-speaking Tour Guide for all Nile Cruise tours and shore excursion

Excludes

  • Any extras
  • For booking only 100$ down payment is required and get your booking Voucher with Confirmation

Route

  1. Marsa Alam
  2. الأقصر
  3. أسوان
  4. أسوان
  5. مرسى علم