Our guide will meet you in Luxor International airport or at your hotel, transfer to the city to start your Upper Egypt exploration.
We will 1st visit the Colossus of Memnon. Next stop at the Mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut (Deir el Bahri) – this is the most beautiful temple in the necropolis and the queen herself is one of the most colourful figures in ancient Egyptian history.
Valley of the Kings is a remote valley deep in the limestone hills to the north-west of Deir el Bahri. Your visit includes entry into 3 tombs, however if you wish to see either the tomb of Tutankhamen or Ramses 6, there is an additional ticket cost.
Afternoon check in your floating hotel. Lunch on board, some rest and continue exploring the city. Karnak temples exploration - this great national monument of Egypt has no equal. Back to the boat for dinner and evening entertainment program, overnight in Luxor.
Breakfast on boat and let’s visit Luxor temple. This beautiful temple was built on the east bank of the Nile by Amenhotep 3, “the Magnificent.” The temple was dedicated to the Theban triad: the great god Amon-Ra, his wife Mut and their son Khonsu.
Afternoon we start sailing towards Esna city. The distance is around 55 km. Let’s enjoy with the beautiful views of the Egyptian countryside until we reach the lock of Esna, we pass through the lock and continue sailing to Edfu. The distance is around 65 km. Lunch and dinner on board. Overnight and evening entertainment program.
In the morning after the breakfast we will visit Edfu temple of Horus, but to reach the temple we should catch a cab. The entire temple is embellished with wonderful reliefs. This is one of the most beautiful and certainly the best preserved of Egypt’s monuments. There is no ancient monument in the world that can match it.
Then back to the boat to continue our journey toward Kom Ombo. In the afternoon we will visit Double temple of Sobek and Horus at Kom Ombo. After visiting the temple we will be back to the boat to continue sailing to Aswan. Let’s have lunch and dinner on board. Overnight and evening entertainment program in Aswan is available.
In the early morning after the breakfast we'll start our Aswan city tour. We will visit the High dam which is situated 6,5 kilometres south of the original Aswan dam built in 1902 and subsequently heightened on 2 occasions.
Unfinished Obelisk is lying in the northern quarry and still attached to the bedrock.
Our next goal will be a jewel of Upper Egypt, a beautiful small island of Philae. To reach the extraordinary temple of Philae island we will sail by a feluca boat. The original monuments of the island was dismantled and re-erected on another island called Agilkai, slightly to the north of Philae. So, this is the place we are visiting these days.
Lunch on board and optional afternoon visit to Botanical garden. The island is one of the oldest gardens in the world and includes a rare collection of tropical plants which have been collected from all over the world. Overnight and evening entertainment program on board in Aswan.
In the early morning optional visit to the famous huge temples of Abu Simble or the Nubian village. In the afternoon transfer from Aswan to Luxor airport or your hotel in Luxor.