Day 01: (Saturday) Embarkation in Luxor for a relaxing week sailing the Nile on a Luxuriously appointed Dahabeya. After Lunch, Excursion to visit the magnificent temple complex of Amon-Ra at Karnak, with its vast hypostyle hall of 137 columns, followed by the imposing 28th Dynasty Luxor Temple. Dinner. Overnight moored on the Nile Banks of Luxor (L, D)
Day 02: (Sunday) Breakfast then travel to the West Bank of the Nile for visits to the burial places of Pharaohs the Valley of the Kings - where Howard Carter discovered the tomb of Tutankhamen in 1922. Continue to the adjacent Valley of the Queens, the temple of Medinet Habu and the Colossi of Memnon. Lunch while sailing to Esna. Overnight Esna (B, L, D)
Day 03: (Monday) Breakfast, followed by a leisurely day sailing the Nile. Lunch and Dinner. Overnight moored beside a Nile Island (B, L, D)
Day 04: (Tuesday) Breakfast, sail to Edfu. Visit the temple of Horus. Lunch while continuing to sail upriver. Anchor by an island on the Nile. Dinner. (B, L, D)
Day 05: (Wednesday) Breakfast while sailing, enjoying the view of life along the river banks. Lunch and Dinner. Overnight anchored by a Nile Island. (B, L, D)
Day 06: (Thursday) Breakfast while sailing to Kom Ombo. Arriving, visit the temple of two gods and the new Crocodile museum. Lunch and Dinner. Overnight near Aswan (B, L, D)
Day 07: (Friday) Breakfast then visit the High Dam, the old dam and the Philae Temple. Lunch, Dinner. Overnight Aswan (B, L, D)
Day 08: (Saturday) Breakfast and disembarkation. (B)
Optional excursion to Abu Simbel
CRUISE INCLUDES: Cabins or suites with private baths and individual climate control. Meals as noted by B for breakfast, L for lunch and D for dinner. Transfers to/from antiquity sites visited on ship's itinerary. Entry fees to sites. Services of an English speaking licensed guide unless you prefer a different language (we have guides fluent in most major languages). Port fees, service charges and taxes.
NOT INCLUDED: Anything prior to embarkation or after disembarkation. Items of a personal nature such as tips, laundry, telephone, beverages of any nature at any time, anything not specifically mentioned as included.