Day 1: (Wednesday) Staff will meet you at your Aswan hotel, the Aswan airport or Aswan train station for transfer to the cruise. Check in by 11AM. Lunch on board then enjoy a guided tour of the Temple
of Philae, the Aswan High
Dam, and the Pharaohs granite quarries featuring the Unfinished
Obelisk. Afternoon sail on the Nile by felucca (native sailboat). (Please note that these boats are solely wind powered, if there is no wind this will not operate). Dinner. Evening entertainment (please check with reception for the program schedule). Overnight Aswan (L, D)
Optional excursion to Abu Simbel
Day 2: (Thursday) Breakfast on board while sailing to Kom Ombo. Arriving enjoy a guided tour of the temple of two gods. The building is unique because its double design means that there are courts, halls, sanctuaries and rooms duplicated for two gods, Sobek and Haroeris. Return to the ship for lunch while sailing to Edfu. At Edfu you will have a guided tour of the Temple
of Horus, one of the best preserved of all the temples along the Nile. Return to the ship for dinner while sailing to Esna. Cross the river locks at Esna and continue sailing to Luxor. Evening entertainment (please check with reception for the program schedule). Overnight Luxor (B, L, D)
Day 3: (Friday) Breakfast, then a guided tour of Luxor's West Bank, where you will tour the Valley
of the Kings, the Temple
of Queen Hatshepsut and the Colossi
of Memnon. After touring return to the ship for lunch. Following lunch a guided tour of Luxor's East Bank, featuring the Temple of Karnak and the Temple of Luxor. After the tour return to the ship for dinner. Evening entertainment (please check with reception for the program schedule). Overnight Luxor (B, L, D)
Day 4: (Saturday) Breakfast on board then disembarkation.
CRUISES INCLUDE: Outside, Nile view cabins. All cabins have 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). Evening entertainment per the ship's program (check with boat's reception desk for program schedule). 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.
This itinerary may be changed without prior notice due to navigational and security restrictions.
The itinerary may change in sequence but not in visits.
All prices are per person for the length of the cruise
|4 Day / 3
|M/S Blue Shadow
|Low (Jun, Jul, Aug)
|Shoulder (May, Sep)
|Holiday (Christmas, New Year, Easter)
JUNIOR SUITE PREMIUM = + $300 Per Person, Double Occupancy