Day 1: (Saturday) Staff will meet you at your Luxor hotel, the Luxor airport or Luxor train station for transfer to the cruise. Check in by 11AM. Lunch on board. Following lunch a guided tour of the Temple of Karnak and the Temple of Luxor. Return to the ship for dinner. Evening entertainment (please check with reception for the program schedule). Overnight Luxor (L, D)
Day 2: (Sunday) Breakfast followed by a guided tour of Luxor's Necropolis of Thebes including the Valley
of the Kings,
of Queen Hatshepsut and the Colossi
of Memnon. After the tour return to the ship for lunch while sailing to Esna. Cross the river lock and continue sailing to Edfu. Dinner on board. Evening entertainment. Overnight Edfu (B, L, D)
Day 3: (Monday) Breakfast then a guided tour of the Temple
of Horus, the best preserved of all the Nile temples. Have lunch while sailing to Kom Ombo. Evening 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. Dinner while sailing to Aswan. Evening entertainment. Overnight Aswan (B, L, D)
Day 4: (Tuesday) Breakfast then a guided tour of the Aswan High
Dam, the Unfinished
Obelisk at the Pharaohs granite quarries and the Temple
of Philae. Following the tour return to the ship for lunch. Afternoon sail on the Nile by felucca (native sailboat) to Kitchener's Island. (Please note that these boats are solely wind powered, if there is no wind this will not operate). Farewell dinner. Evening entertainment. Overnight Aswan (B, L, D)
Day 5: (Wednesday) Breakfast on board before disembarkation at 8AM. (B)
Optional excursion to Abu Simbel
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
JUNIOR SUITE PREMIUM = +$400 Per Person, Double Occupancy
|5 Day / 4
|M/S Blue Shadow
|Low (Jun, Jul, Aug)
|Shoulder (May, Sep)
|Holiday (Christmas, New Year, Easter)