Day 1: (Friday) EMBARKATION, HIGH DAM, TEMPLE OF PHILAE, UNFINISHED OBELISK
Staff will meet you at your Aswan hotel, the Aswan airport or train station for transfer to the cruise. Embarkation before lunch. Lunch on board then a private tour of the High
Dam, the Temple
of Philae and the Pharaohs granite quarries with the unfinished obelisk. Dinner on board. Evening entertainment (check with reception for the program schedule) Overnight Cruise / Aswan (Buffet Lunch and Dinner)
Day 2: (Saturday) TEMPLE OF TWO GODS, CRUISE TO EDFU
Cruise to Kom Ombo while having breakfast. Tour the Temple
of Two Gods. The temple is unique because its double design means that there are courts, halls, sanctuaries and rooms duplicated for two gods, Sobek and Haroeris. This was why the temple was called both "House of the Crocodile" and "Castle of the Falcon". Cruise to Edfu. Lunch while cruising. Dinner. Evening entertainment. Overnight Cruise / Edfu (Buffet Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)
Day 3: (Sunday) TEMPLE OF HORUS, CRUISE TO LUXOR, TEMPLES OF KARNAK AND LUXOR
Tea and Coffee before touring the Temple of Horus, the best preserved of all the Nile temples. Return to the ship for breakfast while cruising to Esna. Cross the river locks and cruise to Luxor with lunch served enroute. Arriving Luxor tour the East bank temples of Karnak and Luxor. Dinner. Evening entertainment. Overnight Cruise / Luxor (Buffet Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)
Day 4: (Monday) DISEMBARK, NECROPOLIS OF THEBES
Breakfast then disembark. Tour the Necropolis of Luxor which includes the Valley
of the Kings, Valley of the Queens, Temple
of Queen Hatshepsut and the Colossi of Memnon. After the tour we transfer you to your Luxor hotel, the Luxor airport or train station. (Buffet Breakfast)
NOTE: Tour will end about 12 noon.
CRUISES INCLUDE: Outside, Nile view cabins. All cabins have private baths and individual climate control. Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner from embarkation until disembarkation. Transfers to/from antiquity sites visited on ship’s itinerary. Entry fees to sites. Services of an English speaking licensed guide. 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.
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New Year, Easter)