Sail 300 miles of the Nile surrounded by 5000 years of history.
From the famous temples of Ramses at Abu Simbel to the incredible temples of Karnak and Luxor you will be amazed at the views from your Deluxe cruisers enjoying the comfort of outside, upper decks cabins.
This is a luxury tour with you being escorted all the way by a top licensed Egyptologist. You will relive the excitement felt by Agatha Christie as she wrote "Death on the Nile", by Lord Carnavon as he examined King Tut's tomb and by people like yourself, a new member of a small number of world travelers that have sailed the river of eternity. Pre-cruise and post cruise arrangements available.
Day 01: (Friday) Staff will meet you at your hotel in Abu Simbel or the Abu Simbel airport for transfer to your Deluxe Five Star Lake Nasser Cruiser, the Prince Abbas. Lunch on board. Visit the famous temples of Ramses at Abu Simbel. A welcome cocktail will be served.
OPTIONAL Sound & Light show at Temples (non-compulsory, ticket not included) followed by a candlelight dinner on board. Overnight onboard cruise at Abu Simbel (L, D)
Day 02: (Saturday) Those who would like to watch the spectacular sunrise at Abu Simbel may enjoy an early morning visit to the temples (entrance ticket is not included). Breakfast is served while sailing to Kasr Ibrim. Arrival at Kasr Ibrim. Tour conducted from the ship’s sun deck as entrance to the site is not permitted. Lunch served while sailing to Amada. Visit the Temples of Amada and Derr as well as the tomb of Penout, A relaxing afternoon sail to Wadi El Seboua. Dinner on board. Overnight onboard cruise at Wadi el Seboua (B, L, D)
Day 03: (Sunday) Morning visit to
Wadi El Seboua, the Temples of Dakka,
and Meharakka. Lunch on board. Sail to Aswan while dining and overnight
on board. Overnight onboard cruise at Aswan (B, L, D)
Day 04: (Monday) Breakfast then visit the Kalabsha
El Wali and the Kiosk of Kertassi. Disembark. Staff will transfer you to your Nile river cruise on the M/S Alyssa. Check in and lunch. Visit the High Dam, Pharoah's granite quarries featuring the Unfinished Obelisk and Philae Temple. Dinner on board. Evening entertainment. Overnight onboard cruise at Aswan (B, L, D)
Day 05: (Tuesday) Breakfast while sailing to Kom Ombo. Visit the temple shared by two gods then sail to Edfu enjoying lunch enroute. Visit the Temple of Horus at Edfu then dinner while sailing to Esna. Cross the river locks and continue to Luxor. Overnight onboard cruise at Luxor (B, L, D)
Day 06: (Wednesday) Breakfast then visit the Necropolis of Thebes including the Valley
of the Kings including King Tut's tomb, Valley of Queens, Temple of Queen Hatshepsut and the Colossi
of Memnon. Return to the ship for lunch then enjoy an afternoon visit to the Temple of Karnak and the Temple of Luxor. Dinner on the ship followed by entertainment. Overnight onboard cruise at Luxor (B, L, D)
Day 07: (Thursday) Breakfast then disembark. (B)
CRUISES INCLUDE: Outside, upper decks, water 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). 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.
|7 Day / 6
Night Lake + River Cruise
|Low (Jun, Jul, Aug)
|Shoulder (May, Sept)
|Peak (Oct - Apr)
|Holiday (Christmas, New Year, Easter)
September cruises must end no later than September 30 for the shoulder season rate.