Day 1: (Friday) BOARD, TOUR PHILAE TEMPLE, THE UNFINISHED OBELISK, FELUCCA SAIL
Staff will meet you at your Aswan hotel, the Aswan airport or train station for transfer to the cruise. Board your Premier 5 star Nile cruiser, the Star Goddess. Lunch then a guided tour of the Temple
of Philae and the Unfinished Obelisk at the Pharaohs granite quarries. Afternoon Tea. FREE BONUS: 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 followed by evening entertainment (please check with reception for the schedule). Overnight Cruise/Aswan (Lunch, Dinner)
Optional excursion to Abu Simbel
Day 2: (Saturday) CRUISE TO KOM OMBO, TEMPLE OF TWO GODS, CRUISE TO EDFU, TEMPLE OF HORUS, CRUISE TO ESNA
Cruise to Kom Ombo. 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. Cruise to Edfu. Arriving visit the Temple
of Horus the best preserved of all the Nile temples. Cruise to Esna. Dinner, evening entertainment. Overnight Cruise/Esna (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Day 3: (Sunday) CRUISE TO LUXOR, NECROPOLIS OF THEBES
Cruise to Luxor. Lunch before a guided tour of the Necropolis of Thebes including the Valley
of the Kings, Valley of the Queens, Queen Hatshepsut's Temple. Afternoon tea. Dinner, evening entertainment. Overnight Cruise/Luxor (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Day 4: (Monday) DISEMBARK, KARNAK AND LUXOR TEMPLES
Breakfast, disembark then a guided tour of the Temple of Karnak and the Temple of Luxor. After the tour return to the ship for your luggage. Tour ends about 12 noon. (Breakfast)
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.