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8-Day Luxor, Gebel Silsileh, Aswan, Kom Ombo, Dahabyia Queen Tyi I or II Cruise Tour from Luxor

Tour Code: 734-9893
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Luxor, Egypt
Duration:
8 Days 7 Nights

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Highlights: Visit Luxor (Colossi of Memnon, Karnak Temple, Luxor Temple, Mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut, Valley of the Kings), Aswan (Abu Simbel Temples, High Dam, Temple of Isis on Philae, Unfinished Obelisk), Edfu (Temple of Edfu), Esna.

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  • The Queen Tiy is a dahabiya with a lot of charm, ideal to discover Egypt at your own pace

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Queen Tiy I Suite - Surcharge Year round $706$777$1166
Queen Tiy II Suite - Surcharge Year round $559$624$936
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    Cruise Cabin Date / Date Range SingleDoubleTriple
    Queen Tiy I Suite - Surcharge Year round $706$777$1166
    Queen Tiy II Suite - Surcharge Year round $559$624$936
    • The capacity for all the cabins and suite is max 2 pax (single, or double room). For Queen Tyi Suite Room, one extra bed can be arranged for the 3rd person (only for a child).
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    Day 1

    Luxor - Esna (58 km)

    After arrival in Luxor, we will transfer aboard to the dahabiya. Start the cruise to Esna, then we will enjoy dinner and overnight on board.
    Standard Hotel: Standard Cabin
    Deluxe Hotel: Suite Cabin with private terrace or balcony
    Day 2

    Esna - Edfu - Bisaw (88 km)

    After arrived in Edfu, we will take a carriage ride to the temple in further inland. This shrine of the falcon god Horus is both the largest temple of the Ptolemaic dynasty and the second largest in Egypt. Then we will return back to the cruise and continue to the Bisaw Island where the boat will stop for the night. Then we can enjoy free walk in the island and dinner on the bank.
    • Edfu, EGYPT

      This city sits on the West Bank of the Nile River in Egypt, between Esna and Aswan. It is notable for the massive Temple of Horus and the remains of ancient pyramids.

      Temple of Edfu

      An ancient Egyptian temple, dedicated to the falcon god Horus, was built in the Ptolemaic period between 237 and 57 BC. It's located on the west bank of the Nile in Edfu, Upper Egypt and is one of the best preserved shrines in Egypt.
    Standard Hotel: Standard Cabin
    Deluxe Hotel: Suite Cabin with private terrace or balcony
    Day 3

    Bisaw - Gebel el-Silsila - Kom Ombo - Herdiab

    Today we will visit Gebel el-Silsila. We will take a walk from the old quarry before continuing the cruise to visit the Kom Ombo. Then we will return to the boat and continue up the river to the island of Herdiab for dinner.
    • Kom Ombo, EGYPT

      It is an agricultural town in Egypt famous for the Temple of Kom Ombo.
    Standard Hotel: Standard Cabin
    Deluxe Hotel: Suite Cabin with private terrace or balcony
    Day 4

    Aswan

    Today we will enjoy breakfast on board and arrive in Aswan early. We will visit the Philae Temple on the island of Agilka. After that, we will continue to visit the High Dam and the Unfinished Obelisk. In the granite quarry we will find the largest obelisk known to date (41.75m). Then we will return to the boat for lunch. We can choose to enjoy the Sound and Light Show at the Philae Temple in the evening. Dinner and overnight on board.
    • Aswan, EGYPT

      Aswan is a city in the south of Egypt, and is the capital of the Aswan Governorate.Aswan is a busy market and tourist centre located just north of the Aswan Dam on the east bank of the Nile at the first cataract.

      High Dam

      This embankment dam sits on the Nile River in southern Egypt. Built between 1898 and 1902 to prevent the annual flooding of the Nile River, the dam also provides irrigation water and hydroelectric power.

      Temple of Isis on Philae

      This temple was built on the island of Philae, which sits downstream of the Aswan Dam, in the 4th century BC. The temple has been noted for its architectural prowess.

      Unfinished Obelisk

      This ancient obelisk is the largest known in the world, weighing in at around 1,200 tons, but it was buried under bedrock for many years due to its incompletion. It was most likely built during the reign of Queen Hatshepsut.
    Standard Hotel: Standard Cabin
    Deluxe Hotel: Suite Cabin private terrace or balcony
    Day 5

    Aswan - Esna (138 km)

    Today we will enjoy our free morning in the town. Then we can take an optional excursions by bus or plane to visit the Temples of Abu Simbel. Afterwards we will return to Aswan for lunch before resuming navigation to Esna, where we will arrive at night. Dinner and overnight on board.
    • Aswan, EGYPT

      Aswan is a city in the south of Egypt, and is the capital of the Aswan Governorate.Aswan is a busy market and tourist centre located just north of the Aswan Dam on the east bank of the Nile at the first cataract.

      Abu Simbel Temples

      These two massive rock temples in Aswan were carved out of the mountainside during the reign of Pharaoh Ramesses II. They were forgotten for thousands of years, buried under sand until their rediscovery in 1813.
    Standard Hotel: Standard Cabin
    Deluxe Hotel: Suite Cabin with private terrace or balcony
    Day 6

    Esna - Luxor (45 km)

    After breakfast on board, we will go to visit the Temple of Esna. Then we will return to the boat for the last part of the cruise to Luxor. We will arrive in the middle of the afternoon to visit the southern part of ancient Thebes, where there are the Temples of Karnak and Luxor. Dinner and overnight on board.
    • Esna, EGYPT

      This Egyptian city is located on the West Bank of the Nile River, 55 km south of Luxor. The modern city is built up around ancient ruins.
    • Luxor, EGYPT

      Luxor is a city on the east bank of the Nile River in Egypt. It's on the site of ancient Thebes, the pharaohs' capital at the height of their power, during the 16th-11th centuries B.C.E.

      Karnak Temple

      This vast complex of ruined temples was once the great Egyptian city of Thebes. It is a vast, open-air museum where visitors can see a cross-section into many eras of ancient Egyptian culture.

      Luxor Temple

      This large temple complex was the grand monument in ancient Thebes. Constructed around 1400 BCE, various sections were built under the rule of the famous pharaohs Tutankhamen and Ramesses II.
    Standard Hotel: Standard Cabin
    Deluxe Hotel: Suite Cabin private terrace or balcony
    Day 7

    Luxor

    After breakfast, we will visit the Necropolis of Thebes on the west bank of the Nile, followed by the Valley of the Kings and the Valley of the Queens, where there are the tombs of many pharaohs of the New Kingdom. Then we will continue to visit the Colossi of Memnon, last vestiges of the temple of Amenhotep III and Deir el Bahari, the Funerary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut. In the evening, we can enjoy the Sound and Light Show at the Karnak Temple.
    • Luxor, EGYPT

      Luxor is a city on the east bank of the Nile River in Egypt. It's on the site of ancient Thebes, the pharaohs' capital at the height of their power, during the 16th-11th centuries B.C.E.

      Colossi of Memnon

      These two massive stone statues near Luxor have stood for nearly 3,400 years, marking the entrance to the ancient Theban necropolis. Both statues depict the pharaoh Amenhotep III and are made of quartzite sandstone.

      Valley of the Kings

      This valley is named because during a period of about 500 years, several Egyptian pharaohs were buried here. It is one of the most significant Egyptian archaeological sites.

      Mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut

      Nestled into a set of cliffs in the ancient city of Thebes, now modern day Luxor, this ancient temple is dedicated to the god Amen-Ra. It is considered the closest ancient Egyptians came to the Calssical style of architecture.

      Karnak Temple

      This vast complex of ruined temples was once the great Egyptian city of Thebes. It is a vast, open-air museum where visitors can see a cross-section into many eras of ancient Egyptian culture.
    Standard Hotel: Standard Cabin
    Deluxe Hotel: Suite Cabin with private terrace or balcony
    Day 8

    Luxor

    Today we will enjoy our free time after breakfast until checking out.
    Depending on the weather and the wind, it is possible that the dahabiya needs to be towed by another boat for some distance. Please note that navigation conditions may also change the schedule or order of visits.
    • Departure & Return

    • Departure time: Check-in on Cruise board is possible all the day on Saturday. The boat starts the sail early morning on Sunday.
      Departure Location: West bank in front of Sofitel Winter Palace Hotel Luxor.
    • Airport pick up point: There will be someone with a "Egypt Nile Cruises" board waiting before the border control in the Luxor airport (at 10 Euro/pax).
    • Price Includes

    • Water, snacks, tea, coffee, soft drinks on the boat (Excluding local alcohol with supplement)
    • 7 nights accommodation in dahabiya boat.
    • The visits and the entries of the sites according to the tour itinerary.
    • English speaking Egyptologist guide service
    • Price Excludes

    • Optional Activity fees: Light and Sound Show in Karnak Temple (35 Euro/adult, 18 Euro/child), Light and Sound Show in Philae Temple (40 Euro/adult, 20 Euro/child), Hot air balloon flight above Luxor (early morning) (120 Euro/pax), Abu Simbel Temple by coach from Aswan (95 Euro/adult, 75 Euro/child).
    • International and domestic flights
    • Transfers between the airport and the boat (10 Euro /pax)
    • Mandatory carrier fees and gratuities (40$/person and to be paid local in cash)
    • Alcoholic beverages and personal expenses
    • Excursions booked with local representatives
    • Visa fees
    • Additional Note

    • We can provide the Airport transfer service to the boat on the first day and last day at 10 Euro/pax. Also if you need to be picked up at other location than the airport, we can arrange it for an extra fee. Please contact us in advance if you have any need.
    • Passport/Visa: To enter Egypt, guests must take along with a valid passport or a national identity card with 2 photos valid for at least 6 months from the date of departure, visa and other travel documents.
    • Queen Tyi I:
      The Queen Tiy II is 36 meters long and 6.5 meters wide, making it possible to enjoy a floor area of over 150 square meters. It has 4 cabins and 1 suite with private terrace.
    • Queen Tiy II:
      The Queen Tiy II is 46 meters long and 8 meters wide, making it possible to enjoy a floor area of over 250 square meters. It has 2 suites with private terrace and 8 standard cabins of 14 square meters.
    • Room capacity: Queen Tyi I has 4 cabins and 1 suite totally for max 10 pax; Queen Tyi II has 8 cabins and 2 Suites for max 20 pax. The capacity for all the cabins and Suite is max 2 pax (single or double room). For Queen Tyi's Suite, we can arrange to add 1 extra bed for the 3rd person (normally for a child).
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    • Cancellation penalties per person
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      15 days or more prior to departure - No penalty.
      1-14 days prior to departure - 50% of total purchase amount.
      Day of departure or no show - 100% per person.
      Unused features are non-refundable. No shows forfeit entire payment.
      We reserve the right to cancel a schedule trip to fully refund affected customers although tour companies will make every efforts to maintain the normal operation.
      There is 6% handling fee add-on to the above penalties.
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