Wonders of Upper Egypt is to explore Egypt trips and tours from Hurghada. Visit the Luxor then Nile cruise to Aswan. The package starts from Hurghada. It covers the most valuable sites in the south. In Luxor there the valley of the kings and Karnak temple. The Nile cruise the best in the world without equal. Explore the wonders of the Nile while you are sailing. In Aswan city is the real beauty that you need to enjoy. Get the chance to visit Abu Simbel which is close to the border.
Hurghada-Luxor and Nile Cruise 08 Days / 07 Nights
Day 01: Arrive at Hurghada
Arrive at Hurghada international airport, meet & greet by our representative at the airport & assist through formalities, transfer to your all-Inclusive hotel overnight.
Day 02: Hurghada
All-Inclusive at the hotel, a day at leisure, swimming & snorkeling, the nightlife of Hurghada, varieties of activities could be done, availability for optional tours & excursions, overnight at hotel.
Day 03: Hurghada / Luxor “Nile Cruise (Sailing Days: Saturday /Monday / Thursday)
Early start around 05:15 from the hotel with Private deluxe (Mini coach/coach) to Luxor (280 km / 4 hours). We visit the magnificent temple of Karnak which contains collections of many temples. Visit the temple of Luxor which was the ancient center for many festivals and one of the most beautiful temples of Thebes. Transfer to Nile Cruise check-in, lunch & dinner served on board & live entertainment & overnight (B/L/D).
Day 04: Luxor / Esna / Edfu / Nile Cruise
Breakfast then guided tour visiting the Necropolis of Thebes at the west bank to Valley of the Kings which known as the Place of Truth and the burial tombs of the New Kingdom Pharaohs. Probably the most famous is that Tutankhamun was discovered by Howard Carter in 1922. The funerary temple of Queen Hatshepsut at Deir Al Bahary, the only female Pharaoh ruled Egypt. Finally visiting the twin Statues of 18 meters high Colossi of Memnon, remains of the funerary temple of Amenophis III then back to cruise for Lunch. Around 13:30 they Sail to Esna, and time to relax on board the sundeck watching the great scenes on both banks of the Nile and the daily life of the Egyptian countryside (Upper Egypt). Cross the Lock, Sail to Edfu, Dinner, and overnight ( B/L/D ).
Day 05: Edfu / Kom Ombo / Aswan / Nile Cruise
Breakfast on board; shore excursion by horse carriages to the temple of Horus in Edfu (best-preserved cult temple in Egypt). Horus was the god of the sky whose eyes were the sun and the moon. Back to the cruise for lunch and rest. Afternoon Sail to Kom Ombo, visit the temple for two Gods Sobek (Crocodile) and Haroeris (Headed Falcon) dates from180 BC during the Ptolemaic era, with additions made into Roman times. The temple at Kom Ombo was also built at this time, under Ptolemy VI. Return back to cruise and Sail to Aswan, dinner on board, Egyptian Galabya party, and live entertainment on board & overnight. (B/L/D)
Day 06: Aswan / Nile Cruise
Breakfast on board, guided tour visiting the High Dam which considers the most outstanding achievement in Modern Egypt history protected the country from the annual Nile flood, Continue to the Philae Temple that was relocated from its original site on Philae Island after being submerged under the water of the Nile during the preparation of the High Dam construction, But in a spectacular rescue operation, the great temples and monuments of Philae were pulled out of the water and re-erected on a nearby island the Agilika Island, now renamed Philae. Back to the cruise for lunch and to enjoy the beauty of Aswan. Dinner on board & overnight. (B/L/D).
Day 07: Aswan / Hurghada
Breakfast at 08.00 transfer by Private deluxe (vehicle /coach) to Hurghada ( 560 km / 6.00 hours ), arrive at Hurghada, assistance by our representative, transfer to resort, all-inclusive & overnight.
Day 08: Hurghada / Final Departure
Buffet Breakfast & (Check out from hotel maximum by 12.00) transfer to the airport for the final departure and time to say goodbye to new friends.
- Itinerary Variations: The above itinerary is subject to change due to circumstances beyond our control Embarkation from Aswan or Luxor according to cruise schedule, as well an alternative cruise boat of an equal standard may be used.
Nile Cruise 5*
RADAMIS I/II, ROYAL RUBY, ROYAL PRINCESS, SARAH, GRAND PRINCESS, SEMIRAMIS, NILE DOLPHIN, BLUE SHADOW, TUYA, AL JAMILA, TIYI, ROYAL ISADORA, STEPHANE, PIONEER II, TOWER PR, PRINCESS DU NIL. OR SIMILAR CATEGORY.
Tour category: Packages
Departure location: Hurghada
Duration: 8 Days
Booking in Advance: 5 Weeks before the event
Physical Difficulty Level: Moderate
Travel mode: A/C vehicle, Nile Cruises
Adult price: $975
Child price: $ 550
Infant Price: $ 0