Aswan Holidays

Sample Itinerary - REF EGYPT 5117

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Valley of the Kings

Day 1: Luxor

Welcome to Egypt and the start of your holiday. Arriving into Luxor our friendly local team await to drive you to your hotel and assist with check in, at your hotel.

Entrance to a tomb

Days 2-5: Luxor

You know Luxor well so enjoy free time over the next days to relax or explore as you like.

Day 6: Luxor - Lake Nasser

This morning take you to the station to catch the train destined for Aswan our rep will help you find your carriage and seats. Arriving into Aswan meet our local team who will assist with your embarking the Prince Abbas in time for a tasty lunch and introduction to the crew.

Banks of Lake Nasser

Day 7: Lake Nasser

The ship sails today bound for Wadi El Seboua which has a temple dedicated by Ramses II to the two Gods Amon Ra and Ra Harmakis. First this morning you will head out to explore the Kalabsha Temple before enjoying time on the deck to take in the view and enjoy the fantastic service on board.

View across Lake Nasser of Abu Simbel

Day 8: Lake Nasser

Today and tomorrow are days of tranquil relaxing on board and stops to see some fascinating ancient wonders along the way. Explore the Temple of Amada, the oldest of Lake Nasser's monuments and home to some of the most finely and vibrant relief, The Temple of Derr, Temple of Pennut and Kasr Ibrim, an ancient Nubian citadel. Information about the site is provided from the ship’s sundeck as entrance to the site is not permitted.

Lake Nasser sunrise

Day 9: Lake Nasser

After cruising today you arrive into Abu Simbel, possibly the most awe-inspiring temple of all ancient Egypt, built to revere the mighty King Ramses II. Enjoy lunch on board before embarking on a guided tour of the mighty temples of Abu Simbel. Afternoon tea is served back on the sundeck before watching an Abu Simbel Sound & Light show this evening.

Kasr Ibrim, Lake Nasser

Day 10: Lake Nasser - Aswan

Say farewell to the crew as you disembark and take our car on a drive back to Aswan. The rest of the day is at your leisure to explore Aswan.

Trajan's Kiosk, Philae

Day 11: Aswan

Enjoy today further to explore more of Aswan.

Abu Simbel, Aswan

Day 12: Aswan - Luxor

This morning or afternoon as you wish our driver will collect you and transfer you back to Luxor. If you wanted to stop along the way to visit KOm Ombo or Edfu just let him know and you can do so (no Guide or Entry would be included)

Visiting Abu Simbel

Days 13-14: Luxor

Enjoy your last two days in Luxor to relax on the banks of the Nile at your tranquil resort. We can organise day tours or cars for you to use at your disposal just let our local team know.

Group at Abu Simbel

Day 15: Luxor

We say farewell today with a transfer to the airport in time for your flight home.

Egypt Spotlight


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last updated - 31 Jan 2015 5:15 AM