Lake Nasser Holidays

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Abu Simbel, Aswan

Day 1: Aswan

Welcome to Aswan when you arrive at the Airport we will be there to meet you and transfer you to your hotel. Afterwards enjoy a trip on a traditional sailing boat called a felucca to visit the nearby islands of Kitchener and Elephantine. Remainder of the evening free time to relax.

Front view of Abu Simbel

Day 2: Aswan - Abu Simbel

This morning you will drive to Abu Simbel the remainder of the day is free.

Aswan Market

Day 3: Abu Simbel - Lake Nasser

Transfer from your hotel in Abu Simbel to your your Nile Cruise. Today we visit Abu Simbel temples. Later enjoy a Sound & Light show at Abu Simbel temples followed by a candlelight.

Kasr Ibrim, Lake Nasser

Day 4: Lake Nasser

The High Dam contains 18 times the amount of material used in the construction of Cheops, the largest pyramid at Giza. The by-product for this construction is Lake Nasser – the world’s largest artificial lake. This afternoon we set sail to view Kasr Ibrim. This tour is conducted from the ship’s sundeck as entrance to the site is not permitted.

Banks of Lake Nasser

Day 5: Lake Nasser

Today visit the temple of Amada of the XVIIIth dynasty. We'll also see the hemi-spocs of Derr and the tomb of Penout. After a relaxing afternoon onboard, we enjoy a visit to Wadi El Seboua, dedicated by Ramses II to the two Gods Amon Ra and Ra Harmakis. The temple of Dakka, is dedicated to the God of divine wisdom. We also see the Greco Roman temple of Maharakka.

Lake Nasser sunrise

Day 6: Lake Nasser

Sit back and relax as we cross the Tropic of Cancer, bound for the Nubian city of Aswan, visiting Kalabsha Temple, Beit El Wali and the Kiosk of Kertassi en-route.

Trajan's Kiosk, Philae

Day 7: Lake Nasser - Aswan

Welcome to Aswan! After breakfast we disembark and enjoy a trip to the High Dam and Philae temple. Afternoon is free to enjoy at your hotel in Aswan.

Karnak Temple

Day 8: Aswan

Today is a Free Day in Aswan.

Valley of the Kings

Day 9: Aswan

Today is a Free Day in Aswan

Aerial view of Cairo Nile

Day 10: Aswan

We bid you farewell with a transfer to the airport for your flight back home.

Egypt Spotlight
Luxor Temple at night

Luxor

As the site of the ancient Egyptian city of Thebes, 4000-year old Luxor has frequently been characterised as the "world's ...

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last updated - 26 Oct 2014 3:57 AM