Lake Nasser Holidays

Sample Itinerary - REF EGYPT 4492

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Pyramid at Giza

Day 1: Cairo

Upon arrival into Cairo, we will meet and transfer you to your hotel. (International flights not included).

Close up of Sphinx

Day 2: Cairo - Lake Nasser

This morning we fly to Abu Simbel, possibly the most awe-inspiring temple of all ancient Egypt, built to revere the mighty King Ramses II. Here we board our 5 star cruiser and visit the Temples of Abu Simbel. Enjoy a spectacular sound and light show at Abu Simbel before dinner by candle light on board.

Banks of Lake Nasser

Day 3: Lake Nasser

Early this morning, we enjoy a spectacular sunrise at Abu Simbel before setting sail on Lake Nasser, to view Kasr Ibrim. This tour is conducted from the ship’s sundeck as entrance to the site is not permitted. Relax and enjoy the facilities onboard the cruiser. A modern feat of engineering, 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 awesome construction is Lake Nasser – the world’s largest artificial lake. Lunch served while sailing to Amada. Now for those hidden gems! Discover the Temple of Amada (Lake Nasser’s oldest monument) and Derr, dedicated by Ramses II. We’ll stop at the Tomb of Penout (Viceroy of Nubia),

View across Lake Nasser of Abu Simbel

Day 4: Lake Nasser

This morning we visit Wadi El Seboua, the Temple of Dakka and the Temple of Meharakka. Sipping cocktails as we cross the Tropic of Cancer, bound for the Nubian city of Aswan.

Lake Nasser sunrise

Day 5: Lake Nasser - Aswan

Welcome to Aswan! We visit Kalabsha Temple, Beit El Wali and the Kiosk of Kertassi. After breakfast we disembark and transfer you to your hotel.

Trajan's Kiosk, Philae

Day 6: Aswan

Today, we enjoy a full days sightseeing of Aswan including the High Dam, Unfinished Obelisk and travel by boat to the Temple of Philae, dedicated to the goddess Isis. before driving to Luxor . En-route we stop at the Temple of Kom Ombo and Egypt’s best preserved temple at Edfu.

Day 13:

Departure transfer to the airport.

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 ...

Egypt Weather

Weather in Cairo
Fair, 27°C
Local Time: 1:18 AM

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last updated - 29 Jul 2014 1:16 AM

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