MS/ Esmeralda Nile Cruise from Luxor 5 Days
For an unforgettable trip, board the 5-star MS/ Esmeralda Nile Cruise from Luxor 5 Days. Esmeralda Nile Cruise does not disappoint when it comes to providing world-class services. In addition, Prepare yourself for excellent dishes prepared by skilled chefs.
Luxor’s significant historical landmarks are a must-see. Sail along the Nile and stop off at other fascinating Egyptian sites along the way. Ancient temples can also be found in Kom Ombo, Edfu, and Esna. After that, set sail for Aswan and record even more memories that will last a lifetime.
|Trip Duration:||5 Days / 4 Nights|
|Tour Category:||Nile Cruise Tours|
|Trip Theme:||Egypt Nile Tours|
|Cities to Visit:||Luxor - Aswan|
|Available for Handicap:||Yes|
|Group Size:||4 to 10 Persons|
|Style:||Comfort - Educational - Cultural|
|Nile Cruise:||MS/ Esmeralda Nile Cruise ,|
Check-in Nile Cruise
Luxor Tour to Kings Valley and Hatshepsut Temple
Breakfast will be served in your train cabin after a night on the Sleeper Train, and you will show up in Luxor to meet our tour guide "Egyptologist" at the train station on the East Bank of Luxor to aid you, and then begin your tour to the West Bank of Luxor City with our private A/C vehicle and driver. In addition, start your tour by crossing the Nile River over Luxor's southern bridge, then go for a morning ride through the sugar cane fields to see real Egyptian farmers at work.
On your way to the Kings Valley, stop at the Enormous Monuments of Amenhotep III "Colossi Of Memnon," two massive statues dated from 1360 BC. Each monument stands 18 meters tall and is built of a single piece of Quartz weighing a thousand tonnes.
Proceed to the Kings Valley; where royal tombs were erected between 1570 and 1070 BC. Because your admission ticket only permits you to visit three royal tombs, our Egyptologist tour guide will select the three most beautiful and accessible to you. (An additional ticket for King Tutankhamon's Tomb is available upon request.
Queen Hatshepsut Temple in El Deir El Bahary
Our Egyptologist will arrange for you to ride in an electric car to the Queen Hatshepsut Temple in El Deir El Bahary 1450 BC, where you will visit the two side temples dedicated to the Jackal Deity Anubis and the Cow Goddess Hathor, as well as Hatshepsut's highest shrine connected to her tomb in The Kings Valley. Then, Our tour guide will assist you in checking in and receiving your cabin; freshening up, and then having lunch on board our 5-star floating hotel and full-board Nile Cruise.
Afternoon at leisure before meeting our tour guide for a walking tour of Luxor's streets and markets.
After that, return to your Nile Cruise for dinner and a night's stay.
Nile Cruise Navigation
Luxor Tour to Karnak and Luxor Temples
Your cruise ship is still docked in Luxor and will leave later today.
This morning, have a great breakfast on board before meeting our Egyptologist tour guide and private driver to head to Karnak Temple, the home of the Mighty Amun Raa during the Ancient Egyptian era. Walk around the Fortress of Columns and the Sacred Lake, and capture amazing images near the gigantic obelisks and giant statues of various pharaohs created in Karnak Temple for about two thousand years, from 1950 BC to 30 BC.
The House of Amun's Wife and Child, Goddess Mut, and God Khonsu "the Moon God" in Luxor Temple will be the next visit. On the front walls, you can see King Ramses 2nd's battle; read Coptic inscriptions proving that this temple operated as a Church in the early days of Christianity, and take photos of the Abu El Hagag Mosque; which was constructed inside the temple in the fourteenth century AD.
Transfer to the Nile Cruise after lunch and begin your journey to Esna, Edfu, KomOmbo, and Aswan.
Enjoy some memorable time cruising the Nile River, admiring the splendour of Egypt's lush lands from the cruise sundeck; and having your camera ready to snap magnificent photographs of Egyptian farmers' verdant pastures, cattle, and sheep!
Take in the beauties of Egypt's Sunny Land while relaxing in the Nile Cruise Swimming Pool.
Arrive in Esna in the evening for an unforgettable Nile Lock passage, dinner on board with entertainment, and sleep.
Nile Cruise Sailing
Edfu and Kom Ombo Temples visit
Sail to Edfu City this morning, have breakfast with our Egyptologist on board your Nile Cruise, and then ride a horse carriage to Edfu Temple 237 BC to visit Horus the Falcon God's House. Join the large open court of the most intact house of worshipping from Ancient Egyptian Days through the Great Pylons, hold by the huge state of the Falcon God carved out of a single piece of basalt; and watch how the Falcon God of Sky beaten the devil's Hippopotamus symbol in the battle corridor. On the other hand, your horse carriage driver is waiting to take you back to the ship so you can spend the rest of the day cruising the Nile.
This evening, your cruise will dock in Kom Ombo, where you will get a fantastic night tour of the Temple of the Crocodile God, which was built in 180 BC. Our Egyptologist will demonstrate the Nilo Meter, the Ancient Calendar; and the crocodile mummy room, as well as explain how this site was formerly used as a hospital; with medicinal implements carved into the Temple walls to treat all maladies.
After dinner on board your cruise, continue cruising the Nile River at night.
Felucca Sailing and visit to Nubian Village
When the Nile Cruise arrives in Aswan, meet our tour guide for a wonderful Felucca excursion sailing tour through the Agha Khan Musulem, Botanical Island, and GharbSuhil Nubian Village, observe how Nubian people live; view a Nubian house, and learn how they keep crocodiles as pets in their homes.
Return to Aswan for a Nile Cruise Lunch and to freshen up before joining our tour guide in the afternoon for a stroll through the Aswan Local Open-air Market.
later, your Nile Cruise will put on a Nubian show after supper if you stay on board.
Nile Cruise Check-out
Visit to Isis Temple of Philae, High Dam and Red Granite Quarry
Enjoy your Nile Cruise breakfast before meeting up with our tour guide for check-out assistance. Then meet our Aswan driver, who will supply you with a private air-conditioned vehicle to begin your Aswan day tour.
The tour starts today at Philae's 280 BC Isis Temple. Take a Nubian Nile Taxi to the Temple of Love; Isis House of Birth, and her holy shrine on Isis Island, where our tour guide will show you the Christian Cross Symbol on the temple walls as well as travelers' inscriptions from the 18th and 19th centuries AD.
Later, travel to the High Dam; which was constructed in 1961 by President Gamal Abdulnasser and provides a spectacular view of the Nile Cataract and Lake Nasser, as well as the Egyptian and Soviet Symbol of Friendship in the shape of a Lotus Flower.
Our Egyptologist will describe how Ancient Egyptians cut massive slabs of granite like the Unfinished Obelisk; then brought them to the Nile and utilised them to build temples at the Unfinished Obelisk in Aswan's Northern Quarry; one of the world's best red granite quarries.
In Fact, before travelling to Aswan Train Station or Aswan Domestic Airport, take advantage of some free time in Aswan.
Esmeralda Nile Cruise 5 Days From Luxor Itinerary includes:
- Greeting and assist at Aswan Train Station/ Aswan Airport.
- Twice Transportations Via modern private A/C vehicle from/to Train Station/ Aswan Airport.
- All transfers by a private modern A/C vehicle to all sites are named in the above itinerary.
- All tickets for all sites and admission fees are named in the itinerary.
- A private well-English-spoken Egyptologist tour guide accompanies you to all the sites in the above itinerary.
- Full-board accommodation for 4 nights / 5 Days in 5- Esmeralda Nile Cruise (Luxor to Aswan).
- 4 breakfasts, 4 Lunches, and 4 Dinners.
- All Service Charges and Taxes.
Esmeralda Nile Cruise 5 Days From Luxor Itinerary excludes:
- Entry visa to Egypt.
- International flight airfare.
- Any optional tours do not include in the above itinerary
- Personal needs, Internet, phone charges, extra meals, etcetera, Internet.
- Gratuities and Tipping.
Tour Attractions and Highlights
Start from $745$820 / Person
Esmeralda Nile Cruise Tour From Luxor 5 Days Rates All Year Round:
Our above rate is from 1st June to 31st August.
From 1st Sep to 30th April a supplement of 25% is applicable except for Christmas and New Year.
Peak season from 20th Dec to 10th Jan (Xmas & New Year) Supplement is 40%.
Rates and Prices above are quoted in US Dollars per person in Double occupancy, Due to Covid 19 Triple Rates are not available.
Single Supplement is 40% extra on double rate.
Rates Policy for Children
- 0 - 2 Years are Free of Charge
- 2 - 6 Years get 75% discount of adult tour rates.
- 6 - 12 Years get 50% discount of adult tour rates.
- 12+ Considered adult person
- Our Rates policy for children above are applicable to children sharing rooms with their parents with Maximum 2 children per room.
- In case your tour to Egypt includes domestic air flights, an additional charge may apply for child according to flight ticket rate.
Egypt United Tours Safety Precautions During Covid 19
- All Our Staff are wearing face masks during tour and they are all checked daily for negative PCR Test
- Checking Travelers’ Body Temperature upon arrival and departure.
- Regular Daily Sanitizing for all our Transportations and vehicles.
- Complementary Face-mask daily for all travelers.
- For Accommodation we deal only the licensed hotels, Nile Cruises and tourism resorts which meet with the International health regulation for maximum occupancy of fifty percent.
- We ensure keeping social distance during all our tours.
- We provide hand free sanitizer for your use with all our staff.
- Taking The necessary action immediately for travelers and team in case of any symptoms appears.
- Follow up with all travelers 24/7 to ensure our clients health and safety.
Recommended things to pack for Egypt Trip
- Hand Sanitizer - Comfortable Walking Shoes – Hat – Camera or good mobile – Sunscreen Cream – Sunglasses
- If you plan your tip to Egypt in winter from November till March, a Jacket and worm clothes are a must, rest of the year comfortable cotton summer clothes are OK.
- Six Month Valid Passport.
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We make a donation to Egyptian Thalassemia Association ETA for each booking reserved.