Steigenberger Minerva Nile Cruise From Luxor 8 Days

Passengers on this spectacular Nile Journey will take a leisurely Steigenberger Minerva Nile Cruise 8 Days through the Nile’s heart, passing by majestic pharaonic monuments and tombs. They’ll transport you to ancient Egypt, complete with all of its wonders and mysteries, as well as your own Egyptologist.

On our Nile Cruise Itinerary, a skilled Egyptologist will reveal the secrets of the pharaohs. You will be able to tour the majority of the important Egypt sites from Luxor to Aswan and experience all of the complexities of ancient Egypt because you will come across a point that will transport you to another event in Egyptian history.

You’ll travel through the pharaohs’ daily lives to the mysteries and secrets of the afterlife. As part of your 7-night Nile cruise itinerary, take a private, air-conditioned driving tour of Ancient Egypt. Contact us to book Steigenberger Minerva Nile Cruise Today.

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Trip Summary

Tour Starts: Luxor
Tour Ends: Luxor
Trip Duration: 8 Days / 7 Nights
Accommodation: 5 stars
Tour Category: Nile Cruise Tours
Trip Theme: Egypt Nile Tours
Cities to Visit: Luxor - Aswan
Tour Difficulty: Easy
Available for Handicap: Yes
Group Size: 4 to 10 persons
Style: Comfort - Educational - Cultural
Nile Cruise: Steigenberger Minerva ,


  • Day 1

    Thursday - Check in

    A tour of the East Bank and check-in

    Your Nile Cruise will begin once you arrive in Luxor. Arrive at your destination with plenty of time. You will have some free time after boarding and checking in. The ship offers a great supper around 1:00 p.m.

    After lunch, travel to Luxor's East Bank with the rest of your tour group to view the spectacular Luxor Temple and the massive Karnak Temple complex, two of the world's most important ancient sites. This city was once a temple-filled metropolis with a 2,000-year history.

    After your tour, return to the ship for afternoon tea and a spectacular Folkloric Show. Later in the evening, dinner is served.

  • Day 2

    Friday - Luxor City tour

    Luxor, the West Bank

    Enjoy a great breakfast aboard the Steigenberger Minerva Nile Cruise while soaking up the fresh Nile breeze. Your Egyptologist brings you to Luxor's west bank in an air-conditioned private vehicle. According to Egyptian mythology, it is the pharaohs' afterlife world, where they roam as would-be gods through the pharaonic subterranean tunnels that lead to the Valley of the Kings.

    Then a beautiful temple appears in the heart of a mountain. Hatshepsut Temple is dedicated to Hatshepsut, Egypt's greatest king. As you return to the boat, the Colossi of Memnon, two pharaonic giants, appear miraculously.

    Before boarding the cruise ship and crossing through Esna Lock, you'll be treated to a delicious Lunch .

    Finally, Stop for afternoon tea on the way to Edfu, eat a supper while sailing towards Edfu.

  • Day 3

    Saturday- Sailing to Edfu

    Cruise on the Nile

    Our adventure begins with a chance meeting. First and foremost, savour the Steigenberger Minerva Nile Cruise breakfast. Your Egyptologist will then take you to Edfu Temple, Horus's home. Based on its remarkable preservation, the temple looks to have been completed recently.

    Then have a look at the colourful memorials to significant events. Your Egyptologist will next take you to your Nile Cruise, where you will end your fantastic voyage to Kom Ombo.

    After that, float down the Nile while seeing the beautiful meadows of the Nile Valley. While sailing to Aswan, take advantage of your cruise's gourmet lunch and afternoon tea.

    After that, spend the night on a cruise liner near Aswan, Egypt, celebrating Galabia's party with a lavish feast.

    A free walking tour of Aswan's streets will also wow you with its unique ambiance.

    Dinner will be served at the conclusion of your outing.

  • Day 4

    Sunday -Aswan City

    Sightseeing in Aswan

    Start your day tour in Aswan, a beautiful city surrounded by natural beauty. After a sumptuous breakfast on board your Nile Cruise, your Egyptologist will drive you to the High Dam, a colossal construction project that is regarded as one of the twentieth century's biggest mysteries. From this vantage point, you can view Nasser Lake, the world's largest man-made lake.

    After that, you and Osiris will travel to the Philae Temple, which is Isis' home. Your Egyptologist will take you by water taxi to Philae Temple to see the Nubians for the first time.

    Relax and enjoy your lunch on the Steigenberger Minerva Nile Cruise after that.

    After that, spend the night on a cruise liner near Aswan, Egypt, celebrating Galabia's party with a lavish feast.

    A free walking tour of Aswan's streets is also available, which will captivate you with its unique ambiance.

    Dinner will be served at the conclusion of your outing.

  • Day 5

    Monday - Aswan City and sailing to Kom Ombo

    A day trip to Aswan

    The cruise ship at Aswan serves breakfast. Then you'll be directed to this section of pharaonic engineering, where the pharaohs' lines on the Unfinished Obelisk may still be visible, posing a pharaonic architectural issue. In terms of volume, it's the biggest.

    Visitors are welcome to visit the Aswan Spicy Market and its environs. After a leisurely tour to Kom Ombo, enjoy a scrumptious lunch.

    Finally, enjoy an evening aboard while listening to Nubian music and dining on Nubian food.

  • Day 6

    Tuesday - Kom Ombo Temple

    Trip to Kom Ombo

    Investigate the medical items in Sobek's palace to learn more about the first pharaonic hospital and how ancient Egyptians coped with injuries. Kom Ombo is the name of the temple. First, have a great breakfast on the deck of the cruise ship.

    After that, your Egyptologist will take you to Kom Ombo Temple. Then, for a wonderful supper, board a boat to Edfu. Afternoon tea is included in the pleasant trip to Luxor.

    Finally, onboard your Steigenberger Minerva cruise ship, enjoy a delectable dinner and galabia celebration. Relax in your spacious cabins as the cruise ship docks in Luxor for the night.

  • Day 7

    Wednesday - Luxor Day

    Luxor West Bank

    You are once again seduced by the attraction of West Luxor. Breakfast is critical on board a cruise ship. Learn how Ramses II built his colossal monument temple in Luxor's Theban Necropolis to withstand millions of years.

    The city grows into a full-fledged pharaonic metropolis, complete with Egyptian-style streets, everyday goods, and ancient Egyptian monuments. You'll learn about royal tomb labourers, marvel builders, and classic pharaonic archaeological artefacts with incredible artistry throughout your Egypt tour. Deir el-Medina is the town's name.

    The majestic Hapu Temple is located nearby. Following a delicious meal, your Egyptologist will join you on a Steigenberger Minerva Nile Cruise.

    After that, go on a complimentary walking tour of Luxor's streets and bazaars.

    Finally, a Nile night cruise with food and entertainment will be available. In your cabin this evening, unwind and rest.

  • Day 8

    Thursday - Check out

    Check out

    the Steigenberger Minerva cruise ship for a delectable brunch before disembarking. Depending on your flight/train schedule, you can then tour the Nobel Valley with the assistance of an Egyptologist.

    Finally, we'll transport you to Luxor railway station or Luxor airport, where you can board a domestic or international flight (according to your choice). We're looking forward to completing your paperwork so you can leave in style, with beautiful memories of your seven-night Nile excursion.


MS Steigenberger Minerva Nile Cruise 8 Days from Luxor itinerary Includes:

  • Expert pick-up service and assistance at Luxor Airport/ train station.
  • 2 comfortable transfers from/to Luxor train station/ Luxor airport via private A/C vehicle.
  • A private modern air-conditioned vehicle driven by a friendly driver transfers you to all sites named in the itinerary above.
  • 7 Nights accommodation onboard of  5-Star Luxury Nile Cruise (Luxor to Aswan) ( (Aswan to Luxor ) with full-board (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner).
  • An Egyptologist fluent English speaking tour guide accompanies you to all tour the sites above itinerary.
  • Service Charges & all taxes.
  • 7  Dinner meals, 7 Lunch Meals, and 7 breakfast meals.


MS Steigenberger Minerva Nile Cruise 8 Days from Luxor itinerary Excludes:

  • Entry visa to Egypt.
  • Entrance fees for all landmarks named in the itinerary.
  • Personal needs, including calls and internet usage.
  • All optional tours are not unnamed in the above itinerary.
  • Tipping and Gratuities.

Tour Attractions and Highlights

Package Price

Start from $1815$1988  / Person

The above rate is US Dollars per person in twin sharing.
The rate is based on the Summer season from 1st June to 31st August.

5$ reduction per person per night for triple sharing.
Single supplement is 50% over the above rate.

An extra supplement of 30% extra is applicable for travel between 1st Sep to 31st May except for peak periods.

During peak periods of Christmas and New Year from 20th Dec to 10th Jan the supplement increases to 50%.

Rates Policy for Children

  • 0 - 1.99 Years are Free of Charge
  • 2 - 5.99 Years get a 75% discount from adult tour rates.
  • 6 - 11.99 Years get a 50% discount from adult tour rates.
  • 12+ Considered an adult person


  • Our Rates policy for children above is applicable to children sharing rooms with their parents with a Maximum of 2 children per room.
  • In case your tour to Egypt includes domestic air flights, an additional charge may apply for children according to the flight ticket rate.

Important Notes

  • On arrival Please look for our Airport Team will be holding a sign with your name on arrival.
  • We use modern A/C touristic vehicles, however, we won't guarantee the same vehicle every day as we change it from one city to another.
  • In Egypt, drivers are not tour guides and we select the most professional drivers for your trip.
  • We only use licensed tour guides "Egyptologists" to grant a good experience for your trip.
  • Our tour guides will join you in the vehicle and will escort you to all sites as mentioned above.
  • We use a local tour guide in each city and we don't accommodate tour guides at the same hotel or cruise you stay.
  • We follow up daily with all travelers 24/7 to ensure our client's health and safety.

Egypt United Tours Safety Precautions During Covid 19

  • For your safety, our Team is following the covid precaution, and our staff is checked daily for negative covid PCR tests.
  • Egyptian Authorities might check travelers’ body temperature upon arrival and departure.
  • Regular daily sanitizing at all accommodations.
  • Complementary face-mask daily for all travelers.
  • For Accommodation, we deal only the licensed hotels, Nile Cruises, and tourism resorts that meet the International health regulation.
  • We ensure to keep 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.

Recommended Things To Pack For Your Egypt Trip

  • Hand Sanitizer - Comfortable walking shoes – a hat – camera or good mobile – sunscreen cream – sunglasses.
  • If you plan your trip to Egypt in winter from November till March, a Jacket and warm clothes are advisable, the rest of the year comfortable cotton summer clothes are OK.
  • A six-month valid passport and make sure to keep a printable scan copy.
  • A small bag to keep your personal belongings for daily use.
  • Make sure to print your trip itinerary to follow with our tour guides.

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Egypt United Tours Payment Policy

We highly recommend early reservations to guarantee and book preferred selected accommodation. During normal season we require a 50% deposit of the full package rate minimum one month prior to your trip starting to secure and guarantee tour space.

On High Seasons, Christmas, New Year, and Easter holidays, In addition, the packages that include airfare we require a 75% deposit minimum 2 Months before the tour starts.

Tour Deposit could be made by Bank Transfer to our company bank account or Credit Card.
Balance payment should be received a minimum of 15 days before your arrival in Egypt.

Tour Tipping

It’s not obligatory to tip every person giving you a service here in Egypt it's now part of Egyptian culture for appreciating your satisfaction with a good service.


Giving and Charities

We make a donation to the Egyptian Thalassemia Association ETA for every reservation.