4 days Nile Cruise from El Gouna

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Have an amazing 4 days  Nile Cruise Tours from El Gouna on the River Nile between, Aswan and Luxor On Royal Princess Cruise, you will discover the many archaeological treasures, Nile Cruises Packages from El Gouna between Luxor and Aswan are an amazing experience to add to your Egypt Tour, Aswan and Luxor is the departure point and essential port of call for several Nile Cruises

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DAY 01 (Friday)

Pick up from your hotel in El Gouna and drive to Aswan. Count 7 hours of road. The distance is 528 km.

El Gouna Safaga 85 Km

Safaga Qena 160 Km

Qena Aswan 283 Km

Boarding and lunch aboard the cruise on the Nile, proceed to visit Aswan, including the Temple of Philae and felucca tour around Elephantine, the high dam, the unfinished obelisk.

Phiala temple

Built to honor the goddess Isis, it was the last temple built in the classical Egyptian style. Construction began around 690 BC AD and it was one of the last outposts where the goddess was venerated.

The high dam

The Aswan High Dam is a rockfill dam located on the northern border between Egypt and Sudan. The dam is fed by the Nile and the reservoir forms Lake Nasser. Project construction began in 1960 and was completed in 1968. It was officially inaugurated in 1971.

The unfinished obelisk

Aswan was the source of the most beautiful granite of ancient Egypt, used to make statues and embellish temples, pyramids and obelisks. The large unfinished obelisk in the northern quarries has provided valuable information on the creation of these monuments, although the construction process is not yet fully defined. Three sides of the shaft, nearly 42 m long, have been completed, with the exception of inscriptions. At 1168 tons, the completed obelisk would have been the heaviest stone ever shaped by the Egyptians.

12:00 lunch on board the cruise

Dinner and overnight aboard the cruise

DAY 02 (Saturday)

Breakfast and lunch aboard the cruise.

First visit to Abu Simbel from Aswan

Temples of Abu Simbel

The two temples of Ramses II and Queen Nefertari were carved in the mountain on the west bank of the Nile between 1274 and 1244 BC. The Great Temple was dedicated to Ramses II, Ra-Harakhty, Amun Ra and Ptah, with 4 colossal statues; the second temple was dedicated to Queen Nefertari and the goddess Hathor; both temples were dismantled stone by stone and rebuilt on heights. The preservation of the two temples of Abu Simbel must be considered as the greatest achievement of Unesco.

13:00 navigation to Kom both

Visit of Kom Ombo Temple

The temple and the associated settlement, located 40 km north of Aswan, were dedicated to Sobek and Horus deities and date mainly from the Ptolemaic and Roman period (332 Bb -395 Ac).

Navigation to Edfu-Night in Edfu

Dinner and overnight aboard the cruise

Galabyia Party

DAY 03 (Sunday)

Breakfast on board during the cruise on the Nile, Cruise breakfast on the Nile, Visit the Edfu

Temple of Edfu

Site of Upper Egypt dominated by a large, well-preserved temple dedicated to the falcon-god Horus, The construction of the Ptolemaic Temple of Horus, which was founded on the site of a much older temple, dates from the period between Ptolemy's reigns Third (246 BC), the descriptions on the walls include the myth of the dispute between Horus and Seth (probably played every year as a religious drama.

Sail to Luxor through the Esna Lock

Visit the Luxor Temple

Luxor Temple

Built largely by the pharaoh of the New Kingdom, Amenhotep the Third, and completed by King Tutankhamun and King Ramses, the first pylon was erected by Ramses II and decorated with his military battle of Kadesh.

Dinner and overnight aboard the cruise

DAY 04 (Monday)

Breakfast on the Nile Cruise, Breakfast Cruise on the Nile, Visit the West Bank of Luxor and Karnak

> The Valley of Kings

Formerly called the Great Place of Truth, this valley Now called the Valley of Kings, It is a majestic estate of the pharaohs who once rested in great stone sarcophagi, awaiting immortality. The isolated valley behind Deir el-Bahri is dominated by the pyramid shaped mountain

The Colossi of Memnon

Massive paired statues known as Colossi of Memnon, rising about 18 m from the plain, are the remains of what was once the largest complex on the west bank, built by Amenhotep the Third.

The temple of Queen Hatshepsut

Rising in the deserted plain, on a series of terraces, the temple of Hatshepsut merges with steep limestone cliffs on the east side of the Theban mountain, as if nature itself had built this extraordinary monument.

Overnight aboard the cruise in Luxor

 Karnak Temple

Karnak is more than a temple, is a spectacular complex of shrines, kiosks, pylons and obelisks, all dedicated to the Theban gods and the greatest glory of the Egyptian pharaohs. Karnak was the most important place for the worship of the tribal tribe. (Amon, Mut and Khonso)

Landing after breakfast. Then departure for El Gouna

Highlights

  • Enjoyingb4 days Nile Cruise tours to relax
  • Discover the many archaeological treasures between Luxor and Aswan
  • Visit Egypt`s Top Highlights
  • Abu simble
  • Phila temple
  • Aswan Dam
  • Edfu
  • Kom ombo
  • The valley of the Kings
  • Queen Hatshepsut temple
  • Karnak temple

Included

  • Meet and assist service upon arrival & departure 
  • An assistance of our personnel during your stay and excursions 
  • All transfers by a modern air-conditioned deluxe vehicle
  • Accommodation on board 5-star cruise on full board basis
  • All Nile Cruise excursions as mentioned in the itinerary sharing Nile cruise group
  • Entrance fees to all sights between Luxor and Aswan
  • English-speaking tour guide during your excursions
  • All service charges and taxes

Excluded:

  • Any extras and personal spending
  • Tipping

Cruise:

- Main dining room.
- Lounge bar.
- Sundeck where you can enjoy the swimming pool and jacuzzi.
- Sip on your favorite drink at the shaded pool bar.
- Equipped gym and massage therapist.
- Pool table, chess, and playing card table.
- Gift Shop.
- Internet service in public areas.
- Laundry service.

Route

  1. Aswan
  2. Luxor