5* Nile Cruise from Heathrow

Destination: Luxor
Full board
Price From
£899

Relax and soak up the history with this fantastic 5* Nile Cruise from Heathrow for 7 Nights duration on a full board basis from £899.00 per person including excursions.

Whether you are thinking about Nile Cruise for the first time or you are a frequent visitor to Egypt we have a great selection of superb boats to choose from, all specifically designed with the Nile in mind. We carefully select all of our boats, so you can be rest assured of the best service and facilities as well as great value for money. We include exclusive Egyptologist on all cruises.

Itinerary

Day 1 Luxor: Depart the UK to Luxor. You will be met upon arrival and transferred to your chosen cruise boat (transfer time approx 30 minutes). Overnight in Luxor.

Day 2 Valley of the Kings: Today cross over to the West Bank of the Nile for the first excursion, The Valley of the Kings. From here visit the impressive Temple of Hatshepsut and the Valley of the Queens. Afterwards there is a visit to the enormous statues of the Colossi of Memnon. Lunch is served back on board the boat. Set sail upstream to Esna and pass through the Lock. Overnight in Esna.

Day 3 Edfu and Kom Ombo: Early morning visit to the Temple of Horus at Edfu. The cruise continues upstream to Kom Ombo where there is a late afternoon visit to the Ptolemic Temple dedicated to the gods Haroeris and Sobek. Afterwards still sailing upstream the boat will arrive in Aswan where you will remain for two nights.

Day 4 Aswan: Today is spent exploring the delights of Aswan. Sightseeing includes a visit to the High Dam, the Old Granite Quarries, the Unfinished Obelisk and then by boat to the Temple of Philae on Agilika Island. After lunch board a Felucca, a traditional Egyptian sailing boat for your included cruise down the Nile and around the picturesque Kitchener Island before returning for dinner.

Day 5 Abu Simbel: The morning can spent at leisure to roam Aswan some more or alternatively join the optional excursion to Abu Simbel to see the four colossal statues of Ramses II which for many will be the highlight of the cruise. This popular excursion is available by coach (approx £85) or by air (approx £215). In the afternoon an optional bird watching excursion and a visit to a Nubian house can be arranged.

Day 6 Nile River: Today we enjoy a quieter day sailing downstream along the Nile before arriving late evening in Esna. During this pleasant journey you can choose to take a dip in the pool, catch up on some reading or simply enjoy the view. Overnight on board in Esna.

Day 7 Luxor Temples: Sailing from Esna to Luxor arriving at lunch time. In the afternoon, visit the Temple of Karnak – an enormous complex of three temples dedicated to the Theban Gods. Afterwards explore the magnificent Temple of Luxor which was once connected to the Karnak Temple by an avenue of sphinxes.In the evening there is an optional excursion to the exhilarating Sound and Light Show at Karnak Temple (approximately £27.00 per person).

Day 8 Luxor: Transfer to the airport, for your flight home or to your next destination.

Please note: Order of sailing and touring is subject to change locally. Your tour guide will advise you accordingly.

To book or for more information for 5* Nile Cruise Trip, call us on 020 8744 0474

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