5-Day Nile Cruise Adventure: Cairo to Luxor and Aswan Package


Embark on a captivating journey through ancient Egypt with our carefully curated Nile Cruise itinerary. This immersive experience takes you through Luxor’s East and West Banks, Edfu, Kom Ombo, and Aswan, showcasing the splendor of ancient temples, historical landmarks, and the breathtaking scenery along the Nile River.


  1. Luxor’s East Bank Tour: Luxor Temple, Karnak with its Sphinx-lined Avenue, and the mesmerizing Sound & Light Laser Show (optional).
  2. Luxor West Bank Exploration: Valley of Kings, Temple of Deir El Bahari, and the Colossi of Memnon.
  3. Hot Air Balloon Ride (Optional): Soar over the Valley of Kings and Queens for a panoramic view of the historical sites.
  4. Edfu & Kom Ombo Temples: Visit the Temple of Horus in Edfu and the unique dual Temple in Kom Ombo dedicated to Sobek and Haroeris.
  5. Aswan’s Landmarks: High Dam, Philae Temple on Agilkia Island, and optional excursion to Abu Simbel Temples.


  1. Expert Guided Tours: Navigate the rich history with an English-speaking guide providing insights into each site.
  2. Comfortable Accommodation: Enjoy a 4-night Nile Cruise with full-board amenities, ensuring a relaxing and enjoyable stay.
  3. Convenient Transfers: Seamless transportation with included transfers in Luxor and Aswan.
  4. Domestic Flights: Travel efficiently between Cairo, Luxor, and Aswan via domestic flights.
  5. All-Inclusive Pricing: Transparent pricing covering accommodation, meals, sightseeing, and entrance fees.


Day 1: Cairo – Arrive Luxor – Luxor East Bank Tour Upon your arrival in Luxor, our representative will meet you at the airport and transfer you to your hotel. Shortly after, your guide will accompany you to explore the Luxor Temple, featuring its courtyard and the impressive granite statues of Ramses the Great. Proceed to Karnak, a series of temples built across different reigns, starting with the Avenue of Sphinxes. Explore the Unfinished Propylon, the Hypostyle Hall with its 134 colossal columns, the Obelisks of Queen Hatshepsut and Tutomosis III, the temple of Amon adorned with lotus and papyrus designs, and the Sacred Lake. Following the tour, you will be transferred to the cruise for boarding before lunch. Enjoy afternoon tea, followed by dinner on board and a mesmerizing Belly Dance show.

(Optional) You may choose to attend the Sound & Light Laser Show at Karnak Temple.

Day 2: Luxor West Bank Start the day with breakfast.

(Optional) For an unforgettable experience, take a hot air balloon ride over the Valley of Kings, Valley of the Queens, and the Nobles’ Mountain (additional cost of $95 per person). The flight lasts approximately 30-45 minutes, depending on weather conditions.

Explore the West Bank, crossing the Nile to visit the Valley of Kings, including the tombs of various dynasties. King Tut’s tomb requires an extra ticket (not included). Visit the Temple of Deir El Bahari and stop at the Colossi of Memnon on the return journey. Lunch will be served on board, and the cruise will sail to Esna. Enjoy afternoon tea and a disco party.

Day 3: Edfu & Kom Ombo Begin the day with breakfast on board. Visit the Temple of Horus in Edfu and sail to Kom Ombo. Lunch will be served on board, followed by a visit to the Temple Shared by the Two Gods Sobek & Haroeris in Kom Ombo. Overnight on the cruise.

Day 4: Aswan Tour After breakfast on board, sail to Aswan. Start your tour by visiting the High Dam, completed in 1964, providing stunning views across Lake Nasser. Explore the Philae Temple on the island of Agilkia, known for being relocated due to the construction of the High Dam. The main Temple of Isis and its monuments date back to the 26th dynasty and the Roman period. Lunch, afternoon tea, and dinner will be served on board. Spend the night in Aswan.

Day 5: Optional Abu Simbel Tour – Departure Enjoy breakfast on board and disembark.

(Optional, not included) Depart for the Temples of Abu Simbel, built by Ramses II and saved from Nile inundation. The colossal temple and the smaller Temple of Nefertari are carved into a sandstone rock cliff. Return to Aswan and transfer to the airport for your flight back to Cairo. Upon arrival in Cairo, you will be transferred to your hotel.


  • 4 Nights Nile Cruise accommodation on a full-board basis (including sightseeing).
  • All transfers in Luxor and Aswan.
  • Domestic Flights: Cairo / Luxor – Aswan / Cairo.
  • All tours and excursions by an A/C Car.
  • English-speaking expert guide.
  • Entrance fees for all visits.
  • Prices include all taxes and services.


  • Drinks and any personal expenses.
  • Tipping Kitty.

Season’s prices:

Plan A
May-SeptOct -April
Solo1300 $1400 $
Double1000 $1100 $

Nile cruises: MS Emilio, MS Radamis, MS Princess, MS Sara

Plan B
May-SeptOct -April
Solo1700 $1900 $
Double1300 $1500 $

Nile Cruises: MS Amwaj Nile Cruise, , MS Nile Premium, , MS Bule shadow, MS Crown Jubilee.

Tips and Advice for Travelers:

  1. Comfortable Attire: Wear comfortable clothing and sturdy shoes for exploring historical sites.
  2. Sun Protection: Carry sunscreen, a hat, and sunglasses to shield yourself from the sun during daytime excursions.
  3. Photography: Capture memories but respect the rules on photography within temples.
  4. Optional Activities: Consider participating in optional activities like the hot air balloon ride for an enhanced experience.
  5. Local Cuisine: Embrace the opportunity to savor local Egyptian cuisine on board and at various stops.


  1. What is the best time to visit Egypt for this cruise?
    • The ideal time is during the winter months (October to April) when the weather is more pleasant for exploration.
  2. Are entrance fees included in the tour price?
    • Yes, all entrance fees for the specified visits are included in the package.
  3. What currency is accepted on the cruise?
    • Egyptian Pound (EGP) is widely accepted, and major credit cards may also be used on board.
  4. Is the Sound & Light Laser Show worth attending?
    • It offers a captivating evening experience, providing a unique perspective on Luxor’s history (optional).
  5. Can I opt-out of any included activities?
    • While the itinerary is designed for a complete experience, you may choose to skip optional activities based on personal preferences.