5 Days Nile River Cruise from Luxor in the Christmas

Luxor to Aswan: A 5-Day Christmas Journey on the Nile

Spending 5 days Nile Cruise from Luxor during Christmas is an unforgettable journey as you navigate the majestic Nile River aboard the Nile Cruise departing from Luxor, immersing yourself in the timeless magnificence of Egypt's ancient marvels. Explore the awe-inspiring views of the Nile River, passing by ancient Egyptian temples and tombs, creating a truly mesmerizing experience. Enjoy 5 days on a Nile cruise starting from Luxor to Aswan where every comfort and desire is meticulously attended to by Trips In Egypt Team. Engage in captivating guided tours led by our Egyptologists, unraveling the mysteries and hidden treasures of famous sites like the Valley of the Kings and the Temple of Karnak. Get ready to embark on an enchanting five-day, where the harmonious blend of history and indulgence will leave you with cherished memories that will last a lifetime.

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Tour Details

Availability Saturdays / Mondays / Thursdays
Pickup & Drop Off Luxor / Aswan
Tour Duration 5 Days / 4 Nights
Tour Type Christmas Holiday

Inclusions & Exclusions

  • Assistance Of Our Personnel During Your Stay And Excursions.
  • All Transfers By Modern A/C Deluxe Vehicle.
  • Accommodation For 4 Nights On Board 5 Star Cruise On Full Board Basis.
  • All Nile Cruise Excursions As Mentioned In The Itinerary.
  • Entrance Fees To All Sights Between Luxor And Aswan.
  • Egyptologist Guide During Your Excursions.
  • All Service Charges And Taxes.
  • International Airfare.
  • Egypt Entry Visa.
  • Any Extras Not Mentioned In The Itinerary.
  • Tipping.

Tour Itinerary

Day 1

Exploring the Riches of Luxor's East Bank

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Start your 5-day Nile cruise from Luxor to Aswan by meeting your tour guide upon your arrival in Luxor. Explore archaeological attractions starting by visiting:

Karnak Temple

Karnak Temple was built during the reign of Pharaoh Senusret I around 2000 BC in the Middle Kingdom of Ancient Egypt. The Temple is famous for its grandeur and architectural marvels as it served as a major religious center dedicated to the worship of the god Amun-Ra, attracting pilgrims and visitors for over two millennia.

Then, you will check in on the Nile cruise to have your delicious lunch on board and relax. In the evening, join your tour guide to visit:

Luxor Temple

Luxor Temple is a magnificent ancient temple complex dating back to the 14th century BC. Visiting the temple by night offers a mesmerizing experience as the beautifully illuminated structures transport visitors to a different era, allowing them to appreciate the grandeur and spiritual significance of this historical site.

You will be transferred to our Nile Cruise to have your dinner and overnight on board.

Meals: Lunch, Dinner

Overnight: Onboard the Cruise

Day 2

Embark on a West Bank Adventure

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 Have your breakfast on board, then continue your 5 days on the Nile River cruise to the West Bank of Luxor to visit:

The Valley of the Kings

The Valley of the Kings is an iconic burial site that has around 62 tombs from the 18th, 19th, and 20th dynasties. The Valley of the Kings has historical significance as the final resting place of numerous pharaohs and powerful nobles, including Tutankhamun and Ramses II, showcasing their wealth, artistry, and religious beliefs.

Hatshepsut Temple

Hatshepsut Temple, also known as the mortuary temple of Hatshepsut (1507–1458 BC), was built in the 15th century BC in 1479 BC, it holds great significance as the mortuary temple dedicated to Queen Hatshepsut, one of the few female pharaohs in ancient Egypt.

The Colossi of Memnon

The Colossi of Memnon are two massive stone statues of Pharaoh Amenhotep III. The two statues dating back to the 14th century BC, hold historical significance as guardians of the pharaoh's mortuary temple and represent his divine power.

Then, you will have your lunch & dinner and overnight on board.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Overnight: Onboard the Cruise

Day 3

Christmas on the River Nile: Unforgettable Moments

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After having your breakfast on board, join your tour guide to visit:

Edfu Temple

Edfu Temple was dedicated to the falcon-headed god Horus. The Temple was constructed between 237 and 57 BC during the Ptolemaic dynasty, it is of great significance as one of the best-preserved temples in Egypt. Edfu Temple offers valuable insights into ancient Egyptian religious beliefs.

Then, get back to the Cruise to have lunch, and enjoy sailing until your arrival to:

Kom Ombo Temple

Kom Ombo Temple is a unique double temple located along the banks of the Nile River. Kom Ombo was built in the Ptolemaic period to the Roman era. This temple stands out for its symmetrical design, featuring twin entrances, halls, and sanctuaries dedicated to two different deities, Sobek and Horus.

Enjoy your dinner on board. Then, sail to Aswan and overnight on board.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Overnight: Onboard the Cruise

Day 4

Experience the Enchanting Beauty of Aswan

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In the morning time, enjoy your breakfast on board then move to continue your Christmas tour by visiting:

The High Dam

Aswan High Dam is a monumental engineering feat situated across the Nile River in Aswan. Aswan High Dam was built between 1960 and 1971. This massive dam controls the flow of the Nile, providing numerous benefits such as hydroelectric power generation, flood control, and the creation of Lake Nasser.

Philae Temple

Philae Temple stands as a majestic testament to ancient architectural prowess. Its columns evoke a sense of divine splendor, inviting visitors to immerse themselves in the grandeur of a bygone era.

The Unfinished Obelisk

The Unfinished Obelisk bears witness to the ambitious endeavors of ancient craftsmen. The Obelisk was carved directly into the bedrock but left unfinished due to a crack, this colossal obelisk dates back to the New Kingdom period.

Then, you will be transferred to our Nile Cruise to have lunch & dinner and overnight on board.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Overnight: Onboard the Cruise

Day 5

End your Christmas tour in Upper Egypt

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In the morning, enjoy your breakfast on board then check out from our Nile cruise. We will drive you to your hotel in Aswan/ Aswan station/ Aswan Airport to end your Christmas tour.

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