5 Days Nile Cruise Including Abu Simbel in the Christmas

Christmas Splendor on the Nile: 5-Day Cruise with Abu Simbel

Enjoy a mesmerizing journey through time and culture as you set sail on a magnificent Nile cruise during the enchanting Christmas season in Egypt. Picture yourself gliding along the iconic river that has witnessed the rise and fall of ancient civilizations, immersing yourself in the captivating beauty of its timeless landscapes. Through our 5 days Nile cruise from Luxor, you will indulge in a perfect blend of relaxation, exploration, and festive celebrations, as you delve into the secrets of Egypt's awe-inspiring wonders from the majestic temples of Luxor to the breathtaking beauty of Aswan, Trips In Egypt has designed unforgettable itinerary to whisk you away on a truly magical and unforgettable experience. Join us as we embark upon an extraordinary voyage that will ignite your senses, captivate your imagination, and leave you with cherished memories that will last for many years to come.

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Tour Details

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

Inclusions & Exclusions

  • Your pick up service from Luxor and your drop off transfer in Aswan.
  • Accommodation on 5* deluxe Nile cruise for 4 nights on full board.
  • Entrance fees to all the indicated sites in the itinerary.
  • High qualified egyptologist tour guide during your tours.
  • All trips and transfers by modern air-conditioned vehicles.
  • Meals as indicated in the itinerary.
  • All services, charges, and taxes.
  • Any optional tours.
  • Personal expenses.
  • Gratuities (Tipping).

Tour Itinerary

Day 1

Discover the East Bank of Luxor

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Upon your arrival to Luxor, join your private tour guide to explore the wonders of ancient Egyptian civilization as you visit archaeological sites along the Riverbank in Luxor's East Bank. Uncover the hidden mysteries of this ancient civilization in the most famous attraction starting by visiting:

Karnak Temple

Step into the awe-inspiring world of Karnak Temple which dates back over 4,000 years. This architectural wonder stands as a testament to the grandeur of the Pharaohs, with towering columns and intricate hieroglyphs that recount the stories of gods and kings. Let Karnak Temple transport you to a bygone era of splendor and divine worship.

Then, you will be transferred to our Nile cruise to check in, have your delicious lunch on board, and relax. Evening time, you will be transferred to visit:

Luxor Temple

Experience the captivating allure of Luxor Temple under the enchanting night sky as you step back in time to the era of ancient Egypt. Luxor Temple is adorned with majestic statues and illuminated by the soft glow of lights, this 4,000-year-old temple unveils its secrets, revealing the grandeur and spiritual significance it held in the lives of pharaohs.

Then, you will be transferred to your Nile cruise to have dinner on board and overnight on board.

Meals: Lunch, Dinner

Overnight: Onboard the Cruise

Day 2

From Temples to Tombs

Luxor Tour – Trips in Egypt

Continue your Christmas Nile Cruise experience with a captivating tour to Luxor's West Bank, where you will explore notable sites such as:

The Valley of the Kings

Step into the mystical realm of ancient Egypt's illustrious past as you venture into the captivating Valley of the Kings, where over 60 pharaohs from the 18th to the 20th dynasty, including Tutankhamun and Ramses the Great, were laid to rest.  

Hatshepsut Temple

Explore the enduring legacy of Queen Hatshepsut, Egypt's trailblazing female pharaoh, as you marvel at the temple's grandeur, its meticulously carved reliefs recounting the triumphs of her prosperous reign.

The Colossi of Memnon

Behold the monumental guardians of ancient history, the awe-inspiring Colossi of Memnon! Standing tall on the west bank of the Nile, these towering statues, each over 18 meters in height, have watched over the vast Theban Necropolis for over 3,400 years, silently witnessing the rise and fall of civilizations and echoing the whispers of pharaohs long gone.

Then you will be transferred to our Nile cruise to have dinner and overnight on board.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Overnight: Onboard the Cruise

Day 3

The Marvels of Edfu and Kom Ombo’s Ancient Architecture

Aswan Tour – Trips in Egypt

Have your breakfast on board, then move with your tour guide to visit:

Edfu Temple

The majestic Edfu Temple stands as a magnificent testament to the grandeur of ancient Egypt. The Temple was built during the Ptolemaic period in 237 BC, this well-preserved temple is dedicated to the falcon-headed god Horus and offers an awe-inspiring glimpse into the rich mythology of ancient times.

Then, move to visit

Kom Ombo Temple

The unique temple of Kom Ombo was built between 180 BC and 47 BC, and bears witness to the fascinating dual dedication to two gods, Sobek and Horus, offering visitors a captivating glimpse into the intricacies of ancient Egyptian mythology and rituals.

Continue sailing to Abu Simbel, enjoy lunch, dinner, and overnight on board.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Overnight: Onboard the Cruise

Day 4

Step Back in Time at the Temples of Abu Simbel

Aswan Tour – Trips in Egypt

Receive your breakfast box in the early morning, then join your private tour guide to visit:

Abu Simbel Temple

For more than three millennia, the awe-inspiring Abu Simbel Temple has adorned the cliffs lining the Nile River. These colossal formations not only astound with their sheer size but also immortalize the narratives of a forgotten epoch, enthralling countless visitors with their elaborate hieroglyphic inscriptions and towering sculptures.

Then, we will drive you to our Nile Cruise to have your lunch, dinner, and overnight on board.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Overnight: Onboard the Cruise

Day 5

Aswan- Where the Past Meets the Present. Welcome!

Aswan Tour – Trips in Egypt

Enjoy your breakfast on board before you check out the Nile Cruise, then join your private tour guide to discover the rich culture of Aswan such as:

Aswan High Dam

Aswan High Dam is a marvel of human engineering, harnessing the mighty Nile River's power to bring forth abundant energy and create a tranquil oasis amidst the desert. This awe-inspiring structure epitomizes mankind's ability to reshape nature, transforming a raging torrent into a serene reservoir while fueling progress and prosperity.

The Unfinished Obelisk

The Unfinished Obelisk is an ancient Egyptian monument that was carved from a single piece of pink granite, it remains unfinished due to a flaw that occurred during its construction, providing valuable insights into the techniques and tools employed by the ancient Egyptians.

Philae Island

Philae Island is renowned for its ancient temple complex dedicated to the goddess Isis. Historically, the island served as a significant religious center for the worship of Isis and witnessed the construction of magnificent temples dating back to the Ptolemaic and Roman periods.

Lunch Meal

Then, you will move with your tour guide to have your lunch at a local restaurant in Aswan.

We drive you to your hotel in Aswan/ Aswan station/ Aswan Airport.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

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