5 Days Family Nile Cruise from Luxor Involves Abu Simbel

4 Nights Nile Cruise Oddesy From Luxor for Family

Welcome to an unforgettable adventure on the majestic Nile River in Egypt! This majestic 5 days family Nile cruise including Abu Simbel from Luxor was designed by Trips In Egypt Team to give families a chance to explore some of the most iconic historical sites in the world while enjoying a comfortable and luxurious cruise along the Nile. Along the way, you will visit the Valley of the Kings, home to the tombs of legendary pharaohs, and the Temple of Karnak, one of the largest religious complexes in the world. You will also explore the spectacular temples of Abu Simbel. Your journey will take you from Luxor, the city of the pharaohs, to Aswan, the gateway to Nubia. So come and discover the magic of Egypt on this unforgettable five-day Nile cruise, where adventure, culture, and relaxation await you and your family.

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Tour Details

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

Inclusions & Exclusions

  • The assistance of our personnel during your stay and excursions.
  • All transfers by modern a/c deluxe vehicle.
  • Accommodation for 4 nights on board 5* deluxe Nile 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.
  • Domestic flight
  • Egypt entry visa.
  • Any extras not mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Tipping.

Tour Itinerary

Day 1

Welcome to the World's Greatest Open-Air Museum

Luxor Tour – Trips in Egypt

Upon your arrival at Luxor City, our tour guide will meet you to take you on a Journey to the Heart of the Ancient capital of Egypt starting by visiting:

Karnak Temple

Karnak Temple is a massive ancient temple complex that was built over a period of 2000 years. The construction of the temple was initiated by Pharaoh Senusret I of the Middle Kingdom and continued by subsequent pharaohs, including Hatshepsut, and Ramses II. The complex covers an area of 200 acres and contains a vast array of buildings, including temples, chapels, pylons, and obelisks.

Luxor Souk

Luxor Souk is an immersive marketplace that blends vibrant and bustling bazaars filled with colorful stalls selling an array of goods from textiles and spices to jewelry and pottery creating a lively atmosphere that transports visitors to another world. As you wander through the maze-like alleys, you will encounter skilled artisans crafting beautiful handmade goods, adding to the magical ambiance.

Local School

As you step into the local school in Luxor, you will be greeted with the sound of children's laughter and colorful classrooms. You will have the chance to interact with them, learn about their culture, and maybe even teach your kids something new. As you leave, you will feel inspired by the passion and dedication of these young learners and their teachers.

Then we will drive you to our Nile Cruise to check in, enjoy your lunch with your family and have some rest before continuing visiting at night:

Luxor Temple

A visit to Luxor Temple at night is a truly magical experience that transports tourists back in time. The temple is illuminated by a dazzling display of lights and the atmosphere is magical. The night-time visit includes access to areas not open during the day, such as the inner sanctuary of the temple.

After enjoying your night, you will be transferred to our Nile Cruise to have dinner and overnight on board.

Meals: Lunch, Dinner

Overnight: Onboard the Cruise

Day 2

Unlocking the Secrets of the West Bank

Luxor Tour – Trips in Egypt

Enjoy your breakfast on board, then head with your tour guide to experience the magic of the West Bank of Luxor such as:

The Valley of the Kings

The Valley of the Kings is an ancient burial ground that contains the tombs of pharaohs and powerful nobles from the New Kingdom period, dating back to the 18th century BC. The tombs were constructed with intricate decorations and religious texts, providing insight into the beliefs and practices of the ancient Egyptians.

Hatshepsut Temple

Hatshepsut Temple was built in the 15th century BC during the reign of Pharaoh Hatshepsut. The temple features a series of terraces and colonnades, with statues of the pharaoh, gods, and mythical creatures adorning the complex. Today, it is one of the most visited sites in Egypt, providing a glimpse into the opulence and power of the New Kingdom period.

The Colossi of Memnon

These statues, known as the Colossi of Memnon, towered at a height of 60 feet as if reaching out to touch the sky. The people of Egypt believed that the statues were infused with magic and that the sound of their voices could be heard at dawn as if the spirits of the pharaohs were calling out to the world.

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 3

An Unforgettable Encounter with Egypt's Rich History

Aswan Tour – Trips in Egypt

The whole family will have delicious breakfast on board before discovering the Ancient Wonders of Edfu and Kom Ombo:

Edfu Temple

Edfu Temple is one of the best-preserved ancient Egyptian temples and was dedicated to the God Horus. The temple was built during the Ptolemaic period, between 237- 57 BC, on the site of a previous temple dating back to the Old Kingdom period. The temple's impressive facade features intricate reliefs and towering columns, while the interior is adorned with detailed carvings and hieroglyphs.

Then move to visit the Kom Ombo temple by horse carriage:

Kom Ombo Temple

Kom Ombo Temple was built during the Ptolemaic period, between 180 - 47 BC, on the site of an earlier temple that dates back to the New Kingdom. The temple is dedicated to two gods: Sobek, the crocodile-headed god, and Horus, the falcon-headed god of the sky. The temple features stunning reliefs and carvings, including a famous depiction of surgical instruments that attests to the ancient Egyptians' advanced knowledge of medicine.

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 4

Abu Simbel- The Majestic Temple of Ancient Egypt

Aswan Tour – Trips in Egypt

Receive your breakfast in the early morning, then head with your tour guide to visit The Magnificent Shrine of Ramses II.

Abu Simbel Temples

Abu Simbel is a complex of two massive rock temples that were built during the reign of Pharaoh Ramesses II in the 13th century BC, with the larger temple dedicated to the gods Amun, Ra-Horakhty, and Ptah, and the smaller temple dedicated to the Goddess Hathor. The temple’s most notable feature is the four colossal statues of Ramesses II that adorn the facade of the larger temple, each measuring over 20 meters in height.

Nubian Village

The Nubian Village is a fascinating destination with a rich cultural heritage. The Nubian people have their own distinct language, customs, and traditions that have been passed down through generations. Visitors can enjoy boat rides along the Nile, explore the local markets, and indulge in traditional Nubian cuisine while experiencing the warm hospitality of this ancient and enchanting community.

Then you will be transferred back to our Nile Cruise to have your delicious lunch on board with your beloved ones and overnight on board.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Overnight: Onboard the Cruise

Day 5

A Window into the Past of Ancient Egypt

Aswan Tour – Trips in Egypt

On the fifth day, you will have a delicious breakfast on board before checking out. Then, you will join your tour guide to Explore the Natural Beauty of Aswan starting by:

Aswan High Dam

Aswan High Dam is an impressive engineering feat that spans the Nile River in Egypt. This great construction is one of the largest dams in the world and provides a reliable source of electricity and irrigation for the region. The dam has also helped to control the annual flooding of the Nile, which was once a major problem for farmers and residents along the riverbanks.

Philae Temple

Philae Temple is a magnificent ancient Egyptian temple complex that was dedicated to the Goddess Isis. The temple was constructed during the Ptolemaic dynasty and features stunning columns, carvings, and reliefs that tell the stories of the gods and goddesses of ancient Egypt. Visitors can explore the temple complex and admire the intricate details and craftsmanship of this impressive archaeological site.

The Unfinished Obelisk

The Unfinished Obelisk is a massive ancient monument that measures around 42 meters in length and weighs approximately 1,168 tons, making it one of the largest obelisks in the world. The obelisk was never completed, despite its unfinished state, the obelisk provides a unique insight into the techniques and tools used by ancient Egyptians in quarrying and carving stone.

Enjoy your lunch meal at a local restaurant in Aswan, then move to visit:

Elephantine Island

Elephantine Island is a place where magic and history intertwine. The island is home to the ruins of several temples, including the Temple of Khnum, the god of the Nile, where the sacred elephant was worshipped. As you wander through the temple ruins and narrow streets of the island, you can feel the energy of the place seeping into your soul.

After enjoying your day, you will be transferred to your hotel/ Aswan station/ Aswan Airport.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Overnight: Onboard the Cruise

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