7-Night Nile Cruise Adventure: From Aswan to Luxor and Back


Embark on an 8-day, 7-night Nile Cruise journey from Aswan to Luxor, uncovering the treasures of Upper Egypt. Explore iconic sites like the Philae Temple, Komombo Temple, and Edfu Temple in Luxor. Witness the Valley of the Kings and the majestic Temple of Hatshepsut. Enjoy comfortable lodging, inclusive meals, and onboard activities, all expertly guided and arranged.

Tour Info
  • Duration: 8 days , 7 nights
  • Departure time and location: 10:00 AM from Aswan
  • Return time and location: 10:00 AM at Aswan
  • Package category: Relaxation
Tour Highlights
    • Day 1: Arrival in Aswan, visit local attractions, and check-in to the cruise.
    • Day 2: Cruise sails to Kom Ombo.
    • Day 3: Pass through the Esna Lock.
    • Day 4: Explore the west bank of Luxor.
    • Day 5: Visit the east bank of Luxor and sail to Edfu.
    • Day 6: Explore Edfu.
    • Day 7: Relaxing day in Aswan.
    • Day 8: Departure from the cruise.
What to Expect
    • Luxurious 5-star Nile River cruise in Egypt.
    • Opportunity to explore ancient wonders along the Nile.
    • Immersive journey into Egypt's historical and cultural heritage.
    • Comfortable and well-equipped cruise accommodations.
    • Visits to iconic temples, tombs, and archaeological sites.
    • Picturesque landscapes along the Nile River.
    • Comprehensive and unforgettable encounter with Egypt's treasures.
  • Each participant gets a complimentary bottle of water and soda during on-ground tours.
More About 7-Night Nile Cruise Adventure: From Aswan to Luxor and Back
    • Transportation for tours: Modern A/C cars, buses, and minibuses.
    • Nile Cruise: 5-star standard Nile Cruise.


Day General Information

You will be greeted by our tour guide at the scheduled meeting point and then transferred to visit the sights in Aswan. Afterward, you will proceed to check-in and relax on the cruise.

Day 1: Activity - 1
Philae Temple

The Philae Temple, dedicated to the goddess Isis, boasts intricate architecture, including carvings and towering columns. Guided by our knowledgeable tour guide, you will gain insights into the religious customs of ancient Egyptians. This two-hour excursion will enhance your understanding of their rich cultural heritage.

Day 1: Activity - 2
The High Dam

Located on the Nile River in Egypt, the High Dam, also referred to as the Aswan High Dam, stands as a monumental engineering achievement. This remarkable structure was constructed with several key objectives in mind, including the control of flooding, the generation of hydroelectric power, and the provision of water for widespread irrigation purposes.

Day 1: Activity - 3
Nubian Village (visit available as an add-on)

To truly immerse yourself in the authentic Nubian culture, consider adding a visit to a nearby village to your itinerary. Your dedicated tour guide will coordinate the timing and transportation for this experience if you choose to include it in your journey. Upon arrival at the village, you'll have the chance to interact with the welcoming locals, exploring their unique traditions and daily routines that define Nubian life.

Within the village community, engage in conversations with the friendly residents, uncovering the intricacies of Nubian customs. Immerse yourself in their lively music, vibrant handicrafts, and delicious local cuisine, weaving together an unforgettable tapestry of cultural experiences. Your village visit promises to be a remarkable opportunity to witness and engage with the authentic essence of Nubian heritage.

Day Extra Information

Accommodation: 5-star Nile Cruise.

Meals: Lunch, Dinner.

Included Activities:

  • Philae Temple.
  • The High Dam.

Optional Tours:

  • Unfinished Obelisk.
  • Nubian Village.
  • Nubian Museum.

Day General Information

Your departure for Luxor on the Nile Cruise is set for 2:00 p.m., marking the beginning of a serene journey. After four hours of cruising, you'll make a stop at Kom Ombo, providing you with the opportunity to explore and immerse yourself in the wonders of this captivating destination.

Day 2: Activity - 1
Visit to Abu Simbel temples (optional activity)

Given the Nile Cruise's departure time at 2:00 pm and the universal allure of the Abu Simbel temples, it is highly advisable to include a visit to these iconic sites in your vacation package. Opting for a pre-dawn excursion to the Abu Simbel temples allows you to witness the mesmerizing sunrise casting its enchantment upon the colossal statues, leaving an indelible and enchanting memory. This early start also offers you the privilege of exploring these historical marvels before the crowds arrive, fostering a deeper connection with Egypt's profound history and architectural wonders.

Day 2: Activity - 2
Kom Ombo Temple

Discover architectural splendor at the Kom Ombo Temple, a true masterpiece. Its exquisite design, marked by meticulous symmetry, features two interconnected hypostyle halls adorned with intricate carvings. These carvings portray dual deities, creating a captivating visual narrative. Twin sanctuaries and entrances enhance the temple's harmonious aesthetics.

Historical accounts unveil a unique aspect: the temple housed two distinct priesthoods. Sobek, the crocodile-associated deity, found reverence in the eastern section, while the western part was dedicated to God Haroeris, also known as Horus the Elder. Immerse yourself in this captivating historical treasure and unlock the secrets of ancient Egypt's religious heritage.

Day Extra Information

Accommodation: Deluxe 5-star Nile Cruise

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Included Activities: Visit to Kom Ombo Temple

Optional Tours: Abu Simbel temples

Additional Information: The cruise departs at 02:00 pm, offering a great chance to explore the renowned Abu Simbel temples, one of Egypt's most important sites.

Day General Information

Embark on a captivating voyage as you navigate the remarkable Esna Lock. This engineering marvel serves as the Nile River's control hub, regulating its fluctuating waters. As you sail through this massive lock, marvel at the intricate mechanisms that efficiently control the river's flow. This experience provides a unique glimpse into the mastery of engineering that tamed the mighty Nile. Explore this monumental achievement and witness the Nile's captivating transformation.

Day 3: Activity - 1
Passing through Esna's lock

Prepare for an awe-inspiring adventure as you embark on a journey through the heart of the Nile's control center – the remarkable Esna Lock. This engineering marvel acts as the guardian of the Nile's ever-changing currents, providing a crucial passage for boats navigating its waters. Delve into the mesmerizing world of complex mechanisms as you traverse this colossal lock, gaining a newfound understanding of its mastery over the river's flow. This experience promises to unveil the secrets of Nile navigation in a captivating and educational way.

Day Extra Information

Accommodation: Deluxe 5-star Nile Cruise

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Included Activities

Edfu Temple visit

Sailing through Esna Lock

Optional Tours: Luxor City Tour

Day General Information

Prepare for a voyage back in time as we embark on a journey through the ancient wonders of Luxor. Our first destination is the renowned Valley of the Kings, where pharaohs of old found their eternal resting place. Unearth the secrets of these magnificent tombs, each with its unique story to tell.

Next, we'll visit the awe-inspiring Hatshepsut Temple, a marvel of ancient Egyptian architecture. Explore the grand colonnades and intricately carved reliefs that paint a vivid picture of this remarkable queen's legacy.

Our final stop takes us to the colossal Memnon Colossi, two towering statues that once guarded the entrance to an ancient temple. Marvel at their sheer size and the history they've witnessed over millennia.

Join us on this voyage through Luxor, where history comes to life, and ancient mysteries await your discovery.

Day 4: Activity - 1
The Valley of Kings

Embark on a journey to the King's Valley, a realm of unparalleled historical significance rivaled only by the Giza Pyramids. Within this sacred enclave, you'll encounter three remarkable tombs that beckon exploration. It's worth noting that for the smooth management of visitors and to preserve these precious sites, certain tombs, such as those of King Tutankhamun and Ramses II, do require an additional fee for entry.

These tombs, both historically significant and astonishingly well-preserved, offer a unique window into the rich tapestry of ancient Egyptian culture. The supplemental charges you might encounter play a vital role in the ongoing preservation and protection of these priceless archaeological treasures, ensuring they continue to inspire and educate generations to come. Join us on this enlightening journey through time in the King's Valley, where history is alive and waiting to be discovered.

Day 4: Activity - 2
The Queen Hatshepsut Temple

Prepare to be awestruck as you journey to the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, a monument that encapsulates the grandeur of this remarkable queen's reign. This expansive temple boasts majestic colonnades and intricately detailed reliefs, showcasing the pinnacle of ancient Egyptian architectural achievement.

As you traverse the temple's grand halls, you'll find yourself enveloped in the rich stories vividly portrayed on its walls. These intricate depictions offer a glimpse into the extraordinary accomplishments and enduring legacy of Queen Hatshepsut, bringing history to life before your eyes. Immerse yourself in the narratives that adorn this architectural masterpiece, and let the tales of this remarkable queen transport you to a bygone era of grandeur and majesty.

Day 4: Activity - 3
Colossi of Memnon

Our adventure led us to the awe-inspiring Amenhotep III's temple, where time had seemingly stood still, preserving statues that bore witness to the grandeur of his reign. These impeccably preserved statues provided an exquisite window into the opulence and artistry of the era, leaving us in awe of their intricate craftsmanship.

After our visit to the Queen Temple, we took a moment to capture the magnificence of these statues, their details reflecting the reverence and admiration they undoubtedly inspired in their heyday. With our cameras poised, we immortalized these remarkable relics before continuing our journey.

Our path led us back to the cruise ship, where a leisurely lunch and moments of relaxation awaited, allowing us to savor the memories of this remarkable encounter with Egypt's ancient past.

Day Extra Information

Accommodation: Deluxe 5 stars Nile Cruise

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Included Activities

Visit to The Valley of Kings

Hatshepsut Temple

Memnon Colossi

Optional Tours:

Hot Air Balloon

Luxor Temple Visit

Karnak Light Show

Day General Information

Prepare to embark on a journey through time as you explore two of Egypt's most iconic temples: Luxor and Karnak. These temples stand as magnificent testaments to Egypt's rich spiritual heritage and architectural prowess.

As you step into Luxor Temple, you'll be transported to an era of grandeur and devotion. This sacred site, dedicated to the rejuvenation of kingship, boasts grand avenues of sphinxes and awe-inspiring obelisks. The temple's detailed reliefs and colossal statues offer a glimpse into the spiritual significance of this ancient sanctuary.

Venture into the sprawling complex of Karnak Temple, a colossal marvel that served as the heart of ancient Egyptian religious life. Marvel at its forest of towering columns, intricately carved hieroglyphics, and revered statues. The Karnak Sound and Light Show promises to breathe life into this ancient sanctuary, immersing you in the mystical ambiance of Egypt's spiritual past.

Prepare to be captivated by the profound spirituality and architectural grandeur of Luxor and Karnak temples, offering you a deeper understanding of Egypt's cultural tapestry.

Day 5: Activity - 1
Karnak temples Visit

Nested within the expansive Karnak complex lies the pinnacle of ancient Egyptian temples, a site of unparalleled importance. Your voyage will lead you to this illustrious destination.

Spanning across a sprawling 200 acres, the Karnak complex stands as an architectural wonder. It plays host to a breathtaking array of grand columns, stately obelisks, and regal statues. As you embark on your exploration of this hallowed ground, a voyage through time unfolds, transporting you back to the grandeur and profound spiritual meaning that defined ancient Egyptian society. The Karnak complex captures the essence of an era, offering an immersive encounter with the magnificence of their civilization.

Day 5: Activity - 2
Visiting Luxor Temple

Nestled in the heart of Luxor, the Luxor Temple beckons with a profound historical allure. Regarded as Egypt's paramount temple, it stands as a living testament to the nation's enduring legacy.

Luxor Temple embodies a rich tapestry of history and culture, symbolizing Egypt's grandeur throughout the ages.

Immerse yourself in the architectural marvels that adorn Luxor Temple. From intricate carvings to majestic statues and stately columns, it's a masterpiece of ancient craftsmanship.

Stepping into Luxor Temple is akin to stepping back in time. It resonates with ancient rituals and spirituality, offering a captivating glimpse into Egypt's captivating past.

Explore the sacred halls, soak in its architectural opulence, and decipher the stories etched in stone. Luxor Temple promises an unforgettable journey through Egypt's splendid history—an experience that will leave an indelible mark on your voyage.

Day General Information

As the afternoon sun graces the horizon, our journey continues, sailing forward to the captivating Edfu. Onboard, you'll find a haven of relaxation, allowing you to unwind and soak in the serene beauty of the Nile's ever-changing scenery. Whether you choose to bask in the sun's warm embrace or find solace in the shade, your Nile cruise promises moments of tranquility and rejuvenation. Let the gentle rhythm of the river cradle your senses as you embark on this enchanting voyage through Egypt's timeless landscapes.

Day General Information

Prepare to immerse yourself in the mystical aura of the Edfu Temple, a sacred sanctuary dedicated to the revered God Horus. Situated in the heart of Edfu, Egypt, this architectural marvel beckons you to unlock its secrets.

The Edfu Temple, a testament to ancient Egyptian artistry, boasts intricate carvings and meticulously crafted reliefs. These artistic treasures offer profound insights into the rituals and religious practices of a bygone era, inviting you to decipher the spiritual significance that once permeated these hallowed halls.

As you traverse this historical gem, you'll be transported back in time, enveloped by an aura of reverence that lingers within its stone walls. The Edfu Temple, with its grandeur and enigmatic aura, promises an unforgettable journey through the annals of Egypt's rich cultural heritage.

Day 7: Activity - 1
Explore Edfu temple

Nestled within the Egyptian city of Edfu stands the remarkable Edfu Temple, an architectural masterpiece dedicated to the veneration of the esteemed God Horus. This ancient temple serves as an extraordinary testament to the artistry and ingenuity of ancient Egyptian civilization.

As you explore the hallowed precincts of the Edfu Temple, you'll be awe-struck by the intricacy of its carvings and the finesse of its meticulously crafted reliefs. These artistic expressions provide a captivating window into the sacred rituals and religious traditions of a bygone era, allowing you to glean profound insights into the spiritual significance that once imbued these sacred grounds.

The Edfu Temple, with its grandeur and enigmatic allure, invites you to embark on a captivating journey through time, offering a rare opportunity to connect with the cultural tapestry of ancient Egypt.

Day General Information

As the clock strikes 10:00 am, it's time to bid adieu to your current destination and set your sights on the next adventure. Departure awaits, and your journey continues, promising new discoveries and memorable experiences that lie ahead.

Inclusions & Exclusions

  • Airport pickup in Aswan
  • Private transportation throughout the trip
  • 7 nights of accommodation
  • Included admission to listed attractions
  • Private guided tours
  • Meals as specified
  • Expert Egyptologist guide
  • Inclusive of all taxes
  • International Airfare
  • Entry Visa
  • Any Extra Attractions Not Listed
  • Any Private Expenses
  • Tips
  • Drinks
  • Optional Tours

Current Season Price Details

Please Note that price changes per season, so the price will depend on the date you pick when check out
Single Room Double Room Triple Room
Must adult #
Price per adult $ 1700 $ 1600 $ 1550
Max child # [age:6-11]
Price per child $ 850 $ 800 $ 300
Max infant # [age:0-5]
Price per infant $ 300 $ 0 $ 0

50 % of the total booking amount

Extra Fees

For an additional fee, we can arrange flights between Cairo and Aswan, as well as Luxor and Cairo. Please contact us for further details.

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