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From Aswan: 3-Night 4-Day Nile Cruise with Hot Air Balloon

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Activity provider: Travel To Church

From Aswan: 3-Night 4-Day Nile Cruise with Hot Air Balloon

Activity provider: Travel To Church

From US$ 573.34 per person

Enjoy a 4-day cruise along the Nile River between Aswan and Luxor. Visit historic sights such as Philae Temple, the Abu Simbel Temples, Edfu Temple, the Valley of the Kings, and the Colossi of Memnon.

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Duration 4 days
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Live tour guide
English, Dutch, Danish, German, Italian, French
Pickup included
Any address in Aswan

Experience

Highlights
  • Treat yourself to a luxurious stay on a boat cruise along the Nile
  • Discover various historic temples and shrines
  • Learn about the religious history of the area
  • Explore the Valley of the Kings
  • Enjoy a sunrise hot air balloon flight on the final day
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Day 1

Get picked up in the morning from your hotel in Aswan. Begin your experience with your professional guide and head off to visit the High Dam which is the world's largest embankment dam, was built across the Nile in Aswan Next, head to the Incomplete Obelisk which is the largest known ancient obelisk and is located in the northern region of the stone quarries of ancient Egypt in Aswan Visit the Philae Temple which was built during the reign of Ptolemy II (Egypt’s Greco-Roman Period) by Motor boat. Finally, you will go to the ship for accommodation and lunch in the early afternoon. At night you will enjoy dinner on board.

Day 2

Rise early in the morning to visit one of the most stunning temple complexes in Egypt, the Abu Simbel Temples. Upon arrival your tour guide escort you around the site, explaining more about its fascinating history. After finishing, you will return to the ship to have lunch and begin sailing to Kom Ombo. Upon your arrival at Kom Ombo, you will visit the temple on a guided tour. At the end of your day, you will return to the ship for dinner.

Day 3

Early in the morning, after having breakfast, your guide will pick you up to head to Edfu Temple by horse carriage. Located on the west bank of the Nile in Edfu, Upper Egypt, the city was known in the Hellenistic period in Koinē Greek.

Return to the ship for dinner and your final night onboard. Day 4

Wake before sunrise to get ready for your balloon flight. Check out from the room and leave your luggage at the reception of the ship. Enjoy an unforgettable sunrise balloon ride. After landing, head to the west bank of the Nile to visit the Valley of the Kings, the Mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut, the Howard Carter House, the Colossi of Memnon, Karnak Temple and finally, Luxor Temple. Return to the ship to pick up your luggage. Be dropped off in Luxor in the afternoon at the train station or your hotel.

Includes
  • Professional Tour guide
  • Pickup and drop-off
  • 3 nights of accommodation on board a cruise
  • Breakfast, lunch, and dinner as per the itinerary
  • Transfers in a private car
  • Mineral water during the excursions
  • Abu Simbel tour with a small group
  • Edfu horse carriage ride
  • Sunrise hot air balloon ride
  • Gratuities (Optional)
  • Entrance fees
Covid-19 precautions
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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The trip was changed a little due to the corona, but it was still an experience

May 16, 2021

August 15, 2022

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