7. From Cairo: 4-Day Nile Cruise to Luxor/ Balloon, Flights
Day 1/ Our representative will pick you up from your accommodation in Cairo/Giza to take you to the airport 3 hours before your flight to Aswan (our team will send the flight schedule depending on availability). When you arrive in Aswan, our representative will be waiting for you holding our sign, after helping you with the luggage he will take you to one of the most unique and relaxing visits in Egypt, f, where you'll also enjoy your lunch. admire the beautiful Nile views on the motorboat ride that will take you to the Village, the most colorful and feel-good village in the entire country. The Nubian Villages are painted in all the colors of the rainbow. To start farming around the Nile, the friendly Nubians moved from Sudan over 8000 years ago after the visit, our representative will drop you off on the ship booked for you in Aswan to enjoy your dinner and spend the night. Day 2/ Our driver will pick you up early in the morning, and enjoy a 3 hours car trip to Abu Simbel Temple, The temple resembles a memorial of King Ramses II and him and Queen Nefertari and it commemorates the king's victory in the Battle of Kadesh. After the visit, you'll be back on the ship to enjoy your lunch onboard and enjoy the sailing of the ship. upon arriving in kom ombo our guide will be waiting for you to visit the unique temple of kom ombo, One of the most unusual temples of Ancient Egypt, dedicated to two different deities: the local crocodile-headed god Sobek, and the first "god of the Kingdom", the falcon-headed god Horus the Elder (also called Haroeris). After the interesting visit, you'll be back on the ship to enjoy your time onboard. Day 3/ Early in the morning, our guide will pick you up from the reception to visit the hidden gem in Edfu, Horus temple, the second biggest temple in Egypt The temple is believed to have been built on the site of the great Horus-Seth battle. After the visit, you’ll be back on board to enjoy the sailing journey to Luxor. Day 4/ Our driver will pick you up in the morning to take you to the most magnificent experience in Luxor, the hot air balloon ride, and admire the surreal beauty of the city from the sky. After the ride, you’ll be back on the ship to enjoy breakfast before you start your journey in Luxor to discover all the wonderful temples (kindly check out before you leave ) Starting with the Valley of the Kings, Once called the Great Necropolis of Millions of Years of Pharaoh or the Place of Truth, the Valley of the Kings (Wadi Biban al-Muluk) has 63 magnificent royal tombs, all very different from each other. Moving to the mortuary temple of Hatshepsut, The Hatshepsut temple was commissioned by the reigning queen herself to serve as an Artistic representation of the queen’s life and reign and a beacon of elegance and grandeur. And before leaving the West Bank enjoy a quick visit to the colossi of Memnon, the two enormous statues of 18th Dynasty Pharaoh Amenhotep III originally designed to guard his mortuary temple. Ending the journey with the largest temple in Egypt, The Karnak Temple, Being the largest building for religious purposes ever to be constructed, the Karnak Temple was known as the “most select of places” by ancient Egyptians. Then the driver will drop you off at the airport to fly to Cairo, when you arrive there our driver will be waiting for you to take you to your accommodation in Cairo/Giza.