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Semiramis III Nile Cruise

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Da USD 630

Experience a holiday far away from the hectic everyday life and join us for a trip on the Nile river! SUNRISE M/S Semiramis III will take you on a cruise from Luxor, the world’s greatest open air museum, to Aswan. Be enchanted by the fascinating landscape and rich cultural heritage. You will surely experience one of a memorable vacation.


Schedule: Every Monday from Luxor & Friday from Aswan

Da USD 630

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4 Night Nile Cruise from Luxor to Aswan

DAY 1: EMBARK IN LUXOR | EAST BANK

Arrive Luxor Airport, Where you are met by your Journey to Egypt Tour Guide (At EXIT DOOR, holding a sign with your name) and begin your day of exploring by visiting the East Bank of the Nile, the Temple of Karnak, where generations of pharaohs wished to record their names. Walk through the Great Hypostyle Hall, strolling among its expertly aligned columns, which soar to 80 feet high. Continue to the striking Temple of Luxor. View the three large statues of Ramses II along the front of the temple pylons; the Courtyard of Ramses II; and the Colonnade of Amenhotep III, with its 50-foot-high columns. Walk in their shadows as visitors have done since antiquity and ponder the astonishing feats of engineering it took to create them. Then, Board your Nile cruise boat. Enjoy lunch & Dinner on board.

Included Activities

Complimentary Airport Arrival Transfer, Karnak Temple, Luxor Temple.

Meals Included Lunch, Dinner.

DAY 2: VALLEY OF THE KINGS | CRUISING THE NILE

This morning, explore the West Bank of the Nile River and the Necropolis of Thebes, and view the Colossi of Memnon. Next, arrive at the architecturally stunning Temple of Hatshepsut, ancient Egypt’s first female pharaoh and regarded today as one of its most successful. Continue to the Valley of the Kings, burial ground of the pharaohs and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. For a period of 500 years beginning in the 16th century BC, tombs were built along this valley for pharaohs and nobles, including that of “the boy king,” Tutankhamun. Enter the tomb of Tutankhamun (Extra ticket on Spot) - found in 1922 by British archaeologist and Egyptologist Howard Carter- to discover the secrets of this storied chamber. This afternoon, Cruise to Edfu.

Included Activities

Colossi of Memnon, Temple of Hatshepsut, Valley of the Kings.

Meals Included Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Special Information

It is possible to do a Valley of the Kings hot air balloon tour which your leader can reserve for you. Intrepid only uses providers that have been risk assessed. You will be picked up between 4.30 and 5am from your Nile Cruise. Balloon capacity is maximum of 25 people and cameras are prohibited in the basket (mobile phones are acceptable). This activity runs subject to weather conditions. Please speak to your tour guide on Day 1 if you would like to book this activity.

DAY 3: CRUISING THE NILE | TEMPLE OF HORUS & KOM OMBO

Today, view the Temple of Horus, falcon-headed god of the sky. Built in 230 BC by Ptolemy III, this amazingly well-preserved and colorful structure reveals what temple worship in ancient Egypt was like. Back on board, Cruise to Kom Ombo. Disembark at Kom Ombo (hill of gold) to visit the Greco- Roman temple dedicated to Haroeris (the sun god) and Sobek (the crocodile god), whom some ancient Egyptians considered the creator of the world. View the mummified remains of several crocodiles that once basked along the ancient Nile shore, just as their descendants do today. Back on board ,Cruise to Aswan.

Included Activities

Temple of Horus, Kom Ombo Temple.

Meals Included Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

DAY 4: ASWAN | MAJESTIC PHILAE

Ride a motorized boat to Philae Temple on the island of Agilika. This sacred complex was dedicated to the goddess Isis and reflects a fusion of three great civilizations — Egyptian, Greek and Roman. The temple was dismantled and then painstakingly reassembled when the Aswan High Dam was constructed. Proceed to the granite quarries and site of the Unfinished Obelisk. Illustrating the skills of Egypt’s stonemasons, this monolith is one-third taller than any other ancient Egyptian obelisk. Later, Ride Like a Local around the Aswan Islands in a felucca, while enjoying a refreshing Scenic Sundowner.

Included Activities

Philae Templ, Unfinished Obelisk, Felucca ride.

Meals Included Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

DAY 5: DISEMBARK IN ASWAN | OPTIONAL ABU SIMBEL

Discover Abu Simbel, the commanding twin temples of Ramses II and his wife, Queen Nefertari. The former’s façade is dominated by four 70-foot-tall statues of the pharaoh. Perhaps even more impressive, this entire site was disassembled and moved here to save it from the floodwaters caused by the Aswan High Dam. Transfer to the Aswan airport.

Included Activities

Complimentary Airport Arrival Transfer.

Meals Included Breakfast.

Optional Activities

Abu Simbel excursion [includes guide, private air-conditioned vehicle and entry] from price – USD110 Per Person.

Special Information

It is possible to book a morning excursion from Aswan to Abu Simbel, where you can explore some magnificent temples. Please speak to your booking agent to arrange this in advance.

3 Night Nile Cruise from Aswan to Luxor

DAY 1: EMBARK IN ASWAN | MAJESTIC PHILAE

Arrive Aswan Airport, Where you are met by your Journey to Egypt Tour Guide (At EXIT DOOR, holding a sign with your name) and begin your day of exploring by visiting the majestic Temple of Philae. Ride a motorized boat to the island of Agilika. This sacred complex was dedicated to the goddess Isis and reflects a fusion of three great civilizations — Egyptian, Greek and Roman. The temple was dismantled and then painstakingly reassembled when the Aswan High Dam was constructed. Proceed to the granite quarries and site of the Unfinished Obelisk. Illustrating the skills of Egypt’s stonemasons, this monolith is one-third taller than any other ancient Egyptian obelisk. Then, Board your Nile cruise boat. Enjoy lunch. Later, Ride Like a Local around the Aswan Islands in a felucca, while enjoying a refreshing Scenic Sundowner.

Meals: Lunch, Dinner

DAY 2: OPTIONAL ABU SIMBEL | CRUISING THE NILE

Discover Abu Simbel, the commanding twin temples of Ramses II and his wife, Queen Nefertari. The former’s façade is dominated by four 70-foot-tall statues of the pharaoh. Perhaps even more impressive, this entire site was disassembled and moved here to save it from the floodwaters caused by the Aswan High Dam. 

Cruise to Kom Ombo. Disembark at Kom Ombo (hill of gold) to visit the Greco- Roman temple dedicated to Haroeris (the sun god) and Sobek (the crocodile god), whom some ancient Egyptians considered the creator of the world. View the mummified remains of several crocodiles that once basked along the ancient Nile shore, just as their descendants do today. Back on board, Cruise to Edfu.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 3: TEMPLE OF HORUS | CRUISING THE NILE

Today, view the Temple of Horus, falcon-headed god of the sky. Built in 230 BC by Ptolemy III, this amazingly well-preserved and colorful structure reveals what temple worship in ancient Egypt was like. Back on board, Cruise to Luxor.

Arrive in Luxor, journey to the east bank of the Nile, the Temple of Karnak, where generations of pharaohs wished to record their names. Walk through the Great Hypostyle Hall, strolling among its expertly aligned columns, which soar to 80 feet high. Continue to the striking Temple of Luxor. View the three large statues of Ramses II along the front of the temple pylons; the Courtyard of Ramses II; and the Colonnade of Amenhotep III, with its 50-foot-high columns. Walk in their shadows as visitors have done since antiquity and ponder the astonishing feats of engineering it took to create them.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 4: DISEMBARK IN LUXOR | VALLEY OF THE KINGS

This morning, explore the west bank of the Nile River and the Necropolis of Thebes, and view the Colossi of Memnon. Next, arrive at the architecturally stunning Temple of Hatshepsut, ancient Egypt’s first female pharaoh and regarded today as one of its most successful. Continue to the Valley of the Kings, burial ground of the pharaohs and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. For a period of 500 years beginning in the 16th century BC, tombs were built along this valley for pharaohs and nobles, including that of “the boy king,” Tutankhamun. Enter the tomb of Tutankhamun (Extra ticket On Spot) - found in 1922 by British archaeologist and Egyptologist Howard Carter- to discover the secrets of this storied chamber. 

Transfer to the Luxor airport.

Meals: Breakfast

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In evidenza

INCLUDED

  • Meet and assist service upon arrival & departure.
  • Accommodation on 5 star cruise on full board basis.
  • Certified professional tour guides.
  • All Nile Cruise excursions as mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Entrance fees to all the sites as as mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Nile felucca Tour in Aswan.
  • Bottled water during outings outside of hotel.
  • All service charges and taxes.

EXCLUDED

  • Any optional tours.
  • Beverages.
  • Tipping (Gratuities for your tour guides,drivers and cruise crew).

OPTIONAL

  • Balloon ride in Luxor $125 Per Person.
  • Abu Simbel tour from Aswan $110 Per Person.