Nile River Cruises in Egypt

   

About Our Nile River Cruises

Egypt is the land in which civilization was nurtured. Steeped in history, it evokes memories of a glorious past. For millenniums, Egypt was and still is the cradle of civilization; it's rich in history and monuments proof of the heritage of humanity. En-route between Aswan and Luxor sightseeing on a Nile River cruise ship is the only way to appreciate the mysteries of Kom Ombo, Edfu and Esna.

 

Egypt is home to some of world's greatest wonders and some of these treasured sites are situation along the Nile River between Aswan and Luxor.

 

A trip along the Nile River is like a journey back in time itself. You can travel in comfort on this Pharaonic dynasty making stops at the landmarks of history.

 

About Our Cruise Ship Services

Standard Nile cruises sail from Luxor to Aswan or Aswan to Luxor. We offer Nile River cruises starting from 4 days / 3 nights up to 8 days / 7 nights. Following is a list of our featured Nile River cruise ships we offer categorized by standard.

 

We personally select each cruise ship based on stringent quality control standards. We're confident you'll appreciate our discriminate selection. Guided sightseeing tours are included in our cruises; tours in Aswan, Kom Ombo, Edfu and Luxor. Throughout your cruise you'll be accompanied by a professional and knowledgeable tour guide who provides in-depth history lecture of the ancient kingdoms.

 

Time permitting, optional day excursions to Abu Simbel from Aswan are possible. If your cruise starts in Aswan, we make this tour before your ship starts sailing. If your cruise ends in Aswan, we make this tour at the end of your cruise.

 

About Our Cruise Ships

Below is a list of featured Nile River cruise ships we offer. To view complete details and see photographs for a specific cruise ship, click on the ship of your choice:

 

 

Nile Cruise Sailing Schedules

There are 3 typical sailing schedules most cruise ships follow:

  • Shorter Cruises: 4-days / 3-nights (Aswan / Luxor)

  • Longer Cruises: 5-days / 4-nights (Luxor / Aswan)

  • Extended Cruises: 7-days / 6-nights (Aswan / Dendera / Luxor)

  • Extended Cruises: 8-days / 7-nights (Luxor / Aswan / Luxor)

4-Days / 3-Nights Sailing Schedule & Sightseeing Itinerary

 

Day  

Day-By-Day Sightseeing Itinerary

1 a.m.

Embarkation no later than 12:00 p.m. (noon).

p.m.

Guided tour of the High Dam - Old Dam - Unfinished Obelisk. Overnight in Aswan.

2 a.m.

Sail to Kom Ombo - guided tour of the Gods Sobek & Haroeris Temple.

p.m.

Sail to Edfu - guided tour of the God Horus Temple. Sail to Esna - cross the locks - sail to Luxor. Overnight in Luxor.

3 a.m.

Guided tour of the Valley of the Kings - Queen Hatshepsut Temple - Colossi of Memnon Statue.

p.m.

Free for leisure. Overnight in Luxor.

4 a.m.

Breakfast & disembarkation. End of cruise.

 

 

5-Days / 4-Nights Sailing Schedule & Sightseeing Itinerary

 

Day  

Day-By-Day Sightseeing Itinerary

1 a.m.

Embarkation no later than 12:00 p.m. (noon).

p.m.

Guided tour of Karnak Temple - Luxor Temple. Overnight in Luxor.

2 a.m.

Guided tour of the Valley of the Kings - Queen Hatshepsut Temple - Colossi of Memnon Statue.

p.m.

Sail to Esna - cross the locks - sail to Edfu. Overnight in Edfu.

3 a.m.

Guided tour of the God Horus Temple - sail to Kom Ombo.

p.m.

Guided tour of the Gods Sobek & Haroeris Temple - sail to Aswan. Overnight in Aswan.

4 a.m.

Felucca sail around Elephantine Island.

p.m.

Guided tour of the High Dam - Unfinished Obelisk - Philae Temple. Overnight in Aswan.

5 a.m.

Breakfast & disembarkation. End of cruise.

 

 

7-Days / 6-Nights Sailing Schedule & Sightseeing Itinerary

 

Day  

Day-By-Day Sightseeing Itinerary

1 a.m.

Embarkation no later than 12:00 p.m. (noon).

p.m.

Guided tour of the High Dam - Unfinished Obelisk - Philae Temple. Overnight in Aswan.

2 a.m.

Felucca sail around Elephantine Island.

p.m.

Sail to Kom Ombo - guided tour of the Gods Sobek & Haroeris Temple - sail to Edfu. Overnight in Edfu.

3 a.m.

Guided tour of the God Horus Temple.

p.m.

Sail to Esna - cross the locks. Overnight in Esna.

4 a.m.

Sail to Luxor - Guided tour of Karnak Temple - Luxor Temple.

P.M.

Afternoon free for leisure. Overnight in Luxor.

5 a.m.

Guided tour of the Valley of the Kings - Queen Hatshepsut Temple - Colossi of Memnon Statue.

p.m.

Sail to Esna - cross the locks - sail to Edfu. Overnight in Edfu.

6 a.m.

Breakfast - sail to Qena - Guided tour of the Temple of Hathor in Dendera.

p.m.

Sail to Luxor - afternoon free for leisure. Overnight in Luxor.

7 a.m.

Breakfast & disembarkation. End of cruise.

 

 

8-Days / 7-Nights Sailing Schedule & Sightseeing Itinerary

 

Day  

Day-By-Day Sightseeing Itinerary

1 a.m.

Embarkation no later than 12:00 p.m. (noon).

p.m.

Guided tour of Karnak Temple - Luxor Temple. Overnight in Luxor.

2 a.m.

Sail to Esna - cross the locks.

p.m.

Sail to Edfu - afternoon free for leisure. Overnight in Edfu.

3 a.m.

Sail to Kom Ombo - guided tour of the Gods Sobek & Haroeris Temple.

p.m.

Sail to Aswan - afternoon free for leisure. Overnight in Aswan.

4 a.m.

Guided tour of the High Dam - Unfinished Obelisk - Philae Temple.

p.m.

Afternoon free for leisure. Overnight in Aswan.

5 a.m.

Felucca sail around Elephantine Island.

p.m.

Afternoon free for leisure. Overnight in Aswan.

6 a.m.

Sail to Kom Ombo - sail to Edfu - guided tour of the God Horus Temple.

p.m.

Sail to Luxor - afternoon free for leisure. Overnight in Luxor.

7 a.m.

Guided tour of the Valley of the Kings - Queen Hatshepsut Temple - Colossi of Memnon Statue.

p.m.

Afternoon free for leisure. Overnight in Luxor.

8 a.m.

Breakfast & disembarkation. End of cruise.