Few places on the planet can offer such a spectacular historic and journey with so many awe-inspiring sights concentrated within a 9-night holiday. The cruise along the Nile between Luxor and Aswan offers the best and most convenient way to explore this truly unique collection of tombs temples, and timeless treasures, whilst the rhythm of life on the Nile will fascinate and captivate you.

Our cruise begins in Luxor with its famous Luxor temple, atmospheric Belle Epoque corniche, and its exotic resort atmosphere. We cruise the wonderful stretch of Nile between Luxor and Aswan after passing through the lock at Esna. Sites to visit include the Valley of the Kings and Queens, and the fabulous temple complex at Karnak The temple of Knum at Esna and Horus at Kom Ombo, as well as those of Philae & isis, together with the unfinished Obelisk and the Aswan Dam, which resulted in the creation of lake Nasser.
With so many unrivalled and world famous sights,

The holiday Starts with a 2 night stay in Cairo.

Rich History, Culture and Gastronomy

We offer the cruise part of the holiday on a full board basis, with an exotic mix of local and international dishes on offer during your cruise. We complement the programme with a deck barbecue and also special themed nights ensuring a memorable trip in this beautiful country. The stay in cosmopolitan Cairo is on a bed and breakfast basis giving you the opportunity to explore this great city at your own pace.

Nile Cruise Itinerary (7 nights)

Royal Viking (6)

Meet and transfer from Luxor airport to your cruise vessel, dinner and overnight stay in Luxor.

Check in/Check out


Enjoy your first Egyptian sunrise, followed by a visit to the West  Bank to the Valley of the Kings, Valley of the Queens, the Temple of  Hatshepsut and the Colossi of Memnon.

Early morning breakfast
Visit West Bank
13:00 – Lunch
16:30 – Tea Time
20:00 – Dinner
21:30 – Cocktail Party
Sailing to Edfu


Morning departure to Edfu where you will visit the extraordinary Temple of Horus, the mythical son of Isis and Osiris.  Here, according to myth, Horus avenged the murder of his father Osiris by defeating his father’s brother Seth in combat


08:00 to 09:00 – Breakfast

13:00 – lunch
14:00 – Visit Edfu
16:30 – tea time
20:00 – Dinner
21:30 – Galabaya Party
Overnight in Edfu


Sail on to Kom Ombo to visit the Temple of Sobek and Haroeris and then into Aswan for the night.

Early sail to Kom Ombo
08:00 to 09:00 – Breakfast
13:00 – Lunch

16:30 – Visit Kom Ombo

18:30 – Sail to Aswan
20:00 – Dinner
21:30 – Nubian Show
Overnight Aswan


Visit the High Dam – finished in 1971; it has ensured up to three harvests a year.  The Unfinished Obelisk – still rooted to the bedrock of pink granite and the Temple of Isis on Philae Island

07:00 to 08:00 : breakfast

08:00- visit Aswan

13:00 – lunch

14:30 – Nubian village (optional)

20:00 – Dinner

Overnight Aswan


Relax and enjoy a trip in a traditional felucca around Elephantine Island which will lead you to the Botanical Gardens on General Kitchener Island given as a gift in 1890.  Here, visitors enjoy the beautiful flowers imported from Africa, India and the Far East, with an optional excursion to the ancient wonder of Abu Simbel
04:00 – Abu Simbel (optional)

and the rest

08:00 to 09:00 – breakfast

11:00 – felucca ride

13:00 – lunch

13:30 – sail to Edfu

16:00 – tea time

20:00 – Dinner

Overnight in Edfu


Tour to the east bank with a visit to Luxor temple, originally joined to Karnak by an avenue of Sphinx. Visit Karnak which covers a huge area and includes several temples, the largest temple of Amun with an optional Karnak sound and light show.

Overnight in Luxor.

07:00 – 08:00 – Breakfast

08:00 – visit east bank in Luxor.
13:00 – Lunch
19:30 – Dinner
20:45 – Pick up time for Sound and Light Show(optional)
20:30 – Belly Dancer
Overnight Luxor


Leisure time in Luxor before you transfer to Luxor airport for your  return home.

Check out/Check in


This program is subject to change according to navigation circumstances.

For the hotel in Cairo either (Ramses Hilton, Meridian Pyramids, Pyramids Park)


The Ramses Hilton

This landmark hotel dominates the Cairo skyline. centrally located on
the banks of the Nile, the Ramses Hilton provides everything the
discerning international traveler would expect of a top city hotel.
Facilities include an extensive Riverside terrace and swimming pool, a
fitness center, bars and cafes, a range of dining options as well as a
casino plus a range of gift shops and boutiques.

The luxurious rooms offer all the modern amenities you would expect as
well as commanding views of the city and Nile.

Pyramids Park Resort Cairo

476 rooms and suites is considered a heaven in a unique landscape of
greenery, offering leisure and business travelers a memorable
experience amidst a comfortable and relaxing 25 acres of lush gardens
and exotic rare plants. location close to the region s most amazing
sights. The Resort is only 5 min away from the Great Pyramids of Giza
and the Sphinx ,a walking distance from the new grand museum ( under
construction ) and only 30 min away from the Egyptian Museum, the
Citadel. A little farther but also worthwhile are Khan El-Khalili,
Egypt s oldest market, the Museum of modern Egyptian art. The smart
village and Dandy mall are only 16 Km 20 minutes driving , ,23 Km
from Mall of Arabia 30 min driving , Mall of Egypt ( under
construction ) is only 17 Km , 20 min driving and 4 KM from Pyramids

Le Méridien Pyramids Hotel & Spa

is beautifully set in its own landscaped gardens with an unrivalled
and time-honored location, less than 1 km from the Sphinx and the Giza
Pyramids, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World and only
twenty minutes from Cairo’s city center. Le Méridien Pyramids Hotel &
Spa features 641 rooms and suites. With optimum taste and comfort in
mind, the state-of-the-art rooms & suites are generously sized,
offering the latest in-room facilities and services. Non-smoking rooms
and rooms modified for disabled guests are also available & most enjoy
a breathtaking view of the great pyramids