Premium Nile Cruise

The Nile Premium Nile Cruise is an Ultra Luxury Nile Cruise ship launched towards the end of 2008 and is without doubt one of the most luxurious boats on the Nile. It is a sophisticated and chic cruise ship decorated in neutral tones whilst its dark wood lends it a distinct Colonial feel.

The Nile Premium has a lovely ambiance and is stylish without being overly fussy and contemporary without losing its feeling of warmth.

Egyptians have been sailing down the Nile for centuries. Since the reign of ancient Egypt and up till today, this great river played a vital role in the lives of the Egyptians. Now you can sail down the Nile in the Egyptian style in one of our recommended Nile cruise ships with all sorts of facilities and services.

Travelers who go on tours to Egypt can ride the Nile Cruise from Luxor to Aswan, vice versa, or from Aswan to Abu Simbel or vice versa. The Egypt tour we offer today takes the traveler in a magnificent ride from Luxor to Aswan in a four-night five days’ journey.

The Nile Cruise journey will enable the guests spending their Holiday in Egypt to explore the most awesome attractions in Luxor, Aswan, and between the two cities as well. This includes the Valley of the Kings, Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, the Colossi of Memnon, the Temple of Luxor, Karnak Temples Complex in Luxor. The High Dam, Temple of Philae, the Unfinished Obelisk in Aswan. This is besides the Temple of Horus in Edfu and the impressive Temple of Kom Ombo between these two amazing cities.

We only deal with the best multilingual tour guides in Egypt featured with their high level of education, knowledge, friendliness, the finest communication skills, and a long diverse experience in fulfilling all the requirements and desires of our beloved guests.

Program Itinerary:

04 Days / 03 Nights Program
EVERY FRIDAY ASWAN

Arrival to Luxor & Tour to the East Bank (No Meals)

Morning time, you will be met with GAT Tours’ Representative, who will transfer you by private A-C vehicle to your Nile cruiser. After that, you will visit the High Dam, which was constructed by the president, Gamal Abdel Nasser to store the water of the Nile. We will then ride in a motorboat to visit Temple of Philae, constructed during the Greco Roman times. Our last visit of the day will be to the Unfinished Obelisk, which was found in the granite quarry in the Southern part of Aswan. We will then return to our boat for overnight. [Lunch & Dinner]

Tour to the West Bank (Breakfast & Lunch)

Energizing breakfast on the cruise. Our Nile Cruise ship will land at the location of the city of Kom Ombo, where we will visit Temple of Sobek & Haroeris, which was established in the Ptolemaic period and completed in the Roman era and was dedicated to two gods, the local crocodile, Sobek and the famous eagle god, Haroeris. After that, we will get back to our boat for rest. Later on, we will visit Temple of Horus in Edfu, the finest preserved ancient Egyptian temple in the land of the Nile. We will then get back to our boat for overnight. [Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner]

Tour to Edfu and Kom Ombo temples (Breakfast)

Morning time is free at leisure or (optional) you can enjoy a Hot-air Balloon over the West Bank of Luxor. Enjoy your delicious breakfast before exploring the city of the dead where we can visit Valley of the Kings, the richest and most fascinating ancient tombs in Egypt. This was the burial site of the kings from the New Kingdom. The next visit of the day will be to the Temple of Deir El Bahari, constructed during the reign of the 18th dynasty by Queen Hatshepsut, one of the greatest rulers of Egypt. Our last visit will be to the Colossi of Memnon; these two huge statues are the only remaining items of the great funerary temple of Amenhotep III constructed in 1350 BC and became a landmark of Luxor afterwards. After that, we will get back to our boat for overnight. [Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner]

The High Dam, Philae temple & Felucca ride in Aswan (Breakfast)

Check out after breakfast. Later on, we will move to explore the east bank of Luxor including two marvelous temple complexes. Our first visit of the day will be to the Karnak Temples Complex, constructed over a period of more than one thousand years, almost all the impressive items of the Karnak we see today date back to the new kingdom specially the huge amazing columns of the hypostyle hall which are constructed by Ramses II, the greatest builder of ancient Egypt. We will then visit Luxor Temple, another startling temple which was established around the 14th century BC and the construction continued for many years afterwards by Ramses II, Queen Hatshepsut, and many other Pharaohs. After the tour, we will transfer you to your location in Luxor. [Breakfast]

05 Days / 04 Nights Program
EVERY MONDAY LUXOR

Arrival to Luxor & Tour to the East Bank (No Meals)

Morning time, you’ll be met by GAT Tours’ Representative, who will transfer you by private Air-conditioned vehicle to your Nile Cruise boat. After lunch, you’ll join our expert tour guide to visit Temple of Karnak, constructed over a period of more than one thousand years. We will then visit Luxor Temple, which was established around the 14th century BC and the construction continued for many years afterwards by Ramses II, Queen Hatshepsut, and others kings. After the tour, you’ll be transferred to your Nile Cruise. [Lunch & Dinner]

Tour to the West Bank (Breakfast & Lunch)

Energizing breakfast will be served on board. After that, we will visit Valley of the Kings, the richest and most fascinating ancient tombs in Egypt. This was the burial site of the kings from the New Kingdom. Our next visit of the day will be to Temple of Deir El Bahari, constructed during the reign of the 18th dynasty by Queen Hatshepsut. On our return way to the cruise, we will visit the Colossi of Memnon, the only remaining items of the great funerary temple of king Amenhotep III. Finally, we will transfer you to your Nile Cruise. [Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner]

Tour to Edfu and Kom Ombo temples (Breakfast)

Energizing breakfast will be served on board before our full day tour. Our Nile Cruise ship will land at the location of the city of Edfu, where we will visit the Temple of Horus, constructed by the Ptolemies in the 3rd century BC for the worship of the god Horus, the avenger of his father. After this marvelous visit, we will get back to our Nile Cruiser for lunch, rest and refresh. We will then proceed to visit the Temple of Kom Ombo, established in the Ptolemaic period and completed in the Roman era Finally, you will be transferred back to your Nile cruise ship for rest and refresh. Evening time, Egyptian folklore show will be operated by the staff. [Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner]

The High Dam, Philae temple & Felucca ride in Aswan (Breakfast)

Breakfast meal will be served on board. After that you will prepare yourself to join your expert tour guide to explore the wonderful city of Aswan. Our first visit of the day will be to the High Dam, which was constructed by the former president, Gamal Abdel Nasser to store the water, then generate a large volume of the electricity. We will then ride in a motorboat to visit Temple of Philae, constructed in the 3rd century BC in the Greco Roman era as the cult center of the goddess Isis. Our last visit will be to the Unfinished Obelisk, which was found in the granite quarry in the Southern part of Aswan. After the day tour, we will drive back to our Nile cruiser, so we can enjoy the tasty lunch. Evening time, Nubian show, Dinner and overnight on board. [Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner]

Departure from Aswan (Breakfast)

Check out after breakfast. Later on, we will be ready to drive by our Air-conditioned vehicle towards Abu Simbel, located to the south of Aswan, near Nubia, to visit the Abu Simbel Temples, simply the greatest achievement of ancient Egypt. Constructed by Ramses II, the two temples are cut out of rocks and buried under the sand for centuries before being discovered in the 19th century. The temples were actually relocated after the building of the High Dam by a UNESCO project. After the tour, we will transfer you by private Air-conditioned vehicle to Aswan Airport in order to catch your domestic flight to Cairo, where our service will be ended. [Breakfast]

Tour Details

$540.00 Per Person in Double

Validity

From 01 December 2018

To 30 April 2019

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Package Includes:

Meet and assist by GAT Tours’ English-speaking Representatives in all cities.

Accommodation on board of Nile Cruise – on (Full Board) basis.

Round-trip transfer ``Airport/Boat/Airport`` by private Air-conditioned vehicle with qualified drivers.

Private English-speaking tour guide in all the indicated historical sites in the program itinerary.

Entrance fees to all the indicated historical sites and attractions in the program itinerary.

All transfers by private Air-conditioned vehicles with qualified drivers.

All the current taxes applied by the Egyptian government.

Excludes

Entry visa to Egypt.

International flight tickets.

Domestic flight or Sleeper Train tickets.

All personal expenses like laundry etc.

Tipping to Guide, Driver, etc.

Any Optional tours may require.