You can also spend your Easter trip in Egypt on board of a Nile cruise between Aswan and Luxor. It is the best way to explore these 2 cities and cities in between tracing the passage of the history of Egypt.
This Nile Cruise trip o will seize the opportunity for you to visit all the most important sightseeing tours in Luxor and Aswan and the cities in between such as the High Dam, the temple of Philae, the Unfinished Obelisk, Karnak and Luxor Temples, Valley of Kings, etc.
This Easter trip will be on one of the deluxe cruises on the Nile River. It has 62 deluxe cabins divided as 2 Royal Suites measure 50sqm on 3rd floor, 2 Presidential Suites measure 40sqm on 3rd floor, 12 Junior Suites measure 30sqm on 3rd floor and 46 Standard Cabins measure 20sqm distributed on 1st, 2nd & 3rd floors and all have a full length panoramic windows.
Nile Cruise Trip is an excellent choice for the Easter.
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. You will have a chance to sail on the Nile by a felucca. 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]
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]
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]
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]