8 Nights Nile Cruise Package from the Netherlands

Have an amazing experience along the Nile valley for 9 days 8 nights Nile cruise from the Netherlands .discover the ancient Egyptian history between Luxor and Aswan, Visit the majestic Abu Simbel temple, Book us Now!

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Have an amazing experience along the Nile valley for 9 days 8 nights Nile cruise from the Netherlands .discover the ancient Egyptian history between Luxor and Aswan, Visit the majestic Abu Simbel temple, Book us Now!

Day 1

Day 1- Sunday
Fly from Amsterdam to Luxor on Turkish airline
Amsterdam-Istanbul depart at 14:40 Arrival at 19:00,Then Fly from Istanbul at 23.20 arrival  Luxor at 01.20 Then Transfer to Transfer to the Hotel  lotus

Day 2

DAY 02 -Monday

Transfer from Lotus Hotel to the Nile Cruise.Embarkation& Lunch on board of the Nile Cruise, proceed with the Visits to the Eastbank of the Nile Including

Karnak temple
Karnak is more than A temple, is a spectacular Complex of Sanctuaries, Kiosks, Pylons and Obelisks, All dedicated to the Theban gods and to the Greater Glory of Egypt`s Pharaohs, Karnak was the Most Important place for the worship of the Theban Triad(Amun, Mut, and Khonso) 

Luxor Temple
Largely built by the New Kingdom Pharaoh Amenhotep the Third and Completed by King Tutankhamon and the Great King Ramses the second, The First pylon was raised by Ramses the second and Decorated  with His Military Battle of Kadesh

Dinner &Overnight on board of the Cruise in Luxor

Day 3

DAY 03 Tuesday

Breakfast on the board on the Nile cruise, Breakfast on the Nile Cruise, Visit the west bank of the Nile Including

The valley of the Kings
Once  called the great Place of the Truth, this valley Called now the valley of the Kings, It is a Majestic domain of the Pharaohs who once lay in great stone Sarcophagi, awaiting immortality, The isolated valley behind Deir el Bahri is dominated by the Pyramid-Shaped Mountain Peak

The colossi of Memnon
Massive  pair statues Know as the  Colossi of Memnon, Rising about 18 M from the plain, They are the remains of what once the largest  complex on the west bank, Built by Amenhotep the Third

The Queen Hatshepsut temple
Rising out of the desert Plain, in a series of terraces, The temple of Hatshepsut Mergs with sheer limestone Cliffs of the eastern face of the Theban Mountain as if Nature herself had built this Extraordinary monument.

13:00 sail to Esna lock& lunch will be during the sail

18:00 arrive, Esna Lock, Sail to Edfu& Dinner

Overnight o board of the Cruise in Edfu

Day 4

DAY 04 -Wednesday

Breakfast on board the Cruise
07:00 Visit the temple of Edfu

Edfu temple
Upper Egyptian site dominated by a large well -Preserved temple, dedicated  to the hawk-God Horus,The Construction of Ptolemaic temple of Horus,which was founded on the site of a much earlier temple, dated to the period between the reigns of Ptolemy the Third(246 B.c),The descriptions on the walls  include the Myth of contending of Horus and Seth(Probably performed annually as a religious Drama.

09:30 Sail to Kom combo

12:30 lunch on board of the Nile cruise during the sail

15:30 arrive Kom Ombo visit the temple of Kom ombo

Kom Ombo temple
The temple and the associated settlement site located 40 K.m north of Aswan, the temple was dedicated to the deities Sobek and Horus  and date mainly to the Ptolemaic and Roman period(332 B.b -395 A.c)

17:30 Continue sailing to Aswan, Dinner will be during the sail

21:00 arrive Aswan and overnight on board the Cruise

Day 5

Day 5 Thusrday

Breakfast on Board the Cruise

08:00 Proceed with Visits of Aswan including the temple of Philae and tour by Felucca around Elephantine, the High Dam, the Unfinished Obelisk

Phiala temple
Built to honor the goddess Isis, this was the last temple built in the classical Egyptian style. Construction began around 690 BC, and it was one of the last outposts where the goddess was worshipped

The High Dam
Aswan High Dam is a rock-fill dam located at the northern border between Egypt and Sudan. The dam is fed by the River Nile and the reservoir forms Lake Nasser. Construction for the project began in 1960 and was completed in 1968. It was officially inaugurated in 1971.

The Unfinished Obelisk
Aswan was the source of ancient Egypt’s finest granite, used to make statues and embellish temples, pyramids, and obelisks. The large unfinished obelisk in the Northern Quarries has provided valuable insight into how these monuments were created, although the full construction process is still not entirely clear. Three sides of the shaft, nearly 42m long, were completed except for the inscriptions. At 1168 tonnes, the completed obelisk would have been the single heaviest piece of stone the Egyptians ever fashioned.

12:00 lunch onboard of the Cruise

Dinner &overnight on board the Cruise

Day 6

Day 6-Friday

Breakfast on board the Cruise

Optional Tour to Visit Abu Simbel

Abu Simbel temples
The two temples of Ramses the second and the Queen Nefertari were carved out of the Mountain on the west bank of the Nile between 1274 and 1244 B.c, The Great Temple was dedicated to Ramses the second, Ra-Harakhty, Amun Ra and Ptah, with 4 Colossal statues,The second temple was dedicated to The Queen Nefertari and Goddess Hathor,the two temples were dismantled stone by stone and rebuilt on higher ground,The preservation of the two temples of Abu Simbel must Rank as the greatest Achievement of the Unesco

Dinner & Overnight on board in Aswan

Day 7

Day 07 Saturday

After Breakfast on board Sail to Kom Ombo.then sail to Edfu Overnight in Edfu
Lunch on board. Dinner on board.
 

Day 8

Day 8- Sunday

Enjoy day sailing and Relax

Breakfast on board.

Lunch on board
 Dinner on board.
Overnight in Luxor.

Day 9

Day 9- Monday

Breakfast Box
Disembarkation
Depart at 03:45 from Luxor arrival at 07:55 at Istanbul. Then Fly from Istanbul at 11:45 arrival at 13:35 at Amsterdam

Inclusions:

  • International Flight tickets-Amsterdam-Luxor-luxor Amsterdam on Turkish airline
  • Meet and assist service upon arrival & departure 
  • The assistance of our personnel during your stay and excursions 
  • All transfers by a modern air-conditioned deluxe vehicle
  • Accommodation onboard 5-star cruise on full board basis
  • All Nile Cruise excursions as mentioned in the itinerary 
  • Entrance fees to all sights between Luxor and Aswan
  • English-speaking tour guide during your excursions( Dutch Guide is available )
  • All service charges and taxes

Exclusions:

  • Any extras and personal spending
  • Tippinng                     

Please remember to bring:

  • Passports
  • Hat
  • Sunglasses

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