4 days Nile cruise on MS Amwaj Living Stone Nile Cruise

Have an amazing 4 days Nile Cruise on MS Amwaj Living Stone Nile Cruise.you will discover the many archaeological treasures between Aswan and Luxor.

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Have an amazing 4 days Nile Cruise on  MS Amwaj Living Stone Nile Cruise.you will discover the many archaeological treasures between Aswan and Luxor .

Day 1- Aswan attractions Monday


Embarkation& Lunch on board of the Nile Cruise, proceed
Visits of Aswan including the Temple of Philae and tour by Felucca around Elephantine, the High Dam, the Unfinished Obelisk

Phiala temple
Built to honour 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 on board of the Cruise

at 16:00 sailing trip with Felucca around Elphinatine island and Visit Lord Kitchener island

Optional trip Then visit the Nubian village+ 45 $ Per person

The Nubian village is one of Aswan's attractions. It's worth visiting and spending  2 hours. The place is very authentic and genuine, Colorful and artistic, the Nubian Village will surprise you in every corner! While walking in the village, you will straight away feel the soul of this place!
Dinner &overnight onboard the Cruise

Dinner &overnight onboard the Cruise

Day 2-Abu simble- Tuesday


Breakfast & Lunch onboard the cruise.

Early Visit to Abu Simbel from Aswan

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

13:00 sail to Kom Ombo

Visit The temple of Kom Ombo

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)
Sail to Edfu-Overnight in Edfu 
Dinner &overnight onboard the Cruise
Galabyia Party.

Day 3- Edfu-Wednesday


Breakfast on the board on the Nile cruise, Breakfast on the Nile Cruise, Visit the 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.
Sail to  Luxor  through Esna lock
Visit  Luxor  temple
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 the Cruise.

Day 4- The valley of the kings-Thursday


Breakfast on the board on the Nile cruise, Breakfast on the Nile Cruise, Visit the west bank of  Luxor  and Karnak karnak Egypt 360

The Valley of the Kings :
Once  called the great Place of the Truth, this valley is 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 Known as the  Colossi of Memnon, Rising about 18 M from the plain, They are the remains of what was 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.

Karnak karnak Egypt 360 temple
Karnak karnak Egypt 360 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 karnak Egypt 360 was the Most Important place for the worship of the Theban Triad(Amun, Mut, and Khonso) 

Disembarkation after Breakfast.

Inclusions:

  • Meet and assist service upon arrival & departure
  • An assistance of our personnel during your stay and excursions
  • Transfer from hotel to the boat
  • All transfers by modern air-conditioned deluxe vehicle
  • Accommodation for 3 nights on MS Amwaj Living Stone Nile Cruise on full board
  • All Nile Cruise excursions as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Entrance fees to all sights between Aswan and Luxor
  • English speaking Egyptologist guide during your excursions

Exclusions:

  • Any extras
  • Drinks in the restaurant

Please remember to bring:

  • Passports
  • Hat
  • suncream

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