23 October 2016

Luxor Tours and Cruises

Luxor to Aswan Luxury Nile Cruise tour - 5 Days

Enjoy five days of Nile cruising aboard the luxurious Oberoi Philae

Sit back and watch the world go by as you cruise from Luxor to Aswan in style aboard the supremely well-appointed Oberoi Philae. With all the old-fashioned elegance of a 19th-century paddle steamer, it also has all the modern facilities you could wish for, including a fitness centre, spa, library and plunge pool, and offers excellent fine-dining and charming and efficient service.

Tour Highlights

  • Luxor    ·
  • Essna    ·
  • Komombo    ·
  • Aswan    ·

Full Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Luxor

You'll board the Oberoi Philae at noon, and enjoy a delicious lunch on board before your first stop, as you visit the temples at Karnak and Luxor. You'll then rejoin your ship for afternoon tea and have time to relax and explore until dinner. You'll dock overnight in Luxor.

Day 2: Luxor - Essna

You'll rise early this morning and, after breakfast, you'll explore the West Bank of ancient Thebes. Your tour will take in the Valley of the Kings, where you'll have the chance to admire its royal tombs, before you continue to the temple of Madinat Habu and Dier el-Madina, the ancient village which was once home to the workers who built the tombs of the Valley of the Kings. Your final stop will be at the magnificent Colossi of Memnon. You'll then enjoy lunch on board and some pampering in the onboard spa as you sail to Essna, crossing the Essna Lock. This evening you'll enjoy a cocktail reception with entertainment before dinner. You'll dock overnight in Essna.

Day 3: Essna - Komombo

After breakfast this morning you'll visit the incredibly well-preserved Temple of Edfu, dedicated to Horus the falcon god. You'll then enjoy lunch on board as you continue your cruise to Komombo, where you'll visit the twin temple of Komombo, one side of which is dedicated to the crocodile god Sobek, worshipped as a god of fertility and creator of the world, and the other to the falcon god Haroeis, also known as Horus. Afterwards, there'll be time for afternoon tea and some more pampering in the spa before dinner. Tonight you'll dock overnight in Komombo.

Day 4: Komombo - Aswan

This morning you'll enjoy breakfast as you continue cruising towards Aswan. You'll visit the High Dam and Philae temple, then return to the ship for lunch and time to relax before a late afternoon visit to the Nubian Museum by motor boat. You'll return to the Oberoi Philae in time for dinner and dock overnight in Aswan.

Day 5: Aswan

Your cruise comes to an end after breakfast this morning, as you disembark in Aswan.


Deluxe Cabin fr £1625pp

Valid between:

  • 17/10/2015 - 21/12/2015
  • 05/01/2016 - 22/03/2016
  • 06/04/2016 - 03/05/2016
  • 01/10/2016 - 01/11/2016

Rates based on twinshare

Price includes

  • · Full Board Meal Plan
  • · Some Sightseeing Tours

NOT included

  • · Transfers
  • · Personal travel, baggage and medical insurance

International flights not included unless otherwise stated

0330·100·2220i 0330 calls are included within inclusive minutes package on mobiles, otherwise standard rates apply. X 0330 calls are included within inclusive minutes package on mobiles, otherwise standard rates apply. X