If you've ever dreamed of exploring ancient Egypt, longed to follow the footsteps of the Pharaohs or imagined the desert sun setting over the deluxe Nile river cruise, you're ready to step aboard a Nile River cruise. For over five thousand years the Nile has been the life route of Egypt and there's simply no better way to experience the wealth of Egyptian history, culture and architecture than on a Nile River cruise. Many Nile Cruises offer all inclusive deals with deluxe luxury standards. Step on board the River Nile cruise ship Crown Prince, and step back in time on a voyage in which you discover the sights of ancient Egypt. From the comfort of your River Nile cruise boat, you can watch the shining waters of the Nile glide by. By day, you can join our excursions on shore to visit Egypt's monuments of a bygone pharaonic age. In the evening, sip a cocktail on deck of the Nile cruise ship and watch the sun set. Later on, come and visit the bar and lounge for a night of entertainment and fun.
Day 1 Luxor Embarkation. Lunch on board. Your afternoon will be free at leisure. Dinner and overnight on board the ship. Day 2 Luxor / Edfu After breakfast it is time to focus on the West Bank of Luxor: explore the great valleys of the Kings and Queens where generations of Pharaohs and Nobles were buried in crypts cut into the cliffs and guarded by the two huge Colossi of Memnon. You will then visit the temple of Queen Hatchepsut. Back to the ship for lunch. Enjoy your dinner and afternoon while sailing to Edfu. Day 3 Edfu / Kom Ombo Discover the huge temple dedicated to the God Horus in Edfu by horse carriage and tour it with your guide. Visit the colorful local bazaars on your way where you can buy your souvenirs. Lunch on board. Sail to Kom Ombo where you will visit the unusual double temple dedicated to the crocodile god Sobek and the god Haroeris. Dinner and overnight while sailing to Aswan. Day 4 Aswan Once in Aswan; you will go off shore for the visits of the gigantic high dam, unfinished Obelisque and splendid Philae temple of Isis the mother goddess. Back to the ship for Lunch. In the afternoon you will enjoy more beauty of the Nile while sailing around the Elephantine Island in a felucca. Dinner and overnight in Aswan. Day 5 Aswan / Esna Sail to Luxor via Esna. Overnight in Esna. Day 6 Esna / Luxor After breakfast, visits the East Bank of Luxor: walk among the colossal temple of Amun Ra and the avenue of the sphinxes between the Karnak and Luxor temples, an experience that you will never forget. Back on board for lunch. Enjoy a free afternoon. Dinner and overnight in Luxor. Day 7 Quena / Luxor Sail to Quena to visit Denderah temple then sail back to Luxor and overnight in Luxor. Day 8 Luxor Check out after breakfast.