Spectacular 3-Night Nile Cruise: Aswan to Luxor with Abu Simbel & Hot Air Balloon Adventure


Embark on an immersive 4-day Nile Cruise and Tours from Aswan to Luxor, meticulously crafted to showcase the splendors of ancient Egypt. This well-rounded itinerary combines historical exploration, scenic beauty, and luxurious accommodations aboard a 5-star cruise. Led by qualified guides, you’ll traverse the Nile, visiting iconic sites such as Abu Simbel, the High Dam, Temple of Philae, Edfu Temple, Luxor Temple, Valley of the Kings, and more.


  1. Abu Simbel Temples: Marvel at the rock-cut temples dedicated to King Ramesses 2nd and Queen Nefertari, showcasing unique architectural design.
  2. Edfu Temple: Enjoy a horse and carriage ride to this well-preserved temple dedicated to the falcon god Horus, providing a glimpse into ancient Egyptian religious practices.
  3. Hot Air Balloon Ride: Experience a breathtaking sunrise Hot Air Balloon flight over the west bank of Luxor, offering panoramic views of the open-air museum city.
  4. Luxor Temple: Explore the East bank of Luxor and discover the amalgamation of ancient Egyptian, Christian, and Islamic influences at Luxor Temple.


  1. Expert Guidance: Benefit from the knowledge and insights of qualified licensed tour guides throughout the journey.
  2. Luxurious Accommodations: Stay in a 5-star Nile Cruise, ensuring a comfortable and opulent experience.
  3. Comprehensive Meal Package: Enjoy included meals, offering a taste of local and international cuisine throughout the cruise.
  4. Seamless Transfers: Experience door-to-door transfers, eliminating travel-related stress and ensuring convenience.


Day 1: Arrival to the Nile Cruise & Aswan Tours

  1. Aswan:
    • Meet and assist by our qualified licensed tour guide.
    • Transfer to the 5-star Nile Cruise for check-in before lunch.
  2. Aswan High Dam:
    • Tour the High Dam, a monumental achievement protecting Egypt from floods and generating electricity.
  3. Temple of Philae:
    • Visit the Graeco-Roman Temple dedicated to the goddess Isis, accessible by a small motorboat.
    • Return to the cruise for Dinner, folkloric show, and Overnight.

Accommodation: Overnight on Nile cruise board
Meals: Lunch, Dinner

Day 2: Abu Simbel Temples – Navigation to Kom Ombo Temple & Enjoy Sailing

  1. Abu Simbel Temple Complex:
    • Morning excursion to the impressive rock-cut temples of Abu Simbel, built for King Ramesses 2nd and Queen Nefertari.
    • Return to the Cruise for lunch and sail to Kom Ombo city.
    • Enjoy the scenery and unique photos on the cruise sundeck during sailing.
  2. Temple of Kom Ombo:
    • Visit the dual temple of Sobek, the crocodile God, and Horus, the falcon God.
    • Dinner on board and continue sailing to Edfu for Overnight.

Accommodation: Overnight on cruise board
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3: Edfu Temple & Arrive Luxor (Visit Luxor Temple)

  1. Temple of Horus:
    • After breakfast, experience a Horse Carriage ride to visit the temple of Horus at Edfu.
    • Relax on deck, admiring the Nile river scenery while sailing to Luxor. Cross Esna Lock.
    • Lunch on board and afternoon tea on the sundeck.
  2. Luxor Temple:
    • Late afternoon, arrive at the cruise dock, transfer to Luxor temple on the East bank, showcasing Egyptian, Christian, and Islamic features.
    • Dinner on board and belly dancing show. Overnight in Luxor.

Accommodation: Overnight on cruise board
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4: Balloon Ride, Luxor Tours & Departure Transfer

  1. Colossi of Memnon:
    • Early morning Hot Air Balloon flight over the west bank of Luxor, enjoying the sunrise and panoramic views.
  2. Valley of the Kings:
    • Breakfast and check-out for a visit to the Valley of the Kings, exploring the tombs carved by pharaohs.
  3. Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari:
    • Explore the Mortuary temple of Queen Hatshepsut at El Deir El Bahari.
  4. Temple of Karnak:
    • Return to the East Bank to visit the colossal Karnak Temple, covering an area of about 63 acres.
    • Transfer to Luxor Hotel, Airport, or Railway station (around 3:00 to 4:00 pm).

Meals: Breakfast
Duration: 10 hours (Balloon Ride and Luxor Tours)


  1. 3 Nights on 5-Star Cruise Board:
    • Luxuriate in a 3-night stay aboard a 5-star cruise, ensuring a premium and comfortable experience.
  2. Cruise Cabin with All Facilities:
    • Enjoy a well-appointed cruise cabin with all modern amenities, providing a haven of relaxation during your journey.
  3. All Meals Included:
    • Indulge in a comprehensive meal package, commencing with lunch on the first day and concluding with breakfast on the last day.
  4. Guided Tours to Mentioned Sites:
    • Explore all the sites mentioned in the itinerary under the expert guidance of a qualified Egyptology guide.
  5. Horse and Carriage in Edfu:
    • Experience a charming horse and carriage ride in Edfu, adding a touch of elegance to your cultural exploration.
  6. Hotel/Port Pickup and Drop-off:
    • Enjoy convenient pickups and drop-offs from your hotel or port, ensuring a seamless and stress-free travel experience.
  7. Trip to Abu Simbel from Aswan:
    • Embark on a captivating journey to Abu Simbel from Aswan, discovering the awe-inspiring temples dedicated to Ramses II and Nefertari.
  8. Life Trip Hot Air Balloon in Luxor:
    • Soar above the mesmerizing landscapes of Luxor with a hot air balloon ride, creating a unique and unforgettable experience.
  9. Air-Conditioned Vehicle:
    • Travel in comfort with air-conditioned vehicles ensuring a pleasant journey throughout.
  10. Exploration of West and East Banks in Luxor:
    • Traverse both the West and East Banks of Luxor, uncovering the treasures of ancient Egypt.
  11. Edfu Temple and Kom Ombo Temples:
    • Delve into the rich history of Egypt with visits to the Edfu Temple and Kom Ombo Temples.
  12. Aswan Tours:
    • Discover the enchanting city of Aswan through a series of guided tours to prominent attractions.
  13. Taxes and Charges:
    • All necessary taxes and charges are included, offering a transparent and hassle-free experience.
  14. Qualified Licensed Drivers:
    • Trust in the expertise of licensed drivers, ensuring safe and comfortable transportation.
  15. Door-to-Door Transfers:
    • Experience convenient door-to-door transfers to and from your destinations in Luxor and Aswan.
  16. Valley of the Kings and More:
    • Explore iconic sites, including the Valley of the Kings and numerous other attractions as outlined in the itinerary.
  17. Meals (3 Breakfasts, 3 Lunches, 3 Dinners):
    • Relish in a culinary journey with three breakfasts, three lunches, and three dinners included during your cruise.

 Tour Prices:

Single2- 3 Persons4- 6 Persons7- 10 Persons
Prices45 $30 $25 $20 $

Tips and Advice for Travelers:

  1. Appropriate Attire: Dress modestly, especially when visiting temples, and wear comfortable clothing for excursions.
  2. Sun Protection: Bring sunscreen, a hat, and sunglasses for daytime activities, particularly during temple visits.
  3. Local Currency: Have some Egyptian pounds for small purchases and optional services.
  4. Photography: Ensure your camera or smartphone is charged to capture the mesmerizing landscapes and historic sites.
  5. Optional Services: Be aware of additional charges for tipping, entrance fees, water/drinks on the cruise, WiFi (if needed), and extra services for hotel transfers.


Q: Are entrance fees included in the tour package? A: No, entrance fees are not included. Travelers are required to purchase tickets separately at the respective sites.

Q: Is tipping mandatory? A: Tipping is optional and can be based on your satisfaction with the provided services.

Q: Can the cruise accommodate dietary preferences? A: The cruise offers a variety of meals; however, specific dietary preferences can be communicated in advance.

Q: Is WiFi available on the cruise? A: Yes, WiFi is available on the cruise at an extra charge.

Q: Can travelers be picked up or dropped off at West Bank hotels? A: Yes, additional charges apply for pick-up or drop-off at West Bank hotels in Aswan and Luxor.