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Oberoi Zahra 7 night Nile Cruise Aswan-Luxor
Combining contemporary luxury with the highest levels of service, the magnificent Oberoi Zahra offers 3, 4 or 7 night itineraries departing from either Luxor or Aswan. Expert Egyptologists lead excursions in small groups to all the major sites and an informative presentation on the next day’s programme is held each evening in the library.
- Style: Cruise Holiday
- Duration: 8 days/7 nights
- Starts in: Aswan
- Aswan Dam & Philae Temple
- Valley of the Kings
- Karnak & Luxor Temple
- Renowned Oberoi service
Day 1 Aswan
Board your boat in time for a delicious lunch. Later visit Aswan’s High Dam and the temple relics of Philae.
Day 2 Aswan
This morning there is an optional excursion to Abu Simbel (additional cost to be paid locally). Otherwise you can spend the day relaxing on board, before heading back to the Philae Temple for a spectacular sound and light show.
Day 3 Aswan & Kom Ombo
Sail to Kom Ombo and visit its impressive twin temple. Return to Aswan and enjoy an afternoon excursion to the Botanic Gardens aboard a felucca, a traditional Egyptian sailing boat. This evening enjoy a cocktail reception on board your boat.
Day 4 Aswan to Edfu
Depart for Edfu and spend the morning relaxing in your cabin or making use of the onboard facilities. This afternoon visit the Edfu Temple, dedicated to the deities Horus and Hathor and a fantastic example of an Ancient Egyptian place of worship.
Day 5 Edfu to Luxor
After lunch visit the magnificent temples of Karnak before heading to the nearby Luxor Museum.
Day 6 Luxor to Qena
Rise early to explore the Valley of the Kings, where many of the great pharaohs were buried. Then visit the temple of Medinet Habu and stop at the Colossi of Memnon. Continue to Qena and visit Dendera Temple, one of the best preserved temple complexes in Egypt.
Day 7 Qena to Luxor
Early this morning you will sail back to Luxor. Visit the Valley of the Noble’s, the ancient Egyptian village of Dier El Madina and the mortuary temple of Hatshepsut. Later visit the impressive Luxor Temple.
Day 8 Luxor
Disembark your cruise and transfer to the airport or your hotel in Luxor.
per person (based on 2 adults sharing)
- 7 nights accommodation
- 7 breakfasts, 7 lunches & 7 dinners
- Shared sightseeing (max 9 people per group) as detailed with Oberoi Egyptologist
- International flights
Please Note:The Oberoi Zahra also offers this itinerary in reverse or 3 and 4 night cruises.
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