5 Days Egypt Family Journey Across the Nile
- Duration: 5 Days / 4 Nights
- Tour Location: Luxor – Edfu – Kom Ombo – Aswan
- Tour Availability: Saturdays – Mondays – Thursdays
- Pickup & Drop Off: Luxor – Aswan
- Tour Type: Family
Family vacation for 5 days on the Nile River
The celestial marvels of Egypt will help to illuminate the rich history of ancient Egypt, which was concentrated at Luxor and Aswan on the banks of the Nile River for more than 5000 years. Every family’s access to Egypt’s magnificent treasures, including the Luxor Temple, the Karnak Temple Complex, the Valley of the Kings, the Hatshepsut Temple, the Philae Temple, the Abu Simbel Temple, Edfu & Kom Ombo, and many more, will depend on taking a Nile Cruise. The whole family will delight in these wonderful amenities, which include the best service, soothing transportation, round-the-clock customer support, and highly qualified tour guides. Every family member will be able to learn about the greatest civilization ever and experience the ultimate Egypt trip during this fun-filled 5 days.
- Karnak Temples
- Luxor Temple by Night
- Valley of the Kings
- Colossi of Memnon
- Hatshepsut Temple
- Philae Temple
- The Unfinished Obelisk
- The High Dam
- Edfu Temple
- Kom Ombo Temple
- Accommodation for 4 nights on board a 5-star cruise on a full board basis.
- The assistance of our personnel during your tour.
- All transfers are by a modern air-conditioned deluxe vehicle.
- All Nile Cruise excursions as mentioned in the itinerary.
- Entrance fees to all sights between Luxor and Aswan.
- Egyptologist guide during your tour.
- All service charges and taxes.
- Personal Expenses.
- Any extras not mentioned in the program.
Day 1: Depart Luxor to Begin Your Magical Nile Cruise Tour
After the family meets the tour guide who took them all to discover the delights of East Luxor bank, the 5-day family Nile cruise trip will begin as soon as they arrive in Luxor.
Temple of Karnak
The largest and oldest open-air religious museum, the Karnak Temple Complex was built and expanded over more than 1500 years, from the Middle Kingdom (2000-1700 BCE) through the Ptolemaic Kingdom (305-30 BCE), over 247 acres. It is regarded as one of the most prestigious locations. It is the location of several Amun-Re and Mut precincts in addition to the Great Hypostyle Hall.
After lunch, the whole family will check into their 5-star hotel in Luxor, unwind, and then leave in the evening to visit:
Luxor Temple by Night
To serve as a fitting emblem of the authority of ancient Egyptian monarchy and doctrine, the Luxor Temple was constructed in 1400 BC to host religious festivals and the coronation rituals of Pharaohs like Ramses the Great and Amenhotep III. The Opet festival was conducted in the New Kingdom (1570–1050 BC) to celebrate Amun-Re fertility and to revitalize the kingdom. It is connected to the magnificent Karnak Temples Complex by the broad Avenue of Sphinxes.
After supper, the whole family will go to the Nile Cruise in Luxor to spend the night.
Food: Lunch and Dinner
Day Two: Discover the Western Luxor Treasures
The whole family will have breakfast at the hotel before traveling with your tour guide to see:
The Kings’ Valley
The Valley of the Kings was a hidden marvel in the middle of a symbolic hill for more than 500 years throughout the New Kingdom (1570–1050 BC). It has 63 golden tombs for some of the most inventive and well-known rulers and queens in ancient Egyptian history, including Tutankhamun, Seti I, the whole Ramses Dynasty, and many more.
Temple of Hatshepsut
Sacred of holies To have tree levels and celebrate the valley festival in the sanctuary of Amun as well as a variety of shrines devoted to Hathor, Anubis, and Amun, the Hatshepsut Temple was carved beneath the Deir el-Bahari cliffs in the 15th century BC.
Amenhotep III’s holy Colossi of Memnon sculptures were transported from Cairo to Luxor to praise his accomplishments, display his legacy, and honor his ancestry.
On the Nile Cruise, the complete family will have their lunch and supper before staying overnight.
Breakfast, lunch, and dinner
Explore the Mythical Temples of Edfu and Kom Ombo on Day Three.
On the Nile cruise, the whole family will have breakfast before departing with their tour guide to explore:
Temple of Edfu
One of the most magical temples in Upper Egypt, the Edfu Temple of the sky falcon deity Horus, patron of divine protection and triumph, is a well-preserved fairytale. It was constructed between 237 BC and 57 BC.
Temple of Kom Ombo
On the bank of the Nile River, you may see the unusual twin temples of Horus the Elder’s Kom Ombo and the Nile’s Crocodile God Sobek. One of the last ancient Egyptian temples to still be in use between 180 BC and 47 BC is this one.
The whole family will return to their Nile Cruise for lunch, supper, and overnight lodging.
Breakfast, lunch, and dinner
Day Four: Discover Aswan’s Wonders
After breakfast, the whole family will begin their 5-day family Nile Cruise vacation by taking in Aswan’s marvels, which include:
High Dam at Aswan
The Aswan High Dam was built in the middle of the 1960s to completely regulate the yearly flood, preserve the water in the man-made lake Nasser, and generate hydroelectricity.
The Unfinished Obelisk
Aswanitic rocks were used to construct the unfinished Obelisk of Queen Hatshepsut (1508–1458 BC), which was intended to pierce the sky and astound onlookers with the skill of ancient Egyptian stonemasons. With a height of 42 meters and a weight of 1200 tonnes, it was designed to stand at the entrance of the Karma Temple.
After lunch, the complete family will depart with their tour guide to continue their family holiday Egypt trip by visiting:
Temple of Philae
To offer some insight into the religious history and tales of ancient Egypt, the Philae Temple of Isis, the goddess of Motherhood, was constructed in the 7th century BC during the Ptolemaic dynasty.
The whole family will dine, sleep, and spend the day at sea on the Nile Cruise.
Breakfast, lunch, and dinner
Day 5: Conclude Your Magnificent 5-Day Family Tour
On the last day of the five-day family Nile cruise, everyone will have breakfast before concluding their wonderful trip by traveling to any location in Aswan that they want.
Hint: To meet your demands and fit your requirements, you may offer your opinions about including or omitting any trips from your tour schedule.