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MS/ Mayfair Xmas & New Year Nile Cruise Holiday

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Tour Details

Duration

5 Days / 4 Nights

Tour Location

Luxor / Edfu / Kom Ombo / Aswan

Tour Availability

Everyday

Pickup & Drop Off

Your Hotel

Tour Type

Private

Ancient Egypt Wonders in 5 Days Christmas Nile Cruise

Start your New Year with an extraordinary experience onboard the special of its kind “MS/ Mayfair Nile cruise” through 5 days between Luxor and Aswan at the time of miracles Christmas just before the start of the new year. The beautiful cities of Luxor and Aswan are gems growing from the harsh desert spreading beauty and wonder across the banks of the Nile. The city of Luxor will provide a closer look into the incredible architectural wonders such as the Valley of the Kings, Hatshepsut temple, Karnak temple and more. As you sail, you will reach Aswan and explore the great Edfu temple, Philae temple and many more. At Christmas, your miracle is waiting for you on board the Ms/ Mayfair Nile cruise where the purest form of beauty and wonder can be explored.

Tour Highlights

Luxor Attractions

  • Karnak Temple.
  • Luxor Temple.
  • Valley of the Kings.
  • Hatshepsut temple.
  • Colossi of Memnon.

Aswan Attractions

  • Edfu Temple.
  • Kom Ombo Temple.
  • Aswan High Dam.
  • Philae Temple.
  • The Unfinished Obelisk.

Tour Inclusions

  • 4 Nights in MS/ Mayfair 5* Deluxe Cruise, Full Board.

  • Entrance fees to all sites indicated on the itinerary.

  • Meet and Greet service by our employees at the airports.

  • Professional Egyptologist tour guide during your trips.

  • All meals are included.

  • All Transfers by private A.C Cars.

  • All service charges and taxes.

Tour Exclusions

  • Any extras not mentioned in the program.

  • International Airfare.

  • Entry visa to Egypt.

  • Optional tours.

  • Personal spending.

  • Tipping.

Tour Itinerary

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Day One : Live Amidst the Rich History of the Pharaohs in Luxor

Day One:Live Amidst the Rich History of the Pharaohs in Luxor

Upon arrival to Luxor, start your 5 Days Christmas Nile Cruise by meeting your private tour guide to discover the secrets of the ancient Egyptians Civilization in the most famous archaeological sites along the Riverbank in Luxor East Bank like:

Karnak Temple

No site in Egypt is more impressive than the Karnak temple. It is the largest temple complex ever built by man and represents the combined achievement of many generations of ancient pharaohs. The Temple of Karnak is actually three main temples, smaller enclosed temples, and several outer temples situated on 247 acres of land.

Then check-in 5* MS/ Mayfair Nile cruise to have lunch and relax. Evening time, we will pick you up to enjoy:

Luxor Temple by Night

The Temple of Luxor was the center of the most important festival, the festival of Opet. Built largely by Amenhotep III and Ramses II, the temple's purpose was a setting for the rituals of the festival. The festival was to reconcile the human aspect of the ruler with the divine office.

At the end of the day, return to the cruise and overnight on board.

Day Two : Complete Your Discovery Adventure in Luxor

Day Two:Complete Your Discovery Adventure in Luxor

Continue your Christmas Nile Cruise holiday in Egypt by a tour to the West Bank of Luxor where you will visit:

Valley of the Kings

The final resting place of Egypt's rulers from the 18th to the 20th dynasty, it is home to tombs including the great Pharaoh Ramses II and boy Tutankhamen. The tombs were well stocked with all the material goods a ruler might need in the next world. Most of the decoration inside the tombs still well preserved.

Hatshepsut Temple

One of the most beautiful & best preserved of all the Ancient Egyptian Temples. The temple was built on three levels with two wide ramps in a central position joining the levels together.

Colossi of Memnon

Two massive stone statues of king Amenhotep III are the only remains of a complete mortuary temple. The statues are made from blocks of quartzite sandstone which exist in Cairo then moved 700 KM to Luxor.

- Sail to Esna and Edfu. - Overnight in Edfu.

Day Three : Explore Edfu & Kom Ombo Temples

Day Three:Explore Edfu & Kom Ombo Temples

After Breakfast, move to explore:

Edfu temple

"The Temple of God Hours". Edfu temple considers the most preserved Greco-Roman temple all over Egypt and on its walls portrayed a "Play" shows the overcome of Horus over the devil god Seth.

Then sail to Kom Ombo to visit:

Kom Ombo Temple

Kom Ombo Temple: A temple overlooking the Nile. This temple divided into 2 temples with 2 entrances, 2 hypostyle Halls, and 2 sanctuaries.

Overnight in Aswan (late night arrival).

Day Four : Nile River Cruise to Aswan

Day Four:Nile River Cruise to Aswan

In the morning time enjoy your breakfast then move to continue your Egypt Xmas & New Year Nile Cruise Holiday by visiting some of the most treasured Aswan Highlights.

The High Dam

Built across the Nile at Aswan. The High Dam was constructed between 1960 and 1970 and has had a significant effect on the economy and culture of Egypt.

The Unfinished Obelisk

The largest known ancient obelisk. It was ordered by Hatshepsut (1508 1458 BC), possibly to complement the Lateran Obelisk which was originally at Karnak, and was later brought to the Lateran Palace in Rome.

Philae Temple

Philae temple dedicated to Goddess Isis of Love and beauty. The temple complex was dismantled and relocated to nearby Agilkia Island as part of the UNESCO Nubia Campaign project, protecting this and other complexes before the 1970 completion of the Aswan High Dam.

Overnight on board the cruise.

Day Five : End Your Egypt Christmas Nile River Cruise

Day Five:End Your Egypt Christmas Nile River Cruise

In the morning check out from your Nile cruise, then we will transfer you to anywhere inside Aswan to end your 5 Days Egypt Christmas Nile Cruise Holiday. We hope you enjoy your experience with us. P.S. You can share your thoughts about adding or removing any tours from your tour itinerary to be able to accommodate your requirements and fulfill your needs.

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  • Social distancing enforced throughout our tours.

  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized.

  • Regular temperature checks for staff

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What to Pack For This Tour

  • Hat.
  • Camera.
  • Comfortable shoes.
  • Sunblock & Sunglasses.
  • Warm clothes in winter.
  • Cotton clothes in summer.
  • Valid Passport for 6 months.

Note: Check our blog about what to pack for Egypt.

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