Stuck in everyday hustle and bustle? Looking for a place to empty your head and relax? Well, it’s time to pack your bags and take off to a Nile cruise Luxor to Aswan, where you can go sightseeing and enjoy the beauty of El-Nuba (Egypt’s golden land).
Being 241 km apart, a comfortable commute between Luxor and Aswan is a must. The question is, which method of transportation should you opt for? With the shimmering Nile water, the bushy greens on either side and the radiating rays of sunshine, the Nile Cruise is the obvious way to go!
You can find various cruises options to choose from, you can check the reviews online before booking. However, you will enjoy sailing along the River Nile whatever your choice is.
Onboarding, you’ll be greeted by the welcoming Nile Cruise team. After a cooling drink, you’ll be given your room keys to settle in and get comfy. At night, you’ll find a wide range of activities for you to explore.
Enjoy the experience of having a fancy dinner on a cruise. A wide array of choices of mouth-watering dishes awaits to pick from.
Live it up with the musical band and karaoke, make your nights on the boat memorable.
Gaze at the beautifully transfixing night sky. Astrology fans, you will be amazed!
On the next day, we’ll start our journey in Luxor “City of hundred gates”.
Start your day by savoring the delicious traditional Egyptian food. Do not forget to try the famous fool and falafel. The national breakfast which is an experience of its own!
Getting across the East bank, you’ll find “Luxor Temple”; It’s a striking monument that will leave you awed!
Walking through the “Sphinxes Avenue”—the entryway to the Karnak Temple—you will stand astonished by the majestic Egyptian architecture. The lotus paintings and the ever-lasting colorings only serve to prove the greatness of Ancient Egypt.
Crossing the Western bank, we will arrive at the “Mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut”. This temple will give you a glimpse into the life of the great Hatshepsut.
Next, we will visit the “Valley of the kings and queens”, where you can find 63 kings’ tombs in addition to the famous King “Tutankhamun” tomb.
Following “Valley of the kings and queens” tour we can go over to “Colossi of Memnon”, thus concluding our trip in Luxor.
Taking off to Aswan, we will first pass to Esna city, heading to “Esna Temple” and Kom Ombo town to visit “Kom Ombo Temple”. The last station before getting to Aswan is Edfu city; which is famous for its “Edfu Temple”.
Arriving at Aswan, you will take a quick felucca ride to reach “Philae Temple”, where history comes to life.
Prepare to be astonished by the lights and sound show, where the Egyptian gods and goddesses are resuscitated back to life to narrate their otherworldly tales.
Heading to “Abu Simple Temple”, you’ll discover that it was once drowned by the flood, only to be brought back to life by the UN. Arriving there, you’ll understand why it was imperative to save this marvelous pylon.
Now it’s time to head to Nuba – Egypt’s Golden Land
If you want to explore a place where you can relax under the sun, while enjoying a breathtaking view, Nuba is the goal.
With its colorful walls, cheerful people and enticing culture, the Nubian village west Suhail is a once in a lifetime experience. Enjoy the cooling beverages as hibiscus, the beautiful henna drawing and the bewildering art of crocodile taming.
And by visiting Al Nuba or Nubia as it’s so-called, we conclude our trip to Luxor and Aswan. Make sure to make good use of your time there, and don’t be afraid to ask about new activities that you can have a good time with and attractions that are not on the tourist map.
If you choose to fulfill your dream and go on the trip of your dreams, we recommend that you check these tours: 7 Night Nile cruise holidays, 4 Days Nile River Cruises from Cairo with Sleeper train, and 5 Star Nile Cruise to Aswan.