Nile Valley Aswan - Luxor
8 days tour: DAY TO DAY PROGRAM
Day 1: Arrival at Aswan airport. Transfer to guesthouse Bet el Kerem (b&b) in the Nubian village Nagh el Kuba on the West bank of the river Nile.
Day 2: Today we will cycle to the Isis temple on the island Philae (partly by boat). On the way back we pass by the "High Dam"; the dam that created Lake Nasser, and we visit the Unfinished Obelisk. In the evening dinner with a Nubian family in the village.
Day 3: Early in the morning we leave by bike from Aswan to Daraw over the West bank. We stay the night near Daraw.
Day 4: In Daraw we visit the large camel market in the morning (only on Sundays) which is located on the route between Sudan and Egypt. Afterwards we continue our trip to Kom Ombo, where a unique double temple is located, dedicated to both the falcon god Horus and the crocodile god Sobek. After visiting the temple we cycle to the village of Faris.
Day 5: The trip continues from Faris to Edfu (temple from the Old Kingdom, dedicated to Horus.
Day 6: From Edfu to Esna (temple of the god Khnum). From Esna by train to our final destination Luxor, where we will stay the night in a hotel.
Day 7: In the morning we will visit the world famous Valley of the Kings, also by bicycle. Later this day occasion to visit the the Luxor temple, museum, temple of Karnak (sound and light show) etc.
Day 8: After breakfast time to do some last shoppings in the market e.g. In the afternoon transfer from the hotel to Luxor airport for the flight back home.
Click picture for an impression cycling in Egypt:
Individually: from 2 persons:
8 days: € 595 p.p. | 15 days. € 895 p.p.
Group: from 4 persons:
8 days: € 545 p.p. | 15 days. € 845 p.p.
Incl. transfers, guidance, bicycles, luggage transport, accommodation (b&b);
full board on day 3-6.
Bring your own sheets or sleeping bag.
Excl. flight, visa and entrance fees.