8 days active cultural trip Luxor - Aswan
Individual (min. 2 participants): from € 575 p.p.
Group (4 people or more) € 535 p.p.
Incl. transfers, assistance, nights, meals as mentioned in the program.
Excl. flights and entrance fees.
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DAY TO DAY PROGRAM
Day 1: Arrival at Luxor airport; transfer to the railway station for the train to Aswan, where you will arrive 3,5 hours later. By taxi to our Nubian guesthouse Bet el Kerem on the Westbank where you will stay the night.
Day 2: Camel trip in the desert to the centuries-old monastery of Saint Simeon and to the Mausoleum of the Agha Khan. Lunch with a Nubian family in the village Gharb Sehel.
Day 3: Start of the 3 days bicycle trip, through the villages and past the green agricultural areas along the Nile. It look likes time stood still after the pharaonic period, looking at the old farming methods. We stay the night in a boat on the Nile near Daraw.
Day 4: In the morning we visit the famous camel market. In the afternoon we continue our bicycle trip in the direction of Kom Ombo, where we will visit the unique double temple and the new crocodile museum.
Day 5: The bicyle trips ends in Edfu, where we visit the Horus temple and stay the night in the local hotel.
Day 6: A minibus will bring you to Luxor.
On the way we visit the temple in Esna.
You will stay the night in a 3* hotel in Luxor.
In the evening we will visit the sound and light show at the Karnak temple.
Day 7: Possibility to visit the famous temples on the Westbank (Valley of the Kings), the Luxor museum or the temple in Luxor centre.
Day 8: Transfer to Luxor airport for the flight back home.