15 days cultural program Luxor - Aswan - Abu Simbel
Price: From € 695,- p.p.
Incl. transfers, guidance, nights and meals as mentioned in the program.
Excl. flight and entrance fees.
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DAY TO DAY PROGRAM
Day 1: Arrival at Luxor airport. Transfer to a 4* hotel (b&b) in Luxor centre.
Day 2: Day trip to the world famous Valley of the Kings in Luxor-West.
Day 3: Day off, e.g. to visit the Luxor temple, the museum, the market etc. In the evening a visit to the Sound and Light show in Karnak Temple.
Day 4: After breakfast depart for the train to Aswan. Arrival in Aswan after 3,5 hours. Transfer to the Westbank and the house in the Nubian village where you will be staying untill day 14. In the evening welcome dinnner in restaurant Bet el Kerem.
Day 5: 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 6: Bicyle day on the Westbank, a wonderful divers trip past the green agricultural areas, the Nile river, the Nubian villages and the desert
Day 7: No program. You might visit Aswan centre, the market, the modern Nubian museum and to relax (if you like in a swimming pool of one of the hotels).
Day 8: Visit to the Nubian temples: the Isis temple on Philae island and the Kalabsha temple. On the way back we pass the "Unfinished Obelisk" and the High Dam of Lake Nasser (the biggest reservoir of Africa).
Day 9: A two days trip by felucca (meals and night in the boat). In Daraw, we visit the camel market (only on Sunday) Afterwards we visit the double temple and the new crocodile museum in Kom Ombo.
Day 10: Second day of the felucca trip. At the end of the day we return to the Nubian village.
Day 11: No program.
Day 12: Daytrip by airconditioned minibus to the famous temples of Abu Simbel, 300 km. south of Aswan.
Day 13: One day sightseeing Aswan by motorboat (Kitchener Island, Elephantine Island, Gharb-Sehel) with picknick lunch.
Day 14: With the afternoon train we return to Luxor. One night stay in a hotel.
Day 15: Transfer to the airport for the flight back home.