Enjoy some free time in the morning to browse the souk or walk along the Nile.
Later, board a felucca (local boat) to reach Elephantine Island and visit a Nubian village. Walk around the small community, then enjoy a traditional dinner at a local home.
Spend the day exploring Aswan. Opt to visit the magnificent temples of Abu Simbel.
One of the fascinating sights in the area is the Temple of Abu Simbel.
Later, opt for a half-day tour of the Unfinished Obelisk, High Dam, and Philae Temple.Then visit the modern Nubian Museum to learn more about Aswan’s local people.
Day 5-Aswan/Kom Ombo
Sail the Nile on a felucca with a support boat. Sleep onboard under the stars.
Board the felucca. Then spend the rest of the day out on the river and a night under the stars.
Day 6-Kom Ombo/Luxor
Enjoy a guided visit Kom Ombo Temple before driving to Luxor. En route, then visit the Temple of Karnak.
Visit the Colossi of Memnon, Valley of the Kings, and the Temple of Hatshepsut. Then enjoy lunch with a local family on the West Bank of the Nile.
Cross to the West Bank. Visit the massive 18m (59ft)-high Colossi of Memnon, which is all that remains of an ancient temple.
Descend down the narrow corridors and check out the tombs of the pharaohs at the Valley of the Kings.
The Funerary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut literally seems to rise out of the surrounding limestone outcrops.
Enjoy lunch with a local family on the West bank of the Nile and then explore Luxor at your own pace.
Fly back to Cairo where the tour ends on arrival in the morning.
Wonders of Egypt Journey
Meet-and-assist services upon arrival and departure
Transportation on private air-conditioned vehicles
Accommodation in 4-star hotel, including breakfast
All sightseeing tours in Cairo, Luxor and Aswan including English-speaking Egyptologist guides, all entrance fees, and transfers
Sleeper Train (Cairo-Aswan; Luxor-Cairo)
Portage when needed
All service charge and taxes
Drinks and any personal expenses
Entry visa to Egypt
Entrance fees: to the burial chambers of the pyramids ; the “Royal Mummies Room” at the Egyptian Museum; the tomb of King Tutankhamen in the Valley of the Kings
Camel ride around the pyramids area
Optional night activities not included as part of the itinerary
You must have a valid passport to enter Egypt with at least 6 months of validity beyond your scheduled return date.