Aswan / Luxor
Are you ready for an exceptional journey? Join Your Egypt Tours as we embark on the Chateau Lafayette Nile Cruise, an experience that exceeds all expectations.
Prepare to be enveloped by the rich heritage of a civilization spanning over five millennia as you discover the majesty of the Nile River like never before. Whether you choose the four- or five-day cruise option, this is an excursion you'll definitely want to be part of. It's your opportunity to relax and fully enjoy the voyage.
Chateau Lafayette offers various amenities, including relaxation areas, a gym, and therapy rooms. That will ensure you rejuvenate your senses while traveling and revel in the breathtaking scenery. Following a day of exploration, our spacious cabins and apartments provide the perfect sanctuary.
The dining experience is exceptional, offering a taste of the Nile's finest flavors, and our service is personalized to make you feel genuinely pleased. You can rely on The Chateau Lafayette to make your Nile journey unforgettable.
The journey will begin when you fly south to Aswan. Once you arrive, the impressive High Dam will be our first destination.
If you want to level up your adventure in the evening, the Sound and Light Show at the Philae Temple is your chance to do that. It's available for USD 45.00 per person.
Overnight: Aboard The Nile Cruise in Aswan | Meals: Lunch, Dinner.
Our journey carries on to Kom Ombo, where you can explore the extraordinary Kom Ombo Temple, a sacred place devoted to two deities, Sobek and Horus.
One of Egypt's incredibly well-preserved temples, the Temple of Horus, is one we will see on our journey to Edfu. After that, we head toward Luxor.
Overnight: Onboard the Nile Cruise | Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
Savor a delicious breakfast on The Nile Cruise before getting ready to explore Luxor's wonders. Your journey via Luxor will take you to the picturesque West Bank.
Overnight: Aboard the Nile Cruise | Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
You will enjoy a substantial meal to start your day as we approach the end of our journey.
After that, you'll take a tour of the magnificent Karnak Temples Complex located on Luxor's Eastern Bank. It's time to embark on the Nile Cruise after a fun visit to the Temple of Luxor.
As soon as you arrive at Luxor International Airport, a welcoming representative from Your Egypt Tours will be waiting to welcome you and assist you as needed.
You will board the Chateau Lafayette Nile Cruise with ease after being transferred there.
Here's a glimpse of your day's itinerary:
From Luxor Port, we set sail on our excursion. Take pleasure in a delicious lunch on board later in the afternoon.
After that, we travel to the stunning temples of Karnak and Luxor, which are rich in history and magnificence. After a delicious meal to round off the day, you will spend the night in Luxor.
Meals: Lunch, Dinner.
We start the day with a cruise to the ancient Thebes' famous West Bank after a hearty breakfast. You will be able to tour the well-known Valley of the Kings, which is home to several royal tombs, including those of Ramesses the Sixth and King Tut.
In addition, you will find the fantastic temples of Dier El Madina and Medinet Habu. It is imperative to stop at the Colossi of Memnon on the way back.
Savor a sumptuous lunch on board in the afternoon. After a delicious dinner, the day concludes, and you'll spend the night on the cruise.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
We set off on an adventure to the magnificent Temple of Edfu as the sun rises. This ancient masterpiece is the best-preserved remnant of the ancient world and was dedicated to Horus, the falcon god.
Our journey then continues to the fascinating Kom Ombo. Enjoy a lavish lunch on board our boat at noon. We will also discover Kom Ombo's fascinating twin temple. On one side is the Crocodile God Sobek, the world's creator and goddess of fertility.
On the other hand, the other side honors Horus the Elder, also known as the Falcon God Haroeis. We finish the day with a delicious meal.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
We are sailing the waters of the Nile with grace today, headed toward Aswan. Breakfast is served gradually in the morning.
After that, we will admire the Unfinished Obelisk while touring the stunning High Dam and the charming Philae Temple. After a delicious lunch on board, we witness the sunset.
After a delicious dinner, you will spend the night in Aswan resting.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
By private coach or domestic airplane, you can reach the Abu Simbel temples on this last day if you want to go on a fantastic adventure there.
A distinctive blend of cultural enrichment is promised by this unforgettable excursion (available at an additional fee of USD 375.00 for 5-8 persons).
After enjoying your breakfast meal and this incredible excursion, it's time to say goodbye to the cruise, which brings your Nile River Cruise experience to an end.
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Egypt has many historical sites that you can visit and enjoy. Each tour is different and unique. If you go on a Nile cruise, you can visit Abu Simbel, Aswan, and Luxor in the South and enjoy the temples, tombs, and the treasures of the Nile. In the North, enjoy the Pyramids of Giza, The Egyptian Museum, Sakkara. Mosques, churches in Cairo, and many landmarks located in the city of Alexandria. On the East, Enjoy a beach tour for diving, snorkeling, and swimming in the Red sea. Every city has its charm, history, and flavor where you can do many tours and activities.
Your Egypt Tours is one of the leading and pioneer travel agencies in the Egyptian tourism industry. We offer very special care and personal touch to our clients making them feel at home with their family. Great and high-quality service to ensure that your trip with us is one of a lifetime. In addition, the commonly known reasons such as our customers’ feedback and testimonials, competitive prices - excellent customer service, punctuality and. Most important of all, our customers safety and enjoying every minute in your trip are our priorities. With us, you are in a safe hand.
It usually varies according to the type of tourist trip in Egypt, but the average cost for spending one week in Egypt is 1600 USD including visiting alot of tombs and temples and sailing on a 4 or 5 stars Nile cruise.
Don't drink the tap water - it is highly chlorinated. However, with enough time in Egypt, you could potentially grow accustomed to the water. This doesn't mean that the tap water is polluted, it simply means that you are not used to it, and you might get stomach problems. This happened to most people when they visit a country for the first time. They were simply not used to water there. It's a similar situation here. It is advisable to drink Bottled water during your entire holiday. That is why it is strongly advisable that you don't drink the tap water, and use it only for washing and brushing your teeth.
Enjoy Egypt Tours From September until March. It is the perfect time when the weather is good and mild. From September until mid-November, when it is very nice and the temperatures are pleasant for all activities - around 25 C to 15 C. mid-Nov until the end of February is wintertime when temperatures during the day are around 12 or 15 C, and at night can drop to about 7 or 8 C. In March and April, the weather is still so nice and travelers can enjoy the Easter vacation. From May to September is the summer season. Spending summertime in a desert climate does not appeal to most travelers. Average daytime temperatures hover in the high 80s and low to mid-90s, although they can jump up into three digits in the South as in Luxor and Aswan. Summer is really hot here, prices go down and it is a good chance for travelers with a tight budget.
It is usually hot and sunny. winter falls between November and January, and the peak of the summer months is between June and August. Winters are generally mild, although temperatures can fall below 50 degrees Fahrenheit (10 degrees Celsius) at night. In the Western Desert. Cairo and areas of the Nile Delta may experience a few rainy days during winter. Summers can be unbearably hot, especially in the desert and other areas of the country's interior. In Cairo, average summer temperatures regularly exceed 86 degrees Fahrenheit (30 degrees Celsius), while the record high for Luxor and Aswan, popular tourist destinations on the banks of the River Nile, is 110 degrees Fahrenheit (45 degrees Celsius).
Safety and security are our first and foremost concerns! Egypt is a very safe country with a low crime rate. Now with the coronavirus outbreak, accommodations and sightseeing nationwide have finalized sterilization and disinfection in light of the Egyptian government's efforts to implement precautionary measures against the COVID-19. In addition, our company has followed the same procedures to make all our staff, guides, and drivers are well-trained with the current events to prevent and stop the spread of this outbreak. Traveling the world is a joyful experience and we want to do our part to keep the anticipation stress-free.
There are many things to do in Egypt during your visit depending on your interests and character. Cairo, Alexandria, Luxor, and Aswan Nile cruise must be your first priority if you are a history and culture lover. You must visit the pyramids of Giza, enjoy a Nile cruise between Luxor and Aswan and enjoy visiting the most important tourist attractions in Luxor and Aswan. You can visit the city of Hurghada, Marsa Alam, or Sharm el-Sheikh Red Sea for relaxation and enjoy many activities there such as diving, snorkeling, sunbathing, or swimming. You may like to go on a safari trip in the western desert if you are an adventurer. Many other activities are available in every single Egyptian city
The high season for tourism is all year with winter and spring being peak season for cultural travels with lots of sightseeing. Weather in Egypt is perfect for many kinds of tourism, and if coming in June, July, and August, head for the seaside resorts. Those months are very warm with temperatures that can reach around 45C. and the humidity is about 70 to 80%, but it is bearable with the sea and large swimming pools nearby. So the period of the high summer season is also a bit busy as hotels fill up with tourists from all over the world looking for a bargain, lots of sunshine, diving, snorkeling, etc. It is also a primary vacation time in Europe. If you come in the deep summer season you can still enjoy it because you can always sightsee early in the morning and go again at night when the sunsets. You will definitely need good sunscreen and a lot of liquids to drink with a nice hat on your head. Summer is a good time for people looking for good rates in accommodation and other services.
Egypt is a Muslim country and the dress code is towards the conservative side, especially for women. That being said, we are used to seeing travelers from all over the world. My suggestion would be to wear light clothes and not to wear short shorts, short skirts and alike to avoid the occasional unwanted stare. But it's really up to you. When you visit religious places (synagogues, churches, and mosques) you do need to cover your shoulders and wear over the knee dresses, if you are planning to wear one of course. If you plan to attend the Nile dinner cruise, there is no need for formal wear unless you want to make that night a special night! Also, you will be sharing this experience with other travelers so you can dress however you feel most comfortable.
You can get your visa when you arrive at Cairo Airport. It is an easy process for USA, UK, Canadian, Australian and European citizens. The visa is simply a stamp (like a mail or postage stamp) that you buy from the visa office, at the port of entry just before the immigration booth. The visa will cost you $25 US Dollars and after buying it; you just stick it on any empty page on your passport. Once you have bought your visa you then stand in line to get your passport stamped by the immigration officer. You can also apply for E-Visa via the official electronic visa portal: www.visa2egypt.gov.eg
Your Egypt Tours travel agency recommends two weeks so that you can enjoy the temples and tombs of Luxor and Aswan, explore the sights of Cairo, and relax in the Red Sea islands and nature reserves.
There are many Nile cruises. Not to name one but your choice depends on many things to put in mind such as the number of nights you want to spend on the cruiser, your budget, and the standard of the Nile cruise. We recommend you choose a 5-star luxury Nile cruise, and if you are looking for a private Nile River cruise you can choose Dahabiya cruises, it is only for the small-group tour, about 15 people. Most cruises have. There is another way of cruising the Nile, which is the Felucca boat. It is traditional and charming but it is cheap as long as it will be ok to sleep on the deck exposed to mosquitos and most of these boats do not have a toilet
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Absolutely mind blowing. A definite must see. We flew from Aswan after I contact Your Egypt Tours, as I did not want to sit in car for hours with my 10-year-old daughter. Just so much history and ancient love. You cannot miss this one thing if you are in Egypt. The rocks are just HUGE, so special.
I recently traveled with my wife, daughter, son in law and two grandsons (ages 4 and 2) to Egypt with Your Egypt Tours. We had a private tour experience. From the moment we landed at the airport on our arrival to the day we left we were treated with the utmost care and attention
Our trip to Egypt was wonderful. The accommodations and travel was seamlessly arranged by customer service rep, Mona, and we visited so many of the famous Egyptian antiquities. I would not have done the trip without the very knowledgeable guides, Ashraf and Mamdouh