Ancient Temples and the Red Sea - Nile Cruise

Details

Destination : Egypt

Number of days : 7 nights - 8 days

Month of departure : February 2024

Departure from : Malpensa-Verona-Bologna-Rome

Arrival at : Malpensa-Verona-Bologna-Rome

A unique and unforgettable experience, the Nile cruise combines history, culture and nature in a single proposal. Sailing on the tranquil waters of the Nile, you will be able to observe incredible panoramas and enjoy a unique spectacle: the magic of timeless temples, the priceless archaeological treasures of the land of the pharaohs. This proposal will fill your eyes and heart with wonder during the cruise and then let you relax on the golden beaches of Marsa Alam.

  • guaranteed departures every Monday with minimum 2 participants
  • 5 days/4 nights full-board cruise, 4-star motor vessel
  • all transfers from/to the airport and from/to the hotel in Marsa Alam
  • all visits as per programme, including entrance fees
  • Italian-speaking local guide

PROGRAM

Day 1 - ITALY/MARSA ALAM: departure from Italy. Arrival at Marsa Alam airport and transfer by bus to the chosen hotel in Marsa Alam. Accommodation in the assigned rooms, dinner and overnight stay.

Day 2 - MARSA ALAM/LUXOR: Breakfast at the hotel and departure for Luxor. Boarding on the motorboat and accommodation in the assigned cabin. Lunch on board followed by a visit to the Temple of Karnak, a complex dedicated to Amun Ra and the Temple of Luxor. Dinner and overnight on board.

Day 3 - LUXOR/EDFU: full board on board. Morning visit to the Valley of the Kings, the Valley of the Queens, the temple of Hatshepsut and photo stop at the Colossi of Memnon by bus. Lunch on board and start of the navigation to Edfu, passing through the Esna lock. Overnight stay.

Day 4 - EDFU/KOM OMBO/ASWAN: full board on board. In the morning, ride in a buggy to the temple of Edfu, dedicated to the deity Horus. Return on board for lunch and continuation of navigation towards Kom Ombo to visit the temple of Sobek and Haroeris. Resumption of navigation towards Aswan. Overnight stay on board.

Day 5 - ASWAN: full board on board. Morning dedicated to a visit to the Great Dam and the temple of Philae, located on the island of Agilikia. In the afternoon, panoramic tour by felucca on the Nile to admire the Mausoleum of the Aga Khan and the botanical garden. Overnight stay on board.

Day 6 - ASWAN/MARSA ALAM: breakfast on board. Disembarkation operations and departure by land to Marsa Alam (390 km/6 hours approx.). Arrival at the chosen hotel in Marsa Alam, dinner and overnight.

Day 7 - MARSA ALAM: free day at the hotel, with all-inclusive treatment.

Day 8 - MARSA ALAM/ITALY: transfer in good time to the airport, boarding operations and departure for Italy.

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