7 Night Nile River Cruise Itinerary From Luxor

Embark on a remarkable 7-night Nile River Cruise from Luxor and experience the splendor of Egypt’s ancient civilization like never before. This extensive itinerary takes you on an unforgettable journey, revealing the hidden gems and iconic landmarks that have captivated travelers for millennia. Sail serenely along the Nile River, relishing the ever-changing landscapes and historical treasures. Explore the wonders of Luxor’s East and West Banks, encounter the grandeur of Aswan, and immerse yourself in the charm of Kom Ombo and Edfu. Book now for a truly immersive and enriching experience of Egypt’s majestic past!


Discover the mesmerizing allure of Ancient Egypt on a comprehensive 7-night Nile River Cruise from Luxor. Delve into the treasures of Luxor’s East and West Banks, including the iconic Karnak Temple Complex and the Valley of the Kings. Sail leisurely on the timeless Nile River, experiencing the enchanting landscapes that have inspired countless travelers throughout history. Encounter the twin temples of Kom Ombo and the exquisitely preserved Edfu Temple. Finally, unveil the wonders of Aswan, featuring the majestic Philae Temple and the impressive Aswan High Dam. This extraordinary journey promises an unparalleled immersion into Egypt’s captivating history.


  • Explore the grand Karnak Temple Complex, a masterpiece of ancient Egyptian architecture.
  • Unravel the mysteries of the Valley of the Kings, where pharaohs were laid to rest in elaborate tombs.
  • Marvel at the beautifully preserved Temple of Hatshepsut and the Colossi of Memnon.
  • Encounter the captivating Temple of Kom Ombo, dedicated to Sobek and Horus.
  • Discover the impressive Edfu Temple, devoted to the falcon god Horus.
  • Explore Aswan’s highlights, including the Philae Temple and the Aswan High Dam.


  • Extensive Exploration: Cover the most iconic sites of Ancient Egypt in a comprehensive 7-night itinerary.
  • Expert Guides: Learn from our passionate Egyptologist guides, enriching your understanding of history.
  • Luxurious Cruise: Relax in comfort and style aboard our well-appointed Nile cruise ship.
  • All-Inclusive Package: Enjoy a seamless experience with meals, accommodation, and entrance fees included.
  • Customizable Options: Tailor the tour to suit your preferences, adding optional tours and activities.


Day 1: Luxor – Nile Cruise Embarkation

  • Arrive in Luxor and board the luxurious Nile cruise ship.
  • Explore Luxor’s East Bank, including the awe-inspiring Karnak Temple Complex.
  • Overnight on board in Luxor.

Day 2: Luxor – West Bank – Esna

  • Visit the West Bank and explore the Valley of the Kings, home to royal tombs.
  • Discover the Temple of Hatshepsut and the Colossi of Memnon.
  • Sail to Esna and pass through the Esna Lock.
  • Overnight on board in Esna.

Day 3: Edfu – Kom Ombo

  • Sail to Edfu and visit the remarkably preserved Edfu Temple dedicated to Horus.
  • Continue sailing to Kom Ombo and explore the unique Kom Ombo Temple, dedicated to Sobek and Horus.
  • Overnight on board near Kom Ombo.

Day 4: Aswan – High Dam – Philae Temple

  • Sail to Aswan and marvel at the Aswan High Dam, an engineering marvel.
  • Visit the captivating Philae Temple, dedicated to the goddess Isis.
  • Overnight on board in Aswan.

Day 5: Aswan – Abu Simbel – Aswan

  • Depart early morning for an extraordinary visit to the colossal temples of Abu Simbel.
  • Marvel at the grand statues of Ramses II and intricate carvings on the temple walls.
  • Return to Aswan and enjoy leisure time.
  • Overnight on board in Aswan.

Day 6: Aswan – Free Day or Optional Excursions

  • Enjoy a free day in Aswan to relax or explore the city at your own pace.
  • Alternatively, choose from optional excursions to enhance your experience.
  • Overnight on board in Aswan.

Day 7: Aswan – Free Day or Optional Excursions

  • Continue your free day in Aswan, taking in the serene beauty of the Nile River.
  • Explore more optional excursions or relax onboard the cruise ship.
  • Overnight on board in Aswan.

Day 8: Aswan – Nile Cruise Disembarkation

  • Disembark from the cruise ship after breakfast.
  • End of the tour or extend your stay with optional add-ons.


  • Accommodation on a luxurious Nile cruise ship.
  • All meals and selected beverages onboard.
  • Expert English-speaking Egyptologist guide.
  • All entrance fees for the mentioned sites, including Abu Simbel.
  • Pickup and drop-off at your hotel or the airport.
  • Transportation in a comfortable, air-conditioned vehicle.


  • International and domestic flights.
  • Optional tours and activities.
  • Gratuities for guides and crew.

Pricing Information:

Accommodation Plan (A) 5 stars:

Cairo:Le Méridien – Steigenberger Pyramids- Ramses Hilton- Helnan – Barcelo Pyramids- Pyramisa

Luxor: Steigenberger Nile. 

Nile cruises: MS Emilio, MS Radamis, MS Princess, MS Sara

3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars
Price per person in DBL or TRPL Room1010 $1060 $1120 $
Solo traveler1765 $1815 $1920 $
Christmas & Easter – DBL or TRPL Room1170 $1205 $1290 $
Christmas & Easter – Solo Traveler2025 $2090 $2235 $
Accommodation Plan (B) Luxury:

Cairo: Kempinski – Fairmont Cairo – Hilton Curnrad -Marriott Sheraton- Hilton Golf pyramids

Luxor: Hilton – Sonesta St. George.

Nile Cruises: MS Amwaj Nile Cruise, MS Nile Premium, MS Bule shadow, MS Jaz Jubilee, Crown Emperor, Steigenberger.

All year roundChristmas and Easter
Price per person in dbl room2060 $2570 $
Solo traveller3440 $4170 $
Ultimate Luxury:

Cairo: Four Seasons -Marriott Mena House – Kempinski Nile Deluxe – Fairmont Nile Premium – Hyatt Regency

Luxor: Sofitel Winter Palace.

Nile cruises: Sanctuary Sun Boat – Oberoi Cruises – Movenpick Royal Cruises – Sonesta Cruises – Le Fayan – Ms Farah -MS Acamar 

All year roundChristmas and Easter
Price per person in dbl room3360 $3870 $
Solo traveller5255 $5700 $

Tips and Advice for Travelers:

  • Wear comfortable clothing and shoes suitable for walking during temple visits.
  • Protect yourself from the sun with sunscreen, sunglasses, and a hat.
  • Respect local customs and traditions, especially when visiting religious sites.
  • Bring a camera to capture the breathtaking sights along the Nile River.

Trip Notes:

  • The tour may operate in reverse (Aswan to Luxor) based on cruise availability.
  • The Abu Simbel visit involves an early morning departure due to its location.


  1. Is the Abu Simbel visit included in the package? Yes, the tour includes a visit to Abu Simbel, a remarkable UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  2. Can I customize the tour to add optional activities? Absolutely! We offer additional tours and activities to personalize your experience further.
  3. Are the cruise ships air-conditioned? Yes, all our Nile cruise ships offer air-conditioned cabins and public areas for your comfort.
  4. Can I request a specific cabin type on the cruise ship? Yes, we can accommodate cabin preferences based on availability.

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General Tips

  • Always wear comfortable shoes.
  • Buy a local SIM card.
  • Carry some of the currency of Egypt is the Egyptian pound.
  • Learn some Arabic words like Shokran, Mn Fadlak.
  • Try the famous Egyptian food like Ful & Ta’meya.
  • Stay Hydrated at all times especially during the summer in Egypt.
  • Friday and Saturday are the official holidays in Egypt.
  • The metro is one of the fastest ways to travel within Cairo.
  • Keep a tour Guide by your side to fully enjoy your time in Egypt.

General Highlights

  • Explore the Pyramids of Giza, the Sphinx.
  • Shop at Khan El Khalili Bazaar enchanting markets in old Cairo.
  • Behold the holy Islamic & Coptic attractions in Old Cairo.
  • Feel the grandeur of Luxor within its majestic temples & tombs.
  • Rediscover the captivating wonders of the Egyptian Museum.
  • Witness the great Philae and Abu Simbel temples in Aswan.
  • Board a soulful Nile Cruise from Luxor to Aswan or vice versa.
  • Discover the Natural Allure of Egyptian oases like Siwa or Bahariya.
  • Swim, Dive, and snorkel in Hurghada or cities situated on the Red Sea.

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