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The Nile & Abu Simbel Sun Festival

4 Days
Group Tour
21st Oct 2016
from / per person
Looking for a luxury Nile break at affordable rates? Board our 5 star Movenpick Royal Lily Nile Cruise sailing from Aswan to Luxor for 4 days with a unique opportunity to attend the Sun Festival at Abu Simbel Temple and discover ancient Egypt along the Nile.
  • Accommodation on board Movenpick Royal Lily Nile Cruise with full board basis
  • Shore excursions and Nile Cruise sightseeing tours
  • Meet and greet service upon arrival and departure
  • All transfers by air-conditioned vehicles
  • Assistance from our personnel during your stay and excursions
  • All sightseeing tours and excursions shared with Nile cruise group
  • Tour to Attend Abu Simbel Sun Festival
  • Excursions to Karnak and Luxor Temples
  • Excursions to the Valley of the Kings and Hatshepsut  Temple
  • Excursions to Edfu and Kom Ombo Temples
  • Excursions to Philae Temple, High Dam and  the Unfinished Obelisk
  • Entrance fees to all sights between Luxor and Aswan On board entertainment programme
  • English-speaking tour guide for all Nile Cruise tours and shore excursions
  • Bottled water during the tours
  • Free loan of mobile phone charged against 30 min local calls / 3 min. international calls.
  • Service charges and all applicable taxes included in the cruise price
  • International airfare to Egypt.
  • Entry visa to Egypt.
  • Personal spending.
  • Optional activities.
  • Tipping for Nile cruise crew and Guides
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Day 1: Arrive Aswan - Nile Cruise Tours

On arrival at Aswan Airport or the Train Terminal, you will be greeted and assisted by a Memphis Tours Representative then escorted by your knowledgable Egyptologist Tour Guide who will take you for an amazing tour of the Aswan High Dam, the Unfinished Obelisk and the Temple of Philae in Aswan. Following your tours, you will be transferred to your Nile cruise boat in Aswan for embarkation with lunch, afternoon tea and overnight in Aswan.
Meals: Lunch, Dinner

Day 2: Road to Abu Simbel Sun Festival - Nile Cruise

At 12am you will be picked up and transferred to Abu Simbel to witness the extraordinary Sun Festival at Abu Simbel. watch the light slowly crawl through the internal Hypostyle Hall and through to the Sanctuary. The sun lightens statues of Amun Re, Re Herakhte and Ramses the god, whilst the statue of Ptah the god of darkness, remains in shadows. Later on you will be transferred back to your Nile Cruise in Aswan for sailing to to Kom Ombo to visit the Temple shared by the two Gods Sobek and Haeroris. After your fascinating tour, Lunch on board will be followed by sailing on to Edfu for your tour of Horus Temple. Afternoon Tea will be served on the top deck whilst sailing on to Luxor via Esna lock to which you will get the opportunity to see local life and take some memorable pictures. Dinner and overnight stay aboard the Nile Cruise Ship in Luxor.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3: Luxor Nile Cruise Tours

Arrival in Luxor – breakfast is served on board your Nile cruise ship followed by your accompanied tour for a fascinating insight into Ancient Egypt along the East Bank of the Nile in Luxor to Karnak and Luxor Temples. You will then be transferred back to the Nile cruise ship in Luxor for lunch, afternoon tea and dinner on board with overnight aboard the Nile cruise vessel in Luxor.
Please note* There is ample time for discovering Luxor City in the afternoon
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4: Luxor Nile Cruise - Disembarkation

Disembarkation after breakfast, followed by your accompanied Egyptologist Tour Guide to visit the West Bank of the River Nile in Luxor to the Valley of the Kings, the Temple of Queen Hatshipsut at El Deir EL Bahari and the Colossi of Memnon with free time at leisure in Luxor then you will be transferred to Luxor airport or train station for departure.
Meals: Breakfast
Price Per Person:
  • Movenpick Royal Lily Nile Cruise
Double $ 485
Single $ 665
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  • Transportation - All transport within your tours is included such as domestic flights, trains, and air conditioned vehicles by road. Wi-Fi can be provided in road vehicles, therefore please inform us on booking if you require Wi- Fi whilst travelling by road along with complimentary bottled water. All our vehicles are new and of the latest design and technology.

  • Tour Guides and Representatives - Throughout your holiday from arrival to departure, you will have the constant assistance of our Memphis Tour Representatives who are responsible for your transfers to and from Airports, Hotels and resorts and will assist at the Airports with Visa, tickets and luggage and are there to answer any questions you may have. Once you start your tours of the sites in Egypt, you will have the constant guidance of your highly qualified Egyptologist Tour Guide both on included and optional tours

  • Travelling with Children in Egypt - Many children delight in touring the Pyramids, Temples and Tombs in Egypt as often it is part of their school study programme. Therefore Memphis Tours offers packages and tours to suit all ages with excellent combined ‘twin centre’ and multi location destinations such as Cairo, Luxor, Aswan (Egypt Family Tours and Nile Cruise) and the Red Sea Resorts.

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