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Discovery Lake Nasser Tour and Old Cataract Hotel

from $1137
08 Days
Private Tour

A new and exciting Egyptian alternative to exploring the beauty of Upper Egypt on this 8 Day Discovery Lake Nasser Cruise and Old Cataract Hotel in Aswan and on the beautiful Lake Nasser. The Great Temples of Abu Simbel, Aswan Nubian culture and the people of Lake Nasser are all included to ensure your Egyptian experience.

  • Meet and assist service upon arrival and departure at all locations
  • Entry visa to Egypt upon arrival
  • Assistance of our personal during your stay and excursions
  • All transfers by a modern air-conditioned deluxe vehicle with Free Wi-Fi
  • Accommodation for 3 Nights on board 5 star lake cruise on full board basis
  • Accommodation for 4 Nights at Sofitel Old Cataract hotel on Bed & Breakfast 
  • All Nile Cruise excursions as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Tour to the Temples of Abu Simbel
  • Tour to the temples of Amada and Derr
  • Tour to Tomb of Penout
  • Tour to Wadi El Seboua and Temples of Dakka & Meharakka
  • Tour to the Kalabsha Temple, Beit El Wali, Kiosk of Kertassi
  • Entrance fees to all sights between Aswan and Abu Simbel
  • Egyptologist guide during your excursions
  • Admission fees to the sights throughout the tours.
  • Free loan of mobile phone charged against 30 min local calls / 3 min. international calls.
  • Applicable taxes for all hotels and Nile cruises included in the price.
  • International airfare
  • Personal spendings.
  • Optional excursions.



NB: You can book your international flight from the UK to Luxor and return directly with EasyJet / FlyMonarch / similar



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Day 01: Arrival Luxor, Egypt - Old Cataract Hotel Aswan

Arrival Luxor airport - Welcome to Upper Egypt. You will be Met and assisted by our Tour Representative then transferred by air conditioned vehicle to check in to Legend Old Cataract hotel in Aswan, famous for it’s celebrity past icons such as Agatha Christie (where she wrote ‘Death on the Nile’), Sir Winston Churchill, Lady Margaret Thatcher, King Farouk of Egypt and more. Comfortable overnight stay in your 5 star Hotel in Aswan.
Welcome Drink

Day 02: Old Cataract Hotel - Aswan Optional Tours

Breakfast in your hotel with a Free day in Aswan to explore the lovely Nubian people and culture with many optional tours available such as Nubian Museum and villages, felucca ride around the Cataract islands and Lord Kitchener’s Island, Philae Temple, Aswan High Dam, Market tour and more. Overnight in Aswan at the Hotel.
Meals: Breakfast

Day 03: Aswan - Abu Simbel Lake Cruise Tour

Breakfast in hotel then transfer to Abu Simbel by air conditioned Private vehicle to embark on your Lake Nasser Cruise before lunch. later, you will escorted by your English speaking expert Tour Guide to explore the wonderful Temples of Abu Simbel. The two Temples of Abu Simbel have their own unique style and are considered to be the masterpieces of ancient Egypt reflecting the glory and grandeur of the New Kingdom. The Egyptian Government and UNESCO decided to co-operate in order to save these Temples from the floods during the period of reconstruction when the High Dam was built. The Temple of Ramses II (also called The Sun Temple), was dedicated to the four universal Gods Ptah, Re-Her-Akhtey, Amun-Ra, and to Ramses II himself. Also The Temple of Queen Nefertari (the beloved wife of Ramses). There is the spectacular Sound and light Show performance at Abu Simbel Temples on request.and highly recommended as it is considered the best Light show in Egypt. Dinner and overnight on board your Cruise Boat.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 04: Lake Nasser Cruise Tours

Enjoy breakfast on board your boat. Today you will sail to Kasr Ibrim You will have the opportunity to view the Citadel of Kasr Ibrim via the ship's sundeck (entrance is not permitted) . However, you can take some marvelous photographs from the sundeck of the boat. Lunch on board while sailing to Amada then visit Amada Temple then sailing to Wadi el Sebou There will be the Sound and Light show at Wadi el Sebou in the evening.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 05: Lake Nasser Cruise Excursions

Wake up and breakfast on board then a visit to Wadi el Sebou, another Nubian Temple scattered along the shores of Lake Nasser. The lake is famous for its Nubian Temples which have a unique different style to the Pharaonic Temples around Egypt.On to Dakka, a Ptolemaic and Roman Temple which was moved from its original site to a new one and was originally built by reusing fragments of an older temple dating from the 18th Dynasty.Sail to Aswan with dinner and Nubian show on board overnight.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 06: Lake Nasser Tours - Aswan Old Cataract

Breakfast on board then an escorted visit to Visit of Kalabsha and Beit el Wali which sit on the edge of Lake Nasser. After your tours, check out from your Boat to be be transferred back to Aswan to Check in to Old Cataract Hotel, overnight in Aswan with optional tours available such as the Sound and Light Show at Philae Temple.
Meals: Breakfast

Day 07: Old Cataract Hotel - Aswan Optional Tours

Breakfast in the Hotel followed by a free day in Aswan to relax or take one of the optional tours available as listed in the Day 2 itinerary. overnight in Aswan.
Meals: Breakfast

Day 08: Aswan Old Cataract - Luxor - Fly Back Home

Breakfast in Old Cataract Hotel Aswan before being transferred by road to Luxor Airport to take your international flight home.
Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation :
Accommodation Plan:
Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan
Steigenberger Omar El Khayam Lake Nasser Cruise
$ 1137 Per Person in Double Room Check Availability
$ 1897 One Person Traveling Alone Check Availability
$ 1337 Per Person in Double Room Check Availability
$ 2137 One Person Traveling Alone Check Availability
  • Prices - Per Person in Sterling Per Tour and can be paid in US$ or Euros by credit card via a secure payment system with no extra surcharge. Current prices valid through April 30.2018 excluding Christmas Holidays.

  • Payment - Early Reservations advised to avoid disappointment in securing your spaces..Booking secured upon receipt of a 25% deposit. During the Christmas holidays, packages require a deposit of 50%. forming part of your final payment. Packages and vacations which include International flights will require the full flight cost and deposit (25% or 50%) due to the regulations of the Airlines who require full payment

  • Transportation - Transport for all tours included: domestic flights, trains, and air conditioned vehicles by road.Wi-Fi, Bottled water and ice box all included whilst travelling by road. All are new vehicles of the latest design and technology.

  • Tour Guides - Are available to assist you with transfers to and from Airports, Hotels assisting at Airports with Visa, tickets, luggage. All tours of the sites in Egypt include constant guidance of a highly qualified Egyptologist Tour Guide.

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

  • Wheelchair Travellers - Specially adapted Nile Cruise boat MS Amarco 1 has all amenities for wheelchairs and special assistance customers on the boat and disembarking for tours. Assistance from the Boat Crew and Tour Guides are always ready and available.For Wheelchair adapted tours and packages in Egypt (Please click here).

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