Budget 4-Day Nile Cruise from Aswan to Luxor

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From USD 500

Sail on the River Nile and visit the ancient sites of the Nile Valley on a 4-day river cruise from Aswan to Luxor. This great-value cruise includes guided visits to the main sights, including Aswan’s High Dam and Philae Temple; atmospheric Kom Ombo and Edfu; and the tombs and temples of Luxor’s West and East Banks. Learn about the age-old treasures from an Egyptologist guide, and enjoy three nights’ full-board cruise boat accommodation, plus airport and hotel pickups and drop-offs at the start and end of your experience.
Departure Point

Your hotel in Aswan or Aswan airport

Departure Time
4 days
Return Details
Concludes at Luxor airport, your Luxor hotel, or Luxor train station
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • A small amount of walking is involved
  • Not wheelchair accessible

Languages Offered: English, German, Spanish
Prices Quoted Per Person in U.S.D ($)
  • Adults x $500.00
  • Child x $250.00

From USD 500

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Day 1: (L, D)
Your local representative will collect you from Aswan airport between 6 and 8am and transfer you to the port in comfortable, air-conditioned transport to board your cruise ship. The first day begins with a day tour of Aswan, visiting the 1960s Aswan High Dam and UNESCO-listed Philae Temple. (If you're starting from an Aswan hotel, you'll be collected at 8am and tour the High Dam and Philae before you board.)

Around 1pm you'll embark for the cruise to Kom Ombo, enjoying a delicious lunch and afternoon tea on board. At Kom Ombo, visit the unique double temple dedicated to the falcon god Horus and crocodile god Sobek, before embarking for Edfu. Along the way you'll enjoy dinner on board, followed by dancing.

Overnight on board in Edfu

Day 2: (B, L, D)
After breakfast the next day, explore the Temple of Horus in Edfu, one of Egypt's best-preserved shrines that was completed during the reign of the legendary Cleopatra. Enjoy lunch on board, and soak up the Nile landscapes as you cruise to Luxor, where you can enjoy afternoon tea, another wonderful dinner on board and a galabeya (kaftan) party, where you dress in traditional Egyptian gowns.

Overnight on board in Luxor

Day 3: (B, L, D)
Enjoy breakfast on board before exploring some of the most iconic sights in UNESCO-listed ancient Luxor. You'll start on the West Bank, visiting the Valley of the Kings, the Temple of Hatshepsut, and the Colossi of Memnon, return to the boat for lunch, then have the afternoon at your leisure. Choose between exploring Luxor's East Bank, perhaps shopping for souvenirs at the bustling markets, and relaxing on board with afternoon tea. Enjoy dinner on board.

Overnight on board in Luxor

Day 4: (B)
Enjoy your last breakfast on board, before you disembark at 10am and visit Luxor's East Bank. Explore Luxor Temple, with its vast courtyard and granite obelisks built by Ramses II, then can choose to take a horse-drawn carriage (own expense) or bus to the nearby Temple of Karnak. Here, your guide will show you the Avenue of Sphinxes, the Hypostyle Hall with its 134 towering columns, the obelisks built by Queen Hatshepsut and King Tutmosis III, the Temple of Amun, and the site of the Sacred Lake. Your tour finishes at 2pm, when you'll be transferred to the airport, train station, or a Luxor hotel


  • 4-day River Nile cruise from Aswan to Luxor
  • Cruise along the Nile through picturesque scenery and visit the key ancient sites
  • Visit beautiful Philae Temple and see the Aswan High Dam in Aswan
  • Explore Kom Ombo and Edfu temples, each dedicated to ancient deities such as the crocodile god and falcon-headed Horus
  • See the best of Luxor’s West Bank, including the Valley of the Kings and Temple of Hatshepsut
  • Stroll around Luxor Temple and ride a horse-drawn carriage to visit Karnak Temple
  • Full-board accommodation, tours with an Egyptologist guide, and round-trip hotel or airport transfers included
  • Pickup and drop-off
  • Multilingual Egyptologist guide
  • Three nights accommodation on board ship
  • Meals as per itinerary (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)
  • Transfers by modern air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entrance fees
  • Service charges and taxes

  • Gratuities (optional)