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4-Days 3-Nights Cruise From Aswan To Luxor including Abu Simbel Hot Air Balloon
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Overview

Cruise the Nile River from Aswan to Luxor on a 5-star cruise that explores the ancient highlights of the Upper Nile. From the Temple of Philae to Kom Ombo Temple and the Valley of the Kings, discover royal tombs to temples. An included sunrise hot-air balloon flight above Luxor’s magnificent West Bank helps take in the scale of the ancient settlement, and onboard entertainment ensures a lively cruise. Discover one of the most impressive temples in Egypt by visiting Abu Simbel 285 km south of Aswan.
  • Enjoy personal service from Aswan arrival to Luxor departure
  • Included meals and activities take care of logistics
  • 5-star accommodations mean a comfortable trip aboard
  • Hot-air balloon experience goes beyond standard trip itineraries
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3 nights accommodation on 5 stars Nile Cruise on full board basis.
35 to 45 minutes Hot Air Balloon Ride Over Luxor Sky
All transfers/Pick up&drop off by A/C.vehicle.
Professional English speaking Egyptology Tour guide.
Sharing a small group to Abu Simbel with English Speaking tour guide.
Breakfast (3)
Lunch (3)
Dinner (3)
Any personal expenses like laundry etc.
Water or Drinks on the cruise.
Entrance Fees to all the mentioned sightseeing.
Tipping to Guide, Drivers, cruise crew etc.
Motorboat to Philae Temple.
Wifi on The cruise (with extra charge on the cruise)

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All Hotels in Aswan East Bank. Aswan Airport or Train Station.
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Near public transportation
  • Stroller accessible
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • A child from 6 to 11 accompanied by one adult will be treated as an adult.
  • Children from 6 to 11 sharing with parents .(maximum 2 children in one room).
  • If your arrival to Aswan is so early,so we will start the tour direct upon arrival as Cruise check in at 12:00.
  • Prices are quoted in U.S dollars,per person per trip and valid,except during Christmas,New Year,Easter holidays.
  • Sometimes due to sailing conditions on the River Nile,Nile Cruises itineraries schedule and sailing time maybe updated.We assure that our clients will see all what is on their itineraries but maybe in different order.
  • If the trip to Abu Simbel cancelled due to bad weather, you will be refunded with 30USD per person.
  • If the Hot Air Balloon trip cancelled due to bad weather, you will be refunded with 30USD per person.
  • Camera is not allowed on the balloon basket, you can only use your cellphone to take pictures.
  • A child less than 6 years is not allowed for the balloon trip.
  • Most travelers can participate
  • If you want to have your own room, then you need to book for a single person.
  • If you are traveling in a group of 3 people, you will enjoy one triple room.
  • If your traveling in a group and wanted to have your own room, then do a separate booking for a single person
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Egypt Gift Tours
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during 4-Days 3-Nights Cruise From Aswan To Luxor including Abu Simbel Hot Air Balloon?
A:The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
See all safety measures taken by 4-Days 3-Nights Cruise From Aswan To Luxor including Abu Simbel Hot Air Balloon.
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What is the policy on sanitization during 4-Days 3-Nights Cruise From Aswan To Luxor including Abu Simbel Hot Air Balloon?
A:The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
See all safety measures taken by 4-Days 3-Nights Cruise From Aswan To Luxor including Abu Simbel Hot Air Balloon.
Q:
What is the social distancing policy during 4-Days 3-Nights Cruise From Aswan To Luxor including Abu Simbel Hot Air Balloon?
A:The policy on social distancing is:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
See all safety measures taken by 4-Days 3-Nights Cruise From Aswan To Luxor including Abu Simbel Hot Air Balloon.
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during 4-Days 3-Nights Cruise From Aswan To Luxor including Abu Simbel Hot Air Balloon?
A:The policy on staff health & safety is:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
See all safety measures taken by 4-Days 3-Nights Cruise From Aswan To Luxor including Abu Simbel Hot Air Balloon.

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star-5
Amazing boat experience
G_M
, May 2022
Waleed has been an excellent tour guide, inside the boat and also during the tours! He really knew about the temples and about any further question que had. I would definitely recommend it! The boat, the food and the service, awesome!
star-5
Beautiful trip, lots of sights visited
Colin_A
, May 2022
Beautiful experience in a couple of days. The cruiseship was accommodating, the tour guide knowledgeable and the overal experience smoothly organised. The itinerary was quite intense, as lots of sights are visited in a couple of days with early mornings. Thank you for the unforgettable experience
star-5
Picture perfect
David_L
, May 2022
We had Ahmed as our tour guide during our cruise and he was nothing less than amazing. He explained everything in detail and always had time for questions. Best part was he offered to take pictures and they ended up being my favorite pictures from the 15 days I was in Egypt. He gave us updates on any time changes and helped us buy the tickets to all the temples we saw! I highly recommend Ahmed as a tour guide for this cruise!! 10/10
star-5
Go for it!!!
JessicaE_C
, May 2022
The trip was AMAZING!!! Our tour guide was Walid… he was very knowledgeable and helpful!!! Food, tours, service were outstanding. We enjoyed every bit of it!!!
1 traveler found this review helpful
star-5
Great experience!
Anna_F
, May 2022
We had a great time, many thanks to our guide Mohamed Wafa! He took care of us during the whole itinerary. Mohamed was really enthusiastic sharing with us all the stories about ancient Egypt and making our stay as easy as possible. We sailed with the Blue Shadow, a nice and clean boat with a great sun deck. Food was good, and if you want to save some money buy water in a supermarket during/after the day trips. One highlight was the Hot Air Balloon ride, highly recommended. Greetings from Simon & Anna to Mohamed.
star-5
Amazing trip
hiroaki_s
, May 2022
Most of the monuments visited were truly amazing, especially Abu Simbel temple, Luxor temple, valley of the kings. We were in small group of nice people. The tour guide Ismael was great at explaining and always helpful. Waking up as early as 3 or 4 AM two days out of four (for Abu Simbel and hot balloon) was needed but it was worth it.
star-5
Sabry, the best guide of Egypt!!!!
Raul_Z
, Apr 2022
The cruise was the best experience of Egypt. The main reason was Sabry, our guide who made the experience memorable. He was a very knowledgeable egyptologist, creating great vibes in the group and making us immerse in the pharaonic ancient stories. His language skills (in our case Spanish) were very proficient which made the experience more enjoyable. I would highly recommend doing this cruise, specially with Sabry.
1 traveler found this review helpful
star-5
Our tour guide Mostafa...
MIGUEL_G
, Apr 2022
Our tour guide Mostafa was nice and professional. Additionally, Heda (Egypt Gift Tours) was extremely efficient and helpful.
1 traveler found this review helpful
star-5
Very nice experience in...
Juan_D
, Apr 2022
Very nice experience in Egypt , my spanish guide Sabry was amazing, very well knowledged and patient! Recommended
1 traveler found this review helpful
star-5
Excellent cruise, nice guide, amazing sights
Andrew_G
, Mar 2022
We had an excellent time seeing all the sights along the Nile. Our guide Ahmed was very knowledgeable, helpful and fun. The organisation of the tour was great; the staff were helpful and checked-in with us to make sure everything went smoothly. The boat was nice, the staff on the boat were friendly. Food was good. All in all it was an excellent holiday, seeing the different temples and sights along the river.
star-4
Overall the trip was very...
Andrew_M
, Mar 2022
Overall the trip was very good. Ismail was a fantastic guide, incredibly knowledgeable, flexible, and able to assist on all tour-related matters and even personal logistics. Heba was very helpful with support. Be prepared for a busy schedule with early start days, 4-5am starts most days. The activities are all fun, but if you are looking for a trip where you spend more time sitting on the boat in the sun as you float down the Nile, there is really only one long window (>1-2 hours) for that in this trip. You will also be sharing the boat with many other tours of different nationalities, and you will also be traveling at the same time as many other cruise boats so be prepared to share the boat and tour sites. That said, Ismail does a great job of navigating these things and finding you unique experiences in between. The boat staff are friendly and helpful. The food is decent but we definitely enjoyed the food more when we stopped at local restaurants. Overall a very good experience for the price.
1 traveler found this review helpful
star-5
You’ll leave wanting more
Gabriel_C
, Mar 2022
Very good way to experience Egypt without any headaches, our time with the tour was wonderful and we left actually with some regrets for not going on the longer cruise. Our experience was this good in no small part due to our guide Mostafa Abdo, who speaks very good Portuguese and is very knowledgeable.
star-5
The best
Matteo_N
, Mar 2022
A great experience, everything was perfect. Heba the coordinator was really nice and responsive . But what made our experience the best was having Mohamed as guide, the best person!
star-5
The best Nile Cruise ever.
Sten_L
, Feb 2022
A fantastic cruise with a fantastic group of people from the USA and UK and with Ismael Haroun as our fantastic guide. From day one Ismael made us his family and has been the best and most helpful guide ever. His knowledge of the Egyptian history is incredible. This tour and Ismael is definitely worth doing. Thanks for four very nice days.
star-5
Amazing Experience in a cruise in Egypt
Diego_F
, Jan 2022
We had an amazing experience in the cruise. Everything was fantastic, well organized and carefully taken care of every detail. Rooms were great, also food. But the attractions were incredible, specially the Air Balloon trip! Special thanks to Heba from Egypt Gift Tours. And even more special to Mostafa Abdo, our guide. He made the trip unforgettable!
star-5
The best cruise package.
Md_h
, Jan 2022
The trip was absolutely amazing. It's can't be anymore better then that. Especially The tour operator Heba will contact with you every steps of your journey and Ahmed will take care of your every needs on the field. I can say that it's the best trip so far for me. Just owww.
1 traveler found this review helpful
star-5
Memorable Egyptian holiday
vinny
, Jan 2022
Ghada Kamal is an expert guide friendly, patient, loyal and caring for her costumers, the tour with her is very exciting and enjoyable and cultural full of interesting information. Her cooperation makes us long ti deal with her in the future. Ww wish her all the best in her life. A special thanks to Ms Heba from Egypt gift travel agent she took a good care of us from a far and solved the problem we had during the trip in an expert way and ended with pleasure. It was a big gain to deal with her!
star-3
Great experience with plenty areas of improvement
Colin_S
, Dec 2021
1. The cruise itself was fantastic and the sights on the Nile were incredible. 2. Water, coffee and tea should have been provided with the price as these were extra and over priced. 3. The Nubian Village tour was a ripoff as our guide Mohammed ElKhady takes us to his predefined shops where we were ripped off with exorbitant prices. e.g. 1 Egyptian LE for a gram of black pepper was outrageous and the shopkeepers get arrogant and rude if you try to challenge them. Also our tour was cut short as it was Friday and our guide had to go and pray and then came back and took us to the boat. 4. The hot air balloon ride was canceled due to high winds but there was no communication to our group as to what was going on. We were transported there, spent two hours in the cold from 4-6am without knowing why and then told to get back on the bus. 5. You have to pay 5LE to use the toilets at the places the tour decides to stop
2 travelers found this review helpful
star-5
Great honeymoon option!
Aubrey_M
, Dec 2021
My husband and I booked this cruise as part of our honeymoon in Egypt. Heba, our trip coordinator, was incredible and very responsive to questions along the way. She checked in with us at the beginning of the cruise and towards the end to see how we were doing. She also organized different surprises to celebrate our honeymoon which made us feel very special. 10/10 would recommend booking your travels through Viator!
2 travelers found this review helpful
star-5
Memorable cruise in Egypt!
Nobukazu_S
, Dec 2021
We picked this cruise tour, since it offered Abu Simbal, Luxor Hot Air Balloon, and other places in 4 days. It was so packed, but we are so glad that we picked this one. Our guide, Ismail, was so friendly, engaging, knowledgeable, and entertaining. His tour guide and instructions were so clear and he answered all the questions we had. He also arranged PCR test and Quad ride for us. I recommend this tour, especially with Ismail.

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