Aswan-Abu Simbel, 4 Days
Day 1: Arrival in Aswan/ Nile Cruise Sights
Embark on a great journey onboard the MS Eugenie starting with a great lunch. Relish the moment of viewing great wonders while sailing on the waters of Lake Nasser. Enjoy the Kalabsha Temple that holds many important inscriptions. Next, visit the Beit El Wali which is also known as the House of the Holy Man. Finally, the last spot to visit on the first day of your tour is the Kiosk of Kertassi, a small Roman kiosk with many columns. In the afternoon, get the chance to relax and have tea at the lounge. At the end of the day, feast on a tasty dinner and spend the night on board.
Day 2: Temples of Wadi El Seboua, Dakka and Meharakka
The cruise ship continues to sail to Wadi El Seboua and have some refreshments while passing along the Tropic of Cancer. Before enjoying your next stops, take your lunch and be ready for another day of a great trip. Visit the Temples of Wadi El Seboua, Dakka and Meharakka. These great temples were threatened by flood while the Aswan Dam was constructed and were moved to a better location about 4 kilometers away from the original site. Eugenie will continue to sail to Amada area, so have enjoy your dinner and spend the night on the cruiser.
Day 3: Abu Simbel Temples
Enjoy the morning along the harbors of Amada and be greeted with a great breakfast. Here, you will visit the unique Temples of Derr that was cut in the rock. The Temple of Amada is known in Nubia as the oldest Egyptian temple and the humble Temple of Penout. The day continues to the waters of Kasr Ibrim and from the sundeck of the ship, witness the Citadel of Kasr Ibrim which is a great site for archaeological inquiry. Entry to this site is not allowed but you can still appreciate the beauty of the fortress with a great view from the cruiser. Next stop is the Temples of Abu Simbel where you can enjoy its colossal monuments. An optional Sound and Light Show can be availed and be reminded that ticket is not included in the trip. End the day with a sumptuous candlelight dinner.
Day 4: Disembarkation
Have your breakfast on board. Join an optional tour to Abu Simbel, but ticket for the second trip is not included. Prepare to disembark MS Eugenie Lake Nasser Cruise.
Abu Simbel-Aswan, 5 Days
Day 1: Arrival in Abu Simbel
At Abu Simbel, you will board the famous and elegant MS Eugenie and on top of that you will be treated with a delicious Egyptian lunch. Start your journey in the harbor of Abu Simbel where you can see its amazing temples. These temples that show magnificence have been relocated in order to preserve its beauty. End the day with a tasteful dinner and a relaxing overnight stay onboard.
Day 2: Abu Simbel to Kasr Ibrim
You will spend the second day sailing towards the waters of Kasr Ibrim. Enjoy breakfast onboard aswell as lunch. See the Citadel of Kasr Ibrim onboard the sundeck. Access at the citadel is not permitted but we guarantee a viewing pleasure from a perfect spot form the ship. Dinner will be served and stay on board for the night.
Day 3: Amada to Wadi El Seboua
Set sail towards the waters of Amada and Wadi El Seboua while having breakfast. First stop will be the temples of Amada and Derr as well as the tomb of Penout who was known as the Viceroy of Nubia. Feast on your lunch while the ship continues to sail to Wadi El Seboua. In the afternoon, visit the Temples of Dakka and Meharakka, both have been moved to better locations to be protected from the flood. Lighten up your busy day with a nice dinner and spend the night on board at Wadi El Seboua harbor.
Day 4: Aswan
On the final day of your tour you will be sailing towards the city of Aswan. While sailing enjoy onboard refreshments and entertainment. First attraction to visit will be the temple of Kalabsha. This is a fascinating temple filled with ancient inscriptions. You will also get to see other attractions like the Temple for Beit El Wali and the small Kiosk of Kertassi. In the evening have a delectable dinner along the harbor of Aswan and spend your final night at the cruise ship.
Day 5: Departure
Have your last breakfast on board and enjoy the warmth of the sunrise before preparing for disembarkation.