Join the MS Amarco for 4 days of Nile cruise luxury. The MS Amarco II was awarded “Best Boat on the Nile” receiving a Golden Crystal Award for two consecutive years.
Enjoy a first class trip down the Nile, with a private guide through the highlights of the Ancient Egyptian civilization including Philae Temple, High Dam, the Unfinished Obelisk, Kom-Ombo Temple, Edfu Temple, the Valley of the Kings & Queens, Queen Hatshepsut’s temple and Karnak Temple.
Return to the ship, enjoy lunch and sail to Edfu. After lunch a visit to the Edfu Temple, one of the best-preserved shrines in Egypt. The temple was built in the Ptolemaic Kingdom between 237 and 57 BC. The inscriptions on its walls provide important information on language, myth and religion during the Hellenistic period in Egypt. In the evening enjoy dinner whilst sailing to Luxor via Esna. After dinner enjoy a festive Galabeya (Egyptian garment) party. Overnight in Luxor
Lunch on board is followed by a tour of Karnak and Luxor Temples. Karnak is one of the largest temple complexes in the world covering 200 acres of land. Dating back to 3400 BC it is dedicated to the Theban triad of Amun, Mut, and Khonsu. The Hypostyle hall, at 54,000 square feet (16,459 meters) and featuring 134 columns, is still the largest room of any religious building in the world.
Add a private Egyptian Land Tour before or after your luxury cruise. Cairo, Luxor, Aswan, Alexandria, Sharm El Sheikh, Hurghada and Abu Simbel.
Why not visit the colossal Temple of Abu Simbel built by Ramses II (XIXth Dynasty) and lately saved from inundation of the Nile waters in among the glories of ancient Egyptian monuments. The temples were built out of a sandstone rock cliff, and representation of the deities to which each was dedicated is carved on its huge façade. Nearby, also saved, lies the small Temple of the King's wife Nefertari, dedicated to the goddess Hathor.
We hope you are inspired to join us on the MS Amarco Nile Cruise Luxury.
Why not take an optional excursions to visit Abu Simbel. Regarded as one of the greatest temples it was moved to save it from flooding.
See our private guided tour of Cairo, Giza, Alexandria and Sharm El Sheik Egyptian Land Tours
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