Journey to the extraordinary Luxor whereby Egypt’s greatest concentration of grand monuments can be found. Board a motorboat to the archaeological paradise that is Luxor’s West Bank. Accompanied by a professional guide, visit the 63 burial chambers of the Valley of the Kings that is nestled in surrounding mountains. Witness the famed resting place of Tutankhamun before exploring the Valley of the Queens which is home to Luxor’s most colourful and impressive tomb. Head to the Nile’s East Bank to find the great temple complexes of Luxor and Karnak before a private sail on board a traditional sailboat. In these unforgettable moments, delight in sundowners as you watch the sun set magically behind Theban Hills. PELORUS can arrange an exclusive experience for you to hot air balloon over the “open-air museum” of Luxor. Relish world-class vistas as you glide over gorgeous countryside, historic sites and watch the sunrise illuminating the sky.
Appreciate more ancient monuments and the river’s beauty as your adventure continues on board an opulent Dahabiyas Nile Boat. This unique, relaxing mode of transport will carry you from Esna to Aswan in utter comfort and modern luxury. Relish the boat’s impeccable taste, top hospitality, delicious Egyptian cuisine and bright bedrooms that allow for excellent views. This first-class cruise offers wonderful opportunities to dock and explore inland. In Edfu, take a charming horse and carriage through the city streets, spend days swimming from the riverbank, wander into the desert at dusk to find ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs and at Gebel Sibsileh, witness the Nile flowing through the mountain ranges at its narrowest.