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Aswan Shore Excursion: Sound & Light Show

Aswan Sound & Light Show

When you visit Aswan don’t miss the spectacular sound & light at Philae Temple. The floodlit buildings are silhouetted against the volcanic rocks with surrounding water, creates a mysterious ambiance. This wonderful multimedia presentation vividly reveals the form and majesty of this ancient site. To enhance your experience you will walk through the spectacularly lit temple as its history is narrated.

Highlights:

  • Sound & Light show at Philae Temple
  • Free to walk through the complex while illuminated
  • English commentary
  • Private tour guide & a/c transportation to/from your cruise ship or hotel

 

Transfer Details:

We provide complementary round trip transfers from your Aswan hotel or Nile cruise ship. Departure time is approximately 8:00 pm daily. Please note during the month of Ramadan which is different every year, the schedule of transfers and show times may change.  Your tour guide will inform you of any changes in the normal schedule. 

 

Show Duration:

  • 90 minutes  *approximately


Included:

  • Sound and Light Show with English commentary
  • Hotel/port pickup & drop off


Excluded:

  • Gratuities (recommended)
  • Food, drinks & items not mentioned
Luxor Shore Excursion: Sound & Light Show

Luxor Sound & Light Show

When your ship stops overnight in Luxor you are invited to take a enchanting journey through ancient Egypt to the sound & light show at the Karnak Temple. As you walk along the illuminated avenue lined with Sphinx this is the beginning of the narrated tour.  It is  a magnificent sound and light show where you walk through the temple complex and learn the captivating history of Upper Egypt and the New Kingdom.

Highlights:

  • Sound & Light show at Karnak Temple
  • Free to walk through the complex while illuminated
  • English commentary
  • Private tour guide & a/c transportation to/from your cruise ship or hotel

Transfer Details:
We provide complementary round trip transfers from your Aswan hotel or Nile cruise ship. Departure time is approximately 8:00 pm daily. Please note during the month of Ramadan which is different every year, the schedule of transfers and show times may change.  Your tour guide will inform you of any changes in the normal schedule.

Show Duration:

  • 2 hours *approximately

Included:

  • Sound and Light Show with English commentary
  • Hotel/port pickup & drop off

Excluded:

  • Gratuities (recommended)
  • Food, drinks & items not mentioned
Hot-Air Balloon Ride Over Luxor

Hot-Air Balloon Ride Over Luxor

Take in incomparable views of Luxor temples - East and West Banks from a hot-air balloon!  Far away from the crowds in the serene radiance of dawn, your sunrise flight over Egypt's ancient monuments is sure to be a highlight of your visit.

Highlights:

  • Sunrise hot-air balloon flight over Luxor
  • Beautiful aerial views of the River Nile, East Bank, Karnak Temple & Hatshepsut Temple
  • Views of the West Bank in the early morning far from the crowds
  • English-speaking guide/pilot
  • Pre-flight refreshments & snacks
  • Flight certificate & souvenir
  • Round-trip transfers from your hotel or cruise ship


Description:
Following a safety briefing and introduction to your ground crew and pilot, you will rise gently into the still-dark sky. The tranquility and beauty of the early-morning sun rising over the East Bank, illuminating the city of Luxor and surrounding mountains, is something you will never forget.

To the east you can see Karnak Temple greeting the morning sun, while adjacent in the west there's the magnificent Hatshepsut Temple. You'll see the Colossi of Memnon rise from the crop fields and, winds permitting, fly over the Ramesseum for an unrivaled aerial view of the complex. In the distance, the hidden Valley of the Queens rests peacefully in the mountains.

A support van and your landing crew will follow the flight and will be there to meet your landing and assist with disembarkation. Your hot-air balloon flight will last approximately 30 to 45 minutes, and you'll be back at your hotel or cruise ship in time for breakfast and morning tour departures.

Transfer Details:
We provide complementary round trip transfers from your Aswan hotel or Nile cruise ship. Departure time is approximately 8:00 pm daily. Please note during the month of Ramadan which is different every year, the schedule of transfers and show times may change.  Your tour guide will inform you of any changes in the normal schedule.

Departure Details:
The departure point is centrally located in Luxor; only a few minutes from most hotels or Luxor Port. Early morning departure (between 3am and 5am depending on sunrise), exact departure time will be confirmed at time of booking. All flight times are approximate and subject to change due to weather conditions and/or other restrictions.

Duration:

  • 1.5 - 2 hours


Included:

  • Hot air balloon flight
  • Flight certificate and souvenir
  • Snacks & refreshments
  • Round-trip transfers from hotel or cruise ship


Excluded:

  • Gratuities (recommended)
  • Food, drinks & items not mentioned


Notes:
Confirmation will be received at time of booking. All passengers must be able to climb into the basket independently with minimal assistance.

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