After Breakfast tour the Aswan High Dam which was an engineering miracle when built in the 1960’s. Visit the granite quarries of the 1150 ton unfinished Obelisk and continue to Philae Temple dedicated to the Goddess Isis. See the various shrines, which include the temple for Hathor, the goddess of fertility, then sail to Kom-Ombo to see the Twin Temple of Sobek, the Crocodile God and Haroeris, the Good Doctor, which are surrounded by sugarcane fields. Interesting, sculptured walls show ancient surgical instruments and dental tools at those sites. Return to the ship for some relaxation or entertainment.
Enjoy the sights along the river’s edge near the palm trees, tropical plants, amber desert, and granite rocks as you sail for Edfu where you will take a horse drawn carriage to see the temple dedicated to the Ancient God Horus, the falcon headed God. Then return to the ship to enjoy lunch and continue to Esna and visit the temple of Khnum, the Egyptian Ram-headed creator god built during the Ptolomeic period, and walk through a Nubian village and small museum. Nearby is an early Christian Monastery built in the 4th Century A.D. Return to you ship and enjoy the entertainment and delicious cuisine on board as you sail to Luxor for overnight. In the evening take an optional journey to view the Sound & Light Spectacular which features words, light and music to tell the story of the Magnificent Karnak Temple.