4 Days Dahabiya Nile Cruise from Aswan to Luxor

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Live a unique Dahabiya Nile Cruise experience and enjoy sailing by Dahabiya which built in the traditional style to visit the amazing different sightseeing in Upper Egypt. Explore The Temple of Philae, which was built in honor of goddess Isis. Visit Kom Ombo Temple. Also enjoy sailing to Gebel Silsileh which was a very famous quarrying area throughout all of ancient Egypt.

In Aswan, Discover the world famous High Dam, the unfinished obelisk, Temple of Isis at Philae. in Luxor, Find out the secrets of the east and west banks of luxor, Valley of the kings, Queen Hatshepsut temple, Colossi of Memnon, Karnak and Luxor temples.

3 Nights at dahabyia Nile cruise includes all meals & hot and soft drinks, door to door transfers from and to your destinations in Aswan and Luxor, qualified licensed drivers, expert tour guide, all the mentioned sites as in itinerary, taxes and charges all are included. See Upper Egypt with different eyes.

ScheduleEvery Wednesday Or Friday

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English, German, Spanish

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Day 1: Aswan the beautiful city famous by the Nubian culture

Arrive in Aswan, where you are met by your tour guide and begin your day of exploring by visiting Aswan high lights.

Today's sightseeing includes:
Aswan High Dam: visit the famous Aswan High Dam, an engineering miracle used as an embankment dam situated across the Nile River, built in the 1960’s to protect Egypt from annual floods.

Temple of Philae: visit the great philae island temple. a boat trip to the Temple of Philae, which was built in honor of goddess Isis.

Unfinished Obelisk: Continue to the Unfinished Obelisk in the granite quarries of Aswan where much of the red granite used for ancient temples and colossi came from. The Unfinished Obelisk located in the Northern Quarry still lies where it was carved when a crack was discovered as it was being hewn from the rock. Your qualified Egyptologist guide will explain how the 1 tonne obelisk was carved, and why the crack caused it to be abandoned.

Then, Board your Dahabiya cruise boat. Enjoy lunch. Later, Ride Like a Local around the Aswan Islands in a felucca, while enjoying a refreshing Scenic Sundowner.

Meals: Lunch, Dinner.

Day 2: Enjoy sailing- Visit Kom Ombo

Today, the Dahabiya will star to sail toward the north. Enjoy sailing and have your delicious lunch on the sun deck during sailing. Enjoy Aswan views and take rare photos of Aswan islands in the both sides of the Nile. watch the professional captain of the Dahabiya who wear mostly galabya the official dress of upper Egypt men while he move from the port slowly step by step between the another cruises and motor boats. the Egyptian culture around you every where. the Dahabiya sail by the Nubian islands where you will find their children play and their men and women work at the green fields. small fish boats, villages which is full of splendid Egyptian culture. it is great chance to have unique photos of the real culture.

Today's sightseeing includes:
Kom Ombo Temple: Stop In Kom Ombo, you will visit the Temple of Kom Ombo, which is dedicated to the crocodile god Sobek. enjoy sailing to Gebel Silsileh which was a very famous quarrying area throughout all of ancient Egypt due to the quality of the building stone quarried here. The site is a rich archaeological area having temples cut directly on the hills. Our Dahebieh will sail right to the foot of this majestic mountain where we will have the peaceful luxury of being the only boat to be docked in this area.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Day 3: Sail to Luxor - Luxor East bank

Today's sightseeing includes:

Temple of Karnak: Karnak Temple, the greatest example of worship in the history, dedicated to the God Amon, his wife Mut and their son Khonsu.

Luxor Temple: the Temple Of Luxor, it was built by Amunhotep III in 18th Dynasty in the New Kingdom and it was completed by Ramses' II during the 19th Dynasty.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Day 4: Luxor West Bank Tour

Today's sightseeing includes:

Valley of the Kings: the Valley Of The Kings, the magnificence of the grandeur of architecture which was used for burial, there are many kings buried in this valley. The most known tombs are King Tutmosis I, Tutmosis III, Tut-Ankh-Amon, King Ramssess VI, King Mrenptah and AmonhotepII.

Temple of Hatshepsut: at Deir el Bahari: the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut that known as El Dir El Bahari which was built by Queen Hatshepsut the daughter of Thutmosis I, who ruled Egypt about 20 years during the 18th Dynasty (approximately 1490-1469 B.C), the only pharaonic woman who reigned ancient Egypt.

Colossi of Memnon: The Colossi of Memnon which is remains of the mortuary temple of Amenhotep III.

Stop At: Luxor Eat typical Egyptian lunch in local house where you can touch the real Egyptian culture and have unique photos with an Egyptian family

Final transfer to your hotel in luxor, train station or airport with unique photos and unforgettable memories.

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch.

Itinerary is subject to modification according to navigational and security restrictions without prior notice.

PRICES
$920 Per Person in Double Occupancy.
$1235 Per Single Person in Single Occupancy.
$460 Per Child from 6 to 11 years sharing parent's cabin.
Child under 5 Years free of charge.

PAYMENT POLICY

Space will be secured upon receiving a deposit of %50. This deposit forms part of your final payment. The Remaining Balance To Be Paid On Arrival Cash Or by Credit Card.

PEOPLE ALSO ASK

Is a negative COVID-19 test (PCR and/or serology) required for entry? Yes.

All passengers travelling to Egypt must be in possession of negative PCR test certificate for COVID-19 with Quick Response (QR) code, taken at a maximum of 72 hours before their flight departure time.

It is reported that the Government of Egypt will also allow travelers to enter with proof of a WHO-approved COVID-19 vaccination. The vaccination certificate must comply with the rules of the issuing country and contain a QR code. Note: most U.S. vaccination cards, including those issued by the Centers for Disease Control, do not include a QR code required by the Government of Egypt, and, as a result most U.S. vaccination cards are not accepted by Egyptian authorities.

Highlights

Included

  • Pick up from airport, train station or hotel in Aswan.
  • 3 night cruise with full board &Soft drinks.
  • Air conditioned cabins.
  • All the tours on the itinerary.
  • Entrance fees to all sites on the itinerary.
  • Certified professional tour guides.
  • Hotel or airport transfer in Luxor.

Excluded

  • Internal Air: Cairo/ Aswan; Luxor/ Cairo. We recommend booking your domestic flight (Cairo to Aswan, before 10 am) AND (Luxor to Cairo after 13:00) so that you'll be able to make the most of your cruise itinerary.
  • Tipping (Gratuities for your tour guides,drivers and cruise crew).
  • COVID testWe provide access to COVID test to prepare for return flight (You pay the cost to the laboratory).

Optional

  • Balloon ride in Luxor $100 Per Person (Day 4)

Route

  1. Aswan
  2. Kom Umbu
  3. Edfu
  4. Luxor