5 Days Dahabiya Nile Cruise from Luxor to Aswan

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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.

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.

Enjoy sailing to Gebel Silsileh which was a very famous quarrying area throughout all of ancient Egypt.

in Aswan, Explore The Temple of Philae, which was built in honor of goddess Isis. 

4 Nights at dahabyia Nile cruise includes all meals & hot and soft drinks, door to door transfers from and to your destinations in Luxor and Aswan, 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 Saturday Or Monday

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Day 1: Arrive Luxor- Luxor East bank

Arrive in Luxor, where you are met by your tour guide and begin your day of exploring by visiting the east bank of the Nile.

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.

Then, Board your Dahabiya cruise boat. Enjoy lunch and dinner on board, Overnight on the west bank of Luxor.

Meals: Lunch, Dinner.

Day 2: Luxor West Bank Tour - Cruise the Nile

This morning, explore the west bank of the Nile River and the Necropolis of Thebes.

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.

This afternoon, Cruise to Esna, Overnight beside an island.

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch and Dinner.

Day 3: Sail to Edfu - Visit Edfu Temple

Today, the Dahabiya will star to sail toward Edfu. Enjoy sailing and have your delicious lunch on the sun deck during sailing. Enjoy Nile views and take rare photos of Luxor and 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 include:
The Temple of Horus at Edfu, falcon-headed god of the sky. Built in 230 BC by Ptolemy III, this amazingly well-preserved and colorful structure reveals what temple worship in ancient Egypt was like. 

Sail the Nile, Overnight beside an island.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Day 4: Kom Ombo Temple - Crocodile Museum

Today, the Dahabiya will star to sail toward Gebel Silsileh & Kom Ombo

Today's sightseeing include:

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.
Sail to Aswan

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Day 5: Aswan the beautiful city famous by the Nubian culture

Arrive in Aswan such a charming city famous by the Nubian culture. our expert tour guide will take you to discover the high lights of the city.

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.

Later, transfer to the Aswan airport or train station.

Meals: Breakfast.

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

PRICES

$1100 Per Person in Double Occupancy.

$1525 Per Single Person in Single Occupancy.

$550 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 in Luxor.
  • 4 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.
  • Airport or train transfers in Aswan.

Excluded

  • Internal Air: Cairo/ Luxor; Aswan/ Cairo. We recommend booking your domestic flight (Cairo to Luxor, before 10 am) AND (Aswan 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).

Route

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