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Nour EL Nile Dahabiya Cruise

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Duration

6 Days every Monday

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Tour Type

Daily Tour

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Languages

All Available

Overview

Taken away the crowds and the rush of the life and spend the finest accommodation at your own leisurely pace on Nour El Nil Dahabiya.
– Sail every Monday from Luxor (Esna) to Aswan for 6 Days.

Prices

FROM 01 MAY TO 31 SEPTEMBER.
–  1749 U$D Per Person in Double Cabin for 6 Days.
–  3299 U$D Per Person in Single Cabin for 6 Days.

FROM 01 OCTOBER TO 30 APRIL.
–  2099 U$D Per Person in Double Cabin for 6 Days.
–  3699 U$D Per Person in Single Cabin for 6 Days.

Children Policy:
– Children up to 4 years old: Free of charge.
– Children between 4 to fewer than 12 years old will enjoy with a discount of 50% from adult rate.
– Children more than 12 years old: are considered as adults

* Price are included airport transfers to/from Nile Cruise, Daily Guided Trip, Entrance Fees for the Mentioned Sightseeing, All Taxes and Services Charges.
* For the Christmas, New Year & Easter. Please inquire us.

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Enjoy the Luxury accommodation on El Nil Dahabiya Cruise based on Full Board.
  • Daily Guided Trip including entrance fees.
  • All ground and airport transfers.

Itinerary

Monday: Welcome to Luxor.
Pickup from Luxor airport/ Luxor Train station or Luxor Hotel.
Start the tour to visit Luxor highlights of Karnak Temples in the east bank with tour to visit the Valley f the Kings and Hatshepsut temple in the west bank in Luxor.
Transfer to embark on board where moored in Esna south of Luxor by 50 KM to start your trip.
The Captain and the crew of the boat will welcome you with warm hospitality.
IN Esna will begin with a brief walk to the temple and a stroll through streets filled with beautiful textiles and other exotic goods.
Lunch, Dinner & overnight on board.
Tuesday: Sail with visit El Kab and Edfu.
Breakfast on board then sail to El Kab, on the East bank of the Nile, was once the capital of Upper Egypt and is still home to the temple of Nekhbet, as well as a row of fascinating decorated tombs carved into the slope of the mountains. Upon docking, you will embark on a beautiful walk through a small fishermen village to visit the necropolis.
In the afternoon, the boat will arrive at Edfu, home to the Greco-Roman temple dedicated to the god Horus. This is among the best preserved of all Egyptian temples. Horse and carriage will take you to the temple through the busy city streets. After returning to the boat, you will set sail for a beautiful island.
Breakfast, lunch, Dinner and overnight on board.
Wednesday: Sail and Swim on the River Nile.
Breakfast on the morning with a day devoted to the river: immediately after an optional morning walk and breakfast, you will set sail. In the afternoon, you will stop at an island for a stroll or to swim in the Nile. As dusk begins, there may be an opportunity to walk into the desert along a valley lined with boulders covered in ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs and stone-age inscriptions. These images mark the beginning of the shortest trail through the desert to Libya (28 days in ancient times). At night, the boat will tie up the foot of floodlit temple of Gebel Silsileh.
Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner on board.
Thursday: Visit Mountain of the Chain (Gebel El Silileh) .
New Day on board with flowing between two mountains ranges, is at its narrowest. You will usually be the only visitors at this fascinating site, as large Nile cruisers are not allowed to stop here. After visiting the small temple of Horemheb and walking through the sandstone quarries, where ancient Egyptians cut stone for many of their most famous temples, you will visit a picturesque café to enjoy tea and shisha (waterpipe). You will then sail to a picturesque riverbank where you will stop for lunch and swimming.
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and Overnight on board.
Friday: Kom Ombo Visit.
After a night on the water and beneath the stars, the morning trip will take you to the town and temple of Kom Ombo. The temple was built during the Ptolemaic period on the site of an older temple and at one of the most beautiful locations, on a bend on the river. The temple was dedicated to Sobek, the crocodile-headed god. After enjoying the temple, you will visit the new Crocodile Museum, which contains many mummified crocodiles, attesting to the importance the creature played in this region in ancient times.
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and overnight on board.
Saturday: Aswan Visit- Home
Upon arrive Aswan have your Breakfast on board following by Disembark from the board.
Visit the Philae Temple of goddess Isis and the High dam.
At the appropriate time transfer to Aswan airport/Aswan hotel or Aswan train station with end our service.

Included

  • Meet in Luxor or Aswan airport with pickup to start Nile Cruise trip.
  • Accommodation on Dahabiya Nile Cruise based on full board.
  • Provided with a qualified Egyptologist guide.
  • A visit to the ancient Temple Fields and the tombs of Luxor and Aswan.
  • Daily Lunch, Breakfast & Dinner.
  • All entrance fees are provided.
  • Hotel/ airport Pick up and Drop Off using the air-conditioned Minivan transport.
  • Enjoy the undivided attention, and personalized comment provided the private guide.
  • It’s a private tour, so you are provided with your single guide.
  • More flexibility during sightseeing & stops.
  • Mineral water during the day trip.
  • All taxes and service charge.
  • VIP treatment is guaranteed for (aton tours guests).

Tour's Location

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FAQs

What is Dahabiya Cruise ?
In 1920 to 1940 AD all aristocrats and sophisticated travelers who visit Egypt love to cruise on the River Nile by sailboat. They rented the sailboats for travel in upper Egypt between Luxor and Aswan, and made their way from temple to temple enjoying the river breeze. The boats usually had couples or more cabins, bathrooms and a cabin of servants.
The Dahabiya is beautifully crafted wooden ships and usually have 2 masted sailing boat that relies on wind power: Dahabiya have no engines except for a generator that makes electricity for light at the night. This will provide the quite silence with relaxation! Sailing on the dahabiya allows the sound of the river splashing against the boat on of the only sounds you will hear during your trip between luxor and Aswan, with watching the birds and hear their singing.
You will relax and consider yourself as one of the elite travelers or the aristocrats during the days of the kingdom, or even a member of the royal family, as this is how they travel on the river Nile. Elegance and fashion, that is what they were built for; couple of cabins, fully equipped and well furniture with bathrooms, and servants to do all services during the trip. Nowadays it is very similar, though more modern and with the necessities of today, its own decorative atmosphere. with electricity, Telephones, Internet WI FI and more.
Can I make any amendment or change in the confirmed dates of my selected package ?
Yes, you can change or amend the travel dates before your arrival date, by 14 days; no fees or charge will be applied except during the peak periods (Easter, Christmas & New Year) as well the fees of the flight tickets.
If amendment or change the travel dates will be made less than 7 days prior to the arrival date, will be upon availability with supplement of change.
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