4 Day Aswan To Luxor Dahabiya Nile Cruise From New Zealand

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4 Days / 3 Nights
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Best 4 Day Aswan To Luxor Dahabiya Nile Cruise From New Zealand

Embark on a mesmerizing 4 day Dahabiya cruise from New Zealand, exploring the ancient wonders of the Nile valley. This journey from Aswan to Luxor offers a unique glimpse into Egypt’s rich history and modern traditions. Travelers from New Zealand will find this cruise an exceptional way to experience the best of Egypt.

Start your Dahabiya cruise adventure with a visit to the Philae Temple, a stunning relic dedicated to the goddess Isis. This temple, set on an island, offers an enchanting introduction to the treasures of Egypt. Sail to Kom Ombo to see the unusual double temple dedicated to both Sobek and Horus. Continue your journey to Edfu, home to the best-preserved cult temple in Egypt, dedicated to the falcon god Horus.

Experience the tranquil beauty of the Nile as you sail towards Esna. The journey continues to Luxor, where you’ll explore the Valley of the Kings, the final resting place of pharaohs. Here, the tombs reveal fascinating details about Egypt’s royal past. Conclude your cruise with visits to the magnificent Karnak Temple and the Luxor Temple. These iconic sites showcase the grandeur of ancient Egyptian architecture and culture.

This 4 day Dahabiya cruise from New Zealand is a perfect blend of history, culture, and adventure. The intimate setting of a Dahabiya allows for a more personal and relaxed experience. This 4 day Egypt itinerary offers New Zealand travelers a comprehensive tour of Egypt’s ancient wonders. Enjoy the charm of a Dahabiya Nile cruise, savoring the serene views of the Nile. This 4 day tour to Egypt is ideal for those seeking a compact yet enriching journey.

Join us on this unforgettable Egypt Nile River cruise and discover the timeless allure of the Nile valley from Aswan to Luxor.

Price from:

920 USD per person in a twin/double room (2-16 people).

1565 USD per single traveler (Traveling alone).

Price Includes

  • Meet & assist service upon arrival and departure
  • All transfers as per the itinerary by air-conditioned vehicles
  • Accommodation on a comfortable Dahabiya Nile cruise for 03 nights
  • Entrance fees as per the itinerary
  • 10 meals: 03 breakfasts, 04 lunches, and 03 dinners
  • Water, hot drinks, and soft drinks
  • Licensed Egyptologists tourist guide
  • All service charges and local taxes

Price Excludes

  • Travel insurance
  • Gratuities
  • Any optional tour

Children Policy

  • Children from 1 – 5 years are free of charge
  • Children from 6 – 11 years get 50% off
  • Children from 12 years are considered adults
Highlights of this 4 Day Aswan To Luxor Dahabiya Nile Cruise From New Zealand

This 4 day Dahabiya cruise from New Zealand offers a rich tapestry of history, culture, and adventure, making it an unforgettable journey through the heart of Egypt.

  • Philae Temple: Begin your journey with a visit to this picturesque temple dedicated to the goddess Isis, located on an island in Aswan. Its stunning architecture and serene setting make it a perfect start to your cruise.
  • Kom Ombo Temple: Explore this unique double temple, dedicated to both Sobek, the crocodile god, and Horus, the falcon god. Discover the fascinating duality and symmetry of this ancient site.
  • Edfu Temple: Visit the best-preserved cult temple in Egypt, dedicated to Horus. The grandeur and detailed carvings of this temple provide deep insights into ancient Egyptian worship practices.
  • Valley of the Kings: Delve into Egypt's royal history in Luxor's Valley of the Kings. This necropolis houses the tombs of pharaohs and nobles, offering a glimpse into the opulence and mystery of ancient Egyptian burial customs.
  • Valley of the Kings: Delve into Egypt's royal history in Luxor's Valley of the Kings. This necropolis houses the tombs of pharaohs and nobles, offering a glimpse into the opulence and mystery of ancient Egyptian burial customs.
  • Karnak Temple: Experience the vast and awe-inspiring Karnak Temple complex. Its towering columns, detailed hieroglyphs, and impressive obelisks tell the story of Egypt’s powerful New Kingdom.
  • Intimate Dahabiya Experience: Enjoy the charm and intimacy of a Dahabiya Nile cruise, offering a relaxed and personalized way to explore the Nile. The smaller vessel allows for closer connections with fellow travelers and a more serene sailing experience.
Itinerary
4 Day Aswan To Luxor Dahabiya Nile Cruise From New Zealand

Day 1 Arrive in Aswan - Aswan Tour - Board your Dahabiya cruise

Arrival at Aswan Airport/Railway to begin your 4 day Dahabiya cruise from New Zealand. Meet Egypt Best Vacations guide just outside the arrival terminal to commence your tour. Visit the High Dam, a great engineering feat of the 1960s to stop floods and generate electricity. Then proceed to the beautiful Temple of Philae. This beautiful temple was built during the Greco-Roman era and dedicated to Isis, goddess of Magic and Love in ancient Egypt. End your tour at the granite quarry of the Unfinished Obelisk.

Transfer to your Dahabiya Nile River cruise. Set sail to Kom Ombo to overnight there.

Day 2Kom Ombo - Edfu

Visit the twin Temple of Horus and Sobek together with the Crocodile Museum at Kom Ombo. Kom Ombo Temple was built during the Greco-Roman period. It was built over the ruined temple of the New Kingdom. The temple began during the time of Ptolemy V and was completed by the time of Emperor Tiberius. The emperors Domitian, Caracalla, and others added to the temple. So it took about 400 years to finish.

Enjoy a short visit to the Crocodile Museum before you go back to your Dahabiya Nile River cruise to set sail to Edfu to overnight there. 

Day 3Edfu - Esna - Luxor

Take a horse and carriage to visit the Temple of Horus in Edfu. The Temple of Horus in Edfu is the most intact temple in Egypt and one of the most beautiful temples built during the Greco-Roman period. The temple is very intact, none of its elements are missing but the Sacred Lake and two obelisks. The Temple of Edfu is fully inscribed with reliefs and hieroglyphs on its exterior and interior walls.

Take your carriage back to your Dahabiya River Nile cruise to set sail to the lock of Esna. Go through the lock and continue sailing to Luxor for the final night of your 4 day Aswan to Luxor Dahabiya cruise from New Zealand.

Day 4End of your 4 day Dahabiya cruise from New Zealand

Disembarkation followed by visiting the magnificent tombs of the Valley of the Kings, where the pharaohs of the New Kingdom period were buried. Then proceed to the unique Hatshepsut Temple, who ruled Egypt for about 20 years as a sole pharaoh. Continue to the Colossi of Memnon of Amenhotep III.

Enjoy your lunch at a local restaurant then proceed to the impressive Karnak Temple and the majestic Luxor Temple. These two temples were dedicated to the Theban Triad of Amun, Mut and Khonsu.

Your 4 day Dahabiya cruise from New Zealand ends with a transfer to your hotel in Luxor or Luxor Airport/Railway. 

Optional tour: Sunrise Hot Air Balloon over Luxor

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