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Enjoy your lovely 5-day Felucca cruise from Aswan down to Edfu. Embark on an unforgettable journey with our 5 Day Felucca Cruise from Aswan to Edfu, where you’ll discover the timeless beauty of the Nile River and the captivating wonders that line its shores. Join us for a unique sailing experience that combines relaxation, exploration, and the chance to immerse yourself in the ancient history and cultural heritage of Egypt.
Begin your 5-day felucca cruise in the vibrant city of Aswan, where you will board our traditional sailing boat and set off on a tranquil voyage up the legendary Nile River. As you gently glide along the water, you’ll be enchanted by the breathtaking scenery, from picturesque palm groves to ancient temples lining the riverbanks.
Explore the beautiful Temple of Philae in Aswan. Find out how the Egyptians sell and buy camels at the Camel Market. Visit the twin temple of Kom Ombo and the sandstone quarry of Gabal Al-Silsilah where they cut their stones to build their massive temples. Discover the most intact temple in Egypt, Edfu Temple. Immerse yourself in the rich history of these ancient sites, marvel at the intricate carvings and hieroglyphics, and gain a deeper understanding of the ancient Egyptian civilization.
Join us on this extraordinary 5 Day Felucca Cruise from Aswan to Edfu and let us transport you to a world of ancient wonders, natural beauty, and cultural immersion. Book your cruise today and embark on a remarkable journey along the Nile, where history and enchantment come together to create an experience like no other.
499 USD per person in a group (2-16) people.
850 USD per single traveler (Traveling alone).
Please keep in mind that slight changes might occur due to circumstances beyond our control.
Arrival at Aswan Airport/Railway. Meet with your guide to commence your 5-day felucca cruise itinerary.
Explore the highlights of the beautiful City of Aswan such as the High Dam, one of the great engineering feats of the 1960s. Then proceed to the beautiful Temple of Isis at Philae Island. This temple was built during the Greco-Roman era and, was dedicated to Isis, goddess of Love and Magic in ancient Egypt. You will end your tour at the granite quarry of the Unfinished Obelisk.
Transfer to your Felucca Nile cruise to set sail.
Visit the famous Camel Market (every Saturday and Sunday). Daraw has one of the largest camel markets in Egypt. Most of the camels come in caravans from Sudan’s Darfur and Kordofan along the Darb Al Arba’een (Forty Days Rd) to just north of Abu Simbel before being trucked to Daraw. It is a picturesque sight and fascinating to see the trading; sometimes there are as many as 2000 camels. Set sail to Kom Ombo to overnight there.
Breakfast then visit the twin Temple of Horus and Sobek together with the Crocodile Museum in Kom Ombo. Kom Ombo Temple 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.
Back to your felucca cruise to set sail to Gabel El-Silsilah.
Visit the sandstone quarry of Gabal El-Silsilah to witness how the ancient Egyptian workers cut their rocks to build their massive temple around Egypt. Gabal el-Silsilah is a historic site known for its ancient quarries and rock-cut temples. It holds significant archaeological importance as it served as a major source of sandstone for countless monumental structures in ancient Egypt. Visitors can explore the well-preserved temples and marvel at the intricate carvings that showcase the artistic and architectural prowess of the past civilizations.
Set sail to Edfu. Enjoy your last night of your 5-day felucca cruise itinerary.
Take a horse and carriage to visit the most intact temple in Egypt, the Temple of Horus in Edfu. It is one of the most beautiful temples built during the Greco-Roman period. The Temple of Edfu is fully inscribed with reliefs and hieroglyphs on its exterior and interior walls.
Back to your Felucca cruise to disembark, then end your 5-day felucca cruise package with a transfer to Luxor or to Aswan or to Edfu Railway.