7 Nights Dahabiya Nile Cruise From Luxor To Aswan

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8 Days / 7 Nights
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Aswan
Luxor
Max People : 16
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Best 7 Nights Dahabiya Nile Cruise From Luxor To Aswan

Embark on a captivating 7 nights Dahabiya Nile Cruise from Luxor to Aswan, immersing yourself in a journey that combines luxury, tranquility, and the exploration of remarkable historical sites. Begin your 7 nights Dahabiya Nile Cruise adventure in Luxor. You’ll be greeted by the splendor of this ancient city. Luxor is a treasure trove of archaeological wonders, including the iconic Temple of Karnak and the magnificent Luxor Temple

Step aboard your elegant Dahabiya, a traditional sailing boat, and let the gentle flow of the Nile River guide you on a serene journey. As you sail from Luxor to Aswan, you’ll have the opportunity to explore remarkable sites along the way. Visit the Valley of the Kings, where pharaohs were laid to rest in elaborate tombs, and marvel at the intricate carvings and colorful hieroglyphs in the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut.

Cruise past picturesque landscapes, passing by charming villages and fertile fields. Enjoy the personalized service and intimate atmosphere of the Dahabiya, allowing you to relax and soak in the beauty of the Nile. Admire the temples of Edfu and Kom Ombo, which stand as testaments to the ancient Egyptian civilization’s grandeur and religious devotion.

Arriving in Aswan, you’ll be captivated by the city’s graceful ambiance and serene beauty. Explore the majestic Philae Temple, dedicated to the goddess Isis, and witness the engineering marvel of the High Dam, which tamed the mighty Nile River.

As your 7 nights Dahabiya Nile Cruise comes to an end, you’ll carry with you cherished memories of the serene river journey, the awe-inspiring ancient sites, and the unparalleled beauty of the Nile. Get ready to be enchanted by the timeless allure of the Nile as you embark on an unforgettable journey from Luxor to Aswan.

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1995 USD per person in a twin/double room (2-16 people).

3395 USD per single traveler (Traveling alone).

Please keep in mind that slight changes might occur due to circumstances beyond our control.

Price Includes

  • Meet & assist service upon arrival and departure
  • All transfers as per the itinerary by air-conditioned vehicles
  • Accommodation on a luxury Dahabiya Nile cruise for 07 nights
  • Entrance fees as per the itinerary
  • 21 meals: 07 breakfasts, 07 lunches, and 07 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 0 – 5 years are free of charge
  • Children from 6 – 11 years get 50% off
  • Children from 12 years are considered adults
Itinerary
7 Nights Dahabiya Nile Cruise From Luxor To Aswan

Day 1 Welcome aboard

Arrival at Luxor Airport. Meet and assist by our representative of “Egypt Best Vacations“. Transfer to your Dahabiya Nile cruise to begin your 7 nights Dahabiya Nile cruise itinerary. 

Day 2Karnak and Luxor Temples

Enjoy your breakfast on your Dahabiya cruise, then visit the impressive Karnak Temple. The Temple/Complex of Karnak was the great god’s chief sanctuary and much larger than any other monument in Egypt. This huge and splendid complex which actually contains many separate temples covers 1700 years of expansion and an area of 300 acres. 

Then, proceed to the majestic Luxor Temple. The Temple of Luxor was built by the 18th Dynasty pharaoh Amenhotep III (1387-1349 BCE), the grandson of the military genius Tuthmosis III, and expanded by the 19th Dynasty pharaoh Ramses II (1279-1213 BCE). Numerous other sovereigns, including Tutankhamun, Horemhab, and Alexander the Great enriched the construction with reliefs, inscriptions, and minor buildings.

Return back to your Dahabiya Nile cruise.

Optional tour: Sunrise Hot Air Balloon over Luxor 

Day 3Kings Valley, Hatshepsut Temple and Colossi of Memnon

Today, your 7 nights Dahabiya Nile cruise itinerary takes you to explore the magnificent sights of Luxor West Bank. Discover the magnificent tombs of the Valley of the Kings, where the pharaohs of the New Kingdom were buried trying to hide their tombs from the Grave Robbers.

Continue to the unique Hatshepsut Temple, who served as a sole pharaoh for about 20 years. Take a photo of the Colossi of Memnon which survived from the great temple of Amenhotep III. Transfer back to your Dahabiya Nile cruise to set sail to Esna. Overnight in Esna.

Day 4Esna - El Kab - Edfu

Breakfast on board and then a short walk to visit the great Temple of Esna. The Temple of Esna, also known as the Temple of Khnum, is a fascinating archaeological site located in Esna, Egypt. Known for its remarkably well-preserved hypostyle hall adorned with intricate carvings and hieroglyphs, the temple offers a glimpse into the religious practices and artistic craftsmanship of ancient Egypt.

Back to your Dahabiya cruise to set sail to El-Kab. Visit the great tombs of El-Kab. These tombs, dating back to the Pharaonic period, offer valuable insights into the funerary practices and beliefs of the ancient Egyptians, with their well-preserved decorations and depictions of daily life and religious rituals.

Enjoy your lunch while sailing to Edfu. Upon arrival in Edfu, you will take a Horse and Carriage to visit the most intact temple in Egypt, the Temple of Horus in Edfu. This magnificent structure showcases intricate reliefs, towering columns, and a well-preserved courtyard, providing visitors with a remarkable glimpse into the religious and architectural achievements of ancient Egypt.

Overnight in Edfu.

Day 5Edfu - Gabel El-Silsilah - Kom Ombo

Set sail from Edfu to El-Silsilah. Visit the sandstone quarry of Gabel El-Silisilah where the ancient Egyptian workers cut their stones to build their temples. Gabel El-Silsilah, also known as the Quarry Mountain, is an archaeological site in Egypt that served as a quarry during the ancient Egyptian period. Situated along the banks of the Nile River, it offers a fascinating insight into the extraction of stone and the immense labor that went into constructing the iconic temples and monuments of ancient Egypt.

Back on board for lunch and to set sail to Kom Ombo. Visit the twin Temple of Horus and Sobek at Kom Ombo together with the Crocodile Museum. Back to your Dahabiya Nile cruise for dinner and overnight is in Kom Ombo.

Day 6Kom Ombo - Camel Market - Aswan

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.

Back on board your Dahabiya for lunch and to set sail to Aswan. Overnight in Aswan.

Day 7Aswan Tour

Welcome to the lovely City of Aswan. Your tour today includes the largest engineering project in the 1960s of the High Dam as well as the granite quarry of the Unfinished Obelisk and the amazing Temple of Philae. This temple was built during the Greco-Roman era and dedicated to Isis, goddess of Love and Magic in Ancient Egypt.

Transfer back to your Dahabiya cruise to enjoy your final night of your 7 nights Dahabiya Nile cruise itinerary.

Optional tour: Nubian Village Tour

Day 8End of your 7 nights Dahabiya Nile cruise itinerary

Breakfast and disembarkation. Conclude your 7 nights Dahabiya Nile cruise itinerary with a transfer to Aswan Airport. It is sad to leave, so ask our guides about your next adventure in Egypt.

Optional tour: Tour to Abu Simbel Temples

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