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Sailing The Nile: 6-Day Felucca Adventure From Aswan To El-Kab. Discover the timeless beauty of Egypt on a 6-day felucca cruise from Aswan to El-Kab. This journey will take you on a peaceful and scenic voyage along the Nile River, where you will witness some of the most stunning ancient sites and hidden gems in Upper Egypt.
You will sail on a traditional wooden felucca boat, the same kind that has been used on the Nile for centuries, and experience the river’s tranquil waters, passing by small villages, lush greenery, and historic landmarks. Along the way, you’ll visit temples, tombs, and other remarkable monuments, including the Temple of Kom Ombo and the Temple of Philae. You will also explore the ancient city of El-Kab, which is home to some of the most well-preserved temples and tombs in all of Egypt. With a knowledgeable guide to lead the way, you’ll gain insight into the rich history and culture of this fascinating region, and create unforgettable memories that will last a lifetime.
570 USD per person in a group (2-16) people.
970 USD per a single traveler (Traveling alone).
Please keep in mind that slight changes might occur due to circumstances beyond our control.
You will begin your 6-day felucca adventure by meeting your guide wherever your in Aswan to commence your tour. Explore the High Dam, the beautiful Philae Temple, and the granite quarry of the Unfinished Obelisk.
Board your Felucca cruise. Enjoy the Nile landscape in Aswan. Lunch and dinner on board. Stop on the banks for a peaceful night.
Breakfast on your felucca cruise then drive to 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. Camels are sold here every day of the week, but the main days are Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday.
Back to your felucca cruise to 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. This temple of Kom Ombo was built during the Greco-Roman period. The temple has a unique design. Because it is dedicated to two gods, it has two parallel axial passages running through its columned halls, terminating in two sanctuaries, one for each. The southern axis (on the right) is Sobek’s, and the northern (on the left) Harwer’s.
Back to your felucca cruise to set sail to Gabal El-Silsilah to overnight there.
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. Explore the rock-cut temple of Horemheb at the Quarry. Set Sail to Edfu to overnight there.
Take a horse and carriage to visit the most intact temple in Egypt, the Temple of Horus in Edfu. Edfu Temple is one of the most striking and complete of ancient Egyptian temples and is dedicated to the worship of the god Horus. Situated on the western bank of the Nile, its construction began during the reign of Ptolemy III (246–221 BC) in 237 BC, but was completed in the reign of Ptolemy XII (80–51 BC) in 57 BC, 180 years later.
Back to your Felucca cruise to set sail to El-Kab. Overnight in El-Kab.
Breakfast then disembarkation. Visit the tombs of El-Kab which were built during the early New Kingdom period to narrate the exploits of the liberation wars against the Hyksos.
You end your 6-day felucca adventure with a transfer to your hotel in Luxor.