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Dahabiya from Esna to Aswan

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Dahabiya from Esna to Aswan
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Luxury Dahabiya cruise in Egypt, sailing the Nile to Aswan

We've revived those elegant days,  with modern comforts and conveniences. Enjoy the great scenery of the green fields on the banks of the Nile , follow the steps of the mighty Pharaohs , their temples , their tombs and graffiti. Fulfill your dream on board of sailing boat exploring this natural dimension in unforgettable ways.    
Day Program Meals Staying in
1 Luxor - Esna - AL Kab Half Board Aboard of Dahabiya
2 Edfu - Gabal EL Silsila - Maniha Island  Full Board Aboard of Dahabiya
3 Kom Ombo - Darau Full Board Aboard of Dahabiya
4 Aswan Breakfast   

Day 1: Luxor -Al Kab (Nekhbet)- Fawaza Island-(54 Km) Edfu

  • Meeting in Luxor’s airport/station or hotel and transfer to the boat in Esna City.
  • Sailing to Al Kab city .
  • Stop to visit Al Kab (Ancient city of Nekhbet the Goddess Vulture of the city).
  • Visit: remains of the 12m-thick mud brick walls that surrounded the town are impressive and date back to the Late Period (747–332 BC) then we proceed to see an Old Kingdom cemetery. Across the road, past the ticket office and cut into the hill at the edge of the valley, are tombs of New Kingdom (1550–1069 BC) local governors. The most important is the Tomb of Ahmose.
  • Back to the boat and Slipping silently down the Nile and moves very slowly, so you have time to relax and enjoy the scenery of the small villages covered in green color. • We stop to take lunch on a small island on the heart of the Nile. Continue sailing to Edfu city. Moor near Edfu.
  • Dinner and overnight on board.   

Day 2: Edfu – (42 Km) Gebel EL Silisla- Maniha Island

  • Breakfast on board. Leave the boat and take the horse drawn carriage to walk in Edfu city (modern center of Sugar and Pottery industries) to reach the most preserved temple of Egypt ‘’Temple of Horus’’. It dominates the West Bank of the city and offer opportunity to enjoy a collection of prefect preserved reliefs of Ancient Egypt. The temple is actually a reconstruction of an older building on the same site, and was part of the Ptolemaic project to solidify their dynastic hold on Upper Egypt by identifying themselves with the Pharaohs. Not only is the design a copy of the old temple, so are the inscriptions on the walls
  • Back to the boat Continue sailing to Gebel El Silisla. It was an important centre for the cult of the Nile: every year at the beginning of the inundation season sacrifices were made here to ensure the fertility of the land.
  • Visit the three shrines built by Merenptah, Ramses II and Seti I during the New Kingdom.
  • Back to the boat and set the sails to navigate to Mainha Island where we take dinner. Overnight on board.   

Day 3: Maiha Island – (65 Km) Kom Ombo- (8 Km) Darau

  • Breakfast on board. This morning we enter the city of Kom Ombo where we tour the Ptolemaic Temple of Sobek and Haeroris, Elder Horus god of the falcons. (Temple of Kom Ombo) that has an unusual symmetrically twinned architecture in which all rooms and doors are mirrored on the other side of the building. Once inside, you’ll see that there are two sanctuaries in the middle of the temple, each a mirror image of the other.
  • Back to the boat and have lunch. Sailing to Darau small village.
  • Moor in Darau. Dinner and overnight on board.

Day 4: Darau - Aswan

  • Breakfast on board of the boat.
  • Arrival in Aswan.
  • In Aswan we start a tour of Temple of Phaile , the unfinished Obelisk and the High Dam
  • Transfer you to your destination (Hotel, Airport or Station). End of services. 

 

NO Guests Periods Notes
Summer Winter Peak
  From: 01/06 From: 01/10 XMAS New Year Easter  
To:30/06 To:30/05
02 500 USD $ 575 USD $ 675 USD $
03 450 USD $ 485 USD $ 585 USD $  
04 415 USD $ 450 USD $ 525 USD $  
05 395 USD $ 430 USD $ 500 USD $  

Price includes:

  • Meet and assistance services in internal airports.
  • 03 nights on board of Dahabiya with full board treatment , Soft drinks and water are included. (02 Double & 01 Single cabins)
  • All mentioned sightseeing.
  • All admission fees for the visited places.
  • English / French speaking tour guide.
  • All private transfer.
  • All tax.
  • All required permissions for the sailing
  • Horse Carriage to visit Edfu Temple.
  • Motor boat to visit Philae Temple.

Price excludes:

  • Tips.
  • Alcohol Drinks.
  • Personal Expenses.  

You will have private cabin equipped with en-suite private bathroom (shower and  toilet) . linens, towels, and amenities (soap and shampoo) are avaliable. Each cabin has  Electronic security locks , In-room electronic private safe ,Large windows with a panoramic view .Cabins with individually controlled A/C units.

Frequent Asked Question

Frequent Asked Question

Faq: payment should be 50% before coming

Faq: You should provide you license ID "international".

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