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$2.608,00

Dahabeya Nile Cruise from Luxor to Aswan  8 days 7 nights

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Description

Dahabeya’s combines comfort and beauty in a most inspiring way, promising a remarkable, rewarding cruise experience of legendary hospitality. It’s one of the most luxurious cruises of the Nile River.

8 days, 7 nights program including a dahabeya Nile cruise from Luxor to Aswan. Along the way you will make guided visits to Abu Simbel, Aswan, Edfu, Kom Ombo and Luxor.

The cruise can also be done from Aswan to Luxor.

Highlights

High Dam

Philae Temple

Kom Ombo Temple

Edfu Temple

Medinat Habu

Luxor Temple

Valley of the Kings

Colossi of Memnon

Karnak Temple

Family friendly

What you can expect

The dahabeya will take you back in time to a gentler, more gracious era in a seven-night cruise experience between Luxor and Aswan. A unique experience down the Nile by traditional small sailing vessel that was commonly used during those elegant days of the monarchy (1920s -40s) when aristocrats and sophisticated travelers loved to cruise the Nile in style.

Itinerary

Day 1:

Embarkation in Luxor for a relaxing week sailing the Nile on a your appointed dahabiyya.

After lunch, excursion to visit the magnificent temple complex of Amon-Ra at Karnak, with its vast hypostyle hall of 137 columns, followed by the imposing 28th, Dynasty Luxor Temple.

Karnak is a complex of temples built in different reigns, which beats every other pharaonic monument: it is simply one of the most beautiful ancient monuments in Egypt.

After Karnak you will be brought to Luxor Temple, which is dedicated to the Theben Triad of Amun-Ra, Mut and Khonsu. There you will see the granite statues of Ramses the Great. These ancient temples are a must-see for Luxor travelers.

Overnight moored on the Nile banks of Luxor.

Day 2:

You will visit the West Bank for visits to the burial places of the Pharaohs – the Valley of the Kings, the most famous concentration of royal tombs. This is where Howard Carter discovered the tomb of Tutankamon in 1922.

After visiting the tombs you will be transported to the adjacent Valley of the Queens, the Temple of Ramses III – Medinat Habu and the Colossi of Memnon, the two largest ancient statues in Egypt, which date back to the era of King Amenhotep III.

Sail on the way to Esna.

Overnight nearby Esna.

Day 3:

After breakfast, commence sailing to Edfu.

Overnight moored beside a Nile island in Edfu

Day 4:

Today you will visit the wonderfully preserved Temple of Edfu which is dedicated to Horus, the falcon-headed god.

Overnight moored beside Maneeha island in Kom Ombo and dinner in the island.

Day 5:

Visit El Silsila optional.

Visit the Temple of Kom Ombo which is dedicated to the crocodile god Sobek.

Overnight moored beside a Nile island in Aswan.

Day 6:

A leisurely sailing to Aswan and moored nearby Aswan Bridge

Day 7:

Today you will visit the Aswan High Dam completed in 1971; the Old Dam completed in 1902.

You will also visit the Philae Temple, dedicated to the goddess Isis, a structure rescued from the rising waters of Lake Nasser at the time of the High Dam’s construction.

Day 8:

Breakfast aboard the dahabeya followed by disembarkation.

Included in the price
– 7 nights on dahabeya – Full Board, drinks excluded
– Aswan Tour: Visiting The High Dam and Philae Temple. 
– Luxor Tour: Visiting the East Bank :  Karnak Temples and Luxor Temple. 
– Luxor Tour: Visiting the West Bank : Valley of the Kings, Queen Hatshepsut”s Temple and the Colossi of Memnon. 
– Visits to Kom Ombo and Edfu Temples along the Nile.
– An English-speaking guide in Aswan and Luxor. 
– All stations transfers including “Meet-and-Assist”

Tour Cost Excludes
– Entrance fees to all sites, temples & museums.
– Tour to Abu Simble
– Any meals not stated on the itinerary. 
– Tips, laundry and other items of a personal nature.

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