Luxor to Aswan Dahabeya – 8 days

Overview

Trip Duration

8 days / 7 nights

Trip Operates

Saturday – Sunday

Route Map

 

Cruise on the blue waters of the Nile River in the most unique way; up the Nile river from city of the open air museum to reach Aswan, we will explore Luxor based from our selected Dahabeya, and then our boat will take us up the Nile to Aswan, the house of many Nubian secrets, passing by some selected spots and sites in our way, we will have a mixed tour of relaxation, privacy, natural and historical ancient sites

Program Itinerary Summary
Day 1

Transfer to Dahabeya in Luxor, embarkation onboard and visit Karnak and Luxor temples
Overnight onboard

Day 2

Visit Luxor West bank: Valley of the Kings, El Dier El Bahari temple and Colossi of Memnon
Overnight onboard

Day 3

Sail to Esan and visit Khnum temple in Esna
Overnight onboard

Day 4

Sail and view of El Kab, sail to Edfu
Overnight onboard

Day 5

Visit Ramady Island, Meneh Island, Jebel El Seilsila
Overnight onboard

Day 6

Visit temple of Kom Ombo, Herdiab Island and Kobania
Overnight onboard

Day 7

Sail to Aswan, visit High Dam, temple of Philae, Unfinished Obelisk and Nubian Museum
Overnight onboard

Day 8

Disembarkation from Dahabeya and transfer to airport/station

Sightseeing Highlights

Karnak Temple

Luxor temple

Luxor West bank

Valley of Kings

Queens Valley

Hatshepsut Temple

Colossi of Memnon

Esna Temple

Khnum Temple

El Kab tombs

Edfu temple

Al Ramady island

Meneh island

Kom Ombo temple

Herdiab island

Copania island

High Dam

unfinished obelisk

Philae Temple

Lake Nasser

Nubian Museum

 

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Check in - Luxor

Stylish Holidays representative will transfer you from your location in Luxor to start your special sailing onboard of Nile Dahabeya
After check in and settled in your cabin, we will enjoy our lunch onboard
After that we will start our tours to the East Bank of Luxor by visiting the gigantic temples complex of Karnak, followed by a visit to the awesome Temple of Luxor started by Amenophis III in the 14th century B.C. and extended by Ramsis II.
Return to our Dahabeya and enjoy free time afternoon
Dinner and overnight onboard

Day 2: Luxor

After early breakfast onboard of our Dahabeya, we will join our tour guide to visit the West Bank Necropolis, the burial ground of the Pharaohs “Valley of the Kings” where Howard Carter discovered the tomb of Tutankhamen in 1922. Proceed to the nearby Valley of the Queens, the mortuary temple of Hatshepsut and the Colossi of Memnon.
Return to our Dahabeya and enjoy our Lunch
Afternoon we enjoy free time at leisure onboard
Dinner and overnight onboard

Day 3: Luxor - Esna

Today we get our breakfast onboard while sailing to Esna, spend a relaxing time watching the natural scenes of Nile river islands while our boat continue sailing
We get our lunch onboard before we arrive to Esna, upon arrival to Esna, we start our visit to the town and temple of Esna dedicated to the creator god Khnum
Return to our Dahabeya ship
Dinner and overnight onboard in Esna.

Day 4: Esna – El Kab - Edfu

Early morning sailing to Edfu, and have our breakfast onboard, view of El Kab tombs and site from the deck. Continue sailing to Edfu and have our lunch on board
When we arrive to Edfu, we get off from our Dahabeya and experience a horse drawn carriage which will take us to the temple of Edfu, one of best preserved temples of Greco Roman era, the temple of Horus at Edfu. After we explore the temple with our guide, we ride our horse drawn carriage back to our Dahabeya
Dinner and overnight onboard in Edfu

Day 5: El Ramady Siland – Meneh Island - Kom Ombo

Our Dahabeya will sail early morning to Kom Ombo, in our way to Kom Ombo, we will spend a great time on Al Ramady island and have a BBQ lunch. Continue our sailing to Meneh Island and View the Silesia Temple and sandstone quarries from our Dahabeya deck. Continue sailing to Kom Ombo.
Overnight onboard - Meneh Island.

Day 6: Kom Ombo – Herdiab Island - Kobania

Visit Kom Ombo temple dedicated to the crocodile god Sobek and the falcon-headed Horus the elder god of the morning sun. Return back to our Dahabeya and enjoy our breakfast onboard. Our ships starts sail to Aswan
Lunch BBQ on Herdiab island on the Nile, sail to an island prior Aswan “Copania island”
Dinner and overnight on board

Day 7: Kobania Island - Aswan

Breakfast on Kobania island, continue sailing to Aswan. Upon arrival to Aswan we start our visits to the High Dam and the Old Dam, and continue to the Unfinished Obelisk lying in ancient granite quarries of Aswan.
Then proceed to Philae Temple, dedicated to the goddess Isis, being rescued from the rising waters of Lake Nasser at the time of the High Dam's construction.
Lunch and continue our visits to the Nubian Museum
Dinner onboard and overnight Aswan

Day 8: Aswan – Check out

Breakfast onboard and check out from our Dahabeya
Transfer to your location in Aswan

Notes
Sailing schedule is subject to change without prior notice due to navigational circumstances, but all sites will be maintained

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Prices & Dates

 

Departure Dates
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Package includes
  • 7 nights onboard of Dahabeya
  • All meals included (breakfast, lunch and dinner)
  • Soft drinks
  • Sightseeing as mentioned in itinerary
  • Round trip transfers in Luxor and Aswan
  • Professional English speaking guide (all major languages are available)
  • Entrance fees for all mentioned sites
  • Air conditioned vehicles for transfers and tours
  • Taxes and service charge
  • Assistance of Stylish Holidays during tour
Package excludes
  • Airfares
  • Entry Via to Egypt
  • Tips and Gratuities
  • Any personal expenses

 

 

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Optional Tours

Aswan Optional Tours ↓

Nubian Museum Aswan

Dinner Cruise Belly DanceInterested in Nubian culture, need to know more about the Nubian civilization, then you should pay a visit to the Nubian Museum, which displays thousands of Nubian antiquities that would have been lost under the waters of Lake Nasser after constructing High Dam of Aswan

Felucca trip in the Nile

Dinner Cruise Belly DanceSail on the Nile as ancient Egyptians, using a felucca to experience one of the most famous ways to sail on the Nile River in Aswan. The felucca is a traditional sailing boat made of wood that is used especially for river sailing. They are especially popular along the Nile River in Egypt.

St. Simeon Monastery

Dinner Cruise Belly DanceSpend a sensational day tour to St. Simeon Monastery which is located on a hill in the desert on the west bank of the Nile River in Aswan. It is one of the largest and best-preserved Coptic monasteries in Egypt. Most of the construction is said to have taken place during the 7th century and the site was historically significant for Nubian Christians

Aswan to Abu Simbel by Bus

Dinner Cruise Belly DanceGet ready for an inspiring early morning trip to visit Abu Simbel. The two Temples of Abu Simbel, with their unique style, are considered the masterpieces of ancient Egypt. The Egyptian government and UNESCO decided to co-operate in order to save these temples from the flood.

Kalabsha Temple Aswan

Dinner Cruise Belly DanceEnjoy a half day tour to visit Kalabsha temple, which lies on the west bank of Lake Nasser, which is dedicated to the Egyptian god Horus and the Nubian god Mandulis

Nubian Village by felucca

Dinner Cruise Belly DanceExplore the Nubian Village in Aswan by strolling through shady alleys and gardens is a wonderful way to experience life on modern Elephantines. At Nubian house, the owner serves tea, sells Nubian handicrafts, and can arrange live music and dancing or henna 'tattoos' with local women.

Sound & Light Show at Philae

Dinner Cruise Belly DanceThe spectacular Sound and Light Show at Philae temple will help you to imagine how the life has been thousands years ago! You will know about it through the legendary Sound & Light Shows which are played at Philae temple, its historical & culture values are simply beyond description, latest lighting laser and projection technologies are utilized to visualize mysteries of the pharaonic civilization, every year hundreds of thousands attend these magnificent spectaculars to relive the legand.

Kalabsha Temple & Nubian Museum

Dinner Cruise Belly DanceHave a spectacular trip to the temple of Kalabsha, dedicated to Mandulis, the Nubian sun god. And enjoy visiting the Nubian museum which houses thousands of beautiful monuments dating to different eras and built over an area of 50,000 square meters

High Dam, Unfinished Obelisk and Philae Temple

Dinner Cruise Belly DanceWatch the modern engineering miracle of the famous High Dam in Aswan. And watch the ancient engineering miracle or building the Obelisks. After that pay a visit to the elegant temple of Philae dedicated to goddess Isis, goddess of magic.

Camel Market of Darau

Dinner Cruise Belly DanceMake a completely different experience while in Aswan and watch the one of the world's largest gathering of camels, known as the “Ship of the Desert”, at the Camel Market in Darau. The Darau Camel market takes place every Tuesday. Different people heading to the market to purchase healthy & cheap meat. You will find different foreigners & tourists who have travelled from all over the world to visit this famous market

Luxor Optional Tours ↓

Sound & Light Show at Karnak Temple

Dinner Cruise Belly DanceExperience the beauty of the Temples of Karnak illuminated against the darkness of night as the pharaohs of the New Kingdom take you to a journey into Ancient Egyptian history at the Karnak Temples, the greatest example of worship in history and was dedicated to the God Amon, his wife Mut and their son Khonsu.

Day trip to Edfu and kom Ombo

Dinner Cruise Belly DanceGet excited by our daily excursions to the to Edfu and Kom Ombo by horse carriage to visit the majestic temple dedicated to Horus and then transfer to see to the Temple of Kom Ombo standing on high grounds overlooking the Nile.

Full day Tour in Luxor

Dinner Cruise Belly DanceCover all Luxor major sites in one day, where you will visit the East bank and West bank monuments like Karnak Temples, Luxor Temple, Valley of the Kings and the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut also known as El Dier El Baharai temple.

The East Bank

Dinner Cruise Belly DanceA short tour to Luxor’s East Bank temples will gave you a great example of the old ancient Pharaohs live and warship. Karnak Temples, the greatest example of worship in history. And the Temple of Luxor which was dedicated to Amoun- Ra.

Luxor to Dendara & Abydos

Dinner Cruise Belly DanceCover all Luxor major sites in one day, where you will visit the East bank and West bank monuments like Karnak Temples, Luxor Temple, Valley of the Kings and the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut also known as El Dier El Baharai temple.

The West Bank

Dinner Cruise Belly DanceExplore Valley of the Kings which is magnificent in its grandeur of architecture, Valley of The Kings containing the masterpieces of the ancient Egyptian tombs and the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, the only Pharaonic woman who reigned ancient Egypt

Nile Cruise trip to Dendara Temple

Dinner Cruise Belly DanceEnjoy a one Day Nile Cruise trip to Dendara Temple. Sail from Luxor to Dendara along Nile river by boat to see the well preserved Temple of Hathor, Temple of Isis and Coptic Basilica

Trip to Cairo by flight

Dinner Cruise Belly DanceDo not miss a blissful day sightseeing tour in Cairo while in Luxor. To cover the most attraction of Egypt, you should visit Cairo, which includes Great Pyramids of Giza, The mighty Sphinx, the Unique Egyptian Museum, Old Cairo Coptic churches, and Khan El Khalili Bazaar

 

Contact Information

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Nasr City, Cairo, Egypt
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