Aswan to Luxor Dahabeya - 6 days

Overview

Trip Duration

6 Days / 5 Nights

Trip Operates

Saturday

Route Map

 

With our Dahabeya tour, you will hear names and see places you will hardly have a chance to explore without a Dahabeya; Herdiab Island, El Ramadia Island, El Silsila Island, Hormoheb, Daraw and many hidden treasures on the Nile river. Come join us for something more interesting and authentic. With a few members onboard of Dahabeya, you will enjoy an unforgettable experience onboard.

Program Itinerary Summary
Day 1

Transfer to Dahabeya in Aswan, and embarkation onboard. Visit Nubian Museum
Overnight onboard

Day 2

Visit High Dam, Temple of Philae and Unfinished Obelisk in Granite Quarries
Sail to Herdiab island and overnight onboard

Day 3

Visit Kom Ombo temple, sail to El Ramady Island and view of El Selsila temple
Overnight onboard

Day 4

Visit temple of Hours in Edfu, cross Esna lock and sail to Luxor
Overnight onboard

Day 5

Visit West Bank Valley of the Kings, Valley of the Queens, Temple of Queen Hatshepsut and Colossi of Memnon
Visit Karnak and Luxor temples at Luxor East bank
Overnight onboard

Day 6

Disembarkation from Dahabeya and transfer to Luxor airport/station

Sightseeing Highlights

High Dam

Temple of Philae

Unfinished Obelisk

Kom Ombo Temple

Silsila Temple

Sandstone quarries

Edfu temple

West Bank

Valley of the Kings

Valley of the Queens

Queen Hatshepsut's Temple

Colossi of Memnon

temple complex of Amon-Ra

Karnak Temple

 

 

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Aswan – Check in

Transfer to board your Dahabeya boat in Aswan. After embarkation, we will join our guide for a tour to the Nubian Museum where authentic Nubian relics are kept.
Later we will back to our Dahabeya and spent free time at leisure
Dinner and overnight in Aswan

Day 2: Aswan – Herdiab Island

After early breakfast onboard, we will go for a day tour in Aswan to visit the High Dam, built to control the massive and destructive flooding of the Nile River. Then we continue to a majestic temple complex dedicated to the god Isis “Temple of Philae”. However in1960’s in efforts to save the temple UNESCO together with the Egyptian Government dismantled the whole temple complex and transferred it to Agilika Island.
Later we will head to Granite Quarries, where you can see amazing details on the architecture and engineering design created by the ancient Egyptians.
After our tour in Aswan, we back to our sailing ship, and sail to Herdiab Island, enjoy our dinner onboard and overnight

Day 3: Kom Ombo – El Ramady Island – El Selsila Island

Early morning, we continue sailing to Kom Ombo, which is an important town along the Nile River, it is home of the unique dual temples of Sobek and Haroeris. Sobek the crocodile headed god and Haroeris the falcon headed god. After the tour return onboard and continue sailing to Island of El Ramady, lunch will be served sundeck.
We will view Silsila Temple and Sandstone quarries from the deck of our Dahabeya ship
Dinner and Overnight

Day 4: Edfu – Esna - Luxor

Set sail early to Edfu. We will enjoy a fresh breakfast while sailing, and enjoy the scenery of the banks in the Nile River. Then we will visit the best preserved temples of Greco – Roman era, we will use a horse drawn carriage to transfer us from the Dahabeya to the temple, and return back to our Dahabeya Nile boat
We sail towards Esna, and cross the lock to Luxor
Arrival to Luxor and overnight onboard

Day 5: Luxor

After early breakfast onboard of our Dahabeya boat, we head with our guide to West Bank of Luxor, where we will start our sightseeing with the Valley of the Kings, this vast valley is a royal burial place for almost 500 years during the 16th to the 11th century BC. Most of the Pharaohs as well as powerful nobles of the New Kingdom are buried here.
Then we continue to Valley of the Queens where Queens of the pharaohs are buried in this area as well as the princes, the princesses, and members of the royal family as well.
Then we continue exploring the West Bank of Luxor to the Colossi of Memnon, and Temple of Queen Hatshepsut the pharaoh who ruled Egypt during the eighteenth dynasty. She is honored as the longest living female Pharaoh of Egypt.
We cross back to East Bank of Luxor, to see the largest temple complex in Egypt, temple of Karnak, and then proceed to Luxor Temple, the massive Egyptian temple founded in 1400 BC and known as the ipet resyt in Egyptian language – meaning the southern sanctuary, it is built to honor the triad gods of Amun, Chons and Mut.
After this long day of exploration in Luxor, we retun back to our sahip and relaz onboard
Enjoy our dinner onboard of our boat and overnight

Day 6: Luxor – check out

After early breakfast onboard, we get ready to check out and transfer to your destination in Luxor

 

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
  • 5 nights onboard of Dahabeya
  • All meals included (breakfast, lunch and dinner)
  • Soft drinks
  • Sightseeing as mentioned in itinerary
  • Round trip transfers in Aswan and Luxor
  • 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 ↓

Kom Ombo & Edfu

Dinner Cruise Belly DanceWhile in Aswan, expand your sightseeing to Kom Ombo and Edfu cities, which have remarkable temples. Kom Ombo Temple, which stands on a high ground overlooking the River Nile. Then onto Edfu Temple which is dedicated to god Horus and it considered the best preserved cult temple in Egypt.

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.

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

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 & 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

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

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

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

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.

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.

Luxor Optional Tours ↓

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

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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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